India

Owaisi says Karnataka court’s order on hijab violates freedom of religion

New Delhi, March 15 (KMS): The President of President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said that the Karnataka High Court’s decision to uphold the ban on Hijab is a violation of the fundamental rights to freedom of religion, culture and expression. In a series …

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Karnataka High Court falls in line with Hindutva agenda, upholds Hijab ban

New Delhi, March 15 (KMS): Falling in line with the Hindutva agenda of the Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government in India, Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed various petitions challenging a ban on Hijab in education institutions. The Karnataka High Court said that wearing Hijab is not an essential religious …

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Kashmir Files is atrocity propaganda movie: Journalists

New Delhi, March 15 (KMS): Bollywood director Vivek Agnihotri who is known for his anti-Muslim bigotry has raked a polarising debate on Kashmiri Pandits with his new film KashmirFiles. The film is facing criticisms for making exaggerated claims on migration of Pandits from the Kashmir valley to exploit the events …

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Delhi court defers order on Muslim scholar Umar Khalid’s bail plea

New Delhi, March 15 (KMS): A Delhi court deferred the pronouncement of its order on the bail application of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) scholar Umar Khalid in a fake case registered against him on Delhi riots. Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat of Karkardooma court will now pronounce the order …

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India top arms buyer with 11% of international imports

New Delhi, March 15 (KMS): India has once again emerged as the world’s largest importer of weapons and military equipment, accounting for 11 per cent of all such international imports. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Australia and China are the next four biggest importers. The US, Russia and France are the world’s …

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New UP Assembly has 51% MLAs with criminal cases: ADR

Lucknow, March 15 (KMS): Out of the 403 newly elected legislators in Uttar Pradesh, 205 (nearly 51 per cent) have declared criminal cases against themselves. Of these 143 (36 per cent) MLAs have made the declarations in their affidavits. According to an analysis report released by Association for Democratic Reforms …

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ITBP official killed, 2 personnel injured in Chhattisgarh blasts

Narayanpur, March 15 (KMS): An official of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) was killed and two other personnel were injured in two separate incidents of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blasts in Chhattisgarh, India. The incidents took place between Dondribeda and Sonpur villages when a team of the ITBP’s 53rd battalion …

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Genocidal slogans raised at Kashmir Files screening

Mumbai, March 15 (KMS): In a widely circulated video, a man is seen raising hate slogans against Muslims after the screening of the recently released controversial movie Kashmir files. Anupam Kher, starrer ‘Kashmir Files’, deals with the concocted story of violence against Kashmiri Pandits. Scholars and critics of Hindutva ideology …

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Modi regime choking media in IIOJK, says Press Council of India

New Delhi ,March 14 (KMS): A fact finding committee (FFC) of the Press Council of India (PCI) has confirmed that the “news media in Jammu & Kashmir especially in the Kashmir Valley is slowly being choked mainly because of the extensive curbs imposed by the local administration”. The FFC was …

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Uttar Pradesh college bans entry to Muslim girls with hijab

Aligarh, March 14 (KMS): A prominent college Shree Varshney College in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, issued a notice banning entry to Muslim girls wearing hijab. The Shree Varshney College located in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, has directed students not to cover their heads and faces while attending school. Several students returned home …

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