Latest News on Hindus
Showing of 0 - 10 from 243 results
Hindus - Total results - 243
Sep 12, 2018
Had Congress lost closely-fought MLA seats from 1960 to 2000, India would've seen 11% more communal riots: StudyIf the Congress had lost all the elections it narrowly won at the district level between 1960 and 2000, India would have experienced 11 percent more Hindu-Muslim riots (1,114 instead of 998) and 46 percent more riot casualties (43,000 instead of 30,000), according to the study.
Sep 08, 2018
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat calls for unity among Hindus, says wild dogs can destroy lone lionRashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, speaking at the second World Hindu Congress (WHC) which coincides with the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s speech at the Parliament of World Religions in 1893 in Chicago, called on the world's Hindu community to come together in a tighter embrace although it is a "difficult" task.
Aug 28, 2018
Punjab's proposed amendment to blasphemy law Section 295 AA: Amarinder's move arms religious fanatics against free speechThe Punjab government's proposed decision to amend Section 295 AA, a law which makes acts of sacrilege against the holy books — Guru Granth Sahib, Gita, Quran, Bible — of major religions punishable with life imprisonment, is expected to cause quite an uproar as the bill will be tabled in Punjab assembly on Tuesday.
Jul 18, 2018
Pathalgadi movement: Ahead of polls, Chhattisgarh BJP attacks tribal practice as 'conspiracy' by Christian communityElection year in Chhattisgarh has stirred up all kinds of political plots, and the Pathalgadi movement is getting ensnared in it.
Jul 16, 2018
Pathalgadi movement: BJP's attempts to reap political dividends from ongoing rebellion fuel tribal ireThe ruling BJP in Chhattisgarh seems bent on reaping a political dividend from the ongoing Pathalgadi movement in the state by allegedly dividing tribals.
Jul 11, 2018
CPM-backed group to observe Ramayana month in Kerala: Party inching closer to Hindus to resist RSS' outreachThe CPM started involving itself in religious affairs after the party adopted a rectification document in 2009, allowing people having religious faith, to join the party
Jun 29, 2018
Narendra Modi's championing of Kabir ironic, given contrast between Bhakti poet's social radicalism and BJP's political visionDespite outward championing of Kabir, Modi's BJP will find a fundamental contradiction between their political vision and Bhakti poet's social radicalism
Jun 27, 2018
Emergency anniversary: Support from a servile middle class allows authoritarian regimes to take hold of IndiaThe 43rd anniversary of the imposition of the Emergency has spawned two parallel narratives, both suffering from the drawback of exclusively linking the authoritarian tendency in India to the personality of the prime minister helming the nation at a point of time.
Jun 21, 2018
Kairana alliance: A month after BJP's bypoll drubbing, Narendra Modi still a force in Hindutva labThough the opposition is united against BJP, the electorate seems divided. Just because it was defeated in Kairana bypolls, there is no reason for BJP to feel downcast.
Jun 11, 2018
Upper-caste Hindus least afraid of police, while Sikhs are religious community most fearful of cops, says reportUpper-caste Hindus fear police the least, are most likely to have a favourable opinion of them and are least likely to be contacted by them, says a report.