India

Man, woman attempt self-immolation outside Indian top court

New Delhi, August 16 (KMS): A man and a woman allegedly attempted suicide outside the India Supreme Court building in New Delhi on Monday by setting themselves on fire. Police said the reason behind their extreme step was not immediately known. Prima facie, the man and the woman poured kerosene …

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Dalit sarpanch not allowed to hoist Indian flag, kicked, manhandled

Chhatarpur, August 16 (KMS): An elderly Dalit sarpanch in Madhya Pradesh state of India was manhandled by an upper caste secretary of the gram panchayat on India’s Independence Day, the other day. The sarpanch was “kicked by the secretary” because he unfurled the national flag on the insistence of the …

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Two sisters gang-raped in Hyderabad Gandhi Hospital

Hyderabad, India, August 16 (KMS): The staff members of the Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad gang-raped two sisters, coming with the patient in the hospital, continuously for four days. A computer operator of the Gandhi Hospital and three security personnel are involved in the heinous crime. According to reports, a person …

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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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