India

BJP leader arrested after Muslim cab driver lynching in Lakhimpur Kheri

Lakhimpur Kheri, India, July 24 (KMS): A district-level Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and three associates have been arrested after they beat a Muslim cab driver, Aqueel Ahmad, to death on a crowded fairground in Lakhimpur Kheri but the police have invoked charges of causing death by negligence rather than …

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BJP’s remote controlled governance in J&K resulting in alienation: Harsh

Chenani, July 24 (KMS): senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Harsh Dev Singh, reiterating the demand for early restoration of democracy in illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, said that the territory was being illogically and illegitimately deprived of elected government. . Harsh Dev Singh addressing public meetings in Omala, Kotti …

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Indian police officer commits suicide at Kolkata airport

Kolkata, July 23 (KMS): An Indian Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) sub-inspector committed suicide in Indian city Kolkata. The sub-inspector Pankaj Kuma shot himself dead with his service pistol at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, police said. His body was found after airport security personnel rushed to …

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Indian media claims BSF arrested Pakistani citizen in Rajasthan

New Delhi, July 23 (KMS): Indian media have claimed that Border Security Force arrested a Pakistani citizen in Srigangagar district of the Indian state of Rajasthan, who allegedly crossed the border with the intention to kill blasphemer BJP leader. According to Kashmir Media Service, the Indian media claimed that the …

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Man arrested in Patna on charges of running anti-India WhatsApp group

Patna, July 23 (KMS): Police arrested a 26-year-old man in Patna city of the Indian state of Bihar on the charges of propagating “anti-India” views through a WhatsApp group that he operated. Police claimed that Marguv Ahmad Danish (26), a resident of Phulwari Sharif area of Patna, was running a …

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Indian Opposition MPs stage walk out from House panel meet over Agnipath scheme

New Delhi, July 23 (KMS): Indian Opposition members walked out of a meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence to protest against the Panel Chairman’s decision not to allow a discussion on the Agnipath recruitment scheme. Congress MPs K. C. Venugopal and Uttam Kumar Reddy, and Bahujan Samaj Party …

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Over 2000 trains cancelled during Agnipath protests: Indian govt

New Delhi, July 23 (KMS): Indian government has informed the Parliament that more than 2000 trains were affected due to the protest against Agnipath scheme across India. Indian Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in a written reply in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Indian Parlaiment, said 2,132 trains were cancelled …

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India’s NIA declares 10 lakh reward for information on Khalistani leader

New Delhi, July 23 (KMS): India’s notorious National Investigation Agency (NIA) has declared a reward of Rs 10 lakh for information on Canada-based Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF) chief, Hardeep Singh Nijjar. The probing agency accused Nijjar, who is currently living in Surrey, of involvement in the conspiracy to kill a …

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‘Release Teesta, Sreekumar’: Eminent Canadians, including Margaret Atwood, urge Indian President, CJ

Over 50 eminent jurists, authors, activists, among others have expressed concern over ‘India’s diminishing democracy’ Ottawa, July 23 (KMS): Over 50 eminent personalities from Canada, including writer Margaret Atwood, have expressed concern over “India’s diminishing democracy”, requesting President Ramnath Kovind and Chief Justice N.V. Ramana to immediately release activist Teesta …

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Barshashree bail rekindles hope for many jailed CAA protesters

Guwahati, July 23 (KMS): The bail of 19-year-old, Barshashree Buragohain booked under draconian law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) on July 20 from Gawhati jail, rekindles hope for many Muslims arrested for taking part in protests against CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) who are languishing in jail for the last two …

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