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Hindu Yuba Chattra Parishad lodges complaint against AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal for his remark on Hindu girls
India

Hindu Yuba Chattra Parishad lodges complaint against AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal for his remark on Hindu girls

Ajmal on Friday said that Hindus should adopt the Muslim formula and get their children married at a young age

Why it’s fashionable to denigrate Hinduism: Pathetic ignorance of people like Ramesh Jarkiholi
Opinion

Why it’s fashionable to denigrate Hinduism: Pathetic ignorance of people like Ramesh Jarkiholi

If you want to prove your ‘secular’ credentials, or advertise your belief in ‘rationalism’, the best short-cut is to denigrate Hindus, the word Hindu, and Hinduism

'Hindu hater' Rajendra Pal Gautam among AAP star campaigners for Delhi municipal polls
Politics

'Hindu hater' Rajendra Pal Gautam among AAP star campaigners for Delhi municipal polls

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) list for the Delhi Municipal Corporation elections is headed by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann are some of the other high profile names

I will not believe in Hindu Gods: Congress Mayor Hema Deshmukh caught red handed at anti-Hindu mass conversion event
India

I will not believe in Hindu Gods: Congress Mayor Hema Deshmukh caught red handed at anti-Hindu mass conversion event

The BJP has accused Congress Mayor Hema Deshmukh in Chhattisgarh of hurting the sentiments of Hindus by participating in a mass conversion program at Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh

Andhra Pradesh: Hindu temple vandalised in Prakasam, BJP slams Jagan Mohan Reddy
India

Andhra Pradesh: Hindu temple vandalised in Prakasam, BJP slams Jagan Mohan Reddy

The incident came to light when the priest reached the temple on Monday morning. The incident reportedly took place at Kanaparthi village in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh

VHP to launch campaign against conversion of Hindus in West Bengal
India

VHP to launch campaign against conversion of Hindus in West Bengal

According to the VHP, the conversion of Hindus to other religions is more in the remote areas of several districts in West Bengal such as Purba Medinipur, Paschim Medinipur and South 24 Parganas

WATCH: Kashmiri Muslim youth vandalise Hurriyat Conference headquarters to protest Pandit killings
Politics

WATCH: Kashmiri Muslim youth vandalise Hurriyat Conference headquarters to protest Pandit killings

The protesters assembled outside the office of the Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Conference at Rajbagh in Srinagar and held a protest. They held the Hurriyat responsible for the bloodshed in Kashmir Valley

Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah gives shocking statement, 'justifies' killings of Kashmiri Hindus
Politics

Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah gives shocking statement, 'justifies' killings of Kashmiri Hindus

In a shocking statement, Farooq Abdullah said on Monday that the incidents of target killings of Hindus in Jammu and Kashmir are not going to stop until Article 370 is restored

Kashmir: Another Kashmiri Pandit killed by terrorists in Shopian
India

Kashmir: Another Kashmiri Pandit killed by terrorists in Shopian

The victim has been identified as Puran Krishan. He was attacked by terrorists near his residence in the Chowdhary Gund area of Shopian district in Kashmir

Mukesh Ambani prays at Badrinath, Kedarnath; donates Rs 5 crore
India

Mukesh Ambani prays at Badrinath, Kedarnath; donates Rs 5 crore

Mukesh Ambani is a frequent visitor to the Badrinath and Kedarnath temples. He often visits the two Hindu pilgrimage sites with his family

Delhi: AAP leader insults Hindu Gods, BJP demands apology
India

Delhi: AAP leader insults Hindu Gods, BJP demands apology

On the day of Vijayadashami on Wednesday, a program was held in the presence of AAP leader Rajendra Pal Gautam at Ambedkar Bhawan located on Rani Jhansi Road in Karolbagh. In this, people not only took initiation into Buddhism, but also took an oath that they would not worship Hindu gods and goddess

Islamist jihadis unleash misinformation war on Hindus in UK, police call out lies
World

Islamist jihadis unleash misinformation war on Hindus in UK, police call out lies

The local police in Leicester has confirmed that a report in wich a 28-year-old Muslim man - identified as Mohammed Shakil Abdullah - had claimed that he was attacked by a gang of Hindu extremists belonging to the RSS on September 10, was false

Dharma Files | Some limitations of Marxism in an Indian context
India

Dharma Files | Some limitations of Marxism in an Indian context

Marxist historians apply a paradigm developed in the West to India, resulting at times in obfuscation rather than illumination in the case of India

Pakistan: Hindu woman assaulted in Bahawalpur, doctors refuse treatment
World

Pakistan: Hindu woman assaulted in Bahawalpur, doctors refuse treatment

A large number of people gathered outside the district police office and deputy commissioner's office in Bahawalpur. They demand that atrocities on Hindus and other minorities in Pakistan should stop

Dharma Files | On sharing one’s faith: Varieties of ecumenism
World

Dharma Files | On sharing one’s faith: Varieties of ecumenism

As we move up the mountain of spiritual progress, differences seem to appear less important

From Kashmir and Bengal to now Jharkhand: Will Hindus ever wake up?
Opinion

From Kashmir and Bengal to now Jharkhand: Will Hindus ever wake up?

In Jharkhand, a Hindu girl was set ablaze for refusing a marriage proposal by a Muslim. Do such crimes deserve just a few years of imprisonment? We need to realise that acts of such brutality deserve no leniency

Firstpost Podcast: Understanding rising intolerance towards interfaith relationships in India
Explainers

Firstpost Podcast: Understanding rising intolerance towards interfaith relationships in India

Why are interfaith matches in India going wrong? Tune in to find out

BJP's Pasmanda Muslims push and the great electoral math
Politics

BJP's Pasmanda Muslims push and the great electoral math

Neglected and ignored by the dominant Ashraaf community, BJP's outreach towards Ajlaf Indian Muslims has rich political dividends in store

Two forgotten genocides of 20th century: Time to admit historical follies and start rapprochement
India

Two forgotten genocides of 20th century: Time to admit historical follies and start rapprochement

Only by admitting what actually happened in Malabar and Kashmir, we can take the first step towards negotiation and conflict resolution

From Max Muller to Audrey Truschke: Bigotry and lies in the guise of academic freedom
India

From Max Muller to Audrey Truschke: Bigotry and lies in the guise of academic freedom

Truschke’s ‘historical’ claims are absurd and obviously based on a combination of resentment, hostility, ignorance and an American-Christian superiority complex. Her understanding of Hinduism is at best superficial, savage and unsophisticated