India

81-year-old Indian artist arrested for repeatedly raping minor in Noida

Noida, May 16 (KMS): An 81-year-old artist-cum-teacher raped a girl over a period of more than seven years in Indian state of Utter Pardash. The accused Maurice Ryder, an artist-cum-teacher, has been arrested after an FIR was lodged against him for raping a 17-year-old girl over the last seven years …

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Naxalites set 10 govt vehicles ablaze in Jharkhand

Latehar, May 16 (KMS): The Naxalites, spearheading a movement for an independent state, set ablaze 10 government vehicles being used for the construction of roads and bridges in Indian state of Jharkhand. According to Kashmir Media Service, the rebels known as Naxalites or Naxals (a group of communists supportive of …

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Karnataka woman lawyer kicked, slapped on busy road for complaining against BJP leader

New Delhi, May 16 (KMS): Marred by growing intolerance at the hands of Hindutva forces, Modi’s India has become so unsafe for vulnerable sections of the society that even women lawyers are not spared and they are kicked, slapped and abused on busy roads and streets in any part of …

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Article: The toxin of hate

Shashi Tharoor When the Editor asks, ‘Is the Divide Deepening?’, I do not find myself thinking immediately of the depressingly familiar tragedies that must have prompted his question—the communal rioting, mob lynchings and cow vigilantism that have scarred our society—nor even the manufactured controversies over hijab, halal meat and azaan …

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17-year minor tribal girl raped in Tripora

Agartala, May 15 (KMS): A 17-year-old tribal girl was raped by a man in Tripura’s Gomati district on Sunday, police said. The offender has been apprehended and charged under the IPC and the POCSO Act. On Friday evening, the minor girl had come to Amarpur to attend a village fair …

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ED targeting lawful Muslim businesses under guise of probe: PFI

New Delhi, May 15 (KMS): The Chairman of Popular Front of India (PFI), O M A Salam, in a statement, has rejected the claims made by the Indian Enforcement Directorate against the organisation and its leaders in its official release on Friday. The Enforcement Directorate in a release posted on …

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Unknown gunmen kill three Indian policemen in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, May 14 (KMS): Three policemen were killed by unknown persons in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The policemen were killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire at them in Guna district in the wee hours of Saturday, state Home Minister Narottam Mishra said. Soon after the attack, the police …

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Delhi Dy CM says BJP plans to demolish 63 lakh houses

New Delhi, May 14 (KMS): Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader, Manish Sisodia, has said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans to demolish 63 lakh houses using bulldozers in an anti-encroachment drive in the Indian capital. Addressing a virtual press briefing, Manish Sisodia said the BJP-led Delhi …

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Indian SC seeks replies from govt, Election Commission on plea against delimitation panel

New Delhi, May 14 (KMS): The Indian Supreme Court has sought a response from the government of India, occupied Jammu and Kashmir administration, and Election Commission of India (ECI) on a plea of two Kashmiris challenging the Indian government’s decision to constitute the Delimitation Commission for redrawing the Assembly and …

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BJP brutalising minorities, glorifying Gandhi’s killers, says Sonia Gandhi

Udaipur, May 14 (KMS): Congress President Sonia Gandhi has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s slogan of minimum government and maximum governance effectively means keeping the country in a permanent state of polarisation and brutalising the minorities. Sonia Gandhi said this at a party meeting in Udaipur city of the …

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