India

Another Hindutva leader commits blasphemy of Quran, Muslims

Bengaluru, July 07 (KMS): Another Hindutva leader, Keshav Murthy, has committed blasphemy, this time, of the Holy Quran in the Indian state of Karnataka. Keshav Murthy is the state convener of an extremist organization called Hindu Jagaran Vedike. In a speech this week— when some Hindu activists were protesting the …

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Questions arise when police arrests Zubair, but not Sharma: Former SC judge

New Delhi, July 07 (KMS): Former judge of Indian Supreme Court Justice Deepak Gupta has said that questions arise on the Delhi Police for arresting journalist Mohammad Zubair for allegedly hurting religious sentiments even as suspended Bharatiya Janata Party Nupur Sharma is still free despite making controversial comments on Prophet …

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Fact-Checker Zubair moves Indian top court against death threats from extremists

New Delhi, July 07 (KMS): Fact-checker Mohammed Zubair on Thursday told the Indian Supreme Court that he is getting death threats, and sought a halt on the case against him in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh. Zubair is in Delhi’s Tihar Jail and has at least two cases against him for allegedly …

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92 former civil servants blame Indian SC for arrest of Teesta Setalvad, IPS officer

Teesta Setalvad New Delhi, July 07 (KMS): A group of 92 retired civil servants has issued a statement urging the Supreme Court of India to review its verdict on Zakia Jafri and withdraw a paragraph that Gujarat police have cited to arrest social activist Teesta Setalvad and former Indian Police …

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3 Indian army aspirants rape Dalit girl in Haryana

Mahendergarh, India, July 07 (KMS): A 19-year-old Dalit girl was raped by three Indian army aspirants in Rewari’s Bawal area in the Indian state of Haryana. The rapists were arrested and produced in a court, which sent them to judicial custody. The accused have been identified as Jitender alias Khali, …

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Safoora Zargar allowed celebrating Eid in hometown Kishtwar

New Delhi, July 06 (KMS): A Delhi court has allowed Kashmir student activist Safoora Zargar to visit her hometown Kishtwar in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir on Eidul Adha. Safoora Zaargar, a Jamia Millia Islamia scholar, was detained by Indian police in the wake of the northeast Delhi riots. …

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Muslim religious leader killed in Maharashtra’s Nashik

Mumbai, July 06 (KMS): A 35-year-old Muslim religious leader was shot dead by unidentified persons in Yeola town of Nashik district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Khwaja Sayyad Chishti was killed on Tuesday at an open plot in the MIDC (Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation) area of Yeola town, around …

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IAS officer held for sexually harassing student in Jharkhand: Indian Police

Khunti, July 6 (KMS): An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer was arrested for sexually harassing a trainee engineering student in the Indian state of Jharkhand. The officer of the 2019 batch was taken into custody after a case was lodged at the Khunti women’s police station, Superintendent of Police Aman …

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India to procure over 29,000 ‘night sights’ for army

New Delhi, July 06 (KMS): The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a tender to procure 29,762 ‘night sights’ for the Indian Army’s 7.62×51 mm assault rifles. The Indian Army has ordered the ‘Night sight’ an optical instrument that glows in low light so that the soldiers using the …

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Udaipur murder: Rajasthan Cong seeks NIA probe into BJP’s links with accused

Jaipur, July 06 (KMS): Referring to various media reports, Rajasthan Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra has written a letter to Director General of India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) demanding a thorough probe into the BJP’s alleged connections with those who allegedly killed a tailor in Udaipur. In the letter, he …

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