Hinduism

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 - 6:53 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 - 5:47 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in northern India and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict deplored by a key Muslim body. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the...
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Nirmohi Akhara leader Dharam Das, center, celebrates the verdict outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. State-run broadcaster says India’s top court has ruled for a disputed temple-mosque land for Hindus with alternate land to Muslims. The Supreme Court says in a judgment on Saturday that 5 acres (2.02 hecatres) of land be allotted to the Muslim community represented by the Sunni Central Wakf Board in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya where a 16th century mosque was demolished by Hindu hardliners in 1992. (AP Photo)
November 09, 2019 - 4:57 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in northern India and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque — a verdict deplored by a key Muslim body. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the...
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Nirmohi Akhara leader Dharam Das, center, celebrates the verdict outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. State-run broadcaster says India’s top court has ruled for a disputed temple-mosque land for Hindus with alternate land to Muslims. The Supreme Court says in a judgment on Saturday that 5 acres (2.02 hecatres) of land be allotted to the Muslim community represented by the Sunni Central Wakf Board in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya where a 16th century mosque was demolished by Hindu hardliners in 1992. (AP Photo)
November 09, 2019 - 3:04 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — 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 — a verdict deplored by an attorney representing the Muslim community. The dispute over land ownership has been...
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Nirmohi Akhara leader Dharam Das, center, celebrates the verdict outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. State-run broadcaster says India’s top court has ruled for a disputed temple-mosque land for Hindus with alternate land to Muslims. The Supreme Court says in a judgment on Saturday that 5 acres (2.02 hecatres) of land be allotted to the Muslim community represented by the Sunni Central Wakf Board in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya where a 16th century mosque was demolished by Hindu hardliners in 1992. (AP Photo)
November 09, 2019 - 1:59 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — 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. The 16th-century Babri...
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A Hindu pilgrim touches in obeisance an image of Hindu deities Rama, Sita and Lakshman in Ayodhya, India , Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. India's security forces were on high alert ahead of the Supreme Court's verdict Saturday in a decades-old land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus over plans to build a Hindu temple on a site where Hindu hard-liners demolished a 16th century mosque in 1992, sparking deadly religious riots. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
November 09, 2019 - 1:12 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — 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. The 16th-century Babri Masjid mosque was destroyed...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, file photo, Tourists in Shikaras, a traditional gondola, cross the Dal Lake as they prepare to leave Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir are allowing tourists back into the region two months after ordering them to leave, citing security concerns. The local government had instructed tourists and Hindu pilgrims to leave on Aug. 2, three days before India stripped the Muslim-majority region of its statehood and special semi-autonomous status. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File)
October 08, 2019 - 11:28 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir will allow tourists back into the region two months after ordering them to leave because of security concerns amid an Indian crackdown, an official said Tuesday. But tourists are unlikely to experience normal life in the disputed area or be...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, file photo, Tourists in Shikaras, a traditional gondola, cross the Dal Lake as they prepare to leave Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir are allowing tourists back into the region two months after ordering them to leave, citing security concerns. The local government had instructed tourists and Hindu pilgrims to leave on Aug. 2, three days before India stripped the Muslim-majority region of its statehood and special semi-autonomous status. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File)
October 08, 2019 - 7:37 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir will allow tourists back into the region two months after ordering them to leave because of security concerns, an official said Tuesday. But tourists are unlikely to experience normal life in the disputed region or be able to use mobile...
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October 04, 2019 - 5:57 am
GURGAON, India (AP) — In a story Oct. 1 about the birth anniversary of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the Indian flag depicts Gandhi's spinning wheel. It is the Ashok Chakra, or wheel of Indian emperor Ashoka. The story also misidentified...
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A school teacher Dresses up as a girl as a statue depicting Indian freedom leader Mahatma Gandhi's Dandi March, on the eve of Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Dandi March is the name given to the Salt Satyagraha (Salt March) where Gandhi and other freedom fighters marched 241 miles to the sea to make their own salt on April 6, 1930 as an act of civil disobedience against the British colonial rule. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
October 01, 2019 - 8:15 am
GURGAON, India (AP) — The ideal candidate, India's oldest political party says on the registration form for an upcoming state election, is a teetotaler who prefers "khadi," home-spun cotton fabrics, in the style of iconic independence leader Mahatma Gandhi. "It's like an ode to Gandhi on his 150th...
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