India

Activist Safoora Zargar banned from entering Jamia Millia campus

Activist Safoora Zargar banned from entering Jamia Millia campus

New Delhi, September 17 (KMS): Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, which is under the influence of Hindutva administration has banned research scholar and activist Safoora Zargar from entering the university campus, days after her MPhil admission was canceled. A fter she was removed as a student on 29 August, Safoora …

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Resist militarization of Naga villages: FACAM

Resist militarization of Naga villages: FACAM

New Delhi, September 17 (KMS): Forum Against Corporatization and Militarization (FACAM), a civil group, has strongly condemned the move of Indian government to militarily occupy Naga Villages of Ukhrul district of Manipur state as well as the establishment of the Joint Command Centre in Bhadradri Kothagudem of Telangana state. The …

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ED, CBI harassing everyone, don’t understand what this liquor scam is, says Kejriwal

New Delhi, September 17 (KMS): New Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that he has failed to understand what the liquor scam was about, and advised Narendra Modi-led Indian government to do positive things for progress of India instead of “harassing” everyone with Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and …

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Alarming rise in food adulteration in govt schools, colleges across Telangana

Hyderabad, September 17 (KMS): Food safety department officials in Telangana have said that there has been an alarming rise in food adulteration in government schools and intermediate colleges across the state, including capital city Hyderabad. Most cases were reported in Warangal, Jagtial, Yadadri, Mahbubnagar, Sircilla and Hyderabad cities. Officials said …

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UAPA: 3% got convicted in 6 years, 94% still in jail without bail, shows report

New Delhi, September 17 (KMS): Less than 3% of the arrests made under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act between 2015 and 2020 have resulted in convictions, shows a report by civil rights group. Out of 8,371 persons arrested under the draconian law, only 235 were convicted in the five-year …

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Congress says BJP, RSS giving communal color to Lakhimpur Kheri rape, murder case

New Delhi, September 17 (KMS): The Congress has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) are giving communal color to the alleged rape and murder of two Dalit sisters in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri and demanded that justice delivery in the case be fast-tracked. The …

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Gap in Muslim, non-Muslim employment due to discrimination: Oxfam Report

New Delhi, Sept 17 (KMS): A huge gap between Muslims and non-Muslims engaged in regular and salaried employment in urban areas is due to discrimination against the minority community in India, said a study done by the Oxfam. “In 2019-20, 68% of the difference between Muslim and non-Muslim engaged as …

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14-yr-old girl working at local Spa in Gurgaon raped by 10-15 men every day

Gurgaon, September 16 (KMS): A 14-year-old girl was raped at a local spa by patrons with whom she was forced to have sex by the spa operators in the Gugaon city of the Indian state of Haryana. Gugaon police said that an FIR was registered against four people, including the …

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Indian SC rejects PIL for common dress code in educational institutes

New Delhi, September 16 (KMS): The Indian Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a PIL (public interest litigation) seeking a direction to the Indian government, states and union territories to implement a common dress code for staffers and students in educational institutions. A bench of Justices Hemant Gupta and …

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Court to hold next hearing into Budaun mosque case on Oct 4

Budaun (Uttar Pradesh), September 16 (KMS): A court in Budaun city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has fixed October 4 as the next date for hearing a plea filed by a Hindutva organization seeking permission to offer prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid Shamsi. The Hindu Mahasabha has …

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