India

340 people booked under anti-conversion law in UP

Lucknow, November 26 (KMS): Over 340 persons have been booked through 108 FIRs lodged under the provisions of the anti-conversion law that came into existence last year. According to the Uttar Pradesh Police data, 189 people were arrested and charge sheets were filed in 72 cases. At least 77 victims …

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No decision on waiver to India for Russian arms purchase: US

Washington, November 25 (KMS): The United States has said it has not decided on a potential waiver for India’s arms transactions with Russia, especially of the S-400 missile defence system. India is also poised to sign a contract with Russia for the manufacturing of AK-203 rifles and will discuss future …

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UAE minister refuses to attend event where Islamophobic Indian journalist remains a speaker

Abu Dhabi, November 25 (KMS):  Zee News Editor-in-Chief and anchor Sudhir Chaudhry continues to be listed as one of the speakers at the event being organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in Abu Dhabi. This is despite a UAE minister refusing to attend the event. Princess …

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Hatred more in North India than in South: Arshad Madani

New Delhi, November 25 (KMS):  After being elected Vice President of All India Muslim Personal Law Board, Maulana Arshad Madani said that all sections of the society should come together to fight sectarianism and Muslims alone could not fight the hatred being spread by a handful of people particularly in …

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Yogi Adityanath warns Owaisi over CAA

Lucknow, November 24 (KMS): Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, (UP), once again used the term ‘abba jaan’ (beloved father) as a slur, warning of strict action against those who incite people over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). While All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi …

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As part of RSS campaign, 26 Muslims lured to Hinduism in UP

New Delhi, November 24 (KMS): As part of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ‘ghar wapsi’ campaign, twenty-six Muslims were lured back to Hinduism by a Swami in Baghra village of Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh in India. All the Muslims who had been lured back to Hindusim are from four families of Saharanpur, performed …

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‘Love Vigilantes’ on prowl against interfaith marriages in India

Bangalore, November 24 (KMS):  Interfaith marriage between a medical doctor couple has been stopped by Hindutva activists in Mangaluru, in Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka. The bride Dr. Megha, aged 23, is a medical surgeon and belongs to a Hindu family, and the groom is Dr. Jafar, of the same age and …

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33% Indian Muslims say they experience discrimination in hospitals: Oxfam

New Delhi, November 24 (KMS): About 33% Indian Muslims have said they experienced discrimination at hospitals in the country on account of religion, according to a survey by Oxfam India. A report released by Oxfam India said a total of 3,890 people from 28 states and five Union Territories took …

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Family believes under-trial prisoner killed in Aligarh jail

Aligarh (UP), November 23 (KMS): A 52-year-old under-trial prisoner was found hanging from a tree in Aligarh district jail in Uttar Pradesh. The victim’s family termed it a ‘foul play’ that he was looking forward to the hearing of his case on December 4 and might have been killed inside …

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All India Muslim Personal Law Board increases women representation

Lucknow, November 23 (KMS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has allotted membership to 30 Muslim women from various social fields and appointed three women as executive committee members. The AIMPLB is also running a women’s helpline to assist Muslim women in dealing with social or family problems …

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