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The teacher, identified as Nautan Lal, was also fined Pakistani ₹50,000 by Additional Sessions Judge Murtaza Solangi in Ghotki in Sindh.
Published on Feb 09, 2022 03:04 PM IST
PTI | , Karachi
Speaking on the same, the defence minister also suggested that "murders take place when young people get emotional", according to a report in The Dawn.
The board also asked the government and judiciary to refrain from interpreting holy scriptures, saying only religious authorities were eligible to do that
Singer Sona Mohapatra lists the changes she’d like see in the country on the eve of its 74th Independence Day
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 06:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Navneet Vyasan
Tahir Ahmad Naseem, from the minority Ahmadi community, was shot dead in a courtroom in Peshawar on Wednesday. He was on trial for blasphemy for allegedly claiming to be a prophet.
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 03:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Islamabad |Imtiaz Ahmad | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
An earlier version of this ANI report had incorrectly attributed the report to ‘UN Commission on the Status of Women’. The commission has clarified that this is not a UN report and is authored by the NGO ‘Christian Solidarity Worldwide’.
Updated on Dec 16, 2019 11:27 AM IST
New York |Asian News International
Officials said three separate cases were filed in which a total of 218 people have been booked. Sukkur additional inspector general of police Jamil Ahmed said all three cases have been registered on behalf of the state.
Updated on Sep 17, 2019 09:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Islamabad |Imtiaz Ahmad
The doctor, identified as Ramesh Kumar, was taken into custody while angry protestors set fire to shops owned by Hindus and burnt tyres on road in Phuladyon town in Mirpurkhas district in the province, media reports said.
Updated on May 28, 2019 10:15 AM IST
Karachi |Press Trust of India
Asia Bibi, who was acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row, has been freed from jail
Updated on Nov 08, 2018 05:06 PM IST
The representatives of around 13 outfits submitted a memorandum to deputy commissioner (DC) Ghanshyam Thori and demanded that the amendment should be cancelled with immediate effect.
Updated on Oct 16, 2018 11:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patiala | , SangrurAvtar Singh
In 2009, Aasia Bibi went to get water for her and her fellow farmworkers. After she took a sip, some of the Muslim women reportedly became angry that a Christian had drunk from the same container. Five days later, a mob accused her of blasphemy. She was convicted and sentenced to death.
Published on Oct 08, 2018 11:13 AM IST
Islamabad |Associated Press
The Punjab government’s proposed Section 295AA is not only about violating individuals’ rights to freedom of speech and expression, but about the broader question about “the kind of democracy that we have proclaimed ourselves to be.”
Published on Sep 21, 2018 05:54 PM IST
Going a step ahead over the previous version of the Bill by proposing life-term for sacrilege of all religious texts hints at the Punjab Congress’s attempt to score the political brownie points.
Sindhi artist Qutub Rind was killed under false charges of blasphemy in Lahore, his family has said, accusing local police of being unwilling to act in the matter.
Published on Aug 07, 2018 01:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Islamabad | , IslamabadImtiaz Ahmad
The Human Rights Commission at the launch of its annual report, State of Human Rights in 2017 — dedicated to the late activist Asma Jahangir says people continue to disappear in Pakistan
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 10:17 PM IST
Islamabad |Associated Press