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Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia. Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, and some practitioners and scholars refer to it as Sanฤtana Dharma, "the eternal tradition", or the "eternal way", beyond human history. Scholars regard Hinduism as a fusion or synthesis of various Indian cultures and traditions, with diverse roots and no founder. This "Hindu synthesis" started to develop between 500 BCE and 300 CE, after the end of the Vedic period, and flourished in the medieval period, with the decline of Buddhism in India.

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The body of Namrita Chandani was found lying on a charpoy with a rope tied around her neck in her hostel room of a college in Larkana.
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The Supreme Court asked Hindu and Muslim parties to submit an estimate of time they would take to conclude their arguments in the Ayodhya land dispute case. The..
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Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday told a gathering of ascetics in Bhopal that rapes were taking place in temples, and were being committed by..
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Sunni Central Waqf Board alleges that by using birthplace of Lord Ram as deity, Hindu side can claim title to entire site
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Crowds fall for rumours of blasphemous remarks by a school head, who is a Hindu
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Hindus roughly constitute 10% of the population of Sindh, with some districts like Umerkot where their population is nearly 50%.
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The SC-appointed mediation panel moved the apex court seeking its view on requests from Hindu and Muslim parties for resumption of negotiations on the dispute..
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A crowd in Pakistan ransacked a school and Hindu temple after a Hindu principal was accused of blasphemy, police said on Monday, the latest case to raise concern..
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Two main parties from Muslim and Hindu sides have written to the SC for a settlement to the dispute for ownership of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land in..
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Demonstrations began in Ghotki town on Saturday after an FIR was filed against Notal Mal, the teacher of Sindh Public School, by Abdul Aziz Rajput, alleging that..
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The 80-year-old leader has, time and again, advocated for the need to build a Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya, where a 16th-century Babri Masjid was..
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"Milk holds a special place in rituals of Hinduism, Jainism, Sanatan Dharma and Buddhism. Milk, a symbol of purity, is offered to god and also widely consumed in..
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Putting the sensitive uniform civil code issue back on the political centre stage, the Supreme Court on Friday frowned on the failure of governments to heed..
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Muslim parties opposing claims of Hindus over the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri masjid site faced some searching questions from the five-judge Constitution..
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Locked in a 70-year-old litigation with Hindu parties for ownership of the 2.77 acre disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land in Ayodhya, Muslim parties on..
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"Sir, you are the Law Minister.Ravi Shankar Prasad at least you could have OPENED the text to see how our constitution drafters celebrated our diversity.
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ENCOURAGING WORDS: Bench says not against inter-faith marriages, but women's future must be secured
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear the plea of a father challenging the inter-religious marriage of his daughter on the ground that the man had..
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A Hindu woman had married a Muslim man who admitted that he converted to Hinduism in order to be accepted by the woman's family. The woman's family has disputed..
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