India

After Mother Teresa charity, now Oxfam facing ban in India

New Delhi, January 02 (KMS): Oxfam, a British founded confederation of 21 independent charitable organizations, has said its work in the country will be imperilled by the Modi government’s refusal to renew a licence that permits it to receive funds from abroad. Oxfam is on a list of thousands of …

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Sikh leaders warn against attempts to weaken Sikhism in Punjab

Amritsar, January 02 (KMS): Former Chief Minister of Indian Punjab and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal has said devious conspiracies are at work to weaken the ‘Khalsa Panth’ (Sikhism) and dilute its separate and unique religious identity. Mr. Badal was addressing a gathering of devotees in Amritsar, …

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Pakistan, India exchange lists of N-facilities, prisoners

Islamabad, January 02 (KMS): Pakistan and India have exchanged the lists of nuclear installations and facilities, and the details of prisoners in each other’s custody, as part of an annual practice done with the advent of the new year under separate agreements between the two countries. According to Kashmir Media …

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Mehbooba sees Modi’ regime’s hand in targeting of Muslim women online

Srinagar, January 02 (KMS): PDP President Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said that the Modi regime is backing the ”fringe [Indian] elements” who are targeting Muslim women online. She deplored that the criminals enjoying official patronage behind such derogatory and demeaning actions against Muslim women are given a free run. She …

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Chidambaram criticises Modi govt over extension of AFSPA in Nagaland

New Delhi, January 02 (KMS): Senior Congress leader, P Chidambaram has criticised the Modi-led government over extension of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland and termed it as an apt example of “double speak”. P Chidambaram in a series of tweets, wrote, “On the one hand, the MHA …

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Almost 31,000 complaints of crimes against women received in 2021: NCW

New Delhi, January 02 (KMS): Almost 31,000 complaints of crimes committed against women were received by the National Commission for Women (NCW) last year, the highest since 2014, with over half of them from Uttar Pradesh. There was a 30 per cent rise in complaints of crimes against women in …

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Karnatka-Mahrashtra border dispute triggers vandalism

Islamabad, January 02 (KMS): The border town of Belagavi has been a bone of contention between two Indian states—Karnataka and Maharashtra since boundaries were demarcated on linguistic lines under States Reorganisation Act, 1956. A report released by Kashmir Media Service said, today, said tensions prevailed in Belagavi and Bengaluru, Karnataka …

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Muslims suffer from hate speeches, physical attacks and Islamophobia in India

#AntiMuslimHateSpeechesInIndia Islamabad, January 02 (KMS): Rising wave of hate crimes against Muslims is being witnessed in Modi’s India as Muslims suffer from hate speeches, physical attacks and Islamophobia in the country. A report released by Kashmir Media Service said, today, said that recently Hindu leaders called for genocide of Muslims …

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Genocide calls against Muslims: Immediate action against Hindu right-wing members in India sought

New Delhi, January 01 (KMS): Five former chiefs of staff of the Indian armed forces and over a hundred other people, including bureaucrats, journalists and prominent citizens, have written to the President of India Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister, Narendra Modi seeking immediate action against Hindu right-wing members for …

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With an eye on China and Pakistan, India deploys first S-400 unit in Punjab

Chandigarh, January 01 (KMS): India has deployed the first unit of S-400 Triumf, the air defence missile system it bought from Russia, in Punjab with an eye on Pakistan and China. Sources said the system has been deployed at one of the five IAF bases in the Indian state, which …

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