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Religions want moral-ethical guardrails as Artificial Intelligence heads towards sentience

In view of fast emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the possibility of artificial sentience, the world needs to seriously...

Bio-Profile of Er.Rajesh Pathak

Rajesh Pathak S/o Shri MP Pathak lives in Bhopal, MP. He holds BE in civil engineering and Diploma in...

International Tribal Day : Er.Rajesh Pathak

“ ….all this aroused a dislike in me for Christian missionaries ”- MK Gandhi “Those days Christian missionaries would...

Hindus urge Germany’s Semperoper Dresden to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging Semperoper Dresden (Germany) to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for February 15—March 05,...

Iranian trolls are spreading anti-Hindu stereotypes says researchers at Rutgers NC Lab

  According to the analysis, Iranian trolls are spreading anti-Hindu stereotypes to the fuel hatred through impact campaigns accusing...

THE UNIQUENESS OF HINDU DHARMA, the universal religion: Nirmal Laungani

It is a common sentiment for one to consider one’s religion as the best. Here in this article, we will...

10 Virginia school districts closing on Diwali in 2022: Hindus want Diwali holiday in all northern-central VA

Welcoming 10 public school districts in Virginia reportedly closing schools for students on Diwali this year, Hindus are urging...

HinduPACT Calls on Congress to Reject Hinduphobic Resolution, Demands Ilhan Omar Cut Ties with Radical Islamist Groups and Ousted PM Imran Khan

WASHINGTON, D.C – HinduPACT calls on Republicans and Democrats in Congress to reject Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)’s recently introduced resolution which...

Rajan Zed to co-coordinate 1st annual rural-Nevada multi-faith dialogue

  First-ever rural-Nevada multi-faith dialogue, involving diverse religions and denominations, will be held in Fallon on July 16. It...

Upset Hindus urge luxury British brand withdraw £850 Lord Hanuman perfume & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging iconic British brand “Boadicea the Victorious”, selling luxury unisex fragrances, to apologize and immediately withdraw...

21 Pennsylvania school districts closing on Diwali-day in 2022: Hindus want Diwali holiday in all PA schools

Welcoming 21 public school districts in Pennsylvania reportedly closing schools for students on October 24 (Diwali-day) this year, Hindus...

Upset Hindus urge Netflix reconsider hosting anime “Record of Ragnarok II”, as it trivializes Lord Shiva

Upset Hindus are urging Netflix to seriously rethink hosting of upcoming anime TV show “Record of Ragnarok II”, which...

In view of SC ruling, interfaith coalition wants prayer in nation’s schools, but rotating among religions

In view of the United States Supreme Court recently backing prayer in public school premises, a multi-faith coalition of...

Penang Hindu Association:

Honourable Penang Chief Minister graces the Cultural Workshops in the Garden Event. In conjunction with the 2022 George Town...















Trinidad’s leading Hindu organization has earned that beef is a no-no for Hindus

Port-of-Spain: Attorney-at-law and Member of Parliament, Pundit Dinesh Rambally has underlined the point that beef is a no-no in...

“Only then will my soul rest to peace” -E Rajesh Pathak

Born in Bhagur village in Nasik District of present-day Maharashtra,Veer Savarkar  was the first Indian student to have been...

Multi-faith clergy in Nevada held candlelight vigil & prayers for Buffalo supermarket shooting victims

Religious leaders belonging to diverse religions and denominations held a candlelight vigil and prayers for Buffalo supermarket shooting victims...

HinduPACT’s Open Letter to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Recent Developments in Kashmir

  To                                                                                                   May 17, 2022 Honorable Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India C/O PMO, New Delhi, India Subject: Recognition of...

From ‘dedicated’ comrades to ‘loyal’ fighters ! – E.Rajesh Pathak

  “The cultural survival of the native Assamese people will be in jeopardy, their political control will be weakened...

Kampong Mangkalinau Slum Dwellers Deserve A Better Quality Life: P.Murugiah-Penang Hindu Association

When the word “slum” is mentioned, what is typically visualised is an overcrowded and disorganised settlement within the city...

Sikhs are none too safe in Pakistan and Afghanistan – E Rajesh Pathak

Who read about Mughal kings resorted to the extortion of  ‘Jiziya’ from Hindus  and think it to be the...

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed who has opened 109 legislative bodies in Utah with ancient Sanskrit mantras

  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has read invocations (opening prayers) in 109 legislative bodies of Utah, containing Sanskrit...

Leading Washington, D.C. Think Tank to Host Indian American Leaders for Panel Discussion on Diaspora Geopolitics

  WASHINGTON, D.C – HinduPACT Executive Director Utsav Chakrabarti and CHINGARI Director Rakhi Israni will speak on a panel...

The genesis of Indian Arrival Day in Trinidad and Tobago

Port-of-Spain: After 150 years of Indian Arrival, it was only in 1995, that the Government of Trinidad and Tobago...

Multi-faith clergy holding candlelight vigil & prayers for Texas school shooting victims

Area religious leaders belonging to diverse religions and denominations are holding candlelight vigil and offering prayers for May 24...

Indian diplomat donates murti, harmonium, dholak to Tobago Hindus

By PARAS RAMOUTAR       –Port-of-Spain The Tobago Hindu Society has received donation of Lord Ganesh Murti, harmonium and...

Indian Diaspora Country Tour to Trinidad and Tobago in August (4-11): Shalima Mohammed

The Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre (ICC) weekly Sunday ZOOM Public Meeting is a pioneering and landmark initiative created by anthropologist...

Remembering the Forgotten Generation on May Day: P.Murugiah, President Penang Hindu Association

  Many senior citizens, some retired from senior posts in the government and private sectors, have worked half their...

Hindus call for Diwali holiday in Fresno area schools of California

Hindus are urging California’s Fresno-Clovis-Central-Orange Center-Washington School Districts and all private and charter schools of the Fresno area to...

Hindus appeal for Diwali holiday in Raleigh schools in North Carolina

  Hindus are urging closure of all—public, charter, private, parochial, state-operated— schools in Raleigh (North Carolina) on their most...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in Trenton schools in New Jersey

Hindus are urging New Jersey’s Trenton Public Schools and all charter and private schools in Trenton to close on...

Bakhtiyaar Khilji brought the downfall of Budhism in India: E.Rajesh Pathak

Throwing the light on the downfall of Buddhism in India Dr. Bheemrao Ambedkar said-‘When Muslim ruler, Bakhtiyaar Khilji, invaded...

Hindus urge Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck to drop culturally insensitive opera Lakmé

Hindus are urging Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck in Austria to withdraw “Lakmé” opera; scheduled for premiering on November 26; which they feel seriously...

HinduPACT Demands USCIRF Stop Outsourcing its Research on India to the “Islamist Lobby”

  WASHINGTON, D.C – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has again recommended placing India on the...


Hindu temple breaking ground in Pennsylvania

A Hindu temple and community center named “Shanti Mandir” is breaking ground in the Danville area of Pennsylvania on...

12 Long Island school districts to close on Diwali in 2022: Hindus call for Diwali holiday in all LI schools

  Welcoming 12 Long Island (New York) public school districts closing schools on Diwali this year, Hindus are urging...






43-Day Amarnath Pilgrimage Begins June 30

INDIA, March 27, 2022 (Verve Times): The Amarnath Yatra will start on June 30, 2022 with all Covid-19 protocols...

Ekal Volunteer From Kansas, Dr. Raj Kiran Medapalli Passes Away

Ekal Volunteer From Kansas Passes Away We are heartbroken by the loss of our Ekal KC Chapter co-founder, Dr....


Australian Minister for Immigration Citizenship Message for Holi

  Source: Hindu Council of Australia  

War Memorials for the Australians of Indian Heritage

The unveiling of the War Memorial for the Australians of Indian Heritage was performed at Sunnybank RSL, Brisbane on...

Petition Seeks Delhi CM Mr​.Arvind Kejriwal Apology On Kashmir’s Hindu Human Rights Violation

  Appalled by the lack of empathy shown by Mr Arvind Kejriwal and his party members over gruesome genocide...

HinduPACT Honors Victims of 1971 Bangladesh Genocide, Demands Official Recognition and Punishment for Pakistani Perpetrators

WASHINGTON, D.C – HinduPACT has launched a campaign to officially recognize the planned massacre of millions of people in Bangladesh, mostly...

Upset Hindus urge Chattanooga firm withdraw Lord Ganesha yoga mat stickers & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Chattanooga (Tennessee) area based “My Mat My Mantra” company for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat...

Cancer awareness health talk was held by Klinik Derma Sivasanta a charitable project of The Temple of Fine Arts

Penang, Malaysia, March 30, 2022 – A cancer awareness health talk was held by Klinik Derma Sivasanta a charitable project...

Hindus urge Opernhaus Zürich to drop culturally insensitive opera Lakmé

  Hindus are urging Opernhaus Zürich in Switzerland to withdraw “Lakmé” opera; scheduled for April 2-8-15, 2023; which they feel seriously trivializes...

Creating And Sustaining Unity Through Unity Help-Desk – Penang Hindu Association

The unity among all the races in Malaysia created the strength and energy that gave us our independence more...

SMaRT Facilitated Assembly of Nationalist Media Organizations Held in New Delhi

New Delhi, WHN Various nationalist media organizations editors and owners met at the Constitutional Club of India, New Delhi...

Support Sarah Gate’s Hinduphobia research

Support my Hinduphobia research Hinduphobia or anti Hindu Sentiment requires systematic etymological and contextual scholarship. It is necessary to...

Multi-faith clergy to hold candlelight vigil to pray for peace in Eastern Europe

Christian-Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish-Baha’i-Pagan religious leaders of northwestern Nevada will unite in a candlelight vigil and pray together in Reno on March...

HinduPACT Stands in Solidarity with Bangladeshi Hindus Ahead of Rally Seeking Justice for Continuous Violence Since 1971 Genocide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, November 19, HinduPACT will join members of minority communities from Bangladesh in a rally...

Bajrang Dal functionary murdered by Jihadists over Hijab row in Karnataka; officials demand ban on PFI

A 23-year-old Bajrang Dal activist identified as Harsha has been murdered for opposing the wearing of hijabs in schools...

HinduPACT Thanks Wayne State President for Censuring Hinduphobic Professor Khaled Beydoun, Requests Stronger Action

  WASHINGTON, D.C – Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective (HinduPACT) is thankful to Wayne State President M. Roy...

HinduPACT Demands PM Trudeau Respect Canadians’ Right to Dissent, Must Refrain from Comparing Nazi Hakenkreuz to Peaceful Swastika to Prevent Targeting of Hindus

HinduPACT Demands PM Trudeau Respect Canadians’ Right to Dissent, Must Refrain from Comparing Nazi Hakenkreuz to Peaceful Swastika to...

Hindus urge Sofia Opera & Ballet to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging Sofia Opera and Ballet in Bulgaria to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for April...

Petra Slancova’s Interview on her upcoming documentary ‘Loving message from spiritual masters of India’

Presenter and communication lecturer Petra Slancova has been working in the media since 2002. She has extensive experience with...

The journey to freedom and spiritual happiness goes through leaving the comfort zone: Petra Slancova

Czech presenter Petra Slancova wants to inspire others to greater joy and inner fulfillment of life. The idea arose...


Macaulay’s Ghost in Indian Schools: Reji Matthew

  by Reji Matthew My article “Who taught you to dislike Hindu Dharma” was a discussion of the  some of the contemporary...

The Passing Of Our Beloved Leader, Dr. Mahesh Mehta, Is Great Loss To Hindu Cause

  Op-Ed by Rahul. C Sharma, Editor-in-Chief, World Hindu News   Dr. Mahesh Mehta (Maheshbhai), its founder and former...

‘The Kashmir Files – When a Movie Makes You Cry’ :Rohit Raina

Movie theaters for me, are a place to laugh and bond with friends, to live in a fantasy world,...

Was Indian Independence a result of Hindu resilience to genocide & colonization ?

In this interaction,  Dr. Mrittunjoy Guha Majumdar hosts  Mr. Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, outspoken commentator on contemporary socio-political and strategic realities of...

Student in Tamil Nadu commits suicide as school allegedly tortures her to convert to Christianity

  Mission Kaali looking at legal options with regard to this case M Lavanya hails from Vadugapalayam village in...

Penang Hindu Association: Heritage Recognition and Award for 2022

GTWHI HERITAGE RECOGNITION & AWARD PRESENTATION AND PONGAL CELEBRATION IN THE YEAR 2022 Attended by YB Puan Syerleena Abdul...

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Pennsylvania schools after Spring-Ford proposal

Welcoming Spring-Ford Area School District (SFASD) in Pennsylvania for reportedly proposing holiday on Diwali in its 2022-23 calendar; Hindus...

Hindu mantras to open Utah’s Cedar Hills City Council 1st time

For the first time since its incorporation in 1977, Cedar Hills City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on...

Hindu mantras to open Utah’s Clearfield City Council 1st time

For the first time since its incorporation in 1922, Clearfield City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on January...

After Hindu protest, New Jersey jewelry firm removes Lord Ganesha navel rings

  Stirling (New Jersey) based online body jewelry company RebelBod removed belly button rings carrying images of Hindu deity...


Seven people who helped Christianity infiltrate Hindu society

Original Source: Mission Kali We are still studying the after-effects of these individuals to this day A text book...

VHPA Statement on the Passing of Dr. Mahesh Mehta, a Generational Leader and the Pioneer of Hindu Movement in America

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) regretfully announces passing away of Dr. Mahesh Mehta (Maheshbhai), its founder and former...

World Hindu News Deepest Condolences And Prayers On The Death Of Dr. Mahesh Mehta

World Hindu News Offers It’s Deepest Condolences And Prayers On The Death of Dr. Mahesh Mehta. May Ishwar gives his...

Patriarch of American Hindu Organizations, Dr. Mahesh Mehta Passes Away At 86

Dr. Maheshbhai Mehta’s Aatma has left his body for the onward journey today, December 14th at 11 AM, Bharat time...

Arrest Of Ace YouTuber Maridhas No Surprise As DMK Back To Old Ways

Snapshot There is a possibility that Maridhas may not get justice if the case is tried inside Tamil Nadu....

Multi-faith clergy coalition urges Louis Vuitton to walk away from fur

In a remarkable interfaith gesture; a group of Christian, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish leaders is urging luxury fashion house...


Etsy removes Goddess Kali Cereal T-shirt within 17-hours of Hindu protest

Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. removed Goddess Kali Cereal T-shirt, displaying image of Kali seemingly promoting a...

CHINGARI – Vigils Across America for Abducted Hindu Girls

  On September 18 2021, leaders and community residents gathered in more than a dozen major cities around the...

HinduPhobia Conference Series Set to Take Place During Hindu Heritage Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The “Hindu Dharma, Hindutva and Hindudvesha” conference series kicks off this weekend in coordination with and...

Upset Hindus seek apology from Etsy for desecrating goddess Kali

  Upset Hindus are urging Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. to apologize and immediately withdraw Goddess...

Hindu communities shocked at 25-years ill-treatment of Hindu & Muslim students at Harvard; seek apology

    Hindu communities are shocked at what Editorial Board of Harvard Crimson (student daily of Harvard University) revealed:...

Historic New Dawn At “Ekal Abhiyan”

There is historic new dawn at “Ekal Abhiyan” (‘Ekal Mission’), an umbrella organization for all the ancillary ‘Ekal branchlets’,...

Hindus urge Edinburgh Council to defund Edinburgh International Festival for trivializing Hindu gods

Upset Hindus are urging The City of Edinburgh Council to halt the funding to Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) for...

Upset Hindus seek apology from Mondelēz for non-disclosure of beef in its various snacks

Upset Hindus worldwide are seeking official apology from Mondelēz International Inc., “one of the world’s largest snacks companies” headquartered...

Upset Hindus urge Minneapolis yoga mat firm withdraw Lord Ganesha mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Minneapolis headquartered “luxury” yoga mat firm “Big Raven Yoga” for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat...

Hindus push for “multi-beneficial” yoga in all Wales schools

Hindus are urging that all Wales (UK) schools should urgently adopt yoga as a part of their curriculum, providing...

Atrocities on Hindus in Pakistan

By: Prakash Mehta, President, Hindu Council of Australia. On behalf of the Hindu community of Australia, we would like...

University of Auckland attempts to muzzle Hindu voice seeking “Hindu Prayer Room”

University of Auckland (UoA) has asked distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to take his media release down “immediately” from...

Hindus urge Estonian National Opera to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

  Hindus are urging prestigious Estonian National Opera (Rahvusooper Estonia) in Tallinn to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled for April 09-June...

HinduPACT co-sponsors Capitol Hill Event to Highlight Kashmir Moving Forward Post-Article 370 Abrogation

Hindu Policy Research and Advocacy Collective (HinduPACT), an initiative of World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) and  Global Kashmiri...

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Western Australia

Hindus are urging for a permanent and dedicated Prayer Room at University of Western Australia (UWA), a public research...

Hindus critical of footballer Roy Keane for passing blame of his “worst performance” to yoga

Hindus have strongly criticized Irish footballer Roy Keane who seemed to be blaming yoga for his “worst performance” when...

Nottingham brewery apologizes after Hindu protest over goddess Kali image on beer

Langley Mill (Nottingham, England) based Bang the Elephant (BTE) Brewing Co. has apologized after Hindu protest over using Hindu...

Penang Hindu Association Appeal for House-calls Vaccination Programme for the Elderly and Invalid

Kudos to the Penang Government for launching the ‘walk-in’ vaccination programme for the senior citizens at various vaccination centres...

Hindus urge Valencia Les Arts to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

  Hindus are urging Les Arts (Reina Sofía Palace of the Arts) in Valencia (Spain) to withdraw “La Bayadère”...

Upset Hindus urge Neiman Marcus to withdraw Lord Ganesha cufflinks & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Dallas headquartered luxury fashion retailer “Neiman Marcus” to immediately withdraw Hindu deity Ganesha shaped cufflinks,...

Chaitra Navratri 2021, Day 5: Worship Maa Skandamata for salvation and prosperity, chant these mantras

The auspicious festival of Chaitra Navratri is being celebrated with full gusto and excitement. The 9-day long festivity began...

Trinidad Hindus Observe Navaratri, Ram Navami, Hanuman Jayanti in April Amidst Covid 19

PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD/TOBAGO, April 11, 2021 (HPI by Paras Ramoutar): Amidst the dreaded Covid-19 Pandemic, Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago,...

Powerful Temples of Mauritius

MAURITIUS, April 10, 2021 (Indian Spice): The history of Hindu temples in Mauritius is amazing – in many instances...

Hindu prayer to open Nevada’s Ely City Council on April 22, 1st time in 114 years

For the first time since its incorporation in 1907, Hindu mantras will start the day of Ely City Council...

Evangelical Christian mayor of Billings to recite Hindu opening-prayer in Sanskrit at City Council

In a remarkable gesture of inclusion and diversity, William A. Cole, Mayor of Montana’s largest city Billings and an...

Akhadas differ on conclusion of Kumbh Mela in view of Covid-19

Two Akhadas opining that the Kumbh Mela should conclude now considering the rising cases of Covid-19 has resulted in...

Kumbh to be Suspended After Appeal by the Prime Minister

NEW DELHI, INDIA, April 17, 2021 (PTI): Amid nationwide concern over the large gatherings seen during the Kumbh Mela,...

Utah’s Farmington City Council to start the day with Hindu mantras 1st time in 174 years

Reportedly for the first time since the city began in 1847, Farmington City Council (Utah) will start its meeting...

Hindus urge French brewery to withdraw Lord Shiva beer & apologize

Hindus are urging Grenade sur Garonne (Occitanie, France) based brewery Brasserie du Gobelet to apologize and withdraw its “Shiva...

Verses from ancient Hindu scriptures to open Utah’s South Weber City Council 1st time

Reportedly for the first time since it was incorporated as a town in 1938, South Weber City Council (Utah)...

Hindu Prayer Spoken Before City Council Meeting in Claremore Concerns Residents

CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, March 15, 2021 : A Hindu prayer spoken before tonight’s city council meeting in Claremore has residents...

Char Dham Opening Dates: Holy shrine of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri Portals Open on This Date

INDIA, March 16, 2021 : For devotees who have been waiting to know the dates that the doors to...

Verses from Hindu holy scriptures to start the day of Tennessee’s Cleveland City Council

Cleveland City Council (Tennessee) will start its meeting on April 12 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest...

Upset Hindus urge Warner Bros not to trivialize Lord Shiva in upcoming anime TV series

Upset Hindus are urging Warner Bros not to trivialize highly revered Hindu deity Lord Shiva in its upcoming anime...

Miami sportswear firm removes Lord Ganesh leggings after Hindu protest

Miami (Florida) headquartered firm Martha Acuna Sport Wear seems to have removed from its website Ganesh Lavanda Leggings, carrying...

Hindu mantras to start the day of Utah’s Sanpete County 1st time in 171 years

Reportedly for the first time since its founding in 1850, Sanpete County Commission (Utah) in Manti will start its...

Hindu prayers began the day of Utah’s Sanpete & Emery counties 1st time in history

Reportedly for the first time since their founding in 1850 and 1880 respectively, Utah’s Sanpete County Commission in Manti...

Ancient Hindu shlokas to start the day of Utah’s North Ogden City Council on March 23

North Ogden City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on March 23 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s...