India

BJP wants inequality: Congress; Lalu Prasad says it hates backwards

New Delhi, Sept 25 (KMS): A day after the government informed the Supreme Court that it would not be feasible to carry out a caste census, parties in the opposition questioned the BJP’s commitment to the Other Backward Classes (OBCs). The Congress said the government wanted to “perpetuate the caste …

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Several killed in shootout inside a Delhi court

New Delhi, September 24 (KMS): Several people have been reportedly killed in a shootout inside the premises of a court in New Delhi. Among those dead are also two attackers, who entered the court premises in lawyers’ attire at Rohini court in Delhi. NDTV reported that one Jitender Gogi, a …

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Two Indian BSF troops killed in fratricidal incident in Tripura

Agartala (Tripura, India), September 24 (KMS): Two Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed and a senior officer was injured in a fratricidal shootout in the Indian state of Tripura. The incident took place near the border fence gate at Khagracheri post of the force in Karbook sub-division of …

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15-year-old girl gang-raped for 8 months in Maharashtra

Mumbai, September 24 (KMS): A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped multiple times over a period of eight months in Indian state Maharashtra. According to Kashmir Media Service, the police registered a case on the girl’s complaint at Manpada police in Dombivli Thane district . Additional Commissioner of Police (East region) …

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2 killed in Bengaluru blast, 2 in police firing in Assam

Bengaluru, September 24 (KMS): Two persons were killed in the explosion in southern Indian city Bengaluru . Earlier the police, after preliminary investigations, had said that three persons had been killed after a blast in a warehouse at the New Tharagupet area in Bengaluru city of Karnatka state. It was …

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Modi’s rights abuses in spotlight ahead of UNGA address

Islamabad, Sep 24 (KMS): As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) forum in New York on September 25, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the international community to “spotlight the human rights abuses” of his government. The address of the …

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India, not Pakistan carries out subversive activities, former RAW agent spills the beans

New Delhi, September 23 (KMS): An Indian news channel has exposed India’s hollow claims of not being involved in subversive activities in Pakistan by interviewing a former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent. Pro Punjab TV interviewed an ex-RAW agent named Daniel who spoke at length about how he was …

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Massive eviction drive leaves 20,000 Muslims homeless, many dead

New Delhi, September 23 (KMS): In India, at least 800 Muslim families, comprising at least 20,000 members, have been rendered homeless in the ongoing massive eviction drive launched by the Assam government in a village in the Darrang district. The drive has left many Muslims dead during the brutal torture …

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Google moves court against Indian antitrust watchdog following report leak

New Delhi, September 23 (KMS): Google on Thursday filed a writ petition in the Delhi High Court against the Competition Commission of India following the leak of a damning confidential report detailing the watchdog’s interim fact-finding in an antitrust probe. The report said the American giant had abused the dominant …

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Sedition case against Muslim governor over remarks against UP chief minister

Allahabad, India, September 23 (KMS): Former governor, Aziz Qureshi has approached the Allahabad High Court, seeking quashing of a sedition case registered against him for his alleged remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath. A case was filed under Section 124-A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Rampur’s …

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