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The Karnataka government has recognised the religion of Lingayats as entirely separate from Hinduism. The issue is likely to escalate into a major religious and political controversy for several reasons. The most immediate reason is that the assembly elections in Karnataka are barely a couple of months ...
Congress claims the External Affairs Minister gave wrong assurances that the Indians kidnapped in Mosul were “alive and safe.” The Congress on Thursday said it would bring a privilege motion in the Rajya Sabha against External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for her statement on the killing of Indian ...

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A special court on Thursday granted bail to former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife and three others in a ₹7-crore money laundering case. Special Judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to Mr. Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh, who were present in the court in response to the ...
In what might come as a surprise to his loyal American followers, K.P. Yohannan is about to join Hindu and Sufi masters for a three-day retreat where participants can spend $700-1000 each to find their “inner zen.” According to the website advertising the religious confab, participants will learn to “build a ...

Unfortunately, the broadcast media in the US has been unintentionally or carelessly used to paint a bleak, negative portrayal of Hindus and their religion. I will get to the specifics in a bit, but first let me share some background information to set the context. In the United States, there are around 2.5 million ...
In a top-level re-jig, the board of Sundram Fasteners Limited (SFL) has decided to appoint Arathi Krishna as the managing director of the company. Currently, she is the joint managing director of the company. She will take up the new assignment on April 20. The decision follows the imminent retirement of ...
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Stating that he had decided to present his version before the people, Mr. Raja said, “What I have said in the interviews given in The Hindu is the same thing that I said in the court, which is what Saini (Judge OP Saini) has said.” He further reminisced how DMK chief M. Karunanidhi chastised him for taking ...
City-based NGO Prajwala, with support of the U.S. Consulate General in Hyderabad, screened a series of short clips in the city on Monday to generate awareness on the ills of trafficking. The videos were made in collaboration with noted production houses such as Ramoji Film Studios, Suntouch ...
Scientists of the Madras Institute of Technology (MIT) deployed drones to guide the rescuers at the Kolukkumalai forest area on Monday. At the request of the State DGP, three teams led by K. Senthil Kumar, Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, MIT, reached Kolukkumalai around 6 ...
While it's hard to take aim when neon teal powder is obscuring your vision, that didn't stop kids and adults celebrating Holi, a Hindu spring holiday, from hurling vibrant colors at each other as part of the event on Sunday. The Festival of Colors party was sponsored by the United India Association of New ...
They were all dead,” he told The Hindu. Dr. C.P. Rajkumar, honorary wildlife warden, said he climbed up with his team of paramedical staff to the spot by midnight. “There were 10 of them. They all had burns. We administered firstaid and helped them till they were taken in dolis down to Kurangani,” he said.
Hindus, who make up four percent of Pakistan's 207 million population, have lately complained of forced conversions to Islam carried out by Islamists in their villages, causing many families to migrate to Hindu-majority India. In another historic development, late Monday the 104 member upper house of ...
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The Banashankari police were inundated with complaints from worried investors, a day after they arrested Raghavendra Srinath, director of Vikram Investments, for allegedly duping as many as 500 people of over Rs. 300 crore. On Monday, 66 people who said they had invested lakhs of rupees in Srinath's ...

Speaking to The Hindu, secretary of the library D.S. Varma said plans were afoot to start a counselling centre in the library. “A room will be dedicated for mock GD and interview sessions. This apart, we will be installing 41 new computers with internet facility and screen at least one Ted Talk on a daily basis,” ...
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However, a Sangh insider told The Hindu that his health had improved recently. The election of the RSS General Secretary takes place with the resignation of the general secretary and the appointment of an election agent. The election involves a delegate proposing a name and another one endorsing it.
Indian skies are home to a growing number of women pilots. The Hindu spent time with three elite pilots to find out what makes them fly. It is 8.30 in the morning on a Thursday. Shivani Reddy settles into a chair next to her mother Shobana. Her personal trainer has just left after a 45-minute session at their ...
Chennai Metro Rail will play host to another event this weekend. The grand finale of The Hindu In School Cello Young Writer's Club Chennai Chapter will be held at Vadapalani Metro Rail station on Saturday. About 300 students are expected to attend the grand finale to be held between 10 a.m. and noon.
During a hearing this week, she proposed a practical solution — why can't the President mute the users rather than block them if he doesn't want to see their comments? Now, that is a technological solution to a constitutional question. (Varghese K. George works for The Hindu and is based in Washington).
The majestic and mystical Nagalingam tree in the verdant Sri Ramana Ashram in Thiruvannamalai has had a deep impact on me. Situated in the garden opposite the samadhi of the master, this tree is always profusely in bloom. The flowers are bright, big and pink in colour with yellow stamens that look a ...
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Two videos that were viral in February this year on WhatsApp and on social media claiming Muslims attacked a Hindu temple in Rajasthan's Ranipura village, are false. One of the videos is from Bangladesh while the second video is a dispute between Hindus. Members of the Prajapati community were ...
The core philosophy underlying the Supreme Court's verdict allowing passive euthanasia and giving legal status to 'advance directives' is that the right to a dignified life extends up to the point of having a dignified death. In four concurring opinions, the five-member Constitution Bench grappled with a ...
There's one problem with this view: Congress runs the risk of having misdiagnosed the problem. I'm yet to come across a BJP supporter whose problem with Congress is that its leaders don't seem to pray enough. Rather, they complain that Congress treats members of religious minorities better than Hindus ...
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 28 (ANI): Hindus and Muslims in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad organised a meeting to ensure a peaceful Holi in the vicinity. The meeting was called to ensure that no untoward incident takes place on the auspicious day of Holi. Anil Kumar Singh, Superintendent of Police ...
While Aircel had shut services in six circles, services in other regions have been hit due to financial problems. Billionaire T. Ananda Krishnan-led Aircel Limited, along with Aircel Cellular Limited and Dishnet Wireless Limited, has filed for bankruptcy under Section 10 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, ...
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday formed an organising committee, a constitution amendment committee and a drafting committee for the party's plenary session to be held here from March 16 to 18. The composition of the various committees clearly reflect Mr. Gandhi's attempt to bring in a ...
Indian Navy has a long history not just of patriotism and valour but also of great taste in music and art. The origin of Indian Naval Band dates back to the year 1945 and from which it started evolving in an exemplary fashion. Their choices of musical genres range from western classical pieces, Hindustani ...
The moon will get its first mobile phone network next year, enabling high-definition streaming from the lunar landscape back to earth, part of a project to back the first privately funded moon mission. Vodafone Germany, network equipment maker Nokia and carmaker Audi said on Tuesday they were working ...
An incident in which a man allegedly murdered his wife and burnt down the body and surrendered to the police was reported from a village in Sidlaghat taluk in Chickballapur district. The police gave the name of the accused as Adinarayan (38) and the victim as Varalakshmi (28), residents of ...
In the debates on India's contemporary history, the meaning and significance of 1947 and of the framing of the Constitution have always been contested. Did the Constitution mark a moment of discontinuity with the colonial past, and a desire to transform Indian political and social structures? Or was it simply ...
Prime numbers are said to be the the very atoms of arithmetic. The numbers 2, 3 and 5 are the hydrogen, helium and lithium in the mathematician's laboratory. Know more about the Mersenne prime number, connections between number theory and geometry, and more in this quiz.
Striped lizards have always fascinated scientists, who are curious as to how these creatures escape predators when their bright lines can give them away. Now, researchers from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Thiruvananthapuram have shown how the stripes can help lizards.
Over 600 were put up inside the Girls Higher Secondary School in Uri town,” sub-divisional magistrate, Uri, Sagar D. told The Hindu. Pakistan fired from two sides at Uri town, which is surrounded on three sides by Pakistan pickets. From Jammu's Pir Panchal valley, “major ceasefire violations” have started ...
Addressing a public meet in Muzaffarnagar on Friday, the Khatauli MLA endorsed that the Hindu brethren should not stop producing children, until a law ... He said, "You (Hindu men) have a free hand, don't stop till a law is made on population control,", the BJP MLA elucidated that Hindus should exploit the ...
The Hubble Space Telescope's latest finding shows that the universe may be expanding at a faster rate than it was believed. This discrepancy may portend new physics, scientists believe and various models are being floated to explain this. One possibility that can explain this could be that dark energy may ...
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Electricity is a major concern in rural India, especially for farmers. The Government of India has come up with an original plan to address this problem. Instead of transmitting electricity to the farmers, the government, to start with, wants farmers to use solar energy to power their irrigation pumps. According to ...
Talks of gears, mileage and fittings filled the halls of Raja Muttiah Mandram on the first day of The Hindu's Auto Expo 2018 here on Saturday. S. Rethinavelu, senior president, Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry, inaugurated the two-day event and spoke on the rising affordability of the growing ...
The beautiful and splendid 'MAHASHAKTI TEMPLE', dedicated to the three Hindu Goddesses- Durga , Lakshmi and Saraswati; has turned into the most important centre of cultural exchange among the Indians of Sims Nation. Religion plays a very important role in the Indian lifestyle,and hence, this holy ...
Cows, considered sacred by Hindus, roam freely on the streets, stopping at the doors of Hindu and Muslim families alike and expecting to be fed. During Ramadan, many Hindus held dinners at sunset for fasting Muslims, and Muslims frequently attended Holi and Diwali celebrations. But as in other places ...
Sheena Roy from Pune, was not an overweight kid or teenager. However, the 30-year-old remembers that she, “was never a very active child and my food habits were bad,” adding that in college she, “lived solely on street food, chips and alcohol!” When she started working, the bad food habits and ...
It is 4 a.m. The moon is visible from my bedroom window, a faint crescent hopscotching between clouds and trees. I tear myself out of bed and stagger to the kitchen. Lady Mo (short for Lady Mohawk, a white cat with a black patch on her head), hoping for a spot of breakfast, is blatantly ignored, as I rummage ...
The story about creation and naming of Hussainsagar lake is well known in Hyderabad. Lore goes that the reigning monarch at Golconda, Ibrahim Qutb Shah commissioned his son-in-law Hussan Shah Wali to construct the lake at the foothills of what came to be called Naubat Pahad. After the lake was ...
The Hindu Rohingya refugees, who took shelter at a Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar fleeing crackdown by Myanmar forces in the Rakhine state, are now keen for an immediate return to their ancestral homes in the bordering country. They are seeking support from the Bangladesh government and also ...


 

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