Saturday, January 29, 2022


Hindus mark Thaipusam under strict Covid curbs

Hundreds headed to the Batu Caves temple complex outside Kuala Lumpur and walked barefoot up 272 multi-coloured steps to reach the site, carrying offerings such as milk pots.

Indian police probe Hindu event calling for mass killing of Muslims

Many in the Muslim community say they have been increasingly subject to attacks and threats since Narendra Modi came to power while Christians have also been subject to violence and harassment.

Hindus fearful in Indian Kashmir after wave of assassinations

At least 28 civilians have been killed by suspected militants this year in the Muslim-majority region.

Troops deployed after mob attacks Pakistan Hindu temple over ‘blasphemy boy’

The mob was enraged after a boy aged eight, accused of blasphemy, was released on bail.

India’s massive Ganges pilgrimage continues despite Covid-19 risks

Several million people are expected to throng the holy city in Uttarakhand state over the coming seven weeks.

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