India

Jamiat offers legal assistance to Karoli riot victims

New Delhi, May 19 (KMS): A delegation of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) visited Karoli, in the Indian state of Rajasthan, to take stock of the situation there in the aftermath of the devastating communal violence that took place in April earlier this year. During the visit the delegation met the victims …

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Indian govt asked to clarify stand on targeting of Muslims’ places of worship

Lucknow, May 19 (KMS): The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), in an emergency virtual meeting of the board’s Working Committee, has asked the Centre and the state governments to clarify their stand on the targeting of places of worship of Muslims in India. The board has also decided …

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Belligerent India test-fires anti-ship missile

New Delhi, May 18 (KMS): Continuing with its hegemonic designs, Narendra Modi-led fascist Indian regime has carried out the test firing of the first indigenously developed naval anti-ship missile. Indian Ministry of Defence said that the missile was launched from a Naval helicopter from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, …

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BJP instigating religious sentiments in India: Mayawati

Lucknow, May 18 (KMS): The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati has said that the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is instigating religious sentiments in order to divert people’s attention from issues like unemployment, poverty and rising inflation. According to Kashmir Media Service, addressing a press conference in Lucknow, Mayawati said …

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Delhi HC to hear bail plea of JNU scholar Sharjeel Imam on May 26

New Delhi, May 18 (KMS): The Delhi High Court will hear on May 26, the bail plea moved by Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU) scholar-activist Sharjeel Imam, who has approached the court for relief following the historic verdict  of Indian Supreme Court, which put on hold the colonial-era penal provision …

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More forces for Punjab ahead of Operation Blue Star anniversary

Chandigarh, May 18 (KMS): Ten companies of Indian paramilitary forces would be deployed soon in Punjab to meet the security challenges ahead of the anniversary of Operation Blue Star. Following a requisition by the state government, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved the deployment of additional force in …

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Yogi’s tweet sparks debate of Lucknow’s name being changed

Lucknow, May 18 (KMS): The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is apparently back to its name changing spree. A tweet by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sparked off speculations about the name of Lucknow, the state capital, being changed in the coming weeks. In the tweet welcoming Prime minister …

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Indian Americans see Babri Masjid replay in court order on Gyanvapi Mosque

Washington D.C., May 18 (KMS):  The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group, has condemned the order of an Indian court to seal part of the historic Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. They saw the development as a potential to pave the way for the replay of Babri …

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Attempt to install Hanuman’s Idol near Dargah sparks violence in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, May 18 (KMS):  A person suffered injuries as communal violence broke out after a group of people attempted to install Hindu deity Hanuman’s idol near a Muslim shrine in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch district, police said. Private properties were also damaged in the incident, it said. Section 144 of the …

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Gyanvapi is a Mosque, will remain Mosque: Muslim groups vow to fight injustice

New Delhi, May 18 (KMS): Muslim organisations including All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) have vowed to fight the case of Gyanvapi mosque after Varanasi court ordered sealing of the wazukhana portion of the mosque claiming the presence of Shivling there. Reacting to the order passed by the court …

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