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The lasting perils of Religion-based Population Imbalance
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The lasting perils of Religion-based Population Imbalance

During his annual Vijayadashami speech, RSS Sarasanghachalak Dr Mohan Bhagwat spoke about the demographic imbalance and balancing it along sectarian lines. He broached the subjects of the Partition of India and the birth of East Timor, Kosovo and South Sudan on sectarian and religious grounds. The paucity of thoughts on peace and lack of consensus […]

How Dussehra (Dasara) is celebrated across India
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How Dussehra (Dasara) is celebrated across India

The same festival Dussehra is celebrated differently across India e.g. Mysuru, Bastar, Kullu, Kota, and Jhejuri near Pune. Diversity is part of Indian tradition. Also read about Ram Lila in Kumaon and Kashi. The compilation has brief info, photo and video links.   Dussehra is celebrated on the tenth day of Navratri, also known as Vijayadashami. […]

MHA declares PFI and its affiliates as ‘Unlawful Association’
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MHA declares PFI and its affiliates as ‘Unlawful Association’

The Ministry of Home Affairs has banned The Popular Front of India (PFI) and its associates or affiliates or fronts for being involved in serious offences, including terrorism and its financing and targeted killings. The MHA release also says that the PFI disregarded the constitutional set-up of the country, disturbing public order while carrying out […]

Demographic imbalance on the Indo-Nepal border poses a grave threat to Hindus and National Security
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Demographic imbalance on the Indo-Nepal border poses a grave threat to Hindus and National Security

(This report was first published on OpIndia to whom it belongs. Republished with permission) Recently there have been several reports which suggest that the demographics along the Nepal-India border are changing rapidly. The number of mosques and madrasas is increasing continuously in these regions. The OpIndia team toured the border areas from August 20 to […]

Pakistan | Indigenous polytheistic Kalash tribe under threat from Islamic extremism
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Pakistan | Indigenous polytheistic Kalash tribe under threat from Islamic extremism

The smallest ethnic and Dharmic community in Pakistan is fighting for the survival of its culture and religious identity, in the face of religious extremism, forced conversion, migration, and climate change. Are we going to allow this rich culture to vanish from the pluralistic land of Akhand Bharat? Who are the Kalash? The term ‘Kalash’ […]

Varanasi nominated as the first-ever SCO Tourism and Cultural Capital at the 2022 SCO Summit
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Varanasi nominated as the first-ever SCO Tourism and Cultural Capital at the 2022 SCO Summit

Varanasi has been nominated as the first-ever SCO Tourism and Cultural Capital during 2022-2023. The decision was taken at the 22nd Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of State in Samarkand, Uzbekistan on September 16, 2022. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in the Summit. The MEA in its press release […]

Hindus under attack: Hate crimes, Persecution, and Discrimination against Hindus across the world continues unabated
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Hindus under attack: Hate crimes, Persecution, and Discrimination against Hindus across the world continues unabated

Attacks on Hindus and Hindu Dharma, both in Bharat and overseas, are frequent and unrelenting. In many regions of the world, this persecution is like a genocide slowly unfolding before our eyes. For decades, the world has ignored the actual depth and breadth of these attacks, driven by disturbing anti-Hindu bigotry. From murders, forced conversions, […]

India @ 100 – A Vision for India’s Foreign Policy
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India @ 100 – A Vision for India’s Foreign Policy

As India marches towards 100 years of our Independence, there is a compelling need for India to recognize and reinvigorate its civilizational values and heritage Growing strategic gaps in the Indian subcontinent and dynamic changes in the Asian and Global Geopolitics compel India to address the concerns of strategic ambiguity India has become the hope […]