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IPI asks Indian govt to stop harassing media persons

New Delhi, Nov 03 (KMS): The raid on founder editor and other editors of The Wire on a complaint lodged by Bharatiya Janata Party has drawn ire of the International Press Institute (IPI) which has asked Indian government to stop harassing media persons. IPI Deputy Director Scott Griffen urged the …

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Muslims protest against desecration of Holy Quran in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi, November 03 (KMS): A large number of Muslims protested against the desecration of the Holy Quran by Hindu extremists in Shah Jahanpur city of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place in the Chowk Kotwali area of Shah Jahanpur when people entered Syed Shah Fakhr …

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Twitter bans over 54,000 accounts in India

New Delhi, November 02 (KMS): Twitter banned 52,141 accounts of the platform in India between August 26 and September 25 this year for various reasons. According to Kashmir Media Service, Twitter in its monthly report in compliance with the new IT Rules, 2021, said that these accounts were banned for …

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ED summons Jharkhand CM in money laundering case

New Delhi, November 02 (KMS): Amid allegations by the Opposition that Narendra Modi-led government is using probe agencies and Indian forces to harass the political opponents, the Enforcement Directorate today (Wednesday) summoned Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren for questioning in a money laundering case. The ED has summoned Hemant Soren …

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Karnataka minister speaks out BJP’s Hindutva mindset

Says it is insanity to think that Muslim leader can become India’s PM Gadag (Karnataka), November 01 (KMS): Speaking out the Hindutva mindset of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP, party leader and Minister for Agriculture in the Indian state of Karnataka, B.C. Patil, has said that it is insanity …

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Hate politics intensifies before elections, says former Indian Chief Election Commissioner

New Delhi November 01 (KMS): Former Chief Election Commissioner of India, SY Qureshi, has expressed concern over the growing trend of hate speeches saying that the politics of hate accelerates with the start of election activities in the country. Y. Qureshi during a media interview in New Delhi regretted that …

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Video of biased Indian origin Twitter legal head getting fired goes viral

Washington, November 01 (KMS): A video is making rounds on social media which shows how Elon Musk, the owner of American communications company, Twitter, and famous business magnate and investor, fired Indian origin CEO Parag Agrawal along with two other top officials including legal head Vijaya Gadde from key Twitter …

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Police raid houses of The Wire journalists

New Delhi, Nov 01 (KMS): The police in Indian capital New Delhi raided houses of some senior journalists associated with The Wire on a complaint lodged by Bharatiya Janata Party’s leader. The Delhi police searched the houses of The Wire founder and prominent journalist Siddharth Varadarajan, the editor of news …

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Article: In police denial that Hindu mob’s killing of Muslim in UP village was a communal attack

Nikita Jain & Meghna Prakash Baghpat: In the village of Vinaipur, in western Uttar Pradesh’s (UP’s) Baghpat district, 27-year-old Shahrukh Tyagi sat in his two-storey brick house holding his head. It had been more than a month since his father Dawood Ali Tyagi was killed by an inebriated mob. While …

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Delhi police raids homes of ‘The Wire’ editors

New Delhi, October 31 (KMS): The New Delhi Police on Monday carried out searches at the homes of ‘The Wire’ editors, Siddharth Varadarajan, MK Venu and Jahnavi Sen. The raids took place two days after a first information report was registered against them on the basis of a complaint filed …

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