Thursday 08th December 2016,
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British Broad (Caste)ing Corporation’s Racist Obsession with ‘Caste’

British Broad (Caste)ing Corporation’s Racist Obsession with ‘Caste’

Just two days ago the BBC put on its website the ominously entitled “What is India’s caste system?”. A rhetorical question indeed because anyone familiar with the BBC’s constant anti-Hindu bias would already know exactly where that sort of vitriol was headed; blame directly apportioned to Hinduism, Hindu beliefs, Hindu civilisation and especially Hindu texts. [...]

February 27, 2016 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Hindu Phobics, World Focus 0

Britain cannot simply Ignore these Anti-Hindu Extremists

Britain cannot simply Ignore these Anti-Hindu Extremists

The election of Narendra Modi as the choice for millions in the world’s largest democracy is a bit galling to those whose concept of ‘democratic’ resembles Lenin’s armed force against the elected government of Alexander Kerensky in revolutionary Russia. Yet even before Modi’s election in what proved to be a pivotal moment in Indian democracy [...]

May 18, 2014 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, World Focus 1

Notorious Wendy Doniger hosted by the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

Notorious Wendy Doniger hosted by the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

“On Hinduism is a treat. For those who already know and admire Wendy Doniger’s work, this is a handy (if hefty) compendium of many of her essays…. For those who are reading her for the first time, the book is a marvellous introduction to the multiple ways that Hinduism can be approached and understood through [...]

December 1, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 4

Tattoo Artists to offer free swastika inkings in bid to ‘reclaim’ symbol from Nazis

Tattoo Artists to offer free swastika inkings in bid to ‘reclaim’ symbol from Nazis

Fancy having something controversial imprinted on your skin forever? Well, some tattoo parlours will be giving out free swastika tattoos next week. The event is called “Learn to love the swastika” and is being held next Wednesday at parlours across the world. Organisers of the global event posted on Facebook that the event was to [...]

November 12, 2013 HHR News updates 0

Video : The Story of the Swastika

Video : The Story of the Swastika

For many, the swastika has become a symbol synonymous with the Nazis and fascism. But this film reveals the fascinating and complex history of an emblem that is, in fact, a religious symbol, with a sacred past. For the almost one billion Hindus around the world, the swastika lies at the heart of religious practices [...]

November 11, 2013 HHR HHR Videos 0

The Swastika Story: How an ancient sacred symbol became adopted by the Nazis

The Swastika Story: How an ancient sacred symbol became adopted by the Nazis

It was nearing Diwali and my family had started decorating our home here in london a few days ahead of date. My grandparents are strictly against using artificial light bulbs and decorations when it comes to adorning the house for spiritual purposes and prefer traditional “diyas” and “rangolis” instead. So we carefully lit the entire [...]

June 22, 2012 Rudra History 3