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The selective outrage over bans

The selective outrage over bans

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 [...]

November 28, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

Man who spread fake story about gau-rakshaks says he did it because he hates Hindus

Man who spread fake story about gau-rakshaks says he did it because he hates Hindus

“I lied because have hatred towards Hindus.” Barun is quoted as saying [...]

October 13, 2016 HHR Archives, India, News updates 0

Temple Elephants of Kerala : What is Brewing?

Temple Elephants of Kerala : What is Brewing?

Anyone in Kerala will have a story to tell of a cherished memory with an elephant. It is said that a true Malayali can identify elephants just by looking at it. As a person who grew up in Kerala, I can testify how the intelligent, gentle and majestic pachyderm has been an integral part of [...]

September 3, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, India 0

Hawaii GOP disavows their bigoted candidate for launching a holy war against Hindu Rep Tulsi Gabbard

Hawaii GOP disavows their bigoted candidate for launching a holy war against Hindu Rep Tulsi Gabbard

The chair of the Republican party of Hawaii is urging fellow party members to disavow his own congressional candidate in the 2nd District after the GOP candidate attacked Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) for her religion and faith. GOP candidate Angela Kaaihue issued a press release last week saying that Gabbard and former Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa [...]

August 22, 2016 HHR Archives, News updates, World Focus 0

Now Gau rakshaks to tell their version of cow slaughter

Now Gau rakshaks to tell their version of cow slaughter

NEW DELHI: In what could turn out to be the rekindling of half-century-old embers, a Delhi-based cow protection group is planning a massive memorial day for those killed in police firing in a 1966 agitation in Delhi. On November 7, 1966, thousands of people led by naked Naga sadhus and other Hindu religious leaders had [...]

August 10, 2016 HHR India, Spirituality/Culture, World Focus 0

India is intolerant, if I talk about Hindu religion, I am labelled as RSS here: Nitish Bhardwaj

India is intolerant, if I talk about Hindu religion, I am labelled as RSS here: Nitish Bhardwaj

Nitish Bhardwaj, the actor who immortalized Lord Krishna for Indian audience through B.R. Chopra’s Mahabharat makes a comeback to Hindi cinema with Ashutosh Gowariker’s Mohenjodaro. In an exclusive conversation with Indian Express.com, the former Parliamentarian spoke at length about the movie, his character and why, in his opinion, India is an intolerant nation. How did [...]

August 6, 2016 HHR Archives, India 0

Engineers, realtors: Gau rakshaks in Gujarat just a WhatsApp message away

Engineers, realtors: Gau rakshaks in Gujarat just a WhatsApp message away

Engineers, realtors and private professionals are among the 10,000 self-styled cow protectors spread across Gujarat’s 33 districts, who are just a WhatsApp message or phonecall away from hunting down vehicles suspected of ferrying cattle for slaughter. The cow-protection brigade has thrived in the past four years, forming 50 groups under the larger umbrella of the [...]

July 26, 2016 HHR Archives, India 0

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

Translating Ancient Hindu Texts (Agenda for conversion?)

Translating Ancient Hindu Texts (Agenda for conversion?)

Aside from the Bhagavad Gita and a sampling of the vast compendium of Hindu dharmic teachings, relatively few important texts have a comprehensive and detailed modern translation.  This is especially true for the Vedas.  For insight and understanding in English of ancient texts, such as the Vedas, one must often rely upon translations dating back [...]

June 2, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, World Focus 0

Target Hindu leaders to strike communal tension in India, get foreign jobs, said Dawood Ibrahim’s gang to lure people

Target Hindu leaders to strike communal tension in India, get foreign jobs, said Dawood Ibrahim’s gang to lure people

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday submitted charge sheet before a special court against 10 accused in the double murder case of BJP leaders in Bharuch, claiming the killings were part of a larger conspiracy involving co-accused located in Pakistan and South Africa. Reportedly, the Dawood Ibrahim’s D-Company had lured people by [...]

May 11, 2016 HHR Archives, India 0