India

BJP brutalising minorities, glorifying Gandhi’s killers, says Sonia Gandhi

Udaipur, May 14 (KMS): Congress President Sonia Gandhi has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s slogan of minimum government and maximum governance effectively means keeping the country in a permanent state of polarisation and brutalising the minorities. Sonia Gandhi said this at a party meeting in Udaipur city of the …

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27 dead, 40 hospitalised in massive fire at 4-storey building in Delhi

New Delhi, May 14 (KMS): At least 27 people were killed after a massive fire broke out in a commercial building in Delhi. The fire started from the first floor of the building. More than 40 people sustained burns and have been hospitalised. Around 60-70 people have been rescued from …

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Karnataka Congress to protest against move to bring Ordinance on Anti-Conversion Bill

Bengaluru, May 14 (KMS): A day after the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in the Indian state of Karnataka announced that it would bring Anti-Conversion Law into force by promulgating an ordinance, the state Congress announced that it would launch ‘Jan Andolan (people’s agitation) against it. Opposition leader Siddaramaiah said …

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Fresh ‘death threat’ to Sharad Pawar on Twitter, NCP complains to police

Mumbai, May 14 (KMS): The government in the Indian state of Maharashtra went into a tizzy as Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar got what is perceived as a “death threat’ on social media. The NCP lodged a complaint with the Mumbai Police’s Cyber Cell. The camouflaged threats in Marathi, …

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Shiv Sena, MNS, BJP upset over Owaisi’s visit to Aurangzeb’s tomb

Aurangabad, May 14 (KMS): A political row was ignited in Maharashtra after All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi paid homage at the tomb of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and later attacked state politicians, in Auranagabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Referring to the ongoing ‘azan’ versus ‘Hanuman …

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‘Don’t want to lose another mosque after Babri Masjid’: Owaisi on Gyanvapi mosque verdict

Hyderabad, May 13 (KMS): Indian lawmaker from Hyderabad and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief, Asaduddin Owaisi, has termed the Gyanvapi Masjid verdict a blatant violation of the Places of Worship Act 1991. Owaisi’s remarks came after a Varanasi court while hearing the matter on Thursday refused to remove Court …

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2 pilots killed in helicopter crash in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, May 13 (KMS): Two pilots were killed in an Indian government helicopter crash in Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The incident took place during a flying practice at the Swami Vivekananda Airport in Raipur city of the state, said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Prashant Agrawal. Two pilots on board …

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After hi-tech drones, Indian Army now wants special vehicles for high-altitude areas

New Delhi, May 13 (KMS): Keeping its focus firmly on securing the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Himalayas along the Chinese border, the Indian Ministry of Defence has asked for 500 specialised high-mobility vehicles for rapid deployment of troops. The MoD wants vehicles that can operate at heights …

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HC in UP dismisses petition on Taj Mahal, sharply pulls up petitioner

Lucknow, May 13 (KMS): The Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow bench in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dismissed the petition seeking opening of 22 rooms in the Taj Mahal premises. The two-judge bench ripped into the petitioner who sought opening of the 22 locked rooms, stating that the truth about …

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Karnataka to implement Anti-Conversion Bill through ordinance

Bengaluru, May 13 (KMS): The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Indian state of Karnataka is all set to bring an ordinance in connection with the implementation of the controversial Anti-Conversion Bill in the state. The implementation of the bill which proposes stringent measures on religious conversion activities is …

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