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Killings In Kashmir
Kashmiri Hindus Flee Valley After Targeted Killings By Terrorists

There has been a spurt in targeted killings in Kashmir, the victims being people from Hindu community. In fear of losing lives, Kashmiri Hindus have started to flee the valley.

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Hindus, Muslims take out Tiranga Yatra in riot-hit Jahangirpuri 
Hindus, Muslims take out Tiranga Yatra in riot-hit Jahangirpuri 

On Saturday evening, representatives of the local peace committee, Aman Committee, met and hugged each other on cameras, spreading the message of brotherhood between both the communities.

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Shocking!: Pakistan Selling Hindu, Christian Women As Forced Brides In China, Says Top US Official

New York: Pakistan is marketing Hindu and Christian women as “concubines” and “forced brides” to China, according to the top US diplomat for religious freedom, Samuel Brownback. One of the sources of “forced brides” for Chinese men are “religious minorities, Christian and Hindu women, being marketed as concubines and as forced as brides into China”, […]

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India, US Offer Citizenship To Last Remaining Afghan Hindus, Sikhs

New Delhi: The beleaguered Hindu and Sikh minorities of Afghanistan have found support in not just India, but also in the US. A resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives by Congresswoman Jackie Speier and co-sponsored by seven others, seeks to resettle persecuted religious communities in Afghanistan to the US. Introduced last week, the resolution […]

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Australian Treasurer accused of racism towards Hindus

Canberra: Australia’s Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has been accused of making “racist” comments about Hinduism and other Indian religions in Parliament. Frydenberg made several references to the Indian religions in Parliament on February 28 while responding to the Opposition Labor Party’s proposal to pursue a “wellbeing budget”, reports Xinhua news agency “They (Labor) are inspired by […]

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Odisha Couple Conquers Religious Divide With True Love

Bolangir: One is an ardent devotee of Ram and the other a follower of Rahim but their hearts knew that while their faith was man-made and would last till their existence, their love for each other was destined by the almighty and would last long to inspire generations to come. Much like the story of […]

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Pakistan Welcomed Back Players Who Sold The Country: Danish Kaneria

Lahore: Days after he hogged the limelight for being ill-treated by few players during his playing days due to his Hindu religion, former Pakistan leg spinner Danish Kaneria has now alleged that the national cricket team welcomed those players in the side who “sold” their country. On Thursday, former pacer Shoaib Akhtar had alleged that […]

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Comments On Kaneria Taken Completely Out Of Context: Shoaib Akhtar

Lahore: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has clarified his statement regarding Danish Kaneria, saying his allegation that many did not want the former leg-spinner to be part of the Pakistan team because of his Hindu faith was taken completely out of context and there was never a culture in the team to discriminate anybody on […]

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Shoaib Akhtar Spoke Truth; Urge Pak PM To Get Me Out Of Mess: Danish Kaneria

Lahore: Danish Kaneria has said that whatever Shoaib Akhtar has spoken about the leg-spinner — being discriminated within the Pakistan cricket team during their playing days because of his Hindu faith — is true. He, however, has urged people not to politicise the issue. In a statement, Kaneria has also revealed that his life is […]

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Some Of My Pakistani Teammates Treated Kaneria Unfairly Because He Was Hindu: Shoaib Akhtar

Karachi: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has alleged that his teammate Danish Kaneria faced discrimination at the hands of a few Pakistani cricketers, who were reluctant to even eat with him because he was a Hindu. Kaneria, only the second Hindu to play for Pakistan after his maternal uncle Anil Dalpat, took 261 wickets in 61 […]

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CAA Has Nothing To Do With NRC: MHA

New Delhi: Citizenship (Amendment) Act has nothing to do with National Register of Citizens (NRC) and it does not apply to Indian citizens, including Muslims, Home Ministry sources said on Tuesday. The information was shared following incidents of violence across many states over the new Act. “CAA has nothing to do with NRC and it […]

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RSS, BJP Reach Out To Muslims Ahead Of Ayodhya Verdict; Caution Against Extreme Reactions

New Delhi: Days ahead of the Ayodhya verdict, senior RSS and BJP leaders reached out to prominent Muslim clerics and intellectuals and held a meeting with them here on Tuesday during which it was stressed that irrespective of the nature of the court ruling there should neither be ‘junooni jashn’ (excessive celeberation) nor ‘haar ka […]

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Ayodhya case: Hindu sides in SC rebut Muslim claims over disputed site

New Delhi: Hindu parties asserted in the Supreme Court on Thursday that claims of the Muslim side over the 2.77 acre land in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute were belied by the excavated material which suggested the existence of a “massive structure” beneath the demolished mosque. The counsel for deity Ram Lalla said the […]

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Kidney swap unites Hindu, Muslim families

Chandigarh: In a rare gesture, a kidney swap was successfully conducted between a Hindu family from Bihar and a Muslim family from Kashmir at a private hospital near here. The surgery was performed by doctors led by Priyadarshi Ranjan, Consultant with Fortis Hospital in Mohali, Punjab. The families of Manjula Devi from Bihar and Abdul […]

There was no term called 'Hindu' before Mughals: Kamal

Chennai: Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Friday said it was ignorance that made Mughals give the name ‘Hindu’ to the nation. In a tweet, Haasan said the 12 Alwars (Vaishnavite poet-saints) or the 63 Nayanmars (Saivaite poet-saints) did not mention the word Hindu. Haasan said the term ‘Hindu’ was given by Moghals or by others who […]

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Tamil Nadu Minister says Kamal Haasan's tongue should be cut

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Minister for Milk and Dairy Development K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji on Monday said actor-politician Kamal Haasan’s tongue should be chopped for saying the first terrorist of independent India was a Hindu. Speaking to reporters in Thoothukudi, Bhalaji said Haasan’s tongue should be cut for saying that as terrorism does not have any religion. […]

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King Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned Rama X of Thailand

Bangkok: King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Rama X of Thailand, was crowned Saturday in a dazzling show of pageantry, laced with Hindu and Buddhist ritual, vowing to reign “with righteousness” on behalf of the Thai people. Starting at the auspicious time of 10:09 am (0309 GMT), the public was granted a rare window into the cloistered halls […]

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Pakistan Minister sacked after anti-Hindu remarks

Islamabad: Pakistan Punjab’s Information Minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan of the ruling PTI was sacked on Tuesday over his derogatory remarks against the Hindu community which drew intense criticism from members of his party and social media users. While Dawn News quoted Shahbaz Gill, the spokesperson for Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, as saying that […]

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Ayodhya tense ahead of VHP's 'Dharma Sabha'

Ayodhya: Ayodhya is a fortress ahead of the ‘Dharma Sabha’ organised on Sunday by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) where prominent Hindu seers were likely to spell out their stand and strategy for construction of a grand Ram temple. The Uttar Pradesh administration has taken over the town. The massive rally is expected to begin […]

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Man breaks Ramadan fast to save thalassemic child

Patna: A Muslim in Bihar chose humanity over religious customs, broke his Ramadan fast to donate blood to an eight-year-old Hindu thalassemic boy and saved his life. Jawed Alam on Tuesday donated blood to Rajesh Kumar in Gopalganj district, a district health official said. The boy was rushed to the emergency of Sadar hospital by […]

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Kamal Haasan should be shot dead for his Hindu terror remarks

Lucknow: A senior leader of a Hindu outfit — Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha — on Friday slammed veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan for his “Hindu terror” remarks and said people like him should be “shot dead”. Referring to the statement made by Haasan on Thursday in a column in a weekly magazine, Mahasabha leader Pt. […]

Non-Brahmin priests will ensure social justice: CPI-M

New Delhi: The appointment of 36 non-Brahmin priests, including six Dalits, in temples in Kerala is a “major step” to ensure that “all Hindu believers get their due share in priestly functions”, the CPI-M has said. When Yedu Krishnan, 22, began his priestly functions at the sanctum sanctorum of the Shiva temple at Valanjavattom in […]

Jawed Habib salon vandalised in UP

Lucknow: An angry mob on Saturday attacked a Jawed Habib salon in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district and vandalised the property over the use of Hindu gods’ caricature in one of his advertisements. Police said the mob was led by workers of the Hindu Jagran Manch, who attacked the beauty salon in Motinagar in the district […]

Kamal Haasan hints at party formation, rules out 'saffron'

Thiruvananthapuram:  Acclaimed film actor Kamal Haasan on Friday hinted that he may form a political party but made it clear he won’t ally with “saffron” — the Hindu Right.The 62-year-old superstar, who has acted in more than 220 films, made the announcement after meeting Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here.And stating that he won’t align with […]

Lesbian Hindu, Jewish women wed in Britain

London: A Hindu woman and her Jewish partner have married in what is believed to be Britain’s first interfaith lesbian wedding. Kalavati Mistry and Miriam Jefferson met more than 20 years ago on a training course in the US and tied the knot in a Hindu ceremony last week in Leicester, the Daily Mail reported. […]

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A Tale of Two Love Stories

As I read about the ‘honour killing’ of Amrita Singh, the Rourkela girl strangulated to death by her relatives for the ‘crime’ of marrying a Muslim man, my mind inevitably went back 30 years in time when another inter-faith love story blossomed in the same Steel City but later went horribly wrong. Little, it seems, […]

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'BJP communalising triple talaq, trying to impose Hindu personal law'

New Delhi: A Muslim group on Wednesday accused the BJP government of communalising triple talaq, while terming its proposal of Uniform Civil Code an attempt to impose Hindu personal law. “BJP has made a lot of noise (about triple talaq and nikal halala). Without questions, they are communalising and politicising the whole issue,” Indian Muslims […]

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14 Christians reconverted to Hinduism

Kendrapara: At least 14 Christians of three families were allegedly “re-converted” to Hinduism at a “ghar wapsi” (homecoming) ceremony at Baulakani village in Odisha s politically-sensitive Kendrapara district, according to a local VHP leader. The “purification ceremony” was conducted at the village temple under the stewardship of local Vishwa Hindu Parishad yesterday, VHP leader Umesh […]

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'Gau Rakshaks' committing acts of terror: Owaisi

Hyderabad: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said “Gau Rakshaks” (cow vigilantes) are committing acts of terror against innocent people and warned that continued attacks will stoke anarchy in the country. The Member of Parliament alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its government did not want to stop Gau Rakshaks as they had […]

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Nothing ‘Hindu’ About Crusade Against Beef

By Sandeep Sahu Years ago, while on a trip together to Manoharpur in Keonjhar district to report on the gruesome killing of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons, an Australian journalist had asked this columnist a question that was as hard to answer then as it is now. “Why are you Indians so […]

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