India

Mosque’s demolition triggers protests in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (India), August 03 (KMS): Demolition of a mosque by the municipal authorities at Shamshabad on the outskirts of the Indian city of Hyderabad in Telangana state triggered protests. Masjid-e-Khwaja Mahmood in Green Avenue Colony of the city was demolished by the municipal staff amid heavy police presence. The incident …

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CAA to be implemented once COVID vaccination drive is over: Amit Shah

New Delhi, August 03 (KMS): Indian Home Minister, Amit Shah, has once again tried to stir the controversy of discriminatory Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) saying the law will be implemented once the COVID-19 vaccination drive is over. Amit Shah gave this assurance to Suvendu Adhikari, the Leader of Opposition in …

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UP school booked for multi-faith prayer, FIR says Islamic prayer is ‘Shiksha jihad”

Kanpur, August 03 (KMS): The directors of a private school have been booked by the India police for holding the recitation of Islamic prayers – as part of multi-faith worship – in Kanpur city of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Update: The director of the Kanpur school which landed …

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Congress continues protest as ED raids National Herald office in Delhi

New Delhi, August 02 (KMS): The workers of Indian National Congress held a protest outside the office of the National Herald newspaper in New Delhi on Tuesday against the raids conducted by Enforcement Directorate. Congress workers gathered in large numbers outside the newspaper’s office. Carrying placards, they raised slogans against …

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Prahlad Modi stages sit-in against his brother Narendra Modi govt

New Delhi, August 02 (KMS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brother Prahlad Modi, who is also the vice president of All India Fair Price Shop Dealers’ Federation, on Tuesday staged a sit-in in New Delhi in favour his demands. Prahlad Modi along with several other members of the All India …

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Maulana Salman Nadwi opposes Modi’s plan to ban PFI

Lucknow, August 02 (KMS): The Lucknow-based Islamic cleric Maulana Salman Nadwi has opposed the Modi regime’s plan to ban Popular Front of India (PFI), a social movement committed to empower downtrodden people, particularly Muslims, to ensure justice, freedom and security in India. According to Kashmir Media Service, this comes in …

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WhatsApp banned over 22 Lakh Indian accounts in June

New Delhi, August 02 (KMS): WhatsApp banned over 22 lakh Indian accounts in June, this year, on the basis of complaints received via its grievance redresal channel and through its own mechanism to detect violations, the messaging platform said. The WhatsApp banned 19 lakh such accounts in May, 16 lakh …

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Twitter bans over 43,000 accounts in India

New Delhi, August 02 (KMS): Twitter, which is fighting a legal battle with the Indian government over content blocking orders, banned more than 43,140 accounts of Indian users in the month of June over violation of its guidelines, the microblogging platform said in its monthly compliance report on Tuesday. Twitter …

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Indian apex court seeks relief from Bombay court for Malegaon blast accused

New Delhi, August 2 (KMS): The Indian Supreme Court has asked the Bombay High Court to decide expeditiously the plea of Lt Col Prasad Purohit, the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. A bench of Justices Hemant Gupta and Justice Vikram Nath noted that as of now 246 …

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AMU stops teaching books of Pakistani, Egyptian authors on BJP’s behest

Aligarh , August 2 (KMS):  The management committee of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) after the order of  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government  has decided to exclude the books written by Pakistani and Egyptian authors from the syllabus. The books, written by Islamic scholar and prominent writer Abu al-A’la al-Mawdudi …

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