India

Raising of Kashmir issue at UN by Turkey unnerves India

Geneva, March 06 (KMS): The raising of the Kashmir issued by Turkey and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at the 52nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has unnerved India so much so that it even made a mention of the little consignment of relief good, …

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Indian Navy test-fires BrahMos missile in Arabian Sea

New Delhi, March 06 (KMS): Indian Navy test-fired fired the BrahMos missile in the Arabian Sea. The BrahMos missile was test-fired from a Kolkata class guided missile destroyer warship on Sunday evening, an Indian official said, adding the missile managed to hit its target with precision. The Defence Ministry said …

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Widows of 3 Indian soldiers killed in Pulwama attack brutally assaulted in Rajasthan

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], March 06 (KMS): Widows of three Indian army soldiers who lost their lives in the Pulwama attack in 2019 held a protest in Jaipur, Rajasthan on Sunday against the non-fulfillment of promises made to them by the Rajasthan government. Videos of protesting widows of slain Indian soldiers …

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Haryana Minister joins Amit Shah’s mantra to ‘capture’ AJK in three years

New Delhi, March 06 (KMS): In what appears to have learnt no lesson from humiliating defeat on February 27, 2019 following February 19, 2019 strike on Balakot at the hands of Pakistan Air Force, Haryana Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kamal Gupta has joined the Hindutva-led central Indian …

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India dangerously close to ‘Hindu rate’ of growth, former central bank governor

New Delhi, March 05 (KMS): Former Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that India is “dangerously close” to the Hindu rate of growth in view of subdued private sector investment, high interest rates and slowing global growth. Mr. Rajan said that sequential slowdown in the quarterly growth, as revealed …

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Muslim Vendors Harassed by Hindutva Leaders in Uttarakhand

New Delhi, March 05 (KMS): Muslim vendors were harassed by Hindutva leaders for selling their vegetables into Hindu areas in Indian state of Uttarakhand. Last month, Hindu far-right leader Radha Semwal Dhoni harassed and stopped poor Muslim vegetable vendors from selling produce in a Hindu area. She falsely accused them …

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Muslim homes, mosques attacked by Hindutva mob in Bihar

New Delhi, March 05 (KMS): Several homes of Muslim community and mosques were attacked by the Hindutva mob in Indian state of Bihar. Police remained inactive as the vandalism was going on at Parihar in Sitamarhi district of the state. However, police came to action only after the attacks on …

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Parliament, judiciary, media all under ‘brutal attack’ in India: Rahul Gandhi

London, March 05 (KMS): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi stepping up his attack on the BJP government has said that the structures of Indian democracy are under “brutal attack” and there is a full-scale assault on the institutions of the country. The Opposition leader, who is in the UK told reporters …

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Two IIOJK students hurt in clash at Doaba College in Kharar

Mohali, March 05 (KMS): Two students suffered serious injuries in a group clash at Doaba College in Kharar, Mohali district of Indian Punjab. Those injured were identified as Irshad and Faiz Rasool, natives of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). They were admitted to the hospital. The victims stated …

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BBC raids show India’s shrinking media freedom under Modi, journalists say

New Delhi, March 04 (KMS): At around 11am on Feb 14, some 20 Indian tax officials and police burst into the BBC’s offices in New Delhi, shouting at staff to step away from their computers and hand over their mobile phones, according to two people present. At the company’s bureau …

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