HINDU

  • Fear-stricken villagers move Madras High Court for restoration of pooja Yesterday

    Chennai: Residents of a village have moved the Madras High Court seeking restoration of 'ancestral' method of conducting poojas at a local Kaali temple under government control as they fear attracting the wrath of the deity for deviating from the age-old practice. Petitioner NK Andavar, representing residents of Pariyur in Erode...
  • Shiv Sena wants mandatory family planning for Muslims, Christians 4 days ago

    Mumbai: After stoking controversy with its demand that Muslims be stripped of their voting rights, Shiv Sena on Wednesday advocated compulsory family planning for Muslims and Christians to check their "rising" population. "By only increasing the population, one can try and convert the country into Pakistan, but cannot give quality and...
  • Non-Hindus should not be allowed at Har ki Pauri: Yogi Adityanath 4 days ago

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, has targeted non-Hindus and called for a ban on their entry into the world famour Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar. Adityanath called for stopping non-Hindus from entering the religious place during a function in Haridwar and added...
  • Indian priest in US sentenced to 27 years in jail for bank fraud 4 days ago

    New York: An Indian-origin former leader of a now defunct Hindu temple in Georgia has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for committing bank and tax frauds, money laundering and using the temple's income to fund his personal lifestyle. Annamalai Annamalai (49), also known as Swamiji Sri Selvam Siddhar, was...
  • Chennai: DK to hold 'Beef banquet' to protest against ban on cow slaughter, beef-eating 5 days ago

    Chennai: Holding that preserving the rights guaranteed under the Constitution, including freedom of expression, was its priority, the Madras High Court on Monday cleared the decks for controversial 'Mangalsutra removal and beef banquet' to be held on Tuesday by Dravidar Kazhagam. "I am only concerned about freedom of expression and Article...
  • Only those Indians who opt for family planning should be allowed to vote: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj 6 days ago

    Unnao: Known for making controversial statements, BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj has demanded that a strict law for family planning be brought in for all to check population growth and those who do not follow it should be stripped of their voting right. "When Hindus go for sterilisation, Muslims should also opt...
  • Hindu Mahasabha leader calls for forced sterilisation of Muslims, Christians to restrict growing population 1 week ago

    Jind: A leader of Hindu Mahasabha on Saturday stoked a controversy saying Muslims and Christians must undergo sterilisation to restrict their growing population which was posing a threat to Hindus. "The population of Muslims and Christians is growing day by day. To rein in this, Centre will have to impose...
  • Madan Mohan Malaviya never wanted to die in Benaras, tells his granddaughter-in-law April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Freedom fighter and Benaras Hindu University founder Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya has been conferred Bharat Ratna posthumously by the Government of India. The award was received by his grand daughter-in-law Saraswati Malaviya and three other family members. At 92 years, Saraswati is the oldest living member in the family...
  • Give his beef back and don't decide menu on dining table March 26, 2015

    Should law makers have any business to tell us what we should eat? India is gradually being looked at as an intolerant nation, making world headlines for all the wrong reasons and the word 'ban' is the keyword. I begin this saying that I am a Hindu who does not...
  • Church attacks: 6 held in Jabalpur, no breakthrough in Maharashtra March 23, 2015

    Jabalpur/Mumbai: Amid widespread outcry over an attack on a cathedral and a church-run school in Jabalpur in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh, police on Monday arrested six people belonging to a right-wing Hindu group but let them off on bail soon, drawing flak from the Christian community. But in neighbouring Maharashtra, also...
  • MP: Church vandalised allegedly by activists of Hindu outfits in Jabalpur March 23, 2015

    Jabalpur: A church and a school premises were vandalised and some members of the Christian community assaulted and threatened allegedly by activists of right wing Hindu outfits Dharma Sena and Bajrang Dal who accused them of carrying out conversion at Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. Police have booked leader of Dharma Sena,...
  • Muslim Personal Board meet opposes 'forcing' of RSS agenda March 21, 2015

    Jaipur: Any attempt to "impose" RSS agenda and curtail religious freedom of Muslims will be challenged at all appropriate levels, members of All India Muslim Personal Law Board asserted today while vowing to carry out a campaign to clear "misunderstandings" spread by the Sangh outfits. Issues like religious conversion, inclusion of...
  • Church attack and Nun gang rape - A case of complicit inaction? March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In a television interview in April 2014, a question was posed to the PM Mr Modi on what steps he would take to ensure no churches are broken down if he becomes Prime Minister to which he replied, to the utter shock of many, that he had never...
  • Evict Bangladeshi infiltrators; save water, power: Hindu outfit March 19, 2015

    Jalandhar: Sparking a controversy, a Hindu outfit on Wednesday urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to evict "Bangladeshi infiltrators" from the national capital in order to save electricity and water which they were "illegally using". Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha's national spokesperson Jangbahadur Kshatriya said, "Arvind Kejriwal is working to fulfil...
  • Disenfranchise those having more than 2 children: Sadhvi Prachi March 17, 2015

    Bahraich: Firebrand Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi on Tuesday stoked a fresh controversy saying those having more than two children should be barred from casting votes. Addressing a Hindu sammelan here, she said a law should be framed to scrap the voting rights irrespective of religion. She said those who do...
  • AAP facing & growing-up problems, says party leader Ashutosh March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh on Thursday compared the on-going crisis in the party as "growing-up problems" and said the outfit's transition from agitation mind frame to a political party was yet to complete. He also termed the party's current phase as most "vulnerable" and compared it to a...
  • Hindu Ilaignar Sena worker claims responsibility for attack on Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai's office March 12, 2015

    Chennai: A worker of the Hindu Ilaignar Sena, a fringe outfit, claimed responsibility for the attack on Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai's office in Chennai on Thursday. He has surrenederd before a local court in Madurai. Meanwhile, journalists in the city also protested against the attack. Four unidentified men came...
  • Maharashtra's beef ban to boost chicken sales March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Poultry firms expect demand to pick up after a ban on beef in Maharashtra, with other states ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) also aiming to toughen laws on livestock slaughter. India is the world's second largest beef exporter and fifth biggest consumer, although its majority...
  • Muslim village head breaks religious stereotype, builds a temple in Mathura March 9, 2015

    Mathura: In a shining example of communal harmony, a Muslim village head has constructed a temple in Sahaar village of Mathura district. The construction of the temple started about eight months ago and religious ceremony related to opening of the temple was performed on Sunday. "Pran Pratishtha (religious ceremony) of deity Shiv...
  • Case registered against Sadhvi in Mangaluru March 6, 2015

    Mangaluru: A case has been slapped against VHP leader Sadhvi Balika Saraswati from Madhya Pradesh who was the star speaker at the Hindu Samajotsava held in Mangaluru on March 1 for allegedly disturbing communal harmony through her provocative utterances. Police said the case has been booked under Sections 153(A) of IPC...
  • Idaho senators refuse to attend daily invocation as it started with Hindu prayer March 5, 2015

    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 March 5, 2015

    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 March 5, 2015

    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 March 4, 2015

    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 March 1, 2015

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  • Kent: Another temple attack in US spreads concern among Hindus March 1, 2015

    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 March 1, 2015

    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 February 28, 2015

    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 February 27, 2015

    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...