Rashtriya Bajrang Dal calls for 12-hour shutdown in Assam today to demand scrapping of final NRC list
The Assam unit of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal has called a 12-hour state-wide shutdown on Friday to press its demand for scrapping final NRC list published on 31 August, its president Dinesh Kalita said
Shashi Tharoor backs Narendra Modi’s language challenge, tweets ‘pluralism’ in English, Hindi, Malayalam
Endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suggestion of all Indians learning one word a day in any Indian language, Congress party Shashi Tharoor on Friday said the move is a 'departure from Hindi dominance'
With the hugely contentious NRC exposing communal faultlines in Assam, it has emerged that more Hindus than Muslims forged documents to find their way into the National Register of Citizens.
Narendra Modi launches redevelopment project of Hindu temple in Bahrain's capital Manama; work to begin later this year
Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the $4.2 million redevelopment project of the 200-year-old Lord Sri Krishna temple in the Bahraini capital.
More trouble for Sacred Games: BJP leader files plaint against Anurag Kashyap for 'hurting sentiments' of Hindus, Sikhs
A BJP leader on Tuesday filed a police complaint against Anurag Kashyap, alleging he has hurt sentiments of Sikhs through his web series Sacred Games
Zakir Naik apologises for racist comments in Malaysia; controversial Islamic preacher claims his remarks were taken out of context
Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making comments about race in multi-ethnic Malaysia which sparked calls for his expulsion.
Pakistan opens 1,000-year-old Hindu temple in Sialkot after 72 years on demand of local Hindu community, say officials
Pakistan has opened a Hindu temple in Sialkot for 'worship' for the first time since partition on the demand of the local Hindu community.
Desecration of Brindavana at Hampi: Outrage over Tejasvi Surya's remark shows how Leftist cabal cherry-picks facts to hide uncomfortable truths
Praveen Swami's article about Tejasvi Surya's statement in Lok Sabha as well as his tweets regarding desecration of Sri Vyasaraja's Brindavana in Hampi is an example of how Leftist cabal cherry-picks facts to outrage whenever someone brings to light the uncomfortable truths
Indian envoys praise US authorities for taking quick action against man who attacked 62-year-old Hindu priest in New York
Top Indian diplomats in the US have expressed gratitude to the authorities for their support and quick action following the attack on a Hindu priest in the New York City borough of Queens
Maharashtra: Muslim youths threatened, forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' in Aurangabad; heavy security deployed
Two Muslim youths alleged that they were forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' in Maharashtra's Aurangabad on Sunday night, Asian News International reported. Shaikh Aamer, one the victims, told reporters that the incident took place at Azad Chowk when he with his friend was out for work. He claimed that the duo was waylaid by a few miscreants who came in a car.
Former Union Minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid talks about his recently released non-fiction book, and the need to understand Islam better today.
62-year-old Hindu priest attacked by middle-aged man in New York; accused charged with assault, harassment
A Hindu priest was attacked by a middle-aged man in New York City's Queens borough, a US media report said on Sunday.
Mayawati urges Centre, UP govt to take strong action against those forcing people to chant religious slogans
BSP chief Mayawati alleged that a 'wrong practice' of forcing people to chant religious slogans has begun in Uttar Pradesh and a few other states.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Monsoon Session of Parliament, Jharkhand mob lynching, Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden budget, today's must-read stories
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Highlights from the Monsoon Session of Parliament this week, Jharkhand mob lynching, long-awaited answers will be sought in Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden budget, today's must-read stories
India and the Indian: Hindu nationalism is an inherently secular notion, not a theocratic concept, writes Sreemoy Talukdar
For Hindus, respect for different customs, faiths and religion is not a value to strive for. It is not an inalienable concept to be discussed and adopted with rigour. Pluralism, for Hindus, is a way of life.
Kashmir's manual scavengers, facing segregation and discrimination, say society is in denial about caste bias
Ask the Sheikhs and they will tell you the caste system is very much present in Kashmiri society, and so is untouchability.
At VHP meet, Hindu seers decide to meet Narendra Modi for early construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya
A group of Hindu seers on Monday decided that they will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for early construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya, saying "Hindus" have reelected him with a huge majority to complete the task.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata Banerjee's politics of grievance, economic slowdown, Game of Thrones Season 8; today's must-read stories
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata Banerjee's politics of grievance in West Bengal, economic slowdown, Cersei Lannister's character in Game of Thrones Season 8; today's must-read stories
The Lok Sabha polls, fortunately, saw no repeat of 2014 and polling here was completed peacefully in the first phase on 11 April. But a sense of safety and security still eludes the displaced Muslim families.
Sri Lanka bomb blasts: UN expresses alarm over rise in prejudice against minorities, says govt 'shouldn't tolerate' communal violence
Sri Lanka officials added that 'the Government needs to give the example that it will not tolerate the spread of prejudice and hate. This needs to be done at the national and local level, by putting an end to local discriminatory practices'.