Public hype over the Facebook post, which was fuelled by aggressive comments by local leaders, led to the violent attacks on Hindus
It has been a month since the attacks on the Hindu community in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district, but police have yet to learn the exact motive behind the post of the controversial image [...]
December 1, 2016
Communities are deprived of livelihood by bans on their traditional arts. Has the elite ever protested? Had the fever-pitch anxiety about a four-day meat ban, in deference to the Jain community’s Paryushan, remained confined to TV anchors and the handpicked chatterati who appear on TV debates, one would have ignored it as another passing storm [...]
HYV has also decided to approach both state & central governments to ensure that tribals get their rights.
Alleging largescale religious conversion of tribals in areas located on the Indo-Nepal border by Christian missionaries, Hindu Yuva Vahini — led by Gorakhpur BJP MP Yogi Adityanath — has announced that it will develop such villages and also [...]
November 24, 2016
Minority communities’ 3,307 houses and businesses and 1,104 temples and idols were damaged in the country in last four years, show media and rights groups’ reports. Rights groups blamed influential land grabbers for the attacks on houses, businesses, community and family temples and even thatched dwellings of the minority groups, both religious and ethnic. The [...]
Pankaj Mishra, a novelist and essayist, internationally acclaimed too is again back with his anti-India and anti-Modi rhetoric in New York Times, which misses no opportunity in bashing every Indian thing. Pankaj Mishra is known for bashing every Indian thing, as he has internalized the Western viewpoints about India in such a manner that a [...]
Speaking to HT on the sidelines of the three-day national Lokmanthan that started here on Saturday, Frawley said he doesn’t believe in Left or Right. “The so called rise of Right or Hindu right is exaggerated. And to begin with I don’t believe in such terms like Right or Left. I am a practicing American [...]
November 13, 2016
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Mustafa, an under-trial lodged in Mysuru prison succumbed to injuries he suffered when clashes broke out between inmates in the Mysuru Central Jail on Thursday. Mustafa was lodged in prison since 6 months after he was arrested in connection with the murder of Bajrang Dal worker Prashanth Poojari [...]
November 10, 2016
The controversial "Draize" irritation tests that measure eye and skin irritation using rabbits are banned in several countries.
In a major victory for animal rights campaigners, the Union Health Ministry has prohibited use of the cruel and obsolete “Draize” irritation tests that involve using rabbits. [...]
November 8, 2016
Remembering the massive Hindu Killing by Smt. Indira Gandhi in a day of Gopastami 50 years ago in Delhi. While a report says 375, a participant says 5000 Hindus were brutally killed by bullet spray by Delhi police and buried in unknown places.
In 1966, Hindu organizations agitated to demand a ban on [...]
The idol of Hindu Goddess Lakshmi, stolen from a vandalised temple, was found in a mosque in Bangladesh’s Nasirnagar, six days after communal violence rocked Brahmanbaria district, even as a Muslim youth was caught torching a Kali temple in another area on Saturday, media reports said Police arrested Sumon Islam, after he torched the Satpai [...]
November 6, 2016