India

Stop arbitrary, illegal actions against journalist Mohammed Zubair: Ex-civil servants write to AGI

New Delhi, July 17 (KMS): India’s 72 former civil servants, who are part the organisation called Constitutional Conduct Group (CCG), in a letter to the Attorney General of India (AGI), have asked his personal intervention to what they call “the personal liberties of citizens of India from illegal and arbitrary …

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Indian airline’s flight makes emergency landing in Karachi

Karachi, July 17 (KMS): A flight of India’s IndiGo airline made an emergency landing in Karachi after the pilot reported a technical defect. In a statement IndiGo said, “IndiGo flight 6E-1406, operating from Sharjah to Hyderabad was diverted to Karachi. The pilot observed a technical defect. Necessary procedures were followed …

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India reports 20,528 new Covid cases, 49 deaths

New Delhi, July 17 (KMS): India has reported 20,528 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is a marginal rise against the previous day’s count of 20,044, said the Union Health Ministry on Sunday. In the same period, the country reported 49 more Covid deaths, taking the nationwide …

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Democracy ruined in India: Yashwant Sinha

Ranchi, India, July 17 (KMS): The joint nominee of the opposition parties in the upcoming presidential polls, Yashwant Sinha has said that democracy stands ruined in the country. Yashwant Sinha, who was minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet and an MP from Hazaribagh, met the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) …

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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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