India

Gyanvapi is a Mosque, will remain Mosque: Muslim groups vow to fight injustice

New Delhi, May 18 (KMS): Muslim organisations including All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) have vowed to fight the case of Gyanvapi mosque after Varanasi court ordered sealing of the wazukhana portion of the mosque claiming the presence of Shivling there. Reacting to the order passed by the court …

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Feature: The Plight And Rights Of Dalit Students In School Campuses

Subrajitroy New Delhi, May 17 (KMS): The Dalit community is one of the most marginalised and disadvantaged ones in India. The community has confronted discrimination not just in India, but in all the different nations Indians have migrated to. In India, caste plays a role in education in discriminating against …

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Dalit youth assaulted for messaging upper caste girl in Karnataka

Bangalore, May 17 (KMS): Dalit activists staged a protest, today, against the brutal attack on a 20-year-old youth of their community for messaging an upper caste girl in Davangere district of the Indian state of Karnataka. The protesters demanded immediate arrest of the accused. The incident had taken place on …

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Karnataka govt defends inclusion of RSS founder’s speech in textbook

Bengaluru, May 17 (KMS): The Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister BC Nagesh has defended the inclusion of a speech by RSS founder Keshav Baliram Hedgewar in a revised Class X Kannada textbook. This was objected to by organisations, including the All-India Democratic Students Organisation (AIDSO) and All-India Save Education …

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Sri Ram Sena chief demands ban on all madrassas

New Delhi, May 17 (KMS): Chief of Hindu right-wing group Sri Ram Sena Pramod Muthalik has demanded a ban on madrassas in India. He said that the national anthem is not sung and no rule or regulation is followed in madrasas despite grants being provided by the government. “Hindu taxpayers’ …

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“A textbook repeat of Dec 1949 in Babri Masjid”, Asaduddin Owaisi on Gyanvapi verdict

New Delhi, May 17 (KMS): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi MP has termed Gyanvapi Masjid verdict “a textbook repeat of December 1949 in Babri Masjid.” He probably referred to the placement of idols in Babri Masjid in 1949 and later its demolition in December 1992. A court …

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‘Creating illegal evidence’: Varansi court order on Gyanvapi Mosque draws flak

New Delhi, May 17 (KMS):  The order passed by the Varanasi court to seal off certain portion of the Gyanvapi mosque in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after dubbing a sharpened iron rod as ‘Shivling’ without hearing the version of the mosque’s side has drawn the ire of the lawyers …

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It is a fountain not a ‘Shivling,’ says Muslim lawyer representing Gyanvapi Mosque

New Delhi, May 17 (KMS):  Based on the claim of a Hindu lawyer that a ‘shivling’ is found in the pond inside Gyanvapi mosque, a Varanasi court has ordered the government in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh to seal the place prohibiting the entry of any person into the sealed …

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UP Police brutality: Muslim woman shot dead for resisting son’s detention

New Delhi, May 17 (KMS):  A woman was shot dead bypolice when she tried to resist illegal arrest of her son on charges of cow slaughter in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. A police team raided Abdul Rehman’s house at Islamnagar village in Sidhharthnagar district in Uttar Pradesh to …

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Amid call for genocide of Muslims Bajrang Dal holds illegal arms training camp in Karnataka

New Delhi, May 17 (KMS): Amid growing call for genocide of Muslims, Hindu extremist outfit Bajrang Dal held an illegal arms training camp between May 5 and May 13 at Sai Shankar Educational Institute in Ponnampet area in Kodagu district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Social media posts say …

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