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  1. Series of bans fuel fears of intolerance in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Star Online

    NEW DELHI: "Don't eat it, read it, see it, feel it," sings the Michael Jackson impersonator as she raps her way through a list of pleasures banned by India's conservative government before chorusing: "Just beep it!" As the world's largest democracy, India has long been proud of its tradition of artistic, cultural and religious freedoms. But a series of bans, ranging from eating beef to watching the Fifty Shades of Grey "movie, has sparked accusations of a growing climate of intolerance under Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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  2. At Asia's largest abattoir, butchers fear livelihood as beef ban sets inRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... beef trade is controlled largely by Muslims of the Qureshi community, who work as butchers, agents and dealers. But Hindu farmers from across the state and neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh were among those who ...

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  3. Karen Eberhardt-Shelton: Without words, we would vanishRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    ... focus on how we all have to take responsibility for our actions and for our planet. The Hebrew Bible, Greek Illiad, Hindu Mahabharata and Buddhist Tipitika all began as oral works. For many generations, theyre were transmitted orally and would have ...

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  4. The First Lady's Travel Journal: Touring Angkor WatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The White House

    ... as a national symbol for Cambodia - it's even on Cambodia's flag. Angkor Wat was originally built to celebrate the Hindu god Vishnu and then later became a Buddhist temple site. It is located in what was the capital of the ancient Khmer Empire here ...

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  5. VHP announces nationwide programme against untouchabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | DNA India

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad today announced a nationwide programme against untouchability and cautioned that practicing discrimination will make Hindus "perish altogether". VHP's International Working President Pravin Togadia acknowledged that discrimination on caste-lines "widens the divide" among Hindus but refused to link the campaign with reports that many Dalits converted because of discrimination against them and said the outfit always opposed it.

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  6. VHP hits out at BJP-PDP govt over - rise' in terror attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Hitting out at the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir over "spurt in terror attacks", Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Saturday accused Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed of "compromising" national interest. "Masrat Alam is released.

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  7. VHP to Launch Nationwide Programme Against UntouchabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Outlook

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad today announced a nationwide programme against untouchability and cautioned that practicing discrimination will make Hindus "perish altogether". VHP's International Working President Pravin Togadia acknowledged that discrimination on caste-lines "widens the divide" among Hindus but refused to link the campaign with reports that many Dalits converted because of discrimination against them and said the outfit always opposed it.

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  8. Oakville seminar aims to address stereotypes, intolerance in faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | InsideHalton.com

    ... where the group is prevalent. "What our youth need in general, in order to be resilient - whether they're Muslim, Hindu, Jew - they need to know their faith well. They need a strong community that teaches and loves them and they need to know that ... 1 comment

  9. Mahatma Gandhi our father, followers tell KatjuRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Times of India

    ... My Father, calls such thinking "perverse". He says, "The very fact that Gandhi was assassinated by extreme right wing Hindu forces proves his secular credentials. Were it not for him, Dalits and minorities would never have won justice as equal ...

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  10. Haryana to introduce 'Bhagwad Gita' in schools this yearRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    The Haryana government will introduce the teaching of "Bhagwad Gita", a Hindu scripture, in school curriculum from the new academic session this year, said Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday. Khattar, who heads the first Bharatiya Janata Party government in the state, told media that the scripture will be introduced for school students across Haryana from the academic session starting in April.

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  11. Hindu statesman Zed received Thank You Letter from 700 Idahoans after Senate invocation protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Merinews

    "Better Idaho", which calls itself "the state's most ambitious communications organization", has sent a "Thank You Letter" today to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, which is said to be signed by over 700 people and carried their names. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, opened the Idaho State Senate in Boise on March third with its historic first Hindu invocation, which three senators reportedly refused to attend, including one of them stating "Hindu is a false faith with false gods".

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  12. Diversity in DNA of Hinduism: Sri Sri Ravi ShankarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Times of India

    Why should the Bhagwad Gita or any other sacred book get designated as national scripture? Why does one have to learn Sanskrit? With self-proclaimed Hindu nationalists assuming the right to decide who is a Hindu, the question arises: what does it really mean to be Hindu? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder, Art of Living Foundation, tells Narayani Ganesh that any political party that seeks to represent the Hindu way needs to celebrate its diversity rather than limit it. Hinduism should be seen as a transcultural way of life.

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  13. Festival brings color, culture to St. AugustineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | St. Augustine Record

    Though always colorful, the streets of St. Augustine will get an extra dose of vibrancy Saturday when the 10th annual Festival of Chariots comes to town. A Hindu tradition started in the town of Puri and celebrated throughout the world, the Festival of Chariots, or Ratha Yatra, involves transporting deities on a chariot.

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  14. Arts TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... the 9th-century Tamil poet Andal, specifically the 143-verse poem in which she expresses her love and longing for the Hindu god Vishnu. Each section of the dance is inspired by a line of text, but there's no obvious narrative and few clear stops and ...

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  15. Glad to be part of Mauritius National Day celebrations: PM ModiRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... in Port Louis. He also offered 'Gangajal' and prayed at the Ganga Talao, which is considered one of the most sacred Hindu places in Mauritius. He was assisted by priests at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Prime Minister Modi also addressed the ...

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  16. 'Make in India investors will get 'red carpet not red tape': PM ModiRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... Gandhi Institute. He also offered 'Gangajal' and prayed at the Ganga Talao, which is considered one of the most sacred Hindu places in Mauritius. He was assisted by priests at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Prime Minister Modi also addressed ...

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  17. Aryans and OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... At roughly the same time that the European Romantics were speculating about their imaginary Aryan ancestors, the Hindu reformer Raja Rammohan Roy was laying the foundation for the Brahmo Samaj with translations of Sanskrit scriptures into vernacular ...

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  18. Is this a fit legacy for the Board?Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Jewish Chronicle

    In my experience, all holders of high public office like to leave a "legacy" - something by which they may be fondly remembered. And since Jews are just like other folks, only more so, we should not have been surprised to learn that the current leadership of the Board of Deputies has, in its final weeks of office, announced that it has joined sundry Muslim and Hindu groups in a consortium to bid for a 400,000 government grant to promote something called "social integration".

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  19. PM Modi offers 'Gangajal', prays at Ganga Talao in MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Times of India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered 'Gangajal' and prayed at the Ganga Talao, which is considered one of the most sacred Hindu places in Mauritius. Prime Minister Modi was assisted by priests at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

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  20. Modi's Sri Lanka visit seen as move to tame China influenceRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, places flowers on a lingam or shivling, a representation of the Hindu deity Shiva used for worship, during a Hindu religious ceremony at the crater lake of Grand Bassin , during the second day of his visit to the Republic of Mauritius Thursday, March 12, 2015.

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