India

‘House for sale’ poster speaks volume of fear under Yogi Adityanath in UP

Lucknow, July 05 (KMS): A poster proclaiming ‘House for sale’ in Indian Hindutva-governed Indian state of Utter Pardash indicating the level of fear among citizens particularly minorities from the RSS led BJP government of Yogi Adityanath. The poster which has started attracting a great deal of attention said that the …

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India hit by a new corona variant, reveals Israeli scientist

New Delhi July 05 (KMS): An Israeli scientist has revealed that a new corona variant has been found in India. Dr Shay Fleishon, with the Central Virology Laboratory at Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer said a new coronavirus variant BA.2.75 has been detected in, at least, ten Indian states. …

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Security guard commits suicide inside Indian embassy in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, July 05 (KMS): A security guard serving in the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal committed suicide by shooting himself  on the premises. The guard from Indian state of Uttarakhand  shot himself  dead while on duty, the Indian Embassy official said. It has been learnt that the victim was suffering …

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Give autonomy or else Tamil Nadu will seek full independence from India, DMK MP warns Modi

New Delhi, July 05 (KMS): A Raja, a senior leader of the MK Stalin-led Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), has urged the Narendra Modi led Bharatiya Janata party government in centre to provide autonomy to the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and not push them to seek a separate country. “Do …

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Sharjeel Imam assaulted, called terrorist in jail

New Delhi, July 05 (KMS): Indian activist and scholar Sharjeel Imam has approached a court in New Delhi, saying that he was assaulted in jail and called a terrorist and an anti-national. Hailing from from Kako village of Jehanabad, Bihar, Imam earned fame from his active participation in the Citizenship …

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Delhi HC adjourns hearing till 27th on bail pleas by scholar Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, Shifa-ur-Rehman

New Delhi, July 04, (KMS): The Delhi High Court has adjourned the hearing till July 27 on bail pleas by scholar Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, and Alumni Association Jamia Millia Islamia (AAJMI) President Shifa-ur-Rehman. The scholars are illegally detained under a black law, Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) case related …

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Modi govt using state institutions as weapons against opposition: Yashwant Sinha

Bangalore, July 04 (KMS): The joint candidate of the opposition parties for the presidential election in India, Yashwant Sinha, has said that Modi’s fascist Indian government is using Indian investigative agencies like the Enforcement Directorate, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Election Commission as well as state governors as a …

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Journalists pitch for organising legal aid for colleagues facing FIRs

New Delhi, July 04 (KMS): Senior journalists on Monday suggested organising legal aid in different cities for media persons who have been a target of a plethora of FIRs and raids by the Enforcement Directorate. The suggestion was made at a meeting organised by the Press Club of India to …

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UK PM acknowledges Sikh activist Johal’s detention in India as arbitrary

London, July 04 (KMS): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acknowledged the arbitrary detention of Scotland-based Sikh activist, Jagtar Singh Johal by the Indian government for the first time. Boris Johnson in a letter to the leader of the Labour Party, Keir Starmer, said that Johal has been arbitrarily detained …

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Manipur landslide toll rises to 42, rains affect search for missing soldiers, civilians

Imphal, July 04 (KMS): In India, toll in Manipur landslide rose to 42, including 27 Indian Territorial army personnel, as eight more bodies were recovered from the debris, while 20 are still missing. The natural catastrophe hit Indian Territorial Army’s 107 camp in Noney district on Wednesday night near the …

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