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It's not about Kashmir Like UPA, PM Modi is on the wrong track with Pakistan

Aug 20, 2014

It's not about Kashmir Like UPA, PM Modi is on the wrong track with Pakistan

Pakistan's creation as an ideological state based on religion and in opposition to India makes it a genetically defective nation-state, as on Pakistani journalist notes. Our strategy needs to deal with this reality, not the romance of peace. #HowThisWorks #Terrorism #The Neighbourhood #Zia-ul-Haq #Muhammad Iqbal #India-Pakistan Ties #islamic-state #Religion as Ideology
Hindutva is not 'Hindu-ism' but 'Hindu-ness', says RSS

Aug 19, 2014

Hindutva is not 'Hindu-ism' but 'Hindu-ness', says RSS

Under fire for its chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks, the RSS on Tuesday said Hindutva does not mean 'Hindu-ism' but 'Hindu-ness'. #Politics #Religion #BJP #NewsTracker #Hinduism #TheySaidIt #Hindutva #Ganga #RSS
Israel Jewish woman, Muslim man marry amid protests sparked by Gaza

Aug 18, 2014

Israel Jewish woman, Muslim man marry amid protests sparked by Gaza

The groom told Israel's Channel 2 TV the protesters failed to derail the wedding or dampen its spirit. "We will dance and be merry until the sun comes up. We favour coexistence," he said. #World #Religion #NewsTracker #Israel #UN #Palestine #Gaza #jewish #Arabs #Israel-Arab conflict #Interfaith marriage #Ethnicity
Meerut gangrape, forced conversion Police arrest main accused

Aug 14, 2014

Meerut gangrape, forced conversion Police arrest main accused

One more person was arrested today in connection with alleged abduction, gangrape and religious conversion of a 20-year-old girl in Meerut district. #Religion #Rape #Meerut #Crimes against women #forced conversion #Meerut gangrape
Bhagwat's 'Hindustan' theory reflects RSS fear of irrelevance under Modi

Aug 12, 2014

Bhagwat's 'Hindustan' theory reflects RSS fear of irrelevance under Modi

Bhagwats arguments may be opaque, but his motives are not. While the ruling party keeps compromising the core saffron agenda, the RSS has to stay in the news to quell any rising doubts about its relevance in the changed scenario. #India #Mayawati #Religion #BJP #Sitaram Yechury #PoliticalPlay #RSS #Mohan Bhagwat #Hindu #Praveen Togadia #VHP #Hindustan #Hindu state #Bhagwat #Way of life

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If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Dec 19, 2013

If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Religion is supposed to be a personal equation between man and God. But is it actually? #OnOurMind #World #India #Religion #Blasphemy #Public life
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Jun 21, 2012

Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

A scholar of Hinduism at Harvard envisions India as a "sacred landscape" that existed as a geographical entity in people's cultural imagination long before cartographers, and modern historians, gave it a formal form. #Religion #Hinduism #Faith #Geography #Diana L. Eck

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Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Aug 19, 2014

90’s heartthrob Andrew Keegan starts own religion

He was the 90’s teen idol with smoldering dark eyes and luscious black hair who rose to fame by playing the quintessential bad boy in “Full House,” “7th Heaven” and“10 Things I Hate About You.” Now, Andrew Keegan can add religious leader to his list ...
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Aug 20, 2014

Religion news in brief

Captured American journalist's employer seeks prayers BOSTON (AP) — The head of a Boston media firm has asked for prayers for the family of American journalist James Foley...
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Aug 19, 2014

90’s heartthrob Andrew Keegan starts own religion

He was the 90’s teen idol with smoldering dark eyes and luscious black hair who rose to fame by playing the quintessential bad boy in “Full House,” “7th Heaven” and“10 Things I Hate About You.” Now, Andrew Keegan can add religious leader to his list ...