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Shashi Tharoor slams Donald Trump over attack on Hindu priest in US

The Hindu priest identified as Swami Harish Chander Puri was attacked by a man while he was walking down the street.

Jul 22, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

UP government bans liquor sales in Mathura towns

Officials said that the decision was taken due to religious sensibilities of the people. On March 18, the government had declared shrines at these places as "teerths".

Jun 07, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

Bangladesh madrassa student who murdered Hindu priest killed in 'gunfight'

A Bangladeshi madrassa student who had murdered a Hindu priest earlier this year and was behind a terror attack on Eid in Dhaka was killed in a "gunfight" with security forces, media reported on Friday.

Aug 05, 2016, 18:34 PM IST

Another Hindu priest attacked in Bangladesh, reported to be critical

Unidentified attackers stabbed and critically wounded a Hindu priest in southwest Bangladesh Saturday, just a day after a Hindu temple worker was hacked to death in an attack by suspected Islamist militants.

Jul 02, 2016, 07:43 AM IST

SHOCKING: Hindu temple priest hacked to death by suspected Islamists in Bangladesh

A Hindu temple priest was hacked to death in western Bangladesh Friday, police said, the latest in a series of attacks on religious minorities by suspected Islamists.

Jul 01, 2016, 09:03 AM IST

After slew of deadly attacks, another Hindu priest receives death threat in Bangladesh

Police said the priest received the threat letter last evening on a computer-composed IS letterhead with perpetrator identifying him as one AB Siddiqui.

Jun 16, 2016, 12:54 PM IST

Hindu priest slaughtered in Bangladesh, Islamic State claims responsibility

A 70-year-old Hindu priest was on Tuesday hacked to death in Bangladesh by three suspected Islamic State jihadists who nearly severed his head, the second priest from the community to be killed this year in the Muslim-majority nation which has seen a string of brutal attacks by Islamists on minorities and secular activists.

Jun 07, 2016, 16:56 PM IST

Hindu priest Ananda Gopal Ganguly slaughtered by 'Islamist militants' in Bangladesh - These brutal details will shock you

It's yet another brutal murder in a series of attacks on minorities by suspected Islamist militants in Bangladesh.

Jun 07, 2016, 11:21 AM IST

Suspects give vital info on Hindu priest murder: Bangladesh police

Three suspected Islamists arrested over the brutal murder of a top Hindu priest in Bangladesh near the Indian border gave out "important information" about the first attack against the minority community, authorities said on Wednesday.

Feb 24, 2016, 21:44 PM IST

Khaleda Zia issues rare rebuke of Hindu priest's killing

The leader of Bangladesh`s biggest opposition party on Tuesday issued a rare condemnation of a recent Islamist killing, a sign the party may be trying to avoid accusations that it is sympathetic to the Islamists as violence increases.

Feb 23, 2016, 22:59 PM IST

Crazy Islamists want no Hindus in Bangladesh, says Taslima Nasreen

The Hindus comprise about 10% of the Muslim-majority Bangladesh's 160 million population.

Feb 22, 2016, 17:43 PM IST

Hindu groups protest priest's b'day event invitation to Muslim clerics

Invitation to some Muslim clerics for birthday celebrations of a Hindu priest has kicked off a row with Hindu groups protesting the move while the oganisers of the programme denied extending any such invitation.

Jan 03, 2016, 01:32 AM IST

Bodh Gaya blasts: Hindu priest arrested

The National Investigation Agency is probing the serial bomb blasts at Bodh Gaya`s Mahabodhi temple.

Aug 14, 2013, 15:21 PM IST