India

Kerala: RSS men assault supermarket workers over non-availability of non-halal beef

New Delhi, May 11 (KMS): Workers in a hypermarket in Kozhikode district in the Indian state of Kerala were attacked by members of extremist Hindu organization Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh men for not having meat in stock that did not have a ‘halal’ sticker. The incident took place in Perambra town, …

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Petition on Taj Mahal in court, Hindutva group targets Qutab Minar in Delhi

New Delhi, May 11 (KMS): After a petition was filed in Allahabad High Court in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh claiming Taj Mahal to be a Shiva temple, Hindutva groups targeted another Indian heritage site, Qutab Minar located in New Delhi demanding that it be declared as a ‘Vishnu …

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BJP leader Sangeet Som threatens to repeat Babri episode on Gyanvapi Masjid

Lucknow, May 11 (KMS): Known for his controversial and communal statements and hate-mongering, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sangeet Som, has now come up with an objectionable remark on the Gyanvapi mosque threatening openly to demolish the Mughal-era masjid situated in Banaras city of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. …

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Jailed Khalistani Sikh tells horrific tale of brutal torture in India’s Rohini jail

New Delhi, May 10 (KMS): A jailed Sikh member of Khalistan movement has said that he has been deprived of right to life by the Indian jail authorities by not providing the basic amenities, and is tortured and harassed in New Delhi’s Rohini jail. The Delhi High Court has sought …

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BJP’s Bihar MLA in hate speech says Muslims should be set ablaze

Patna, May 10 (KMS): In a latest episode of hate speech, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Member of Bihar Legislative Assembly, Haribhushan Thakur Bachaul, has said that the Muslims should be set ablaze just as Hindus burn Ravana effigies during the festival of Dussehra. The BJP leader talking to …

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‘Puja attended by Manoj Sinha at the ancient temple violates rules’, IIOJK admin told

New Delhi, May 10 (KMS): The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has taken to task the administration in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) for arranging a prayer ceremony, which was also attended by territory’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at a Hindu temple in Islamabad district, in violation of …

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Blast at Indian Police’s intelligence office in Mohali

Rocket-propelled grenade attack ‘an unusual thing’, says spy officer Chandigarh, May 10 (KMS): After hosting of Khalistan’s banners and flags on the Legislative Assembly building of India’s Himachal Pradesh state, now a rocket-propelled grenade hit the Intelligence Wing headquarters of Police in Mohali, in Indian Punjab on Monday night, shattering …

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BJP wants renaming of six roads in Delhi with ‘Mughal era names’

New Delhi, May 10 (KMS): The Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded of the authorities that the names of five roads that bear the names of Mughal era be changed. Adesh Gupta, the chief of Delhi BJP unit, at a press conference in the Indian capital, today, …

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Muslim women protesters stand in front of bulldozers to prevent demolition drive in Delhi

New Delhi, May 10 (KMS): Muslims are once again up in arms about demolition in the name of anti-encroachment campaign as bulldozers rolled into the Shaheen Bagh area of New Delhi in the presence of a huge number of police personnel. Hundreds of people, including women raised slogans against the …

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Kashmiri journalist among 4 photographers win Pulitzer for India’s COVID-19 photos

New Delhi, May 10 (KMS): News agency Reuters’ photographers Danish Siddiqui (late), Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for their powerful images of India’s COVID-19 toll. The awards are “for images of COVID’s toll in India that balanced intimacy and …

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