Attack on religious places has dented Modi govt's image, won't be tolerated: Naqvi

Agreeing that the recent attacks on religious places has "dented" the Narendra Modi government's image, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said these were "unacceptable" and the government follows a "zero tolerance" policy against those disturbing communal harmony in the country.

West Bengal nun gang-rape case: Two arrested
West Bengal nun gang-rape case: Two arrested

A day after making their first arrest, the West Bengal Police on Thursday nabbed another suspect in connection with the March 14 Ranaghat nun gang-rape case.

Attack on Christians in MP, six get bail

Six members of the Hindu Dharma Sena, who were arrested for attacking Christians at a religious gathering here, were granted bail on Monday.

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Will go to any extent to protect minorities: Rajnath Singh on church attacks
Will go to any extent to protect minorities: Rajnath Singh on church attacks

While the attacks on churches and other minority institutions continue in various parts of the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said everything will be done to ensure their security.

'Shameful attacks on Christians in India sends the world wrong message'

What stops a Prime Minister like Narendra Modi, who has a strong mandate, to put a full stop on attacks on Christians in India, ask community leaders in the country, adding that it sends a wrong message to the world about India.

Pakistan police use tear gas to break up church attack protests

Pakistani police broke up Christian protesters in Lahore with tear gas and baton charges on Monday, a day after suicide bombers killed at least 16 people outside two churches, police said.

Hisar church vandalism: FIR has been lodged, guilty will punished, says CM Manohar Lal Khattar

After tension prevailed in a village in Haryana's Hisar district over vandalism of an under-construction church, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said that an FIR has been registered in the case and those found guilty will be punished.

Hisar church vandalism: FIR has been lodged, guilty will punished, says CM Manohar Lal Khattar

After tension prevailed in a village in Haryana's Hisar district over vandalism of an under-construction church, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said that an FIR has been registered in the case and those found guilty will be punished.

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Pope says feels great pain over Pakistan church attacks

Pope Francis said he felt great pain over bomb attacks outside two churches in Pakistan on Sunday, departing from scripted remarks in his customary address to decry "persecution" of Christians.

Pakistan won't be able to solve or achieve victory in its fight against terror: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said Pakistan is definitely one of the most unsafe places and added that Islamabad will not be able to solve or achieve victory in its fight against terror if it is going to maintain a duplicity in its approach of 'good and bad terrorists'.

PM Narendra Modi's assurance on religion doubtful: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's refusal to give a statement in the Parliament assuring people's security and respect to every individual's religion creates an element of doubt.

Attacks on religious places should be regarded as 'unacceptable aberrations': Jaitley

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday condemned the recent attacks on churches in the national capital, saying that such acts should be regarded as 'unacceptable aberrations' in a society as liberal as India.

Attacks on churches law and order issue: VHP

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday termed the recent attacks on churches in Delhi as "local and law and order related issues" and alleged that an effort was being made to link it to hindu outfits to gain political mileage.

Church attacks: No discrimination on the basis of caste, religion, says Rajnath
Church attacks: No discrimination on the basis of caste, religion, says Rajnath

In the wake of subsequent "attacks" on churches in Delhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the government would not tolerate any discrimination on the basis of caste and religion and directed the Delhi police to ensure security of churches and other places of worship.

Nigerian state slaps curfew after church attacks

A north-eastern Nigerian
state where attacks on Christians left around 30 people dead
was put under round the clock curfew.

Church attacks: HR Bhardwaj slams judicial commission report

HR Bhardwaj on Sunday said he is "disturbed" by the Justice B K Somasekhara
Commission report on the church attacks of 2008 in the state
as the entire Christain community thinks that "no justice has
been done to them".

Moily flays BJP govt; seeks CBI probe into church attacks

Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily accused the BJP government of having "hijacked"
the judicial commission that gave a clean chit to the party
and Sangh parivar outfits for attacks on churches in Karnataka
in 2008.

Church attacks: Clean chit to BJP, Sangh Parivar

Justice Somasekhara Commission has said that churches in Karanataka were attacked by fringe elements.