LUCKNOW, India (RNS) The prayer took place in a Shiite shrine but was led by a Sunni imam as part of an initiative by a volunteer group called Shoulder to Shoulder.
(RNS) The militants took time to offer a morning prayer and eat a meal after shooting dead 20 people and then hacking their bodies with machetes.
NEW DELHI (RNS) A Muslim woman petitioned India's Supreme Court to ban a Muslim practice in which a Muslim man can divorce his wife just by uttering “talaq” three times.
(RNS) Separate targeted attacks on Hindus, Christians, Buddhists and atheists have left the country reeling.
NEW DELHI (RNS) The foreign ministry says the report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom “fails to show proper understanding of India, its constitution and its society.”
NEW DELHI (RNS) Xulhaz Mannan worked for the U.S. Embassy in the Bangladeshi capital and was editor of Bangladesh's first LGBT magazine.