AMERICAS – Highlights

AMERICAS – Highlights

Upset Hindus urge California apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Santa Ana (California, USA) based athletic clothing brand INKnBURN for immediate withdrawal of shorts carrying...

Despite Hindu protest, College of New Jersey refuses to withdraw its newspaper labelling Hinduism as “unforgiving”

Despite Hindu protest, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in Ewing is refusing to withdraw printed copies of its...

Hindu temples in North America opting for taller statues of gods

Hindus have welcomed the trend of installing towering statues of Hindu deities in Hindu temples in North America. With...

Anti-Hindu USCIRF: Sex, crime, bigotry in the name of religious freedom

Earlier in December, when the Citizenship Amendment Bill (now Act) was passed in the Lok Sabha, USCIRF issued a...

Many Alabama churches host yoga, but public schools continue to “prohibit” it

Many Alabama churches now reportedly host/offer/conduct or have hosted/offered/conducted yoga classes, but Alabama State Department of Education continues to...

Balmiki Ramayana Exhibition In Trinidad – Paras Ramoutar

High Commission of India opened the Balmiki Ramayana Exhibition to the public on January 7, 2020 at the Prestigious...

Warning! Nazi Narratives Continue to Threaten Hindus and Jews

By Souptik Mukherjee Hitler stole the ancient Hindu symbol of the Swastika, which for thousands of years had been used...

Hindus push for Diwali holiday in New York’s Valley Stream School District

Hindus are urging Valley Stream Central High School District (VSCHSD) in New York to proclaim official holiday on Diwali,...

Sri Jayanthi Kumaraswami of Chennai one-month “Yaga For Peace” mission to Trinidad Tobago

Her Holiness Sri Jayanthi  Kumaraswami of Chennai, India will climax her one-month mission to Trinidad and Tobago with a...

Christians greeted on Christmas by Hindus

Hindus have sent greetings to Christian communities world over for Christmas.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release...

Rallies across US in support of Citizenship Amendment Act

New York, Dec 23, 2019:   The Indian diaspora in the US from several hundreds of organizations showed their...

Dilip Mehta – An American Hindu Leader, Contributes $200 for Hinglaj Mata Temple Boundary Wall Creation

29th Dec 2019 | Jodhpur, India American Hindu leader and former Hindu Mahasabha of American president, Dilip Mehta visited the...

Canada clothing firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesha legging within 24-hours of Hindu protest

Greater Vancouver (Canada) based athleisure brand NoMiNoU has apologized and withdrawn legging and capri, carrying images of Hindu deity...

Upset Hindus urge Vancouver athleisure brand to withdraw Lord Ganesha legging & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Greater Vancouver (Canada) based athleisure brand NoMiNoU for immediate withdrawal of legging and capri carrying...

Hindus express concern at Netflix’s Ramayana inspired animation series “Heaven’s Forest”

Hindus are urging Netflix to stay true to the story and the spirit of Hindu scripture Ramayana when borrowing storyline and...

Congrats on WHN 6th anniversary: Paras Ramoutar, Intl. Journalist

Dear Shri Rahul Chandra Sharma Congrats on the sixth anniversary of  your masterpiece publication, WHN. I wish to advise...

Hindus seek retirement of “Dutch Black Pete”

Hindus are asking for the permanent departure of Dutch Black Pete (Zwarte Piet).   It was time for the...

Upset Hindus urge Russian brewery to remove Lord Ganesh image from beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Saint Petersburg (Russia) area based Mookhomor Production microbrewery to apologize and not use Hindu deity...

Lauding Henrico for Diwali holiday, Hindus want all Virginia schools close on Diwali

Welcoming Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) in Virginia for proposing student holiday on Diwali in both the versions of...

Anita Anand becomes first Hindu cabinet minister in Canada

MP Anita Anand, becomes first Hindu woman lawmaker to be made a minister in Canada.She is now the minister of public...