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
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
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.
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's census was delayed for years by politicians squabbling over the potential implications.
The bill will help Hindu women get documentary proof of their marriage
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
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.
Chand said that police and local administration do not help the victims or their families in cases of forced conversions.
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 must also be ready then for a quid pro quo from the Pakistani side offering a similar 'package' deal to Muslim Indians.
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.
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.
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 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?
The government argues that citizenship for one group will mean citizenship hundreds of thousands of others—and, moreover, provide a loophole for economic migrants.
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.
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.
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.