India

Two-and-a-half-year-old girl raped in Himachal

Himachal, India, July 24 (KMS): A two-and-a-half-year-old girl was raped by a boy in Himachal, police said. Shimla Superintendent of Police, Mohit Chawla said the accused school boy has been apprehended and a case was registered following a complaint by the victim’s mother. The boy will be sent to an …

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Dalit boy accused of stealing wheat, beaten to death

A 22-year-old Dalit boy was killed allegedly by three upper caste men on suspicion of stealing a bag of wheat in a village in Aligarh on Wednesday. Police have registered a case of murder and invoked relevant sections of the SC/ST Act against the three accused named by the family …

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Telangana Dalit leader quits BJP

Senior Telangana Dalit leader Motkupalli Narasimhulu on Friday resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), citing lack of recognition within the party and indicting Etala Rajender, who is accused of grabbing Dalits’ land. “At a time when several political upheavals are occurring in the state and country, I joined the …

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Bharat Biotech terminates MoU with Brazilian partners

Hyderabad, India, July 24 (KMS): Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech has said that it has terminated the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Precisa Medicamentos and Envixia Pharmaceuticals LL.C for its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin for the Brazilian market, with immediate effect. The termination of the MoU came after the deal with …

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UNGA president-elect calls on Indian PM Modi

New Delhi, July 24 (KMS): The UN General Assembly (UNGA) president-elect Abdulla Shahid called on the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Shahid, also the Maldives’ Foreign Minister, is visiting India in his capacity as the president-elect of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) …

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Gyanvapi Masjid: Muslim side hands over 1,700 Sq Ft plot to temple corridor

New Delhi, July 24 (KMS): The Muslim side in the Kashi Vishwanath Temple-Gyanvapi Masjid dispute in Varanasi has handed over 1,700 sq feet of land in the complex to the Temple Corridor as a “goodwill gesture”. In return, the Masjid committee which owns three plots in the complex got 1,000 …

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Extrajudicial killings on the rise in Assam

Dispur (Assam), July 24 (KMS): Arif Jwadder, a lawyer from Assam has moved the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking an inquiry into all extrajudicial killings that have taken place in the state since May. “Assam police is on (an) encounter spree! Since the new government took office in the …

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Mamata Banerjee new chairperson of TMC parliamentary party

New Delhi, July 24 (KMS): Mamata Banerjee will now be the chairperson of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Parliamentary party, the TMC announced ahead of the West Bengal Chief Minister’s first visit to New Delhi after her spectacular victory in the Assembly elections. Although not unprecedented, it is rare for parties …

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Modi govt flayed for not allocating seats to OBCs students in India

Jammu, July 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) has condemned the Modi-led fascist Indian government for not allocating seats to Other Backward Classes (OBCs) students in medical institutions throughout India. Advocate Suresh Kumar Dogra, Chairman of OBC Department JKPCC, …

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One Indian soldier killed, another injured in IIOJK blast

Jammu, July 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, one Indian soldier was killed and another injured in a landmine blast in Poonch district, today. An official said that the incident took place near a forward location in Mankote area along the Line of Control (LoC) in the …

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