India

German navy chief’s visit to Modi’s India augurs ill for his career

New Delhi, January 24 (KMS): The Germany Navy chief has resigned amidst an uproar over his comments in New Delhi that Russian President Vladimir Putin deserves “respect” and that Crimea “will never come back” to Ukraine. The German Navy Chief Kay-Achim Schönbach in a statement said, “My ill-considered statements on …

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Nagaland people asked to boycott India’s Republic Day Celebrations

Guwahati, January 23 (KMS): A civil society group in Nagaland – Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organisation – has urged people boycott the India’s Republic Day celebrations as a mark of protest against the botched operation by the Indian forces which resulted in the death of 14 civilians. ENPO is the main …

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India reports 3.33 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases

New Delhi, January 23 (KMS): India reported 333,533 lakh new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, with a tally of 392,37,264 crore cases, India is the second worst-hit country after the US. The daily positivity rate is slightly up from 17.22 percent to 17.78 percent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded …

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BSF deploys more troops along Working Boundary in IIOJK

Jammu, January 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Border Security Force (BSF) has deployed additional troops along with Working Boundary in Jammu region. A senior officer told media that they have mobilised troops along the Working Boundary and extra troops have been deployed along with surveillance …

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Indian AG grants consent to initiate contempt proceedings against Yati Narsinghanand

New Delhi, January 22 (KMS): India’s Attorney General K.K. Venugopal has granted consent to initiate contempt of court proceedings against controversial priest, Yati Narsinghanand, over his recent derogatory remarks against the Indian Supreme Court. The AG, in response to a letter by Mumbai-based activist Shachi Nelli seeking contempt proceeding against …

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US Commission lists Khurram Parvez, Siddique Kappan as freedom of religion victims

Washington, DC, January 22 (KMS): Washington-based Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) has welcomed the US Commission on International Religious Freedom’s decision to list Kashmiri human rights defender, Khurram Parvez, and Indian journalist, Siddique Kappan, on the Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) Victims List. The FoRB list is a database …

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India bans 35 Pakistani YouTube Channels, blocks 2 websites

New Delhi, January 22 (KMS): In yet another move to stop voices of dissent against its culture of hate mongering, India has blocked 35 Pakistan based YouTube channels, two websites along with several social media handles. The YouTube accounts blocked by India had a total subscriber base of over 1 …

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Stop hate on your news channels, AIMMM tells Mukesh Ambani

New Delhi, January 22 (KMS): As a section of mainstream Indian media, particularly TV channels, continue to peddle communally polarising content in the name of news and debates, the All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIMMM) has taken upon itself to take the bull by horn. The AIMMM has announced that it …

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Foreign investment flow into India down 26pc in 2021: UN

United Nations, January 21 (KMS): Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows to India in 2021 were 26% lower, mainly because large M&A deals recorded in 2020 were not repeated, the UN trade body has said. The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Trends Monitor said, global foreign direct investment …

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Malaysian groups decry call for Muslim genocide

Kuala Lumpur, January 21 (KMS): Members of Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organizations (MAPIM) and other organisations have called upon Indian government to prevent hate speeches and calls for the genocide of Muslims in India. MAPIM submitted a memorandum to High Commissioner of India in Malaysia, B.N. Reddy, to be …

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