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Religious Freedom

Pakistan: Blasphemy complaint against opposition politician for saying ‘all religions are equal’

"This is a country of 22 crore people, irrespective of religion. No religious group is superior to another religious group," Khawaja Asif had said in the National Assembly.

India denies visa to controversial USCIRF teams, MEA says the ‘prejudiced’ body has no locus standi in country’s affairs

The minister added that the USCIRF has been known to make prejudiced, inaccurate and misleading observations regarding the state of religious freedom in India.

Pakistani Sikh politician forced to flee country after threats by Islamist fundamentalists, says minorities there are under constant threat

Tony had to earlier leave Peshawar and come to Lahore leaving his business and properties due to threats by fundamentalist groups.

Tulsi Gabbard might find the United State’s stance on religious freedom a joke

A new report—“Religious Persecution in the United States”--has burned Uncle Sam at the stake of religious discrimination on its land over the centuries.

Supreme Court asks ‘why government officials should manage temples’, bench talks about rampant idol theft in Tamil Nadu

A bench of Justices SA Bobde and SA Nazeer while considering the issue of harassment to several devotees visiting the Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha questioned as to why should government officials manage religious places and temples in the country.

Sabarimala: BJP MP’s house, RSS office in Kannur attacked, allegedly by CPIM goons

A BJP MP's house near Thalassery and RSS office in Kannur were attacked in Kerela allegedly by CPI(M) workers.

Women law students move Delhi HC seeking entry to Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah

The petitioners have contended that the Supreme Court has allowed females of all ages to go to Sabarimala shrine in Kerala, while women in Delhi are being discriminated by prohibiting them from entering the dargah.

Sabarimala, abode of Lord Ayyappa: Of ‘equality’, the misinformation and what we stand to lose

The devotees are struggling to ensure the continuity of their own tradition.

Sabarimala: Despite protests, Kerala CM decides not to file review petition, assures implementation of SC order

The Travancore Devaswom Board, the Pandalam Royal Family and the Tanthris of the temple had all opposed the petition in the Supreme Court.

Does Sabarimala verdict push state power over religion?

If a temple is to be treated as a public place, how far does this argument go?

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Another contempt case? Prashant Bhushan targets CJI Bobde again, links his home visit during holidays with Madhya Pradesh MLA disqualification case

CJI is eligible for state arranged transport during visits to states, but Prashant Bhushan alleged CJI Bobde of taking favors from MP govt

Shahabuddin was a powerful ‘pawn’ under Lalu-led government in Bihar: Read how he dominated Siwan during the jungle raj

Shahabuddin was fearless because of the backing he got from Lalu Yadav, and in return, he made sure Lalu got votes in the elections

Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray government blocks CBI from investigating cases in the state, withdraws general consent

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday passed an order withdrawing its consent for the CBI to probe cases in the state

Punjab’s new Agriculture Laws are hogwash meant to fool gullible farmers, violates the constitution: Read how

The Essential Commodities Act passed by the Punjab govt contravenes the constitution, adds opacity and infringes on the centre

Paris: Two Muslim women stabbed under Eiffel Tower by white women shouting “dirty Arabs”

Two Muslim women were stabbed repeatedly under the Eiffel Tower on Sunday night by two white women who called them "dirty Arabs".

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UK: 37-year-old paedophile named Rehan Baig jailed for raping chickens to death while his wife filmed it

Rhan Baig's wife had also joined him in the videos and at one point he alternated between having sex with his wife and the chickens.

‘Comedian’ Agrima Joshua, who calls herself ‘feminist’, passes offensive sexual comments against woman due to political differences

Agrima Joshua had earlier found herself in a controversy after insulting the Shivaji Maharaj memorial during a performance.

Caught on camera: NCP’s Nawab Malik ‘predicts’ Arnab will commit suicide as he will be ‘trapped’ in TRP case

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik insists that though the BARC letter clears Republic TV's name, the police investigation 'will find evidence' against Arnab.

Pakistan in ‘civil war’ mode after Sindh Police and Army clash after police chief was kidnapped. Read details

A civil war is brewing in Pakistan after deadly clashes broke out between Sindh police and Pakistani army over the illegal detention of Sindh police chief.

Remember Sheena Bora case? Param Bir Singh was the IG of Konkan range, the site where her body was dumped

Param Bir Singh knew that Sheena Bora was missing. He had asked Rahul Mukerjea to file a 'missing persons' report. Sheena, however, was never reported as 'missing'.

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