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India or China, who invented gunpowder? Diwalis Hindu haze and a weird debate

“What’s Diwali for children without crackers? … A Diwali when they can breathe” In an India increasingly polarised along religious lines, with ...

Hinduism not poll card but soul of country: Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath, who flew to Bhuj in Kutch district on Saturday morning, began the concluding day of his two-day visit to ...

Bhai Dooj 2017: History, Significance, How to Celebrate, Date Time, Vidhi and Muhurat Timings

Although similar to rakhi, on Bhai Dooj, sisters put a tilak or a vermilion mark on the brother’s forehead and ...

Ahmad Left Hindu American woman to Die in Burning Car as He Hailed Taxi to Go to Hospital

An Indian American woman, Harleen Grewal, of Astoria, New York, was killed Oct. 13 when a friend crashed his car ...

PM Modi again celebrates Diwali with troops, this year in J&K’s Gurez

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have made it a tradition to celebrate Diwali with the country's troops in a border area ...

Trafalgar Square hosts Diwali celebrations

Play video Video report by Luke Hanrahan There was dancing in Trafalgar Square on Sunday as people gathered to celebrate Diwali, the ...

BAPS Leader Swami Maharaj Inaugurates Traditionally Composed Sanskrit Text

ROBBINSVILLE, NEW JERSEY, October 16, 2017 (India West): Amidst a large gathering of devotees, BAPS leader HH Mahant Swami Maharaj ...

Diwali and Hindu Social Justice

Some time ago, I came across a very disturbing and factually inaccurate anti-Diwali article posted by the Guardian. While the article ...

Strengthening Hindu communities

The Hindu National Conference reaches out this time to the mainstream with its theme The 6th Australian Hindu National Conference held ...

Diwali 2017: Significance Of Diwali Or Deepawali, The Festival Of Lights

Diwali occurs during late October or during early November. It is important to know that the Diwali date falls on ...

Who is a Hindu? Always and everywhere

Historians view Hinduism as a product of history, a river with many tributaries   The notion that religious texts have always been ...

A few things made Diwali celebrations in 2017 a bit more special. Happy Diwali

A lot of things make Diwali celebrations auspicious, but in 2017, there have been a few notable events that have ...

Ivanka Trump tweets Diwali wishes, says she looks forward to India visit next month

Ivanka Trump (Photo: AP) NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka earlier today tweeted her best wishes to all those who ...

Kerala Hindus No Longer Shy Of Their Identity, Will Turn To BJP

The Congress will understandably exult over its huge victory in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election in Punjab. Conversely, the BJP ...

Telangana Government Allots $274 Million to Renovate Centuries Old Hindu Temple

In the ever-growing Telegana-Andhra rivalry, a little-known temple is slated to undergo a mega renovation to counter India's richest temple Tirupathi The ...

Diwali Celebrations in South Africa

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, October 16, 2017 (Daily News): A Diwali festival celebration was held in Durban, South Africa on ...

Trump Celebrates Diwali, Lights Diya in White House Ceremony

President Donald Trump (center) held a small Diwali celebration at the White House Oct. 17. At his immediate right is ...

Sydney Opera House’s Iconic Sails Turn Gold to Celebrate Diwali

It's the fourth year in a row the Opera House has been lit up in a golden colour to mark ...

Sydney Opera House’s Iconic Sails Turn Gold to Celebrate Diwali

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, October 18, 2017 (SBS): It's the fourth year in a row the Opera House has been lit up ...

Soon, You Won’t Be Able to Enter Karnataka Temples in Jeans, T-Shirt

[caption id="attachment_60079" align="alignleft" width="315"] Sri Chandramouleshwara Temple in Mysore, Karnataka[/caption] INDIA, September 24, 2017 (International Business Times): Soon, all the temples ...