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  1. BJP accuses Congress of being communal, says its appeasement politics damaged IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... PM Manmohan Singh that Muslims had first right over resources of the country, as well Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's "Hindu Pakistan" remark and Kerala Congress's decision to cancel its programme to organise recitation of Ramayana. Get latest news & ...


  2. Suburban resident delights in serving othersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News Today

    ... is coordinating with many organisations in and around Tambaram. It includes Ram Ram Seva Sangam, Skanda Seva Sangam, Hindu Dharma Paripalana Trust and Abirami Youth Association. Social service is a matter of satisfaction that comes out of serving ...


  3. Aditya Sinha: Early Parliamentary polls get the voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    From attempting to give Kashmir its first-ever Hindu CM to Amit Shah and PM Modi being in rally mode, all signs point to early polls The attempt to give Kashmir its first-ever Hindu chief minister. Starting the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya.


  4. King of the Ghats: life and death on the banks of the GangesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    ... is illiterate, poor and low caste, but his role in Varanasi, one of the holiest cities in India, is sacrosanct in Hindu mythology. Born a keeper of the flame, tradition dictates that Choudhary oversee the sacred fires and cremation grounds at ...


  5. Justice more accessibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Indian Express

    The All India Muslim Personal Law Board's proposal to establish sharia courts all over the country could provide fodder to the Hindu right. But we need to ask: When were these courts originally established? Are they really parallel courts? Who goes to them and why? Do they amount to privatisation of justice? Is the death of civil courts a global trend? Darul Qaza are not courts in the strictest sense of the term but counselling or arbitration centres.


  6. Dr Shashi Tharoor's remark about India becoming 'Hindu Pakistan' as I understoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Merinews

    ... "a temper of a dependent, un-free person" - a scientific temper "is the temper of a free man. Yet, for India's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, such ideas are no longer fashionable. Its leaders and acolytes want to teach school ...


  7. Decision on Ram Temple is Supreme Court's prerogative: Vishnu Sadashiv KokjeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | DNA India

    International president of Vishva Hindu Parishad Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje said that the talks surrounding making of Ram Temple in Ayodhya are baseless. It is only after the Supreme Court passes a judgement that Ram Mandir will be built, he said.


  8. The bunkum about BankimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | The Telegraph

    The 19th century Bengali writer Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay is the latest among icons the BJP has made a grab at. Was Bankim really a Hindutva agent? Was Vande Mataram a communal slogan? Chittabrata Palit clears the air Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay is considered a Hindu fundamentalist by a section of Hindu and Muslim intellectuals.


  9. Lakhs of devotees brave rains to attend Rath Yatra in PuriRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | DNA India

    Puri Jagannath Yatra Devotees gather around chariots as they wait to pull them during the annual Hindu festival Rath Yatra or chariot procession in Puri on July 14, 2018. - Asit Kumar, AFP Amid tight security, the world famous Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath was held in this pilgrim town of Odisha on Saturday with fanfare, religious fervour, enthusiasm and a spirit of camaraderie.


  10. For LGBT Indians, time to right a British-era wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | South China Morning Post

    ... court's own right to privacy judgment, as well as harking back to ancient Indian traditions reflected in the Vedas and Hindu texts like the Bhagavad Gita and the Kama Sutra . The petitions before the court also speak with anguish of the various ...


  11. Taking page out of BJP book? Congress, CPM turn to Ramayana in KeralaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | The Times of India

    ... counter the growing influence of BJP-RSS. During Karkkadakam or the 'Ramayana month', the epic is read daily in most Hindu homes in the belief that it will help ward off deprivation and ailments brought on by the monsoon. While CPM has planned ...


  12. How do Karmic faiths look at the Queer?Read the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | Newkerala.com

    ... Lord Vishnu becoming a damsel and Lord Shiva becoming half a woman. However, homosexuality is not a dominant theme in Hindu mythologies. In contrast, Greek mythologies are replete with stories of homosexual love, where men love men, and women love ...


  13. Shankaracharya: A remarkable genius that Hinduism producedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | Newkerala.com

    ... span of life during which, from having been born in what is present-day Kerala, he made unparalleled contributions to Hindu religion that encompassed the entire country. Hinduism has not seen a thinker of his calibre and one with such indefatigable ...


  14. Environmental protection is a vital part of all religions and culture in India: Dr. Pankaj JainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Central Chronicle

    ... nature and environment, subverting their needs as against nature conservation. Eminent philosopher and Board Member of Hindu-Christian Studies Society, Dr Jain reiterated the present day need to develop an empathy with nature and how to be aware ...


  15. Shashi Tharoor: The Sangh does not speak for Hindus like meRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Rediff.com

    Will India become a 'Hindu Pakistan' ? That is what Shashi Tharoor, the Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram, believes will happen if the BJP wins the next general election. Even as he was cautioned by his party and urged to maintain 'restraint', Dr Tharoor took to Facebook to clarify his remarks which he said had been 'bizarrely misconstrued'.


  16. Opposition accuses BJP of polarising youth by distributing Bhagavad GitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... to start a train service called Shri Ramayana Express, the state was doing its bit by allowing the circulation of the Hindu scriptures in colleges. Khan said the government should stop the practice because people of other faiths, too, would start ...


  17. No discrimination against LGBTs once Section 377 declared unconstitutional: SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Newkerala.com

    ... could not be cited in the context of sexuality and homosexuality as the co-existence of two as mentioned in Vedas - Hindu philosophical texts - related to philosophical and spiritual spheres. In a nearly nine hour long arguments spread over three ...


  18. Indian Judge Says Gay Sex Not An 'Aberration' But Insults BisexualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Advocate

    ... Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party, stated in the midst of the hearings that homosexuality is unnatural and against Hindu nationalism. 5 comments

  19. On the hanging of Shoko Asahara, Japan's nerve-gas guruRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Economist

    ... contributed to the Iraq war in 2003. Mr Asahara's teachings were plainly loopy. He took a mish-mash of Buddhist and Hindu precepts, stirred in a bit of Nostradamus, added a huge dollop of reverence for himself and charged acolytes their life's ...


  20. Gay sex not an aberration, Indian judge says ahead of ruling on homosexuality banRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... lawmaker from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party, said this week that homosexuality was unnatural and against Hindu nationalism.