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Explained: Mandal is down, Mandir-plus a blue chip

Mandal’s wheels turn slower and slower. One of the key lessons from the BJP’s victories in four states, and particularly in the crucial battleground of Uttar Pradesh, is this: of the two ambitious political projects that were launched almost simultaneously in the politically turbulent 1990s , Mandal and Mandir, while the second is well on its way to achieving its …

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Here is why Ayodhyas Chandan is famous among devotees all over the country

Tourists can observe a lot of dynamism and devotion in Ayodhya, which has become an important spiritual center. The traffic-free streets of Ayodhya, site of multi-faith temples, are intriguing enough to warrant a visit. The city is a melting pot of many religions in Uttar Pradesh, attracting pilgrims from across the country for its locally made sandalwood ‘Maharaja Chandan’ used …

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UP Assembly Elections 2022: India has handled COVID-19 better than the US, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh called on the people to “reject the policy of appeasement and religion”. (To file) Agra: Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday that India has handled the COVID-19 pandemic better than developed countries including the United States of America. “India’s response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic is unmatched even by developed countries like the …

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Priyanka Gandhi – The New Indian Express

Through PTI BULANDSHAHAR: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday appealed to Bulandshahar residents for support for her party’s candidates in the upcoming Assembly elections and stressed that the elections should be conducted on the issue of development and not on caste or religion. Priyanka Gandhi also met family members of a woman who was shot in a village here. …

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Reviews | What an All-Female News Network in India Shows Us About Democracy

It all started as a literacy project. Dalit women, formerly known as the Untouchables, hand-wrote a newsletter on issues that concerned them: Broken water pumps. Unpaved roads. Known rapists on the loose. In 2002, they started a newspaper that covered everything from illegal mining to murders. Perhaps because Dalits make up around 20% of the population of the Indian state …

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UP Upset OBC Fallout: What Caste Was Emperor Ashoka From?

According to BJP calculations, this year will see the 2,327th birthday of Emperor Ashoka. A good time like any, it seems, to discover his “caste”. With defections fixing uttar pradesh caste cauldron boiling again before the Assembly Polls, the focus is on the Mauryan king who ruled most of what is now called India between 268 BCE and 232 BCE. …

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Will al-Qaida in the Indian subcontinent find support in India? – The diplomat

Advertising On August 31 of last year, hours after the last US troops withdrew from Afghanistan, al-Qaida issued a statement congratulating the Taliban on their victory. He then called for a “global jihad” to free Kashmir, Somalia, Yemen and other “Islamic lands” from “the clutches of the enemies of Islam”. Although al-Qaida has failed to make a breakthrough among Indian …

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Digvijaya uses termite analogy to target RSS, claiming “threat to Hindu religion” is false propaganda

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday used the “termite” analogy to target Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of the BJP, who he said is harming the entire system. Speaking to reporters here in Madhya Pradesh, Singh also targeted Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying his speeches are only filled with divisive references like “Hindu-Muslim” and “Shamshan- Kabristan …

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unrelated bigotry | Indian express

[ad_1] They first came for the Communists, and I didn’t say anything –Because I was not a communist.Then they came looking for the Socialists, and I didn’t say anything –Because I was not a socialist.Then they came looking for the trade unionists, and I didn’t say anything –Because I was not a trade unionist.So they came looking for the Jews, …

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Ludhiana cow slaughter: 2 arrested, four on the run

[ad_1] Ludhiana police said on Thursday they had arrested two men from Jamalpur who they said were wanted in a clow massacre case that was filed more than a month ago. Police said four other suspected suspects involved in the case were still at large. The remains of two cows were found near a landfill in the Jiwan Nagar area …

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Narendra Modi and bloodthirsty pregnant Dharam Sansad are closer than most people think

[ad_1] Speaking in his usual dog-whistle mode, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reinforced Haridwar’s hideous message ‘Dharam Sansad’. Those expressing disappointment at the failure of BJP leaders and Union ministers – let alone the Prime Minister and Home Secretary – to condemn the genocidal appeals against Muslims launched by the speakers must understand that ‘there is no substantial difference between them. …

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How India’s Anti-Conversion Laws Deny Religious Freedom

[ad_1] Through Paul Swamidass, Opinion contributor | Sunday, December 26, 2021 Christians pray while others go to confession during prayer services on Good Friday April 10, 2009, in the village of Raikia, south of Bhubaneswar, India. | Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images India is famous Emperor Ashoka was a former convert from Hinduism to Buddhism. He demonstrated that a person …

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Ministry of Minority Affairs Implements Free Allied Coaching Program (Naya Savera) under which free coaching is provided to students belonging to Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Parsis, Jains and Muslims | Odisha News | Latest Odisha News

[ad_1] New Delhi: The Ministry of Minority Affairs is implementing the Free and Allied Coaching Program (Naya Savera) under which free coaching is provided to students / applicants belonging to the six notified minority communities (Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Parsis, Jains and Muslims). The criteria for the establishment of Project Executing Agencies (PIAs) under the program are as follows: The institute …

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Covid fears keep Tibetan traders away from winter clothing markets

[ad_1] Even though Mumbai’s annual winter clothing markets are teeming with shoppers, they lack the soul of commerce – Tibetans, the majority of whom have stayed away this year for fear of Covid-19. Compared to the pre-pandemic years, when nearly 300 traders from Tibet traveled to Maharashtra’s capital to sell their winter clothes, barely 50 people set up their stalls …

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shah: Only Prime Minister Modi conceived the idea of ​​strengthening the Hindu religion: Amit Shah | India News

[ad_1] LUCK: Welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the creation of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in Varanasi, Minister of Interior and Union Cooperation Amit Shah said on Friday that only Prime Minister Modi had conceived the idea to strengthen the Hindu religion. Shah’s remarks came during the inaugural ceremony of 13 new branches of Uttar Pradesh cooperative banks, its 294 …

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Hindu religion could die out in 50 years, warns VHP leader | Nagpur News

[ad_1] Nagpur: The Hindu religion could die out in 50 years if strong action is not taken, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Dr Ravindra Narayan Singh said on Sunday. “If cancer cells remain in the body even after a certain treatment, then a more powerful remedy like chemotherapy is needed. For this, even the patient must remain strong. Here the …

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Understand why Prime Minister Modi announced the withdrawal of Farm Bills

[ad_1] The withdrawal of the three agricultural bills, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a speech to the nation, has sparked much debate. From estimating the motivations for this movement to observing the crystal, and from predicting collateral fallout to even predicting a political turn of events, there have been many analytical responses. But why go so far or …

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Muslims persecuted for faith in India, say families at US congressional briefing – Kashmir Media Service

[ad_1] Washington, DC, November 18 (KMS): Muslim prisoners of conscience jailed in India on false criminal charges continue to be beaten, tortured and other forms of violence for exposing the government’s persecution of religious minorities, said their families at a US Congressional Briefing titled “Prisoners of Conscience in India”. The Indian American Muslim Council said in a statement that participants …

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Chhath Puja 2021 date, time and meaning

[ad_1] Chhath Puja is a four-day festival where devotees worship the sun god – Surya. Chhath Puja is also known as Surya Shashti, Chhath, Chhathi, Chhath Parv, Dala Puja, and Dala Chhath. The festival is mainly celebrated in Bihar, Jharkhand and the bordering regions of Uttar Pradesh. Chhath Puja 2021 begins on Monday, November 8, 2021 and ends on Thursday, …

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From popularity among Dalits to promoting tourism: the new life of Buddhism in India

[ad_1] Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kushinagar International Airport. Eastern UP airport should serve the Buddhist tourist circuit. Since 2016, the Ministry of Tourism has been actively promoting India’s first transnational tourism circuit. The tour map includes Bodh Gaya, Vaishali and Rajgir in Bihar, Kushinagar, Sarnath and Shravasti in UP as well as Lumbini in Nepal. The …

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From love songs to kurta advertisements, Urdu is popular with Indians. Why do Hindutva’s followers hate him so much?

[ad_1] Even by the criteria of Hindutva outrage, what happened on Tuesday looked ludicrous: Some Indians, including top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, were angry that clothing brand FabIndia had named a Diwali collection in urdu. They claimed that the Urdu language simply cannot be associated with a Hindu festival. A nervous FabIndia quickly withdrew the publicity for the …

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Kushinagar International Airport inaugurated by Narendra Modi

[ad_1] Nothing is permanent, therefore everything is precious. Here is a selection of some events, ephemeral or not, in the Buddhist world this week. Inauguration of Kushinagar International Airport, site of the Buddha’s death Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh as part of the government’s efforts to promote India’s Buddhist heritage. …

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Inaugural flight to Kushinagar cements eternally binding Indo-Lankan Buddhist bond – Eurasia Review

[ad_1] By Sugeeswara Senadhira An inaugural flight from Colombo to India’s newest international airport, Kushinagar, landed on October 20 to mark the official opening of the airport by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The flight carried 150 dignitaries, including the most senior Buddhist monks of the four nikayas (sects) and the son of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, Cabinet Minister Namal …

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Jim Crow Hindutva | Indian express

[ad_1] To identify the core of BJP politics since 2019, I would like to introduce a new concept: Jim Crow Hindu Nationalism. This concept allows us to distinguish the current politics of the BJP from how the party exercised power when it last ruled Delhi. Equally important, the concept also reveals how BJP’s India is different from Nazi Germany, to …

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Pradhan pleads for the inclusion of Odisha in the Buddhist circuit

[ad_1] It is “unfortunate” that Odisha, with its extremely rich Buddhist traditions and shrines, has not been included in the Buddhist circuit as part of the Swadesh Darshan program, the Union Education Minister said, Dharmendra Pradhan, while calling for the inclusion of the state in the program. In a letter to Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy, Pradhan listed Odisha’s immense …

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Mr. PM, a critic speaks

[ad_1] The Prime Minister recently revealed, in one of his few interviews, that he lacks criticism. “But, unfortunately, the number of critics is very low,” he said. “Most of the time people are just making claims, more people are playing perception games.” It is with these words in mind that I clarify before going any further that I consider myself …

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India News | Cong opposed to forced religious conversion: Siddaramaiah

[ad_1] Kolar (K’taka), Oct. 1 (PTI), top Congress leader Siddaramaaiah, said on Friday that his party was opposed to forced religious conversion. The opposition leader in the Karnataka assembly, however, said those who wish to voluntarily convert to religion should not be arrested. Read also | Jal Jeevan Mission: PM Narendra Modi will interact with Pani Samitis on October 2. …

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Religious leaders in India – TwoCircles.net

[ad_1] The announcement of the formation of this religious front was made at a press conference at the end of a conference. The press conference attended by leaders of different faiths. Help India! Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Vice President Salim Engineer and other religious leaders have formed a united front “Dharmik Jan Morcha” in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, to promote peace and friendship. …

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Is India a community country?

[ad_1] By Gargi Singh (Member, you are a wonderful project) India is a diverse nation, not only in a singular sense but in a multifaceted sense – religion, caste, culture, ethnicity and various others. We proudly claim to be united in this diversity but in reality it is a utopia. Religion unites a lot but also creates hostile feelings for …

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Indian court urges Modi to ‘protect Hindu rights’ with new communalist ‘cow protection’ legislation

[ad_1] A high court judge in Allahabad, northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, issued a reactionary ruling dripping with Hindu supremacism earlier this month denying Javed bail, a 59-year-old Muslim man. In March, over six months ago, Javed was arrested by Uttar Pradesh police for the “crime” of slaughtering cows under the state’s draconian anti-cow slaughter law, and he has …

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Taliban victory threatens to be a double-edged sword for Pakistan

[ad_1] BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 2149, September 9, 2021 ABSTRACT: Pakistani efforts to exploit the Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan threaten to reinforce ultra-conservative tendencies in Pakistan itself, the second most populous Muslim-majority country in the world, long accused of supporting militant religious groups. The idea that religious ultra-conservatism cannot remain contained in Afghanistan may be one of the reasons …

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AMU students condemn VC for condolences on death of Kalyan Singh

An unsavory controversy has erupted at Aligarh Muslim University with university students criticizing Vice-Chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor for mourning the death of the former UP chief minister Kalyan Singh and posted a message of condolence. Hateful posters were put up on the university campus by the students condemning the rector for an “act” which they described as “shameful and hurtful …

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Posters criticize AMU VC for expressing condolences on death of former CM | Latest India News

[ad_1] Agra: Posters against the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Professor Tariq Mansoor, for expressing their condolences on the death of the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Kalyan Singh, appeared on the university campus, urging the state government to warn against strict measures against those who “” think Talibani “after examining the case. The posters, which appeared …

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Car traffic disrupted on the Hindustan-Tibet national highway at HP

[ad_1] No more news August 23, 2021 | 00:22 Ujjain, Aug 22 (UNI) The National Security Law was invoked against four people who were subsequently jailed for three months for brandishing pro-Pakistan slogans on Thursday during a procession of a certain community in the colony from Geeta to Ujjain, official sources said on Sunday. . Collector Ashish Singh initiated the …

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“Kalyan Singh was a symbol of faith for the people”: Prime Minister Modi pays last tribute to former UP CM in Lucknow: The Tribune India

[ad_1] Kalyan Singh was “symbol of faith” for people, says Prime Minister Modi Lucknow, August 22 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh was a valued figure and a capable leader who has become a “symbol of faith” for the people. Modi was speaking to reporters after paying a final tribute to …

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From the Editor-in-Chief – Editor’s Note

[ad_1] In the seventh edition of this magazine, March 15, 1976, we published a cover story on India’s growing population and how to control it. It was during the state of emergency and at that time the Congress Party announced a National Population Policy, which detailed population control measures. The intention was noble, but the implementation brutal. During the state …

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In communist Kerala, faith takes precedence over Corona Times

[ad_1] Rath Yatra to Odisha (in picture), Kanwar Yatra in Uttar Pradesh, the annual pilgrimage to Vitthal temple in Maharashtra and Bakrid in Kerala. Besides religious events, there is another common factor. The Supreme Court has been forced to play the role of gatekeeper to festivals of faith in times of a pandemic that demands strict adherence to health protocols …

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Will move Supreme Court if Kerala does not support Bakrid eases: IMA

[ad_1] The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Sunday called on the Kerala government not to give way to mass rallies in the state on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha or Bakrid amid the pandemic pest of Covid-19. The body warned that if the state did not resume the easing, it would move the Supreme Court. The government of Kerala has announced …

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Interfaith couples, “safe house” staff report the “threat” from parents; Delhi government warns

[ad_1] The Delhi government has urged police to provide round-the-clock security at the “safe house” for interfaith or inter-caste couples after staff at the facility reported being “threatened” by them. close to men and women. to shelter. Delhi Police sources said that after receiving a communication from headquarters, staff are deployed in three shifts to ensure the facility is not …

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Dynamism of religious tourism in UP: yogi-led development councils set up for Chitrakoot, Mirzapur

[ad_1] Continuing its policy of promoting religious tourism in the state, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Friday gave the green light to the formation of the Vindhya Dham Development Council and the Chitrakoot Dham Development Council. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Ma Vindhyavasini Temple, Vindhyachal, located in Mirzapur district, is an …

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DNA Exclusive: How Women Have Become Easy Targets in “Jihad” for Religious Conversion, Check Modus Operandi | India News

[ad_1] New Delhi: As the UP police investigation into the religious conversion racketeering deepens, several disturbing reports emerge. The racketeering that operated from Jamia Nagar in Delhi, under which Hindus were converted into Muslims by brainwashing or enticing them, has ties to many states across the country. Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on Wednesday (June 23) presented the third edition …

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ISI to ISIS: How marriages in India are exploited for religious conversion

[ad_1] India oi-Vicky Nanjappa | Posted: Tuesday June 22, 2021 12:41 PM [IST] New Delhi, June 22: In police custody, Mohammad Umar Gautam, a man who had converted from Hinduism to Islam boasted: “I converted 1,000 non-Muslims to Islam by marrying them all to Muslims. . This point shows very clearly that marriages have been used as a tool of …

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Vaccination hesitation endangers India’s gains against virus

[ad_1] JAMSOTI, India – In Jamsoti, a village nestled in the heart of India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, the common refrain among villagers is that the coronavirus only spreads in cities. The deadly infection, they believe, does not exist in the villages. So when a team of health workers recently approached Manju Kol to get the vaccine, she closed …

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