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The shells bobbed in the surf, not far from clay bowls, rotting limes and waterlogged rags that had washed back ashore, flotsam from previous Hindu ceremonies to mark festivals, births, deaths and everything in between. However, the location was not […]

Should a group of strict Hindu vegetarians — who were mistakenly served meat — get all-expenses-paid trips to India so they can cleanse themselves in the Ganges River? An appeals court has overturned a judge’s ruling – and will allow their […]

A 63-year-old British nun caring for leprosy patients for three decades in Bangalore, India, was preparing to leave the country Monday after the Indian government refused to extend her resident permit without giving any reason. “I’m leaving with a heavy […]

by Aseem Shukla India’s Supreme Court ordered Friday that a security plan be drawn up to protect a treasure estimated at $22 billion discovered in an ancient Hindu temple last week. It is a story that seems to fulfill every […]