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By allowing only Hindus inside, Jagannath Temple authorities are taking pride in their prejudice
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By allowing only Hindus inside, Jagannath Temple authorities a...

In India, mosques, churches and gurudwaras are open to all. I'd encourage Hindus to visit their local mosque. They will be welcomed and will find it rewarding, whether or not they are interested in Islam. The post By allowing only Hindus inside, Jagannath ... First Post.com, 3 weeks ago
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Muslims flee Indian village after singer killed in argument with Hindu priest - police

NEW DELHI, Oct 11 (Reuters) - At least 200 Muslims have fledtheir village in the western Indian state of Rajasthan after aHindu priest and his friends were alleged to have killed aMuslim folk singer late last month, police said on Wednesday. Trouble erupted ...
 Sify1 week ago 200 Muslims flee Rajasthan village after Hindu priest murders Muslim folk singer  DNA1 week ago 'I'm a bit Muslim because I'm a real Hindu'  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Islamic Bangladesh's fabulous Durga pujas

‘In all the Puja mandaps I saw a large number of Hindu families in traditional attire, and Muslims too -- men and women coming in with reverence.’ ‘A renowned Puja singer, Zeenat Jahan, captivated the audience with her beautiful rendition of Ma Durga songs, and intermittently she would say, Bolo Durga Mai Ki! and the audience will reply in a thundering voice, Jai!’ Tarun Vijay visits 20 Durga Puja pandals in five towns in Bangladesh and comes back impressed.
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Nepal gets 3-year-old girl as new living goddess

Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) A three-year-old girl on Thursday became Nepal's new living goddess, worshipped by both Hindus and Buddhists in the Himalayan nation. Trishna Shakya took charge as the new living goddess called "Kumari" after her predecessor Matina ...
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Hindus recount massacre in Myanmar as mass graves unearthed

Rika Dhar watched as her husband, two brothers and countless neighbours were brutally hacked to death with machetes by masked men who stormed their Hindu village in western Myanmar and frogmarched the terrified inhabitants to the hills. "After the killing, ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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Temples must be open to all, not for 'only Hindus'

'Why exclude those who are curious about our faith but not born into it, to experience the temple?' asks Aakar Patel. Duryodhan is a common name among Oriyas and so is Dushashan. I did not know this till visiting Bhubaneswar and Puri, where I am this week to see the great temple of Jagannath. I usually go to these places because their history and architecture I find fascinating. And to discover that India is not uniform culturally though it may appear so from the outside. The idea that a ...
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How Khatauli joined hands to save lives, provide succour

Men and women, young and old, Hindus and Muslims... Khatauli rose as one when the Kalinga Utkal Express derailed with hundreds of people rushing to rescue passengers trapped in mangled coaches. As the screams of those injured broke the Saturday evening calm ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Locals turn heroes in Khatauli after train tragedy  Rediff.com2 months ago

Forced conversions of girls leaving Pakistan's minority Hindus deeply unsettled, alarmed

[United States], Aug.19 (ANI): Case after case of minority Hindu girls being forcibly converted to Islam are being presented before courts in Pakistan's Sindh province, has left the community deeply unsettled and with a sense of alarm. An article authored by ...
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Could Partition have been less bloody?

The British administration ignored the mounting evidence of violence between Hindus and Muslims...Military historian Barney White-Spunner traces the countdown to the tragedy in his book, Partition. IMAGE: A nurse with child victims of communal violence in Amritsar during the Partition of British India, March 1947.The children's mother was stabbed to death in the riots and they were rescued by a British military patrol and taken to the hosptal for safety.Fighting took place between the city's ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

VHP to hold 'Astra Puja' in Bengal in Vijayadashami

In a bid to "bring the Hindus together", the Vishva Hindu Parishad has decided to hold 'Astra Puja' (weapon worship) in 300 locations across West Bengal to mark Vijayadashami celebrations on Saturday, a VHP source said.The Astra Puja would be organised ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
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