India

Rejecting new data law, VPN provider removes servers in India

New Delhi, June 03 (KMS): With a recent data law introduced in India requiring all Virtual private networks (VPN) providers to store user information for at least five years, ExpressVPN has decided to remove their Indian-based VPN servers. The company announced their decision in a statement that says, “ExpressVPN refuses …

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Dalit youth brutally thrashed by UP Police for “staring at them”

Lucknow, June 03 (KMS): A Dalit youth Subhash was brutally thrashed by police in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow when he had stepped out to watch a fight between his neighbours. He was subjected to third-degree torture. Family members told reporters that the cops beat him to a pulp with a leather …

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7 Sangh-linked US groups spent $159m on Sangh Parivar in 2001-19: Report

Islamabad, June 02 (KMS): For nearly two decades, seven US-based groups, affiliated with the Sangh Parivar, have spent over $158 million (Rs 1,227 crore) on various projects, including sending money to India, said a report. The report by the South Asia Citizen Web maintained that Sangh Parivar-affiliated groups in the …

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Law professor sent on leave for offering namaz on campus in UP

Lucknow, June 02 (KMS): A professor was sent on compulsory leave by college authorities for offering namaz on campus in Aligarh district in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. A video of associate professor Dr Shah Raziq Khalid emerged on social media showing him offering namaz on the lawns of Sri …

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Muslim journalist booked for calling Hindutva leaders ‘hatemongers’

New Delhi June  02 (KMS): An FIR against Alt News co-founder Muhammad Zubair has been filed in Khairabad police station in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh for his tweet calling militant Hindutva leaders – Yati Narasinghanand, Mahant Bajrang Muni and Anand Swaroop, “hatemongers.” Section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts, …

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ED attaches Popular Front of India’s bank accounts in money laundering case

New Delhi, June 02 (KMS): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached at least 33 bank accounts of Popular Front of India (PFI) and Rehab India Foundation as part of an anti-money laundering investigation against them. As per the officials, the accounts hold more than Rs68 lakh. The orders have been …

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One Sikh student killed, another injured in attack outside Khalsa College in Amritsar

Amritsar, June 01 (KMS): One student was killed and other injured in an attack outside Khalsa College in the Amritsar city in India’s Punjab. As per reports, at around 3.30 pm today, three persons opened fire on students outside the college, leaving two students seriously injured. They were rushed to …

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India’s ED summons Sonia, Rahul in ‘National Herald’ money laundering case

New Delhi, June 01 (KMS): India’s Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday summoned Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi in a money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper. The case was registered recently to probe alleged financial irregularities in the party-promoted Young Indian that owns the …

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Rahul Gandhi slams Indian PM Modi over recent killings in IIOJK

New Delhi, June 01 (KMS): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has slammed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the recent killings in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, saying Kashmiri Pandits are protesting but the BJP is busy celebrating eight years of its rule. The Congress leader, today, said that in …

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Right-wing outfit seeks survey of Bhopal’s Jamia Masjid

Bhopal, June 01 (KMS): Right-wing outfit Sanskriti Bachao Manch (SBM) has sent a memorandum to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah demanding an archaeological survey of the Jamia Masjid in Bhopal. Talking to media persons, SBM chief Chandrashekhar Tiwari said: “, We believe the mosque was …

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