India

UP’s deputy CM tweets for Mathura Temple amid threats to install idol in Shahi Eidgah

Mathura, December 02 (KMS): Even as the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha called off its proposed march to the Shahi Eidgah here to install an idol of Lord Krishna, Keshav Prasad Maurya, Deputy Chief Minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh queered the pitch by tweeting that “a grand temple …

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Gurgaon Namaz Impasse: Civil society stages demonstration in solidarity with Muslims

New Delhi, December 02 (KMS): Dozens of people from across communities held a demonstration outside the office of deputy commissioner in Gurgaon, Haryana. It was a show of solidarity with Muslims who are facing opposition to their Friday prayers at the hands of Hindutva activists for last several months. The …

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Muslim youth, on way to Mosque, beaten up in Jharkhand Village

New Delhi, December 02 (KMS): A 24-year-Muslim youth in Indian state of Jharkhand’s Simdega district was waylaid by a mob and beaten up ruthlessly, leaving him grievously injured, according to reports reaching from the state. The incident took place on the evening of November 28 when Adil Hussain came out …

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Dalit girl kidnapped, repeatedly raped in Delhi

Delhi, December 01 (KMS): A minor Dalit girl was kidnapped and raped repeatedly in Indian capital New Delhi. An FIR filed by the mother of the girl said, “The minor was beaten and forced for the prostitution in Delhi.” The victim, somehow managed to communicate her whereabouts to her mother, …

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India’s Minorities Commission sees rise in complaints from Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis

New Delhi, December 01 (KMS): The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) in India has received more complaints from the Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi communities in the first eight months of the current fiscal year (2021-22) than in the entire previous fiscal year, data submitted in the Indian Parliament shows. Additionally, …

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Sharjeel did not give call for violence or arms, says Allahabad HC Bail Order

New Delhi, December 01 (KMS): Activist and student leader Sharjeel Imam who was granted bail in the sedition case on November 27 did not incite violence or give call to pick up arms in his speech that he delivered during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act at Aligarh Muslim University Campus …

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In Haryana, Hindutva activists raze Muslim shrine to ground

New Delhi, December 01 (KMS): A Muslim shrine, located at Panchayat Bhawan in Haryana’s Ballabgarh, was razed to the ground by a mob of Hindutva activists, claiming that conversion and illegal activities were being carried out there. After the incident, the SHO of City Police Station Satish Kumar was also …

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28-year-old Afghan national killed in New Delhi

New Delhi, November 30 (KMS): A 28-year-old Afghan national was killed in Indian capital city, New Delhi. According to Kashmir Media Service, the Afghan national identified as Siraj died due to bullet injury, fired by an unknown person in north Delhi’s Wazirabad area. The deceased used to work as a …

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Villagers protest in Mendhar against fund embezzlement by authorities

Srinagar, November 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, people of Kalaban, Faizlabad area in Mendhar, Poonch district, held a protest demonstration against the authorities’ malpractices. The protesters complained that Rural Development Department (RDD) authorities had embezzled funds, which were to be delivered to the deserving people under …

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Church vandalised in New Delhi

New Delhi, November 30 (KMS): A church in Indian capital New Delhi’s Dwarka was vandalised, by locals of the area citing concerns over conversions. A senior police official told media that they learned that a quarrel had broken out at the church in Matiala Road. “On inquiry, it was found …

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