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Hindus in South India Erect ‘Corona Goddess’ Temple

Hindu priests in southern India’s Tamil Nadu state have erected a temple dedicated to “Corona Devi (Goddess),” a Hindu goddess created so that Hindus may pray to the Chinese coronavirus and ask it for forgiveness amid India’s punishing new wave of infections and deaths from the disease in recent weeks.

In this picture taken on May 5, 2021, relatives grieve as they arrive for the cremation of their loved one who died due to the Covid-19 coronavirus at a crematorium in Moradabad. - People in India's most populous state Uttar Pradesh are fighting not just a raging pandemic but also …

Ancestral Indian Village Prays for Kamala Harris Victory

Residents of the village of Thulasendrapuram in southern India, ancestral home of the maternal side of vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ family, prayed for her victory at a Hindu temple on Tuesday as Election Day got underway in the United States.

People ride past a billboard featuring U.S. democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris at a crossing in Thulasendrapuram village, south of Chennai, Tamil Nadu state, India, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. The lush green village is the hometown of Harris' maternal grandfather who migrated from there decades ago. Billboard in …

U.S.: Pakistani Officials Help Muslims Force Christian Women into Marriage

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) published a report Tuesday accusing South East Asian nations of systematically failing to protect their populations’ religious rights, noting that “state officials” in Pakistan often shield criminals forcing Christian or Hindu women into a Muslim marriage.

A Pakistani worker shouts anti U.S. slogans during a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad. The banner at bottom reads, "'immediately hang the cursed man indulged in insulting the Prophet," while …

India: Party Leader Linked to PM Caught Hiding Under Burqa to Molest Women

A leader of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), a right-wing Hindu nationalist party that is linked to the Indian Prime Minister and has been accused of forcing Muslims and Christians in India to become Hindu, was apprehended dressed in a burqa and molesting a female Islam adherent during a religious event in India’s most populous state.

An Indian villager pedals past Burqa clad Muslim students walking to a school at Burhaburhi village about 60 kilometers (38 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Thursday, April 9, 2015. (AP Photo/ Anupam Nath)