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  • ‘Police presence at Janki Devi hospital breaching privacy’

    LAHORE: Janki Devi Jamiat Singh Maternity Hospital medical superintendent Dr Farrah Hafeez has filed complaints with the provincial Ombudsman for Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplaces and the capital city police officer against the alleged harassment of female staff by Qila Gujjar Singh police...

  • How a Hindu temple was renovated by a Muslim and a Sufi shrine revamped by a Sikh in Pakistan

    The long turret of a temple rises unexpectedly amid tall minarets and round green domes in a busy area...

    The latest round of this battle roar its ugly head on a cold December morning in 1992, when passionate supporters of Jamaat-i-Islami and others not attached to any political party surrounded this temple, determined to bring it down to avenge the demolition of the Babri Masjid about 1,000 kilometres from here in a country they...

  • Taj Mahal Muslim tomb, not ancient Hindu temple says Indian court

    An Indian court officially rejected claims that the Taj Mahal is a Hindu temple while hearing an appeal to let Hindus pray in the historic monument's premises, The Guardian reported on Wednesday...

    According to The Guardian, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) gave its view in response to a petition filed by six lawyers stating that the 17th century monument in Agra had originally been a temple dedicated to the Hindu deity...

  • SC asks KP govt to get Hindu temple rebuilt

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court ordered on Thursday the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to get a Hindu temple in Karak restored and reconstructed...

    Read: SC asks KP to take steps for reconstruction of templeDr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, a PML-N member of the National Assembly from Tharparkar and patron of the Pakistan Hindu Council, had invited the attention of the apex court to the frequent incidents of desecration of Hindu temples in the...

  • Ayodhya dispute: Hindu nationalists talk temple ahead of SC hearings

    NEW DELHI: Days before the final Supreme Court (SC) hearings in the Ayodhya land dispute case, the chief of India’s leading Hindu nationalist organisation, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, has announced that only a Ram temple will be built at the disputed site...

    Hindus claim the mosque was the birthplace of Lord Ram and that it was built after the destruction of a temple by Muslim invader Babur in 1528...

  • Hindu temple desecrated in Sindh’s Gharo

    Police in Gharo on Friday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against three persons for desecrating the deities inside a Hindu temple in Thatta...

    According to community leaders, unknown miscreants entered the temple of Rama Pir and dumped their sacred idols in the sewage lines after desecrating them...

  • Hindu monk's mission to build temple on Babri Mosque site a headache for Modi

    But when Modi returned home, he was reminded of the headwinds those ambitions face, as his hardline Hindu supporters agitate for a greater say in how the country is run...

    The pressure on the leader of the world's fastest growing major economy is clearest in Ayodhya, a dilapidated outpost of muddy roads and open sewage where religious and political leaders from the Hindu right are pushing for the construction of a temple where a...

  • Hindu temple volunteer hacked to death in Bangladesh

    NEW DELHI: A Hindu temple worker was hacked to death in western Bangladesh Friday, police said, the latest in a series of attacks on religious minorities by suspected Islamist militants...

    Shyamananda Das, who helped to conduct prayers at the Radhamadan Gopal Bigraha Math in Jhenaidah district, was killed by three men on a motorcycle as he was walking on a highway adjacent to his temple early in the morning, police said...

  • Hindu temple sealed, two held for illegal repair work

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Wednesday took strong notice of the alleged demolition of an ancient non-functional Hindu temple at Mohallah Wangri Garan in Karimpura locality of the city and sealed the building after arresting its two tenants for carrying out illegal renovation work...

    The government took the step as the Constitution of Pakistan guarantees equal rights to the minorities and protection of their...

  • PHC moved against ‘demolition’ of Hindu temple

    PESHAWAR: Two citizens on Monday filed a petition with the Peshawar High Court against the alleged ongoing demolition of a non-functional Hindu temple in the interior Peshawar city seeking orders for placing the old structure under the administrative control of the archeology department...

    The petitioners, Muhibur Rehman and Waqif Saleem advocate, said few months ago, the issue of the alleged changes made to the said temple’s building...

  • Hindu hardliners step up campaign to block Indian temple to women

    Hindu hardliners blocked intersections, threatened drivers and ordered a 12-hour strike on Thursday as they stepped up their campaign to bar women from one of India's holiest temples...

    The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the southern state of Kerala was meant to allow women from Wednesday following an order last month by India's highest court...

  • Thousands in India demand building of Hindu temple

    Tens of thousands of Hindus have gathered in a northern Indian city, renewing calls to build a Hindu temple on a site where a mosque was attacked and demolished in 1992, sparking deadly communal violence...

    Sunday's gathering at Ayodhya, 550 kilometers east of New Delhi, brought Hindu holy men and activists to the town where the Hindu god Ram was believed to have been born...

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