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Hinduism Fast Facts

Hinduism Fast Facts

(CNN) Here's a look at what you need to know about Hinduism, the third largest religion after Christianity and Islam. Hinduism is derived from a Sanskrit word that means dwellers by the Indus River. Statistics:13.8% of the world population is ..., 1 week ago
Hindustan Times

Stereotypicality in Indian cinema is not a healthy trend

I am not a regular movie viewer. However, I was cajoled into watching the Salman Khan-starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan and I was surprised at the director's treatment of the subject. The majority of Indians were projected as narrow-minded, conservative, ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Caste order: the Patel is the new shudra

A few years ago, the scholar and politician Yogendra Yadav was in a TV studio. It was one of those shows with a large number of people from the audience participating. The subject was reservations and the show was in Hindi. The audience was urban ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago

Factbox: What is the caste system?

The caste system is predominantly observed in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and to some extent Pakistan. History The origin of the caste system in India is unclear, but it is thought to have originated over 2,000 years ago. Under the ...
 Northern Territory Government1 month ago

The two attributes of a True Guru?

masters' blogs seekers' blogs Category Name Friend(s) email id:(Max 5 email ids.) Personalized Message Your email has been sent. O human know the attributes of a true guru. A true guru does not belong to any class or caste. A true ...
 Speaking Tree1 month ago

Socio-economic caste census: Numbers not being revealed to hide upper caste dominance in governance?

Nobody has ever accused former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav of number crunching. All his life he has milked cows and caste without ever needing to count. Yet, he is all set to lead a protest march in Patna on July 13 seeking the ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
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