India

Gurgaon police detain Hindutva supporters trying to disrupt Namaz

New Delhi, December 04 (KMS): An unruly mob of Hindutva supporters including local residents created ruckus in an attempt to disrupt the namaz at a ground in Sector-37 in Gurgaon city of Indian state of Haryana where impasse on congregational Friday prayers of Muslims continues even as three months have …

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Woman constable accuses deputy SP raped her in UP

New Delhi, December 03 (KMS): A woman police constable in the Indian state of Rajasthan has said that one deputy superintendent of police and a former village sarpanch raped her last month in Uttar Pradesh State. On the woman constable’s complaint, a case of gang-rape has been lodged against the …

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Harvard University adds caste as protected category for Dalits facing discrimination

Washington D.C., December 03 (KMS):  Harvard University in United States of America has added caste as a protected category for all graduate and undergraduate student workers. The historic addition marks Harvard as the first Ivy League school to have caste equity protection in its non-discrimination clause for unionised student workers. …

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Omicron reaches India, two cases detected in Karnataka

New Delhi, December 03 (KMS): Two persons in the Indian state of Karnataka have tested positive for Omicron, the newest variant of Covid-19, after genome sequencing. Balram Bhargava, Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), said two cases of Omircron have been detected in Karnataka so far through genome …

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BJP-ruled states favoured in COVID-19 Management: Shiv Sena

New Delhi, December 03 (KMS): Members of the opposition in Lok Sabha, during a discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic and various aspects related to it in India, said that the Modi government was favouring BJP-ruled States in allocation of vaccines. Initiating the debate, under Rule 193, Shiv Sena member Vinayak …

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Parliamentary panel frowns upon frequent shutting of internet

New Delhi, December 03 (KMS): The Standing Committee on Communications and Information Technology in India has recommended that the central government should not shutdown the internet services in every case, saying that the “Internet is indispensable in everyday lives of citizens of the country”. In its 26th report tabled in …

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Opposition continues sit-in protest against suspension of 13 RS members in Delhi

New Delhi, December 02 (KMS): In India, opposition leaders continued sit-in protest for consecutive third day, today, against suspension of 13 Rajya Sabha members. Congress leader, Rahul Gandhi led the sit-in protest. Rahul Gandhi on the occasion said, the Modi government is coward and cannot do justice with anyone. He …

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India sets up taskforce to prevent rising suicide trend among paramilitary troops

New Delhi, December 02 (KMS): India has set up a taskforce comprising senior officers of Home Ministry for the prevention of increasing suicide trend among central paramilitary forces’ personnel. The taskforce is headed by Indian CRPF Director General Kuldip Singh, while a special or additional DG of the BSF, ITBP, …

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Two million Indian accounts banned by WhatsApp in October

New Delhi, December 02 (KMS): WhatsApp has said that it banned over two million accounts in India in October in compliance with the new IT Rules 2021. WhatsApp also received 500 grievance reports in the same month, and took action on only 18 of those. “In accordance with the IT …

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UP’s deputy CM tweets for Mathura Temple amid threats to install idol in Shahi Eidgah

Mathura, December 02 (KMS): Even as the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha called off its proposed march to the Shahi Eidgah here to install an idol of Lord Krishna, Keshav Prasad Maurya, Deputy Chief Minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh queered the pitch by tweeting that “a grand temple …

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