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HHR Video : Cow’s Head Left at Hindu Sanctuary in US

HHR Video : Cow’s Head Left at Hindu Sanctuary in US

Jackson Township, New York: State police are investigating a case of ethnic intimidation in Monroe County. Someone dumped a cow head at the home of a Hindu man over the weekend. Hinduism is a religion where the cow is a symbol of life and should never be killed. None of the 20 or so cows [...]

March 23, 2016 HHR Archives, HHR Videos 0

Behind Pankaj Mishra’s rants: A pathology of Hindu-phobia and self hate

Behind Pankaj Mishra’s rants: A pathology of Hindu-phobia and self hate

One has to hand it to The New York Times. If you can’t be overtly racist and negative on India, the next best thing to do is to get a disgruntled Indian intellectual, someone cut off from his roots, to do the job. No one can then accuse you of racism. This, in short, is [...]

February 18, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Hindu Phobics 0

US : An unknown suspect sets fire to 40 religious Hindu flags

US : An unknown suspect sets fire to 40 religious Hindu flags

Police are looking for a man who set fire to 40 religious Hindu flags outside a home in Queens, cops said Sunday. The incident, which was caught on surveillance and being pursued as a hate crime by the NYPD, happened on 89th Ave. and 80th St. in Woodhaven around 1:15 a.m. on Nov. 26, police [...]

December 1, 2015 HHR Archives, News updates 0

Jewish clergy demand Idaho politician apologize for Hinduism remark

Jewish clergy demand Idaho politician apologize for Hinduism remark

Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll refused to attend invocation because of Hindu chaplain, calling it ‘a false faith with false gods’ WASHINGTON — An Idaho state senator’s description of Hinduism as “a false faith with false Gods” drew calls from Jewish clergy for an apology. Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll joined two other Republican senators in refusing to attend [...]

September 18, 2015 HHR Archives, World Focus 0

Despite five attacks this year, Hindu temples in the US are growing in spirit and scale

Despite five attacks this year, Hindu temples in the US are growing in spirit and scale

If you read between the lines of the vandalized signboard in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, you’ll see more than just 60 bullet holes perforating the blue sans serif lettering that reads ‘Hindu Temple’. The punctures, though ominous, do little to threaten the place of the Hindu temple – in Forsyth County, and the rest of America. [...]

August 14, 2015 HHR Archives, Global Hindus 0

Hindu holiday celebrated on the streets of St. Louis County

Hindu holiday celebrated on the streets of St. Louis County

ST. LOUIS COUNTY • A chorus of upbeat song and dance reverberated through subdivisions here Sunday morning, as those who practice Hinduism celebrated Rath Yatra — a holiday in which figures of deities are brought out to the public. Hundreds of faithful pulled a chariot carrying figures of three decorated Hindu deities from the Hindu Temple of [...]

August 2, 2015 HHR Archives 0

Narendra Modi and Barack Obama : A New Vision for Both India and World Hinduism

Narendra Modi and Barack Obama : A New Vision for Both India and World Hinduism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States brought about many glowing statements from the American government, both about Modi and about India. These included productive meetings with President Barack Obama, Vice-President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State John Kerry, who were quite elated with Modi’s visit. The camaraderie extended to Bill and Hillary [...]

October 7, 2014 Vamadev Shastri Analysis/Insights, Articles 0

Video : Hindu temple vandalised in US

Video : Hindu temple vandalised in US

  A Hindu temple in the US state of Georgia was vandalised by unknown miscreants over the weekend, a Hindu American organisation said on Wednesday. According to local media, members of Vishwa Bhavan Mandir in the Monroe city of Georgia found graffiti and profanity displayed on their place of worship early Saturday morning. Spray painted messages [...]

August 7, 2014 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, World Focus 0

Bangladeshi American student arrested for conspiring jihad against Hindus, Jews

Bangladeshi American student arrested for conspiring jihad against Hindus, Jews

WASHINGTON, DC: A young man of Bangladeshi origin has been arrested in Austin, Texas under allegations that he has been consorting with foreign terrorist networks to help plan attacks on US soil. Rahatul Ashikim Khan (23), along with alleged co-conspirator Michael Todd Wolfe (23), was formally charged with conspiring to commit terroristic acts by a [...]

June 28, 2014 HHR Archives, News updates 0

Not U.S., India Spearheaded in Combating Climate Change: Survey

Not U.S., India Spearheaded in Combating Climate Change: Survey

BANGALORE:  India is leading the way in combating the challenges of global warming while skeptical Americans still question climate change, according to a new global survey by Time magazine. Of the six countries polled, Indians were the likeliest to express deep concerns about energy and consumption and were the most committed to conservation and the [...]

June 18, 2014 HHR Archives, News updates 0