India

Dalit activist beaten up, forced to drink urine in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, March 01 (KMS): The Police in Indian state of Madhya Pradesh booked seven people and arrested two persons for allegedly beating up a Dalit activist and forcing him to drink urine in Gwalior district. The victim, who has been identified as Shashikant Jatav, is a Right to Information (RTI) …

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Now, a woman in India wants to kill 60,000 Muslims

New Delhi, March 01 (KMS):  A woman, reportedly associated with Akhil Bhartiya Vidhyarth Parishad (ABVP), has expressed her desire to kill 60,000 people who support hijab in India while giving a call for genocide. Pooja delivered a provocative speech at an event organised to protest the murder of a Bajrang …

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Under Modi millions of Indian Muslims risk losing citizenship, scholars say

Washington, DC, March 01 (KMS):  Preventing genocide of Muslims in India is an urgent need and the international community must rally to pressure Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to ensure the safety of India’s Muslims, genocide experts, human rights defenders, scholars and journalists from around the world said. Participating …

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7 booked for allegedly raising ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans in UP

Prayagraj, (UP), February 28 KMS): The Indian police have lodged a case against seven people for allegedly raising “Pakistan Zindabad” slogans during a public meeting at the Handia assembly constituency in Utter Pardash, officials claimed on Monday. The Samajwadi Party candidate from Handia assembly seat, Hakim Lal Bind, rejecting the …

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Family of Australian player on Pakistan tour receives threats from India: sources

Islamabad, February 28 (KMS): To sabotage Australia’s historic tour of Pakistan and to sabotage international cricket in the county, a person from India has reportedly sent threats to the family of an Australian cricketer and has warned them of “dire consequences” if he travels to Rawalpindi, security sources revealed on …

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India abstains on UNSC resolution against Russia

New York, February 26 (KMS): India abstained from voting on a United Nations Security Council resolution that condemned Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and demanded withdrawal of the Russian forces from the neighbouring country. The UN Security Council voted on the draft resolution sponsored by the US and Albania and supported …

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US Congressional Briefing calls Karnataka hijab ban ‘mass sexual harassment’

Washington, DC, February 26 (KMS): Panelists at a Congressional Briefing criticised the interim order of the High Court in the Indian state of Karnataka banning the hijab in schools, forcing young Muslim women to risk harassment or even expulsion if they continue to wear the hijab as per their constitutional …

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Hijab issue: Karnataka High Court concludes hearing, reserves verdict

Bengaluru, February 26 (KMS): The Karnataka High Court bench on Friday concluded hearing petitions seeking the right to wear hijab while attending classes and asked all counsel to submit written submissions as it reserved its verdict. The three-judge bench of Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, and Justices Krishna S. Dixit, …

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Indian SC not resolving cases against abrogation of Art 370: CPI-M

Agartala (Tripura, India), February 25 (KMS): The Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury, has said that the Indian Supreme Court is not resolving the cases for more than three years against the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution that granted special status to Indian …

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Muslim girl students asked to leave college premises in Udupi

Mangaluru (Karnataka, India), February 25 (KMS): Trouble erupted when some girl students, wearing head scarf/hijab, were sent out of the institute premises by the college principal at the MGM College in Udupi city of the Indian state of Karnataka. The postgraduate students, who sought entry into the college, wearing head-scarf/hijab, …

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