PAKISTAN

5 Hindus killed, 50 maimed by Pakistani mortar-bomb attacks on Jammu village

It was a night of horror in Arnia village of RS Pura sector in Jammu district, situated 5km from...

Happy Vijayadashami

VIJAYADASHAMI, also known as Dashahara, Navratri and Durgotsav, marks the culmination of the 10-day celebration of Durga Puja, the...

Killings of Hindu traders

Though our governments never fail to disappoint when it comes to catching and bringing murderers to justice, a mildly...

Sindh govt to constitute fresh inquiry into murder of Hindu traders

KARACHI: The Sindh government has announced to constitute a fresh inquiry committee under DIG Abdul Khaliq Shaikh to investigate...

Killings of Hindu traders

Though our governments never fail to disappoint when it comes to catching and bringing murderers to justice, a mildly...

Govt signs agreements, accepts all demands of Hindu protesters

KARACHI: A high-powered committee of the Sindh government, comprising three provincial ministers and senior government officers on Saturday night...

Under threat: SHC directs KMC to submit report on Hindu temple

KARACHI:  The Sindh High Court (SHC) ordered the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) authorities to submit a report on the...

Hindu Traders murder : DIG South to prepare report

KARACHI: The chief minister of Sindh, Qaim Ali Shah, expressed his dissatisfaction over the investigation report filed by the...

Re-inquiry ordered into Hindu brothers murder

KARACHI: After wrong investigation report by Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Hyderabad, re-inquiry has been assigned to DIG...

Hindu community ends protest

KARACHI: The government accepted the demands of the Hindu community in the early hours of Sunday after which the...

Govt signs agreements, accepts all demands of Hindu protesters

KARACHI: A high-powered committee of the Sindh government, comprising three provincial ministers and senior government officers on Saturday night...

Hindus protest lack of progress in Umerkot killings case

KARACHI: A large number of Hindus from various districts of Sindh gathered to protest in front of Karachi Press Club...

Bells fall silent: Fearful, Mari Mata temple’s worshippers stay away

KARACHI: Mari Mata mandir and its idols have welcomed worshippers for over a century. But now, the small temple lies...


Civil society to protest against Hindu murders tomorrow

KARACHI: Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER) and Pakistan Dalit Solidarity Network (PSDN) on Thursday endorsed and...

Poetry session at Hindu temple relocated after protest

PESHAWAR:  The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Directorate of Archaeology and Museums was compelled to change the venue of a poetry session at...

Last among equals?: Hindus in Gracey Lines face eviction, razing of temple

RAWALPINDI:  Remove the white part of the national flag if you cannot give minorities justice, a Hindu resident of...

VHP protests against Pakistan exhibition

Activists of Vishva Hindu Parishad, Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena and Bajrang Dal attempted to disrupt a lifestyle exhibition featuring exhibitors...

Pakistani Sikhs threaten countrywide protest against killings

ISLAMABAD: Sikhs in Pakistan have held a protest march and threatened to launch a countrywide agitation if the government...

Pakistani Hindus threaten agitation against ‘targeted killings’

Sikhs in Pakistan have held a protest march and threatened to launch a countrywide agitation if the government fails...

Properties of Hindus war booty, belong to Muslims

A prosecution witness yesterday said war crimes accused Abdul Jabbar, during the Liberation War, termed freedom fighters, supporters of...

Historic Hindu temple’s days may be numbered in Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: The 79-year-old Maharishi Valmik Swamiji Mandir in Chaklala Cantonment may become a casualty of development work planned in...

Historic Hindu temple facing demolition in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A historic Hindu temple in Pakistan’s garrison city of Rawalpindi is facing demolition to make way for barracks...

Temple demolition: Pakistani Hindus seek redress

New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) — As Pakistani authorities are all set to raze a 79-year-old temple in Rawalpindi,...

Home Ministry task force to monitor giving citizenship to Pakistan, Bangladesh Hindus

NEW DELHI: As a first step to grant Indian citizenship to nearly one lakh Hindu refugees from Pakistan and Bangladesh, the...

Khindri Ancient Hindu temples in Pakistan facing destruction

The All India Brahmin Sabha Punjab Unit at Ferozepur in its meeting under the presidentship of Hari Ram Khindri...

Pakistani Hindus organise rally demanding Indian citizenship

Rajkot: Around 200 families of Pakistani Hindus, who have migrated here, today staged a demonstration and demanded Indian citizenship saying...

Pakistani Hindus Organise Rally Demanding Indian Citizenship

Around 200 families of Pakistani Hindus, who have migrated here, today staged a demonstration and demanded Indian citizenship saying...

Sacred festival: Hindus celebrate Ganesha Chaturthi pooja in Karachi

KARACHI: The Hindus of Karachi held a pooja for Lord Gahesha Chaturta in temples across the city on Friday and...

Forced conversions: Disappointed by law enforcers, Hindus demand fresh legislation

“Our people fear for their lives, their property. There is no justice to be sought from law enforcement agencies...

The Hindus facing eviction by Pakistan’s army

A poor Hindu community is facing eviction from an area in Pakistan’s garrison city of Rawalpindi where its members...

Hindus in Pakistan live in fear as their girls are forced to marry Muslim men amid official apathy

Hyderabad, Pakistan – About two months ago, a Muslim businessman approached Dharmo Sochi and put a gun to his head,...

Pakistan Hindus protest order to raze temple in Islamabad

The Hindu community in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi is protesting against the demolition order of a temple located in the heart...

Pakistan Hindus protest order to raze temple in Islamabad

The Hindu community in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi is protesting against the demolition order of a temple located in the heart...

​Alliance of Pakistani & British Hindus Petition given to Pakistani High Commision , London​

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​Alliance of Pakistani & British Hindus Petition given to Pakistani High Commision , London​

The Alliance of Pakistani & British Hindus came together on 17th August 2014 and held a protest in front of the Pakistani High Commission,...

Hindu community appeals against the demolition of Balaknash Temple

ISLAMABAD: This time it is not Thar or Sindh but is Rawalpindi where an 82-year-old temple belonging to the...

Stay order issued against the demolition of Hindu community’s houses

Rawalpindi– Civil Judge Rawalpindi has issued stay order against the demolition of 100 years old homes of Hindu community...

Forced conversions torment Pakistan’s Hindus

Hyderabad, Pakistan – About two months ago, a Muslim businessman approached Dharmo Sochi and put a gun to his head,...

Protest against Ethnic Cleansing of Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan – Video Report By Aaj Tak

    POWERFUL PROTEST DEMONSTRATION IN LONDON AGAINST PAKISTAN FOR FORCIBLE CONVERSION OF HINDU WOMEN TO ISLAM AND THEIR...

Need for the Hindu Marriage Act

Until the law is made, there is no concrete solution that NADRA can offer. This causes great distress for...

Forced conversions torment Pakistan’s Hindus

Pakistan – About two months ago, a Muslim businessman approached Dharmo Sochi and put a gun to his head, demanding...

Speakers show concern over targeted killing of Hindu Minorities

PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar here on Monday expressed grave concern over the targeted killing of several Sikh traders...

VHP protest outside Pakistan embassy over hardships faced by Hindus in Pak

New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Thursday staged a protest outside Pakistan embassy in New...

Hindu organisation rejects demand for separate electorate

KARACHI: The Pakistan Hindu Seva, a welfare organisation which has been working for the rights of the minority Hindu...

Pakistani Hindus want temples repaired

Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) — Pakistan’s Hindu community wants the government to repair its temples which are in dilapidated...

WWHRC – Stop violation of Human Rights of Hindus, Sikhs & Others in Pakistan

WORLD WIDE HUMAN RIGHTS OF CANADA August 14, 2014 Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Federal minister for interior, Government of...

Pak Hindu Commits Suicide To Escape Muslim Murderers

Reports are coming from our contacts in Pakistan that one of our Hindu brothers has succumb to the fear...

Hindu organisation rejects demand for separate electorate

KARACHI: The Pakistan Hindu Seva, a welfare organisation which has been working for the rights of the minority Hindu community...

Darker days: ‘Even married Hindu women no longer safe from forced conversions’

KARACHI: Hindu social activists said on Wednesday that even married and pregnant women of their community were now being forced...

Hindu rights body rejects separate electorate proposal

KARACHI: The Pakistan Hindu Seva, a welfare organisation which has been working for the rights of the Hindus for...

Two Hindu brothers’ murdered in Umerkot district of Sindh, Pakistan

Members of the highest legislative forum, the National Assembly, have finally taken a serious notice of a heightened sense...

In an eternal state of waiting – Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabh

“The ignorant person is totally blind as he does not appreciate the value of the jewel”. — Guru Gobind Singh...

Speaking out: Hindu community in Pakistan angry over inaction by police

SUKKUR:  An emergency meeting of the Hindu Panchayat was held in Sero Ram Temple in Sukkur on Friday evening...

MQM chief Altaf Hussain felicitates Hindus on Raksha Bandhan

Karachi Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has felicitated the Hindu community living in Pakistan and other parts...

‘Hindus should not migrate due to few problems in society’ – Pakistan Hindu Seva (PHS)

KARACHI: Its too worse to see that minorities are facing lot of problems in Pakistan but on the other...

Sweet Hindu festival

KARACHI: With the thali of coconut, sweetmeats, incense sticks and kumkum all ready, there was just one important thing...

Demanding rights: ‘Pakistan would not have been possible without the help of minorities’

SUKKUR:  Speakers at a seminar, ‘Interfaith Harmony’ were of the view that the term ‘minorities’ implies a second grade...

Karachi – Discussing their rights: Hindu Panchayat claims govt does nothing but condemn

KARACHI:  In the last 15 years, the Hindus of Sindh have faced a lot of problems, including forced conversions...

Gunmen shoot at Sikh men in Peshawar market, one dead

PESHAWAR: Members of the Sikh community in Peshawar came under attack on Wednesday, with one killed and two injured...

Hindus and Sikhs in Pakistan Under Siege

As Pakistan approaches August 14, the day when the national flag flies from countless rooftops, the minorities of Pakistan,...

Bal K. Gupta’s story – 1947 Partition Archives

Mr. Bal K. Gupta was born in Mirpur. He was ten years old when Partition occurred, and remembers the...

National Assembly to form body to probe into killing of Hindus

National Assembly has unanimously decided to formulate a Fact Finding Committee to probe into the killing of persons belonging...

Hindu IDPs in N Waziristan Seek Relief Package

PESHAWAR: The members of Pakistan’s Hindu community, who were displaced due to ongoing military operation in North Waziristan, today...

Finally, NA moves for Umerkot Hindus

ISLAMABAD: After a prolonged disinterest, the National Assembly on Wednesday came out strongly for the Hindus of the historic...

Historic Temples in Pakistan: A Call to Conscience highlights country’s vast religious diversity

People celebrating Holi, the festival of colours; women wearing vermilion powder in their hair; kaleidoscopic saris hanging from washing...

Ancient Pakistan Hindu temples draw devotees from across faiths

In their journeys across Pakistan to document old Hindu shrines, writer Reema Abbasi and photographer Madiha Aijaz find belief battling bigotry. The Kalibari in...

Pak should be taught a lesson: Hindu Yog Guru Baba Ramdev

New Delhi: Against the backdrop of killing of an army jawan in firing from across the border at the...

Pakistani author documents Hindu temples in her country

Pakistani author Reema Abbasi recently launched in Delhi her new book Historic Temples in Pakistan – A Call to...

Having biryani with Saeed is no patriotism: Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Ved Pratap’s meeting with Hafiz Saeed

INDORE: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today said meeting a terrorist such as Hafiz Saeed was not a patriotic act. “Journalist like him should...

Hindu temples documented in a Pakistani book

Pakistani author Reema Abbasi will launch here July 23 her new book “Historic Temples in Pakistan – A Call to Conscience”...

Chakwal’s lone Hindu family leads peaceful but secluded life

CHAKWAL: “When I first went to a local college two years ago, students and teachers gave me a strange...

Pakistan Parliament to approve draft bill to stop forced marriage of Hindu women

The Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights of the Pakistan National Assembly has decided to finalise and...

Pakistan works to stop Hindu girls’ forced marriages

PESHAWAR – The prospect of forced marriages of kidnapped Hindu girls is on the radar of Pakistani lawmakers. Pakistanis...

Pakistan’s New Tallest Building Threatens Hindu Temple

A celebration in the Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple — Photo: Shree Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple Facebook Page KARACHI — For 150 years now, the Shri Ratneshwar Mahadev...

Hindu Temple compound residents continue protest over ‘harassment’

HYDERABAD: Members of the Hindu community staging protest rallies and demonstrations for more than a week over alleged harassment...

Hindu trader shot dead in Khuzdar

QUETTA: At least two people, including a Hindu trader, were killed and two others injured in two different incidents...

Pak army operation in Waziristan: Over 100 Hindus among thousands displaced

ISLAMABAD: Over 100 Hindus are among thousands of people who have fled the restive North Waziristan tribal region due...

Pakistan Parliament to approve draft bill to stop forced marriage of Hindu women

The Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights of the Pakistan National Assembly has decided to finalise and...

Govt pledges support for Hindu marriage act in NA

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 – Islamabad—The PML-N government has pledged support for getting the Hindu Marriage Act passed by...

A sorry tale of North Waziristan’s Hindus

BANNU – Way back in 1949, Jamila Laal married Adbari Laal, a businessman by profession. The Vivaah Sanskaar, rite...

Footprints: A Hindu saint without a shrine

Old ghosts crowd the streets of Teri, a hill settlement deep in the district of Karak. Now and then,...

Draft bill seeks end to forced marriages of Hindu girls in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights on Friday decided to finalise and approve...

‘Issues of the minority Hindu’s won’t be addressed until they get due rights in assemblies’

KARACHI: Religious minorities are threatened and left to feel vulnerable while the political parties have done nothing to protect their...

Qaisar’s vigilantes, Pak army killed 108 in Brahmanbaria, mostly Hindus

A prosecution witness yesterday testified that Qaisar Bahini, allegedly founded by Syed Mohammad Qaisar, along with the Pakistani army...

Hindu’s & temles struggles in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: With his back arched forward and neck pulling back, a young boy exhibiting an uneasy posture was balancing an...

Hindu festival at Sadhu Bela

Sunday, June 15, 2014 – Sukkur—Commissioner Sukkur Muhamamd Abass Baloch and Deputy Commissioner Shehzad Tahir Thaheem on Friday last...

Footprints: When Sri Maata Hinglaj calls

Colourful saris and other clothing dry on rocks as several devotees take a dip in the muddy river a...

Test case for PTI: Hindu shrine illegally occupied by Islamic Clerics, says K-P govt

ISLAMABAD:  The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has admitted that local clerics have illegally occupied the land of a Hindu shrine in Karak district. K-P Advocate General...

NA body condemns desecration of Hindu temples in Sindh

Standing Committee on Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony dissatisfied over ETPB’s performance   National Assembly Standing Committee on Religious Affairs and...

Hope for Minorities inc. Hindus: Making and breaking of family laws

LAHORE: He has no way of getting out of a marriage he no longer wants to stay in. He and...

Hindus can’t be forced to convert, says Pak Religious Affairs Minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Mohammad Yousuf said Thursday that no one could be forced to convert their religion, DawnNews reported....

Brides of Pakistani origin Hindus find ray of hope in Modi

With thaw in relations between India and Pakistan, there is a hope of better India-Pakistan ties, especially for some...

3 Hindu temples attacked in Pakistan, 5 arrested

In yet another incident of violence against minority Hindu community, three temples in Pakistan’s Sindh province have been desecrated,...



Sikh community storms Parliament to protests against alleged desecration of their holy books

ISLAMABAD: After storming through the gates of Parliament House in protest of alleged desecration of their holy books in...

27 Hindu temples, holy books desecration cases in half a year in Pakistan

KARACHI: Over 27 incidents of desecration of temples and holy books of religious minorities in the past six months...

Hindus in Pakistan keeps dwindling

Daleep Kumar, a businessman from interior Sindh, pays extortion money every month to insure the safety of his wife and 7-year-old daughter. If...

Five Hindu children abducted in Balochistan

By Syed Ali Shah                Dawn, English Daily from Pakistan Updated about 15 hours ago...

Mostly Hindus in 22 villages killed

Another eyewitness yesterday linked Syed Mohammad Qaisar to a mass killing in 22 villages in Brahmanbaria that left more than a hundred people,...

Violence claims 12 minority Hindus lives in Karachi

Violence claims 12 lives in Pakistan’s Karachi ISLAMABAD, May 24 (Xinhua) — At least 12 people including three kids...

Missing Hindu boys drowned in Indus River

HYDERABAD: Six Hindu community boys feared dead after being drowned downstream Kotri barrage in Indus River on Friday evening....

Hindus seek help against land mafia

PESHAWAR – Chairman All Pakistan Hindu Rights Movement Haroon Sarb Diyal has diverted the attention of concerned circles towards injustices meted out to the...

Hindus seek help against land mafia

PESHAWAR – Chairman All Pakistan Hindu Rights Movement Haroon Sarb Diyal has diverted the attention of concerned circles towards injustices meted out to the members of...

Pakistani Hindu lawmaker demands law against forced conversion

ISLAMABAD, MAY 21:   A leading Hindu parliamentarian in Pakistan today demanded a legislation against forced conversion of girls from the minority...

A Conversation With: Meena Menon, The Hindu’s Former Correspondent in Pakistan

On May 13, the only two Indian journalists in Pakistan, Snehesh Alex Philip of the Press Trust of India...

CII wakes up to Hindu minorities rights issue

ISLAMABAD: The resolution regarding the protection of minorities was on top of the agenda in Wednesday’s meeting of the...

Intangible Hindu heritage: Bharatnatyam – carrying the tradition forward

ISLAMABAD: Classical dancer Tehreema Mitha, whose career spans nearly three decades, presented an interactive lecture and performed the Indian dance form, bharatnatyam at Kuch...

Sindh High Court orders inspection of Hindu temple restoration work

KARACHI:  The Sindh High Court (SHC) appointed its Nazir on Tuesday as commissioner to inspect the alleged violations in the constructions...

CII urged to formulate laws against forced conversion of Hindu girls

ISLAMABAD: A Hindu member of the National Assembly requested the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Tuesday to formulate effective laws to...

SIMI operatives threatening Narendra Modi be hanged: Bajrang Dal

BHOPAL: Bajrang Dal activists, on Sunday, demanded execution after a case of treason for Students’ Islamic Movement of India...

Pakistan’s Hindus face surge of violence

Pakistan (Reuters) – The mob arrived at around midnight, brandishing clubs. They smashed statues, looted gold artifacts and then...

Pakistan tells Indian journalists to leave within a week

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan has told both Indian journalists stationed in Islamabad to leave within a week, the two...

Pakistan’s Hindus enter endless limbo in India

Gurmukh carefully arranges apples, oranges, grapes and other fruits on his cart, which is parked along a busy road...

Nearly 5,000 Hindus from Pakistan migrating annually to India

Islamabad: Around 5,000 Hindus migrate from Pakistan to India every year, a Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) official said. Six...

Offence against any religion comes under blasphemy law, Chief Juntice remarks after Hindu temple attacks

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Tassaduq Hussain Jillani on Tuesday remarked that according to Pakistan Penal Code’s Article 295,...


Hindu Marriage Bill to be tabled in PA on 17th

LAHORE Women’s Parliamentary Caucus Punjab plans on tabling a groundbreaking bill, ‘Punjab Registration  of Hindu Marriage Bill 2014, in...

5,000 Hindus migrating to India every year, NA told – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A member of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani revealed in the National Assembly...

Pakistan Hindu Refugee Relief Program (PHRRP) Donates Footwear (Phase # 1) to New Delhi Based Refugees

Pakistan Hindu Refugee Relief Program (PHRRP) Donates Footwear (# Phase 1) to New Delhi Based Refugees Cover Photo May...

Pak NA adopts resolution to protect Hindu’s holy places

Islamabad: Amid a series of attacks on temples in Pakistan, the National Assembly has adopted an unanimous resolution to...

Don’t deport Indian journalists, forum urges Pakistan

The visas of the two Indian journalists – based in Pakistan since August 2013 – expired in March, PIPFPD...

5,000 Hindus from Pakistan migrating annually to India

Six incidents of religious desecration were reported within the last two months in the Sindh province. Most of the...

Qaisar linked to killing of 108 people, monstly Hindus

Syed Mohammad Qaisar along with his cohorts and the Pakistani army had launched a synchronised attack on 22 villages...

6 year old Hindu girl rape and the negligence of the police and doctors

A Hindu girl, Wijenti Meghwar, 6 years of age and a student of class-1 was raped in Ghulam Nabi...

Rahul did nothing for Kashmiri Pandits, alleges JKVM

New Delhi: An organisation of Kashmiri Pandits on Saturday accused Rahul Gandhi of not doing anything for displaced Kashmiri...

Rahul Gandhi did nothing for Kashmiri Hindu’s, support BJP: JKVM to Amethi voters

An organisation of Kashmiri Pandits today accused Rahul Gandhi of not doing anything for displaced Kashmiri Hindus and asked...

Pakistani Hindus Camp in city (New Delhi) hoping to get Indian citizen

When they applied for the Indian visa, the stated purpose for their visit was pilgrimage. But even before they...

Hindu community protest against religious extremism in Sindh

AHR Organization arranged a protest against religious extremism Karachi press club. They demand from the government construction of temples...

Hindu Rights Movement demands return, rehab of religious places

PESHAWAR – The Hindu Rights Movement has demanded of the government to take early steps for return and rehabilitation...

Hindus, other minorities face surge of violence in Pakistan

The mob arrived at around midnight, brandishing clubs. They smashed statues, looted gold artifacts and then set the Hindu...

Can’t talk to Pak as long as bombs blast, guns blaze: Hindu Nationalist Leader “Modi”

The BJP’s PM candidate, Narendra Modi, ruled out having talks with nuclear neighbour Pakistan as long as acts of terror from...

Hindus face surge of violence in Pakistan

All of Pakistan’s minorities — Hindus, Christians, Ahmadis and even Shia Muslims — feel that the state fails to...

Minorities in Pakistan face surge of violence

The mob arrived at around midnight, brandishing clubs. They smashed statues, looted gold artefacts and then set the Hindu temple in Pakistan...

Minorities Hindus in Pakistan face surge of violence

The mob arrived at around midnight, brandishing clubs. They smashed statues, looted gold artefacts and then set the Hindu temple ablaze....

Hindu community member holds damaged statue inside a temple attacked in Larkana

A member of the Hindu community holds a damaged statue inside a temple that was attacked in Larkana, located in Pakistan’s...

Pakistan envoy ‘encouraged’ by Hindu Nationalist Leader – Modi’s remarks on India relations

Pakistan said Wednesday it was “encouraged” by comments from arch rival India’s election frontrunner Narendra Modi who stressed cooperation...

Pak Hindus seek refuge in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Two weeks ago, 16-year-old Bharti Rai from Hyderabad in Sindh, Pakistan, came to India on a one-way...

Alleged mastermind of the Mumbai 26/11 attacks Hafiz Saeed targeting Hindu Nationalist Leader “Modi” on Pak Hindu’s

At a time when BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is under fire from the Congress raking up his...

Only Hindu’s cremation ground faces neglect in Pak

LAHORE: Lahore’s only Hindu and Sikh cremation ground, spread over an expanse of 34 kanals and located near Babu...

Pakistani business community not against Hindu Nationalist Party-BJP rule in India

Islamabad: When it comes to India and Pakistan, it is a delicate irony: one of the warmest periods in...

Belief in the afterlife varies by Hinduism

Since the beginning of mankind’s story, there has been belief in life after death. This is testified to in...

Pak journalists condemned the circulation of footwears with Hindu’s holy ‘OM’ symbol

Chappals with the symbol of ‘OM’ on them were available in one of the markets of Pakistan. Om or...

Hindu student’s don’t have option to learn about Hinduism in PAK

RAWALPINDI: Hindu families have demanded that the provincial education ministry include the study of their religion in the curriculum for Hindu students...

Sindhi nationalists call for UN help in preventing violence against Hindus in PAK

UNITED NATIONS – A group of Jeay Sindh Quomi Mahaz members on Wednesday staged a demonstration in front of...

Shakuntala: from Mahabharata, with love in Hinduism

KARACHI: Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics from ancient India, andShakuntala is a small, but significant part of it....

PPP condemns burning of Hindu in Pakistan

KARACHI: Surendar Valasai, adviser on Minority Affairs to PPP Patron-In-Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, has strongly condemned the reported kidnapping...

Judge slates police for interfering in Hindu trader’s work

BAHAWALPUR: District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Rashid Qamar observed on Friday that “interference by police officials in legal business...

No Hindu’s body has arrived in the cremation ground for nearly two years

LAHORE Lahore’s only Hindu and Sikh cremation ground, spread over an expanse of 34 kanals and located near Babu...

Pakistan needs a law to protect Hindus from forced conversion

In Pakistan’s stormy social currents, where the tide of sectarianism has chased out many Ahmadis and Shiites, life for...

Fact and fiction of Sindh’s Hindu exodus

The fear and tension among the Hindus will not diminish until the government does not take measures to ensure...

Kidnapped Hindu trader returns home after four months in PAK

SUKKUR: A Hindu trader, Lachman Das, returned home on Sunday night, over four months after he was kidnapped in...

Approx. 1,000 Hindu girls forced to convert every year in Pakistan

“Around “1,000 Hindu girls forced to convert every year in Pakistan: report,” from IndiaToday, April 8 (thanks to Lookmann):...

Hindus demand Sindh govt to unearth perpetrators behind temple attacks

The Hindu community has demanded the Sindh government to unearth the elements involved in attacks on temples in various...

Biasakhi in Pakistan

HASSANABDAL: This remote northwestern Punjab town remains sleepy throughout the year, but comes to life during the annual Sikh...

The Balochistan Hindus’ Dilemma

Lasbela District in a hilly track, and the other one object of building a Dharmic Bridge between priests and the...

Kidnapped Hindu trader returns home after four months in PAK

SUKKUR: A Hindu trader, Lachman Das, returned home on Sunday night, over four months after he was kidnapped in...

Hindus demand Sindh to unearth perpetrators

KARACHI – Hindu community in a string of protests against the attacks on temples in various parts of Sindh...

Hindus demand security for temples in Pak

KARACHI / HYDERABAD: Hindus demanded on Monday that vandals involved in damaging their temples be charged under the blasphemy law....

150-year-old Hindu temple under threat in Karachi

Pakistani Hindus and human rights activists are calling on authorities in Karachi to halt the construction of an overpass,...

Human rights bodies protest attack on Hindu temples

KARACHI: The silence of the government is a sign of their covert support for the perpetrators, said protesters regarding the...

Pakistan Religious Parties Support Hindus

KARACHI – Amid successive attacks on Hindu temples in southern Sindh province last month, Pakistan’s mainstream religious parties have...

As Hindu shrines are desecrated in Sindh, govt. failed to safe

How can a country, well into its 65th year of independence, be hurtling towards becoming an abyss for its...

Government prepare security plan for temples in PAK with the help of Hindu Community

HYDERABAD: For Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, everything that goes wrong in the province is a ‘conspiracy’ to...

Hindu community demands protection of lives, temples, properties

All Hindu Rights Organisation of Pakistan and Hindu Welfare Panchayat Pakistan have sought the protection of their temples, properties...

Hindu temples under threats in Sindh!

On 15th March, 2014 peace of Larkana city was set on fire by extremists and extremists also torched the...

Attacks on Hindus

There has been a recent wave of violence triggered by irrational masses attacking Hindu temples in Larkana, Hyderabad and...

Hindu’s in Pakistan

The recent wave of violence in Larkana, Hyderabad, Badin and now the Tharparkar District has doubled the worries of...

Assembled together: Protect Hindu temples, PTI tells government

KARACHI: The issue of the Hindu temples being threatened by the construction work in Karachi and mobs in Hyderabad dominated...

Sindh Govt should ensure security of Hindu community: PAK Minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping Kamran Michael said on Monday the Sindh Government should ensure the security...

Attacks on temples in Sindh, anchorperson condemned

Writers, poets, rights activists and intellectuals condemned attacks on Hindu temples in different parts of Sindh. They were speaking...

Minotiry Hindu’s are in trouble ever in PAK

The harmony in which the Hindu and Muslim communities in Tharparkar have lived for decades was shattered as the...

Hindu ashram attacked in Pakistan

A Hindu ashram was attacked in Pakistan’s Sindh province by about four persons who also stole a ‘trishul’, triggering protests and...

Bharia Town bulldozers vandalize oldest Hindu temple

It has been unfortunate hallmark for our history that we have seen that historical places are not important but...

Hindus protest against burning of temple

Monday, March 31, 2014 – Hyderabad- Protests continued for the second day after a Hindu temple in Pakistan’s Sindh...

Several Thar towns shut over theft in Hindu shrine

MITHI: A shutdown was observed in several towns including Mithi, Diplo, Islamkot, Naokot and Chelhar on Sunday following theft...

Hindu communities of Jhal Magsi

Since my first visit to Jhal Magsi I couldn’t help but notice the presence of Hindu community. They are...

Refuge and citizenship to religious minorities of Pakistan and Bangladesh

Objective: Facilitating minority groups (Hindus, Sikhs, Christians and Ahmadiyas) in Pakistan and Hindus of Bangladeshto seek asylum/refuge and citizenship...

GOI, AI, HRW, EU, UN, USA, UK, Canada, AHRC, NHRC, Indian Political parties: Refuge and citizenship to religious minorities of Pakistan and Bangladesh

Objective: Facilitating minority groups (Hindus, Sikhs, Christians and Ahmadiyas) in Pakistan and Hindus of Bangladesh to seek asylum/refuge and...

SHOCKING: Another Hindu temple ransacked, set on fire in Pakistan

Karachi: In yet another incident on a Hindu temple in Pakistan, three unidentified people attacked a temple in Karachi...

PPP won’t allow any damage to Clifton temple

KARACHI: Advisor to Pakistan Peoples Party Patron-in-Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for Minority Affairs Surendar Valasai has said his Party...

PTI MPA urges saving Hindu temple

Karachi The issue of the threat posed to a 150-year-old Hindu temple in Clifton by the construction of an...

Hindus urge authorities to save Karachi temple

KARACHI: Hindus in Pakistan’s commercial hub Karachi on Monday urged authorities to halt construction work on an underpass, which...

Lembit Opik reports assault to police after powder was thrown on him at Hindu festival

Former Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Opik called police to report he had been victim of a politically-motivated attack after being sprayed with coloured...

Hindu girls plight:When the govt is illiterate

Veengas Sometimes, I feel that we write to attract the attention of a state manned by individuals who cannot read or...

Brief story of Hindu’s only majority area in Pakistan, Tharparkar – Drought and Migration

Each year hundreds of social development programmes are initiated in Tharparkar with donations from international development groups, but no...

Multiple flyovers in Clifton threaten 150 year old Hindu temple : Karachi

KARACHI- The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has sought the intervention of the chief justice of Pakistan to protect an...

Hindu Temple Attacked in Pakistan : A Story of Minority Persecution

While the pseudo-seculars and bleeding-heart-liberals in India can be heard yelling non-stop at the top of their lungs about the rights...

Pakistan rights body wants to save Karachi temple

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has sought the intervention of the chief justice of the Supreme Court...

SC orders judicial inquiry into Larkana riots

“The Supreme Court directed the Larkana district and sessions judge on Thursday to investigate into the attack on a...

Pakistani Hindu girl won 2nd position in essay contest, awaits awards

RAWALPINDI:  She has lived the 18 years of her life as a member of a marginalised community, with life...

SC orders judicial inquiry into Larkana riots

Karachi “The Supreme Court directed the Larkana district and sessions judge on Thursday to investigate into the attack on...

Inquiry officer appointed by session judge to investigate the attack on a Hindu mandir in Larkana

The Supreme Court has appointed the Larkana district and sessions judge as inquiry officer to investigate the attack on...

Committee urges judicial investigation of temple burning

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony on Thursday recommended the Sindh government hold...

NCJP strongly condemns the mob attacks on Hindu community in Larkana

ISLAMABAD – The National Director of National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP) Fr. Emmanuel Yousaf Mani, has expressed deep sorrow...

HAF and Sewa International deliver care packages to afflicted Hindu families in Pakistan

Pakistan’s Harsh Winter Softened by Care Packages from HAF and Sewa International Washington, DC (March 20, 2014)  — Global...

Pakistani cabinet minister congratulated the Hindu community for Holi

Holi celebrations at PNCA mark an event teeming with inter-faith harmony The festival of Holi was celebrated at Pakistan...

NGO announces educational project for Hindus in Punjab

Ghazali Education Trust (GET) would launch the project in Southern Punjab including Rahim Yar Khan and Bahawalpur cities during...

Acid attacker was a new kid on the block between Holi festival

Karachi The precise motive behind the acid attack on a group of Hindu teenagers while they were celebrating Holi...

Holi celebrated at PNCA

ISLAMABAD: People from different religious minorities celebrated the Hindus festival of colours ‘Holi’ with zeal and zest at the...

In Pics: Volunteers from Young Sindhi Adults donate solar power lamps to Pakistani Hindu Refugees based at Jodhpur

Photos of the delivery to the Kali Beri camp, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Volunteer from Young Sindhi Adults, Lalit Hemnani, and...

Hindus in Pakistan celebrated colorfull Holi

Hazara/Peshawar: Hindus have celebrated their religious festival of Holi across Hazara division but not without fear of more violence...

Christian youth throws acid at Holi gathering

Karachi – Five people were wounded Monday when a Christian youth threw acid on people celebrating Hindu festival of...

3 Hindus get acid burns in Karachi during Holi festival

KARACHI Three Hindus were injured when unidentified miscreants hurled acid at them while they were celebrating Holi festival on...

IG Sindh orders improved security around Hindu temples

KARACHI: The acting Inspector General of Sindh Police, Iqbal Mahmood, on Monday directed DIGs, AIGs and SPs of different...

‘Thinkers’ blame govt for attack on Hindu temples

The Sindh Writers and Thinkers Forum has strongly condemned brutal attacks on temples, assets and lives of Hindu community...

Altaf condemns attack on Hindu temple

The government should take measures to protect life and property of the Hindu community and their places of worship....

Political & religious leaders visit Hindu temple set on blaze by Muslim mob

“LARKANA: March 17, 2014. (By Nazir Siyal) Political and religious parties, members of civil society, the office-bearers of professional...

Bilawal pledges to bring Larkana culprits to justice

KARACHI:  Bilawal Bhutto said that he took the attack on a temple akin to attack on Garhi Khuda Bakhsh...

Temples, gurdwaras targeted in Pakistan over alleged blasphemy

Karachi: Angry mob attempted to set ablaze Hindu temples and Sikh gurdwaras in a southwestern Pakistan province over alleged...

No proposal to change the name of Shankaracharya Hill – J & K Chief Minister

Srinagar, Mar 16: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, today made it clear that there is no proposal to change...

Amid sorrows, festival of colours brings joy to Hindus

Karachi The faces were all smudged with colours, so were the dresses. But despite the bright hues flying in...

Hindus in Hazara celebrated the arrival of spring, the festival of love “Holi”

MANSEHRA / PESHAWAR: Hindus celebrated their religious festival of Holi across Hazara division on Sunday, but not without fear...

Sindh govt to reconstruct Larkana Temple – Sindh Minister

KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon, while condemning the attack on the Hindu temple in Larkana, said that Islam...

High alert security in Larkana temple during Holi festival

Security person stands alert during shutter down strike in the city after the incident in Larkana during Holi festival...

Hindu community celebrates Holi in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, March 16 (APP): The Hindu community based in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad Sunday celebrated Holi festival...

Committee to probe attack on Hindu temple in Pakistan

Karachi: An arbitrary committee will probe the arson attack against a Hindu place of worship in Lakrakana, with communal...

Hindu community does not observe Holi amid fear

LARKANA- Hindu community in Naundero, Ratodero and Larkana closed their total business, including their shops and did not celebrate...

PUC demands judicial inquiry into Larkana Hindu temple incident

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Chairman Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi has demanded a judicial inquiry into the...

Muslim crowd burns Hindu community center in Pakistan

KARACHI, PAKISTAN – Police say a crowd set fire to a Hindu community center in southern Pakistan after allegations...

Attacks on Hindu’s temples & properties against Islam

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has said that attacks on the Mandir and properties of Hindu...

Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan over blasphemy

(Reuters) – Hundreds of angry Pakistanis attacked a Hindu temple and set it on fire in southern Pakistan overnight...

Anti-Hindu TV serial broadcasting by Pakistani TV channel

I am a huge Fawad Khan fan. Fawad is a Pakistani heartthrob king Khan. Amazing actor. He rocks and...

Hindus want to celebrate Holi at Gymkhana Pakistan

KARACHI: As the international theatre festival spreads art at the Hindu Gymkhana, the religious minority community also seeks the...

Thar’s Hindu minority restricted to weak food supplies

ISLAMABAD- There have been gross allegations of discrimination against minorities, even in relief commodities dispatched by the Federal government...

Ex-Hindu CJ Rana Bhagwandas front-runner for Pakistan’s CEC post

Islamabad: Pakistan’s former acting Chief Justice Rana Bhagwandas from the minority Hindu community on Thursday emerged as the front-runner...

Pakistan Hindu Council elects new office bearers

Karachi: March 11, 2014. (By Kalavanti Raja) In a result of voting of 305 members held in Beach Luxury...

Pak Hindu widows to get financial assistance

For the first time in Pakistan’s history, widows hailing from the minority Hindu community will get financial assistance from...

Hindu youth commits suicide in Pakistan

A youth belonging to Hindu community committed suicide by shooting himself in the head on Tuesday. Another youngster was hospitalised after...

“Because the Hindu names will create more promotion in Pakistani media and people”

​Organisers of a Mixed Martial Art event in Lahore demand an all-Hindu contingent from India for a better ‘entertainment...

Pakistan MMA organisers demand all-Hindu contingent from India

Organisers of a Mixed Martial Art event in Lahore demand an all-Hindu contingent from India for better ‘entertainment value’. A mixed...

Yoga centre opened by Indian guru burnt down in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Armed men have burnt down a yoga centre in Islamabad inaugurated by a world famous Indian Hindu guru...

Islamic extremists set Yoga centre on fire in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Islamabad capital territory police Sunday registered a case against eight unidentified people for setting ablaze a yoga...

Pakistan supplies relief aid after famine kills 100 children mostly from Hindu minority community

Pakistani authorities are sending food and medicines to a southern desert region after a famine triggered by a long...

Ex-CJ from minor Hindu community Rana Bhagwandas front-runner for Pakistan’s CEC post

  Islamabad: Pakistan’s former acting Chief Justice Rana Bhagwandas from the minority Hindu community on Thursday emerged as the...

Pak Hindu widows to get financial assistance

For the first time in Pakistan’s history, widows hailing from the minority Hindu community will get financial assistance from...

Pakistan’s Hindu community facing forced conversion

Due to forced religious conversions in Pakistan, the Hindu community there have been facing severe hardships. This issue has...

Pakistan: Christians, Hindus urge KP government to address their woes

PESHAWAR: The representatives of Christian and Hindu communities in a consultative meeting here on Saturday asked the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf...

SC seeks comments from provincial government on Hindus disturbance during worship

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has sought comments from provincial government on an application of All Pakistan Hindu...


Hindus struggle to protect temples in Pakistan

Why not? Religion is a matter of personal faith, it is ones personal way of worshiping god, just keep...

Pakistan: Supreme Court seeks report on denial of access to Hindu temple

  To ensure access for the minority Hindu community to a century-old temple in Sindh province, Pakistan’s Supreme Court...

Control of worship places of Hindus, SC directs Sindh Govt to submit reply

KARACHI: Supreme Court of Pakistan Tuesday directed Advocate General (AG), Sindh to submit reply on behalf of the Sindh...

Land mafia attacked temples in Pakistan, Hindus struggle

ISLAMABAD: The minority Hindu community in Pakistan is struggling to protect its temples and the land around them from...

Endangered heritage: Hindu community struggles to protect its temples in Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: For around 5,000 Hindus living in Rawalpindi, Krishna Mandir is the only place of worship left. The temple...

Hindus being denied access to temple, Pakistan Court questions authorities

KARACHI: The Supreme Court called on Tuesday for a report on the efforts being made by the government to...

Hindu pilgrims landed Lahore to attent the Mahashivratri festival & stay in Gurdwara Dera Sahib

LAHORE: A delegation of Hindu pilgrims will arrive here today to attend religious festival of Shive Ratri, a spokesman...

200 Hindus to visits Pakistani Hindu holy place of Katas Raj 25th Feb

CHAKWAL – Two hundred Hindus pilgrims will visit holy place of Katas Raj on 25th February. The district administration...

Hindus coming from Bangladesh or Pakistan should be given Indian citizenship – Modi

Narendra Modi is finally back to Hindutva — political Hinduism that his party, BJP, used to become a force...

Suo motu: SC to take up Hindu temple case on Monday

KARACHI:  Chief Justice of Pakistan Tassaduq Hussain Jillani has taken suo motu notice of the alleged denial of access...

An Appeal by Pakistani Hindu Refugees to Indian Government

New Delhi: Around hundred Pakistani refugees are sitting on an indefinite Dharna at Jantar Mantar with a plea to...

No job for Hindu and female doctors in Pakistan

There are some things you can’t help doing – like talking to fundamentalists. I know many of them and...

Hindu leader raise question in Sindh Assembly about plight of Hindu Girls in Pakistan

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly descended into of chaos on Monday when Deputy Speaker Shehla Raza asked an MPA elected...

Hindus in Pakistan angered over forced conversions

  The Hindu community in Pakistan is reportedly angered by the rise in forced conversions to Islam. At a...

Hindus demand end to atrocities against them

Karachi The All Hindu Rights Organisation held a seminar at Karachi Press Club on Sunday against the atrocities being...

Two Sikh men abducted in NW Pakistan

Two Pakistani Sikhs and their two employees were abducted by unidentified persons in the northwestern Khyber Pakthunkhwa province on...

Pakistan’s religious minoritiescinc. Hindus struggle amidst roiling currents, Huffington Post reports

KARACHI, Pakistan — Every Sunday, thousands celebrate Mass at St. Peter’s, a three-floor, 21,000-square-foot Catholic church that’s the biggest...

An Indian Dream Deferred

For decades, Pakistani Hindus have been fleeing to India in hope of becoming citizens. Many are still waiting Growing...

Forced conversions : Family claims Rakhi brother kidnapped Hindu girl in Pakistan

KARACHI: Despite the presence of 18 Hindu parliamentarians in Pakistani parliament including National Assembly of Pakistan, Senate and four...

Under persecution and threat, four Hindus converted to Islam in Pakistan

SIALKOT Four Hindu embraced Islam here at the hands of religious cleric Syed Mubashar HussainShah during a ceremony held at village Kotli Loharaan here the other day. On...

Necessary protection: Hindu community demands adequate security in Pakistan

PESHAWAR: The Hindu community has voiced strong disapproval over Health Minister Shaukat Yousafzai’s order to remove the security gate from Pir Ratan...

Removal of security grills from outside Hindu temple assailed

PESHAWAR: The Hindu community has strongly reacted to the removal of security grills from the streets near a temple...

Haroon Khalid’s – A White Trail: A journey into the hearts of Pakistan’ religious minorities

If we did not know that the lives of minorities are under immense threat in Pakistan, Haroon Khalid’s A...

The great demographic summer exchange

The cataclysmic migration of 1947, which uprooted millions of people from places they had lived in for centuries, still needs to...

Pakistan’s Mohenjo Daro (Hindu Indus Valley civilisation) ruins ‘threatened by festival’

Conservationists in Pakistan have asked Unesco to stop part of a cultural event being held on a World Heritage...

Demanding rights: ‘No security for Hindu community’

SUKKUR:  Minorities’ rights and their safety are guaranteed under the Constitution of Pakistan but the Hindu community laments that...

Demanding rights: ‘No security for Hindu community in Pakistan’

SUKKUR: Minorities’ rights and their safety are guaranteed under the Constitution of Pakistan but the Hindu community laments that they are deprived...

The shoes I walk in: Pakistan minorities blame growing discrimination for the loss of a feeling of fellowship

KARACHI: In 1947, there were a 100 Parsi families living in Quetta. Today, there are only two. “This figure alone...

Burney Trust re assistance to Hindu rape victim’s family

QUETTA: A five-year-old Hindu girl was abducted and raped before she was left unconscious near the Railway Colony in...

Gunmen kill Hindu temple guard in Peshawar, Pakistan

PESHAWAR (Jan 26, 2014): Two gunmen in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar shot dead a policeman standing guard outside a Hindu temple on Sunday, officials...

Hindu bodies blame Pak of discrimination for religious Visas

AMRITSAR: Various Hindu organizations have blamed Pakistan government of discriminating against Hindu pilgrims aspiring to visit Pakistan on religious...

5-year-old Hindu girl raped in Pakistan city Quetta

QUETTA: A five-year-old Hindu girl was abducted and raped before she was left unconscious near the Railway Colony in...

12-yr-old Hindu domestic worker jumps from 6th floor in Pakistan

A 12-year-old Hindu domestic worker jumped from the sixth floor of a building to save himself from his employer...

Minor Hindu girl raped and killed in Pakistani Punjab

Lahore, Jan 19 (PTI) A nine-year-old Hindu girl was raped and killed in Punjab province of Pakistan, officials said today....

Persons troubling Hindus will be regarded as criminals: Baloch Liberation Army

The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) has said that those who trouble the minority Hindu community will be regarded as...

Balwant Bhaneja: A Canadian Hindu diplomat returns to Pakistan to find his truth

In 2006, former Canadian diplomat, Balwant Bhaneja, returned to Pakistan. He is Hindu, born in Lahore before the 1947...

The Story of Ram Bagh

In his book Karachi Taareekh Kay Aaeenay Main, author Muhammad Usman Damohi writes on page 110 about the harmony that...

Hindu appointed as Pakistan minority affairs advisor

Many are commending the decision by the Pakistan People’s Party to appoint a Hindu as an adviser on minority affairs. Former...

Pak & Bangladesh Hindu Human rights:National Hindu Movement Launched in Goa

Bicholim (Goa) : Hindus from Pakistan and Bangladesh are taking shelter in Bharat to save their lives because of the...

Space for Hindus is shrinking fast in Pakistan

Faiths which reduce mankind to a flawed species renounce real convictions and the right to choose. Therefore, when Pakistan’s...

JEHAD-E-ISHQ: ISI insidious plans of the Pak ISI to entice Hindu girls

The interrogation of two suspected LeT operatives by the Special Cell of Delhi Police has revealed the insidious plans...

Jehadis try to convert Hindu woman in Pakistan

 The Jihad to convert Hindu girls is continued unabated under the indifferent attitude of Pakistani authorities.One Hindu girl was...

Kidnapping of Hindu Girls a Serious Internal Threat to Pakistan: Leader, Pakistan Hindu Council

Islamabad: January 8, 2014. (PCP) Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, Member National Assembly and head of Pakistan Hindu Council has...

Pakistan Hindu Council: Forced conversion of Hindu girls on the rise

The head of the Pakistan Hindu Council Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, Member National Assembly has condemned the rise in...

Pakistan: How last Hindu ruler of Lahore went away

Recent history naturally interests people more. It probably is a matter of relevance. Over the centuries Lahore has seen...

Kidnapped Hindu teacher in Pakistan recovered, complains of pressure for conversion

PESHAWAR: A missing Hindu female schoolteacher told a local judicial magistrate on Monday after recovery from Bahawalpur that her...

American Hindu Organizations Donates Blankets to Pakistani Hindu Refugees

RAJASTHAN, INDIA: Prominent Hindu organizations of America including World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), Hindu American Foundation (HAF), United...

Hindu organizations hold demonstrations in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu for Pak Hindus

Bangalore / Chennai : Rashtreeya Hindu Andolan held demonstrations at Mangaluru, Udupi, Hubli etc. in Karnataka and at Chennai in...

Hindus and Sikhs suffering from lack of cremation grounds in Pakistan

Death is the great leveller. But the tragedy following it is not experienced equally in Muslim-dominated Pakistan. While some...

Pakistan: Five bodies ‘missing’ from Hindus’ graves

UMERKOT: Five bodies were found missing from their graves when a group of Meghwar community members visited its graveyard...

Pakistan: Ordeal of Slaughter House Hindus far from over

The Christian and Hindu families who had to leave Lyari’s Slaughter House area a few months ago fearing for...

Two Hindu women raped; one of them murdered in Umer Kot, Pakistan

by, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)   The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that two scheduled caste,...

Karachi Press Club: Hindu & Christian victims of gang rape & killing narrate their horrendous ordeal

KARACHI: “There were five of them,” she said while holding her young child with one arm and hiding her face...

Restoration Of Ancient Hindu Temple In Pakistan; A Step In Right Direction

The government of Pakistan catches a lot of hell from the international media, and rightly so, for its neglect...

India: 50 Pakistani Hindu women get Indian citizenship

New Delhi, Jan 3: Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday accepted applicqations for citizenship from 50 Pak women who have been living in...

Ram Sodho meets Narendra Modi to discuss the issues of Pakistani Hindus

Ram Singh Sodho, former MLA of Pakistan’s Sindh province who lives in Kutch for last few years called on...

Pakistan government restores ancient Hindu temple

The government of Pakistan has restored an historic Hindu temple in Punjab province’s Chakwal region. Members of the country’s...

Missing Hindu teacher remains untraced in Pakistan

PESHAWAR: A missing female schoolteacher belonging to Hindu faith could not be recovered despite passage of around 10 days...

Muslim community violently protest allowing Hindu burial in Pakistan

BADIN: The situation in Tando Bago town of Badin district became tense following the burial of a 75-year-old Hindu...

Cemetery for Lahore’s Hindus to open in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan, Dec. 24 (UPI Next) — Hindus in Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, will get a cemetery by...

Hindu woman Sapna Rani, a teacher kidnapped in Pakistan

A 25-year-old Hindu woman was kidnapped by unidentified persons in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, her relatives said. Sapna Rani, a teacher, was...

“Pakistani textbooks put the entire blame on Hindus of East Pakistan” – Prof. Nayyar

There is a strong case for revisiting Mohammed Ali Jinnah’s speech on August 11, 1947 to the first Constituent...

We left Pakistan, but not Hindu Faith, Says Pakistani Hindus

A group of 29 Hindus from the Sindh province of Pakistan have been demonstrating at Jantar Mantar here for...

“I would rather die than convert to Islam from Hinduism” – Hindu brave heart Rinkel Kumari tells Pak Court

Seized by an influential Muslim, with the “political cover” of an elected official, 19 year old Rinkel Kumari launches...

Hindu school teacher goes missing in Peshawar, Pakistan

PESHAWAR: A Hindu school teacher was allegedly kidnapped by unidentified people while on her way back home from school near...

Hindu jatha leaves for Katasraj in Pakistan to pay obeisance at Katasraj temples

AMRITSAR: A Hindu jatha comprising of 177 devotees left for Pakistan via Attari land border under the aegis of...

Khairpur Hindu traders threaten to move business to India

SUKKUR: Hindu traders in Khairpur have threatened to move their businesses to India if police did not stop their...

Meet Tarun Kaga, a Pakistan Hindu refugee who became MLA in India

JAISALMER: The atrocities inflicted on Hindus in Pakistan have forced many to flee that country and settle in India....

Pakistan : Hindus protest demolition of temple in Karachi

Over the demolition of an 80-year-old temple in the city’s Soldier Bazar area, large number of Pakistani Hindus joined...

Hindu traders from Pakistan set up stall in Kolkata fair

KOLKATA: At a time when Pakistan is considering to grant India the most favoured nation ( MFN) status as...

Pakistan minorities inc. Hindus still await dual voting rights

Pakistan’s complicated electoral system is posing threat to the minority communities as they still wait to get their dual...

Sojourn to Pakistan Pak govt initiates measures to protect Hindu temples

Ujjain: The Pakistani government has initiated certain steps for the protection and conservation of Hindu temples following international pressure on...

Plight of West Pak refugees a glaring example of ‘misuse’ of Article 370

Jammu : With BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi triggering a debate over the Article 370, the political and...

Bilawal , Chairman of the PPP, calls for impartial probe into Hindu girl’s murder

Karachi Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Patron-in-Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday strongly condemned the cold-blooded murder of Hindu Dalit...

American Hindu Organizations Donates School Uniforms & Stationary to Pakistani Hindu Refugees

RAJASTHAN, INDIA: Prominent Hindu organizations of America including World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), Hindu Amer-ican Foundation (HAF), United...

Hindu refugees protest against persecution in Sindh

On the occasion of World Human Rights Day, Hindu refugees from Sindh staged a protest outside the United Nations’...

Pakistani Hindu Refugees living in India staged protest demonstration at UN Office, New Delhi

Pakistani Hindu Refugees Stage Demonstration outside UN Office on Rights Day.  File Photo. Express News Service | New Delhi...

Pakistani Hindu Refugees Stage Demonstration outside UN Office on Rights Day

Over a hundred Hindu refugees from Pakistan held a protest outside the office of United Nations (UN) here on...

Hindu’s in Karachi to hold Bhajan night on New Year

AMRITSAR: A night full of bhajan’s , hymns, Sufi songs and Qawali’s is what the Karachi based Hindu NGO...

Nostalgic memories lift spirits of Hindu pilgrims

SUKKUR: For Sanwal Das, an Indian visitor, there is no difference between India and Pakistan when it comes to love,...

Hindu women were raped & murdered by Muslim landlords in Pakistan

December 4, 2013 ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-150-2013 4 December 2013 —————————————————————————————...

Pak Hindus eager to exercise their franchise in Raj polls

With issues of their rehabilitation and citizenship figuring in poll manifestos of various political parties, over one lakh Pakistani...

Landlord kills Hindu girl in Umerkot

SUKKUR: A landlord shot a Hindu peasant girl dead here on Thursday after she refused to develop illicit relations...

Hindu trader kidnapped in Sukkur

SUKKUR: A Hindu trader was kidnapped from Sukkur on Sunday. Reports said some kidnappers intercepted the car of a...

Hindu woman in Pak clothes torn in public

Islamabad. I celebrate Diwali in Pakistan’s Sindh province maiden banging a Hindu woman and the case came before tearing her...

No Safe Haven For Pakistani Hindus

According to the Delhi Foreign Region Registration also known as the FRRO, till mid 2011- an average of eight...

Voiceless Hindu Minorities Suffer Indignity and Injustice in Pakistan

Voiceless Hindu Minorities Suffer Indignity and Injustice. HAF Deplores at National Press Club Washington, D.C. (June 7, 2013) —...

Temple committee chairman kidnapped in Pakistan

Islamabad : The chairman of the committee that manages the famous Hinglaj Mata temple in Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan...

A Hindu girl abducted

PAKISTAN: A Hindu girl has been abducted by a landlord and forcibly converted to Islam; the authorities have refused...

Still we are waiting for Justice..

My Self Sudhamchand R. Chawla. I was borne in Haji city of Bluchastan state. I had come in Jacobabad of...

Hindu worker Jagdesh Kumar s murder ( beaten and lynched )

A 27 year old Hindu worker, Mr. Jagdesh Kumar was killed by fellow Muslim workers on the charge of...

A Hindu teenager forced to marry her alleged rapist by jirga members; police and courts fail to act

March 19, 2010 ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-027-2010 19 March 2010 ——————————————————...

Appeal: Sindh provincial govt deliberate negligence to protect the Hindu religious minority

GENERAL APPEAL (Pakistan): Sindh provincial government’s deliberate negligence to protect the Hindu religious minority October 6, 2006 URGENT APPEAL...

In pictures: Pakistani Hindu festival

An annual Hindu festival in Pakistan, the Rama Pir, is viewed suspiciously by some Muslims who do not like...

Assessment for Hindus in Pakistan

Assessment for Hindus in Pakistan View Group Chronology Pakistan Facts Area: 803,943 sq. km. Capital: Islamabad Total Population: 159,196,336,000...

Iron Purdah? Pakistani military massacre of Hindus

A military raid in ’05 killed 33 Hindus in a Baloch borough.  As hush-up bids failed, it now seems...

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) demands reconstruction of recently demolished Hindu temple and homes in Karachi, Pakistan.

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) demands reconstruction of recently demolished Hindu temple and homes in Karachi, Pakistan. PRESS...

Memorandum to Consul General of Pakistan – Hindu Human Rights Watch

AUGUST 14, 2013 Consul General of Pakistan 12 East, 65th Street New York, New York 10021 SUB:   PROTEST DEMONSTRATION IN SUPPORT...

Pakistani Women Adopt Hindu Symbols of Marriage

NEW DELHI, INDIA, February 2, 2013 (India Times): Young Muslim women in India, and even Pakistan, can be increasingly...

Pakistan plans to restore Sikh, Hindu religious monuments

LAHORE: Pakistan plans to conserve and restore a Sikh ‘Samadhi’ and a Hindu temple, two important historical monuments located near the...

Pakistani Hindus Observe Durga Puja

KARACHI, PAKISTAN, October 13, 2014 (Business Standard): Hindus in Pakistan celebrated the community-based Durga Puja festival in one of...

Hindu Couples Celebrate Karwa Chauth In Pakistan

KARACHI, PAKISTAN, October 23, 2013 (Saharasamay): Dozens of Hindus celebrated the Indian festival of Karwa Chauth in Pakistan’s largest...

Pak President greets Hindus on Diwali

ISLAMABAD, NOV 3: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain today greeted Hindus across the country on the occasion of Diwali and...

Population of Hindus in the Pakistan

According to an estimation by Pakistan Hindu Council there are more than 7000000 Hindus are currently living in the...


Religious tension in Pakistan as Muslims dig up Hindu grave

A crowd of Islamic fundamentalists dug up the grave of a Hindu man in Pakistan, police said on Tuesday, in...

Pakistani Hindus worst victims of rape: US report

  ISLAMABAD, Hindus in Pakistan are the worst victims of rape, says a report by an independent American group. In the...

Plights of Pakistani Hindus

Arrival of Hindu families, worst persecuted in the realm of Pakistan, into India is getting more and more common...

Hindus protest after woman converted to Islam in Pakistan

Members of Pakistan’s minority Hindu community staged a protest in southern Sindh province after a Hindu woman converted to...

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) demands reconstruction of recently demolished Hindu temple and homes in Karachi, Pakistan.

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) demands reconstruction of recently demolished Hindu temple and homes in Karachi, Pakistan. PRESS...

Report: Life on the margins & discrimination against Christian and Hindu women in Pakistan

Islamabad– Women from Pakistan’s minority communities have a lower level of education but a higher level of infant mortality....

Kidnapped Sikhs Forced to Cut their Hair and Embrace Islam

By Jagmit Singh The cutting of hair was a popular tactic used by Islamic invaders to destroy Sikh men’s...