India

Ex-IPS put under house arrest after announcing his candidature against Yogi

New Delhi, August 23(KMS): A few days ago, former Uttar Pradesh cadre IPS officer Amitabh Thakur had announced his decision to contest against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the state’s assembly elections and today he was put under house arrest ahead of his visit to Gorakhpur. In a …

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MP: Muslim vendor thrashed by Hindutva group for selling bangles in ‘Hindu area’

Madhya Pardesh, August 23 (KMS): A video is being widely circulated on social media showing Tasleem, a bangle seller in Madhya Pradesh’s Govidnagar, being thrashed by Hindutva men for entering the Hindu neighbourhood. In the video shared by many including poet and Congress politician Imran Pratapgarhi on Twitter, the assailants …

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India’s quest for permanent UNSC seat a pipe dream: Experts

Islamabad, August 22 (KMS): The deadlocked negotiations at the United Nations aimed at expanding the Security Council will resume later this year, with experts giving little hope for a breakthrough as India, Brazil, Germany and Japan – G4 – remain inflexible in their demand for permanent membership of the 15-member …

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Children in India at extremely high risk of climate crisis impacts: UNICEF

New Delhi, August 22 (KMS): India is among four South Asian countries where children are most at risk of the impacts of climate change threatening their health, education, and protection, according to a new UNICEF report. ‘The Climate Crisis is a Child Rights Crisis: Introducing the Children’s Climate Risk Index’ …

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Two Russian women found dead in north Goa India

Panaji, August 22 (KMS): Two Russian women were found dead at their residences in a beach village in North Goa, India. Alexandra Djavi, 24, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her rented place and the body of her 34-year-old compatriot, Ekaterina Titova was recovered from her apartment, a …

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Man found hanging in Noida two days after sons’ death

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, August 22 (KMS): A 38-year-old man allegedly hanged himself at a deserted house in Greater Noida, days after his two children were found dead in Noida, police said. The man lost his job earlier this year, and it is suspected that he killed his sons and then …

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Contempt of court: Indian SC fines information & broadcasting ministry

New Delhi, August 22 (KMS): Holding the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting guilty of contempt of court, the Indian Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on it for its failure to implement a two-year-old order in a case relating to departmental promotion. The Indian top court …

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Govt needs to step up outreach in Kashmir: Ex-Army Chief

Kolkata, August 22 (KMS): Former Army chief of India, Gen Shankar Roychowdhury said, the government needs to step up outreach in Kashmir and reassure people there that India will continue to be a secular democracy. The retired General, said that India needs to reach out to both former Afghan government …

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14 arrested under UAPA, IT Act in Assam over supporting Taliban on social media

Assam, August 22 (KMS):At least fourteen people were arrested from across Assam for alleged social media posts supporting the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, police said on Saturday. The arrests were made since Friday night and they have been booked under different sections of the draconian UAPA, IT Act and CrPC, …

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Kashmiri driver, cleaner beaten in India for ‘Islam Zindabad’ written on vehicle

Srinagar, August 21 (KMS): A Kashmiri truck driver and conductor were allegedly beaten by unknown people in Indian state Himachal Pradesh for having “Islam Zindabaad” written on their vehicle. Fayaz Ahmad, owner of the vehicle, said that his driver namely Rayees Ahmad and conductor Salman Dar, both residents of  Budgam …

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