India

Narsinghanand granted bail in another case

The Hindu hate preacher, Yati Narsinghanand of Dasna temple has been granted bail in another case of making derogatory remarks against Muslim women  by the Haridwar sessions court  of Uttarakhand.

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Main accused of running over farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri released on bail

Lucknow, February 16 (KMS): Ashish Mishra, son of Indian minister Ajay Mishra Teni, who was the main accused in mowing down four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri in the Indian state of Punjab on October 3, last year, following a protest by farmers, has been released from Lakhimpur jail. According to …

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Hijab controversy reaches Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, February 16 (KMS): Controversy over a ban on wearing hijab by girl students in a southern Indian state Karnataka has now reached India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh (UP), with a group of youth demanding of a college to impose ban on the head coverings. The authorities closed colleges …

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Karnataka HC urged to allow Hijab as more students skip school

Bengaluru, February 16 (KMS): The High Court in the Indian state of Karnataka was urged to direct the government to allow students wearing the hijab in classes as more students remained out in schools across the state, refusing to shun the head covering. Teachers have also turned out students who …

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UNSC urged to hold accountable masterminds of terror attacks against Pakistan, prevent India from misusing UN tech body

United Nations, February 15 (KMS): A Pakistani diplomat has urged the UN Security Council to hold accountable the “masterminds” behind supporting, financing, and sponsoring hundreds of cross-border terrorist attacks against Pakistan. At the same time, Umer Siddique, a counselor at the Pakistan Mission to the UN, said it was also …

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‘Muslims will wear Tilak if I’m re-elected, says BJP MLA

Lucknow, February 15 (KMS): A Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh while making anti-Muslim remarks has boasted if he is elected as an MLA, again, Muslims will be forced to wear ’tilak’, a Hindu typical mark made on forehead. Raghvendra Singh, the Hindutva MLA from Domariyaganj in eastern UP, …

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BJP leader booked for kidnapping college girl in Patna

Patna, February 15 (KMS): Police in Indian state of Bihar have registered a case against a Bharatiya Janata Party MLA, Vinay Bihari, in connection with kidnapping of a college girl. The victim went to college of commerce for examination on February 9 and has not returned home, since then, an …

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Lawyers stand up against assault on freedom of press by Indian judiciary

New Delhi, February 15 (KMS): Lawyers and free speech activists have slammed the revocation of license of a Kerala-based news channel, ‘MediaOne’ for being critical of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological fountain-head, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in India. Expressing disappointment with the court order upholding …

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OIC raises concern over hijab ban, genocidal calls in India

Jeddah, February 15 (KMS): The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed deep concern over recent public calls for the genocide of Muslims in Hindu Parliaments, harassment of Muslim women on social media and the banning of female Muslim students wearing the hijab. “The continued attacks …

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Rs 22,842 Crore Scam: Congress accuses Modi Govt of complicity, connivance

New Delhi,  February 15 (KMS): The Congress has accused the Narendra Modi-led Central government of ‘complicity, collusion and connivance’ by those sitting in the highest echelons of power in what it called ‘India’s biggest fraud’. Addressing a press conference here, Congress leader Gaurav Vallabh said, “‘Shahenshah’s’ promise was $5 trillion …

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