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Police arrest three robbers active in Delhi-NCR

Police arrested three persons, who allegedly used to rob people after offering them a ride in their autorickshaw, from...

Security concerns pushing online shopping this Diwali: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi: To avoid risk of moving in crowded markets and easy accessibility to varieties, the internet savvy people...

Twin accidents on Diwali morning leave nine dead in Mumbai

MUMBAI: The city witnessed twin accidents on Diwali in which nine people were killed on Sunday. In the first...

Much awaited radio cabs may roll on to Lucknow streets post Diwali

LUCKNOW: Post Diwali, Lucknow is likely to witness a new dimension in its transport system with the introduction of...

Adulteration threat and homemade sweets on Diwali

LUCKNOW: This Diwali, many housewives in the city are preparing sweets at home for the festival due to fear...

Man arrested for molesting girl in Kolkata

Kolkata:  One person was arrested yesterday for allegedly molesting a girl standing on the side of main road at Jadavpur...

15 injured as bus falls off bridge in Jaipur

Jaipur:  At least fifteen passengers were injured today when a private bus in which they were travelling overturned from a...

Tight security in Jaipur to ensure safe Diwali

Jaipur:  Elaborate security arrangements have been made in the city for Diwali, with as many as 1700 additional policemen being...

Deepavali sales take a hit

Inflation, online shopping and political situation cited for the fall in festive sales It’s massive 70% dip in festival...

45 killed as bus goes up in flames on Hyderabad-Bangalore highway

Eyewitnesses say passengers were trapped at the rear with glass doors locked In one of the worst-ever road accidents...

Lighting lonely lives

For four youth in Madurai, Deepavali celebration starts a day in advance with visits to destitute and abandoned elders...

BHEL has made about 700 wheels for temple chariots in Tamil Nadu in over 45 years

CHENNAI: For long now, energy utilities have been customers of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) for its boilers and...

Majestic Shaktipeeth Temple: God’s alluring home of faith

Chandigarh: The Mansa Devi temple situated in the Panchkula district of Chandigarh is popular not only for the firm...

Chandigarh-born software engineer Gurdeep Singh Pall named Skype vice-president

According to the Microsoft website, Pall has more than 20 patents (in process or approved) in networking, VoIP and...

Devotees visit Golden Temple in numbers for Diwali

Thick crowds of devotees offered prayers here on the occasion ofDiwali today at the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for...

Robbery at Jain temple in Bangalore

A gang of unidentified persons robbed a Jain temple situated on Akkipet main road in Bangalore after attacking the...

Bangalore: 6 lakh students to celebrate eco-friendly Diwali

Bangalore: At least six lakh children across Bangalore have said no to crackers this Diwali and the State Pollution...

Shillong Puja peaceful despite bombing incident

SHILLONG: The Durga Puja festival in the city has been peaceful so far despite underlying tension after hoodlums hurled petrol bombs...

Shillong violence victim dies in Delhi hospital

SHILLONG: Vikash Nandwal (34), a prominent trader who was set on fire by miscreants inside his store at Motphran...

Woman found dead in West Bengal, family alleges rape

Kolkata: The half-naked body of a married woman bearing a deep wound in the neck was found in West...

Noise norm row in run-up to Diwali

KOLKATA: The state government may stick to its sound limit of 90 decibels this Diwali as the National Green Tribunal (NGT)...

Security beefed up in Kolkata for Kali puja, Diwali

Kolkata: CCTV cameras have been installed and check posts set up at entrances to the metropolis as part of...

Nagaland, India: Hindu Seva Samiti urges for eco-friendly, disciplined Vishwakarma Puja

Dimapur, September 16 (MExN): Hindu Seva Samiti, Dimapur while extending Vishwakarma Puja greetings has requested all concerned to maintain religious...

Governor, CM extend Diwali greetings

State governor Dr. Ashwani Kumar has extended his greetings to the people of Nagaland on the occasion of Diwali,...

Seven Killed in Suspected Militant Attack in Assam

The death toll in the attack by suspected Garo National Liberation Army insurgents on a group of people gambling...

A day after opening, rhino carcass found in Kaziranga Park

A day after the Kaziranga National Park was opened for this tourist season, forest guards on Saturday found a...

IAF chief celebrates Diwali with air warriors at Port Blair

IAF chief NAK Browne today visited the Andaman and NicobarCommand at Port Blair to celebrate Diwali with the air warriors. After his arrival at the Carnic...

Mizo CM under attack over ‘Hindu celebration’

Mizoram’s opposition party Mizo National Front (MNF) has slammed chief minister Lal Thanhawla for participating in the Hindu festivals...

Additional ships deployed following protest

Following protest from the people of Lakshadweep who were stranded in Kochi due to the lack of adequate number...

Goddess Lakshmi (Laxmiji)

Lakshmi ji (or Laxmi) the a goddess in Hinduism known to symbolize wealth, spiritual and physical wealth, good health...

Ten Muslims return to Hinduism

Mumbai, 21st Oct 2012 :  In the event organized by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) here on Sunday,Another  10 Muslims...

Hindus of Vietnam

The Champa civilization was located in the more southern part of what is today Central Vietnam, and was a highly Indianized Hindu...

The Mexican-Hindu Connection : In a Search for Their Roots

The Mexican-Hindu Connection : In a Search for Their Roots, Descendants Discover a Moving Tale of Loneliness and Racism...

Hinduism in Brazil

According to 2000 Census, there are about 3000 Hindus in Brazil. The number must be more as Hinduism has...

Peru’s Ancient Vedic Culture

In the Western Hemisphere too there is evidence of Hinduism having once flourished there. In Mexico a festival is celebrated at the same time...

SoCal Diwali 2013: Celebrations and events for the South Asian ‘Festival of Lights’

South Asians in Southern California are gearing up for Diwali, a five-day festival traditionally celebrated during the month of...

VHPA Joint General Secretary Shri. Sanjay Mehta visited Houston, TX

VHPA Joint General Secretary Shri. Sanjay Mehta visited Houston, TX on Feb 09, 2013 . During his purposeful visit...

VHPA Hindi Camp Connects Healthy Living to Healthy Environment

A large number of children participated in the field trip to Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center. Balvihar Hindi School...

Diwali, Hindu Festival Of Lights Goes Mainstream In North America

Happy Diwali! Happy Di what? It’s a Hindu holiday — and an important one — celebrated this week by Hindus all...

Hindu Demographics – Population of Hindus in the U.S.

From 1,700 people in 1900, the Hindu population in America grew to approximately 387,000 by 1980 and 1.1 million...

AHAD – American Hindu Against Defamation

AHAD – American Hindu Against Defamation An ever vigilant coalition of the largest Hindu organizations – a Hindu watchdog...

25 years in making, Encyclopedia of Hinduism unveiled in US

COLUMBIA: A 25-year quest by nearly 1,000 scholars to document and present one of the world’s oldest living traditions...

Two Rajasthan MLAs in dock over Gopalgarh riots

NEW DELHI: Two Rajasthan legislators might be in trouble in connection with the September 2011 Gopalgarh (Rajasthan) riots as...

HMSA Celebrates & Pakistani Hindu Refugees Celebrate Diwali with Sweets & Firecrakers

HMSA Celebrates & Pakistani Hindu Refugees Celebrate Diwali with Sweets & Firecrakers

Ancient Vishnu idol found in Russian town

MOSCOW: An ancient Vishnu idol has been found during excavation in an old village in Russia’s Volga region, raising...

OFBJP-USA Rebuttal to NY Times Article on Narendra Modi

Oct 29th 2013 Washington DC To: The Editorial Board, New York Times Ref: Your editorial “Narendra Modi’s Rise in...

Diwali – Nov 03- Test

Diwali – Nov 03- Test

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Durga puja pandals in Narkeldanga face communal threat; deities destroyed and pandal pillaged

An altercation on a minor issue soon turned ugly on the day of Maha Saptami , 10th October, in Narkeldanga area of...

Hindus waging desperate struggles in Basanti, Sandeshkhali

The following is a heartrending narrative of the condition of Hindus inhabiting No. 7, No. 9, No. 10 and No....

Another love jihad turns nightmare as victim returns to parents home bruised, beaten and tortured in Gazole, Malda

Baby Debnath, 29 years old lady and daughter of late Haren Chandra Debnath, is a resident of Arjunpur village...

Hindu pilgrim temple stampede kills at least 115 in India

At least 115 pilgrims, many of them women and children, have been killed and dozens more injured in a...

Hindu Tamil Temple Consecrated In Myanmar

MYANMAR, January 30, 2010: Tamils in Myanmar consecrated a renovated Perumaal temple in Yangon on Wednesday morning. Several thousand...

Bhutan’s Plans for Democracy Exclude Hindu Refugees

     It’s democracy for some as Bhutan refuses to allow more than 100,000 Bhutanese Hindu refugees to return...

Taliban Deny Killing Sushmita Banerjee, But Hindus And Sikhs Vanishing From Afghanista

The murder of Sushmita Banerjee, an Indian Bengali author living in Afghanistan with her Afghan husband, likely underscores the...

Promoting Hinduism? Parents Demand Removal Of School Yoga Class

During first period at Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary School in Encinitas, Calif., Kristen McCloskey leads about two dozen third-graders through...

South Florida Indians Celebrate Diwali: Festival of Lights

Diwali is the most widely celebrated Indian festival around the world. It represents the triumph of good over evil,...

Eight get life sentence in Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati (VHP Activist) murder case

Bhubaneswar: Eight convicts, including a Maoist, was sentenced to life in prison by a court in Odisha today for the...

Moscow Marks Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth Anniversary

RUSSIA, April 18, 2013 (Elena Krovvidi,RIR): This week, the Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Centre at the Indian Embassy in Moscow,...

Armed Muslim mob of 20,000 attacks Hindus, burns shops in J&K

The attacks began right after Eid prayers. The police came late, and did little or nothing to rein in...

Shiv Sainik killed in Antop Hill

MUMBAI: A 28-year-old party worker of Shiv Sena was hacked to death by five persons near his residence in Sangamnagar in...

HMSA condemns the barbaric killing of US ambassador Mr. Christopher Stevens in Libya

Hindu Congress of America aka Hindu Mahasabha of America (HMSA) condemns the barbaric killing of United States ambassador Mr....

HMSA condemns the act of vandalism of Hindu Mandir in Canada’s British Columbia

July 4th, 2013 – (Wilmington, DE). HMSA condemn the act of vandalism on the Hindu Mandir temple in Surrey...

A Rebuttal to NYT Article “Campaign for Prime Minister in India Gets Off to Violent Start”

As India enters into its next phase of its political journey, with the selection of Mr. Narendra Modi as...

Thousands of Texans celebrated Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America Kite flying festival

JAN 21, 2013    Source: VHPA It was a foggy morning but that doesn’t deter VHPA vol-unteers and Texans...

Shri. Ashok Chowgule visits Houston, TX, USA (President VHP Bharat – External)

Shri. Ashok Chowgule Ji visited Houston, Texas between Nov 2nd—Nov 4th 2012 as part of his multi city visits...

Sumner County Schools Cuts Out Field Trips To Religious Venues

ENNESSEE, U.S., September 20, 2013 (Tennessean): Sumner County Schools students will no longer be allowed to take field trips...

VHPA Joint General Secretary Shri. Sanjay Mehta visited Houston

VHPA Joint General Secretary Shri. Sanjay Mehta visited Houston, TX on Feb 09, 2013 . During his purposeful visit...

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston hosts sixth annual HAVAN conference organized by VHPA

Houston, Texas, USA: World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) conducts fifth annual HAVAN Conference in Houston, Texas. The event...

HMSA condemns the barbaric killing of Indian Army personnel

Hindu Congress of America aka Hindu Mahasabha of America (HMSA) condemns the barbaric killing of Indian Army  personnel and...

Indian Politicians: Pakistan’s Proxy Soldiers

by R S N Singh Former RAW Official. Col. Purohit of the Military Intelligence was implicated for his association...

Seminar on “IB on the Brink?” Politicizing Terror: A disaster in the making

The Rohngiyas and the Buddhists have riots in Myanmar. Where does the terror backlash come? Not in monasteries of...

Keeping the Hindu faith in America : Challenges and needs of Caribbean Hindus Share A Journey!

The Journey of Caribbean Hindus The abolition of the slave trade created a labor shortage that threatened the survival...

VHPA Chicago “World without Borders 2013” Program on Commemorate Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth Anniversary

Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA) Greater Chicago Chapter along with more than 35 temples and organizations of Chicago land organized “World without...

WHEF Explores Sustainable Ways to Strengthen Economy

                                New Delhi to...

Man hangs self, blames wife and Abdul Wahab on video

MUMBAI: In probably the first case of its kind, a 38-year-old driver hanged himself in the early hours of...

HINDU UNITY DAY IN NEW YORK — A HISTORIC SUCCESS

Report by Narain Kataria in New York   The 19th Hindu Unity Day (Hindu Sangathan Divas) was celebrated  with pomp, position,...

Schoolgirl’s accidental death turns Ukiler Bazaar, Kakdip into a communal battleground

The death of 15 year old Class X Pritisha Maity, student at local Rajnagar Srinathgram Banividyapith due to a...







Swami Vigyananand Ji (VHP Jt General Secretary) visits Houston

Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) Joint General Secretary visits Houston, TX on Oct 24th 2012. During his stay he met...


Surge in cases of sexual abuse against women in Bengal as administration goes slow on attackers

Sexual abuse and assault of women has become a regular affair in the Indian state of West Bengal. While...

Basanti apprehend violent communal clashes

Basanti in South 24 Paraganas district is seething with communal tensions and apprehension that violent altercations may take place...

Hindu groups protest and memorandum submission at Embassy of Pakistan (DC) on Hindu Human Rights Violation

August 16, 2013, Washington DC                     Members of five different organizations,...

White House and Hindu American Seva Communities cohost 2013 National Seva Conference

WASHINGTON, DC, September 27, 2013 (Press Release): Hindu American Seva Communities (HASC) cohosted, with the White House Office of...

Hindus Laud Judge Srinivasan for Taking Oath on Gita

Sri Srinivasan was on Friday sworn in as judge of the second most powerful court of the United States,...

Housewife gang-raped, murdered in Dhapdhapi

Bithi (name changed) is 23 year old wife of Purna Ghosh (name changed) and resident of Dhapdhapi village under...

Hindu Temple of Woodland Hosts Second Annual Hindu Awareness Yatra organized by VHPA

Hindu Temple of Woodland Hosts Second Annual Hindu Awareness Yatra organized by VHPA PRESS RELEASE AUGUST 26 2013   ...

Swami Laxmananda Saraswati

  HPI NEW DELHI, INDIA September 8th, 2008 : A public memorial was held September...

BJP launches overseas unit in Canada

Toronto: Overseas Friends of Bharatiya Janata Party (OFBJP) has launched a Canada unit with chapters in four major cities...

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston hosts fifth annual HAVAN conference organized by VHPA

Houston, Texas, USA: World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) conducts fifth annual HAVAN Conference in Houston, Tex-as. The event...

UAE amnesty to help many expatriate Keralites

Two-month pardon for undocumented residents The number of Keralites who are going to benefit from the two-month pardon announced...

Four Hindus in Singapore Ministry, including Deputy PM

In the new cabinet announced by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, there are four Hindus including Deputy Pime...

Hindus Shocked And Perturbed By BBS Statement – ‘Sri Lanka Is The Country Of Sinhala Buddhists’

SOURCE: COLOMBO TELEGRAPH https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/hindus-shocked-and-perturbed-by-bbs-statement-sri-lanka-is-the-country-of-sinhala-buddhists/ “We are shocked and perturbed to read a News item appearing in the front page...

Political jubilation panics villagers of Kanaidanga, Hooghly

The jubilant march of activists and supporters of Trinamool Congress on August 25, 2013 after successfully forming the Panchayat...

School students in Kaliachak thrash headmaster for molesting parateacher

Bedrabad Baisnabnagar High School is located under the jurisdiction of Kaliachak police station in Malda district of West Bengal. On 9th September...

Villages in Sandeshkhali PS under communal attack; united resistance by victims prompts police action

In the morning of 31st August, a mob consisting of Muslim miscreants attacked and destroyed several shops and severely...

Spirited veneration denotes Gopal Pantha’s commemoration

A fully packed Mahajati Sadan auditorium signaled the success of Hindu Samhati’s attempt to commemorate the glorious acts of...

Vehicle carrying smuggled cows hits a woman, condition critical

Apart from ravaging economy and causing long-lasting harm to the society, ceaseless smuggling of cows to Bangladesh has become a terror...

Doctor assaulted in Uluberia for failing to donate to celebrate Eid

An unruly mob consisting of members from Uluberia Junior Sporting Club thrashed distinguished child specialist Dr. Sourav Manna severely...

Katwa Byabasayi Samity Won The Battle

On August 10, 2013, Katwa, renowned sub divisional town in the district of Burdwan, witnessed a communal problem. The...

Minor student of Chengail primary school brutally molested

Bail of culprit creates uproar As Shilpi (name changed) was talking to this scribe, she was just shivering while...

Will there be any justice for Bhetku?

Bhetku Singh, the lone wage earner for his impoverished family was found dead under mysterious situation in the residence...

Youths beaten up mercilessly in Chandannagar while attackers roam freely

On 26th April at 8.30 pm, Bikram Hela, son of late Ramesh Hela, was going from Urdibazar to Jhaubagan Gali, P.S....

Hooligans thrash Hindu traders in Raiganj

Cloth traders Palash  Bhattacharjee and Padma Bhattacharjee, residents of Bhatol village, P.S. Raiganj, North Dinajpur district of West Bengal...

Unified resistance in Roygunj forbids Islamists

Tangra, located in No 7 Shitgram, Roygunj block, North Dinajpur district, is a nondescript Hindu majority village although a...

Hindu Samhati’s Protest March in Bangaon

To raise awareness regarding the recent developments in Bengal and how a venomous network of cross-border criminals is spreading ...

Hindu Samhati’s Protest rocks Barasat

Justice to  Shipra at any cost Braving natural disaster, thousands of people, representing all walks of life, joined the...

Mass Demonstration against Barasat gang rape and murder of Hindu girl

Seated beside the speaker is the father and brother of the victim Shipra Ghosh. The brother has his shaven...

Hindu Samhati youths stop construction of illegal mosque in Bangaon

Paikpara Ghatbaur, P.S. Bangaon, near to Bangaon town, on May 23, 2013, remained witness to a scuffle between Muslim...

Hindus have got to struggle for Vande Mataram

If a few persons have got amazed at the raucous behavior of Shaifqur Rehman Burq of BSP in deserting...

Hindu girl student harassed in Joynagar

Hindu mob thrash guilty Muslim ruffians Bokul Das, Hindu girl student of 14 years (age) and also daughter of...

Bengal Government’s apathy to Hindu students – Unbound

What a disparity!! No stone is being left unturned to hassle, persecute Hindus by the reigning Bengal government while Muslims are...

Hindu Deities Broken In Midnapur, Situation Tense

Midnapore district of West Bengal has always been in the forefront of revolutionary movements for centuries against any kind...

Properties Belonging To Hindus Under Siege In Basanti

Uttar Mokamberia (Kalibattala), under Basanti police station, South 24 Paraganas  is an obscure yet typical village that dots the...

Battle of Rajasthan – Hindu martial prowess crushed brutal Islamists

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee once lamented since Bengali Hindus are not interested to maintain their own history. But this grave...

Hindus on fire in Ranigunj

Hindu rage as regards rape of an innocent Hindu girl student in the colliery town ofRanigunj refuses to end and...

Kerala Police unmasks PFI’s terror face

  It took the police some time to catch up with the activities of the Popular Front of India...

Hindu persecution in East Midnapore

Muslim radicals dared to continue illegal construction Hindus thrashed brutally for protesting   Without doubt, there can’t be any better...

Hindus of Khaspur village have been attacked by Cow Smugglers

Yesterday on April 23 night at around 11 pm a mob of cow traffickers supported by local Muslims created...

AP government ignored warning on IM operative’s release

HYDERABAD: Despite prison officials warning the government to ‘review’ granting remission to Syed Maqbool, whose name has come up...

Forces Uncovered Behind the Narendra Modi and Wharton School Fiasco? (Video)

By Janice C. (CHAKRA) In 2013, the prestigious  school of Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania had its annual Wharton India...

Kashmir Wandhama Massacre! Some Questions Remain Unanswered!

Dr. O. P. Sudrania In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime. – Abdul Kalam “The object of...

The Plight of Hindus – A Lion Who Thinks He is a Mouse?

By Francois Gautier (CHAKRA Blogs) I have fought for the Kashmir Pandits ever since I covered Kashmir in the nineties and...

Diwali food drive by Balagokulams in DC area

DC Metro area chapter of SEWA international along with HSS Balgokulams(www.hssus.org) in DC metro area conducted its first annual food drive...

Sikhs Threatened to Embrace Islam or Leave Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, India (CHAKRA) —In the Kashmir Valley, Sikhs have been recently told to pack up and leave if they do...