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No religion for purpose of statecraft: Parrikar


June 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) BJP leader and Goa Chief minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday said he did not subscribe to "extremist views" and that he does not rely on religion ... Read more...

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Sahmat sends open invitation to Rushdie


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Drawing parallels with late painter M.F. Husain, artist-activist group Sahmat Monday extended an invitation to Salman Rushdie, author of "The Satanic Verses", who has had ... Read more...

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Hindu group Sanatan Sanstha to challenge any ban


September 13th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) A day after Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil disclosed plans to ban the Hindu Sanatan Sanstha, the right-wing organisation Tuesday termed the proposed move as ... Read more...

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Priests warn against opening Kerala temple’s vault


August 11th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) A group of priests who conducted an astrological examination or 'devaprasnam' at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here has concluded that family members of those who open ... Read more...

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As cameras enter Kerala temple, prists plan special prayers


August 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 7 (IANS) With the Supreme Court appointed committee having begun documentation of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple's treasure trove believed to be worth Rs.1 lakh crore, priests will conduct ... Read more...

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Hindus in Canadian city oppose Muslim prayers at school


July 5th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 5 (IANS) Friday namaz at a school in the Toronto suburb of North York has angered Hindu advocacy groups here, who want it stopped. The noon-time prayers for 400 ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage: First prayers offered, but not at shrine


June 15th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 15 (IANS) For the first time in 150 years, the 'partham pujan' that symbolises the start of the Amarnath pilgrimage was not performed at the cave shrine ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain’s sand sculpture destroyed in Allahabad


June 10th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 10 (IANS) Even as intellectuals, celebrities and art lovers continue to mourn the death of M.F. Husain, unidentified men here Friday destroyed the sand sculpture created by ... Read more...

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Artistic genius M.F. Husain dies in exile (Roundup)


June 9th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, one of India's most prized and gifted painters who was forced to live in self-exile from his homeland due to threats ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain dies exiled from his homeland (Third Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, who was hailed as the Picasso of India but was forced to live in self-imposed exile from his homeland due to ... Read more...

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Husain never stopped loving India, says Ambika Soni


June 9th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Mourning the death of M.F. Husain, who died in London early Thursday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday said the celebrated painter never ... Read more...

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Indian artist M.F. Husain dies in London (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, the Indian who rose from painting cinema hoardings to one of the world's most celebrated artists, died in a London hospital early ... Read more...

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Religious row grows in Nepal as Hindus call closure


May 25th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) With only three days left for a potential constitutional upheaval, Nepal's beleaguered communist government now faces religious tension as well with Hindu groups shutting down mid-western ... Read more...

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Hindus call Nepal closure to save the cow


May 19th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) With only nine days left for a constitutional crisis in Nepal and Hindu groups renewing their demand for the restoration of a Hindu state, protesters have ... Read more...

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‘Bajrang Dal leader falsely linked to headless corpse’


February 5th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) Hindu organisations in Goa Saturday claimed that the police were victimising a regional Bajrang Dal leader by falsely linking him to investigations into the recovery of a headless ... Read more...

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Event launched by Aseemanand planned in Madhya Pradesh


January 17th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 17 (IANS) The "shabari mahakumbh", first held in February 2006 to reconvert Christian tribals as Hindus in the tribal Dangs district of Gujarat, is now slated to be held ... Read more...

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Mohan Bhagwat accuses Congress of deliberately linking RSS to terror


January 10th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Surat, Jan 10 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has slammed Congress party for allegedly linking Hindu groups with extremism and said that there was no place for radical elements ... Read more...

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Sonia creating Hindu terror bogey: Singhal


January 7th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ramnathi (Goa), Jan 7 (IANS) Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leaders Friday denounced Congress president Sonia Gandhi, saying her party was branding Hindu saints and groups as terrorists.Speaking at the inaugural of ... Read more...

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Mohan Bhagwat slams central government


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Jan 3 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has slammed the Congress led central government for allegedly linking it and other Hindu groups with rising extremism in the country.Addressing ... Read more...

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Hindu terrorism phrase coined by vested interests: VHP


December 17th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) Hindu or saffron terrorism was a "figment of imagination" and a phrase coined by vested interests who were working against the nation, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) said ... Read more...

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Sanatan Sanstha not invited to top VHP event


December 17th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) Sanatan Sanstha, a right-wing Hindu outfit whose members were accused of carrying out the Diwali-eve blast in Goa last year, is excluded from the reception committee list of ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s statement vote-bank politics: VHP


December 17th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Friday condemned Rahul Gandhi's alleged comments, according to US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks, that radicalised Hindu groups posed a threat to ... Read more...

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BJP leaders questioned Karkare’s integrity, asserts Digvijay


December 14th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Tuesday asserted that Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare received threats from Hindu fundamentalists and accused senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

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I stand by my remarks on Karkare: Digvijay Singh


December 14th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Monday said he stood by his remarks that Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad chief Hemant Karkare had called him up hours before he ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh sparks new storm with Karkare remark (Roundup)


December 11th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Saturday stirred a fresh controversy with a claim that Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare had, in a telephobne call ... Read more...

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Digvijay’s remarks on Karkare personal, says Congress


December 11th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Congress Saturday termed as "personal" its general secretary Digvijay Singh's comment that Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare had spoken to him about the threats ... Read more...

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Digvijay’s remarks on Karkare unfortunate, says BJP


December 11th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday termed as "unfortunate" the remarks of senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh that Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare had spoken ... Read more...

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Congress trying to deflect attention from corruption: BJP


November 14th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday charged the Congress with trying to divert the attention of the people from corruption scandals by trying to make an ... Read more...

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Indian activists demand security for ‘threatened’ Pak artists participating in ‘Bigg Boss’


October 7th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 7 (ANI): Following threats from two Hindu organisations against Pakistani artists participating in a reality TV show in India, civil society activists there have asked the Indian and Maharashtra governments ... Read more...

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RSS denies its involvement in Ajmer blast


May 1st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) on Saturday ruled out involvement of any of its cadre in Ajmer bomb blast.Madhav's reaction came a day after Rajasthan ... Read more...

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One held for Ajmer Dargah blast (Lead)


April 30th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 30 (IANS) The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of the Rajasthan police has arrested one man in connection with the bomb blast in Ajmer Dargah Sharif Oct 11, 2007, police said Friday. Three ... Read more...

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One held for Ajmer Dargah blast


April 30th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 30 (IANS) The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Rajasthan Police has arrested one person in connection with the bomb blast in Ajmer Dargah Sharif Oct 11, 2007, police said Friday. Three people ... Read more...

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Hot couture lands Nepal film in Hindu fire (With Image)


April 19th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 19 (IANS) After Hollywood and Bollywood, now it is the turn of Nepal's film industry, affectionately dubbed Kollywood, to face angry action by ruffled Hindu groups. The Vishwa Hindu Mahasangh ... Read more...

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Husain’s hounding ‘blow to the idea of India’: Indo-Canadian leader


March 17th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 17 (IANS) Ujjal Dosanjh, former Canadian health minister, has called painter M.F. Husain's decision to give up his Indian citizenship "a blow to the idea of India.'' ... Read more...

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Shops remain shut in Shimla to protest cow slaughter (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) Normal life was hit in this Himachal Pradesh capital Saturday as private business establishments adhered to the shutdown call by various Hindu organisations and remained closed till ... Read more...

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