India

India world’s top source of misinformation on Covid-19: Study

New Delhi, Sept 15 (KMS): Over a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic, India has emerged as the biggest source of Covid misinformation, with one in six pieces of fake information coming out of the country, a new study has found, reports Chandrima Banerjee. The study has clarified …

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Pandemic blues: Lower court pendency at record 4 crore now

New Delhi, Sept 15 (KMS):  Pendency of cases in lower courts of India has soared to a new record, crossing the four-crore mark for the first time. The total pending cases in district and subordinate courts stood at 4,00,25,060. It was 3.2 crore at the start of the Covid pandemic …

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India least dedicated among 40 top countries in helping poorer nations develop: US think tank

New Delhi, Sept 15 (KMS): India ranked last out of 40 countries in the 2021 edition of the Commitment to Development Index (CDI), which assesses a country’s commitment to policies that affect the development of other poorer nations. It scored a 0 overall out of a possible 100. Published since …

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Rahul Gandhi chides Yogi for propagating hate

New Delhi, September 15 (KMS): In an apparent reference to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath’s ‘abba jaan’ remarks, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, said what kind of a Yogi propagates hate. Taking to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi posted, “Jo nafrat kare, woh yogi kaisa! (What kind of a Yogi is someone …

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Muslim student killed in ‘premeditated’ car attack by Hindutva group

Jaipur, Sept 15 (KMS): Sabir Khan, a 16-year-old and a class 11 student in Rajasthan’s Alwar district was run over by Hindu cow vigilantes a couple of days ago. Khan, a resident of Sare Kalan village in Tijara tehsil of Alwar district, died after being hit by a car driven …

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Indian citizens group demands repeal of black laws like UAPA

New Delhi, September 14 (KMS): Prominent Indian citizens have demanded repeal of black laws like Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), which are adversely used by Indian forces in occupied Jammu and Kashmir and against Muslims in India. A group of concerned citizens including well-known journalists, lawyers, women and human rights …

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Nepal issues alert against outbreak of deadly Nipah virus from India

Kathmandu, September 14 (KMS): The Nepal government has sounded an alert against the possible outbreak of Nipah virus, recognised by WHO as one of 10 deadly global diseases, in neighbouring India, which is also the origin of the dreaded Covid virus, delta variant. A 12-year-old boy in Indian state of …

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Rapists abduct, gang-rape girl and shoot videos in Karnataka

Bengaluru, September 14 (KMS): In unabated incidents of gang rape against women in India, a new victim girl appeared to lodge a complaint with the police in southern Indian state of Karnatka. The victim girl in her complaint said that she was kidnapped in a car while she waited for …

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Another Muslim man lynched, head smashed on road in UP

Uttar Pradesh, September 14 (KMS): A 17-year-old Muslim auto mechanic was beaten to death by a mob in Banat village near Shamli town of Western Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, police and victim’s family said. A case of murder has been registered at Aadarsh Mandi Police Station against eight accused, police said, …

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Assam: AFSPA extended for six more months

Assam , September 14 (KMS): The Assam government on Saturday extended the imposition of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in the state for another six months from August 28 without giving any reason. The draconian law was first imposed in Assam in November 1990 and has been extended every …

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