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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...

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...

Houston Hindus – Dilip Mehta, Dr. Rudranath Talukdar Contributes $500 School Supplies for Pakistan Hindu Refugees Children

29 Dec 2019, Jodhpur, India Dilip Mehta – former Hindu Mahasabha of America president and American Hindu Patriarch visited...

New Jersey apparel firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh underwear after Hindu protest

Clifton (New Jersey) headquartered apparel label Customon has apologized and withdrawn thong and panty carrying image of Hindu deity...

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Greater Vancouver (Canada) based athleisure brand NoMiNoU has apologized and withdrawn legging and capri, carrying images of Hindu deity...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 Netflix to withdraw film First Temptation as it trivializes Lord Shiva

Hindus have urged Netflix to immediately withdraw short Brazilian film in Portuguese “A Primeira Tentação de Cristo” (The First...

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...

Upset Hindus urge Indianapolis firm to withdraw merchandise denigrating Hinduism & apologize

Hindus are urging Zorestina, an Indianapolis based t-shirt & accessories online company, for immediate withdrawal of some products, which...

Upset Hindus urge New Jersey apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh underwear & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Clifton (New Jersey) headquartered apparel label Customon for immediate withdrawal of a thong and panty...

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...

World Hindu Council Conference “Threads 2019” Tells the Story of Hindu Americans

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, November 7, 2019 (India New England News): Attended by about 400 delegates from 30 states in the...

On World Hindu News Sixth Anniversary, A BIG Thanks To You All !

Namaste Jai Shri. Ram! Jai Mata Ki! On this sixth anniversary of World Hindu News thank you for empowering worldwide Hindu news...

Trailblazing Historic ‘Hindu Mandir Executive Conference’ in NJ :Prakash Waghmare

“Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHPA)” sponsored historic 14th annual ‘Hindu Mandir Executive Conference (HMEC)’ in New Jersey concluded...

Diwali Celebration at White House Oct. 24

U.S. President Donald Trump will celebrate Diwali at the White House Oct. 24, three days ahead of the formal...

Global Human Rights Conference in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA, October 17, 2019: The United States Hindu Alliance (USHA) plans to organize the first global human rights conference...

Lauding Jonesboro school for launching yoga, Hindus seek yoga in all Arkansas schools

Commending Jonesboro Kindergarten Center (JKC) for reportedly using yoga to help students learn to read, Hindus are urging for...

Hindus worldwide dismayed over Calgary denying immersion of Lord Ganesha

Hindus worldwide are perturbed over Calgary (Alberta, Canada) reportedly denying permission to local Hindu community for immersing Hindu deity...

Hindus laud University of Virginia Cancer Center for offering free yoga to patients

Hindus have commended University of Virginia (UVA) Cancer Center in Charlottesville for launching free yoga classes for cancer patients,...

NDTV CEO Suparna Singh forced to resign after I&B Ministry caught her holding US Citizenship

Hindu University of America: Orientation to Hindu Studies

Dear Friends & Supporters, We are pleased to announce that Hindu University of America is open for enrollment. Please visit...

Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora protests at Washington Post HQ, thanks PM Modi, HM Amit Shah

Washington DC , 07 Sep’19 About 300 Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora and Indian American community have protested in front of...

Hindu Youth Camp Focuses on Heritage, Indian Culture

HOUSTON, TEXAS, August 8, 2019 (Houston Chronicle): The last day of school is the beginning of the countdown to...

Register now – 14th Annual Hindu Mandir Executives’ Conference USA

Update on 14th Annual Hindu Mandir Executives’ ConferenceFRIDAY, SEPT 20, 6PM – SUNDAY, SEPT 22, 12PM Sustaining Temples and Institutions: Building Security...

Bhagvad Gita Scholarship for Middle and High School Students of US

Bhagvad Gita Scholarship for Middle and High School Students Coalition of Hindu Youth (CHY)  /  Hindu Mandir Executives’ Conference...

Milpitas-Based Hindu Community Institute Graduates Inaugural Group of Counselors of Hindu Tradition

MILPITAS, Calif. — The Hindu Community Institute introduced its inaugural group of Counselors of Hindu Tradition at a graduation...

Condolence Message from Center of Hindu Empowerment On The Unfortunate Demise Of Senior BJP Leader Shri. Arun Jaitley

Source: World Hindu News (WHN)

Hindus come to Tom Brady’s defense, saying yoga is a serious time-tested powerhouse

Hindus have come to the defense of New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady as many made fun of...

“Prohibition” of yoga in Alabama public schools continues

“Prohibition” of yoga in the public schools of Alabama continues despite an agenda item in the February 14 Work...

Upset Hindus urge California firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh water polo suit & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging reportedly Murrieta (California) based water sports clothing firm Bbosi Sports for immediate withdrawal of men’s...

Major General (Retd) G. D. Bakshi US Tour

Source: World Hindu News (WHN)

Lauding Lawrenceburg school, Hindus urge all Kentucky schools to offer “World Religions”

Commending Anderson County High School (ACHS) in Lawrenceburg (Kentucky) for offering “World Religions” course, Hindus are urging all Kentucky...

Upset Hindus seek right to cremation in Malta as “burial hinders soul’s journey”

Worldwide Hindus are upset over Malta not having mechanism for the cremation of deceased Hindus, forcing the community to...

Santa Cruz sock co. apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh socks within hours of Hindu protest

Santa Cruz (California) based sock company MERGE4 has apologized and taken down socks carrying image of Hindu deity Lord...

Hindu priest attacked near temple in US

The priest suffered bruises and abrasions all over his body, including his face during the attack on July 18,...

Upset Hindus urge Charlotte fitness-wear firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh leggings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Charlotte (North Carolina) based fitness-wear brand USFitGirls for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of...

Hindus in Richmond Hill Oppose 14-Storeys near Ganesha Temple at Bayview and Elgin Mills

image: ONTARIO, CANADA, June 26, 2019 (York Region): As long as the Hindus can see the temple, they can pray....

Years in the Making, Taos Hindu Temple Housing Rare Statue Opens

TAOS, NEW MEXICO, July 12, 2019 (KRQE News): Thousands of people are expected in Taos this weekend for the...

Pearland Is Home to Rare Hindu Temple Crafted by Hand

PEARLAND, TEXAS, July 5, 2019 (Yahoo News): The Houston area Pearland temple is the only temple dedicated to the...

Upset Hindus seek apology from Whole Foods for not being transparent in food labels

Hindus are upset at supermarket chain Whole Foods Market (WFM), which claims to “maintain the strictest quality standards in...

Six City Councils in Utah heard Hindu mantras this week

Meetings of six city councils in Utah had Hindu invocations between June 10 to 13, containing verses from world’s...

Utah’s Alpine City Council to start day with Hindu mantras 1st time in 169 years

Hindu prayers will open the June 11 meeting of Alpine City Council in Utah for the first time since...

Appeal for Families of the Brave Jawans in J&K

World Hindu Council of America Inc. (VHPA) Seva (Social Services) Office P.O.Box 2009, Natick, MA 01760 732-744-0851; office@vhp-america.org; www.vhp-america.org Appeal for Families of the...
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VHPA DC Chapter’s cricket program Maryland Cricket League is hosting US National Youth Cricket Tournament

With Maryland Cricket League’s hard work over the past decade and everyone’s best wishes we, The Maryland Cricket League...

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 urge St Andrews Univ for objective treatment of Hinduism in upcoming theology encyclopedia

Hindus are urging University of St Andrews (USTA) in Scotland to give Hinduism an objective treatment in its upcoming...

India’s First Yoga Guru In West

INDIA, November 30, 2019 (Telangana Today): It is a tribute to all that he did and achieved, so painstakingly...

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...

Upset Hindus urge Amazon to apologize & withdraw buffalo-skull carved with Lord Ganesha

Upset Hindus are urging world’s largest online retailer Amazon.com for the immediate withdrawal of wall-hanging showing image of Hindu...

Ontario Passes Proclaims November Hindu Heritage Month

ONTARIO, CANADA, November 18, 2019 : Ontario is home to a large and vibrant Hindu community. Since the first...

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...

THREADS 2019: Day Two of the Conference Generates Thought-Provoking Discussions

BOSTON, MA – The Threads 2019 conference, continued second day of deliberations with thought-provoking discussions across several fascinating domains. ...

Expel the Darkness: The Infinity Foundation Journey

Expel the Darkness:The Infinity Foundation Journey Infinity Foundation wishes everyone a very happy Diwali. The foundation has completed 25 years...

Netflix Greenlights TV Series about Hindu Deities from Indian American Animator Sanjay Patel

Veteran Indian American Pixar director and animator Sanjay Patel is behind Netflix’s latest animated series, “Ghee Happy.” But this...

Hinduism in Latin America: Rajiv Malhotra

Hinduism in Latin America  Swami Paramadvaiti, an original disciple of Swami Prabhupada is the founder of Vrinda Mission, whose...

An Ancient Tradition has Happened at Middle Cove for Decades. And Hardly Anyone Knows about it

NEWFOUNDLAND, CANADA, September 11, 2019 (CBC): For nearly 50 years, perhaps longer, the beach at Middle Cove has witnessed...

Hindus seek display of Bhagavad Gita at Manchester Veterans Hospital

Hindus would also like to display ancient Hindu scripture Bhagavad-Gita on the entrance lobby table at Veterans Affairs Medical...

Enroll in Orientation to Hindu Studies at Hindu University of America

Follow Hindu University of America on Social Media! Did you know that the Hindu University of America has a...

Oklahoma launches yoga as “brain-breaks” for students, while it is banned in nearby Alabama

Yoga has reportedly been introduced in some Oklahoma public schools as periodic “brain-breaks” for students. On the other hand,...

Upset Hindus urge Georgia clothing firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Athens (Georgia) based apparel and home goods company Vision Lab for immediate withdrawal of yoga...

Om Shakti Foundation, Hi-tech healthcare for Hindus, launched in Houston with Major-General (Retd) G.D.Bakshi

Houston, TX – (August 18th, 2019) – Om Shakti Foundation organized an event at VPSS Haveli Houston on Aug...

Puppet show draws crowds to raise funds for Support a Child – A VHP initiative

Manu Shah, HoustonWednesday, July 31, 2019 | 12:16 PM A brilliant production of the Dhaatu Puppet Theater from Bengaluru...

Sewa International – Ganesh Utsav 2019 Schedule

Ganesh Utsav – Sponsor a Child When8 Sep 2019 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM LocationChinmaya Somnath, Chantilly, VA 20151...

Charleston yoga firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesha mat within hours of Hindu protest

Charleston (South Carolina) based yoga mats and accessories company Yoloha Yoga has apologized and taken down yoga mat carrying...

Upset Hindus urge Santa Cruz sock company to withdraw Lord Ganesh socks & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging sock company MERGE4 based out of Santa Cruz (California) for immediate recalling of socks carrying...

Ground-breaking of $1.2 million Columbus Ganesh Temple in Indiana on August 3

Ground-breaking ceremony of 8,000 square feet Sri Ganesh Mandir in Columbus, Indiana; complete with ancient Hindu rituals conducted by...

Designated “Hindu Prayer Room” sought at University of Virginia

Hindus are urging for a permanent and dedicated Prayer Room at University of Virginia (UVA), renowned global research university...

Upset Hindus urge Florence firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh yoga mat & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Florence (Italy) based company Yogic Yantra for immediate withdrawal of yoga mat carrying image of...

Utah’s Oakley City Council opened with Hindu mantras 1st time in 86 years on June 10

Hindu prayers opened the June 10 meeting of Oakley City Council (Utah) for the first time since its incorporation...

Maine Senate & House open with Hindu prayers

Both Maine House of Representatives and Senate in Augusta opened their June three and four sessions respectively with Hindu...

Councils of 6 Utah cities to start the day with Hindu mantras in June

Hindu prayers will open the meetings of six city councils in Utah between June 10 to 13, containing verses...

Houston 2019 – “Hindu Agenda in the Modi Era” – Dr. Koenraad Elst

Global Hindu Awareness Seminar Series Houston 2019 When: Saturday, June 1st, 2019, 2:00 pm — 4:00 pm, Houston Venue:Holiday Inn...

Hindu Society of Minnesota proudly Hosts 9th Annual Hindu American Vanaprasthi Network (HAVAN) Conference

HAVAN Conference Brouchure June 1st, 2019 | 9am-6pm Venue: Nath Auditorium at Hindu Temple Of Minnesota 10530 Troy Lane...

Ontario’s Hindu Cultural Centre plans $1.6 million expansion

The Hindu Cultural Centre (HCC) in London (Ontario, Canada) has reportedly planned $1.6 million expansion. This expansion, aimed to...

World Hindu Council of America to Hold Threads 2019 Conference in Boston November 1 to 3

NATICK, MASSACHUSETTS, May 23, 2019 (Press Release): The World Hindu Council of America is pleased to announce THREADS 2019,...

HinduAssociationUSA Donations to help the victims of Fani Cyclone in India ~ Urgent Appeal for Help

American Hindu Association(AHA) May 4, 2019   Donations to help the victims of Fani Cyclone in India.    Millions of...

Hindu mantras to open Las Vegas, Clark, Henderson, N. Las Vegas, Mesquite Councils

Clark County Board of Commissioners and City Councils of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Mesquite in Nevada will...

Hinduism in focus at CNN Town Hall

WASHINGTON, DC: CNN held a Town Hall with Tulsi Gabbard – the first Hindu American to be elected to...

Holi Around the World

Holi knows no bars, Holi knows no boundaries too. Across the world wherever Indians or people of Indian origin...

Legislature to open with Hindu prayers

A global Hindu and interfaith leader will provide the invocation at the North Dakota Legislature in February using mantras...

California University Expresses Continued Interest in Hindu Chairs

CALIFORNIA, U.S., March 18, 2018 (DCF USA): After sustained engagement with the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity (OEOD),...

Hindu American Foundation Announces Launch of “I Am Hindu American” Campaign

Hindu American Foundation Announces Launch of “I Am Hindu American” Campaign #IAMHINDUAMERICAN Digital campaign to raise awareness of Hindu...

Multi-faith service held in Nevada to express solidarity with Pittsburgh & Jewish community

A multi-faith service to express “Solidarity With Pittsburgh and the Jewish Community” was held at Temple Emanu-El, Nevada’s oldest...

Malibu Hindu Temple Safe for Now

Hindu Temple Society of Southern California LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, November 11, 2018 (bulletin from Nadadur S. Kumar): “Against all...

Diwali celebration event aims to bring Coventry communities together

Picture by Creative Commons License. A DIWALI celebration is aiming to bring the whole of Coventry together. The Diwali...

Hindu Jewish Festival of Lights

(Chicago, IL — September 4, 2018) — 125 years ago, Swami Vivekananda made history with his groundbreaking speech to...

Tens of Thousands Descend on Sugar Land Stadium for Diwali Celebration

SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, October 20, 2018 (Houston Chronicle): The sounds of drums and Indian dance music echoed Saturday night...

World’s Largest Shirdi Sai Temple Outside India to Hold Grand Opening on Oct. 9-21 in Groton,MA

GROTON, MASSACHUSETTS, September 9, 2018 (India New England): After almost three years of extensive design, planning and construction, the...

Houston Hindus to Honor Beth Kukarni for Decades of Volunteer Service

HOUSTON, TEXAS, August 23, 2018 (Indo American News): : Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) presented their 2018 Lifetime Achievement...

World Hindu Congress: Hinduism Embraces People of All Faiths; Tolerance, Diversity Its Facets, Says Krishnamoorthi

Chicago: Tolerance, love, diversity, and inclusion are the facets of Hinduism which embraces people regardless of their faith, Indian-American...

World Hindu Conference to Hold Second Conference in Chicago

The World Hindu Congress is set to hold its second conference in Chicago. The three-day conference, expected to draw...

Hindus urge Alabama to end “prohibition” of yoga in public schools

Hindus are urging Alabama to end “prohibition” of yoga in the public schools of the State. Distinguished Hindu statesman...

Hindus seek dedicated area for scattering cremated remains on England’s Windermere Lake

Hindus are urging for the creation of a dedicated area for the dispersal of the cremated remains over Windermere...
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