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NCERT Textbook Controversy


Standard 7 book ‘Our Past – 2’ (‘Hamare Atit – 2’) ncert-hamare-ateetThe curriculum of NCERT is often riddled with controversies. Either the great revolutionaries like Bhagat Singh are insulted by referring to them as ‘terrorists’ or a distorted history is taught. Out of the 154 pages of the history text book of 7th standard, most […]

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West Bengal, India: Will there be any justice to Hindus of Taranagar and Paschim Rupnagar villages?


West Bengal : How are Taranagar and Paschim Rupnagar villages at the moment? The question is not unfounded by any means; a detailed report on Hindu persecution in both these villages (Political reprisal victimizes Hindus in Joynagar only) has already been published in Hindu Samhati’s website but the fear psychosis, owing to Islamic onslaughts and […]

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Russian prosecutors not to seek ban on Bhagvad Gita, Hindus welcome move


After strong protest of Hindus in Russia, Russian prosecutors have decided to withdraw their demand seeking ban on a translated version of Bhagvad Gita. State prosecutors in the Siberian city of Tomsk will not challenge a lower court decision to refuse to declare the translation of the Hindu scripture as “extremist”, RAPSI legal news agency […]

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Dinuba City Council in California to have 1st Hindu invocation in 106 years


Dinuba City Council in California (USA) will reportedly have its first Hindu opening prayer on June 12 since the city was incorporated in 1906, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the opening prayer from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read […]

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17 city councils in California to open with Hindu prayers


Meetings of 17 city councils in California (USA) will open with ancient Hindu prayers during the next few months, most of those for the first time. Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the city councils of Stockton, Fowler, Lodi, Ceres, Riverbank, Dinuba, Gridley, Shasta Lake, Rancho Cordova, […]

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“Lakshmi Gold” online slot gambling game withdrawn after Hindus’ protest


Isle of Man headquartered company Playtech has reportedly withdrawn its recently launched Hindu goddess Lakshmi themed online slot game titled Lakshmi Gold, which upset Hindus. Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, calling identifying of slot gambling with Hindu deities as “highly inappropriate”, has thanked and commended the company for showing responsibility, respect […]

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Fowler City Council in California to have 1st Hindu invocation in 104 years


Fowler City Council in California (USA) will reportedly have its first Hindu invocation on June five since the city was incorporated in 1908, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the opening prayer from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the […]

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$18.5 million Hindu temple complex approved in UK’s Northampton


Hindus have welcomed the reported unanimous approval of about $18.5 million Hindu temple and high-tech community complex by Northampton (East Midlands, United Kingdom) Borough Council’s planning committee on May 29. Called “Northampton Kutumbh Centre” (wider family), besides a spectacular Hindu temple, it also reportedly plans to include state-of-the-art and eco-friendly sports, recreation and leisure, education, […]

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Hindus welcome Russian prosecutors’ decision of not pursuing Bhagavad Gita ban


Hindus have welcomed the reported decision of Russian prosecutors of not appealing against rejection by Tomsk regional court in Siberia (Russia) of proposed move to ban their ancient scripture Bhagavad Gita (Song of the God). Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was a “step in the right […]

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