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1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

To each his own: Modus vivendi between Modi and RSS?

Although the assertions of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat about India being a Hindu nation and that all its citizens are Hindus in a cultural sense have long been among the basic tenets of the Hindu nationalist outfit, the reiteration of these old postulates undoubtedly has something to do with the Bharatiya Janata Party's ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

BJP activists booked for celebrating Ananthamurthys death

Karnataka Police have registered a case against alleged BJP and Hindu Jagarana Vedike activists who burst crackers to "celebrate" the death of famed writer UR Ananthamurthy.

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8 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Soft Hindutva plank for 2016 polls in Kerala

The sizeable vote-share gains in the parliamentary polls have infused the BJP with optimism about its political fortunes in Kerala, a state where it is yet to open its account - both in the 140-member assembly and the 20 Lok Sabha seats.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Ramya Ramnarayan and Rajika Puri share stories and dances of devotion

A portion of Bharata Natyam performances is typically dedicated to telling stories with the aid of mimetic gestures.

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TrekEarth

The Snake Goddess

On the outskirts of Jalpaiguri town, the location pictured here is associated with 'Devi Choudhurani' who was famous as a bandit queen.

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Merinews

Jaipur Ganesha temples decked up for Lord's birth anniversary celebrations

With Ganesha Chaturthi around the corner, the Ganesha temples at Moti Dungri, Surajpole, Badi Chaupar and Nahargarh localicities of Jaipur are being decked up.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

TrekEarth

Confluence of Pinder and Alaknanda

Hello friends, I visited Karnaprayag in the month of October, 2012 via Srinagar and Rudraprayag.

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The Jersey Journal

Hindus celebrate Lord Krishna's 5,240 birthday in Jersey City

Sunday was a birthday celebration more than 5,000 years in the making. Krishna, the eighth incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu, turned 5,240 this weekend, and hundreds of people gathered in Jersey City's Govinda Sanskar Kendra Center and temple Sunday night to mark the occasion.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Telegraph

BJP braces for battle against trio

The BJP is banking on the RSS and numerical strength of its traditional voters - Brahmins and Banias - to retain its bastion of Bhagalpur at a time the Congress-JDU-RJD have fielded a common candidate.

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Hindustan Times

Mandal already looks a wobbly plank

Will their fallback position hold? Mandal chieftains Lalu Prasad of the RJD and Nitish Kumar of the JD are not sure, although the photographs of their joined hands and big smiles seek to paint a different picture for the voting public.

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Newkerala.com

Devotees take part in annual Kamakhya Temple festival

Devotees from various parts of the country thronged the Kamakhya Temple in Assam to witness the three-day Deodhani Dance Festival.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

What's so special about this photograph?

Have you heard of the mythical cave temple of Hinglaj Mata similar to Vaishno Devi? Or the accounts of a Muslim gatekeeper at the Shiv Mandir in Umerkot across the border? A new title, Historic Temples in Pakistan by Reema Abbasi with photos by Madiha Aijaz, presents spiritual myths and urban legends that are a window into the syncretic past of the ... (more)

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The Telegraph

BJP defends Sangh definition of 'Hindu'

New Delhi, Aug. 19: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the BJP today ramped up their defence of Sangh chief Mohanrao Bhagwat's statement that "Hindutva constitutes the identity of our nation", a day after the Congress assailed the remark.

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India.com

Sant Tulisdas Jayanti fete at Hindu Mandir of Lake County

The Hindu Mandir of Lake County celebrated the birth anniversary of Sant Goswami Tulsidas, the author of Ram Charitmanas, with utmost gaiety as it is also celebrated with lots of respect and honor to him all over the world.

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Merinews

RSS Chief's reiteration of Hindutva definition somehow appears ambiguous this time

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has once again reiterated his new found definition of 'Hindutva' while saying that 'Hindustan is a Hindu nation, Hindutva is its identity and Hinduism can incorporate other religions too!'.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rediff.com

#Is India A Hindu Nation?

IS THEIR ANY MUSLIM COUNTRY IN THE WORLD IS SECULAR? WHAT IS THE MEANING OF SECULAR ? IT MEANS MUSLIM VOTE BANK IN INDIA.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

All in a name

Nepali Dalit movement is divided over the word Dalit itself. Time and again questions have been raised about the term and its connotations.

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The Nation

Hinduism encompasses all paths

One of the most appealing aspects of Hinduism for non-Hindus has always been its acceptance of other faiths as valid paths to God.

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Outlook

Sangh Should Stop Fooling People: Cong, SP Flay Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today came under attack from political parties including Congress and Samajwadi Party for his controversial remarks that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity.

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Merinews

New Jersey Hindus to unite behind push for Diwali holiday in Millburn schools

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has given a call to all the Hindus of New Jersey to come forward and wholeheartedly support volunteers making efforts to introduce Diwali as a holiday in New Jersey's Millburn Township School District .

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