India

Curfew imposed after Hindutva goons attack Muslims in Maharashtra’s Achalpur city

Amravati (Maharashtra), April 19 (KMS): Curfew was clamped after attacks on Muslims were carried out by Hindutva extremists over the removal of Hindutva flags installed on mosques and other religious places in Achalpur city, Amravati district of Maharashtra state. Additional Superintendent of Police, Shashikant Satav, said that 22 persons have …

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4 Indian police personnel injured in Naxal rebel attack in Chhattisgarh

Bijapur, April 19 (KMS): Four Indian police personnel were injured after Naxal rebels opened fire on a police camp in Indian state of Chhattisgarh. A group of Naxals opened fire on the Jaigur police camp located under the Kutru police station limits in Bijapur district, Inspector General of Police (Bastar …

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Jahangirpuri tells a familiar tale; Mosque targeted, Muslims provoked and trapped

New Delhi, April 19 (KMS): There seems to be no let-up in the saffron brigade’s aggression against Muslims in India. This is evident from the communal clashes that erupted in the Jahangirpuri area of New Delhi. The violence followed the same pattern as has been seen during Ram Navami violence. …

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Death of Muslim victim of Khargone violence shrouded in mystery

New Delhi, April 19 (KMS):  A 28-year-old Muslim youth, Ibris, who had gone missing from Khargone in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh since April 10, the day the town witnessed massive communal violence, has been confirmed dead. Authorities handed over the body to the family of the deceased in Indore …

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Muslim leaders to move Madhya Pradesh court against ‘bulldozer drive’

Bhopal, April 18 (KMS): After Jamiat Ulma-i-Hind, another group of Muslim clerics, now in Bhopal, have decided to approach the Madhya Pradesh High Court against the state government’s bulldozer drive in Khargone and Barwani districts. The clerics, led by Shahar Qazi Syed Mushtaque Ali Nadwi, said that the state government …

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Lt Gen Manoj Pande appointed new Army Chief

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): Army Vice Chief Lieutenant General Manoj Pande was on Monday appointed as the next chief of the Indian Army. He will assume office on May 1. Lieutenant General Manoj Pande is the first officer from the Corps of Engineers to become the Chief of Army …

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India records 2,183 new Covid cases, 214 fresh fatalities

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): India logged 2,183 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,30,44,280, while the active cases declined to 11,542, according to the Indian Health Ministry data updated on Monday. The death toll climbed to 5,21,965 with 214 fresh fatalities, the data updated …

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40 lakh Indians died of Covid due to govt negligence, Rahul Gandhi lifts veil

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): Lifting the veil on the number of deaths caused by coronavirus in India, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said that 40 lakh Indians died during the pandemic due to the government’s “negligence” and once again demanded that all families of the deceased be given Rs …

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After Delhi clashes, mob targets cops in Karnataka

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): The Delhi Police have arrested 20 persons and detained two juveniles in connection with the violence that broke out during a Hanuman Jayanti procession in the Jahangirpuri area of New Delhi, while fresh communal clashes have been reported from Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. In the …

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JUI-Hind moves SC against bulldozing of Muslims’ properties in lawless India

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): The Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the use of bulldozers for razing houses and other buildings belonging to Muslims in various BJP-ruled states in fast growing lawless India, terming it a ploy to target minorities, especially Muslims, under the …

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