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Christian girl throws acid on, slashes Hindu partner who refused to convert.

Christian girl throws acid on, slashes Hindu partner who refused to convert.

Bengaluru: A jilted lover threw acid on her boyfriend and then slashed his face with a knife in the city on Monday night, as he was reportedly taking too long to decide on marrying her and refusing to convert to Christianity. [...]

January 18, 2017 HHR Archives, India 0

Jallikattu Ban: ‘Send Them to the Butchers’ Is Now the Only Option

Jallikattu Ban: ‘Send Them to the Butchers’ Is Now the Only Option

The ban on Jallikattu isn’t an act of mercy on bulls. It hastens the road to the destruction of local breeds, which started with the government’s cross-breeding (with foreign breeds) programme in the 60s. I visit the cattle market in rural Madurai for a ground report. From Jallikattu to the Meat Factory [...]

January 17, 2017 HHR Archives, India 0

Sri Hindu Takht leader shot dead in Ludhiana

Sri Hindu Takht leader shot dead in Ludhiana

Two motorcycle-borne men shot Amit Sharma, 35, district publicity manager of an organisation called Sri Hindu Takht, near Jagraon Bridge in Ludhiana around 9pm on Saturday. Sharma, who had joined the organisation two months ago, had come to meet a friend at a flower shop near a temple. He was about to get back into [...]

January 15, 2017 HHR Archives, India 0

Heartwarming story of a dog who walked 600km to keep a Sabarimala pilgrim company

Heartwarming story of a dog who walked 600km to keep a Sabarimala pilgrim company

Naveen first saw Malu on December 8, on the second day of his nearly 700km pilgrimage by foot from the Mookambika temple in Kollur, Udupi to the Sabarimala shrine in Pathanamthitta. Naveen had no way of knowing then that he had found a friend of a lifetime, who would stay by his side through thick [...]

December 28, 2016 HHR Archives, India, Spirituality/Culture 0

To stop ‘tribal conversion’, Adityanath outfit to take on Christian missionaries

To stop ‘tribal conversion’, Adityanath outfit to take on Christian missionaries

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 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on To stop ‘tribal conversion’, Adityanath outfit to take on Christian missionaries

Accused in Bajrang Dal worker murder case killed in Mysuru jail

Accused in Bajrang Dal worker murder case killed in Mysuru jail

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 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on Accused in Bajrang Dal worker murder case killed in Mysuru jail

India : Testing of cosmetics on rabbits banned

India : Testing of cosmetics on rabbits banned

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 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on India : Testing of cosmetics on rabbits banned

Remembering the 7th Nov 1966 Gopastami Hindu Massacre in Delhi

Remembering the 7th Nov 1966 Gopastami Hindu Massacre in Delhi

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 [...]

November 7, 2016 HHR Archives, History, India, World Focus Comments Off on Remembering the 7th Nov 1966 Gopastami Hindu Massacre in Delhi

Forced into prostitution after Triple Talaq, Muslim woman decides to become Hindu

Forced into prostitution after Triple Talaq, Muslim woman decides to become Hindu

A Muslim woman in Ghaziabad has reportedly announced she would convert to Hinduism as she can't tolerate the Triple Talaq and Halala provisions of Islam. A Muslim woman in Ghaziabad has reportedly announced she would convert to Hinduism as she can’t tolerate the Triple Talaq and Nikah Halala provisions of Islam. Hindi Daily Dainik Jagran reported [...]

November 4, 2016 HHR Archives, India, News updates Comments Off on Forced into prostitution after Triple Talaq, Muslim woman decides to become Hindu

Women’s group moves SC over Sabarimala entry, says ‘We are Ready To Wait’

Women’s group moves SC over Sabarimala entry, says ‘We are Ready To Wait’

Nearly two months after a counter campaign #Ready To Wait took social media by storm, with a group of Malayali women saying that they were willing to wait till the age of 50 to enter the Sabarimala shrine, the group has now moved the Supreme Court seeking to be a party to the case. [...]

October 27, 2016 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on Women’s group moves SC over Sabarimala entry, says ‘We are Ready To Wait’