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Patels' OBC status demand: How the movement upsets Modi and BJP's Hindutva equation

Aug 28, 2015

Patels' OBC status demand: How the movement upsets Modi and BJP's Hindutva equation

The contradiction between Hindutva and ideas of social justice is embodied in Modis personality. He is the Hindu Hriday Samrat. He has also become an OBC leader, largely because he harped on it to harvest votes in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. It is because of these two attributes of his that the BJP succeeded in mustering a majority in the Lok Sabha on its own. #Gujarat #BJP #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Hindutva #OBC #Patel #reservation politics #Patels #Hardik Patel #Quota system in India #Hindu ideology
Religion in numbers: What 2011 Census reveals about India's communities

Aug 27, 2015

Religion in numbers: What 2011 Census reveals about India's communities

Population by Religious Community, the report based on findings from India's 2011 Census, was released on Tuesday by the office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India and it threw up some intriguing facts. #Census of India 2011 #Sikh #Government of India #Muslim #Hindu #Buddhist #christian #Registrar General of India #population by religious community
Pakistan SC orders to rebuild Hindu temple destroyed in 1997

Aug 27, 2015

Pakistan SC orders to rebuild Hindu temple destroyed in 1997

Pakistans Supreme Court has ordered the provincial government to hire a renowned architect for rebuilding the shrine destroyed by fanatics in 1997. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Muslim #Hindu #Hindu temple
Mangalore moral policing case: Hindu woman alleges she was harassed by Muslim man

Aug 25, 2015

Mangalore moral policing case: Hindu woman alleges she was harassed by Muslim man

The girl in Mangalore alleged that she was being harassed by the man who also misbehaved with her and claimed that she was in fact rescued from him by the group. #India #Religion #NewsTracker #communalism #Muslim Man #Hindu girl #Mangalore moral policing
Kashmiri Pandits in valley hold protest seeking minority status, jobs for youth

Aug 25, 2015

Kashmiri Pandits in valley hold protest seeking minority status, jobs for youth

An organisation of non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley held a protest to voice their demands including minority status for them and a job package for the youths. #NewsTracker #Kashmir Valley #Kashmiri Pandits #Hindu Welfare Society Kashmir #Protection of Hindu temples and shrines Bill
Osama bin Laden named Mahatma Gandhi as his inspiration in 1993 speech

Aug 18, 2015

Osama bin Laden named Mahatma Gandhi as his inspiration in 1993 speech

Terror mastermind Osama bin Laden in a 1993 speech invoked apostle of peace Mahatma Gandhi as he asked his supporters to boycott American goods and seek inspiration. #Gandhi #Osama bin Laden #NewsTracker #Osama #Hindu #Gandhiji #Bapu
PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi condemn Bangkok bomb blast

Aug 17, 2015

PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi condemn Bangkok bomb blast

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night condemned the bomb blast that took place outside a Hindu temple in Thai capital Bangkok. #World #India #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #NewsTracker #explosion #Hindu temple #PM Narendra Modi #Congress President #Bangkok bomb blast
Hindu by birth, but a Muslim now: Upper caste atrocities force Dalits in Haryana village to convert

Aug 17, 2015

Hindu by birth, but a Muslim now: Upper caste atrocities force Dalits in Haryana village to convert

These poor villagers of Bhagana had been facing atrocity of the upper caste Jats for years, but the worst happened in 2011, when a 280-acre government land (Shamlaat Zameen), which used to be a playground and was meant for social functions of the Dalits, was usurped by the upper-caste villagers. #ConnectTheDots #Haryana #Dalits #Muslim #Hindu #Upper caste
For brotherhood, unity and love: Muslim man from UP translates Hanuman Chalisa in Urdu

Aug 10, 2015

For brotherhood, unity and love: Muslim man from UP translates Hanuman Chalisa in Urdu

A Muslim youth in Uttar Pradesh has now translated Hindu prayer Hanuman Chalisa into Urdu after noted Urdu poet Anwar Jalalpuri came out with his rendition of Shrimad Bhagwad Gita. #Uttar Pradesh #Religion #ThingsWeLike #Muslims in India #Bhagwad Gita #Hanuman Chalisa #Brotherhood #Muslim-Hindu