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Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Lessons from Mahabharata, Ramayana and Gita may soon be taught in schools and colleges as part of the National Democratic Alliance government’s plan to rid the country of “cultural pollution” and inculcate “values” among young minds. Ministries of Culture and Human Resource Development are working on a plan to teach students about India’s cultural values [...]

September 10, 2015 HHR Archives, India 0

US Drain Inspector’s Religious Freedom Report Rejected by India

US Drain Inspector’s Religious Freedom Report Rejected by India

India’s government has rejected the findings of a report by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom that criticized the treatment of religious minorities since it came to power last year. The commission’s 2015 report said that since Narendra Modi’s party took over, religious minorities have been subject to derogatory comments by politicians linked [...]

May 1, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Articles 0

The Modi government’s Hindu agenda

The Modi government’s Hindu agenda

Narendra Modi’s accession to power has not entirely ended the international campaign against him, witness the petition (with most signatures found to be fraudulent) to Barack Obama to cancel Modi’s planned visit to Washington. It was floated by the Coalition Against Genocide, a platform of several dozen Muslim organizations and some Communist coattails, many of [...]

August 18, 2014 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights 0

‘Spitting, throwing waste in Ganga river could be punishable offence’

‘Spitting, throwing waste in Ganga river could be punishable offence’

Throwing waste in Ganga river is likely to be made a punishable offence and can land you behind bars. According to a proposed law which needs the approval of Union Water Resource Ministry, spitting, throwing garbage, polythene or waster in the holy river will be a punishable offence, as per news reports.  The central government [...]

June 11, 2014 HHR Articles, News updates 0

A Competition for Converts in Arunachal Pradesh

A Competition for Converts in Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR, Arunachal Pradesh — Though the event they advertised had passed a month earlier, the neon-colored posters remained, clinging to the state capital’s walls, lampposts and storefronts. On them were invitations to Indigenous Faith Day celebrations on Dec. 1, with slogans like “Culture without faith is body without soul,” and, more pointedly, “Imitation of alien [...]

February 7, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0