India

Death of Muslim victim of Khargone violence shrouded in mystery

New Delhi, April 19 (KMS):  A 28-year-old Muslim youth, Ibris, who had gone missing from Khargone in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh since April 10, the day the town witnessed massive communal violence, has been confirmed dead. Authorities handed over the body to the family of the deceased in Indore …

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Muslim leaders to move Madhya Pradesh court against ‘bulldozer drive’

Bhopal, April 18 (KMS): After Jamiat Ulma-i-Hind, another group of Muslim clerics, now in Bhopal, have decided to approach the Madhya Pradesh High Court against the state government’s bulldozer drive in Khargone and Barwani districts. The clerics, led by Shahar Qazi Syed Mushtaque Ali Nadwi, said that the state government …

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Lt Gen Manoj Pande appointed new Army Chief

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): Army Vice Chief Lieutenant General Manoj Pande was on Monday appointed as the next chief of the Indian Army. He will assume office on May 1. Lieutenant General Manoj Pande is the first officer from the Corps of Engineers to become the Chief of Army …

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India records 2,183 new Covid cases, 214 fresh fatalities

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): India logged 2,183 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,30,44,280, while the active cases declined to 11,542, according to the Indian Health Ministry data updated on Monday. The death toll climbed to 5,21,965 with 214 fresh fatalities, the data updated …

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40 lakh Indians died of Covid due to govt negligence, Rahul Gandhi lifts veil

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): Lifting the veil on the number of deaths caused by coronavirus in India, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said that 40 lakh Indians died during the pandemic due to the government’s “negligence” and once again demanded that all families of the deceased be given Rs …

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After Delhi clashes, mob targets cops in Karnataka

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): The Delhi Police have arrested 20 persons and detained two juveniles in connection with the violence that broke out during a Hanuman Jayanti procession in the Jahangirpuri area of New Delhi, while fresh communal clashes have been reported from Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. In the …

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JUI-Hind moves SC against bulldozing of Muslims’ properties in lawless India

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): The Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the use of bulldozers for razing houses and other buildings belonging to Muslims in various BJP-ruled states in fast growing lawless India, terming it a ploy to target minorities, especially Muslims, under the …

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Man kills wife, son; confesses crime on family WhatsApp group

New Delhi, April 17 (KMS): A man killed his wife and 15-year-old son before fleeing his residence in New Delhi. The incident occurred in Geeta Colony, in Delhi’s Shahdara district on Saturday. As per information, the accused, after the crime, informed relatives about the act on WhatsApp before leaving the …

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Chennai cop, brother booked for locking up mother at home for 10 years

Thanjavur, India, April 17 (KMS): A day after Gnanajothi (72) was rescued from a house here in which she was confined for the past 10 years by her two well-earning sons, the siblings were booked for abandoning the senior citizen. The Tamil University police registered a case against the two …

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Man kills wife in India over excess salt in food

Thane, India, April 17 (KMS): A man allegedly killed his 40-year-old wife at their residence at Bhayandar township in Maharashtra’s Thane district in a fit of rage as a food item made by her and served to him in breakfast was very salty, the police said on Saturday. The incident …

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