Hinduism

Policemen in plain clothes detain a youth during a protest against a new citizenship law in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. The new law gives citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee religious persecution in several neighboring countries. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
December 17, 2019 - 3:00 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Students involved in a massive weekend protest at a predominantly Muslim university in India's capital described a clash with baton-wielding police at a news conference Tuesday, while opposition grew nationwide against a new law that provides a path to citizenship for non-Muslim...
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Policemen in plain clothes detain a youth during a protest against a new citizenship law in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. The new law gives citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee religious persecution in several neighboring countries. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
December 17, 2019 - 1:59 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Students involved in a massive weekend protest at a predominantly Muslim university in India's capital described a clash with baton-wielding police at a news conference Tuesday, as opposition grew nationwide against a new law that provides a path to citizenship for non-Muslim...
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Congress party leader Priyanka Gandhi, center, joins other leaders during a sit in protest against a new citizenship law near the India Gate monument in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec.16, 2019. The new law gives citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee religious persecution in several neighboring countries. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
December 16, 2019 - 8:10 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of university students flooded the streets of India's capital, while a southern state government led a march and demonstrators held a silent protest in the northeast on Monday against a new law giving citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee...
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Congress party leader Priyanka Gandhi, center, joins other leaders during a sit in protest against a new citizenship law near the India Gate monument in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec.16, 2019. The new law gives citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee religious persecution in several neighboring countries. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
December 16, 2019 - 9:31 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of university students flooded the streets of India's capital, while a southern state government led a march and demonstrators held a silent protest in the northeast on Monday to protest a new law giving citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee...
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Indian students of the Jamia Millia Islamia University shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec.16, 2019. Thousands of university students flooded the streets of India's capital to protest a new law giving citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee religious persecution in several neighboring countries. The protests followed a night of violent clashes between police and demonstrators at the University. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
December 16, 2019 - 6:35 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of university students flooded the streets of India's capital, while a southern state government led a march and demonstrators held a silent protest in the northeast on Monday to protest a new law giving citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee...
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Protesters shout slogans against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Gauhati, India, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Protesters burned tires and blocked highways and rail tracks in India's remote northeast for a second day Wednesday as the upper house of Parliament began debating legislation that would grant citizenship to persecuted Hindus and other religious minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
December 11, 2019 - 12:08 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian lawmakers approved legislation on Wednesday granting citizenship to non-Muslims who migrated illegally from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Critics of the government said the legislation undermines the country's secular constitution, as protests against the law...
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Protesters shout slogans against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Gauhati, India, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Protesters burned tires and blocked highways and rail tracks in India's remote northeast for a second day Wednesday as the upper house of Parliament began debating legislation that would grant citizenship to persecuted Hindus and other religious minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
December 11, 2019 - 10:49 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian lawmakers approved legislation on Wednesday granting citizenship to non-Muslims who migrated illegally from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan despite ongoing protests against the measure in the country's remote northeast. The upper house of Parliament passed the bill 125-...
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Hindu holy man Shri Narsingh Das Maharaja, right, celebrates after a verdict in a decades-old land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus, in Ayodhya, India, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
November 09, 2019 - 7:41 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in the country's north and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque - a verdict in a highly contentious case that was immediately deplored by a key Muslim body. The...
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Supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), or World Hindu Council, celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict outside the VHP office in Ahmadabad, India, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. India's Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
November 09, 2019 - 9:43 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in the country's north and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict in a highly contentious case that was immediately deplored by a key Muslim...
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A Hindu devotee waves an Indian national flag and celebrates a verdict in a decades-old land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus, in Ayodhya, India , Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
November 09, 2019 - 8:15 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in the country's north and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict in a highly contentious case that was immediately deplored by a key Muslim...
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