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Tulsi Gabbard Asks California Board To Describe Hinduism Accurately

Tulsi Gabbard Asks California Board To Describe Hinduism Accurately

Tulsi Gabbard, the first ever Hindu elected to the US House of Representatives, has asked a Californian educational board to give Hinduism its due place in school text books and not to describe it inaccurately as ‘religions of ancient India’. California State Board of Education is in final stages of revising and updating the K-12 [...]

July 14, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates, World Focus 16

California Lt Governor Gavin Newsom, top academicians seek fair portrayal of Hinduism in text books in US

California Lt Governor Gavin Newsom, top academicians seek fair portrayal of Hinduism in text books in US

Washington: California Lt Gov and a group of 40 top academicians have sought “accurate and fair” representation of Hinduism in school text books in the US state, which is currently in the process of revising. “I strongly encourage you to consider the perspective of young Indian-American and Hindu-American students and whether the proposed framework accurately [...]

July 14, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates, World Focus Comments Off on California Lt Governor Gavin Newsom, top academicians seek fair portrayal of Hinduism in text books in US

Jehovah’s Witnesses Destroy Ancient Indigenous Temple in Mexico

Jehovah’s Witnesses Destroy Ancient Indigenous Temple in Mexico

The criminals behind the destruction of a sacred millenia-old temple claimed they were serving god. Members of the Christian sect Jehovah’s Witness reportedly destroyed a sacred Indigenous archaeological heritage site in central eastern Mexico in an act of apparent religious intolerance, claiming the traditional rituals practiced at the ancient ceremonial place were “not Christian,” local media [...]

June 30, 2016 HHR Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice, News updates Comments Off on Jehovah’s Witnesses Destroy Ancient Indigenous Temple in Mexico

US ‘Hindu’ Ex-Marine Saved Many Lives In Orlando Massacre

US ‘Hindu’ Ex-Marine Saved Many Lives In Orlando Massacre

A former US Marine sergeant of Indian origin, Imran Yousuf, has been hailed as a hero for saving scores of lives at a Florida night club when a terrorist went on a rampage killing 49 people. When Yousuf, who was working as a bouncer at the Pulse night club catering to the gay community in [...]

June 17, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates Comments Off on US ‘Hindu’ Ex-Marine Saved Many Lives In Orlando Massacre

PM Modi thanks President Obama for returning India’s stolen cultural heritage

PM Modi thanks President Obama for returning India’s stolen cultural heritage

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on Monday on a three-day visit during which he will hold talks with President Barack Obama to review bilateral ties and address a joint session of the US Congress. Modi arrived at the Joint Base Andrews from Switzerland where he secured the European nation’s support for India’s NSG membership ahead of [...]

June 7, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates Comments Off on PM Modi thanks President Obama for returning India’s stolen cultural heritage

Two held in Mumbai for ‘insulting Goddess Kali’ on Facebook

Two held in Mumbai for ‘insulting Goddess Kali’ on Facebook

After a one-day police remand, the two men were sent to judicial custody. Police said one of them had created the image, while the other had circulated it. Saxena said the issue was volatile and could have caused tension ahead of Ramzan, so police requested the organisations not to take to the streets.Days after some [...]

May 29, 2016 HHR Archives, India, News updates Comments Off on Two held in Mumbai for ‘insulting Goddess Kali’ on Facebook

Video : Christian Police Officers Desecrate Temple in Kanyakumari

Video : Christian Police Officers Desecrate Temple in Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu (13th May 2016) – The Christian-majority Kanyakumari district saw a horrendous case of temple desecration by its majoritarian Christian police. The Koottalumoodu Bhagavathi Amman temple In Kanyakumari district of Tamilnadu (where christians are majority), conduct summer time festival every year. During the festival they burst firecrackers as part of festival at mid [...]

May 13, 2016 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, India, News updates 2

Hindu man hacked to death in Bangladesh

Hindu man hacked to death in Bangladesh

NEW DELHI—A Hindu man was hacked to death in central Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, following a spate of similar attacks in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation. Authorities are investigating whether the killing of Nikhil Joarder was connected to a 2012 complaint against him for alleged comments he made against Prophet Muhammad, said Aslam Khan, [...]

April 30, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, News updates Comments Off on Hindu man hacked to death in Bangladesh

The Disillusioned Hindu Returns

The Disillusioned Hindu Returns

On Sunday 7 August 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India condemned animal rights activist who have sought to protect cows from the butcher’s knife:   “I feel really angry at the way some people have opened shops in the name of cow protection. I have seen that some people commit anti-social activities through the night, [...]

April 17, 2016 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives, News updates 1

Parents offended by the ‘Far East religion’ of yoga, get ‘Namaste’ banned from school

Parents offended by the ‘Far East religion’ of yoga, get ‘Namaste’ banned from school

Breathe in, breathe out. “We need to direct our attention inward and connect to the breath,” yoga instructor Rachel Brathen writes in her New York Times best-selling book about the practice. “Focusing on our breath keeps us present, calms the mind, and allows us to develop the awareness of the body we need to practice [...]

March 24, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates Comments Off on Parents offended by the ‘Far East religion’ of yoga, get ‘Namaste’ banned from school