In Australia, another incident of Hindu temple vandalism was reported on March 4. Notably, Shree Laxmi Narayan Mandir (Temple) in Brisbane's Burbank suburb was vandalised by Khalistani groups, causing distress to the local Hindu community. This is the fifth attempt of vandalisation after various attempts earlier in January and February, confirmed local sources. The Hindu Human Rights Director, Sarah L. Gates claimed these attacks to terrorize… read-more
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Toronto-based Aga Khan Museum, which received criticism for its offensive representation of Hindu deities, has apologized profusely for "inadvertently causing offense" to followers of other religions including Hindus. Indian High Commission in Canada issued a statement saying, "We urge the Canadian authorities and the event organizers to withdraw all such provocative material." Leena Manimekalai's documentary poster received criticism on… read-more
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Madhya Pradesh High Court issued notices to the Centre, state government, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), and other parties over the Bhojshala monument dispute on May 10. The ASI-protected Bhojshala is a Hindu temple dedicated to Waghdevi (Saraswati). The Muslim community refers to it as the Kamal Maula Mosque. Notices were issued in response to two PILs submitted by Hindu Front for Justice and other Hindu community members.
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To raise capitals for Ayodhya Ram Temple, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has decided to undergo a nation-wide public funding campaign from January 15 till February 27. Titled as Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan, the campaign will initially target around 24 lakh families of Uttarakhand. While questioned of approaching other communities for funds, a VHP official said that they accept funds with respect, if they wish… read-more
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Paris-based fashion company Louis Vuitton has drawn a criticism from Universal Society of Hinduism over its yoga mat made "from a killed cow". President of the society, Rajan Zed, has called the fashion brand's product "hugely insensitive" and "highly inappropriate" to cow-worshipping Hindus. He said it was "painful" to imagine performing yoga, "introduced and nourished by Hinduism", on the mat made partially from cowhide leather. However,… read-more
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Property prices have seen a raise in Ayodhya after the Bhumi Pujan of Ram Mandir. Reportedly, Land prices have seen an increase of almost 30-40% since 'Bhumi Pujan' and Supreme Court's verdict in 2019. Vinod Kumar Shrivastava, professor of Awadh University said, "because of hike in prices local administrations put sanctions on new registrations in certain parts of the district as there are some areas which require environment clearance."
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