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religious freedom

Hijab not essential practice of Islam: Karnataka govt to HC

AG said that the practice of wearing hijab must pass the test of Constitutional morality & individual dignity outlined in Sabrimala verdict

19 Feb 2022 12:14 AM

After UP, Madhya Pradesh passes love jihad Bill

The bill puts onus on the accused and those associated with accused including organisations and institutions, to prove their innocence

27 Dec 2020 4:25 AM

US, UK, Canada slam China, Pak for persecuting minorities

China and Pakistan have been condemned internationally for cracking down on the minorities living in their countries.

23 Aug 2019 10:44 AM

Let’s face up to reality

It’s only a coincidence that the report was published a few days before secretary of state Mike Pompeo visits India.

25 Jun 2019 1:34 AM

Pakistan rejects US blacklisting over religious freedom violations

Ensuring equal treatment of minorities, enjoyment of human rights without any discrimination is cardinal principle of Constitution of Pak.

12 Dec 2018 1:06 PM


College asks 4 Kashmiri students to shave beards

The students were told by the school management that if they fail to do so, they could face expulsion.

09 Aug 2018 1:24 AM

China very troubling country for religious freedom: Top US diplomat

Authorities defined 26 religious activities, including Islam, Christianity, Tibetan Buddhism practices, illegal without govt authorisation.

30 May 2018 12:00 PM

Mystic Mantra: Guru Tegh Bahadur — Protector of dharma

Guru Tegh Bahadur’s calm, meditative nature reflects in his Bani, preserved in the Guru Granth Sahib.

24 Nov 2017 6:49 AM

US to provide USD 500,000 to NGO to promote religious freedom in India

The US State Department also announced a similar grant for Sri Lanka.

09 Nov 2017 11:27 AM

US to grant USD 500,000 to NGO that promotes religious freedom in India

Recipients of grants for India and Sri Lanka would be announced after screening of applications.

08 Nov 2017 7:51 PM


Senators ask Tillerson to designate Pak as ‘country of particular concern’

The appeal has been made in lieu of Pakistan’s discriminatory laws which continue to prosecute individuals due to their faith.

28 Oct 2017 1:46 PM

Sikhs, Hindus targeted in Pakistan, says Rex Tillerson

Tillerson had said the Chinese government tortures and imprisons thousands for their religious beliefs.

17 Aug 2017 2:48 AM

Triple talaq: AIMPLB slams Adityanath's 'Draupadi' analogy

Adityanath, known for his hardline Hindutva image, questioned the "silence" of the political class on the "burning issue" of triple talaq.

17 Apr 2017 8:13 PM

Odisha: Derogatory Facebook post on Lord Ram sparks violence in Bhadrak

Mobs resorted to violence a day after prohibitory orders were imposed in the town on Thursday.

08 Apr 2017 12:53 PM

India doesn't impose its views on anyone: PM

By the year 2020, on the country's 75 years of Independence, we will generate 175 giga watts of energy from renewable sources, PM said.

27 Mar 2017 7:55 AM


Curbs on religious freedom among rights problems in India: US

Other human rights problems included disappearances, hazardous prison condition and delay in justice due to court backlogs.

04 Mar 2017 3:44 PM

Travel ban needed to ensure religious freedom: Trump

Trump said he wanted to prevent a 'beachhead of intolerance' from spreading in the United States.

03 Feb 2017 12:23 PM

Army allows turbans, beards, hijabs for servicemen in US

The new set of rules, issued by Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning, allows religious accommodations to be approved at the brigade-level.

05 Jan 2017 10:29 AM