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NYC’s Empire State building shines bright orange to celebrate Diwali

In August, the iconic building was lit up with the Indian tricolour to mark Independence Day.

How did Karnavati become Ahmedabad

In 2017, the walled city of Ahmedabad was declared a UNESCO World Heritage City.
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Despite protests, Karnataka government to go ahead with Tipu Jayanti celebrations

Minister of State Ananth Kumar Hegde had written to Karnataka's chief secretary asking him not to include his name in the official invite of Tipu Jayanti.

Sabarimala: Kerala HC asks the Communist government to stay away from temple affairs, rituals to continue as per traditions

The High Court of Kerala hearing three petitions had slammed the Kerala government for its excess interference in the administration of Sabarimala temple.

Sabarimala: Cameraman and woman injured. Woman allowed entry after confirmation of her age

The Sabarimala opened its door for the second time after the September 28, Supreme Court's verdict.

Ayodhya all set for another grand Diwali celebration, 3 lakh diyas to light up Lord Ram’s city

Last year, 1.7 lakh diyas were lighted in the banks of Sarayu river.

Union Minister Uma Bharti invites Rahul Gandhi to lay foundation stone of Ram temple in Ayodhya

Uma Bharti said that Congress was trying to divide the country on the basis of faith.

Tipu Jayanti: Just another day in ‘secular’ India

It seems pretty ridiculous that one has to say it so explicitly but not everyone who fought the British was a saint or worthy of celebration.
Some media portals consider 'secularism' can be achieved only by slandering Hindu festivals and hailing festivals of other religions

A silent Diwali…

Autonomy does not take long to turn into a dictatorship.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Why haven’t your parents named you Ravan or Duryodhan? Yogi Adityanath asks critics on restoring name Prayagraj

The Uttar Pradesh CM said that the critics should also question their parents on why their parents did not name them 'Raavan' or 'Duryodhana'.

Once upon a time the tyrannical Aurangzeb was vanquished and the Kesari Dhwaj flew high

Aurangzeb's single minded obsession with showing the Hindus their place had cost him his very empire.

Once upon a time, there was the great Maratha Sambhaji, who continued to haunt Aurangzeb even in death

Sabhaji's brutal torture forged a unity and a sacred vow was sworn to uproot the Mughal empire from the soil of Bharata.

Once upon a time, atop the thorns of Aurangzeb’s tyranny, rose Hindavi Swaraj

A story of a man ordained by the Gods to carry out their will.

Ram Mandir discussion: Over 3000 Hindu saints from 125 communities of Hindu religion come together in Delhi

The mega meeting to be held on November 3-4 at Delhi's Talkatora stadium has been organised to discuss the future course after SC postponed hearing to next year

Here are 6 canards we can expect ‘liberals’ to spread on Aurangzeb’s 400th birthday

We look at some of the arguments that we are sure would be rehashed on his 400th birthday in just a couple of days
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India will now meet the world on its own terms: Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Statue of Unity on Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary today.

The tallest statue in the world should serve as a reminder: It is time to reclaim our History

Amit Shah has already hinted that the BJP will make reclaiming of Hyderabad pride as a poll issue.

Dawn-to-dusk hunger strike by BJP over arrest of Sabarimala protesters in Kerala

The dawn-to-dusk hunger strike and a ‘Rath Yatra’ will be conducted by BJP workers in order to “save the customs and traditions” of the hill shrine

The rage of the Malayali Hindus

The events of the coming days will determine the future of Kerala, and its Hindu Community.

A Ram Mandir at Ram Janmabhoomi is the people’s will and an ordinance is needed

The will of the people has to be expressed by the House of the People.

Michel Houellebecq: The perils of secular atheistic materialism through the eyes of a French ‘Islamophobic’ intellectual

A regular feature in all of Houellebecq's books is a narrator who is non-religious and has an extremely pessimistic view of the world

As BJP officially backs Sabarimala devotees, we witness the last rites of Communism in India

We are witnessing the last rites of Communism in India. Bengal is gone. Tripura is gone. Game over in Kerala.

Sabarimala, the abode of Lord Ayyappa: The beginning of a Hindu uprising in India

For a global participant like India, which is known for its cultural equity, it is very important for decision makers to resist from sounding aloof or foreign.

Watch: Is the Indian state really secular? No, according to this Supreme Court advocate

There has been much talk in recent times about various articles of the Indian Constitution actively discriminating against Hindus.

Sringeri Mutt writes a letter urging PM Modi to reopen the pilgrimage to Sharda Peeth in PoK

The letter says that it is the earnest wish of Hindus that the pilgrimage is made possible.
Protests after Sabarimala verdict

Sabarimala, abode of Lord Ayyappa: Of ‘equality’, the misinformation and what we stand to lose

The devotees are struggling to ensure the continuity of their own tradition.

Sabarimala: Will not allow activists to use the temple as a place to prove their point, Kerala Devaswom Minister

A journalist, Kavitha Jakkala and an activist Rehana Fatima, tried to enter the shrine.

Siddhidatri: The ninth form of Maa Durga who blessed Lord Shiva

She is worshipped by humans, gandharvas, asuras and devas alike. 

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