India

24 students banned from classes for wearing hijab in Karnataka

Bangaluru, June 08 (KMS): Twenty-four students studying in a college in Dakshina Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka have been banned for a period of seven days from attending classes for wearing hijab. The decision was taken by authorities of the Uppinangadi Degree College in Puttur Taluk after …

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Very tough time ahead as hatred is rising, history is being distorted: Justice Abhay Thipsay

Lucknow, June 08 (KMS): Former judge of Bombay High Court Justice Abhay Mahadeo Thipsay has warned that India should brace for even more challenging times ahead with an increased risk of distortion of history and religion to whip up the already charged atmosphere of communal hatred. Addressing a meet of …

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Structure found in Gyanvapi mosque is fountain, not Shivling, says Hindu priest

New Delhi, June 08 (KMS): The head priest of Kashi Karvat temple, which is located behind the Gyanvapi mosque, has said that the structure found at the Masjid is a fountain, not Shivling. He said he has been observing the structure since his childhood. In an interview, the priest, Ganesh …

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UP Police victimizing Muslims in Kanpur for protesting against BJP leader’s derogatory remarks against Holy Prophet (PBUH)

Lucknow, June 08 (KMS): Following the Muslims in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur accused the city police of arbitrary arrests and intimidation of Muslims in connection with the violence over protests against derogatory comments on prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), the police have released the pictures of 40 Muslims terming them …

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BJP leader arrested in UP over blasphemous post

Lucknow, June 08 (KMS): Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) youth head of Kanpur Harshit Srivastava was arrested for sharing a derogatory post on Twitter about the Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him). A case was lodged against Srivastava with the Colonelgunj Police. The arrest comes amidst the derogatory comments on the …

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Hindutva leader booked over demand for ban on Friday prayers in India

Aligarh, June 07 (KMS): The Aligarh Police have booked Hindutva leader, Pooja Shakun Pandey, after she demanded a ban on Friday prayers of Muslims. Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha leader, Pooja Pandey, who is the national secretary of the Hindutva organization Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha, had claimed that the weekly congregational …

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Chinese scholar condemns BJP leaders’ blasphemous remarks

Beijing, June 07 (KMS): Noted Chinese Scholar, Cheng Xizhong, has said that the recent blasphemous statements by the leaders of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is another manifestation of the Narendra Modi regime’s mindset of sedition, extremism, state terrorism and policies of divide and rule. Cheng Xizhong, Visiting Professor …

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Instead of punishment, BJP leader gets security after derogatory remarks against Holy Prophet (PBUH)

New Delhi, June 07 (KMS): In an unfortunate development, India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) instead of punishing its communal leader, Nupur Sharma, for her derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad Khatam-un-Nabiyeen (peace be upon him), has given her security, rubbing salt to the wounds of Muslims across the world. Nupur …

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Hate speech offender Yati Narsinghanand supports Nupur Sharma’s derogatory statement

New Delhi, June 07 (KMS): Hindutva leader, Yati Narsinghanand who gave hate speeches at Dharam Sansad in Haridwar city of the Indian state of Uttarakhand and was also arrested for the same has now shown support to BJP leader Nupur Sharma, who made controversial remarks about Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). Dasna …

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BJP dented India’s image, Opposition demands arrest of Sharma, Jindal

New Delhi, June 07 (KMS): Stepping up pressure for legal action against Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal, opposition parties have demanded their arrest for remarks on Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and accused the BJP of denting the image of the country. While the ruling BJP party continues to diplomatic fallout …

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