WHN Newsletter – Dec 15, 2014

The minority Hindu community in Bangladesh staged a protest in Dhaka against violence and injustice inflicted on them during the general elections earlier this year on International Human Rights Day.

“We are treated like the scum of the Earth. Land grabbers are constructing buildings on our [community’s] graveyard because it doesn’t even have a boundary wall,” Morari Laal, a representative of the Hindu community in Chak 12-BC, said on Wednesday.

A senior leader of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday supported Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s proposal that Bhagvad Gita be granted the status of ‘national scripture’.”Bhagvad Gita is the greatest scripture in the world.

The Hindu Council of Kenya hosted the inaugural ‘Talent at 60 and over’ concert last Saturday. This event was organised by Shaina Shah, who is the director and committee of Social and Relief Welfare committee of the Hindu Council of Kenya.

In the very heart of the Middle East is tucked away a community having  distinct non-Islamic religious beliefs.

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee attended the Anantha Sthapana Puja at the Chandrodaya Mandir being established by ISKCON at Vrindavan today (November 16, 2014)

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday ordered Border Security Force (BSF) to curb cow smuggling along the India-Bangladesh border at any cost. Addressing the 49th Raising Day celebrations of BSF,..

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was associated with the International Institute of Security and Safety Management (IISSM), headquartered in New Delhi, for over 14 years…

Recently I read the columns written by Sagarika.Ghose in Times of India (Ref. ‘Susegado Hindutva’ and ‘Towards a Modern Mahabharat’). Her statements such as ‘the roar of the Sadvis’, ‘Hindutva hot heads’, ‘Imposing majority agenda’ etc.

Bal K. Gupta was recently honored by The 1947 Partition Archive, a nonprofit housed at the University of California, Berkeley on the entrepreneurial Skydeck-one of the first research university startup accelerators.

As many as 99 percent of Hindu girls who are converted to Islam and forcibly married are under 13 years of age, leader of the premier Hindu organization in Pakistan said Friday.

JFH volunteers in the Assam region of India who have opened a makeshift clinic and refugee center are being targeted and threatened by the Islamic terror organization “The Indian Mujahideed”