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Mithi, an oasis of Muslim-Hindu tolerance

9 days ago
MITHI: Cows roam freely in the border city of Mithi, as in neighbouring India. Considered sacred animals among Hindus, they embody the religious tolerance of this community in conservative Muslim Pakistan. Here, "Muslims respect the…

Child rape case heightens India’s Hindu-Muslim divide

5 months, 26 days ago
JAMMU: The internet is being cut for hours on end in Jammu as authorities try to halt protests that have grown in the Kashmir winter capital since the rape-murder of an eight year old girl opened a new front in India's Hindu-Muslim divide.…

Sindh govt announces holiday for Hindu employees on Holi

7 months, 17 days ago
KARACHI: The Sindh government has announced a holiday for Hindu employees on Friday, on the occasion of Holi. All the Hindu employees working at any public office, autonomous, semi-autonomous, corporations and local councils under the…

Indian censors want ‘cow’, ‘Hindu’ beeped in film

1 year, 3 months ago
NEW DELHI: Indian censors have refused to certify a documentary film featuring Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen unless words like "cow" and "Hindu India" are beeped out, the director said Wednesday, in the latest dispute involving…

Hindu extremists kill Hafiz-e-Quran in India

1 year, 3 months ago
DELHI: Some Hindu extremists beat a Hafiz-e-Quran to death and left other two injured when they were on their way to home in Mewat after completing Taraweeh prayers in Delhi, Indian media reported on Saturday. One of the three…

Hindu militia members accused of killing Muslim in Uttar Pradesh

1 year, 5 months ago
NEW DELHI: Police have detained four members of a hardline Hindu militia founded by the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on suspicion of killing a Muslim man who allegedly helped an interfaith couple elope, an investigating official said on…