Hinduism

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Nowhere left to pray: Hindu groups target Muslim sites in Gurgaon
The dwindling number of places available for the metropolis’s Muslims are becoming religious battlefields

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Gurgaon

04, Dec, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Hindu-Muslim violence crosses border from Bangladesh to India
Footage shared on social media blamed for igniting violence between communities that left seven dead, buildings torched and many living in fear

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Redwan Ahmed in Cumilla

31, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Dictating what is Indian’: backlash over Urdu phrase in fashion advert
Fabindia brand ad taken down after BJP claims use of Urdu was offensive to Hindu majority

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

26, Oct, 2021 @12:32 AM

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Seven dead after violence erupts during Hindu festival in Bangladesh
Five Muslims and two Hindus die in violence that followed claim that a Qur’an was desecrated

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

16, Oct, 2021 @2:22 PM

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Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism
Threats force several scholars to withdraw as ‘far-right fringe groups’ accuse event of being ‘anti-Hindu’

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

09, Sep, 2021 @1:47 PM

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Narendra Modi exploits nationalism to distract Indians from a failing economy | Ravinder Kaur
Under the prime minister’s watch, a liberal economy has led to an illiberal society, says historian Ravinder Kaur

Ravinder Kaur

20, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Bollywood’s Kareena Kapoor subject to online abuse over baby’s name
Supporters say attacks over choice of name similar to 17th-century Muslim Mughal emperor rooted in prejudice against inter-faith marriage

Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi

14, Aug, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Pakistan police drop blasphemy charges against eight-year-old
Hindu boy, accused of urinating in madrassa library, was youngest Pakistani to be charged for the crime

Haroon Janjua in Islamabad

12, Aug, 2021 @12:17 PM

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India mosque demolition: officials accused of filing false report on Muslim leaders
High court petition alleges that Barabanki district administration filed ‘false and unfounded’ police report

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Mohammad Sartaj Alam in Jharkand

01, Jun, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Officials take police action against leaders of bulldozed mosque in India
Demolition of mosque in Uttar Pradesh was ‘violation of rule of law’, says Indian MP

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Mohammad Sartaj Alam

21, May, 2021 @12:29 PM

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Yoga can leave you injured, psychotic and a Hindu, Christian groups claim
Alabama lawmaker’s bid to overturn a 28-year yoga ban in public schools faces backlash from conservative Christian groups

Ed Pilkington in New York

17, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Harrods stops selling Ganesha handbag after backlash from Hindus
US label Judith Leiber’s depiction of the god on £6,340 leather clutch criticised as ‘demeaning’

Priya Elan Deputy fashion editor

14, Apr, 2021 @10:08 AM

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