India

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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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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