India

27-year-old Muslim man lynched in Haryana

New Delhi, December 17 (KMS): A 27-year-old Muslim man was thrashed to death by goons in Palwal district of Haryana, his family said, calling it a case of “lynching”. Rahul Khan, a resident of Rasoolpur village near Palwal town, was kidnapped by a gang of goons on the night of …

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Two years of Shaheen Bagh: Indians remember the struggle at Jantar Mantar and beyond

New Delhi, December 17 (KMS): Scores of citizens gathered at New Delhi’s Jantar Mantar to mark the second anniversary of the Shaheen Bagh protests that took place in the Indian capital against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act in 2019. The participants carried photographs, posters depicting Shaheen Bagh protests. Three women …

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No data on people killed by vigilante groups, minister tells Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, December 16 (KMS): No separate data on people killed or injured by vigilante groups, mobs or crowds is maintained by the National Crime Record Bureau, Rajya Sabha was informed. In response to a question, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai said the government, through audio-visual media, …

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US President’s nominee for India envoy says he will actively bring up human rights

Washington, December 16 (KMS): The United States President, Joe Biden’s choice for the next ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti, has said that he will actively bring up human rights if appointed to the position. According to Kashmir Media Service, Eric Garcetti told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that he would …

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Gen Naravane takes charge as Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee

New Delhi, December 16 (KMS): Indian Army Chief, Gen MM Naravane has assumed the charge as the Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee that comprises the three service chiefs, people familiar with the development said. The post fell vacant following the death of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin …

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Not being allowed to speak on Lakhimpur Kheri killing: Rahul

New Delhi, December 16 (KMS): Congress leader, Rahul Gandhi said that he was not being allowed to speak in the Lok Sabha on the issue of Lakhimpur Kheri killing in the light of new revelation made by the SIT. Speaking after the adjournment of Lok Sabha, Rahul said, “They are …

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Arundhati Roy compares CAA and NRC with Hitler’s Nuremberg law

New Delhi, December 16 (KMS): Press Club of India drew a big crowd where author Arundhati Roy and several activists held a press conference marking two years of police attack on Jamia Millia Islamia during anti-CAA protests. They pledged to uphold the memory of police violence alive. The speakers, lashing …

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Indian Minister Ajay Mishra misbehaves with journalists

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh, India), December 16 (KMS): Indian Minister of state for Home, Ajay Mishra Teni lost his cool and misbehaved with media persons at a function. The minister had come for the inauguration of an oxygen plant at a child care centre when a journalist asked him about …

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Declare cow ‘national animal’; BJP MP in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, December 15 (KMS): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Indian Parliament has demanded declaring of the cow as the national animal of India and enacting of a central law to stop cow slaughter in the country. The demand was made by the BJP MP Kirori Lal Meena …

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‘Over 50% of arrested under UAPA below 30-years of age’

New Delhi, December 15 (KMS): More than 50 per cent of people arrested under the draconian law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), in the past three years were below the age of 30 years, says the data placed by the Indian government in the parliament. The data provided by the …

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