Bangladesh: Dhaka University canteen leaseholder fired for serving beef to Hindu students, hurting religious sentiments

A canteen leaseholder at Bangladesh's prestigious Dhaka University has been fired for serving beef to Hindu students and hurting their religious sentiments, a media report said on Thursday.

Apr 20, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Terrorism one of gravest threats to religious freedom: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that terrorism is one of the gravest threats to religious freedom around the world and hoped for a "better tomorrow" when people of all faiths, including Hindus, can worship according to their conscience.

Apr 15, 2017, 09:19 AM 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

Mend ways over divisive politics, VHP tells Mamata Banerjee

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday warned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to "mend your ways", and accused her of dividing and oppressing the Hindus and kindling separatism among Muslims.

Apr 11, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

Muslims should learn from Hindus and abolish triple talaq: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that Muslims should mull over putting an end to the triple talaq divorce system.

Apr 09, 2017, 15:03 PM IST

Yogi Adityanath serves legal notice to NC leader for 'spreading hatred' against BJP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has served a legal notice to National Conference spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu for allegedly spreading hatred against the BJP.

Apr 05, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

RSS, VHP plan mega Ram Navami celebrations in Bengal to unite Hindus

In an effort to strengthen its organisation in West Bengal and "unite" the Hindus, RSS has planned to celebrate Ram Navami on April 5 in a big way throughout the state, with support from BJP.

Apr 02, 2017, 10:39 AM IST

Shiva Temple attacked with powerful remote-controlled bomb in Manipur's Moreh

An incident of attack on a Hindu temple was reported on Wednesday.

Mar 29, 2017, 14:38 PM IST

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat backs inter-caste marriages, says 'swayamsevaks should stand in favour of reformative measures'

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that swayamsevaks should stand in favour of reformative measures.

Mar 28, 2017, 17:19 PM IST

Ram Mandir should be built at his birthplace, Masjid on other side of Sarayu river: Subramanian Swamy

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday suggested a plan on the controversial matter of Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid.

Mar 21, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

BJP minister Giriraj Singh stokes controversy, says 'rollback minority status allotted to Indian Muslims'

With the political scenario heating up in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Union minister and Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader stoked up a controversy on Sunday as he called to review the definition of ‘minorities’ in the country. 

Mar 05, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

Azam Khan sparks fresh controversy, says Muslims deliver more kids as they are unemployed

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has stoked a fresh controversy by saying that Muslims deliver more children as they are unemployed.

Feb 17, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

Allahabad HC asks UP govt on steps taken on Kairana exodus

Last year, local BJP MP Hukum Singh released a list of more than 300 Hindu families who had reportedly fled Kairana following repeated extortion threats and violent attacks.

Jan 19, 2017, 22:14 PM IST

Hindus in Pakistan can now get their marriages registered

The Hindu Marriage Bill passed on Monday allows separated Hindu persons to remarry.

Jan 03, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

'Hindutva a way of life and not religion': Supreme Court to continue hearing of 1995 verdict

The Supreme Court will on Monday continue its hearing on the Hindutva case which deals with electoral malpractices arising out of its 1995 judgment.

Jan 02, 2017, 12:29 PM IST

Democrat lawmaker pledges to do more for Hindus in South Asia

A Democratic lawmaker, who is set to become the new face of the party in post-election debacle, has pledged to highlight the persecution of Hindus in South Asia and do more to integrate the concerns and aspirations of the community in India into his work.

Dec 24, 2016, 11:26 AM IST

Three-MP delegation of BJP to visit violence-hit Dhulagarh in West Bengal today

A three-MP delegation of BJP will visit Dhulagarh in West Bengal on Saturday.

Dec 24, 2016, 07:10 AM IST

Minorities Bill, 2015: Pakistani Hindus oppose forced conversions

Pakistan's Hindu community has criticised religious political parties for opposing the Minorities Bill, 2015, that criminalises the forced conversions. The bill was recently passed by Sindh's provincial assembly.

Nov 30, 2016, 18:07 PM IST

VHP launches membership drive in Jammu

VHP on Tuesday launched its membership drive in Jammu, the winter capital city of Jammu and Kashmir.

Nov 23, 2016, 00:56 AM IST

No Hindus will be left in Bangladesh after 30 years: Researcher

Eminent Bangladeshi economist and researcher Dr Abul Barkat has estimated that there will be no Hindus left in the country after three decades.

Nov 20, 2016, 13:25 PM IST