India

Indian Americans slam US envoy for holding a meeting with RSS chief

New Delhi, September 13 (KMS): The representatives of several Indian diaspora organizations in the United States held a zoom conference to address the death threats given to the speakers of the Dismantling Global Hindutva conference by the Hindutva extremists. They called upon the US State Department to answer for Ambassador …

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National champion Dalit sportswoman murdered in UP

Bijnor, September 13 (KMS):A 24-year-old Dalit woman, who was a former national champion in kho-kho, was brutally murdered in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor on Friday. The family members had alleged that she was sexually assaulted too. The woman was strangled to death even as she tried to fight off her assailants, …

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National conference on Junagadh in Islamabad on Tuesday

Islamabad, September 12 (KMS): Muslim Institute, an Islamabad-based think-tank, is organising a national conference on Junagadh at the National Library in Islamabad on Tuesday. The conference titled ‘Junagadh—Challenges and Prospects’ will be attended by historians, law experts, international relations’ analysts from different universities and research institutions. The keynote personalities, who …

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India records 33,376 new Covid cases, 308 deaths take total toll to 4,42,317

New Delhi, September 12 (KMS): India saw a single-day rise of 33,376 coronavirus infections, taking the overall tally of cases to 3,32,08,330, while the number of active cases increased marginally since Friday to stand at 3,91,516, according to the Indian Health Ministry. According to Kashmir Media Service, the death toll …

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BJP wants to impose RSS agenda on country: Selja

Chandigarh, September 12 (KMS): The President of Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC), Kumari Selja has said that the Indian and state governments of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) want to impose the agenda of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in the country. According to Kashmir Media Service, Kumari Selja, interacting with journalists, …

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Speakers at US meet lay focus on Hindutva threats

Washington, September 12 (KMS): Speakers at a conference in US have laid focus on threats emanating from RSS-BJP led Hindutva agenda in India, which is also funded by Indian diaspora, mainly Gujaratis. In his opening remarks, Dr Gayan Parakash of Princeton called Hindutva an ideology of paranoia, hatred, and extremism. …

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Hindu extremists barge into church, assault women in Karnatka

Udupi, September 12 (KMS): Tension prevailed after Hindu extremists forcefully barged into a church and misbehaved with church priest and women at the time of prayers in south Indian State Karnataka. The members of the Hindu Jagaran Vedike misbehaved and assaulted with women after barging inside the church in Kukkandur …

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Assam govt extends AFSPA for six more months in state

Guwahati, September 12 (KMS): The BJP-led government in Assam has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in the state for six more months beyond August 28, an official statement said. The official in his statement said, “The Government of Assam in exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 …

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Owaisi booked in UP for ‘vitiating’ communal harmony

Barabanki, India, September 12 (KMS): The Uttar Pradesh Police have booked All India Majlis-e-Itthehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief, Asaduddin Owaisi for allegedly vitiating communal harmony, violating Covid norms and making “indecent” remarks against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, police said. According to Kashmir Media Service, the FIR …

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News portals call raids attempt to stifle independent journalism

New Delhi, September 12 (KMS): Online news portals, Newslaundry and Newsclick, have said they did their business with honesty and termed Income Tax (IT) surveys on their offices as an attempt to stifle independent journalism. According to Kashmir Media Service, the IT Department surveyed the offices of the news portals …

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