India

Personal Law Board condemns Haryana CM for backing disruptors of Friday prayers in Gurgaon

New Delhi, December 15 (KMS): All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has taken strong exception to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s statement supporting those who are preventing Muslims from offering Friday prayers at designated sites in Gurgaon. According to Kashmir Media Service, AIMBPL General Secretary, Khalid Saifullah Rahmani, …

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Dr Junaid Ahmed, author of book ‘Creation of Bangladesh; Myths exploded’ delivers lecture at QAU

Islamabad, December 14 (KMS): Dr Junaid Ahmed, author of book “Creation of Bangladesh; Myths exploded” today delivered a talk at QAU Islamabad. In an interactive session with students and academia, writer shed light on facts which he has brought forward in his book. He has carried out an in-depth research …

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Two Dalit men forced to lick spit for not voting to local leader in Bihar

Patna (Bihar, India), December 14 (KMS): Two Dalit men were beaten up and forced to lick spit from the ground for not voting in favour of a candidate in a local election, in Aurangabad district of the Indian state of Bihar. According to Kashmir Media Service, a candidate in the …

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Nagaland firing incident demands repeal of black law AFSPA: Irom

Kolkata, December 14 (KMS): Rights activist Irom Sharmila, who was on a 16-year hunger strike against the black law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), said that after the recent killing of civilians in firing by Indian forces in Nagaland the draconian law should be repealed from the northeast Indian …

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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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