India

UP: A 17-year-old girl shot dead by father in the name of ‘honour’

Badaun, July 28 (KMS):  A 17-year-old girl was allegedly shot dead by her father to save the ‘family’s honour’ when she tried to elope with her boyfriend. The accused father is a farmer. He caught his daughter leaving with a youth on Monday night and tried to stop her. Then …

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Rahul Gandhi to move adjournment motion in Lok Sabha over snooping scandal

New Delhi, July 28 (KMS): Congress MP Rahul Gandhi will move adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on Pegasus issue demanding probe in the alleged snooping row while in Rajya Sabha, suspension notices have been served on the issues of Pegasus scandal and Assam-Mizoram discord. Several other opposition MPs have …

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BJP MPs refuse to attend meeting on Pegasus row

New Delhi, July 28 (KMS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs walked out of a meeting of the parliamentary standing committee on information technology. The committee, headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, was supposed to discuss amendments to the Cinematograph Act. The BJP MPs, however, claimed that the committee cannot meet …

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56 Indian MPs call for high level enquiry into ‘Sulli Deals’

New Delhi, July 28 (KMS): A group of 56 members of Indian Parliament have called upon the Indian Home Minister Amit Shah to initiate a high level enquiry against the criminals behind the Sulli Deals, an app that was created on Github, targeting Muslim women by putting them on a …

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18 killed after truck hits bus in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow Zone, July 28 (KMS): Eighteen people were killed after a truck rammed into a bus around which they were sleeping on a road in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki district, police said on Wednesday. They were reportedly crushed by the bus. The accident took place on the Lucknow-Ayodhya highway in Ramsanehi …

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RSS leader’s son commits suicide in UP

Lucknow, July 28 (KMS): In India, a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader’s 22-year-old son committed suicide by hanging himself after his mother was allegedly roughed up and their house ransacked by police in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). Akshay, son of a local Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader, had …

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Opposition parties in India urge President to instruct govt to discuss Pegasus, farmers’ issues

New Delhi, July 28 (KMS): Seven opposition parties have written to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind seeking his intervention to direct the government to discuss farmers’ issues and Pegasus phone-tapping in parliament, Nationalist Congress Party leader Supriya Sule said. The Bahujan Samaj Party, Rashtriya Loktantrik Party, Shiromani Akali Dal, National …

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AMU students say Azam Khan ‘deliberately’ targeted, denied bail on ‘political grounds’

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh, India) July 27 (KMS): Aligarh Muslim University students held a march in the campus to protest against the denial of bail to Lok Sabha member from Rampur and former Uttar Pradesh minister, Azam Khan. The students said that Khan was being “deliberately” targeted and denied bail on …

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Attempts to malign Muslim community in India denounced

Lucknow, July 27 (KMS): The All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) has decried the attempts being made to malign the Muslim community on the issue of religious conversion. At its executive meeting, the Board said that innocent Muslims were being framed on the issue and urged the government to …

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UP next destination for farmers’ agitation: Rakesh Tikait

Lucknow, July 27 (KMS): The Bhartiya Kisan Union now plans to take farmers’ agitation against the three farm laws to Uttar Pradesh and a massive Kisan Panchayat in Muzaffarnagar is also planned. Speaking at a press conference in Lucknow, Rakesh Tikait, national spokesperson of the Bhartiya Kisan Union, said, “We …

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