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Hindu Group Urges Sega to Remove Lord Krishna from Video Game

English: Hindu God Lord Krishna हिन्दी: हिन्दू...

English: Hindu God Lord Krishna हिन्दी: हिन्दू भगवान कृष्ण (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Directed by Satoshi Ohyama, Lord Krishna is shown as selfish and manipulative enigmatic leader of Polytheistic Alliance in it who interrupts war between Lucifer and God to subjugate humankind.



Special Appearance by George Takei at AALDEF Lunar New Year Gala February 16

English: George Takei at the 2011 Phoenix Comi...

English: George Takei at the 2011 Phoenix Comicon in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

On Tuesday, February 16, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) will present its 2016 Justice in Action Awards to Eric H. Holder, Jr., partner at Covington & Burling LLP and former U.S. Attorney General, Heidi Chen, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Zoetis, Inc., and Phil Yu, founder and editor of the Angry Asian Man blog. The awards presentation will take place at AALDEF's Lunar New Year Gala at PIER SIXTY, Chelsea Piers, in New York City.


Nawazuddin Siddiqui Speaks Up About Parking Spot Controversy, Clears the Air

Nawazuddin Siddiqui (WBRi File Photo)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui (WBRi File Photo)

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui who was busy shooting for his film Raees broke his silence on the recent controversy surrounding him. He along with his lawyer Rizwan Siddiquee briefed the media today at a press conference in Mumbai. The two clarified their side of story in the recent controversy around the actor.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Chitrangada Singh among the top five unusual Bollywood pairs of the year


Birmingham Museums Commended by Hindu Group for Uniting Diverse Religions in New Gallery

Big Brum clock tower at Birmingham Museum and ...

Big Brum clock tower at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Council House, Birmingham, England. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jan 31 - Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) in United Kingdom is launching a new gallery “Faith in Birmingham” on February five; providing unique insight into Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Judaism.


Louisiana Ball Apologizes for Parading of Hindu Gods

Helen Solar, Captain of the Krewe of Galatea, in an email to distinguished  Hindu statesman Rajan Zed today, wrote: “If you or any member of the Hindu religion or any Indian are offended at our “Travel to India,” we assure you that nothing we presented was intended to offend and do apologize if we led anyone to that interpretation.”



Hindu Gods Parade at Louisiana Ball Dismays Hindu Group

Reports suggested that at this event Lakshmi was escorted by Krishna, Parvati was escorted by Murugan, Kali was escorted by Hanuman and Saraswati was on Surya’s arm—which were inconsistent of Hindu scriptures and were highly improper, Rajan Zed pointed out.



"Absurd" - Hindu Group on Denmark’s Seizure of Refugee Asset Law

English: Hymnal of the Evangelical Lutheran Ch...

Hymnal of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark Dansk: Den danske Salmebog (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A Hindu group has strongly criticized Denmark’s proposal backed by its parliament to confiscate refugees’ possessions; calling it inhumane, despicable and absurd.



Kickstarter Campaign Launched to Create Line of Presidential Bobbleheads

National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum

Limited Edition Presidential bobbleheads featuring Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and others are now available exclusively through a Kickstarter Campaign from the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.



Hindu Group Seeks Diwali Holiday in Massachusetts’ Chelmsford Public Schools

The sparklers in Diwali Celebrations 2010

Sparklers in Diwali Celebrations (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

CPS has over 5,000 students, including over 12% Asian. Its Chelmsford High School was included on Newsweek's 2015 list of the Top Public High Schools in the country. Dr. Jay Lang is CPS’s Superintendent of Schools, while Al Thomas is Chairman of Chelmsford School Committee.



Sri Venkateswara Hindu Temple Sydney launches "Goshala Project", to adopt cow and calf for worship

English: Hindu temple at Helensburgh

English: Hindu temple at Helensburgh (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sri Venkateswara Temple (SVT) in Helensburgh (near Sydney, Australia) is reportedly adopting a cow (and a calf) for worshiping and using its milk for sprinkling on temple deities in a religious ritual.



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