PAKISTAN

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...