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RSS functionary Krishna Gopal in video: ‘Hindu is spiritual, more effective than Bharat’

The video was recorded and released by Indraprastha Vishwa Samvad Kendra (IVSK), which has recorded around half-a-dozen such videos of discussions on various issues in the programme “Gyan Shrankhla”.

Hindu temple vandalised in Pakistan, PM Imran Khan orders swift action

The incident happened last week in Kumb, a town in Khairpur district. The unidentified assailants fled the after vandalism. After the incident, the Hindus in the area held a protest in the city. They often complain of harassment by the extremists.

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A Hindu in Pakistan

Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani is a high-profile leader of the Hindus of Pakistan and is a member of the National Assembly on a seat reserved for the minorities.

Children are god’s gift, every Hindu should have at least five kids: BJP MLA

Singh, who had earlier this month courted controversy by saying that rape cannot be curbed even if Lord Ram descends on earth, on Thursday said that Hindus will become a minority if there is “no balance” in population control.

Burdens of the past

Ramachandra Guha: My comparison was ill-chosen, and the chastisement I received for it is merited. I also agree that the headscarf and the skull-cap are akin to the turban and the vibhooti, markers of religious identity that should not offend anyone when displayed in public.

Our threatened humanity

Harsh Mander: India has never been as divided since Partition, and new partitions are being constructed each day in our hearts.

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False narrative

Psuedo-secular intelligentsia has fractured the concept of Indian citizenship, kept Muslims in an impermeable silo of insecurity.

In thrall to the holy cow

When it comes to cattle, the dominant beliefs of current religious and political leaders are totally at variance with the realities of farming.

Agony of the marginalised

The marginalisation of Muslims began soon after Partition and has since been institutionalised by political parties and governments. Doing away the burka and skull-cap will not end it.

Liberals in majoritarian times

Liberal democrats owe it to themselves to choose their words and fora responsibly.

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Is VHP’s Ayodhya mobilisation bringing back fears of the 1992 Babri demolition?

Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?

Shashi Tharoor faces heat over remarks on Ram temple

Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor on Monday faced severe criticism after he said that no "good Hindu" would want a Ram temple built at a spot after demolishing somebody else's place of worship.

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How A Hindu-Muslim Love story Ended In Flames

Neighbours since birth, they first spoke to each other at the Sri Ram Kishan inter-college, the only co-educational school in the neigbourhood of Nainana Jat, five kilometres from the Taj Mahal. In 2015, Sheelam Kumari, 17, dropped a year and enrolled in Class IX where Sonu Mohammad, also 17, was her senior. They fell in […]

Devotees take holy dip in Ganga on 'Magh Purnima'

Allahabad, Feb 22 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu devotees on Monday took a holy dip at 'Sangam', the confluence of river Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, in Allahabad on the occasion of full moon day or 'Magh Purnima'. 'Magh Purnima' marks the end of a month-long Kalpwas for thousands of Kalpwasis camping on the banks of Ganga. People and priests made their way to the banks before the break of the dawn. The devotees braved freezing temperatures as they took a holy dip in 'Sangam' and offered prayers at the banks.

Security beefed up at Ardh Kumbh

Haridwar, Jan 21 (ANI): Security has been beefed up at the Ardh Kumbh Mela in Varanasi after four suspected terrorists who were allegedly planning to launch an attack at the mela were nabbed on Wednesday. Thousands of Hindu devotees are seen thronging banks of Ganga. The police are using latest technology and equipments to monitor the activities in Haridwar. Meanwhile, a suspicious bag has been found at Haridwar Railway Station gate and is being inspected by the police.

Making Sense Of The Religious Communities Data (Census 2011)

The population of Hindus slipped by 0.7 percentage points while the numbers of Muslims grew by o.8 percent, census data said. Read the story

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