Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Washington schools

Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent schools in Washington State to close on Diwali, most popular of their festival, which falls on October 19 this year. Many public school districts in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania...

Hindus urge Connecticut town to not prohibit yoga at farm

Hindus are urging Manchester Town in Connecticut not to shut down yoga at a local farm. According to reports, town considers this yoga a zoning violation and a cease and desist letter has been issued to Aussakita Acres Farm in the woods of Manchester, which offers...

Hindus welcome BBC plan to produce films on Hinduism

Shown on BBC One, a new documentary strand of five films a year will reportedly explore faith and ethical issues in all the major religions in stimulating and contemporary new ways, including Hinduism. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today,...