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Trust files PIL in SC to restrain derogatory remarks against Sai Baba

Sep 17, 2014

Trust files PIL in SC to restrain derogatory remarks against Sai Baba

The case was mentioned before a bench of justices AR Dave and UU Lalit but Justice Dave recused himself from hearing the case. #Sai Baba #NewsTracker #Hinduism #Sai Baba followers #Saidham Charitable Trust
Why MF Husain's Ganesha painting was removed from JW Marriott exhibition

Sep 10, 2014

Why MF Husain's Ganesha painting was removed from JW Marriott exhibition

A report on The Times of India says that Husain's painting was a part of 75 artists' works that were being exhibited in JW Marriott, Mumbai. However, a guest at the hotel took offense to the painting and wrote a scathing letter to the hotel, following which the exhibitors removed the work. #Hinduism #MF Husain #MF Husain's Ganesha painting #protests against MF Husain's paintings #Hindu religion
Ban religious conversion? It is a 'thaka hua' idea that ignores history

Sep 10, 2014

Ban religious conversion? It is a 'thaka hua' idea that ignores history

This is a counter-view to an piece we published on whether a ban on proselytisation makes sense in India #Islam #InMyOpinion #Hinduism #Nehru #BR Ambedkar #Christianity #Constitution #Freedom of Religion #Religion Conversion
Battling 'love jihad' BJP MLA wants Muslim men kept out of garbas in MP

Sep 10, 2014

Battling 'love jihad' BJP MLA wants Muslim men kept out of garbas in MP

A BJP MLA from MP has directed her party workers to make sure that no Muslim youth is allowed to enter garba venues in her constituency in Indore #Uttar Pradesh #BJP #Islam #BeatThis #Hinduism #Madhya Pradesh #Yogi Adityanath #Muslim youths #Love jihad #communal fire #forceful conversions #hindu girls
Is religious conversion really a fundamental right, or can we ban it?

Sep 08, 2014

Is religious conversion really a fundamental right, or can we ban it?

India adopted a flawed European model of secularism on the basis of Nehruvian aversion to local Dharmic traditions where faith does not come from an acceptance of universal truth. #InMyOpinion #Hinduism #religious conversion #Proselytisation #Abrahamic Religions #Islam Christianity

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Why Wendy Doniger's book shouldn't be banned

Feb 11, 2014

Why Wendy Doniger's book shouldn't be banned

The problem is primarily that we do not write books about our history. We read books written by people of other countries to understand ourselves. Those works become subject of discussion. #Hinduism #LetterstoFP #Wendy Doniger #Wendy Doniger: The Hindus
Wendy Doniger's 'The Hindus': Silent majority should speak up

Feb 11, 2014

Wendy Doniger's 'The Hindus': Silent majority should speak up

We are being pushed towards intolerance by constant media badgering of the right wing. They dont highlight anything good done by the so called right wing groups. They propagate a history which has been proven to be absurd and trash. #Hinduism #LetterstoFP #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus

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Wendy Doniger's 'The Hindus': Silent majority should speak up

Sep 11, 2014

The strange dichotomy - practicing a Hindu culture but with an OBL political mind

We have a reformed and edited version of the desert Islam acclimatised to the subcontinent. Our forefathers shunned the desert version and rather married the traditions of Hinduism and Hindu culture into a version that is quite colourful. Our culture...