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Stories with subject: Hinduism
  • Coldplay's latest video criticized for portrayal of India story has photos
    Updated: Feb-08-16 8:39 am

    NEW DELHI - British rock band Coldplay's latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with Hindu holy men, peacocks and colorful festivals.

  • France returns head of Hindu statue taken 130 years ago 
    Updated: Jan-21-16 8:50 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The head of a 7th century statue of a Hindu deity was returned by France and reattached to its body Thursday for display at a Cambodian museum, more than 130 years after it was spirited away.

  • In south Indian temple town, plastics become taboo 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 11:17 am

    PATHANAMTHITTA, India - Millions of Hindu men trudge the steep, three-hour climb to a hilltop temple to worship a celibate god every year. They bathe away their sins in the Pamba River. And these days, they leave less of a trace thanks to new rules aimed at getting rid of plastic trash.

  • In south Indian temple town, plastics become taboo story has photos
    Updated: Jan-15-16 6:56 am

    PATHANAMTHITTA, India - Millions of Hindu men trudge the steep, three-hour climb to a hilltop temple to worship a celibate god every year. They bathe away their sins in the Pamba River. And these days, they leave less of a trace thanks to new rules aimed at getting rid of plastic trash.