India

Massive protests in US against rising persecution of Muslims in India

Washington, DC Aug 24 (KMS): Indian Americans in two of America’s largest states, Texas and California, protested against the increasing persecution of Muslims in India under Narendra Modi led government. The protesters led by Globally renowned US-based Islamic scholar, Shaikh Omar Suleiman, in Dallas said, “We will continue to tell …

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3 IAF officers terminated for firing of Brahmos missile that landed in Pakistan

New Delhi, August 23 (KMS): Three officers of the Indian Air Force were sacked on Tuesday for the March 9 firing of a Brahmos missile that landed in Pakistan. An official statement said the services of the officers were terminated after a Court of Inquiry (CoI) found that deviation from …

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Bilkis Bano case: Indian SC to hear plea challenging remission to convicts

New Delhi, August 23 (KMS): The Indian Supreme Court has agreed to consider listing a plea challenging the grant of remission by the Gujarat government to 11 convicts in gang-rape of Muslim woman Bilkis Bano and killing of her relatives. A bench headed by Chief Justice of the Indian Supreme …

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Another BJP leader makes derogatory remarks against Holy Prophet (PBUH)

Hyderabad, August 23 (KMS): Another Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Member of Legislative Assembly in the Indian state of Telangana, T Raja Singh, has insulted the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (peace be upon him), by making derogatory remarks against him. Earlier, two BJP leaders, Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal, …

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Karnataka court bars authorities to ban loudspeakers for Azaan

Bengaluru, August 23 (KMS): The Indian state Karnataka’s high court has refrained from directing the authorities to stop mosques from using loudspeakers or public-address systems for the Azaan (call to prayer), five times a day. The court said tolerance is the characteristic of the Constitution of India as well as …

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Former BJP MLA openly boasts of killing five, hints at Pehlu, Rakbar

New Delhi, Aug 23 (KMS): In a video, which has gone viral on social media, Gyandev Ahuja, addressing a group of his people, not only claimed to have killed five (Muslims) but also indicated that he is interested in eliminating more people, ostensibly from minority community. “We have killed 5 …

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If they are ‘Sansakari’, why did they rape: Nirbhaya’s mother on Bilkis’ rapists

New Delhi, Aug 23 (KMS): Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi flayed the Gujarat government’s decision to release the rape and murder convicts in Bilkis Bano case saying they should have been hanged. In an interview, Devi, the brutal rape of whose daughter had triggered massive protests in 2013, demanded from the …

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Massive police deployment in Delhi as farmers throng Jantar Mantar

New Delhi, August 22 (KMS): As hundreds of farmers from different states started reaching New Delhi to participate in a ‘Mahapanchayat’ called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (non-political) at Jantar Mantar on Monday, Delhi Police have deployed its personnel at various borders. As per reports quoting police, all vehicles entering …

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‘No place for minorities in Modi’s India’

Islamabad, August 22 (KMS): World observes International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief on 22 August and it is an occasion to highlight the plight of minorities living in India who are deprived of all fundamental rights and freedoms. Minorities are being persecuted physically, …

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