India

India should initiate dialogue with Taliban: Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi, September 26 (KMS): The President of National Conference (NC), Farooq Abdullah has batted for dialogue with the Taliban. Farooq Abdullah in a media interview in New Delhi said that India had invested billions in Afghanistan so there was no harm in engaging with the new Taliban regime in …

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India seals deal with Airbus for buying 56 military transport aircraft

New Delhi, September 25 (KMS): The Indian Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with European company Airbus for procurement of 56 military transport aircraft C-295MW at a cost of Rs 21,000 crore. The C-295MW plane is a transport aircraft of 5-10 tonne capacity with contemporary technology that will replace …

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Indian Americans protest outside White House over Modi’s visit

Washington, DC September 25 (KMS): Dozens of Indian Americans gathered at Lafayette Square, the park in front of the White House, to protest against the visit of Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to the US. Chanting slogans and holding placards that read “Save India from fascism”, the protesters castigated Modi …

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AMU students protest against arrest of Islamic scholar

Aligarh/Lucknow, September 25 (KMS): A group of students in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) held a march in the campus to protest against the arrest of prominent Islamic scholar Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui. Siddiqui was arrested from Meerut last week and a local court remanded him in judicial custody till October 5. …

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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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