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

June 19, 2019 7:09 am

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

February 06, 2019 1:20 pm

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.

A Hindu in Pakistan

January 19, 2019 12:15 am

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

July 27, 2018 9:51 am

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.

Our threatened humanity

April 10, 2018 12:36 am

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

Burdens of the past

April 10, 2018 2:00 pm

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.

False narrative

April 09, 2018 5:40 pm

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

In thrall to the holy cow

April 06, 2018 9:33 am

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

April 05, 2018 1:19 pm

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

April 04, 2018 9:24 am

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


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

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

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.

Devotees take holy dip in Ganga on 'Magh Purnima'

February 22, 2016 7:07 am

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

January 21, 2016 5:46 am

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.