India

Only BJP leaders, their billionaire friends safe in India: Priyanka

New Delhi, October 11 (KMS): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has blamed the Modi government for saving a central minister’s son in the recent killing of eight farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri area of Uttar Pradesh and said that nobody is safe except Bharatiya Janata Party leaders and their “billionaire …

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Transport, shops shut as Maharashtra observes bandh over Lakhimpur unrest

Maharashtra, October 11 (KMS) Maharashtra’s Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, a coalition between the Congress, the Shiv Sena, and the NCP, has called for a state-wide bandh on Monday, 11 October, in protest against the Lakhimpur unrest that led to the deaths of four farmers on 3 October. “I request …

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Petrol, diesel prices hiked for sixth consecutive day in India

New Delhi, October 10 (KMS): Petrol and diesel prices were hiked across the country for the sixth consecutive day on Sunday. In Delhi, the petrol price was hiked by 30 paise per litre, taking it to Rs 104.14. The price of diesel in the national capital has gone up to …

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IIOJK situation exposed Modi regime’s fake claims of normalcy: Patil

Srinagar, October 09 (KMS): All India Congress Committee In-charge for Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Member of Indian Parliament, Rajni Patil, Saturday said that the ongoing situation in Kashmir has exposed the fake claims of normalcy in the territory often being made by the Modi government. Patil said …

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Police confirm Muslim youth was murdered in Karnataka

New Delhi, October 09 (KMS): The police in Indian state of Karnataka have confirmed that 24-year-old Muslim youth Arbaaz was killed by contract killers. The decapitated body of Arbaaz was found on railway tracks in Belagavi on September 28. His family says that Arbaz was killed on the charges of …

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Indian minorities panel seeks UP report on Lakhimpur Kheri within 3 days

New Delhi, October 09 (KMS): India’s National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has taken suo motu cognizance of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident in which eight persons, including four farmers, were killed. According to Kashmir Media Service, the NCM Chairperson, Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura, has written to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary …

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Indian SC slams Yogi govt’s probe on Lakhimpur Kheri violence

New Delhi, October 09 (KMS): The Supreme Court of India came down heavily on the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government and expressed its dissatisfactions with the composition of the Special Investigating Team (SIT) set up to investigate Lakhimpur Kheri killings of farmers. Chief Justice N.V. Ramana, heading a bench also …

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Indian, Chinese troops engaged in brief face-off in Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi, October 08 (KMS): Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in a brief face-off near Yangtse in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh, last week. Indian media quoting the people familiar with the development reported on Friday that the face-off was resolved following talks between local commanders of the …

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OIC criticises India over Assam incident

Jeddah, Oct 08 (KMS): Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), an organization of Islamic countries, has criticized the Indian government over eviction of hundreds of Muslim families from government land in Assam. The OIC, on its official Twitter handle, called the police action in Darrang district in India’s northeastern state of …

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Finally police summon main accused in Lakhimpur Kheri violence case

New Delhi, Oct 08 (KMS): Indian Minister of State for Home’s son Ashish Mishra — main accused of murder in the farmer deaths at Lakhimpur Kheri — has finally been summoned for questioning by the Uttar Pradesh Police. Two people who were at the location of the incident have been …

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