India

Self-styled guru arrested for raping devotee in Bhopal

Bhopal, August 10 (KMS): Self-styled guru Swami Vairagyanand Giri alias Mirchi Baba has been arrested for raping a woman devotee in Bhopal, the capital of Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Vairagyanand Giri was arrested from a hotel in Gwalior, superintendent of police Gwalior, Amit Sanghi said. Based on a complaint …

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Dalit Panchayat president’s wish to hoist Indian flag in Tamil Nadu overlooked

New Delhi, August 09 (KMS): The wish of a Dalit panchayat president in Tamil Nadu’s Kallakurichi district to hoist the Indian flag at the local government school, like all her predecessors, on the Indian Independence Day has been overlooked. Sudha Varadharajan, the panchayat president of Eduthavainatham village, had filed a …

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Bihar CM ends alliance with BJP, cites conspiratorial steps by Modi’s party to dethrone his govt

Patna, August 09 (KMS): The Chief Minister of the Indian state of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, has formally announced that the alliance between Janata Dal (United) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has ended. Nitish Kumar cited several conspiratorial steps by the BJP to dethrone his government from power as the reason …

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Adivasis and indigenous peoples under attack in India, says report

New Delhi, August 09 (KMS): Adivasi Divas is a regional public holiday observed every year on August 9 to raise awareness and protect the rights of the indigenous tribes living in India. The day coincides with the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. ‘Adivasi’ refers to various tribes living …

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‘Har Ghar Khalistan Slogan till Sikhs liberate Indian occupied Punjab in 2023’

Washington, August 09 (KMS): Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), a US-based group that supports freedom of Punjab from India as Khalistan, has appealed to the youth of Punjab to raise ‘Har Ghar Khalistan slogan’ and also display Khalistan flags in their homes on August 15, which India celebrates as its Independence …

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Six Dalit-Christian women jailed in UP on VHP’s ‘Forced Conversions’ complaint

New Delhi, August 09 (KMS): Six Dalit-Christian women were booked in the Maharajganj area of Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh on charges of forced conversion following complaints by the Hindutva organization, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP). The lawyers and family members of the women claim that a birthday party celebration is being …

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Malicious attempt to defame Muslims through Bollywood propaganda film “Ham 2 hamare 12”

Mumbai, August 08 (KMS): In India, another propaganda film of Bollywood, “Ham 2 hamare 12” has made a sinister attempt to defame the Muslims. Hindu extremists in India propagate that Muslims are against family planning and on the basis of these baseless facts, the propaganda film “Ham 2 hamare 12” …

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Nupur Sharma Prophet remarks: No coercive action against anchor Navika Kumar, orders Indian SC

New Delhi, August 08 (KMS): The Supreme Court on Monday said no coercive action can be taken against Times Now news anchor Navika Kumar in a case related to the remarks made by suspended Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Nupur Sharma about Prophet Muhammad, reported Bar and Bench. Sharma made the …

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Police book four men for thrashing Dalit drum player

Bhopal, August 08 (KMS): The local police have booked four men for allegedly thrashing and stripping a Dalit drum player over suspicion of being involved in a theft in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh. Aditya, who is in his mid-twenties, was stripped by the men to check his religious identity, …

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Tension at Jalandhar school after a teacher asked Sikh students to remove their ‘karas’

Jalandhar, August 08 (KMS): Tension prevailed at CT Public School here on Monday morning after a teacher allegedly asked some Sikh students to remove their ‘karas’ before entering the class. Taking note of the incident, Sikh Talmel Committee members reached the school and sought an apology from the teacher and …

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