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Hinduism

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  • Police Close Case Of Ganesha In Newington Pond

    NEWINGTON — A town employee made an unusual discovery at Mill Pond Park Thursday morning: In the pond was an ornate figure with an elephant's head, a man's body and four arms. The employee fished the large, colorful statue from the water and...
  • Voices of Faith: What role does music play in Hindu, Muslim faiths?

    Syed E. Hasan, Ph.D., Midland Islamic Council: Music is the use of voice or instruments to produce sound effects that are melodious, pleasing, and harmonious. Using this definition, the answer to the question is: Music has a place in Islam. There is...
  • 'Love Jihad' and religious conversion polarize in Modi's India

    HASAYAN India (Reuters) - Fired up and full of vitriol, Hindu activist Rajeshwar Singh is on a mission to end centuries of religious diversity in India, one conversion at a time. His voice echoing off the walls of a Protestant church across a narrow...
  • Indian states on alert after al Qaeda announces local wing

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India put several provinces on heightened alert on Thursday after al Qaeda announced the formation of a wing of the militant group in India and its neighborhood, a senior government official said. In a video posted online, al...
  • Indians keep their faith with Modi, best hope for economy: poll

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - More than 70 percent of Indians are satisfied with the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he took office nearly three months ago, an opinion poll showed, seeing in him the best hope to put the economy back on track....
  • India's Hindu nationalists tighten grip over ruling party

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Several members of India's most powerful right-wing Hindu group were named to positions within the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), officials said on Sunday, signaling a more overt role for the party's ideological parent that...
  • New Indian leader Modi raises issue of rape on Independence Day

    India’s new leader marked his first Independence Day in power Friday with a strongly worded speech urging the nation to confront the issue of rape following a series of highly publicized assaults. “When we hear about incidents of rape, our...
  • In Hinduism's ayurveda cooking, food heals

    DALLAS "Food is medicine," says Sapna Punjabi-Gupta, as she squeezes half a lime into a glass pitcher. She's making fresh limeade in her home kitchen in Irving, Tex. To the two squeezed limes, she adds about four cups of water and her own spice blend:...
  • India's incomplete democracy

    In April and May, the world's largest democracy elected its latest prime minister, Narendra Modi. Modi has promised to shake up long-standing government corruption and bring prosperity to all of India, as he did to the state of Gujarat as its chief...
  • 25 years after the Salman Rushdie fatwa, how is free expression faring?

    25 years after the Salman Rushdie <i>fatwa</i>, how is free expression faring?
    Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has...
  • Indian Muslims wary of man poised to take reins

    Indian Muslims wary of man poised to take reins
    He was 12, too young to process the horror: Mobs of youths barely older than him swarmed his neighborhood with daggers and axes. Homes and the local mosque were ransacked and burned, bodies hacked to pieces, Hindu religious chants used as cries of war....