PAKISTAN

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...

Thousands of “Missing Girls” in Pakistan Suffer in Silence, HAF’s New Human Rights Report Urges Action

Thousands of “Missing Girls” in Pakistan Suffer in Silence HAF’s New Human Rights Report Urges Action Washington, D.C. (May...

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...

At Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Indian PM candidate Narendra Modi offers 1,001 lotuses to Lord Shiva

VARANASI: As Lord Shiva, the presiding deity of Banaras, is fond of ‘kamal’ (lotus) the PM-in-waiting Narendra Modi offered...

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...

Hinduism as Open-Source Faith

In the midst of the humdrum of the ongoing parliamentary electoral battle, let us for a few moments turn...