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  • Segregation of Hindus and Muslims in India very strong, says scholar

    KARACHI: It was overwhelmingly depressing and alarming to listen to professor in South Asian Studies and Anthropology at Stanford University Dr Thomas Hansen’s talk titled 'The India that does not shine' about how Muslims became the poorest community in India at the Habib University here on Thursday...

    The power dynamics going against the Muslim community in India go back to before partition...

  • Hindus rejoice, Muslims deplore India court ruling on temple

    India's Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in the country's north and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict in a highly contentious case that was immediately deplored by a key Muslim body...

    The dispute over land ownership has been one of India's most heated issues, with Hindu nationalists demanding a temple on the site in the town of Ayodhya in Uttar...

  • RSS leader boasts how Hindus killed 2000 Muslims in Gujarat, calls for Kerala CM’s beheading

    NEW DELHI: Emboldened by a state that is widely seen to wink at lynch mobs, a leader of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has boasted how Hindu society killed 2000 Muslims, and called for the beheading of Marxist Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, The Wire said on Thursday...

    “That guilty person, that traitor, does he think Hindus don’t have the pride of Shivaji in their blood, that Hindus don’t have that kind of passion in...

  • In an Indian village, Muslims talk of leaving as divide with Hindus widens

    Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths, and people from either faith chatted when the frequented each other's shops and went to festivals together...

    Such interactions no longer happen, many say, because of how polarised the two communities have become in the past two years, and some are frightened and thinking of moving away — if they can...

  • India's Citizenship Bill has only one aim: protect non-Muslims, harass Muslims

    The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that Home Minister Amit Shah presented in Lok Sabha on Monday is not just about granting citizenship to non-Muslim illegal migrants from neighbouring countries and driving out Muslim "ghuspetis (intruders)"...

    The Citizenship Bill, once passed, will help protect non-Muslims and harass Muslim citizens when they line up all over India with their paperwork...

  • India reduces citizenship fee for Hindus, minorities from Pakistan

    India has reduced registration fee for Hindus and other minorities from Pakistan and two other countries, making it easier and financially affordable to become citizens, reported the Times of India...

    The new rules will be applicable to minority communities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, said a notification by India's home ministry...

  • Modi's India — a country for Hindus only?

    THE Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat’s speech on Oct 27 revealed far more openly than before a clear policy to denationalise India’s Muslims, and the RSS’s age-old technique of deception...

    He arrogantly asked: “Whose country is Germany? It is a country of Germans, Britain is a country of Britishers, America is a country of Americans, and in the same way, Hindustan is a country of Hindus...

  • The growing radicalisation of Hindus threatens the Indian republic and the Constitution

    At the chartering company office, after Mariwala — whose family runs the Mariwala group of companies — provided his requirements, the receptionist asked him: "Sir, you are from India...

    Are you a Hindu?"When he asked why she was asking, she called her boss, and after a quick conversation in Thai, the manager turned to Mariwala and said all the skippers were occupied, save one, who was Muslim...

  • 'But, American Muslims aren't real Muslims'

    Her mustard yellow sweater contrasted with the blue skies above her and matched the sandy beach under her bare feet...

    Attia Nasar is the director of a four-part documentary titled American Muslims, produced by the US State Department’s Bureau of International Information Programs last year...

  • Muslims helped non-Muslims when extremists attacked bus in Kenya

    NAIROBI: Muslims helped dress non-Muslims passengers in Islamic garb, to prevent extremists from identifying them for slaughter on a bus in northern Kenya, witnesses said...

    Two people died in the attacks on Monday in northern Mandera County when gunmen believed to be Somalia's al-Shebab rebels shot at a bus and truck headed for Mandera town, North Eastern Regional Coordinator Mohamud Saleh said...

  • Faizabad protest was an attack on Muslims by Muslims, says SC

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday resumed hearing the suo motu case on disturbance to public life due to the Faizabad protests, observing that the sit-in staged by the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY) was an "attack on Muslims by Muslims"...

    A two-member bench of the apex court, comprising Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Qazi Faez Isa, sought details from the attorney general on the number of lives lost and the damage caused during...

  • 'Court can order govt to legislate against non-Muslims pretending to be Muslims in paperwork'

    Senior lawyer and expert on law affairs Akram Shaikh on Friday told the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that a constitutional court has the authority to direct the government to legislate against those non-Muslims who purposely pretend to appear Muslim on paper when they are not, DawnNewsTV reported...

    He was assisting the court during Friday's hearing of a petition filed by Maulana Allah Wasaya on the identification of alleged non-Muslims...

  • 4,300 Hindus, Sikhs from Pakistan, Afghanistan get Indian citizenship

    NEW DELHI: As a first step to granting Indian nationality to some 200,000 refugees from neighbouring countries, the BJP-led government has given citizenship to around 4,300 Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan and Afghanistan in one year, according to sources...

    The refugees have been given citizenship on the initiative of Home Minister Rajnath Singh following BJP’s declared policy that India is a “natural home for persecuted Hindus” who...

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