India  /  Published 17.09.20

Hindu Yuva Vahini leader killed

A leader of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, a private militia formed by Yogi Adityanath a decade and a half ago, was stabbed to death early on Thursday morning in an apparent fallout of personal enmity. Sanja...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.20

Monthly dole, home for Hindu priests

Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a monthly honourarium of Rs 1,000 each for around 8,000 poor Hindu priests, besides homes for those eligible among them. The chief minister said such doles could b...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.09.20

BHU: Another student goes missing

A second Banaras Hindu University student has been reported missing from the campus, with his father fearing “this could be something more serious” while urging police to be more proactive...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 05.09.20

BHU: student picked up by cops missing

A Banaras Hindu University student has been missing for over six months since Varanasi police picked him up from the campus gates, his father has told Allahabad High Court. Pradeep Trivedi, a farmer ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.08.20

Muharram in village sans Muslims

Ramu Baitha, mukhiya of Nawada village, said that youths do observe fast during Muharram. “The youths will keep fast from August 28 onwards and take out the tazia procession the next day and cul...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 22.08.20

One for all: Against ‘Us versus Them’

By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.20

Girls too: Women's right to property

The first step towards gender equality in Hindu inheritance was taken in the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005. The traditional Mitakshara system of succession to property in the Hindu undivided ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.20

Primeval darkness: Rejection of secularism

Indian reality came into its own as Narendra Modi threw himself on the ground in one sashtanga pranam after another. Over a billion Hindus could have preened themselves on an epic victory bu...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

India  /  Published 06.08.20

Modi invokes Ma Sita

This was to be Lord Ram’s day. But it suddenly seemed in danger of being hijacked by a woman whom those who claim to speak for the Prince of Ayodhya thought they had banished long ago. As Prime...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.07.20

Tribal uproar over VHP plan

Some tribal organisations have objected to the plan of the Jharkhand unit of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to carry soil from sarna sthals, the place of worship of tribals, to Ayodhya for its use in the...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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