Tag Archives: Religion

  • US panel wants India on religious freedom blacklist

    A US government panel on Tuesday called for India to be put on a religious freedom blacklist over a "drastic" downturn under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, triggering a sharp rebuttal from New Delhi. ...

  • India political activist arrested for selling cow urine to combat virus

    An activist with India's ruling party has been arrested after a volunteer fell ill from drinking cow urine at a party to combat the novel coronavirus, police said Wednesday, as interest grows in home remedies amid the pandemic. ...

  • NS Venkataraman What mindset to overcome carona fear?

    In this difficult situation, the Hindu philosophy has an answer and shows the way, asking people to reconcile themselves to the pre-destined situation. ...

  • Supreme Court gives government more time to explain divisive citizenship law

    The Supreme Court declined calls to suspend the implementation of a new citizenship law on Wednesday, deciding that a constitutional bench of five judges was needed to hear all the challenges to legislation. ...

  • Indian Christians protest against ‘anti-Muslim’ law

    More than 8,000 people from the Christian community took to the streets in eastern India Monday to protest against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims. ...

  • Sikh youth killed in Pakistan; India condemns ‘targeted killing’

    A 25-year-old Sikh man has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in the northwestern city of Peshawar in Pakistan, police and the victim’s family said on Sunday, a day after a mob attacked Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Lahore. ...

  • India celebrates New Year’s Eve with protests against citizenship law

    Thousands of Indians ushered in the New Year by demonstrating against a citizenship law despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attempts to dampen protests that have run for nearly three weeks. ...

  • German exchange student says he’s told to leave India after joining protests

    A German exchange student said on Tuesday that Indian authorities had ordered him to leave the country after he took part in protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new citizenship law. ...

  • India bids to bust citizenship law ‘myths’ with cartoon Muslims

    India's ruling party launched a video with animated Muslim characters on social media Monday as part of a publicity blitz to try to bust "myths" around a new citizenship law that has sparked deadly protests. ...

  • Modi says citizenship law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India

    Following days of violent, sometimes deadly protests across India against a new citizenship law critics say discriminates against Muslims, PM Narendra Modi led a rally on Sunday for his Hindu nationalist party in the capital. ...