This follows several police reports lodged against him for allegedly insulting Hinduism.
The teenagers reportedly left their home in mostly Muslim Pakistan's southeastern province of Sindh to be married in India's Punjab province.
Judge reprimands the accused for changing his plea at the last minute after an adjournment to wait for his lawyer.
IGP Mohamad Fuzi Harun says the arrest, under Section 298A of the Penal Code, was on religious grounds for prejudicing the maintenance of harmony or unity.
Hindus bathe in the sacred waters of the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswati confluence during the Kumbh Mela festival.
Millions of Hindu pilgrims took the plunge into sacred rivers at the world's largest religious gathering Monday, led by ash-smeared holy men and accompanied...
Ex-Taoist says he chose to be Hindu but will always be Chinese too.
Widely perceived as a Hindu spiritual practice, yoga was not officially permitted for decades in Saudi Arabia.
In a Merdeka Day message, the MCCBCHST says high hopes have been placed on the new government to uphold freedom, justice and equality.
According to Amnesty International, Rohingya militants known as the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army are responsible for the deaths of many Hindus in Rakhine State.
MCCBCHST says government leaders should engage in serious dialogue with religious leaders to collectively address interfaith issues and find solutions.
Asaram Bapu will be sentenced to at least 10 years in prison.
Bangladesh's highest court ruled that Hosne Ara Lazu converted to Islam after marrying Humayun Farid Lazu in 2013.
PAS president said while Islam has eradicated caste, other religions such as Hinduism and Christianity have castes where priests are regarded as sacred.
With prices of coconuts going up at least 50%, the Consumers Association of Penang reminds devotees to remember real significance of ritual and protect the environment.
The police have rejected the application to hold a prayer gathering in response to controversial preacher Zakir Naik, reasoning that it could lead to chaos and religious tension.
Waythamoorthy asks to meet Khalid Abu Bakar to explain concerns about Zakir Naik and remarks made by Perlis mufti Asri Zainul Abidin.
A newly uploaded video shows the Perlis mufti making allegedly demeaning remarks about Hindu gods.
Tajuddin Mohd Rasdi of UCSI University says people should not oversimplify religions they know little about.
Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism says teachers of religion who incite hatred and contempt for the practices and rituals of other religious groups are totally unacceptable.
The Consumers Association of Penang is again urging those wanting to break coconuts during the chariot procession to stop breaking hundreds or thousands.
Throwing Namewee in jail not the best way to deal with such problems, says Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism Honorary Secretary-General Prematilaka KD Serisena.
But DAP man says the insulting Titas slides prepared by the lecturer show the problem has its roots in institutionalised racism.
Minister says controversy about UTM slides is a reminder for educators to promote the spirit of 1Malaysia.
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