Friday, Dec 03, 2021

Minority & Religious

Bangladesh Violence: US Condemns Attacks On Hindus On Durga Puja

Oct 19, 2021 PTI

"Every person around the world, regardless of their religious affiliation or belief, should feel safe and supported to celebrate important holidays,” a US State Department spokesperson said.

‘I Lost My Dear Father To Bullets. We Are All In It Together’: Sajad Gani Lone

Oct 09, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Guns targeting the minority community today will target the majority community tomorrow, he says.

Muslim Youth Want To Become Shah Rukh Khan, Not IAS Officer: Ex-Minority Education Commission Chief

Justice MSA Siddiqui spoke to Outlook about the status of madrasa education in India and said that most government grants go to fake madari (madrasas).

India Summons Pakistan’s Charge D’affaires Over Attack On Hindu Temple In Punjab

Aug 05, 2021 Seema Guha

India expressed its concern over the treatment of Hindu and Sikh minorities and their places of worship and asked Pakistan to ensure the safety and security of its minority communities.

Treat Minorities As 'Weaker Sections' In India, NCM Urges SC

The National Commission of Minorities said if schemes are not formulated for the weaker sections in India, they are bound to be dominated by majority groups.

15 July, 2021

EU Court Allows Employers To Restrict Wearing Religious Symbols At Work

Associated Press (AP)

The issue was filed before the European Union's Court of Justice by two German women who chose to wear Islamic headscarves to work.

08 April, 2021

Mob Lynches 'Drunk' Man For Entering Pandal Near Temple

Outlook Web Bureau

The man kept lying on the road outside the pandal, writhing in pain for nearly three hours in a semi-conscious state but no one came to his rescue.

04 April, 2021

FIR Filed Against Narsinghanand For Allegedly Hurting Sentiments Of Muslims

Outlook Web Bureau

In a video circulating on social media, religious leader Narsinghanand can be heard attacking Prophet Muhammad and the Muslim community. The video was purportedly shot during an event at the Press Club.

28 March, 2021

Pakistan: Complaint Filed Against Hindu Temple’s Security Staff For Stopping Devotees From Praying

Outlook Web Bureau

Stopping the worshippers from religious rituals in mandir (temple) is against the law of the land, the complainants said in their application.

20 March, 2021

Lucknow Mosque Trustee Moves SC Challenging PIL On 1991 Law On Religious Places

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to examine the controversial provisions of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991

08 February, 2021

Most Hindu Holy Sites In Pakistan In State Of Decay: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The findings in the report presents a general picture of decay and obliteration of two of the four most revered evacuee sites in Pakistan


24 December, 2020

Farm Laws, Fertility And Religion

Priyadarshini Sen

These protests are not just a reaction to the farm laws. It is a moment in time when political, social and spiritual forces have converged under unprecedented circumstances.

22 December, 2020

Three Held Under New Anti-Conversion Law In UP's Azamgarh


Three men came to the village and allegedly organised a meeting to convert people to Christianity: Officials

20 December, 2020

Allahabad HC Grants Bail To Man Accused For Offering Namaz At Mathura Temple


Faisal Khan and three others were booked after a video of them offering namaz on the premises of the Mathura’s Nand Baba temple surfaced on social media

09 December, 2020

US Lists Pakistan, China As Countries With Poor Religious Freedom, Leaves Out India


The US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) had earlier recommended designating India as a country of particular concern.

05 November, 2020

Karnataka Will End Religious Conversion In Name Of 'Love Jihad': Yediyurappa


Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai had said the government is considering a law against religious conversion for the sake of marriage.

04 November, 2020

UK Raises Terror Threat Level To Severe After Europe Attacks

Associated Press (AP)

Increased security alert is a “precautionary measure and not based on any specific threat, says govt


18 September, 2020

Yogi Adityanath Govt May Bring Ordinance To Restrict Religious Conversions


Last year, the Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission had submitted a report to Yogi Adityanath, suggesting a new law to check forcible religious conversions.

Photo Gallery

President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to Dr Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India, on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


Students pay tribute to the first President of India Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary, in Patna.

PTI Photo

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) members celebrate 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' during a rally, in Agartala.

PTI Photo

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Uttar Pradesh

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh