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Tag Archives: Hindu

Several Sikhs, Hindu among 19 killed in Afghan suicide attack

JALALABAD: A suicide bomb attack in a city in eastern Afghanistan where President Ashraf Ghani was visiting killed at least 19 people, including the only Sikh candidate in upcoming legislative elections, officials said on Sunday. The attacker struck a market located hundreds of metres from the provincial governor’s compound where Ghani ...

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Indian court rejects legal attempt to block global release of ‘Padmavati’

MUMBAI: India’s top court Tuesday rejected a legal attempt to block the global release of a Bollywood film that has sparked violent protests, warning against pre-judging the controversial historical epic. Caste-based groups have been staging violent demonstrations against Padmavati amid rumours that it will depict a romance between a Hindu queen and ...

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Indian producers delay ‘Padmavati’ after protests

MUMBAI: Indian filmmakers said they have delayed indefinitely the release of a Bollywood historical epic about a legendary Hindu queen that has been the subject of weeks of violent protests. A caste-based group has been targeting “Padmavati”, which was due to hit screens on December 1, over rumours that the ...

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Diwali Shows Hindu Culture At It’s Very Best, Says Theresa May

LONDON:  Prime Minister Theresa May greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali, saying the festival is the celebration of the way of life, showing Hindu culture at its very best. In a message read out at Diwali celebrations organised by leading NRI businessmen Hinduja brothers at their residence ...

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Bangladesh Chief Justice accused of corruption as he departs country

Bangladesh first Hindu Chief Justice reportedly forced to go on leave amid row with govt Bangladesh’s chief justice has been accused of serious crimes including corruption by the country’s government, it emerged Saturday, as he departed for Australia expressing his fears for judicial independence in the nation. The accusations against ...

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India raises ‘offensive’ lamb advert with Australia

LONDON: India has lodged a diplomatic protest with Australia over an advert depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying lamb. The TV advert, by a meat industry lobby group, portrays figures from several religions sitting down to a meal. It has caused anger within the Hindu community in Australia because Ganesha ...

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Indian journalist shot dead in Bangalore

BANGALORE: A prominent Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh, a senior journalist, activist and anti-establishment voice, critical of Hindu nationalist politics, was shot dead outside her home in Bengaluru last night by attackers who fired seven times at close range. The 55-year-old editor, renowned for speaking her mind, had stepped out of ...

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Brutal lynching in India: Murder Of BodyBuilder Naveed Pathan

A disturbing video of an Indian Muslim man being brutally lynched by 11 people armed with swords and sticks in Maharashtra state has gone viral on social media and prompted a debate on the victim’s identity. According to reports in Indian media, the victim, whom police identified as Rafiquddin, allegedly a ...

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Indian woman cuts off genitals of rapist Hindu holy man

KERALA: An Indian woman cut off a Hindu religious teacher’s (Swami) genitals after he allegedly tried to rape her at her house in the southern state of Kerala, police said on Saturday. The 23-year-old law student was at her residence in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram late Friday when she says she ...

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