HINDU

  • Idaho senators refuse to attend daily invocation as it started with Hindu prayer 16 hours 17 minutes ago

    Some lawmakers refused to attend the Idaho Senate's daily invocation after objecting to the offering of a Hindu prayer. Rajan Zed, guest chaplain, gave a lengthy prayer in both English and Sanskrit on Tuesday that focused on selflessness and peace. Senators from both sides of the aisle shook his hand...
  • Idaho senate opens with Hindu prayer, 3 lawmakers refuse to attend it 21 hours 40 minutes ago

    Boise (Idaho): Three lawmakers refused to attend the Idaho Senate's daily invocation after objecting to the offering of a Hindu prayer. Rajan Zed, guest chaplain, gave a lengthy prayer in both English and Sanskrit on Tuesday that focused on selflessness and peace. Senators from both sides of the aisle shook his...
  • Indians praising Pakistan should be hit with shoes and sent there: VHP leader 22 hours 32 minutes ago

    Mangaluru: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Balika Saraswati has stoked a controversy saying that people who live in India and praise Pakistan should be "hit with shoes" and sent to that country, following which police are mulling action against her. In her speech at the "Hindu Samajotsava" here on March 1,...
  • After beef ban, Hindu groups force abattoirs to close Yesterday

    Mumbai: Members of a Hindu nationalist group have forced several abattoirs in Maharashtra to shut after a law was passed banning the beef trade there, a leader of the group and a lawyer for meat traders said on Wednesday. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad, or World Hindu Council, a nationalist group...
  • India @ 9 with Anchal Vohra 4 days ago

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  • Kent: Another temple attack in US spreads concern among Hindus 4 days ago

    A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with several windows broken and the word "fear" painted on its wall, the second such incident in America's Washington state in February. Vandals used bricks to break several windows and then painted the word "fear" on the wall of the Kent...
  • Praveen Togadia asks Centre to declare swine flu as national emergency 4 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: Viswa Hindu Parishad asked the Centre to declare swine flu as a national emergency and take steps on war footing. "I appeal to the Centre to declare swine flu as a national emergency as the...
  • Another Hindu temple vandalised in US 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with several windows broken and the word "fear" painted on its wall, the second such incident in America's Washington state in February. Vandals used bricks to break several windows and then painted the word "fear" on the wall of the...
  • Hindu group reconverts 10 people, says won't stop untill Christians and Muslims stop conversion 6 days ago

    Chennai: A fringe Hindu outfit in Chennai claims to have reconverted ten people from Christianity and Islam to Hinduism. The Bharat Hindu Munnani claims they have reconverted at least 50 people in the recent past back to their religion. They say they were brainwashed and converted to other religions....
  • Need to revive Hindu culture, values in every heart: Mohan Bhagwat February 24, 2015

    Jaipur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said there was a need to revive in every heart Hindu culture and values, claiming that because of the "weakness" of Hindu Samaj some people who have no understanding of "our society and culture" are moving forward in the country. "Because of the weakness...
  • VHP's Pravin Togadia defies PM Modi's warning, calls 'ghar wapsi' legitimate February 23, 2015

    Cuttack: Notwithstanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent warnings that his government would not allow any religious group to incite hatred against other, Vishwa Hindu Parishad international working president Praveen Togadia on Sunday defended 'ghar wapsi' (home coming) arguing that the same is legitimate and constitutional. Speaking at a public meeting here...
  • News 360: PM Modi says there is no space for religious intolerance in India February 17, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that there is no space for religious intolerance in India and that his government will ensure that there is complete freedom of faith. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 17, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 17, 2015

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  • Temple vandalised with hate message in US, authorities to launch probe February 17, 2015

    Washington: A Hindu temple has been vandalised with hate speech in the US state of Washington, sending shock waves through the community in the area and prompting authorities to launch an investigation. The incident happened when unidentified miscreants sprayed swastika and painted "Get Out" on one of the walls of...
  • Make balanced statements, don't embarrass PM Modi: VHP to Sangh leaders February 16, 2015

    Ludhiana: After a barrage of controversial statements by Sangh outfits, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday cautioned Hindu leaders against making comments which could create "trouble" for Prime Minister Narnedra Modi. "After a long time, a government has been formed at the Centre which is abreast of Hindu culture and faith......
  • RSS would strive to 'unite' Hindu society, must expand: Mohan Bhagwat February 15, 2015

    Kanpur: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said his organisation would strive to "unite" the Hindu society and that it must "expand" to meet the expectations of people. Bhagwat also said that RSS moves ahead on the basis of its "own strength". "RSS' work is to unite Hindu society,...
  • Hindu Mahasabha to be on prowl on Valentine's Day, youth undaunted February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: While youth in Delhi warm up to celebrate love with red roses and colourful gifts on Valentine's Day on February 14, the Hindu Mahasabha on Friday said their volunteers would have couples spliced up if found in an act of "indecent display of love" in public space. With white...
  • Hindu Mahasabha moots new way of observing Valentine's Day February 12, 2015

    Lucknow: Saffron outfit Hindu Mahasabha has planned to oppose "western ways" of displaying affection on Valentine's Day this Saturday by floating its own traditional equivalent to celebrate the festival of love in the form of Basant Panchami. "If there is any Hindu festival which comes close to Valentine's Day, it is...
  • India is a 'Hindu Rashtra'; favourable time to organise all Hindus: Mohan Bhagwat February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that India is a "Hindu Rashtra" and there is a need to organize all Hindus in the country for which this is "favourable time". Quoting famous poet Rabindranath Tagore, he said whenever there will be conflicts among Hindus and Muslims, "a middle- path...
  • 14 reasons why couples should be thankful, if they are caught by the Hindu Mahasabha on the 14th of February February 5, 2015

    There has been a lot of criticism of the Hindu Mahasabha over their Valentine's Day agenda. According to media reports, the outfit plans to peacefully maintain constant vigilance on the streets of Uttar Pradesh on February 14, peacefully catch young, unmarried couples who are out celebrating the day of love,...
  • VHP leader Pravin Togadia banned from entering Bengaluru February 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Police on Tuesday banned right-wing group Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia from entering the Karnataka capital February 5-11, on grounds of apprehension that his provocative and inflammatory speeches would cause breach of peace. "We have imposed prohibitory orders banning Togadia's entry into the city to maintain peace and...
  • VHP leader Praveen Togadia banned from entering Bengaluru between February 5 to 10 February 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Senior Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia has been issued a notice on Tuesday by the Bengaluru police prohibiting his entry into the city. Earlier, Togadia was expected to take part in a VHP convention called the 'Hindu Viraat Samavesha' on February 8. According to sources, Togadia has been...
  • Pakistan: Hindu doctor released after 2 months in captivity February 2, 2015

    Islamabad: A Pakistani Hindu doctor who was abducted two months ago in the volatile Balochistan province, has been released after payment of a hefty Rs 15 million ransom, police said on Monday. Dr Manoj Kumar was abducted on December 2 from the provincial capital Quetta and set free in the...
  • Pakistan: Over 400 Hindu families seek Indian citizenship January 29, 2015

    Ahmedabad: More than 400 Hindu families from Pakistan who are living in Gujarat on Thursday attended a camp held by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the district collector's office. The two-day camp has been organised on demand from those seeking the citizenship. "Around 400 to 450 families participated. The...
  • VHP allegedly reconverts over 100 Christian tribals to Hinduism, TMC promises strong action January 29, 2015

    Kolkata: There is no relief for the Central government which is battling the allegations over forced the conversion row. In a fresh case, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) allegedly reconverted over 100 tribals to Hinduism in West Bengal. The tribals were first allegedly converted to Christianity and the VHP reconverted them...
  • Bihar: Hindu widow saved 10 Muslims in Muzaffarpur riots January 21, 2015

    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 January 21, 2015

    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...