India

Priest killed, one assailant lynched in Bihar

Patna (Bihar, India), October 15 (KMS): A 45-year-old priest was shot dead and a devotee was injured by attackers in the Indian state of Bihar. The incident took place when four armed men barged into Kankali temple and shot dead the priest, Rajeev Kumar Jha, and injured a devotee in …

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Muslims forced to flee Hindu dominated village due to ‘social boycott’

Bhopal, October 15 (KMS): Over two dozen Muslims forced to flee from Borlay village of Madhya Pradesh‘s Barwani district dominated by the Hindu Patidar community after an incident took an ugly turn and houses of Muslims were being attacked several times. On 18 April 2021, when the second wave of …

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Attack on Dalits, Muslims: NGOs write to Rajasthan CM

Jaipur, October 15 (KMS):  Looking at the rising cases of attacks on Dalit, tribal people and Muslims in the Indian state of Rajasthan, civil societies have written an open letter to chief minister Ashok Gehlot. People’s Union for Civil Liberties and other NGOs, have written letter to Gehlot asking till …

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India slips to 101st spot in Global Hunger Index

  New Delhi, October 15 (KMS): India has slipped to the 101st position among 116 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021 from its 2020 ranking (94). With this, only 15 countries — Papua New Guinea (102), Afghanistan (103), Nigeria (103), Congo (105), Mozambique (106), Sierra Leone (106), Timor-Leste …

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Fulfill Freedom aspirations of Kashmiris, slain Indian soldier’s wife asks Modi

Srinagar, October 14, (KMS): Harpreet Kaur, the wife of Sikh soldier Gajjan Singh, who was killed in an attack in Rajouri district of occupied Jammu and Kashmir on October 11 has called upon India to fulfill the aspiration for freedom of the Kashmiri people. Harpeet Kaur, in a media interview …

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Extension of BSF powers in Punjab does not auger well with Channi

Chandigarh, October 14 (KMS): Charanjit Singh Channi, Chief Minister of Indian Punjab, has criticized New Delhi’s decision to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force up to 50 kilometres from the international border in the state. Channi termed the move as a direct attack on federalism. He urged the …

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Indian SC asked to scrap sedition law, offensive parts of UAPA

New Delhi, October 14 (KMS): Retired Supreme Court Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman has urged the top court of India to strike down the sedition law and offensive parts of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). He said that the colonial decree along with those like the tough anti-terror law UAPA …

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Indian minister’s son denied bail in Lakhimpur Kheri farmers killing case

New Delhi, October 14 (KMS):  Ashish Mishra, son of Indian Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra, was denied bail by a court in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. Senior prosecution officer (SPO) SP Yadav told Indian media that Chief Judicial Magistrate Chinta Ram rejected the bail applications of Ashish …

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Woman Lt. Colonel of Indian army commits suicide

Pune, October 13 (KMS): A 43-year-old woman officer of the Indian Army committed suicide in Maharashtra state of India. The Lieutenant Colonel-rank officer committed suicide by hanging at her official accommodation on the premises of the Military Intelligence Training School and Depot (MINTSD) in Pune, police said. The incident came …

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Modi only concerned about his ‘artificial image’ : Congress

New Delhi, October 13 (KMS): The Indian National Congress has  accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being more concerned about the “artificial image” he has created about himself than the geographical integrity of India’s borders. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also took a swipe at the Indian prime minister asking why …

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