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Poor and desperate, Pakistan's dwindling population of Hindus accepts Islam to get by
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Poor and desperate, Pakistan's dwindling population of Hindus accepts Islam to get by

Forced conversions of Hindu girls and women to Islam through kidnapping and coerced marriages occur throughout Pakistan. But Hindu rights groups are also troubled by seemingly voluntary conversions, saying they take place under economic duress

Nine Pakistani Hindu refugee children stare at a bleak future as state-run Delhi schools deny admission, SDMC steps in
India

Nine Pakistani Hindu refugee children stare at a bleak future as state-run Delhi schools deny admission, SDMC steps in

Little did they know that the future of their children would remain as dark as it was in Pakistan, as none of them got admission into government schools in Delhi.

Rajasthan govt will write to MHA seeking prompt action in granting citizenship to Pakistani migrants
India

Rajasthan govt will write to MHA seeking prompt action in granting citizenship to Pakistani migrants

Rajasthan minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Wednesday said the state government will write to Union home minister Rajnath Singh for speeding up the process of granting Indian citizenship to Pakistani migrants in the state.

Rajasthan High Court stays deportation of nine Pakistani Hindus after they leave India
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Rajasthan High Court stays deportation of nine Pakistani Hindus after they leave India

The Rajasthan High Court on Saturday stayed the process of deporting nine Pakistani Hindus and directed the government to allow them to live them here

Pakistan to conduct first census since 1988, source of fear and hope for minorities
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Pakistan to conduct first census since 1988, source of fear and hope for minorities

Pakistan's census was delayed for years by politicians squabbling over the potential implications.

Pakistan Senate passes much awaited landmark Hindu marriage bill
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Pakistan Senate passes much awaited landmark Hindu marriage bill

The bill will help Hindu women get documentary proof of their marriage

Pakistani Hindus rejoice, as Islamabad gets its first temple and community centre
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Pakistani Hindus rejoice, as Islamabad gets its first temple and community centre

In a rare first, Hindus living in the Pakistani capital would soon have their major demands met, after a decision by authorities to allocate land for a temple, community centre and cremation ground

Pakistan Journalist forced to drink water from separate utensil at work because he's a Hindu
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Pakistan Journalist forced to drink water from separate utensil at work because he's a Hindu

A Hindu reporter in Pakistan's state-run news agency here was forced to drink water from a separate glass and barred from sharing utensils with other Muslim staff at his workplace after his colleagues found out that he is from a different faith.

Pakistan's senate committee calls forced conversion of minorities un-islamic
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Pakistan's senate committee calls forced conversion of minorities un-islamic

Chand said that police and local administration do not help the victims or their families in cases of forced conversions.

Sushma Swaraj to the rescue? Pakistani Hindu student Mashal gets MEA helping hand
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Sushma Swaraj to the rescue? Pakistani Hindu student Mashal gets MEA helping hand

After following the news reports on Mashal's plight, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, expressed her support on Twitter and assured her that she would personally take up her case

India's open heart policy towards Pakistani Hindus is good but biased
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India's open heart policy towards Pakistani Hindus is good but biased

India must also be ready then for a quid pro quo from the Pakistani side offering a similar 'package' deal to Muslim Indians.

Hindus in Pakistan stage protest, allege denial of information under Pak RTI Act
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Hindus in Pakistan stage protest, allege denial of information under Pak RTI Act

Activists from the minority Hindu community in Pakistan have staged a protest alleging that they are not given access information through the recently enacted Right to Information Act.

Modi govt grants citizenship to 4300 Hindu, Sikh refugees from Pak, Afghanistan in one year
India

Modi govt grants citizenship to 4300 Hindu, Sikh refugees from Pak, Afghanistan in one year

As a first step to grant Indian nationality to nearly two lakh refugees from neighbouring countries, the NDA government has given citizenship to around 4,300 Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan and Afghanistan in one year.

BJP gives Rs 10 lakh financial aid to Pakistani Hindus
India

BJP gives Rs 10 lakh financial aid to Pakistani Hindus

Delhi BJP today extended financial help of Rs 10 lakh to a group of Pakistani Hindus who came to India to attend Kumbh festival around two months ago and later expressed willingness to stay back here.

India is Asia's dharamshala - why not learn to love it?
India

India is Asia's dharamshala - why not learn to love it?

India has become south Asia's default option for people fleeing persecution and/or economic conditions. Isn't it time we had an sensible policy to deal with this influx?

Why India doesn't want the Sindhis fleeing Pakistan
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Why India doesn't want the Sindhis fleeing Pakistan

The government argues that citizenship for one group will mean citizenship hundreds of thousands of others—and, moreover, provide a loophole for economic migrants.

Plight of Pak Hindus: How they are struggling for Indian citizenship
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Plight of Pak Hindus: How they are struggling for Indian citizenship

In Delhi dharamshaala, 'citizens of nowhere' contemplate a bleak future. Nahar Singh, a superintendent of Central Excise and Customs at Delhi airport, is sheltering 480 Hindu refugees from Pakistan's troubled Sindh province. Their visas expired on Monday.

Pak Hindu pilgrims in India refuse to go back?
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Pak Hindu pilgrims in India refuse to go back?

Scores of Pakistani Hindu pilgrims currently in India's Rajasthan have said they do not intend to return to their country, a media report said today.

Hindus not migrating to India, says Pakistani panel
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Hindus not migrating to India, says Pakistani panel

President Asif Ali Zardari had formed the committee after a large number of Hindus began to leave for India. Members of the community fled Sindh blaming the law and order situation and fear of forcible conversions.

Frame laws to stop forced conversions: Zardari to Sindh
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Frame laws to stop forced conversions: Zardari to Sindh

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the Sindh government to frame a draft law to amend the Constitution to prevent the forced conversion of minority communities in the southern province.