India

Modi govt forms UAPA tribunal to probe ban on Zakir Naik’s IRF

New Delhi, December 14 (KMS): The Narendra Modi-led fascist Indian government has constituted an Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) Tribunal headed by Delhi High Court Chief Justice D.N. Patel to adjudicate whether there is sufficient cause for banning Islamic Research Organisation (IRF), founded by the well-known Islamic scholar, Dr Zakir …

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India launches Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo System

Balasore (Odisha) December 14 (KMS: India launched Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo System (SMAT) from Abdul Kalam island, formerly known as Wheeler Island, off the state Odisha coast. The full range capability of the missile was demonstrated which has been designed to enhance anti-submarine warfare capability far beyond the conventional range …

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Bajrang Dal members burn ‘Pakistani Food Fest’ banner at Surat restaurant

Surat, (Gujrat, India) December 14 (KMS): A flex hoarding, announcing the ‘Pakistani food festival,’ was pulled down and burnt by the Hindu right-wing activists. Members of right-wing group Bajrang Dal vandalised the hoarding of a Surat restaurant that was hosting a Pakistani food festival. A flex banner, advertising the ‘Pakistani …

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Children’s Home in Vadodara booked for attempt to ‘force religious conversion’

Vadodara (Gujrat, India) December 14 (KMS): A children’s home run by the Missionaries of Charity was booked for allegedly converting the young residents of the institute to Christianity. The management of the institute, that is run by the Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity, has denied the conversion charges. The First …

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Hinduism is about sacrifice, Mamata tells BJP

Panaji  (West Bengal, India) December 14 (KMS): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has only one narrative, that they alone are Hindus and the rest have fallen from the skies, but being a Hindu is primarily about sacrifice, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress founder Mamata Banerjee said. Speaking at …

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Nagaland Violence: CSOs refuse govt aid, seek justice

Kohima (Nagaland, India), December 14 (KMS):  — The Konyak civil society organisations in Indian state of Nagaland have said that no ex-gratia or compensation from the Indian government would be accepted until justice was delivered to all the 14 victims, including the survivors and family members of the December 4 …

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Civil society renews demand for repeal of UAPA, AFSPA and Sedition Law

New Delhi,  December 14 (KMS): Prominent civil society groups and activists as well as lawyers held a public meeting at the Press Club of India and demanded repeal of black laws like Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, sedition law, and Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. The speakers explained various aspects of …

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Mob sets Christian books, pamphlets on fire in Karnataka

Kolar, India, December 13 (KMS): A group of locals set books and pamphlets on fire claiming that they were being used for ‘religious conversion’. According to Kashmir Media Service, the incident took place at Srinivaspur in Karnataka. A mob accused four people of “propagating Christianity” at a house here, entered …

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Farmers suspended agitation, not withdrawn it as they don’t trust Modi govt: JI India

New Delhi, December 13 (KMS): Jamaat-e-Islami India Vice President Prof. Salim Engineer has said that the farmers have not withdrawn their agitation but merely suspended it “as they do not have confidence and trust in the Modi government. The JI India Vice President in a statement issued in New Delhi …

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Hackers take over Modi’s Twitter account with 73 million followers

New Delhi, December 13 (KMS): India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal Twitter handle was “very briefly compromised,” his office confirmed after a suspicious message naming bitcoin as India’s “legal tender” and offering a cryptocurrency giveaway was posted to his 73 million followers. PMO India’s tweet said, “The matter was escalated …

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