India

BJP ally demands repeal of anti-Muslim law CAA at NDA, all-party meetings

New Delhi, November 29 (KMS): The Bharatiya Janata Party’s ally National People’s Party leader Agatha Sangma has demanded the repeal of the anti-Muslim law, Citizenship (Amendment) Act at a meeting of constituents of the ruling National Democratic Alliance as well as at the all-party meeting convened ahead of the Winter …

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SKM suspends its Nov 29 tractor march to Parliament

New Delhi, November 28 (KMS): The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has suspended its November 29 tractor march to Parliament and it will hold a meeting next month to decide its future course of action, farmer leaders said. According to Kashmir Media Service, the decision to suspend the march comes ahead …

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UN expert urges India to ensure accountability for 600 deaths during protests against farm laws

United Nations, November 27 (KMS): A UN human rights expert has urged the Narendra Modi-led Indian government to ensure accountability for the 600 people who died during the massive protests against three contentious agriculture laws. The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Michael Fakhri, while welcoming the recent …

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Four of Dalit family killed in UP, teen allegedly gang-raped

Lucknow, November 27 (KMS): The brutal murder of four members of a Dalit family in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj district over a land dispute sparked protests in the region with politicians making a beeline to the victims’ village and local residents alleging police negligence. The police said the four members – …

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Survivors of 1984 Bhopal Gas Disaster accuse CBI of favouring Dow Chemical

Bhopal, November 27 (KMS):  On the 31st day of their 37-day campaign, the survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide Gas Disaster sought answers from the prosecutors of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of India. They asked: “Why has the CBI failed to make Dow Chemical appear in the ongoing …

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Extremist Hindus again disrupted prayers in Gurgaon

Gurgaon (Haryana, India), November 27 (KMS): The opposition to Friday Namaz in the open in Gurgaon continues for more than two months as Hindutva supporters on Friday disrupted Muslim congregational prayer at Sector 37 and held their own ‘prayer’. Muslims gathered for the Namaz but several of them were forced …

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In 2019 India elections, Facebook lobbied against strict rules and succeeded

New Delhi, November 27 (KMS): Prior to the commencement of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission of India planned to enforce strict rules to regulate social media that was seen to significantly impact the process and the results. But before the plan would take off, Facebook successfully lobbied to …

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14 opposition parties to boycott Indian Constitution Day Function in parliament

New Delhi, November 26 (KMS): The opposition has said that the Modi government is not adhering to the Constitution, but has been making a mockery by bypassing parliament and not evolving consensus on issues. On the occasion of Indian Constitution Day, 14 opposition parties have decided to boycott the function …

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Modi govt insulting spirit of Constitution: Congress

New Delhi, November 26 (KMS): The Congress has said that the Modi government is “insulting” the “spirit” of the Constitution of India by disrespecting the Opposition. the Congress Deputy Leader in Indian Rajya Sabha, Anand Sharma addressing a press conference in New Delhi said merely observing the Constitution Day as …

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Fake social media accounts used to defame farmers’ protests: Report

New Delhi, November 26 (KMS): An investigative report has revealed that coordinated efforts were made on social media through fake accounts to link the farmers’ protests to Khalistan movement, to stoke cultural tension and promote the claims of the Indian government viz a viz farmers. The report titled ‘Analysis of …

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