Tag: Hinduism

India: In Pune – ‘Hindu extremists’ kill man over ‘offensive’ Facebook post, 13 arrested

By timesofindia.indiatimes.com Jun 5, 2014, 02.36 AM IST PUNE: A 28-year-old man was beaten to death on Monday night by people with suspected links with a Hindu fundamentalist outfit over a Facebook message they found offensive, according to police. Six more youths were arrested on Wednesday for the murder of Mohsin Mohammed Sadique Shaikh. The police… Read More ›

Virginia official: Non-Christian public prayer violates my rights ‘because I don’t believe that’

By Travis Gettys rawstory.com A group that lost its U.S. Supreme Court case over prayer at public meetings said recent comments by a Virginia elected official illustrate the risk of allowing such sectarian invocations. “The freedom of religion doesn’t mean that every religion has to be heard,” said Al Bedrosian, who sits on the Roanoke County Board of… Read More ›

Man attacked for renouncing Hinduism and becoming a Muslim

Manipal, Feb 27: In an apparent attempt to create unrest in the society, a group of miscreants allegedly belonging to a Hindutva outfit brutally assaulted a 28-year-old youth for renouncing Hinduism and accepting Islam. Girish, a resident of Malpe, who changed his name to Humair after embracing Islam around eight years ago, was hospitalized with… Read More ›