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  1. Mumbai travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Independent

    ... daily 10.15am-6pm; R300/A 3) holds 50,000 Indian treasures - from Buddhist statues to a 17th-century manuscript of the Hindu epic Ramayana. Adjacent on the same road, the National Gallery of Modern Art (10) has works by Indian masters Vasudeo S ...


  2. Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Vermont schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Merinews

    Hindu community has urged are all schools in Vermont , public as well as private, to include Diwali, the most popular Hindu holy day, as a school holiday in their 2015-2016 school calendar and beyond. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with Hindu pupils and their families as they had to attend school on their most popular festival while many schools in the state were closed on some other religious holidays.


  3. What a movie cabbie saint viral post tell about faith in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    A pleasant, amusing, if overly long, yarn about a naked alien landing in maddening, modern-day India has become Bollywood's highest grosser ever, riding on a surge of controversy generated by the nutty Hindu fringe, which alleged the film, PK, insulted Hinduism. Public debates around a film always help its popularity, and that buzz was evident in ample measure when the Kannada film Shivam released two weeks ago.


  4. Hounded by bigots, author announces his own deathRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | DNA India

    ... Murugan on his Facebook account on Tuesday. In the prime of his creativity, the Tamil author, relentlessly hounded by Hindu fundamentalists and casteists, announced his decision to bid farewell to writing. To be muzzled into silence by the ...


  5. Enchanted feat of AbuRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Thiruvananthapuram, Jan. 14: Mohiniyattam, a temple dance form rooted in Hindu mythology and traditionally the preserve of women, has a new brand ambassador - who is not a woman. Kodiyil Mohammed Abu, a 48-year-old man from Kerala, has become the first Muslim to get a doctorate in Mohiniyattam - it means "dance of the enchantress" in Malayalam - that depicts Vishnu taking the form of the ethereally beautiful Mohini to seduce demons and win the nectar of immortality for the gods.


  6. 'Death' of a hounded novelistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Jan. 14: Tamil novelist Perumal Murugan announced he was quitting as an author and receding from public life after he was forced to apologise to fringe Hindu and caste groups which had objected to his depiction of women in his novel, Madhorubagan . "Perumal Murugan, the writer, is dead. 1 comment

  7. 500 WORDS: Chitra GaneshRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Artforum Intl.

    ... of divine feminine power, Shakti, of which the goddess Kali is a fierce iteration. Kali embodies time and change in Hindu and Buddhist writings such as the Vedas, Upanishads, and Devi Mahatmyam. According to these scriptures, we're living in ...


  8. Muslim man excels in classical Indian dance for Hindu womenRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Reuters

    An Indian man in the southern state of Kerala has become the first Muslim to receive a doctorate in a classical dance rooted in Hindu mythology which is traditionally the preserve of women. K.M. Abu, 47, has performed Mohiniyattam at more than 50 venues in Kerala in the past three decades and says that unlike some of his Muslim peers he had never been ostracized for daring to break with tradition in Hindu-majority India. 1 comment

  9. The Merchant on Venice' Brings to the Fore Indian Religious PrejudicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | India.com

    Indian emigrants bring to their adopted homelands not only their cuisine, their music, dance, and art, but also their prejudices. Such is the premise of the brilliantly written "Merchant on Venice," a play in iambic pentameter by Shishir Kurup that riffs on Hindu-Muslim animosity in contemporary Los Angeles.


  10. On the notion of a "creator" of modern yogaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | OUPblog

    Swami Vivekananda was a nineteenth-century Hindu reformer, missionary to the United States, and Indian nationalist who constructed and disseminated a system of modern yoga, which he called raja yoga . Yoga insiders and certain scholars of the history of yoga have frequently identified him as the "creator" or "father" of modern yoga, but that is just not accurate.


  11. Hot new brand Kush Kouture has arrivedRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | PR Leap

    ... boots to a knee high boot. If you want something with a little ore edge to it or in this case spike then check out the Hindu styles. Ladies these boots were made for walking on the edge with attitude! Need some clothing to match your new sexy high ...


  12. Modi As Abraham Lincoln?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Outlook

    ... he has had scathing criticisms for in the past? Thus, Professor Kancha Ilaiah, author of the radical Why I Am Not a Hindu (which has been compared with Frantz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth ), who is a staunch critic of Hindutva and Brahmanism ... 1 comment

  13. I, The ConvertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Outlook

    ... I am fiercely proud of my national identity as an Indian and I am completely at peace with my cultural identity as a Hindu. I retain the name my parents gave me. My wife, who also shares my faith, continues to go by her Hindu name. We have two ...


  14. All Parts DarknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Outlook

    ... gave the call to burn the book - has now acquired caste dimensions. While the RSS claimed that Murugan has made fun of Hindu sentiments, caste organizations led by the dominant Gounder caste, to which Mr Murugan also belongs, in the district appear ...


  15. India elects first trans* mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Sydney Star Observer

    Independent candidate Madhu Bai Kinnar, 35 , won the city of Raigarh's mayoral election by over 4500 votes against Vharatiya Janata Party opponent Mahaveer Guruji. Kinnar is a Dalit, the bottom of the Hindu caste system and formerly considered "untouchables", who before running in the election earned a living by singing and dancing on trains.


  16. Pravasi Special: The India I want to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Rediff.com

    ... of rich Muslim aesthetics to Indian culture. In this context, it bears emphasis that in a country where the sacred Hindu texts from time immemorial have been reciting 'All rivers go to the same sea,' can anything but secularism, in spirit and in ...


  17. 'Big Brother Australia' Housemate Priya Malik Speaks Up On Racism ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | International Business Times

    ... and ethnicity. in 2008 on a student visa. She is now a permanent Australian resident. Although Priya, who came from a Hindu family in Dehradun, Speaking to the Guardian , Priya opened up about the abuse that coldly welcomed her back to the real ...


  18. Vedic math may be India's 'next gift to the world' and become a major exportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | National Post

    After yoga and curry, India's next gift to the world could be the secret to lightning quick mental arithmetic, according to its Hindu nationalist government. Vedic mathematics, a set of supposedly ancient techniques said to help even the most numerically challenged to conquer difficult sums, is surging in popularity as ministers claim they could hold the key to better education.


  19. Varsity blues Zafar Sareshwala Modis choice to lead univRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    ... is a serious conflict of interest in the appointment of Girish Chandra Tripathi as the vice-chancellor of Benaras Hindu University. He was appointed by a search-cum-selection committee headed by Justice (retired) Giridhar Malviya, grandson of Madan ...


  20. Right Wing Protests Against Journalist Praveen Swami Over 'Anti-National' News ItemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Outlook

    A group of people belonging to a right-wing outfit today held a protest against national daily The Indian Express over its reportage of the Pakistani boat incident off the coast of Gujarat four days back. The group claiming to be from Hindu Sena chanted slogans against journalist Praveen Swami outside the Express office in the ITO area of Central Delhi, alleging that the daily has been carrying "anti-national" news items relating to the boat issue. 1 comment