Culture

Islamabad, Jan 5: The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday directed relevant authorities to start the restoration of the Hindu temple in Karak within two weeks besides summoning details of all temples from the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), reported ARY News.

New Delhi, Dec 19: Swami Nithyananda, the high-profile, self-styled godman who founded a country, is now planning to have atleast 1 lakh people to settle in 'Kailasa'.

Lucknow, Nov 29: Uttar Pradesh has registered its first case under the new anti-conversion law in Bareilly district, based on a complaint from the father of a young woman.

Halima Aden, a model, is taking a step back from the fashion industry to focus on herself and her faith.

As thousands of farmers from Haryana and Punjab marched towards Delhi to protest against three farm laws, they were welcomed with water cannons and lathi charge, in an attempt to dissuade them. But undeterred, farmers have not stopped marching and have vowed to continue agitations unless the government scraps these laws.

Two years after wedding, Tina Dabi, who topped the Union Public Service Commission examination (2015 batch), and husband IAS Athar Khan have filed for divorce with mutual consent in a family court in Jaipur.

Melbourne, Nov 20: Constable Zeena Ali is New Zealand Police’s first member to wear a specially designed hijab introduced as part of the force’s uniform to encourage more Muslim women to join the ranks.

Bengaluru, Nov 9: Taking a jibe at Islamic and Christian festivals and practices, hardline BJP leader and Bijapur City MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal on Monday called for “noiseless Friday, bloodless Bakrid and crackerless New Year Eve”.

Within days of offering of 'namaz' at a Mathura temple followed by recital of 'Hanuman Chalisa' in mosques, controversial VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi threatened to perform 'havan' (a Hindu ritual by fire) in the oldest mosque in Lucknow to protest 'desecration' of temples.

New Delhi, Oct 31: The Hindutva movement is the "mirror image" of the Muslim communalism of 1947 and its triumph would mark the end of the Indian idea, says senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, asserting that Hindutva is a political doctrine, not a religious one.