India

BJP leader arrested  for torturing domestic help

Ranchi, August 31 (KMS): The police in Indian state of Jharkhand have arrested Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Seema Patra, for torturing her 29-year-old tribal help, Sunita. Acting on a tip-off from a government employee, the Ranchi police had rescued the woman from Patra’s residence last week and recorded the …

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Farmers’ suicides increase by 19 % in Andhra Pradesh: NCRB

Visakhapatnam, Aug 31 (KMS): Farmer suicides in Indian state of Andhra Pradesh increased by over 19 per cent in 2021 compared to the previous year, as per the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report. The state stood in third place in farmer suicides in the country, the third time …

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“RSS was involved in bomb blasts across India”, reveals affidavit filed by a Sangh functionary

New Delhi, August 31 (KMS): A Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionary, Yashwant Shinde, has filed an affidavit in the Nanded court in the Indian state of Maharashtra that he was witness to the bomb blast training and RSS was involved in bomb blasts across the country. Yashwant Shinde in the …

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Ousting BJP from power in 2024 to be my last fight: Mamata Banerjee

Calcutta, August 31 (KMS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asserted that ousting the Bharatiya Janata Party from power at the Union in 2024 will be her “last fight. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief addressing a rally in Calcutta said, “The BJP has to be defeated in the 2024 …

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Assam records highest rate of crime against women for 5th consecutive year

New Delhi, Aug 31 (KMS): Assam has become the state with the highest rate of crime against women in India for the 5th consecutive year, according to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) figures for 2021. The rate of crime against women in Assam last year was 168.3, which …

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Communal clashes erupt in Gujarat’s Vadodara, 13 detained

Vadodara, August 31 (KMS): Clashes broke out between Hindu and Muslim communities during a Hindu procession in Vadodara city in the Indian state of Gujarat. The clashes erupted after Hindus attacked the houses and a mosque during their religious procession in Panigate Darwaza in the communally sensitive Mandvi locality at …

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Indian SC closes pending petitions in 2002 Gujarat riots citing ‘passage of time’

New Delhi, August 30 (KMS): In yet another display of bias against the Muslims, the Supreme Court of India has closed pending pleas in connection with the 2002 anti-Muslim riots in the Indian state of Gujarat, saying that the cases have become “infructuous with the passage of time”. A bench …

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Problem not with mass gathering but with namaz: Omar over FIR against 26 Muslims in UP

Srinagar, August 30 (KMS): National Conference leader Omar Abdullah while denouncing the registration of a case against 26 Muslims in India’s Uttar Pradesh state said that the problem was not with mass gathering but the offering of namaz. In a tweet, Omar Abdullah said, “I’m sure if one of the …

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