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What Daish taught the Hindus and Muslims of Orakzai

How a bomb blast brought a community together

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Sindh chief minister announces salaries for Hindus by March 20

Sindh University allows Holi celebration on Monday

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Council of Islamic Ideology to debate ban on liquor in next session

Leaders and scholars from other religions will be consulted over the matter

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Peshawar’s Hindu community wants Panj Tirath, a centuries-old religious site, handed over to it

Members of the Peshawar Hindu Panchayat Rajpot Welfare Society say they have no where to pray

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What Daish taught Orakzai’s Hindus and Muslims about themselves

Nov 23’s suicide bombing forced them to leave

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Four Indian cops suspended after thrashing a girl for choosing a Muslim partner

They had rescued the girl from a mob of right-wing Hindu nationalists

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‘Forced conversions’ of Hindus to Islam in Pakistan isn’t as portrayed: expert

Remember Rinkle Kumari? One researcher went behind the scenes in Sindh

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India agonises over ‘humiliating’ Lord’s disaster

India’s media on Monday lashed out at “abysmal batting” that led to a crushing innings defeat by England in the second Test at Lord’s. Mail Today called India’s performance a “humiliating defeat” while The Hindu newspaper’s headline said “Another abysmal batting display sends India to its doom” after the team were bowled out for 107…

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Video: Indonesian imam leading prayer as quake hits goes viral

A video of an Indonesian imam stoically reciting evening prayers in Bali as a deadly earthquake struck neighbouring Lombok has gone viral on social media, with internet users praising him for his unwavering faith. The white-robed Islamic leader was preaching on Sunday night at a mosque in Denpasar on the holiday island of Bali when…

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Afghan Sikhs and Hindus grieve after 19 killed in suicide attack

Grief mixed with anger among Afghanistan’s minority Sikh and Hindu communities on Monday as they prepared for funerals of loved ones, including an election candidate, killed in a suicide attack. At least 19 people were killed and 21 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus waiting…

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Third day of demos in India after rape of 8-year-old girl

Hundreds of protesters rallied in central India for the third straight day on Friday over the brutal rape of an eight-year-old girl now battling for her life in hospital. Crowds holding placards and chanting “death to the rapist” called for the man arrested over the assault to be hanged in several demonstrations across the Mandsaur…

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Dera Ismail Khan ‘buries’ Hindu, Christian, Muslim differences

When you walk into Cha Syed Munawar Shah graveyard in Dera Ismail Khan you are met with an unusual sight: a Peepal tree and an olive tree. The Peepal tree was planted here as the Hindus believe that the goddess Lakshmi comes to dwell in it each week. The olive tree came because it is…

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Watch: Pakistan’s first Hindu Senator highlights troubles she faced

Interview by: Rubina Khalid Krishna Kumari made history when she became the first Hindu woman to be elected Senator in Pakistan. In her exclusive interview with Samaa TV, she shed light on her troubled past and how confronted the situations she faced. She said that she had not even think of becoming a Senator as…

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PPP clarifies reports on Krishna Kolhi

KARACHI: Media Cell Bilawal House has clarified multiple news items published in a section of both national and international media mentioning Ms. Kirshna Kolhi as the first woman from Hindu community to have been nominated by PPP as Senator. It is imperative to clarify that PPP had nominated and elected Ms Ratna Bhaagwandas Chawla as…

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Krishna Lal Kohli – the first Dalit to contest Senate election in Pakistan

NEWS DESK: Commonly known as Kishoo Lal, which is also her handle on Twitter, Krishna Lal Kohli is the first Dalit woman who will be contesting the election for the upper house of the Pakistani parliament. Born in 1979, Kohli belongs to a remote village of Nagarparkar, known as Dhana Gam. A rights activist, she has…

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Hindu right-wing militants harass couples on Valentine’s Day in India

NEWS DESK: Members of a far-right Hindu nationalist group, in yet another incident of moral policing and cultural bullying, harassed couples at Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati Waterfront in India, reported Indian media. Soon enough, they were arrested by the police. Members of Bajrang Dal harass couples at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad. Later detained by police. #ValentinesDay pic.twitter.com/SKM3bLJeVb…

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Muslim labourer hacked, burned alive in India

Indian police on Thursday arrested a Hindu man over the murder of a Muslim labourer after identifying him from a video of the brutal killing that went viral and has sparked widespread outrage. The footage shows a man hitting labourer Afrazul Khan with a pickaxe and a machete before pouring kerosene over his body and…

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‘Modi needs a Muslim target, but this time the Gujarati Muslims are lying low’

VADODARA: Dr JS Bandukwala, a former Physics professor at MS University in India, has always been the face of dignity in the face of immense personal suffering, reports Times of India. He lost his home when it was attacked by mobs during the 2002 post Godhra riots, his long time neighbors slammed doors in his…

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