India

Nearly 80pc prisoners are under trials, need to question procedures: CJI

Jaipur, India, July 17 (KMS): Chief Justice of India N V Ramana has called for steps to address the grave issue of the high number of under trial prisoners, saying there is a need to question procedures that lead to prolonged incarceration without any trial. According to Kashmir Media Service, …

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Gandhi’s statue vandalised in Punjab

Chandigarh, July 16 (KMS): Some unidentified people have vandalized a statue of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi at a public park in Raman Mandi, said police on Saturday. The incident took place on the intervening night between Thursday and Friday, they said. Station House Officer (Sadar) Harjot Singh Mann said they are …

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Sikh man, acquitted in 1985 Air India bombings, shot dead in Canada

Toronto, July 16 (KMS): Ripudaman Singh Malik, a 75-year-old Sikh man acquitted in the 1985 Air India bombing case was killed by unidentified persons in Canada. Ripudaman Singh Malik was shot dead in Surrey, British Columbia on Thursday. Ripudaman and co-accused Ajaib Singh Bagri were acquitted in 2005 of mass …

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RSS a threat to the nation, says Tejashwi Yadav

Patna, July 16 (KMS): Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav said that Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) is dangerous for the society and India. “The RJD is saying right from the beginning that the RSS is a threat to the country. At present, whatever the poisonous and hatred spread in the society …

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FIR registered against men who allegedly offered Namaz at Lucknow’s Lulu Mall

Lucknow, July 16 (KMS): The police in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh registered a first information report (FIR) against Muslims for offering namaz (prayers) in the newly opened Lulu Mall in Lucknow. The FIR was registered following a protest by Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha, a Hindutva outfit, after a video …

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Two journalists shot at in Uttar Pradesh

Luknow, July 15 (KMS): Unidentified gunmen shot at and injured two journalists in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The journalists identified as Shyam Sundar Pandey and Laddu Pandey, both in their mid-thirties, working for leading Hindi newspapers were fired upon while they were having tea at a restaurant under …

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Delhi court grants bail to Mohammed Zubair in 2018 tweet case

New Delhi, July 15 (KMS): A Delhi court granted bail, today, to noted Muslim journalist and Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair in connection with the 2018 tweet case, weeks after he was arrested. The bail has been granted on a personal bond and surety of Rs 50,000. The fact-checker will …

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Indian SC seeks UP govt’s response over sealing of Azam Khan’s Jauhar University

New Delhi, July 15 (KMS): The Indian Supreme Court has sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan’s plea, in which he raised an objection to the sealing of Jauhar University in Rampur. According to Kashmir Media Service, Azam Khan said the UP government …

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BJP running ‘Operation Kanwal’ in President poll: Presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi, July 15 (KMS): The opposition parties’ joint Presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha has accused the ruling Hindutva Bharatiya Janata Party of indulging in horse trading in the election for the Indian’s highest constitutional post and sought a probe into it. Yashwant Sinha said that the saffron (BJP) party was …

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33 Urdu schools have off on Friday in Indian state Jharkhand

Dumka , July 15 (KMS): As many as 33 government schools have Friday as their weekly off instead of Sunday, apparently without any permission from authorities in Indian state Jharkhand. According to Kashmir Media Service, ten government schools of Dumka’s Shikaripara Block, eight of Ranishwar Block, seven of Saraiyahat Block, …

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