Bearing offerings such as milk pots and heavy ornate metal structures called kavadis, devotees walked barefoot up 272 steps to reach Batu Caves temple — an important religious site for local Hindus.
Sudhir Suri was shot while protesting against what he claimed was the discovery of desecrated Hindu idols on a rubbish dump in the city, according to Indian media.
Temples from Mughal-era India demonstrates the fluidity of art and contradicts contemporary Hindu nationalist historical revisionism.
Some 18 Canadian academics tell CBC News investigation they face harassment by local diaspora groups and foreign trolls for criticising PM Modi's government in India and its support of Hindutva, a Hindu supremacist ideology.
The Hindu right has brazenly launched a multi-pronged attack, simultaneously targeting Christians, Muslims and other minorities along with anyone who speaks against the BJP regime.
Islam is not only the world’s fastest growing religion today, but it is projected to be the largest one by 2075.
Modi’s yielding to farmers' demands is a major victory for the protesters, but it’s also a calculated manoeuvre before crucial state elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and elsewhere.
The indifference towards racial slurs - and the violence they entail - attests to how deeply ingrained racism is in modern Britain.
One of India's largest Hindu festivals, the Kumbh Mela or pitcher festival that runs until end April kicks off even as officials report the biggest surge in coronavirus cases for three months.
A suit filed against tech giant Cisco Systems for workplace discrimination against a Dalit engineer is likely to be a precedent-setting case that shines a spotlight on caste as a global phenomenon.
Hindu nationalists like to cast themselves as patriots that put the country first. Their history of non-participation during the independence movement suggests that they were anything but patriots in India’s battle for freedom.
Demonising the Muslim rulers of old India has been the driving force of the country’s rightwing Hindu nationalist ideology, but history is witness to the immense contributions Muslims have made to protect and encourage Hinduism in the sub continent.
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