India

Karnataka: Minor Dalit girl raped by RSS leader

Karnataka, October 19 (KMS): Dalit organizations in Mangaluru have demanded the arrest of a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Narayan Rai, who has been accused of raping a minor Dalit girl, working in a plantation owned by the Hindutva leader in a Karnataka village. Dalit leaders alleged that though the girl named …

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Protest demos in Bangladesh against Quran’s desecration

Dhaka, October 18 (KMS): Protest demonstrations were held in Bangladesh against the desecration of Quran by Hindu activists. Tensions in the country escalated on Wednesday after widely circulated footage on social media showed the Quran being placed on the knee of a Hindu god during celebrations for the Hindu festival …

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SKM’s ‘Rail Roko’ protest affects 293 trains in India

New Delhi, October 18 (KMS): The Samyukt Kisan Morcha’s ‘rail roko’ protest on Monday over the Lakhimpur violence affected 184 locations in the Northern Railway zone and hindered the running of 293 trains. According to Kashmir Media Service, 293 trains were affected in 184 locations, mostly in the north zone, …

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India’s Dalit women at worst risk of rape, hunger

Islamabad, October 18 (KMS): Dalits, the marginalized community of India, is facing an extreme human rights crisis with its women being the worst victim of rape and hunger. Dalits fall at the bottom of India’s complex caste hierarchy permitted to live only in slums. In India, which has been declared …

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Farmers holding India-wide ‘rail roko’ protests today for dismissal of minister

New Delhi, October 18 (KMS): ‘Rail Roko’ [stop trains] protests are being across India, today, to demand the dismissal and arrest Indian central Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the killing of eight farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri area of Uttar Pradesh. The protest is being observed on the call of …

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Haryana: 150 Dalit families denied ration, medicine following Jat Hindu’s social boycott

Haryana, October 18 (KMS): Twenty-three upper-caste Jat Hindus, including a former sarpanch, have been booked for socially boycotting Dalit residents of Chhatar village in Jind’s Uchana sub-division in Haryana. More than 150 Dalit families have been denied ration, medicine, and any means to travel in and out of the village due …

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Bihar: Muslims attacked in different incidents on Hindu festival

Patna (Bihar), October 18 (KMS): Three Muslim men are reportedly attacked by Hindu Mob on the last day of Dussehra [Hindu festival] in different incidents in Bihar Sharif, Bihar’s Nalanda district on Friday night. Police have filed FIR in at least one attack. Muhammad Raza, Saddam Qureshi and Md Aasif …

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Dalits attacked by over 100 caste Hindus in Telangana

Telangana, October 18 (KMS): Over 100 caste Hindus attacked nearly a dozen Dalits in Telangana’s Kamareddy district on Friday, October 15. The attack took place on the pretext that Dalit youngsters were planning to burn a flex board of the Hindu deity Rama in response to the burning of a …

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Woman forced to take off hijab in Bhopal

Bhopal, October 18 (KMS): A woman riding pillion on a scooter was forced to take her off hijab by some people in Bhopal on Saturday, has drawn flak on social media. The woman was riding pillion with a man when some people stopped them on a narrow street in Bhopal’s …

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‘Grim situation in J&K fallout of Modi govt’s strategic blunders’: Congress leader

New Delhi, October 17 (KMS): Senior Congress leader and leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the grim situation in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Mallikarjun Kharge in a tweet said, “Situation in J&K is grim. It’s fallout …

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