Latest News on Hindus
Showing of 0 - 10 from 262 results
Hindus - Total results - 262
Feb 02, 2019
Why is the onus only on Hindus to accept Muslims and not the other way round?Hindus feel victimised in a Hindu-majority country and in turn, some demonise Muslims, most of whom are descendants of victims of the conquerors and forced converts.
Jan 31, 2019
BJP seeks 'middle ground' as North East shuns citizenship bill, but quest to make inroads in Bengal seems greater priorityThe Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019, relaxes the eligibility rules to get Indian citizenship for immigrants belonging to six minority religions — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians — from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
Jan 30, 2019
Prayers at Kendriya Vidyalayas: Identifying Sanskrit with Hinduism puts many State-run institutions under scannerThe moot point is if reciting three sentences in Sanskrit followed by a prayer which only invokes the divinity without any specific reference to any Hindu deity amounts to imparting religious instructions.
Jan 24, 2019
Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before lawThere has been much criticism on how the Citizenship Amendment Bill, by selectively picking six religious denominations, violates the core principles of equality before the law (Article 14) embedded in India’s Constitution.
Jan 10, 2019
Early resolution of Ayodhya dispute will benefit both Hindus and Muslims, says Minorities Commission chief Syed Ghayorul Hasan RizviNational Commission for Minorities chairperson Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said on Thursday that no hindrance should be created in the hearing of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute in the Supreme Court, saying the earliest resolution of it will benefit both Hindus and Muslims.
Jan 07, 2019
After 'Jinnah' comment, BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma says Hindus will be minority in Assam if Citizenship Bill is not passedThe senior BJP leader stood by his "Jinnah's legacy" remark and said those who are protesting against him do not know the history of Assam and its formation during the partition of India.
Dec 31, 2018
RSS scrambles for new strategy in Hindu-dominated Jammu and Buddhist-dominated Ladakh as BJP loses valuable vote bankIn Jammu, the BJP had assured to end the perceived hegemony of Muslim-dominated Kashmir, scrapping of Article 370, and deportation of Rohingyas settled in Jammu and seen as a security threat by locals. With all these promises remaining just on papers, Hindus in Jammu have now lost faith in the party.
Dec 12, 2018
Meghalaya HC judge asks Centre to allow citizenship to immigrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan without questionThe Meghalaya High Court has urged the prime minister, law minister and Parliament to bring a legislation to allow citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis, Christians, Khasis, Jaintias and Garos, who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
Nov 29, 2018
BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for treesThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre seems to have put on hold its plans to amend the existing Citizenship Act in order to facilitate the grant of citizenship to Buddhists, Christians, Jains, Hindus, Parsis and Sikhs from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Nov 25, 2018
Uddhav Thackeray asks BJP govt to bring ordinance on Ram Mandir, says sentiments of Hindus can't be hurt any furtherShiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday in a press conference in Ayodhya said that the BJP government at the Centre "may not last" if the Ram Temple is not constructed at Ayodhya and demanded that an ordinance be brought in to pave for its way, warning that emotions of Hindus should not be taken for granted.