Upset Hindus urge ex-beautyqueen Imelda apologize & replace album cover mimicking goddess Kali

Upset Hindus are urging Filipino-German musician and former beauty queen Imelda Bautista Schweighart to apologize and replace cover of her album “Fuccboi” emulating Hindu goddess Kali, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that goddess Kali was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to […]

Upset Hindus urge Nova Scotia brewery rename its beer named after sacred nectar & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Tatamagouche (Nova Scotia, Canada) based Tatamagouche Brewing Company to change the name of its beer currently named as Amrita (which they regard as sacred nectar of immortality), calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that amrita emerged from Churning of the […]

Hindus ask for public holiday on Diwali in New Jersey

Hindus are seeking public holiday in New Jersey on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with New Jersey Hindu community as they had to be at work on their most popular festival while there were […]

Hindus call for public holiday on Diwali in US Virgin Islands

Hindus are seeking public holiday in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with USVI Hindu community as they had to be at work/school on their most popular festival […]

Upset Hindus urge Brazil’s fashion brand to withdraw Lord Ganesh shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Franca (São Paulo, Brazil) headquartered clothing company Jon Cotre for immediate withdrawal of shorts carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be […]

Tesco asked to apologize & compensate victims of exploitation in its India supply chain

England headquartered leading multinational retailer Tesco has been urged to formally apologize and compensate workers reportedly exploited by its supply chain in India as alleged in a recently published BBC report. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that corporations like Tesco should show some moral and ethical responsibility, […]

Hindus push for public holiday on Diwali in KwaZulu-Natal

Hindus are seeking public holiday in the South Africa’s province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was not fair with KZN Hindu community as they had to be at work on their most […]

Hindus seek public holiday on Diwali in Australian Capital Territory

Hindus are seeking public holiday in Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was not fair with ACT Hindu community as they had to be at work/school on their most popular festival while […]

Rajan Zed urges Hindus worldwide take vow of “selfless service” on Diwali

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Diwali greetings to 1.2 billion Hindus of the world, has urged them each to take a vow of “selfless service” on this sacred occasion. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, wished “joy and light in every heart” to all […]

Hindus upset with rapper Cardi B mimicking goddess Durga to sell shoes

Hindus are upset with rapper Cardi B (Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar) for emulating Hindu goddess Durga with a sneaker in her hand to launch “new Reebok x Cardi B collection” releasing November 13. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that goddess Durga was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant […]

Clergy should read the opening prayer in New Zealand Parliament

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has suggested that diverse religious leaders should read the opening prayer in New Zealand House of Representatives on a rotation basis. Currently, per Standing Order 62, “at the commencement of each sitting, the Speaker reads a prayer to the House”. Sometimes, the Speaker delegates another House Member to say it. […]

Etsy removes Sexy Ganesh Panties within few hours of Hindu protest

Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. removed Sexy Ganesh Thong Panties carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh within few hours of Hindu protest, who called it “highly inappropriate”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement in Nevada today, thanked Etsy for understanding the concerns of Hindu community, […]

Etsy sells Sexy Ganesh Panties after removing Ganesh Flipflops-Ashtray-Toilet Seat; Hindus upset

Upset Hindus are urging Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. to apologize and immediately withdraw Sexy Ganesh Thong Panties carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. In the past, after a protest spearheaded by distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed; Etsy removed from its website the toilet-seat, flip-flops, and ashtray […]

Hindus push for public holiday on Diwali in Ontario

Hindus are seeking public holiday in Ontario (Canada) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with Ontario Hindu community as they had to be at work/school on their most popular festival while there were public […]

TTD’s Sundarakanda Akhanda Parayanam from 3 November 2020

Goddess Sri Sita Mata with Hanuman

The TTD is launching the sixth edition of Sundarakanda Akhanda Parayanams, the spiritual campaign of TTD to protect the global humanity from pandemic Covid-19, from 3 November 2020 at the Nada Neerajanam platform, Tirumala. On the first day the Veda Parayanadars will recite the 185 shlokas of 20- 24 sargas of Sundarakanda.from 07.00 am in […]

University of Sydney to “seriously” look into article in its paper ridiculing Hinduism

The University of Sydney (USYD) has assured to “seriously” look into an article in its student newspaper “Honi Soit” after Hindus protested calling it “unnecessarily disparaging and trivializing Hinduism”. Dr. Michael Spence, Vice-Chancellor & Principal of USYD, in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote:…I appreciate that this article […]

Hindus urge Malta Government to subsidize cremation abroad till crematorium is ready

Hindus are urging Malta Government to subsidize cremations abroad till proper crematorium was built and available for usage in Malta. Although a new law allowing cremation was passed in Malta Parliament in May 2019, but a functioning crematorium is nowhere in sight. According to some estimates; going through blueprints, approvals, construction, licensing, etc.; it might […]

Hindus ask for public holiday on Diwali in Réunion

Hindus are seeking public holiday in Réunion island (French overseas territory in Indian Ocean in Africa) on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was not fair with Réunion Hindu community as they had to be at work/school […]

Upset Hindus seek apology for University of Sydney paper ridiculing Hinduism

Upset Hindus are urging for apology from The University of Sydney (USYD) for its student newspaper unnecessarily disparaging and trivializing Hinduism. It was highly inappropriate and insensitive for the newspaper of a public research university to blatantly belittle Hinduism, world’s oldest and third largest religion with about 1.2 billion adherents and a rich philosophical thought; […]

Hindus plead for public holiday on Diwali in New Zealand

Hindus are seeking public holiday in New Zealand on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was not fair with New Zealand Hindu community as they had to be at work/school on their most popular festival while there […]