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  1. FILE PHOTO:  Police stand inside the premises of the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta

    India's top court to review ruling lifting ban on women of menstruating age entering temple

    India's top court on Tuesday agreed to review its ruling two months ago that removed a ban on women of menstruating age from entering a prominent ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he addresses the gathering during

    India's ruling BJP turns up Hindu nationalist heat with renamings, statue plan

    From getting rid of some Muslim names of places to promising a "grand" statue of the Hindu god Ram, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling ...
  3. A boy lights a firecracker on a street as he celebrates Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Ne

    India's capital breathes toxic air as residents flout firecracker curbs

    Pollution in the Indian capital New Delhi hit "severe" heights on Thursday after hundreds of revellers in the city let off fireworks long into the ...
  4. Demonstrators burn an effigy depicting "terrorism" as they shout anti-Pakistan slogans du

    Gunmen kill a leader of India's ruling party in disputed Kashmir

    Unidentified gunmen killed a leader of India's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir state late on Thursday, ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: A model of proposed Ram temple is pictured in Ayodhya

    Gloves off: India's ruling party underlines Hindu ambitions as elections near

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalist party has been turning up the heat on some controversial and potentially highly ...
  6. The attackers set ablaze two cars and a scooter outside a retreat founded by a preacher who had

    Radicals attack Hindu retreat as gender protests mount

  7. Policemen escort members of the Hindu groups to Pampa base camp, to prevent them from clashing with

    Indian temple controversy turns political as protests grow

    A senior leader of India's ruling party warned on Friday that protesters in the southern state of Kerala would take the law into their hands if ...
  8. Hindu devotees stop a car to check if any women of menstruating age are headed towards the Sabarima

    Tensions rise at Indian temple over entry of menstrual-age women

    Tensions rose at an Indian hill temple on Tuesday before an expected face-off between women of menstrual age who can enter for the first time in ...
  9. People sit outside the closed meat shops in Gurugram

    Hindu hardliners force meat sellers to shut shop in New Delhi suburb

    Indian Hindu hardliners are forcing meat sellers to shut shops in a New Delhi suburb that is home to global outsourcing firms, saying they must ...