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China tightens restrictions on religious freedom

China says it is facing a growing threat from domestic cults and radical Islam but critics have accused Beijing of a broader pattern of harassment, detention and abuse.

Sep 08, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Supreme Court to commence hearing from tomorrow on triple talaq

The Supreme Court will commence hearing from tomorrow on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of 'triple talaq', 'nikah halala' and polygamy practices among Muslims.

May 10, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

Pope Francis leads mass for thousands of Egyptian Catholics

A crowd of about 15,000 people cheered and released yellow and white balloons with Pope Francis, flanked by security, circling the Cairo stadium on a golf cart.

Apr 29, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Vice President Hamid Ansari greets nation on Easter

Vice President Hamid Ansari has extended his greetings to the people on the auspicious occasion of Easter and hoped the festival brings peace and harmony the country.

Apr 16, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Yogi Adityanath government to hold mass wedding of poor Muslim girls, will give them Rs 20,000

It's a big decision by Yogi Adityanath-led UP government.

Apr 13, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

'Ghar wapsi': 53 families return to Hindu religion as part of 'Christianity-free' campaign of RSS

As a part of 'ghar wapsi', at least 53 families have returned to Hindu fold as a part of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s  'Christianity-free' campaign in Jharkhand.

Apr 11, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

Indian imam to be repatriated from Singapore over offensive remarks

The Imam had last week apologised in front of Christian, Sikh, Taoist, Buddhist and Hindu representatives, saying that he was "filled with great remorse".

Apr 06, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Singapore deports Indian imam Nalla Mohamed Abdul Jameel for hate speech against Jews and Christians

It's nothing less a crackdown for those who give controversial and divisive speeches to spread hatred.

Apr 04, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Pakistan's Defence Minister admits Hafiz Saeed a serious threat to country

Pakistan has said Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, who has been listed under an anti-terrorism law, can pose a "serious threat" to the nation and was thus placed under house arrest in the country's "larger interest".

Feb 21, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

Joyce Meyer Ministries teaches how to enjoy everyday life

Joyce Meyer Ministries has a God-ordained mandate to impact the world.

Jan 27, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

Donald Trump frames Europe attacks as clash of religions

Berlin police have yet to even put their hands on the right suspect after a truck ploughed into a Christmas market and left 12 people dead.

Dec 21, 2016, 02:23 AM IST

Observing 'Governance Day' on Dec 25 will hurt sentiments of Christians: Nagaland CM

Zeliang said he, along with other Chief Ministers of the northeastern region, had earlier this year vowed to oppose the decision.

Dec 18, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

Minority groups demand ban on 'cow vigilantism'

The protesters also submitted a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee, urging him to play his role in defending the constitutional rights of the people.

Sep 23, 2016, 18:38 PM IST

Divorce rates lowest among Hindus; more prevalent in Muslims, reveals latest Census data | Know details

A startling data of Census has revealed many important aspects and rates of divorce and separation in various religions.

Aug 24, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

Pakistan's Muslim extremists chop off man's hands for refusing to convert to Islam

A Pakistani Christian man's both hands were chopped off allegedly by some Muslim men for refusing to convert to Islam, media reports said today.

Jul 13, 2016, 21:01 PM IST

Christians should ask gay community for forgiveness for past treatment: Pope Francis

Pope Francis has said Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people and seek their forgiveness for the way they have been treated.

Jun 27, 2016, 09:21 AM IST

World needs Christians: Pope Francis

The world needs Christians because it needs their "courage, hope, faith and perseverance", Pope Francis tweeted on Tuesday.

May 17, 2016, 22:32 PM IST

People of all faiths shouldn't challenge CPC leadership: Xi Jinping

 Ordering officials to resolutely guard against "overseas infiltrations" into China in the name of religion, President Xi Jinping has asserted that people of all faiths in the country should not challenge the leadership of the ruling Communist Party, the state media reported today.

Apr 24, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Modi govt seeks data on recruitment of minorities in govt jobs

The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday asked all Central ministries to give data on recruitment of minorities during 2015-16 and provide reasons for any decline in percentage of such recruitment.

Apr 12, 2016, 22:26 PM IST

Nuclear armed Pakistan poses a major terrorist threat: Donald Trump

Ahead of the crucial Nuclear Security Summit, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has claimed he alone can solve the problem of Islamist terrorism with a nuclear armed Pakistan posing a "vital" issue.

Mar 30, 2016, 20:02 PM IST