HINDU

  • Bihar: Hindu widow saved 10 Muslims in Muzaffarpur riots 1 week ago

    Azizpur: A Hindu woman who saved lives of 10 Muslims in this village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district during the recent clashes in which five people died is being hailed as a hero, officials said. Shail Devi, a frail widow in her early 50s, risking her own life, gave shelter to her...
  • Uber cab case: Doctor confirms woman was raped 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A doctor of a government hospital, who had examined the victim in the Uber cab rape case, on Wednesday, confirmed before a Delhi court that the 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted. Deposing as a prosecution witness, the doctor of Bara Hindu Rao Hospital told the court that she had...
  • BJP promoting 'Hindu Nation', says Congress January 20, 2015

    Shillong: Congress on Tuesday alleged that the BJP led NDA government was trying to make the country a 'Hindu nation' subverting the Constitution. "Secularism is the key word in the Constitution but the BJP led government at the Centre is trying to totally subvert it by using the hardline Hindu...
  • Uber rape: Scratches on survivor's neck suggest strangulation, says Doctor January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor, who had examined the survivor in the Uber cab rape case after the incident, on Monday told a Delhi court that scratch marks were found on her neck showing an attempt was made to strangulate her. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Dr Kaveri of Bara Hindu...
  • Bob Marley or Baba Murali? Ten mind blowing revelations by 'Unofficial Subramaniam Swamy' January 17, 2015

    Subramaniam Swamy has, for a very long time, been the champion of awesome conspiracy theories. The Unofficial: Subramaniam Swamy page on Facebook manages to completely outdo that. From ancient Indian spacecrafts, to the Hindu origins of Bob Marley, this page brings to us the best revelations and conspiracy theories you...
  • Pope gives Sri Lanka first saint before half a million crowd January 14, 2015

    Colombo: Pope Francis gave Sri Lanka its first saint at a waterfront Mass for more half a million people in Colombo on Wednesday, calling 17th century missionary Joseph Vaz a model of reconciliation after the country's recent civil war. The pope, who on Tuesday was tired after starting his trip under...
  • BJP's Sadhvi Prachi hits out at Owaisi, asks him to accept Hindu identity or go to Pakistan January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sadhvi Prachi hit back at All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen's Asaduddin Owaisi and said that all Indians are Hindus and if he cannot accept it, he must move to Pakistan. Sadhvi Prachi said, "Every child born in India is a Hindu. Owaisi's father was born in...
  • Sakshi Maharaj denies receiving BJP notice for his 'Hindu should have 4 children' remark January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: A defiant Bharatiya Janata Party Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj on Tuesday said that he has not received any showcause notice from his party over his controversial remark urging Hindu women to have four children each. Sakshi said, "I have not received any such notice. I will reply to...
  • Bangladesh gets its first Hindu Chief Justice in SK Sinha January 12, 2015

    Dhaka: Justice SK Sinha was on Monday appointed Chief Justice of Bangladesh to become the first Hindu to hold the highest judicial post in the Muslim-majority country. President Mohammad Abdul Hamid appointed Sinha, the senior most judge of the apex court, as its Chief Justice who will have a term of...
  • Sakshi Maharaj's comments spark controversy: Can Modi rein in fringe elements? January 8, 2015

    Landing his party in yet another controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj appealed to all Hindu women to produce at least four children to protect the religion. ...
  • Won't allow conversion of Hindus, says Praveen Togadia January 7, 2015

    Sultanpur: Vishva Hindu Parishad President Praveen Togadia on Wednesday said his organisation would not allow anymore conversion of Hindus and urged Muslims to return to the Hindu-fold. "We will not allow anymore conversion of Hindus... In the last ten years, VHP saved about ten lakh Hindus from conversion," Togadia said...
  • All Hindu women must produce at least 4 children to protect the religion: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Landing his party in yet another controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj appealed to all Hindu women to produce at least four children to protect the religion. "The concept of four wives and 40 children will not work in India and the time has come when a...
  • Marry girls from other faiths to counter 'Love Jihad': Hindu Mahasabha leader January 7, 2015

    Jind: A Hindu Mahasabha functionary stirred a controversy by appealing to Hindu youth to marry girls from other faiths as a counter to 'Love Jihad'. Addressing a meeting of followers, working president of the Haryana unit of the Hindu Mahasabha, Dharmapal Siwach said the 'Bahu Laao Beti Bachaao (Bring Daughters-in-law, Save...
  • Bill for disposition of property by Hindus in Pakistan deferred January 6, 2015

    Peshawar: The tabling of a bill to remove "certain existing disabilities" in disposition of property by Hindus in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in the assembly was deferred on Monday. Provincial Law Minister Imtiaz Shahid informed the House the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Hindu Disposition of Property Bill, 2014 would be presented in...
  • Hindu right-wing outfits creating trouble for NDA government: NCP January 5, 2015

    Shirdi: NCP leader Praful Patel on Sunday said that right-wing organisations, including VHP and RSS, were creating trouble for the Narendra Modi government through their "religious programmes". "BJP won Lok Sabha polls and formed the government at the Centre with the backing of right-wing Hindu organisations like VHP, RSS and Bajrang...
  • It's Pawan Kalyan and Venkatesh's 'Gopala Gopala' next; VHP now urges censor board to not clear the film January 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: Even as protests continued over Aamir Khan's film 'PK', Hindu groups Wednesday urged the censor board not to clear upcoming Telugu movie 'Gopala Gopala' saying it also hurts religious sentiments of Hindus. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Bhagyanagar Ganesh Utsav Samithi (BGUS) have urged the Central Board of...
  • Homecoming of Hindus is not conversion: VHP December 31, 2014

    Belagavi: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Wednesday said 'ghar wapsi' (homecoming) of Muslims and Christians to Hinduism could not be termed as conversion and claimed the practise had been prevailing for several centuries. Speaking about VHP's 'ghar wapsi' agenda, International President of the organisation, Praveenbhai Togadia said untouchability would be removed,...
  • Despite protests, 'PK' tax free in UP, screenings allowed in Maharashtra December 31, 2014

    Lucknow/Mumbai: There is no end to protests against Rajkumar Hirani's Amir Khan-starrer 'pk'. Members of Hindu groups on Wednesday protested against the film at Gagan cinema in New Delhi burning the movie's posters. Protesters have claimed that the movie is anti-Hindu and demanded that it should be banned across the...
  • Barack Obama may visit PM Modi's constituency Varanasi next month December 29, 2014

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama may visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi when he visits Delhi next month. Reportedly, Obama could visit the renowned Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi. This comes after Americans wanted an interaction with a group of students. Sources also suggest that Barack Obama could...
  • Vishwa Hindu Parishad complains against Aamir Khan's 'PK' December 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The VHP has said Aamir Khan's movie "PK" has several scenes that hurt religious sentiments of Hindus and has written to the information and broadcasting ministry demanding a curb on such movies and "changing the character of the censor board". In a letter to the ministry, the Vishwa Hindu...
  • Bajrang Dal to launch 'bahu lao-beti bachao' campaign to prevent Hindu girls from marrying into other religions December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the controversy over the conversion row refuses to die down, the Bajrang Dal is planning to launch a 'bahu lao-beti bachao' campaign. It involves Hindu boys marrying girls from other religions and will also create awareness to prevent Hindu girls from marrying into other religions. The...
  • Replace history books written by Britishers: Subramanian Swamy December 27, 2014

    Varanasi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday advocated replacing history books written by Britishers in pre-Independence era, alleging they had "distorted" facts about India. Addressing students at Banaras Hindu University's Swatantrata Bhawan hall, he said the history books written by Indians should be promoted instead of the ones written by the...
  • Bajrang Dal to start 'bahu lao-beti bachao' campaign in UP from February 17 December 27, 2014

    Agra: The Bajrang Dal has sparked off a controversy as it will start a campaign in Uttar Pradesh from February 17 to protect Hindu boys who marry Christian or Muslim girls. The Bajrang Dal has called it 'bahu lao-beti bachao' campaign. The campaign also aims to sensitise Hindu families against...
  • India-US ties to strengthen under Modi government: Envoy December 27, 2014

    Varanasi: Acting US Ambassador Kathleen Stephens expressed hope that relationship between America and India will further strengthen under the present Narendra Modi dispensation and open new avenues to achieve peace and harmony. Stephens arrived on her three day visit to temple city Varanasi. On the first day of her visit,...
  • Over 200 converted to Hinduism so far in Kerala December 26, 2014

    Kochi: Over 200 persons, mostly belonging to Christian families, in various parts of Kerala have reconverted to Hinduism as part of the 'ghar vapsi' (home coming) programme of Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Christmas day, VHP sources on Friday said. Kottayam district topped in the re-conversion ceremony with 73 persons participating in...
  • 'No bigger sin' that female foeticide, says PM Modi December 25, 2014

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday denounced the practice of female foeticide prevailing in the country, saying "there is no bigger sin" than this and sought the help of people in the field of art and culture in "shaking" the society so stop the menace. "In a country where...
  • Meerut: Hindu outfit holds ceremony for 'Godse's temple'; probe ordered December 25, 2014

    Meerut: Activists of Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha have allegedly performed a ceremony here for construction of a "temple" dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, following which the administration has ordered a probe into the matter. The "bhumi pujan" (prayers) was performed at a temple on Shaarda Road on Wednesday....
  • Madan Mohan Malviya contributed to the development of India, say Benares Hindu university students December 25, 2014

    Benares Hindu university founder and Hindu Mahasabha leader Madan Mohan Malviya was also awarded the Bharat Ratna. His family says successive congress governments ignored the late freedom fighter. ...
  • Madan Mohan Malviya: A great patriot December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A multifaceted personality, Madan Mohan Malviya was an educationist who founded the Banaras Hindu University and became one of the torchbearers of the freedom struggle acting as a bridge between the Moderates and the Extremists. Known for his espousal of Hindu nationalism-being one of the initial leaders of...
  • Protests over conversions set back Modi's reform agenda December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reform agenda suffered a setback on Monday as protests erupted in Parliament and in the streets over a campaign by Hindu hardliners linked to his party to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism. Opposition members threw papers and swarmed to the centre of the Upper...