India

Dalit man dies after police torture in Bihar

Patna, July 30 (KMS): Twenty-six-year-old Dalit man Binod Das, died in a hospital in Bihar’s Bhagalpur, 12 days after he was admitted there following physical torture in police custody. Das who breathed his last at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and hospital (JNMCH), was detained jointly by the Kahalgaon and Rajaun …

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Members of Scheduled Cast not allowed into temple with Dalit as priest

Chennai, July 30 (KMS): Dalit families residing at a Kokkulam village in Thirumangalam taluk, Madurai district, have been seeking entry into the Pekkaman Karuppasamy temple for a long time to enforce their rights to worship. The temple is maintained by caste Hindus. A Kannan, a local villager, said the temple …

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Modi govt not allowing MPs to discuss issues of national importance: Rahul

New Delhi, July 30 (KMS): Amid the logjam over the Pegasus snooping in Parliament, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has once again attacked the Narendra Modi led Bharatiya Janata Party government, accusing it of not allowing the opposition to work and discuss issues of national importance like Pegasus, Farmers agitation …

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IAF formally inducts Rafale into 101 squadron of eastern air command

NEW DELHI, July 29 (KMS): The Indian Air Force (IAF) formally inducted the Rafale aircraft into its 101 Squadron of the Eastern Air Command in the presence of Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria at the Hasimara Air Force Station in West Bengal on Wednesday. The 101 Squadron is …

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Extreme persecution of minorities in India revealed

London, July 29 (KMS): Minorities in India are facing ‘imminent existential threat’ under a systemic campaign of violent Hindu nationalist persecution. This is a finding from Destructive Lies, a shocking new report from the London School of Economics (LSE), commissioned by Open Doors. The driving force behind this increasing persecution …

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‘Modi’s Hindutva ideology has transformed India into a fascist regime’

#HindutvaMindsetOfModi Islamabad, July 29 (KMS): Narendra Modi’s Hindutva ideology has transformed India into a real fascist regime and this Hindu extremist ideology has become mainstream politics in India since BJP’s ascension to power in the country. A report released by Kashmir Media Service, today, said Hindutva ideology is the bedrock …

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16-year-old Dalit girl commits suicide after harassment

Bhopal, July 29 (KMS):  A 16-year-old girl Dalit girl committed suicide after some boys harassed her in Madhya Pradesh’s Tikamgarh district. A police official informed that the incident took place in Tanga village, situated about 45 km from the district headquarters. Jatara Police Station, in charge, Trivendra Trivedi, said that …

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Tamil Nadu: ‘Untouchability wall’ around Dalit colonies triggers protest

Chennai, July 29 (KMS):  A 9-foot-high ‘untouchability wall’ has been built by some people at Rajiv Gandhi Nagar in Kalkandar Kottai of Tamil Nadu’s Trichy district to separate their farms from colonies of Scheduled Caste people or Dalits. This has triggered a protest. Trichy’s CPM zonal head N Karthikeyan said, …

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Rajya Sabha TV ‘censoring content’ on opposition protests, alleges TMC

Delhi, July 28 (KMS): The TMC Wednesday alleged that Rajya Sabha Television, which airs the proceedings of the House live, is “censoring content” on Opposition protests. “CENSORSHIP. Modi-Shah ‘masterstroke’. Rajya Sabha TV showing selective footage/online edit. All protests in the House by about 100 MPs from 15 Opposition parties not …

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Dalit girl, 16, dies by suicide after alleged harassment In Madhya Pradesh

Tikamgarh, July 28 (KMS): A 16-year-old Dalit girl allegedly died by suicide after some boys harassed her at a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Tikamgarh district, the police said today. The incident occurred in Tanga village, about 45 km from the district headquarters, on Monday evening, an official said. The girl …

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