India

Congress blames Modi Govt for one million suicides in 7 years

New Delhi, November 08 (KMS): The Congress has blamed the Narendra Modi-led BJP government for the death of around one million people in 7 years who allegedly committed suicide in India. The Congress party cited its National Crime Record Bureau Report on “Suicides & Accidental Deaths in India”, which says …

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UAPA against journalists, rights activists for social media posts on anti-Muslim violence in Tripura denounced

New Delhi ,November 08 (KMS): The Editors Guild of India and opposition parties in Tripura have slammed the Indian police for booking journalists and rights activists under the black law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for their social media posts on anti-Muslim violence in Tripura. Indian police in Tripura state have …

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4 CRPF soldiers killed, 13 injured in fratricide firing in Chhattisgarh, India

New Delhi, November 08 (KMS): At least four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and 13 others were injured after one of their colleagues opened fire on them in Sukma district, Chhattisgarh, in India. In a case of fratricide, the soldier, identified as Reetesh Ranjan, opened fire on …

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Tripura police book social media accounts under UAPA

Tripura, India, November 07 (KMS): The Tripura police have sent a notice to Twitter to block 68 users for posting “distorted and objectionable” news items regarding the recent communal violence in the state. These users have been booked by the police under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). Towards the …

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BJP MP threatens to ‘gouge eyes, cut arms’ after farmers corner party leader in Haryana

Chandigarh, November 06 (KMS): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Haryana stoked controversy when he threatened to “gouge eyes and cut arms” of the protesting farmers who have allegedly confined his party leader in Rohtak. Farmers protesting the India’s three farm laws enacted last year have been opposing programmes …

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India logs 10,929 new COVID-19 cases, 392 deaths

New Delhi, November 06 (KMS): India on Saturday recorded 10,929 fresh coronavirus cases that took its infection tally to 3,43,44,683, while 392 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 4,60,265, according to Indian health ministry data. The number of active cases came down to 1,46,950 from 1,48,922 on Friday, the …

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Facebook asked to stop platforming violent anti-minorities content in India

Washington, D.C., November 06 (KMS): Whistle-blower Frances Haugen has thrust Facebook under international scrutiny with her testimony, revealing the media giant’s direct role in facilitating anti-minority violence worldwide. In a Congressional briefing, experts discussed the way Hindu supremacists in India have thrived off Facebook and its related platforms, using social …

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Tripura violence tarnished India’s image, Jamiat expresses dismay

New Delhi, November 06 (KMS): Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind (JuH) President Arshad Madani has said that Tripura’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party BJP was responsible for the anti-Muslim violence in the state maintaining that it is very unfortunate that no action has been taken against the culprits so far. “Tripura shares borders with …

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Two Christian pastors thrashed over prayer in Chhattisgarh village

New Delhi,  November 06 (KMS): A Hindutva mob beat up two Christian pastors and disrupted a prayer meeting in Biler village in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh. The incident took place on the afternoon of November 2. The mob were led by Rajnikanth Devaghan and Nilambari Sahu, reports said, adding that …

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