Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicPakistani Hindus

Topic: Pakistani Hindus

Fear or interfaith harmony? Hindus in Pakistan pay fine for temple attackers

Pakistan's Hindu community has decided to pay fines for the 11 religious leaders involved in the temple attack in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in December 2020.

It’s up to Imran Khan govt to show us forced conversion is a crime in Pakistan

When he wasn't PM, Imran Khan used to raise the issue of abduction and forced conversion of Hindu and Christian girls in Pakistan. Now, he appeases the religious Right.

Modi govt wants to give Pakistani Hindus Indian citizenship, but not visa for last rites

For years, Hindus living in Pakistan have wanted to immerse the ashes of their loved ones in the Ganga. But their visa applications keep getting rejected.

BJP claims CAA helps Dalits. But lives of Jogendra Nath Mandal & Ambedkar say otherwise

Ambedkar and Mandal resigned from Indian and Pakistani cabinets in 1950-51. Their letters hold the key to understanding the debate around CAA and BJP's push for it.

Cleric in Pakistan who solemnised marriage of 2 Hindu minor girls arrested

The two girls have approached a court seeking protection after they were kidnapped on Holi and forcefully converted & married off.

On Camera

YourTurn

The pile of cash raided by ED at Arpita Mukherjee's apartment in Kolkata | Twitter/dir_ed/

Under Modi govt, ED’s public profile has changed. It has 4 times the staff, bigger budgets

In New Delhi, and all state capitals, the dictum was ‘those who live in glass houses never throw a stone.’ Modi govt has changed that.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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