Pakistani Hindus In India Demand Asylum Citing Persecution
September 10 2012 11:17 AM EDT
Pakistani Hindus arriving in India are demanding refugee status, citing a pattern of persecution and discrimination in Muslim-dominated Pakistan.
Kal Penn Vs. Nikki Haley: Battle Of The Indian-American Political Proxies
September 04 2012 1:13 PM EDT
Indians actually share the values promulgated by the Republican Party rather than the Democrats whom they usually vote for.
Dear Sikh Temple Shooter, Some Indians Actually Fought For Hitler And Nazi Germany
August 07 2012 9:56 AM EDT
This is one aspect of World War II that generates much discomfort and controversy in both India and in Europe.
Uganda: Forty Years After Idi Amin Expelled Asians
August 06 2012 10:53 AM EDT
The expulsion is largely forgotten today, except by the Ugandan Asians themselves and their descendants who have spread across the world
Sikh Temple Shooting: Again Mistaken For Muslims?
August 06 2012 9:12 AM EDT
"That turban has tragically marked us as automatically suspect, perpetually foreign and potentially terrorists."
Pigs Heads Left At French Mosque: Why Muslims, Jews And Hindus Don?t Eat Pork
August 02 2012 11:10 AM EDT
The prohibition on eating pork is something shared by Muslims and Jews.
The War Against Bollywood: Right-Wing Nationalists Threaten India?s Film Industry
August 01 2012 11:17 AM EDT
"It?s unsafe to shoot in Mumbai nowadays. Our limbs are at stake. So is our property."
Indian Actress Poses Nude In Playboy: Hypocrisy From The Land of Kama Sutra
July 25 2012 12:18 PM EDT
India has an extremely conservative attitude towards pornography and nudity – indeed, kissing is banned from Bollywood films, while couples who show affection in public are largely scorned and sometimes even spat upon and attacked.
Muslim Cleric Condemns Bollywood Stars Who Visit Sufi Shrine
July 23 2012 1:49 PM EDT
They are using the holy place, a prime centre of religious belief, for purely commercial purposes and for degrading moral values among people.”
Indian Village Bans ‘Love Marriages’, But Arranged Marriages Remains The Norm Anyway
July 13 2012 12:27 PM EDT
The practice of arranged marriage remains widespread in India, across all religions, ethnic groups and social classes.
Swastika Spray-Painted On Sikh School In Canada: An Ironic And Tragic Abuse Of An Ancient Symbol
July 12 2012 1:53 PM EDT
The swastika is considered a harbinger of good luck and well being in India.
Pakistani Mob Murders Blasphemy Suspect, Another Victim Of Archaic Laws
July 05 2012 8:59 AM EDT
The victim was believed to be mentally unstable.
Hindu Women Seek Right To Divorce In Overwhelmingly Muslim Bangladesh
June 28 2012 12:26 PM EDT
While Bangladesh has a secular legal structure for most matters, things like marriage, divorce and inheritance are subject to religious dictums.
Destroyed Sufi Shrine In Kashmir Revered By Both Muslims And Hindus
June 25 2012 12:43 PM EDT
Known as 'Ghaus-e-Azam' by Muslims and 'Kahnoow' by the Hindus, Jeelani is revered by both faiths in Kashmir.
Horror In India: Father Beheads Daughter For ?Indecent Behavior?
June 18 2012 4:25 PM EDT
Beheadings have a long and horrific history in India.
Pakistan To Issue ID Cards To Hindus, But Discrimination, Forced Conversions Continue
April 24 2012 1:30 PM EDT
As Hindu marriages are usually not registered under Pakistani laws, many Hindus are unable to provide proof of their marriages, making it impossible to acquire passports and other important documents.
Sri Lanka: Anti-Muslim Fervor Closes Down Mosque
April 20 2012 3:50 PM EDT
A crowd of some 2,000 people assembled outside the mosque demanding its destruction.
Heinrich Himmler: The Nazi Hindu
April 10 2012 10:46 AM EDT
The link between Nazi Germany and ancient India, however, goes deeper than just the swastika.
Nazi Germany’s Fascination With Ancient India: The Case Of Heinrich Himmler
March 26 2012 8:05 AM EDT
Himmler, responsible for the deaths of millions of innocent people, was also a highly complex and fascinating man. He was obsessed with India and Hinduism.
Nyepi Day 2012: Indonesia Celebrates Balinese New Year (PHOTOS)
March 23 2012 8:44 AM EDT
Nyepi is a day of silence to celebrate the Balinese New Year, meant for self-reflection, when people abstain from or are rather prohibited from using lights, work, travel or having any kind of entertainment.