Hindus

Hindustan a country of Hindus but it doesn't exclude others: RSS chief

Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday reasserted that 'Hindustan' is a country of Hindus. However, he added that it does not mean that it doesn't belong to the "others".

Oct 28, 2017, 11:28 AM IST

Ban Friday namaz at Taj Mahal or allow Hindus to pray there too: RSS affiliate

An RSS-linked organisation has now demanded that Friday prayers at the historic monument located in Agra be banned. 

Oct 27, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

51 Hindu families migrated from Pak get Indian citizenship

As many as 51 Hindu families who had migrated from Pakistan several years ago were on Wednesday granted Indian citizenship.

Oct 25, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Tipu Sultan was mass rapist, brutal killer, wretched fanatic: Anantkumar Hegde

Union Minister of State for Skill Development Anantkumar Hegde has made it clear that he will not participate in any events in celebration of Tipu Sultan Jayanti. 

Oct 21, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

India is secular because most Hindus are secular: Former CEC Quraishi

Intolerance is indeed rising in society, former Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi has said.

Oct 01, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Hindus recount massacre in Myanmar as mass graves unearthed

Myanmar's army has defended its operation as a proportionate crackdown on the Rohingya "extremist terrorists".

Sep 27, 2017, 18:47 PM IST

Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar; Army blames Rohingya 'militants'

More than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since August 25.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar: Army

"Security members found and dug up 28 dead bodies of Hindus who were cruelly violently and killed by ARSA extremist Bengali terrorists in Rakhine State," a statement posted on the army chief`s website said.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Bangladesh Hindus cut down Durga Puja expense to fund Rohingyas

The puja celebration committees across Bangladesh had been asked to save and establish a fund to aid to the Rohingya refugees.

Sep 24, 2017, 11:34 AM IST

Slit my throat, but don't tell me what to do: Mamata Banerjee after Calcutta HC's order on idol immersion

Calcutta HC on Thursday allowed immersion of Durga idols on all days from Vijayadashami on September 30, including on Muharram in West Bengal.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Over 400 schools closed in Myanmar's Rakhine, 7 Hindus killed in attacks

A total of 418 schools in three townships in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state have been closed.

Sep 04, 2017, 22:15 PM IST

Avoid cow slaughter on Eid-ul-Azha: Darul Ifta Jamia Nizami to Muslims

In an attempt to spread communal harmony, Darul Ifta Jamia Nizami has appealed to Muslims in the country that they avoid slaughtering cows on Eid-ul-Azha to respect religious sentiments of Hindus.

Aug 23, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Bangladesh allows polygamy for Hindus, but bans divorcee remarriage

Some aspects of marriage laws for Hindus in Bangladesh mirror those for Muslims in India, according to a US government report.

Aug 16, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

US report lists attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan

A US government report on religious freedom lists attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan and elsewhere as well as restrictions on Sikhs in France and Denmark.

Aug 16, 2017, 12:40 PM IST

BJP MP counters opposition on mob lynching, says Muslims are descendants of Hindus

Majority of Muslims in India are descendants of Hindus, said a BJP MP in the Lok Sabha while participating in a debate on lynching on Monday.

Jul 31, 2017, 17:18 PM IST

Conspiracy against Hindus, PM in name of intolerance, lynching: BJP

"There is a war between two ideologies -- one that wants to disintegrate the country and the other represented by nationalists. The war will be won by the latter," party spokesperson Sambit Patra said.

Jul 09, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

No legal verdict can resolve Ayodhya dispute

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May 15, 2017, 12:24 PM IST

Communal tension in UP village leads to minority exodus after interfaith couple eloped

Following violence after a man eloped with a married woman from another faith, there has been an exodus of several families belonging to the minority community from Nandrauli village here.

May 14, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Muslim man uses pic of Lord Ganesha in wedding card to invite Hindu friends; family gets threat for bold move

This Muslim man has set an example of communal harmony.

May 02, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

Hindus should follow 'We two, our eight' policy: Religious guru

Hindu couples should have eight children each to protect their religion, a prominent religious leader has said.

May 01, 2017, 18:30 PM IST