Tag Archives: Religion

  • Six dead in deadliest day of Indian citizenship law protests

    Six people died and dozens were injured on Friday as police clashed with thousands of protesters who again took to the streets in several parts of the country to oppose a new law they say discriminates against Muslims. ...

  • Three die in protests against new citizenship law in India

    Three people died of injuries sustained in intensifying protests against a new citizenship law in India on Thursday with thousands taking to the streets nationwide in defiance of temporary bans on public gatherings. ...

  • India protests rage over ‘anti-Muslim’ law

    Fresh protests rocked India on Monday as anger grew over new citizenship legislation slammed as anti-Muslim, after six people died in the northeast and as many as 200 were injured in New Delhi. ...

  • India protests spread over ‘anti-Muslim’ law

    Protests in India against a new citizenship law that opponents say is anti-Muslim spread to other regions on Friday, a day after two people were shot dead by police in the northeast of the country, the epicentre of demonstrations. ...

  • Indian Parliament passes contentious citizenship law, protests flare

    India’s ruling Hindu nationalist government on Wednesday won parliamentary approval for a far-reaching citizenship law that critics say undermines the country’s secular constitution, as protests against the legislation intensified ...

  • India’s lower house passes contentious citizenship bill

    India's lower house passed controversial legislation early Tuesday that will grant citizenship to religious minorities from neighbouring countries, but not Muslims, amid raucous scenes in parliament and protests in the country. ...

  • Thousands of animals sacrificed in Nepal Hindu ritual amid outcry

    Tens of thousands of devout Hindus thronged a temple in southern Nepal where thousands of animals and birds were sacrificed this week, amid an outcry from animal rights activists who said the ritual was a cruel spectacle. ...

  • Supreme Court gives disputed religious Ayodhya site to Hindus

    India’s Supreme Court ruled on Saturday in favour of a Hindu group in a long-running battle over a centuries-old religious site also claimed by Muslims, in a verdict that could raise tension ...

  • India ramps up security ahead of verdict on Ayodhya

    India has increased security a week before the Supreme Court rules on a disputed religious site that has been fiercely contested by majority Hindus and Muslims for decades, police and home m ...

  • Supreme Court ends hearing on Hindu-Muslim land dispute, decision in weeks

    The SC ordered an end to hearings in a long-running dispute between Hindus and Muslims over a place of worship, laying the ground for a verdict that could lead to further divisions. ...