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Meanwhile a BJP MP said "this is also lynching."
E-commerce behemoth Amazon found itself in midst of a major controversy on Saturday, after it was discovered that it was offering for sale on its website, doormats with images of Hindu gods and goddes...
Lord Rama is facing legal action in Sitamarhi, North Bihar for misconduct against women. Lawyer Thakur Chandan Kumar Singh filed a case in the court of the chief judicial magistrate (CJM) alleging th...
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A state convener of the right-wing, fringe group Sri Rama Sene, has issued a threat to rationalists -- people will cut off their tongues if they dared malign Hindu gods -- the latest attack on writers...
Growing up in India, I never met or heard about Indians with African lineages. Then in 2005 I watched a dance performance by the Sidi Goma, a group of musicians from an African Indian community, and I was astonished and mesmerised. Since then I've discovered that India's African roots are much older than the Siddis, and are not only evident in numerous other communities, but percolate through direct descent in the blood of at least 600 million Indians.
Yet here in India, birth and death, joy and sorrow, rich and poor, somber and rambunctious all seem to flow together as seamlessly as the waters of Ganga carry both the ashes of the deceased and the flowers of the devotee.