India

Industrialist makes offer to extinguish widespread ‘Agnipath’ protests in India

New Delhi, June 20 (KMS): Amid widespread protests against the Modi regime’s new military recruitment scheme, ‘Agnipath’, industrialist Anand Mahindra has come to rescue the Modi regime by offering the recruited soldiers employment once they are laid off after four years. Massive protests have broken out across India after New …

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JNU Associate Prof abducted, tortured by gang in Delhi

New Delhi, June 20, (KMS): Jawahir Lal University (JNU) Associate Professor Sharad Baviskar has said that he was abducted and subsequently subjected to physical torture by a gang in Indian capital New Delhi. The professor registered an FIR with police stating that he remained in the captivity of a group …

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Sikhs urged to support January 26 Khalistan Referendum in India

New York, June 20 (KMS): The Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), a US-based Sikh organization that supports a separate homeland for the Sikhs of Indian Punjab as Khalistan, while condemning the terrorist attack by some none-state actors on Kabul Gurdwara called upon the Sikh community to support Khalistan Referendum, scheduled in …

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Non bailable warrants against AIMIM leader, 4 others over anti-blasphemy protests

Lucknow, June 19 (KMS): The police in Allahabad in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, have obtained Non Bailable Warrant (NBW) against five Muslim activists including district president of All India Majilis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) for their alleged involvement in the massive protest that took place on 10 June in the city …

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June 1984: Remembrance march and freedom rally in London

London, June 19 (KMS): The Sikh community is holding a protest rally, today, at Trafalgar Square, UK, to mark the 38th anniversary of the Battle of Amritsar and Indian state army attack on Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar in June 1984. Sikh diaspora across the world, especially those living in UK, …

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Like farm laws, PM will have to take back ‘Agnipath’: Rahul

New Delhi, June 19 (KMS): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said that just as Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to withdraw the farm laws, he will have to accept the demand of the youth and rollback the Agnipath defence recruitment scheme. Rahul Gandhi in a tweet said that for eight …

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Agnipath scheme: Railways cancels 369 trains as protests continue

New Delhi, June 19 (KMS): The Railways cancelled 369 trains due to the agitation against the recently announced Agnipath scheme by the Indian government for recruitment of soldiers in the armed forces. The announcement of the Agnipath scheme—which proposes to recruit soldiers for four years and retire 75 percent of …

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Amid Agnipath protests, Owaisi has a bulldozer question

New Delhi, June 19 (KMS): Hyderabad MP and the President of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen Asaduddin Owaisi, taking a swipe at the Indian government amid violent protests against the new military recruitment plan ‘Agnipath’, asked how many protesters’ homes will be razed by bulldozers now. Mr Owaisi, who leads the …

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Agnipath scheme: More protests in Haryana, damage caused in Ludhiana railway station

Chandigarh, June 18 (KMS): The protests against the Agnipath scheme continued in Haryana with some youth setting a vehicle on fire outside Mahendergarh railway station on Saturday while a group of over 50 agitators barged inside Ludhiana railway station in Punjab causing damage to property. A police official from Mahendergarh …

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Daily COVID-19 cases surpass 13,000-mark in India

New Delhi, June 18 (KMS): The number of new COVID-19 cases registered per day in India continues to rise steeply, with the figure surpassing the 13,000-mark on Saturday. According to the data released by the Indian health ministry, as many as 13,216 new cases were registered across India in the …

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