Hinduism News

Karan Singh: ‘Forcing one to chant Jai Shri Ram an insult to Hinduism’

Referring to the Tabrez Ansari incident, he asked, “Is this Hinduism?... I’m a Raghuvanshi, Shri Ram was a compassionate God. Real Hinduism embraces, builds bridges, does not create wars.”

Out of my mind: It is democracy that unites India

The first person to rule over all India (excluding what became Pakistan) was Dr Rajendra Prasad. India had to become a sovereign democratic republic to achieve a single geographical shape.


Baghpat: Muslim family converts to Hinduism, cites ‘no support’

Sivraj Singh Chauhan, chief of Yuva Hindu Vahini-Bharat, said, “Our outfit was formed for welfare of our Hindu brothers. We also help those who want a ghar wapsi and this was why our activists in Baghpat have helped a Muslim family in conversion.”

Economic Graffiti: A Hinduism more tolerant

At the Ramakrishna Mission complex in Kolkata, a different face of the religion is visible from what is propagated by Hindutva

Hinduism not poll card but soul of country: Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath, who flew to Bhuj in Kutch district on Saturday morning, began the concluding day of his two-day visit to the state by offering prayers at Swaminarayan Temple in Bhuj.

Jawed Habib booked for insulting Hindu Gods, apologises

The advertisement featured a cartoon of Hindu Gods sitting in a salon with a caption: “Gods too visit Jawed Habib saloon.”


The moral consciousness

We live in times where there seems to be a fracture between consciousness and morality. But an expansion of the former leads to a deepening of the latter

What the gods drank

It may be pointed out that there were a large variety of intoxicating drinks, nearly 50 types of them, available in ancient India. The use of alcohol by men was quite common, despite occasional dharmashatric objections in the case of Brahmins; and instances of drinking among women were not rare.

Fifth column: A new India rises

What I found both fascinating and very scary was the extent of their hatred for those who subscribe to faiths that are not Indian in their origin.

Proposed California school textbooks portray Hinduism in negative light: Hindu Education Foundation

Negative portrayal of Hinduism has led to several instances of bullying of Hindu children in classrooms, according to Director of Hindu Education Foundation USA (HEF)