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# hindu - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Hindu hardliners order 12-hour strike as they step up campaign to block women from Indian temple
# India
# India

Hindu hardliners order 12-hour strike as they step up campaign to block women from Indian temple

Oct 18th 2018, 9:11 AM 16,022 Views 61 Comments

The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the state of Kerala was meant to allow women from yesterday.

# hindu - Saturday 22 July, 2017

India's new president is from the bottom of the caste system
# Ram Nath Kovind
# Ram Nath Kovind

India's new president is from the bottom of the caste system

Jul 22nd 2017, 11:00 AM 19,782 Views 28 Comments

This is only the second time this has occurred.

# hindu - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'All the children that live in our building got places in local schools - our daughter didn't'
# Baptism Barrier
# Baptism Barrier

'All the children that live in our building got places in local schools - our daughter didn't'

May 16th 2017, 6:05 AM 22,935 Views 74 Comments

The family’s story sparked a debate on the controversial ‘Catholics first’ policy in many primary schools.

# hindu - Friday 5 May, 2017

Boy killed after mob tries to lynch Hindu man charged with blasphemy
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Boy killed after mob tries to lynch Hindu man charged with blasphemy

May 5th 2017, 8:41 AM 14,492 Views 113 Comments

The mob attacked a police station in Balochistan, Pakistan where the Hindu man was being detained.

# hindu - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Muslim man killed after being attacked by hundreds of 'cow vigilantes' in India
# Sacred
# Sacred

Muslim man killed after being attacked by hundreds of 'cow vigilantes' in India

Apr 5th 2017, 8:58 AM 16,328 Views 29 Comments

Cows are considered sacred in the Hindu religion.

# hindu - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Man dragged from home and beaten to death with bricks "over rumours he had eaten beef"
# India
# India

Man dragged from home and beaten to death with bricks "over rumours he had eaten beef"

Sep 30th 2015, 8:28 AM 15,808 Views 44 Comments

Eating beef is taboo in India.

# hindu - Friday 28 November, 2014

Thousands of animals slaughtered in honour of Hindu goddess
# Nepal
# Nepal

Thousands of animals slaughtered in honour of Hindu goddess

Nov 28th 2014, 10:50 PM 14,999 Views 34 Comments

Animals ranging from buffaloes to rats are being sacrificed in the name of the goddess Gadhimai. [GRAPHIC CONTENT].

# hindu - Friday 16 May, 2014

Landslide victory for India's new right-wing prime minister
# Modi
# Modi

Landslide victory for India's new right-wing prime minister

May 16th 2014, 9:49 PM 6,355 Views 13 Comments

Narendra Modi’s party saw the biggest winning margin for 30 years.

# hindu - Friday 18 April, 2014

Does religion play a negative role in our society? 36% of Irish people think so
# Influence
# Influence

Does religion play a negative role in our society? 36% of Irish people think so

Apr 18th 2014, 10:37 AM 13,359 Views 208 Comments

Older people are far more positive towards the role of religion in society.

# hindu - Monday 14 October, 2013

Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115
# India
# India

Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115

Oct 14th 2013, 7:44 AM 3,682 Views 6 Comments

The tragedy was sparked by rumours a bridge was about to collapse. Authorities are coming in for criticism over their approach.

# hindu - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Miss Philippines crowned Miss World amid Muslim anger
# Miss World
# Miss World

Miss Philippines crowned Miss World amid Muslim anger

Sep 28th 2013, 6:12 PM 22,914 Views 122 Comments

Hundreds of Islamic radicals held a prayer session to express their anger at the contest being held in Indonesia as the event went ahead with stepped-up security.

# hindu - Monday 19 August, 2013

Indian train ploughs into a crowd of pilgrims, killing 35
# India
# India

Indian train ploughs into a crowd of pilgrims, killing 35

Aug 19th 2013, 9:04 AM 9,042 Views 29 Comments

An angry crowd went on a “rampage” after a crowd crossing a train track were killed.

# hindu - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Visiting Dublin's most sacred places? Here are the 'Dos and don'ts'
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

Visiting Dublin's most sacred places? Here are the 'Dos and don'ts'

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:30 AM 13,699 Views 22 Comments

Do you know why shoes are taken off in Buddhist centres?

# hindu - Thursday 18 April, 2013

India's most elaborate theme park opens today
# India
# India

India's most elaborate theme park opens today

Apr 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 11,799 Views 20 Comments

The park features angry Hindu dieties and Bollywood-themes rides, aimed at attracting the country’s growing middle-class.

# hindu - Monday 11 February, 2013

Stampede kills 36 people at India's Kumbh Mela festival
# India
# India

Stampede kills 36 people at India's Kumbh Mela festival

Feb 11th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,830 Views 4 Comments

The stampede at a railway station in Allahabad marred the main day of the religious festival in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, considered the largest gathering of humanity.

# hindu - Monday 14 January, 2013

Pics: Kumbh Mela festival gets underway in India
# India
# India

Pics: Kumbh Mela festival gets underway in India

Jan 14th 2013, 8:24 AM 8,123 Views 12 Comments

The 55-day Hindu festival is expected to attract as many as 100 million people in what could be the largest ever gathering of humanity.

# hindu - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Woman charged with hate crime after man pushed in front of NY subway train
# New York
# New York

Woman charged with hate crime after man pushed in front of NY subway train

Dec 30th 2012, 1:25 PM 14,713 Views 49 Comments

The woman told police that she pushed the man in front of the train because she hated Muslims and Hindus.

# hindu - Monday 1 October, 2012

Muslims accused of blasphemy after attack on Hindu temple in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Muslims accused of blasphemy after attack on Hindu temple in Pakistan

Oct 1st 2012, 5:17 PM 7,411 Views 50 Comments

Sections of the country’s blasphemy laws carry life imprisonment or even the death penalty.