KATHMANDU, Nov 1: People throng markets inside the capital as they prepare to celebrate Tihar-- the second major festival of Hindu followers. People can be seen purchasing necessary items for the festival such as hats, colors, and garlands, among others.

LUCKNOW, India, Aug 4: As Hindus prepare to celebrate the groundbreaking of a long-awaited temple at a disputed ground in northern India, Muslims say they have no firm plans yet to build a new mosque at an alternative site they were granted to replace the one torn down by Hindu hard-liners decades ago.

Salvation House -- where Hindus go to die

February 14, 2019 21:56 pm

VARANASI, India, Feb 14, 2019: They arrive in battered cars, on crutches and sometimes on a stretcher barely able to breathe -- but salvation is close for thousands of Hindus who go to the holy city of Varanasi each year to die.

More than 120 million Hindu devotees are to visit the northern city of Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad) for the world’s largest religious festival, at the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers.

DELHI, Oct 11: A primary school in India is being slammed for subjecting children to an “apartheid” regime amid allegations it is separating Muslims from Hindus during classes.

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 8: The ban imposed by the government on the import of sugar ahead of Dashain, the biggest festival of the Hindus in Nepal, has disappointed people who reached Sunauli, a border town across Bhairahawa, to buy household goods, especially sugar, for comparatively cheaper price.

ROLPA, June 13: Jagu Gharti, 78, describes himself as not a very devout Hindu. However, he is familiar with other people's faith and culture in his village.

Hindus observe Bala Chaturdashi today

November 16, 2017 07:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: One of the famous Hindu festivals, Bala Chaturdashi, is being observed across the country today.

SRINAGAR, July 11: As the Indian government blamed separatist rebels Tuesday for gunning down seven Hindu pilgrims and wounding 19 more before fleeing into the night, Kashmiri rebel groups condemned the rare, deadly attack on civilians and insisted they had no part in it.

DUPCHESHWOR (NUWAKOT), April 22: A group of visitors from Kathmandu and the local litterateurs on Friday arrived and read out stories and poems at the Dupcheshwor temple, which is known as the second Pashupatinath in Bagmati.

Hindu devotees are observing Bala Chaturdashi, one the famous Hindu festivals, across the country on Monday .The holy seeds are sown at Kailash, Gaurighat, Aryaghat, and Guheswori of Pashupati area, Panchase, Galeshwor and Lord Shiva's shrines across the countries on Mangsir Krishna Chaturdashi.

At least 15 Hindu temples in Bangladesh have been vandalised over allegations of disrespect shown to Islam on Facebook, triggering panic among the minority community in the Muslim-majority nation.