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  • Conservative Hindus push bans on cattle slaughter in India

    At one of Asia’s largest slaughterhouses, there are more police officers than cattle. The stalls where butchers clean and quarter chicken, sheep, goats and pigs buzz with activity while the section reserved for bulls sits barren.
  • Seattle-area Hindu temple is vandalized

    A Hindu priest and some volunteers arrived at the temple one morning to cook when they saw the shattered glass. Eight windows lining the main entrance of the Kent Hindu Temple near Seattle had been smashed. Some of the metal frames were turned and...

    In India, Hindu hard-liners do not heart Valentine's Day

     In India, Hindu hard-liners do not heart Valentine's Day
    In India, young couples need to be on their toes this Valentine's Day. Merely expressing their love in public could lead to unintended marriage. Right-wing Hindu groups, continuing an annual campaign against what they see as an indecent "Western...

    About 80 bodies found in India's Ganges River in apparent 'burial'

    About 80 bodies found in India's Ganges River in apparent 'burial'
    Authorities in northern India said Wednesday that some 80 bodies that surfaced in the Ganges River this week – many of them children – had been given traditional water burials and were not victims of foul play. Villagers in Pariyar, 50 miles...

    Hindu activists organize mass 'reconversion camps' in India

    Hindu activists organize mass 'reconversion camps' in India
    By his count, Vyankatesh Abdeo has helped convert 700,000 Indian Christians and Muslims to Hinduism over the last two decades, but he would describe it differently. "It is not conversion; it is reconversion," said the professorial Abdeo, national...