India

UMF condemns illegal action against Madrasahs in India

Hyderabad, September 08 (KMS): The United Muslim Forum in India has condemned the illegal actions against religious madrassas in BJP-ruled states. The leaders of the forum, Maulana Rahimuddin Ansari, Maulana Syed Shah Ali Akbar, Nizamuddin Hussaini Sabri, Maulana Syed Muhammad Qubool Badshah Qadri, Maulana Amir Qutbuddin Ali Chishti, Maulana Jamalur …

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Poster threatening to bomb Bareilly Jamia Masjid, kill Imam found pasted on mosque wall

Bareilly, September 08 (KMS): A poster with a threat note written on it was found pasted on the wall of the Shahi Jama mosque in the qila area of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh. When the Muslims in the locality arrived to offer their morning (Fajr) prayers, they were stunned to …

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After 75 years, Sikh man figures out he’s Muslim and family is in Pakistan

Jalandhar, September 08 (KMS): After 75 long years, a Jalandhar-based Sikh man got to know that his original family was in Pakistan and they were Muslims. Amarjit Singh, who is learnt to be from Nurmahal area near Jalandhar, Indian Punjab, had a tearful meeting with his sister Kulsoom Akhtar at …

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Modi rules like the British; divides Indians, loots wealth: Rahul

Kanyakumari, Sept 08 (KMS): Surpassing the expectations of the most ardent of his followers and belying disparaging criticism from rivals, Rahul Gandhi launched his life’s biggest political activity — a walk from Kanyakumari to Kashmir that will stretch non-stop for 200-odd days, to try to change the opinion of a …

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Amnesty demands immediate release of jailed Muslim student leader Atikur Rahman

New Delhi, Sept 08 (KMS): Responding to the continuing imprisonment of Muslim student activist Atikur Rahman under the draconian UAPA solely for peacefully exercising his human rights and despite his deteriorating health condition, Amnesty International India said Rahman’s arbitrary detention must end. It seems the authorities are on a vindictive …

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Hate spread in name of caste, religion, if unchecked, India can go towards civil war: Gehlot

Kanyakumari, Sept 08 (KMS): Ahead of the launch of the party’s 3,570-km ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot attacked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), claiming hate has spread across India in the name of caste and religion and it can lead to a …

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Pakistan rejects Hindutva expansionism statement of BJP leader

Islamabad, September 07 (KMS): Pakistan categorically rejects the statement by senior BJP leader and Chief Minister of Assam propagating for Hindutva’s expansionist idea of so-called “Akhand Bharat.” The gratuitous assertion is nothing but a manifestation of the ‘Hindutva’ majoritarian agenda of the ruling BJP and its revisionist and expansionist mindset …

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Congress writes to minorities commission, seeks probe into Assam madrasa demolition

Guwahati, September 07 (KMS): Congress leaders from the Indian state of Assam have written to India’s National Commission for Minorities (NCM), urging it to investigate the demolition of a madrasa in Bongaigaon and ensure justice for its 224 students. In a letter to the NCM chairperson, Iqbal Singh Lalpura, the …

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Genocide Watch founder says India is at cusp of genocidal massacres

Chicago, September 07 (KMS): The founder and President of the world-renowned human rights organization Genocide Watch Dr Gregory Stanton has said that India is preparing for “genocidal massacres” of 200 million Muslims. Dr Stanton was addressing a panel discussion organized by the Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) at the annual …

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