India

Mamata Banerjee new chairperson of TMC parliamentary party

New Delhi, July 24 (KMS): Mamata Banerjee will now be the chairperson of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Parliamentary party, the TMC announced ahead of the West Bengal Chief Minister’s first visit to New Delhi after her spectacular victory in the Assembly elections. Although not unprecedented, it is rare for parties …

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Modi govt flayed for not allocating seats to OBCs students in India

Jammu, July 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) has condemned the Modi-led fascist Indian government for not allocating seats to Other Backward Classes (OBCs) students in medical institutions throughout India. Advocate Suresh Kumar Dogra, Chairman of OBC Department JKPCC, …

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One Indian soldier killed, another injured in IIOJK blast

Jammu, July 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, one Indian soldier was killed and another injured in a landmine blast in Poonch district, today. An official said that the incident took place near a forward location in Mankote area along the Line of Control (LoC) in the …

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EGI concerned over use of govt agencies to suppress journalism

New Delhi, July 24 (KMS): After India’s Income Tax Department raided the premises of media group Dainik Bhaskar as well as Uttar Pradesh-based TV channel Bharat Samachar, the Editors Guild of India (EGI) expressed concern over government agencies being “used as a coercive tool” to “suppress free and independent journalism”. …

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CPJ condemns raids on media outlets in India

Washington, July 24 (KMS): A US-based media body has condemned the raids on India’s prominent media group Dainik Bhaskar and TV channel Bharat Samachar by the Income Tax Department and said New Delhi should drop these investigations aimed at “intimidating” news outlets critical of its government. The Committee to Protect …

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Monsoon fury throws life out of gear in Karnataka

Karnataka, July 24 (KMS):  Heavy rains have led to flooding and landslides in many parts of Karnataka throwing life out of gear. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Kodagu which has been the most affected during monsoon in the last few years. The IMD has …

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Former karsevak who converted to Islam found dead in India

After embracing Islam, he had pledged to build 100 mosques Hyderabad, July 23 (KMS): Mohammed Amir (formerly Balbir Singh), once a karsevak and also a Sangh leader who participated in the demolition of Babri Masjid, died under mysterious circumstances at his residence in the Indian city of Hyderabad. The local …

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BJP MLA booked for threat to senior cop in India

Kolkata, July 23 (KMS): In India, in the middle of the Pegasus snoopgate row, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA and leader of opposition in West Bengal Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari, has been booked by the police for his remarks on the matter made during a rally in East Midnapore. The police …

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India test-fires new generation Akash-NG missile in Odisha

New Delhi, July 23 (KMS): Continuing with its hegemonic ambitions, India test-fired new Generation Akash-NG missile from Integrated Test Range in Chandipur off Odisha coast. This is the second test firing of the 30-km strike-range air defence missile systems in the last two days. The Defence Research and Development Organisation …

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UP woman critical after doctors leave cloth in stomach during surgery

Lucknow, July 23 (KMS): A woman was admitted to the trauma centre of King George’s Medical University (KGMU) in a critical condition after doctors in Shahjahanpur district left a cloth in her stomach during an operation. Doctors at the Government Medical College in Shahjahanpur had allegedly left a cloth in the …

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