India

Ration dealers’ forum to stage hunger strike in Kerala tomorrow

Thiruvananthapuram, August 16 (KMS): Despite an appeal made by Food and Civil Supplies Minister G.R. Anil, a section of ration dealers remained firm on their move to hold a Statewide demonstration tomorrow (Tuesday) in protest against the non-payment of dues of 10 months for distributing food kits. The All Kerala …

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Gujarat farmers stare at drought as monsoon deficit soars above 50pc

Ahmedabad, August 16 (KMS): With more than 50 percent deficit in monsoon rainfall till August 15, Gujarat appears headed for a drought. The State has not received significant rainfall in any of its regions except a few pockets that received showers from mid-June to mid-August. So far the State has …

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Hearing pegasus pleas, SC says Indian govt’s affidavit not satisfying

New Delhi, August 16 (KMS): The Supreme Court today said that an affidavit filed by the Indian government on the issue relating to alleged snooping by the government has not satisfied allegations whether or not Pegasus spyware was used and asked whether it will file an additional affidavit. A bench …

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Criticism on Modi lands man in jail in India

New Delhi, August 16 (KMS): The Uttar Pradesh police arrested a 62-year-old man in Chennai for allegedly circulating derogatory remarks against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on social media. The police said Mohan Mishra, 62, participated in a protest at Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, and circulated videos criticising Modi on social …

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Muslim leader from Tihar exposes India’s draconian law, judiciary

New Delhi, August 16 (KMS): The 58-year-old Muslim leader Abdullah Danish who is languishing in Tihar Jail wrote a letter about the country’s most criticized draconian law the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The former leader of the banned Students’ Islamic Movement of India Danish who had been on the run …

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India will get real independence when fascist Modi is ousted, says Revant Reddy

Hyderabad, August 16 (KMS): Congress party state president A. Revanth Reddy has said that democracy is under threat in India under the fascist rule of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as also in Telangana under Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao. India will get real Independence when Modi and Rao are ousted …

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Protest in Dehradun against hate rally in Delhi

New Delhi, August 15 (KMS): Scores of people, mostly Muslims, held a protest demonstration in Dehradun city in Uttarakhand against the August 08 hate rally of Hindutva groups at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. The demonstration which lasted for two hours (10AM- 12PM) was organised by Muslim Seva Sanghathan at …

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Indian opposition slams Modi’s tweets about partition

New Delhi, August 15 (KMS): Opposition in India, while reacting to Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s divisive announcement of observing August 14 as “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”, has said that the Indian PM has started the campaign for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls by stoking communal passions with the statement. …

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Yashwant Sinha slates Modi Govt over anti-people policies

New Delhi, August 15 (KMS): Former Indian Finance Minister, Yashwant Sinha has hit out at the Modi-led fascist Indian government for its economic policies, saying it had pushed the country in a cesspool of mess, including unemployment. Yashwant Sinha talking to reporters in New Delhi said that the worrying development …

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Indian CJ criticises functioning of parliament in strong terms

New Delhi, August 15 (KMS): The Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana criticised the functioning of parliament in strong terms, today, focusing not on disruptions but the cutting of corners when it comes to debates on the laws. NV Ramana calling the current situation “a sorry state of affairs”, he …

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