Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
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Topic: Hinduism

Violence against Muslims rampant but can India manage the fallout is the question we must ask

Hindi-speaking heartland, vegetarian meals are disturbing trends that can fracture Indian society and put the future of a united India in danger.

Swami Vivekananda was Buddha for the West. He was more than just Hindu mystic

Known for teaching Hinduism in the West, Vivekananda was one who battled cultural inferiority.

Datta Peetha-Bababudangiri: How Karnataka’s Hindu-Muslim shrine became ‘Ayodhya of the South’

The shrine — a confluence of Islamic Sufism and the Hindu Avadhuta tradition — has become the focus of a Sangh Parivar campaign to ‘liberate’ it from Muslim influence.

Rahul Gandhi’s Hinduism can’t beat Modi’s Hindutva. Congress’ neglect of Shudras a reason

If the Congress gives up its Nehruvian secularism, which remained silent on religious questions, what is the new Hindu course it will take?

Counterview: Syed Rizvi could do a ‘ghar wapsi’ because Hinduism allows it, unlike Islam

The Tyagi community has given approval to Syed Waseem Rizvi’s ghar wapsi, and that should suffice the purpose.

Freeing Hindu Temples is a liberal idea against a hypocrite State

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Becoming a Hindu is not that easy. Even if a Waseem Rizvi turns into Jitendra Tyagi

Rizvi’s conversion poses a predicament for the Hindu religion. It can’t be as simple as someone converting to Islam, Christianity, Sikhism or Judaism.

‘Yes to Hinduism, no to Hindutva’ is lazy liberal response, and 3 decades late

Author-politicians Shashi Tharoor, Pavan K Varma and now Salman Khurshid are taking refuge in this Hinduism-Hindutva debate. But Modi used ‘Hindutva’ just once since 2014.

How Hinduism incorporated Buddha and then distanced the religion

In ‘Ancient India’, Upinder Singh tells readers to abandon simplistic stereotypes and instead think of ancient India in terms of coexistence of contradictions.

We must ‘replace’ caste with something else, rather than trying to ‘remove’ it: Ram Madhav

In 'The Hindutva Paradigm,' Ram Madhav writes that caste hierarchy and privileges based on caste had no sanction in Hinduism.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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