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  1. Blog: A beef-eating Hindu demands his rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of India

    As a beef-eating Hindu, I am utterly outraged at the killing of Mohammed Akhlaq in Dadri by a Hindu mob claiming the man had beef in his house. Even worse is the attempt of BJP politicians to sanitize the lynching.


  2. 'Won't Take A Minute For Things To Turn Ugly'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Outlook

    An Outlook team was driven away from infamous village Bisahara on the outskirts of New Delhi. A first-person account... A week after the village grabbed headlines after a Muslim neighbor was lynched by predominantly Hindu villagers for allegedly eating and storing beef on Bakr'id, Bisahara continues to draw in droves both politicians and the media.


  3. BJP's Politics of Sacred Cows and Strangled Indian Secularism, Dr Iqtidar Karamat CheemaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CNN

    A Muslim farmer Mohammad Ikhlaq dragged from his home in an Indian village Bisara -45 miles from its capital Delhi and beaten to death by an angry Hindu mob after the rumors that his family had been eating beef and storing the meat in their home. Sajada the daughter of Ikhlaq told the new agencies that mob came in the night smashed the door and dragged her father from bed, then beaten him to death with bricks until the blocks crumbled in their hands.


  4. Kalburgi's Murder: Six Writers Return Awards Over Slow ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Outlook

    ... against Bhagwan for allegedly "outraging" religious feelings by speaking ill of Ramayana and Mahabharata and also Hindu gods and for making "disparaging" remarks about Lord Ram. Investigation in the Kalburgi case is under progress with police ...


  5. Blog: Liberal Hindus, arise - Reclaim your faithRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... on the need for killing. Arjuna went into battle but remained agonized about bringing death. Yet those apparently Hindu organisations accused of killing in the name of "injury to Hindu sentiments" seem deeply enamoured of the violent strains of ...


  6. Haunting Photos Show Child Widows In NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MSN Living

    ... bad omens - as witches, as 'man-eaters.' They bring bad luck. They are paying for sins committed in a past life. The Hindu scripture, the Vedas, is clear on this point," Basu told Refinery29. "As long as I can remember, my grandmother only wore ...


  7. Djokovic and Nadal mix tennis with politics on Thailand tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... of Serbia, left, and Rafael Nadal of Spain, hold garland to offer for Phra Phrom, the Thai interpretation of the Hindu god Brahma, at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Oct. 2, 2... (Rungroj Yongrit/Pool Photo via AP). Tennis players ...


  8. A Writer's Haunting Trip Through the Horrors of Indonesian HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Yorker

    ... spirited, paying homage to the Indonesian form of wayang , or shadow puppetry, which is often used in the retelling of Hindu epics, such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata. Dewi Ayu acts out wayang episodes of the Mahabharata to entertain children at a ...


  9. A tradition that's made in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This Is London

    ... opens tomorrow. The vast length of fabric depicts the story of Rama and Sita - the central characters of the epic Hindu poem, the Ramayana - through the use of indigo dye and embroidery. The colours are still remarkably vibrant. The permanent ...


  10. Elderly Dalit man burnt alive for trying to enter temple in Hamirpur in UPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | India.com

    ... ithin a span of two days in UP. Earlier in the week, Mohammad Akhalq, a Muslim man from Dadri was beaten to death by a Hindu mob, who suspected Akhlaq of eating beef.


  11. New old schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Trinidad Guardian

    ... of six-year-old boys. But at least Catholics don't actually declare adult-child underage sex to be a good thing. The Hindu Marriage Act, the relevant section of which is still on our law books, allows grown men to have sex with 14-year-old Hindu ...


  12. A probe report on the Muzaffarnagar riots gives the SP regime a clean chitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Outlook

    ... A video clip on WhatsApp and YouTube - showing a brutal 2012 Taliban killing, passed off as the lynching of two Hindu boys in Kawal village - was widely circulated after the incident. It's seen as the reason for the communal hatred spiralling out of ...


  13. Narendra Modi's VisitRead the original story

    Thursday | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... Kowtal, the general secretary of the All India Dalit Women's Rights Forum, was highly critical of the rise in power of Hindu extremists groups following the election of Modi. She expressed concern for the erosion of free speech, freedom of assembly, ...


  14. 'God Bless The Military' Sign Sparks Religious Freedom Fight On Marine BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Huffington Post

    ... more signs should be erected to satisfy Jewish, Muslim, Norse Religious Faith, atheist/agnostic/humanist/secularist, Hindu and Wiccan U.S. Marine clients. The additional signs, as depicted in the photo illustration below, would contain the same ...


  15. Lynching a person merely on suspicion is absolutely wrong, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Indian Express

    ... you done anything to show Hindus that you stand with them when they are assaulted by the Andrabis? Muslim silence on Hindu woes is often taken as support for intolerant Islamists. In many parts of India, cow slaughter is a serious offence. But it ...


  16. Why Chakmas and Hajongs are India's nowhere peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Indian Express

    They were inhabitants of the Chittagong Hill Tracts of erstwhile East Pakistan who had to flee as their land was submerged by the Kaptai dam in the 1960s. Chakmas are Buddhist, Hajongs Hindu - and they also faced religious persecution in East Pakistan.


  17. Does it matter now if someone was an Aryan: Romila ThaparRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Indian Express

    ... were basing their theories on accounts by colonial historians. "It was James Mill whose periodisation of history into Hindu, Muslim and British periods is followed by many Hindutva ideologues. It was also theosophist Colonel Olcott who had first ...


  18. Many Suspects but Few Clues in Bangkok's Devastating Bomb AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    ... with white sheets where they lay in the intersection, though some said they could retrieve only body parts around the Hindu shrine and sidewalk. The military's powerful Internal Security Operation Command (ISOC) was reportedly pursuing three ...


  19. Mob in India drags man from home, beats him to death - for eating beefRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 1 | Stars and Stripes

    ... meat has been a matter of major debate in India. Although 80 percent of the country's of 1.3 billion inhabitants are Hindu - who avoid beef for religious reasons - roughly 250 million Indians eat the animal. That tally includes almost 25 million ...


  20. Concerns over Holyrood religious pressure group as MSPs back motion that promotes creationismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Sunday Herald

    ... Christian with one Jewish, Muslim and multi-faith group lined up. Mr Thompson said that representatives from Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and other faiths would be more than welcome, and that a wide range had been invited. The secretary of the Hindu Temple ...