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  • Will Krishna sing for Ambedkar?

    Muslim stories in movies were not there, partly because of the severe restrictions on the human portrayal of men and women from Islamic history...

    Krishna would agree with much I have said about the Dalits and Ambedkar’s struggles against the Brahminical order...

  • Krishna Mandir lights up on Diwali

    RAWALPINDI: The Krishna Mandir in Saddar Bazaar was buzzing with activity on Tuesday, as Hindus from the twin cities thronged to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights...

    Traditionally, on the first day, Hindus buy new utensils and offer pooja for milk,” Jai Ram, the priest of Krishna temple, told Dawn...

  • Krishna Kumari — from bondage to Senate’s doorsteps

    MITHI: Krishna Kumari — a rights activist belonging to the Kolhi community living in the remote village of Dhana Gam in Nagarparkar — has been selected as a candidate for a Senate seat by the Pakistan Peoples Party leadership...

    She was selected for the third Mehergarh Human Rights Youth Leadership Training Camp held in 2007 at Islamabad during which she covered an overview of people’s movements in the world, history of social...

  • Rs20m released to renovate Krishna Mandir

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government has released Rs20 million to renovate Krishna Mandir in Rawalpindi city, which the local Hindu community has said should be expanded because it cannot currently accommodate worshippers on festivals and religious occasions...

    Krishna Mandir is the only functioning Hindu temple in the twin cities...

  • Candidate profile: Making history in Hyderabad’s politics

    Hoping to meet requirements of the Elections Act 2018, making it mandatory for parties to issue five per cent of its tickets to woman candidates, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) fielded Sanam as their candidate from this area, making her the first women to contest polls on a general seat in Hyderabad...

    This is how 33-year-old Sanam is making history in Hyderabad’s electoral politics...

  • 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...

    Only Muslims are allowed to pray in Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built by Shah Jahan over one of his wives’ final resting places...

  • Taj Mahal struck off tourism list by Uttar Pradesh govt

    NEW DELHI: The rightwing Hindu government in Uttar Pradesh has removed the Taj Mahal from its official list of tourist destinations for which the state is famous, reports said on Monday...

    “There has been some miscommunication which has undermined the Taj Mahal,” said UP Minister Sidharth Nath Singh...

  • Downgrading the Taj

    WHEN Yogi Adityanath, chief minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, wanted to celebrate six months of the BJP government, what did he decide to do?According to a news report, he dropped the Taj Mahal from UP’s list of tourist attractions...

    Yogi Adityanath has decided to give visiting dignitaries gifts of copies of the Gita and the Ramayana instead of the traditional miniature replicas of the Taj...

  • If Taj Mahal is built by traitors, so is Red Fort, politician tells Modi

    NEW DELHI: In a stinging response to recent remarks questioning the Taj Mahal’s place in history by India’s ruling party legislator, a leading politician on Monday asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi would stop hosting foreign dignitaries at the state capital’s iconic Hyderabad House, because that, too, was built by “traitors”...

    Earlier, the rightwing Hindu government in Uttar Pradesh removed the Taj Mahal from its official list of...

  • Taj Mahal is safe, claims UP chief minister

    NEW DELHI: The fabled Taj Mahal got a commitment of protection on Tuesday from the Hindu extremist chief minister of Uttar Pradesh who had led a chorus of hate speech against the Muslim ruler who built it in the 17th century...

    The state government’s tourism brochures had removed the Taj Mahal as a popular place to visit after Adityanath said the monument represented a foreign culture...

  • Thwarted Indian couple in Taj Mahal 'suicide pact'

    AGRA: An Indian couple forbidden to marry because of their different backgrounds are in hospital after slitting their own throats in an apparent suicide pact at India's famed monument to love, the Taj Mahal...

    Police said the pair ? named in the Times of India as Rajveer Singh and Shabnam Ali ? were stable after they were discovered in a pool of blood in the grounds of the Taj Mahal on Wednesday afternoon...

  • Insect poop threatens to damage marble at India's Taj Mahal

    LUCKNOW: Its gleaming white marble walls have for years been yellowed by India's air pollution and now the Taj Mahal faces a fresh threat — from green insect excrement...

    The highest elected official of the state of Uttar Pradesh, where the Taj Mahal is located, called the insect menace a matter of "serious concern"...

  • Taj Haider rushed to CMCH for breathing problem

    LARKANA: Sindh Pakistan Peoples Party general secretary Taj Haider, who was in Garhi Khuda Bukhsh Bhutto to attend the public meeting on the 37th death anniversary of the party’s founder chairman Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, was rushed to the Chandka Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Monday after he felt out of breath...

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