August 14, 2014
In a first of its kind in Hyderabad, the Independence Day celebrations will be organised by the State Government on the premises of 15th-Century Golconda Fort on Friday. Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will unfurl the National Flag at the fort and it has generated a lot curiosity among local people. The entry on the D-Day is, however, restricted to only having valid passes. The Hindu lensmen Mohammed Yousuf, Nagara Gopal and P.V. Sivakumar look at the preparations from different angles.
December 14, 2013
Wakf Act does not provide for extension of the existing body »
November 21, 2013
Myanmar will not allow itself to be pressured by a U.N. resolution calling on it to grant citizenship to members of the Muslim ethnic minority that identify themselves as Rohingya, an official sai...
August 3, 2013
Salaam, peace be upon you, Ms Amina Wadud! Coming as you do from the land of the First Amendment, the capitulation of the Tamil Nadu police and government, academics and intellectuals inclu...
May 1, 2013
The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has recommended the U.S. government to continue its ban on giving visa to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his gove...
February 14, 2013
France not for revisiting ban on conspicuous religious symbols in government-funded schools
December 13, 2012
An anti-Islamic post on Facebook, making objectionable comments about Mohammad Paigambar, created tension in the Malwani area here on Wednesday. Nearly 1,000 people gathered, demanding police acti...
September 25, 2012
The freedom of expression or intellectual exercise must never be used to hurt the sentiments of any section, Buddhist thinker, philosopher and managing trustee of World Buddhist Culture Trust, Ven...
July 23, 2012
In a setback to the Centre’s Haj policy, the Supreme Court on Monday turned down its proposal for a discretionary quota of over 11,000 Haj pilgrims a year from among 1.25 lakh pilgrims and reduced...
April 26, 2012
The CPI(M) Politburo member M A Baby has accused the chief minister Oommen Chandy of taking the State’s politics to a new low by assigning communal tinge to selection of ministers and portfolios d...
May 16, 2014
The issue of sensibility should be at the top of the new government’s agenda because its attitude to freedom of expression will determine whether it is truly committed to the wonder that is India
November 23, 2013
Barring a few unsavoury exchanges, campaigners favouring the law against superstitions were received with enthusiasm by lawyers at the City Civil Court on Friday. More than 300 lawyers participate...
November 19, 2013
Praising the U.S. government for denying visa to Mr Modi, the resolution urged the Indian Government "to publicly oppose the exploitation of religious differences". »
August 1, 2013
As residents of Chennai, we are shocked and outraged at the last-minute cancellation of Islamic scholar Dr. Amina Wadud’s lecture at the University of Madras on July 29, 2013, organised by the JBA...
March 14, 2013
Britain’s Labour Party has suspended one of its members in the House of Lords amid allegations he blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his prison sentence for dangerous driving. Nazir Ahmed, 5...
February 5, 2013
Nanded police say they have received no complaint »
November 30, 2012
Community claims government conflating legitimate protest with terrorism
September 16, 2012
Pope Benedict XVI appealed Saturday for religious freedom in West Asia, calling it fundamental for stability in a region bloodied by sectarian strife. Pope Benedict spoke on the second d...
May 10, 2012
Following reports of alleged ill-treatment of Hindus, particularly women
March 11, 2012
On an average around 20 to 25 Hindu girls are being forcibly converted to Islam every month in the southern Sindh province, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has said. Urging the a...