India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 14, 2015
As a first step to grant Indian nationality to nearly two lakh refugees from neighbouring countries, the NDA government has given citizenship to around 4,300 Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan and Afghanistan in one year.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 6, 2015
Pakistani students today formed a human shield for Hindus celebrating Holi at a temple in Karachi to protect and show solidarity with the minority community.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 28, 2014
The BJP has promised to reserve lawmakers' seats in Jammu and Kashmir for Kashmiri Hindus, or Pandits, and also refugees from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).
India News | Moonis Ijlal | Saturday July 26, 2014
The book, 'Historic Temples in Pakistan: A Call to Conscience ', authored by Karachi based journalist Reema Abbasi, focuses on minority Hindus who celebrate Indian festivals on the other side of the border.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 25, 2014
Expressing deep concern over human rights violations in the Sindh province of Pakistan, influential American lawmakers have asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to protect Hindus, Christians and other religious minorities in the country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 16, 2014
An angry mob of dozens of Muslims set fire to a Hindu temple in a southern Pakistani city over the alleged desecration of a Koran, officials said on Sunday as police were deployed to quell tensions.
Assembly | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 20, 2013
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday promised five percent reservation to Gujjars and to rehabilitate Hindus from Pakistan in a populist manifesto for the Dec 1 Rajasthan assembly polls.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday May 7, 2013
In majority Muslim Pakistan, religious minorities say democracy is killing them. Intolerance has been on the rise for the past five years under Pakistan's democratically elected government because of the growing violence of Islamic radicals, who are then courted by political parties, say many in the country's communities of Shiite Muslims, Christi...
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 8, 2012
A Hindu trader was abducted and four persons, including a Shia man, were shot dead in separate incidents in the restive Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan on Sunday, police said.
World News | Associated Press | Monday October 1, 2012
A group of Muslims suspected of ransacking a Hindu temple in southern Pakistan may be charged with blasphemy, police said Sunday. The case is a rare twist on the use of the country's harsh blasphemy laws, which are more often invoked against supposed offenses to Islam as opposed to minority faiths.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 17, 2012
"We would much rather die than go back to Pakistan," said a Hindu migrant echoing the sentiments of many migrants who have come here in the last few days from Pakistan. The exodus of Pakistani Hindus is on the rise. In the last fortnight alone, a fresh batch of 350 migrants, including 150 children and 90 women, have arrived here.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 16, 2012
A court in Pakistan has restrained authorities in the port city of Karachi from demolishing a Hindu temple believed to have been constructed 200 years ago, a media report said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 10, 2012
A batch of 171 Hindus today have arrived in Jodhpur from Pakistan after a three-month long arduous journey with leader of the group saying they were seeking a refugee status in India for the sake of "self-respect", religious freedom and children's future.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 23, 2012
India has expressed its "serious concern" to Pakistan over abduction, forced conversion and marriage of Hindu girls against their will to Muslim men in that country.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 22, 2012
Over 2,000 Pakistani nationals are overstaying since 1995 in Nagpur despite the expiry of their visitors visa, a RTI query has found. As many as 9,705 Pakistani nationals had obtained visa for visiting Nagpur from the authorities for 30, 45, 60 and 90 days. "About 2,546 Pakistan citizens came on visa for longer duration and 533 of them were provid...
World News | Written by Mala Das | Monday August 20, 2012
Bustling with life till recently, the streets of Jacobabad in Pakistan's Sindh province now wear a forlorn look. The town, which is home to 90 per cent of the country's Hindu population, has witnessed families leaving in droves amidst a growing sense of insecurity and a prevailing fear psychosis arising out of reported persecution of minorities.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 27, 2012
A Pakistani television show broadcast live a Hindu boy converting to Islam, prompting a leading daily to say that it sent "a clear signal that other religions don't enjoy the same status in Pakistan as Islam does".
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 9, 2012
Voicing concern over problems faced by minority Hindus in Pakistan, India today reminded Islamabad of its responsibility to discharge its Constitutional obligations towards its citizens.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 2, 2012
Alleging human rights violation against women belonging to the Hindu minority community in Pakistan, senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi today demanded a statement from the government on the flight of over 400 affected families to India.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday March 28, 2012
Hindu and Christian representatives say forced conversions to Islam have become the latest weapon of Islamic extremists in what they call a growing campaign against Pakistan's religious minorities, on top of assassinations and mob intimidation of houses of worship. The groups are increasingly wondering if they still have a place in Pakistan.
World News | Declan Walsh, New York Times | Monday March 26, 2012
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India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 16, 2011
A group of Pakistani Hindus have urged the Indian government to grant them either refugee status or citizenship, claiming that they are not treated well in their home country.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday November 9, 2011
Text books in Pakistani schools foster prejudice and intolerance of Hindus and other religious minorities, while most teachers view non-Muslims as "enemies of Islam," according to a study by a U.S. government commission released Wednesday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 17, 2010
Lawmakers belonging to Pakistan's minority Hindu community walked out of Parliament to protest a top judge's remarks that Hindus might be financing terrorist attacks in the country.