Naqvi said both believers and atheists have equal constitutional and social rights and protection in India.
Japanese 'tree burials' gain popularity across the globe as lack of burial spaces demand change in age-old funeral practices
The idea of tree burials has proven so popular in Japan that other temples and public cemeteries have mimicked the model, some providing burial spaces under individual trees and others spaces in a columbarium that surrounds a single tree.
The language of the lion: Tracing the history of Sinhala, its complicated relationship with Tamil in Sri Lanka
There are as many points of convergence between Sinhala and Tamil, as there are of variance. In admitting the truth of this crucial fact and acting on it perhaps lies the future of Sri Lanka.
At a UNGA session on 'Culture of Peace', India pointed out that UN resolutions on important issues speak only of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity
No shaking hands or public gatherings: Coronavirus effects religious gathering in South Asian countries
Prayers for the sick, finding a cure and the spread of the virus to come to an end are few public prayer requests given out by religious leaders.
NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh
He criticised West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's opposition to NPR and said that it has become her habit to resist whatever is good for the country.
CAA protests: Notice served to over 60 people in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur and Gorakhpur for recovery of damage to property
The Rampur administration has issued notices to 28 people 'identified for violence' during last week's anti-citizenship law protests in Rampur, asking them to explain their position or pay for damage caused to public and private property
CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown
Even though the stones strewn across the streets in Delhi's Seelampur have been cleared and daily life has returned in the busy trading area of the National Capital, the anxiety over the law and order situation that took the locality hostage on Tuesday is still palpable
At anti-CAA stir in Chicago, Indian-Americans and students say citizenship law a step towards 'rupturing India's social fabric'
Indian-American Muslim Council, in a statement, strongly condemned the alleged 'brutal crackdown' on students of Jamia and AMU
How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau
Those who will immediately benefit from the Citizenship Amendment Act are a total of "31,313 persons belonging to minority communities, including "25,447 Hindu, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, 2 Buddhists and 2 Parsis who have been given Long Term Visa on the basis of their claim of religious persecution in their respective countries and want Indian Citizenship".
Under garb of CAB, Centre trying to change demography of North East, 'dump' outsiders into region, says Manipur MP Lorho Pfoze
Lorho Pfoze of the Naga People's Front, which is in alliance with BJP in Manipur, cautioned Modi government against passing CAB
Much of Kashmir violence by outfits linked to Jamaat-e-Islami, says Republican lawmaker Jim Banks at a seminar in US Capitol
Congressman Jim Banks made the comments while addressing a seminar hosted by the Middle East Forum at the US Capitol on Wednesday
‘Hindus, Indian Muslims needn't worry about NRC’: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says exercise will only target infiltrators
The omission of a large number of Hindu Bengalis from final NRC list in BJP-ruled Assam has apparently created panic among the people of West Bengal
Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents
Amidst fears that NRC could be implemented in West Bengal hundreds of people on Tuesday queued up at government and municipal offices in West Bengal.
'There are over 16 crore Muslims, why are they scared, other minorities aren't,' asks RSS leader Krishna Gopal
Gopal said all other minorities which are lesser in number compared to Muslims feel secure in India
Nine Sri Lankan ministers, two governors from Muslim community resign over allegations of links with group behind Easter bombings
Two Muslim governors in Sri Lanka resigned Monday after thousands of people, including majority Buddhist community monks, launched a protest in the pilgrim city of Kandy, demanding their sacking
US ambassador urges China to hold talks with Dalai Lama, criticises Beijing's interference in Tibetan Buddhists’ religious freedom
China should hold talks with Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan region where he criticised Beijing for interfering in religious freedom
Dalai Lama says Tibetans will themselves choose next leader after his death, will reject any individual imposed by China
Pondering what might happen after his death, the Dalai Lama anticipated some attempt by Beijing to foist a successor on Tibetan Buddhists
Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before law
There has been much criticism on how the Citizenship Amendment Bill, by selectively picking six religious denominations, violates the core principles of equality before the law (Article 14) embedded in India’s Constitution.
RSS scrambles for new strategy in Hindu-dominated Jammu and Buddhist-dominated Ladakh as BJP loses valuable vote bank
In Jammu, the BJP had assured to end the perceived hegemony of Muslim-dominated Kashmir, scrapping of Article 370, and deportation of Rohingyas settled in Jammu and seen as a security threat by locals. With all these promises remaining just on papers, Hindus in Jammu have now lost faith in the party.