Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Civil society activists have urged Pakistan's Sindh government to pass the protection of minorities bill in its present form without making any changes under pressure from religious scholars. A consortium of civil rights organisations ... Sify, 1 month ago
Pak may face isolation if Minorities Bill repealed: Lawmaker - The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
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[Pakistan], Dec. 26 (ANI): Patron-in-chief of Pakistan Hindu Council, Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, has expressed serious concern over reports of likely amendment or abrogation in the Sindh Criminal Law (Protection of Minorities) Bill, 2015, and warned that any ...Sify, 1 month ago
Karachi, Dec 17 (IANS) Succumbing to the pressure exerted by religious parties, which threatened to launch a protest movement and lay siege to the provincial assembly building, the Sindh government has announced that it would amend its recently passed law ...Sify, 2 months ago
The Hindu Buddhist Christians Unity Council urges US President Barack Obama to help protect and bring an end to the "persecution" of religious minorities in the Muslim-majority country.DNA, 2 months ago
(Recasts, adds details from South Asia) By Benjamin Weir and Mehreen Zahra-Malik JAKARTA/ISLAMABAD, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Valentine's Daycelebrations on Tuesday were banned by authorities in parts ofIndonesia and Pakistan, home to Asia's largest ...Sify, 1 week ago
When, on 25 January, the J&K assembly passed a resolution declaring the Dogra monarch Hari Singh's birth anniversary on 23 September as a holiday, it brought into play the state's founding ideological questions and pitted parties based in Kashmir against ...catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago
Bangladeshi writer and activist Taslima Nasreen whose impromptu session at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Monday drew a minor protest here, will not be invited to the event from next year, organisers said in a statement on Tuesday. "They expressed their ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago JLF organisers to not invite Taslima Nasreen from next year Deccan Herald, 1 month ago Rumour that JLF won't invite Taslima Nasreen from next year proved false catchnews.com, 4 weeks ago
We are in a culture of silence. But, the nation calls us to the culture of life. One has to raise his voice against injustice. As Swami Vivekananda said we have to rise and be awakened till we reach our goal, said Supreme Court Judge Justice Kurian Joseph. He ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
'The ruling provides a Constitutional template, it draws boundaries, and there is this expectation that henceforth political parties will not make crude appeals to religion for electoral gains.' Zoya Hasan -- Professor Emerita, Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Distinguished Professor, Council for Social Development -- is one of India's most distinguished political scholars. Professor Hasan, image, below, tells Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore that the Supreme Court ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
With all eyes on Poorvanchal in the coming elections, 22 December was a bonanza day for the region in general and Varanasi in particular as the pilgrim city was showered with gifts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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