26 Jun 2015
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has chalked out a first-of-its-kind plan to take a group of Hindus and Muslims on a joint pilgrimage. The 'dharmarth karya' department has issued a Government Order (GO) in which 10 Muslim and Hindu devouts from each district will be taken on a pilgrimage in a single trip, including a visit to Pushkar and Ajmer Sharif in Rajasthan.
18 Jun 2015
Lucknow: Amid controversy over performing yoga, a group of Hindus in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district has decided to observe Roza (fast) with their Muslim neighbours during the holy month of Ramadan starting tomorrow.
12 Jun 2015
SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott declined to comment on reports of Australian navy paid a group of people-smugglers thousands of dollars to turn around their boat packed with asylum-seekers, adding to a furore over the issue.
06 Jun 2015
Dhaka: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on a two-day visit, Bangladesh's Hindu community today said they live in "constant fear of persecution" by the religious fundamentalists and wanted the Indian leader to take note of this and raise it with the Bangladeshi leadership.
22 Jun 2015
Attari: In a goodwill gesture, India today repatriated 88 Pakistani fishermen from the Attari/Wagah border here. The fishermen had passed into Indian waters in Arabian Sea and were held by the Indian coast guards for illegal fishing.
04 Jun 2015
Ahmedabad: The famous pilgrim place of Lord Shiva, the Somnath temple in Gujarat will now be off-limits for non-Hindus as authorities have decided against entry to people following other faiths without prior permission.
28 May 2015
Brussels: The European Union (EU) on Wednesday asked its member states to admit 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea landing in Italy and Greece, which have been overstretched by an influx of migrants.
04 Jun 2015
Mumbai: Shiv Sena today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plain-talk on zero tolerance against religious discrimination was not aimed at 'pro-Hindutva' forces and suggested that he might have on his mind those 'bigots' who convert Hindus to their respective faiths by 'deception.'
19 Aug 2012
No request for asylum has been received from the Hindus who have recently crossed over to India on pilgrimage visas, the government on Sunday said.
18 Jun 2015
New Delhi: There is a possibility of a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Russian city of Ufa next month with an aim to move forward and normalise ties.