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This is the first time such a claim has been made.
The last rites were performed on the banks of the Cauvery at Srirangapatna.
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The use of a derivate of animal fat in the new £5 note is "totally and utterly unacceptable", the Hindu Forum of Britain has said, following revelations about the currency's manufacture. It c...
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Five separate and seemingly unconnected incidents from last week portend something rather dangerous to India, and who we are as a people. Ravi Sisodia, one of the murderers who lynched Mohammad Akhl...
Many believe this incident based on a 2006 news report as fact, despite the Bachchan family's regular denials.
Chocolate, gobar, candy wrapper, seeds, vegetables, masalas, you name it.
She dreamt that her wishes will be fulfilled in exchange of the tongue offering.
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Exchange occupations to topple caste structures in society. Let the religious institutions and other spaces of power be overtaken by those usually at the receiving end. Let the “humiliating” jobs be taken by the Brahmins and other allied castes. This experience will help drive in an understanding of the brunt of being in a caste Hindu society.
All eateries have been instructed to not display non-vegetarian food till Maha Shivratri celebrations.
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Religious laws are centuries and even millennia old. They are out of sync with the social, technological and cultural advancements that have taken place over the ages. While certain moral and ethical dimensions may still be invaluable to society, the argument of treating archaic mores as infallible or as laws in the contemporary context does not hold water.
Two physicists Vijay Singh and Praveen Pathak from the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education in Mumbai have found out that Lord Shiva and Leonardo da Vinci's artwork, including the Mona Lisa, have...
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Students of IIT Madras are reportedly unhappy about a closed-door conference on Swadeshi Indology, led by NRI writer Rajiv Malhotra, taking place at the institute, The News Minute reported. According...
"Am I a pureblood, Mama?" My Harry Potter-inspired preteen asked me recently. My daughter, growing up in China, has asked me versions of this question since she was six years old. "What am I, Mama? Am I a Hindu? Am I Chinese? Am I an Indian? Why do I write Baba's surname and not yours?" I grew up in India and the term "pureblood" has layers of implications attached.