India

Modi govt slammed over ‘bulldozer culture, targeting of Muslims

Patna, April 22 (KMS): In the Indian state of Bihar Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader,  Tejashwi Yadav slammed the “bulldozer culture” of Narendra Modi government accusing it of demolishing the structures of a particular community in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri and other BJP-ruled states across India. “If those in (Jahangirpuri) are illegal …

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Tweet about Gandhi’s killer lands Dalit leader in jail in Modi’s India

Ahmadabad, April 21 (KMS): The Assam police arrested prominent Dalit leader and Congress MLA Jignesh Mevani in Indian state of Gujarat over a tweet about Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. The Assam Police arrested the Dalit leader in Palanpur town of the state over a tweet and …

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Bloomberg raises question over export of India’s ‘kernal bunt’ affected wheat

New York, April 21 (KMS): Bloomberg, a privately held financial, software, data, and media company, has raised a question over India’s capability to fill the global wheat export gap left by the war in Ukraine. According to Kashmir Media Service, a report by Pratik Parija and Abdel Latif Wahba published …

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BJP worker shot dead in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar

New Delhi, April 21 (KMS): A district-level BJP worker, Jeetu Chaudhary, was shot dead by unknown assailants in New Delhi. According to Kashmir Media Service, the BJP worker was killed at Mayur Vihar phase-3 area of the city, DCP East Priyanka Kashyap said. A few empty cartridges and other important …

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State-sponsored targeting of Muslims; Opposition attacks BJP in Jahangirpuri demolitions

New Delhi, April 21 (KMS): Criticising Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-controlled North Delhi Municipal Corporation’s demolition drive in Indian capital New Delhi’s Jahangirpuri, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said that this drive is a state-sponsored targeting of poor and minorities. “This is a demolition of India’s constitutional values. This is state-sponsored …

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BJP has declared war against poor Muslims: Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad (India), April 21 (KMS):  All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi has alleged that India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has declared a war against the poorest particularly Muslims by destroying homes in Delhi like in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The Hyderabad MP was reacting to demolition …

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Constitution, law bulldozed during Jahangirpuri demolition drive: CPI-M

New Delhi, April 21 (KMS): Communist Party of India (Marxist),  leader Brinda Karat has termed the demolition drive carried out by the Municipal Corporation in Jahangirpuri area of the Indian capital New Delhi “bulldozing the constitution.” “The law and the constitution have been bulldozed by these illegal demolitions,” Karat said …

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US urged to stop Hindutva-led anti-Muslim violence in India

Washington, April 20 (KMS): The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) has condemned the violence unleashed by Hindutva extremists against Muslims across several Indian states during the holy month of Ramazan. Indian American Muslim Council in a statement called on the US State Department to ask the Indian government to stop …

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Deadly Rift valley virus infects human cells, finds US-based Kashmiri virologist

Washington, April 20 (KMS): In a significant scientific breakthrough, researchers at Washington University in the US have discovered how the deadly Rift Valley fever virus infects human cells. The discovery has been done by a virologist from Zaloora in Sopore area of Baramulla district of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and …

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Indian police subject Dalit man to custodial killing in Haryana

Chandigarh, April 20 (KMS): Indian police subjected a Dalit man to custodial killing in Jind district of the Indian state of Haryana. The youth identified as Pappi, 30, who was arrested in a case registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act died at a police station in …

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