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Stories with subject: Hinduism
  • Protests over Nepal constitution injure dozens, police say story has photos
    Updated: Jul-20-15 10:16 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Protesters clashed with police in southern Nepal on Monday as the government tried to collect the public's suggestions on the draft of the country's long-overdue constitution.

  • Rush for shoes at India festival triggers stampede, kills 27 story has photos
    Updated: Jul-14-15 11:08 pm

    HYDERABAD, India - Tens of thousands of pilgrims taking part in a Hindu religious bathing festival surged forward and triggered a massive stampede on a riverbank in southern India, leaving at least 27 dead and dozens injured in chaotic scenes in which rescuers struggled to respond quickly.

  • Food politics hits India's most malnourished children 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 3:46 am

    MADKHEDA, India - Clutching battered metal plates, the children waited patiently in a remote central Indian village for the two small flat pieces of bread and scoop of boiled potato curry that would be their only full meal that day.

  • Groups call for Hindu, vegan displays at Arkansas Capitol story has photos
    Updated: Jul-07-15 4:35 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Capitol lawn could soon get crowded: Existing statues that honor Confederate soldiers, fallen firefighters and the nine black children who integrated Little Rock Central High School might be joined shortly by tributes for vegans, a monkey-faced deity and a cloven-hooved demon.