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Khan, who has promised equal rights for minorities, is expected to issue a formal order to allow the temple’s construction(REUTERS)

Pakistani clerics give approval to Hindu temple construction

By Associated Press | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Islamabad, Pakistan
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2020 01:22 PM IST
The decision by the Council of Islamic Ideology comes after the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan abruptly halted construction on the temple in the capital Islamabad in June.
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Pak ministers, clerics attend Gurpurb celebrations at Nankana Sahib

By Surjit Singh | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2020 10:44 PM IST
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Top clerics and scholars of India and abroad on Saturday urged Muslims to observe restraint and not to publicly express their emotions on Ayodhya verdict(HT Photo)
Top clerics and scholars of India and abroad on Saturday urged Muslims to observe restraint and not to publicly express their emotions on Ayodhya verdict(HT Photo)

Ayodhya judgment: Clerics urge Muslims to observe restraint

By HT Correspondent | Bareilly, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 03:26 AM IST
Religious leaders and Islamic scholars from England, other European countries, Africa and Middle East countries attended the three-day event, which is observed in memory of eminent Islamic scholar Ahmed Raza Khan, popularly known as Aala Hazrat, at his monument, a landmark of the city.
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People have been asked to carry out qurbani at secluded places.
People have been asked to carry out qurbani at secluded places.

Ahead of Eid, clerics appeal to Muslims: Don’t hurt sentiments

By HT Correspondent | Lucknow
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 02:06 AM IST
Besides, they have urged the masses to ensure cleanliness in and around their vicinity and not to upload pictures of sacrifice (qurbani) on social media.
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Union home minister Rajnath Singh at a temple in Lucknow.(HT Photo)
Union home minister Rajnath Singh at a temple in Lucknow.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: As Rajnath visits temples, meets clerics, rivals bank on seers, star power

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2019 03:51 PM IST
An interesting political contest is taking shape in Lucknow where union home minister Rajnath Singh is blending his temple run by visiting prominent Muslim clerics even as his Congress rival Pramod Krishnam is getting seers to campaign for him.
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The petition, seeking to return the undisputed part of the land, sought amendments to apex court verdicts that had imposed status quo on the acquired plot.(HT File Photo)
The petition, seeking to return the undisputed part of the land, sought amendments to apex court verdicts that had imposed status quo on the acquired plot.(HT File Photo)

Clerics question timing of Centre’s Ayodhya petition in Supreme Court, Shia board hails it

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 10:29 PM IST
Muslim bodies and clerics on Tuesday questioned the timing of Centre’s petition in the Supreme Court offering to return a part of the 67.703 acres acquired in 1993 by the government in and around a disputed site in Ayodhya to its original owners.
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A file photograph shows Pakistani Punjab governor Salman Taseer (R) looking on as Pakistani Christian mother Asia Bibi (C) places a thumb impression on her appeal papers against a death sentence, after she was sentenced to hang after being found guilty of insulting the Prophet Mohammed.(AFP File Photo)
A file photograph shows Pakistani Punjab governor Salman Taseer (R) looking on as Pakistani Christian mother Asia Bibi (C) places a thumb impression on her appeal papers against a death sentence, after she was sentenced to hang after being found guilty of insulting the Prophet Mohammed.(AFP File Photo)

Pakistani cleric who led protests against Asia Bibi charged with terrorism

By Agence France-Presse | Islamabad
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2018 12:11 AM IST
Khadim Hussain Rizvi and his party Tehreek-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) held furious protests after the Supreme Court overturned the death penalty for Asia Bibi in October.
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Police in Pakistan have arrested some 300 supporters of a detained radical Islamic cleric who disrupted daily life with nationwide rallies.(HT File Photo)
Police in Pakistan have arrested some 300 supporters of a detained radical Islamic cleric who disrupted daily life with nationwide rallies.(HT File Photo)

Pakistan arrests 300 supporters of detained Islamic cleric

By Associated Press | Multan (Pakistan)
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2018 01:48 PM IST
Senior police officer Tahir Mahmood said Saturday that supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik party were picked up in sweeps across Punjab province following the arrest of its leader, Khadim Hussain Rizvi.
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