In a viral video, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said, India has ancient roots and Indian Muslims were first Hindus, as Hinduism is way older than Islam. The video which is now making rounds on social media witnesses Ghulam Nabi Azad saying, "all individuals were initially associated with Hinduism in this nation." The statement was made during a gathering in Thatri region of Doda district.
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In a viral video, yoga guru baba Ramdev was seen accusing Christianity and Islam of committing crimes and converting the religion of people. "I am not criticising anyone but…some people are obsessed with converting the entire world to Islam and…Christianity," said Baba Ramdev in the widely circulated video. He also said both Christianity and Islam have sole agenda of abducting Hindu women and converting their religion.
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The Brampton City Municipal Corporation in Canada has named a park by the name ‘Shri Bhagavad Gita Park’, which is spread over 3.75 acres of land. The park will reportedly have sculptures of Krishna and Arjun on a chariot, along with some other deities. Commenting on this, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said that this park will become symbolic in further spreading the message of universal brotherhood love and harmony.
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Scholarly debates on India and Hinduism that are nuanced, rigorous, and respectful of reasonable dissent are sometimes replaced by polemics, tendentiousness, and bad faith in certain academic circles. A group of academics, are particularly concerned about aggravation of this tendency through impending Dismantling-Global-Hindutva (DGH) conference, which appears to have support of over forty academic-institutions. Taking place digitally from 10… read-more
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A nine-year-old Delhi boy, Vivaan Gupta, has become the fastest to chant hymns of Shiv Tandav Stotram in just 55.29 seconds. The boy registered his name in Indian Book of Record. While taking inspiration from his grandmother, Vivaan got fascinated by shlokas, thereby practicing on a regular basis. Later, the boy's grandfather recognised his ability to speak faster. Interestingly, Vivaan also holds the record of travelling to all seven… read-more
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World's smallest saint 'Narayan Nand Giri Maharaj' has become the centre of attraction in the ongoing 'Haridwar Kumbh Mela'. The 55-year-old saint, a regular Kumbh Mela visitor, has a height of just 18 inches and weighs around 18 Kg. "People seek his blessings and they feel very nice. They take selfies with him, offer prayers," said the saint's disciple named Umesh. The Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021 is set to end on April 30.
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Sparking a major controversy, around 150 temples in Dehradun have put up banners that instruct non-Hindus from entering the premises. Put up by Hindu Yuva Vahini, the move came following an assault of a Muslim teenage boy for drinking water from Dasna Devi temple. Besides, the outfit's state General Secretary Jeetu Randhwa said only the believers of 'Sanatan Dharma' are allowed to enter the temples. However, BSP MLA Aslam Chaudhary urged to… read-more
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At a Christmas festival, organised by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in Chennai, a woman in her speech stated that "Hinduism is not a religion". Tamil Saiva Paravai leader Kalaiarasi Natarajan claimed that Hinduism came into existence only 200 years ago whereas, "Christians and Muslims are umbilical cord relatives." She further criticised the Hindu religion in presence of the DMK President M K Stalin at the event, stating "Tamilians are… read-more