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Tamil Nadu Dalits attacked for celebrating NY by upper-caste Hindus

Tamil Nadu Dalits attacked for celebrating NY by upper-caste H...

A large posse of police has been deployed in the locality to prevent further escalation of tension in the district DNA, 2 months ago

Mizo church offers to pay patrons Rs 4000 for fourth baby, Rs 5000 for fifth and more

A local church in Christian pre-dominant state of Mizoram, seems to be getting pally with godmen who keep asking Hindus to multiply, as they offered cash incentives for couples who had four or more babies!
 DNA2 months ago

'Yogi's national stature is growing despite bypolls setback'

'After Modi, Yogi is the most popular face of Hindutva, but it's too early to say that he is someone who could succeed Modi.' IMAGE: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath completed one year in office on Monday, March 19, 2018.A five term Lok Sabha MP, the BJP suffered a shocking defeat in his home seat of Gorakhpur last week. Photograph: Pawan Kumar/Reuters Yogi Adityanath completed his first year as Uttar Pradesh chief minister on Monday, March 18, 2018, in the shadow of the Bharatiya ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Yogis, Sufis and Hindustani civilisation

'The osmosis between Hinduism and Islam that really gave birth to the Hindustani or Indo-Islamic civilisation was due to the conversation between Muslim mystics and yogis.' Photograph: Mohsin Raza/Reuters Do you know why no Mughal emperor ever went on the Haj and Indian Muslims started doing it only in the second half of the 19th century? Not only Mughal emperors, many Sufi saints across the subcontinent also never went on the Haj. Political scientist Christophe Jaffrelot reveals many such ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

The Hindu Way of Writing

MANY OF SHASHI Tharoor’s books reflect his deep understanding of Hinduism, starting from his first The Great Indian Novel. His latest Why I am a Hindu is a beautiful and simple explanation of a complex religion. Shashi was not only born a Hindu, but is a ...
 Open Magazine4 days ago

Pramod Muthalik, 30 others who assaulted women in Mangaluru pub acquitted

Mangaluru : A local court on Monday acquitted right-wing Ram Sene President Pramod Muthalik and 30 others in the pub attack case here in January 2009 for want of evidence. "Citing lack of evidence from the prosecution, the magistrate acquitted me and 30 ...
 Sify1 week ago

Holi 2018: Here’s how the Nawabs of Avadh kept the traditions of the festival alive

These families residing in the old Lucknow localities have been celebrating the festival since the days of yore. Though the celebrations have become subdued over the years, they still maintain the tradition of joining Hindus in the festivities. The Nawabs of ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago 'Holi' of Nawabs of Avadh kept alive by generations  Business Standard3 weeks ago

UP govt cuts Madarsa holidays, to be closed on Hindu festivals

Uttar Pradesh government has issued a new academic calendar for madrasas (Islamic seminaries) recognised by it reducing the number of annual holidays and making it mandatory for them to remain closed on festivals of Hindus and other religious communities.
 Deccan Herald2 months ago UP govt cuts Madrasa holidays, to be closed on Hindu festivals  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Religious groups' latest target – Tamil lyricist Vairamuthu

A number of people from different sub sects of Hindu religion staged a demonstration in Coimbatore against legendary and National Award winning Tamil lyricist Vairamuthu. The reason for the protest against him is because of alleged remarks he made against a ...
 Sify1 month ago

Hindu outfit now wants names of Bengali film characters 'Rama' and 'Sita' changed

After release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali film Padmavati was stalled over objectionable scenes, a Hindu outfit on Friday held a demonstration outside the local CBFC office here seeking changes in the names of characters in a Bengali film. "Rong Beronger Kori" ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Hindu outfit protests against a Bengali film for using names of Hindu deities  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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