PAKISTAN

Pakistani Hindu girl allegedly abducted, converted and married off against her will in Sindh

The girl has been identified as Arti Kumari, a teacher at Qasim Model School, and reports say she was abducted ...

When the man who wrote Pakistan’s national anthem saw the divine in Hindu god Krishna

This year, Pakistan’s 70th Independence anniversary and Janmashtami (the Hindu festival celebrating Krishna’s birth) fell on the same day: August ...

70 Years Later, My Grandmother Remembers Partition, and the Muslims Who Saved Her Father’s Life

A story of horror and displacement, but one with a happy ending – my grandmother recalls the India-Pakistan partition. Surjit Kumari ...

‘Partition is not over’: Pakistani Hindus

A family of Pakistani Hindus living in an unauthorised settlement in Jodhpur. JODHPUR: For decades, Jogdas dreamed of moving to India ...

Hindus in Pakistan: Why they choose burial over cremation

Karachi is a big city. On most days, it is chaotic, loud, swirling and brash. But inside the gates of ...

The truth about forced conversions in Thar

NAZIHA SYED ALIUpdated Jul 17, 2017 01:10pm Illustrations by Reem Khurshid. UMERKOT: “When a girl is brought before a qazi for conversion to Islam, ...

International Yoga Day: Pakistan Celebrates the Day, but on Muted Scale

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN, June 21, 2017 (India TV News): The third International Yoga Day was celebrated in Pakistan but on a ...

Damming the Indus – Claude Arpi

The Indus Waters Treaty, signed in 1960 between India and Pakistan, … seems completely outdated today. – Claude Arpi On the occasion ...

Pak Hindus appeal SC to take suo moto

Pakistani Hindus have appealed to the Supreme Court for taking suo moto against the ‘horrific rise’ in cases of kidnappings, ...

Hindu girl kidnapped by influential Syed villagers in Pakistan’s Thar

Yet another Hindu girl has been kidnapped in Pakistan, with the almost certain objective of forcibly converting her to Islam, ...