NA passes resolution condemning attack on Hindu temple

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Friday unanimously passed a resolution strongly denouncing the attack on a Hindu temple in Bhong area of Rahim Yar Khan. The resolution moved by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said that

Hindu temple vandalized near Rahim Yar Khan

LAHORE: A Hindu temple was vandalized after a conflict between two groups in Bhong town of Rahim Yar Khan district in Punjab.  Hundreds of people reportedly ransacked a Hindu temple in Bhong and blocked the Sukkur-Multan Motorway after a nine-year-old

Peace committee to restore historic Prahladpuri temple in Multan

MULTAN: The local peace committee unanimously decided to take multiple initiatives for the restoration of the Prahladpuri temple in the city which has historic significance for the Hindus since the Holi festival had originated from its premises. The committee comprising

SC orders to hand over Katas Raj temple to evacuee board

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has ordered the Punjab government to hand over the control of Katas Raj temple to the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB). While hearing a case on the rights of minorities in Pakistan, the top court has

Mastermind of Karak temple attack among 36 arrested: Interior Minister

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has taken strict notice of the vandalizing of a Hindu temple by a mob in Karak district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 36 suspects including the mastermind have been arrested. In a statement on Twitter,

KP CM vows to rebuild vandalized Hindu temple in Karak

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan announced that the provincial government will rebuild the Hindu temple in Karak vandalised and burned by a mob. In a statement, the chief minister said the government will ensure the temple is

CJP takes notice of vandalism at Hindu shrine in Karak

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) has taken notice of the incident of vandalism at a Hindu temple in Karak district of Khyber Pakhtunkwa. According to a statement issued by the apex court, Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Hindu Council Dr Ramesh

Modi lays foundation for flashpoint Hindu temple in Ayodhya

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a plaque on Wednesday to kick off the construction of a contested Hindu temple in the city of Ayodhya on a spot where a mosque was demolished nearly three decades ago sparking

Interfaith harmony in Sindh

The controversy created over the construction of a Hindu temple in Islamabad gives a glimpse of the appalling situation of minorities in our country. Many were irked not by the building of the temple itself but rather it was being

Islamabad temple controversy

A completely unnecessary controversy has been created on the construction of a temple in Islamabad. The move which should have appreciated for promoting tolerance and religious harmony has now been mired in controversy and efforts are being made to stop

Pakistan and Islam

The creation of Pakistan was based on the ideology of Islam. The plight of Muslims in the subcontinent and the separate lifestyle from the Hindus strengthened the Two Nation theory. Due to tireless struggle of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Pakistan

Hindu temple in Islamabad – Construction, criticism and support

Pakistan was formed as an Islamic ideology state but minorities living in the country have been guaranteed all fundamental rights under the constitution. Despite instances of religious discrimination, hatred and intolerance they have given permission to practice their faith and

IHC issues notice to CDA against construction of temple

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued a notification to Capital Development Authority (CDA) regarding the construction of a Hindu temple in the federal capital. IHC’s Justice Amir Farooq heard the petition of lawyer Chaudhry Tanveer Akhtar who said the

25 killed as gunmen storm Sikh temple in Kabul

KABUL: At least 25 people were killed and more than eight others were wounded as unidentified gunmen raided a Sikh place of worship in the Shorbazar area of Kabul in the Afghan capital. According to Afghan media, the incident began

An example of interfaith harmony

Pakistan often remains in the negative limelight over the treatment of its minorities and human rights records. The forced conversion of religious minorities and the inherent discrimination in our society has been a cause for concern for long. There are

Modi’s temple plan

The Modi government is moving ahead with its scheme to build a grand temple at the site of the Babri mosque which was razed by Hindu radicals over thirty years ago. This will be a step towards implementing the fascist

Modi plans to construct ‘great’ temple at Babri mosque site

NEW DELHI: The construction of the great Hindu temple at the Holy Place, which was fiercely disputed by the Muslims, took a step closer on Wednesday when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that a trust had been finalized to

Babri Moque verdict

India is bracing itself for the imminent verdict in the Babri Mosque case, razed by Hindu fanatics over two decades ago, to avoid any major fallout in case of an adverse ruling. The case can reignite tensions and the Indian

Pakistan is a tolerant nation unlike fascist India: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said that Pakistan is a tolerant country, unlike fascist India where minorities face difficulties everyday.  Fawad Chaudhry responding to a tweet about Gurdwara Chowa temple reopening in Jhelum said,