“Hard Rock” apologizes & removes “Hindu Pizza” after Hindu protest

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), which had a “Hindu Pizza” on its menu containing “chicken tikka masala with yogurt, cilantro and mint”, has removed the pizza and apologized to the protesting Hindus. Anmarí Pérez, Customer Care Manager of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, in an email to distinguished […]

“Hard Rock” sells “Hindu Pizza”, upsetting Hindus

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) has a “Hindu” pizza on its menu containing “chicken tikka masala with yogurt, cilantro and mint”, which has upset the Hindus. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, termed it as a trivialization of the oldest and third largest religion of […]

Hindus planning to urge Macy’s, Footlocker, etc., to not carry Pharrell-Adidas Holi shoes

As American singer Pharrell Williams and multinational sportswear corporation Adidas had been ignoring to rename their collaboratively launched Holi footwear and apologize, upset Hindus may plan to urge various retailers not to carry their Holi shoes. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that if Adidas and Pharrell Williams […]

Holi shoes by Pharrell Williams & Adidas are “inappropriate”

Hindus feel that Holi footwear collaboratively launched by American singer Pharrell Williams and multinational sportswear corporation Adidas is trivialization of traditions-concepts-symbols-beliefs of Hinduism. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged Pharrell Williams and Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted to rename their Holi shoes which many Hindus felt were highly insensitive as […]

Hindus upset at Toyota Super Bowl ad for belittling Hinduism

Hindus are upset at Toyota Tundra Super Bowl halftime commercial “We’re All One Team”, apparently attempting to show unity of world religions, for failure to include representation of Hinduism, world’s third largest religion. This commercial; in Super Bowl LII football championship played in Minneapolis on February four; depicts Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and Jewish religious figures. […]

Rajan Zed denounces “Fight of Gods” videogame for trivializing religion

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has censured “Fight of Gods” video game released on September four, saying that it trivializes some highly revered religious figures. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada today, pointed out that unnecessarily dragging religious figures into battle, who were greatly revered by the […]

Hindus upset as Unilever cannot guarantee whether some of its products contain beef

Upset Hindus are seeking official apology from Dutch-British transnational consumer goods company Unilever’s CEO Paul Polman for non-disclosure of beef in some of its products; and immediate recall of all such food items. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was shocking for Hindus to learn that […]

Zed suggests Justin Bieber to withdraw to a Himalayan cave & attempt samadhi

In view of reports of Canadian singer Justin Bieber going to a two-week yoga retreat seeking peace, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed is suggesting him to instead withdraw to a Himalayan cave and try to attain samadhi on his own through yoga & meditation. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a […]

Upset Hindus seek apology from Wrigley for non-disclosure of beef in various candies

Upset Hindus are seeking official apology from President of Wrigley, said to be the largest manufacturer and marketer of chewing gum in the world, for non-disclosure of beef in some of its products; and immediate recall of all such items. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was […]

Upset Hindus seek resignation & apology of Kellogg’s CEO for feeding them beef

Upset Hindus are seeking resignation and apology of multinational food company Kellogg’s CEO John A. Bryant for non-disclosure of beef in some of its cereals and other products, and immediate recall of all such items from the market. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was shocking for […]

Hindus welcome BBC plan to produce films on Hinduism

Shown on BBC One, a new documentary strand of five films a year will reportedly explore faith and ethical issues in all the major religions in stimulating and contemporary new ways, including Hinduism. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, welcomed British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for the idea of producing […]

Hindus felt TV star Farrah Abraham’s wearing bindi at MTV Awards was “inappropriate”

Hindus have described; the American reality TV personality Farrah Abraham’s appearance at “2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards” in Los Angeles on May seven wearing bindi on forehead and then reportedly boasting that she felt “freaking amazing…and sexy!”; as “inappropriate” and asked for an apology. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada […]

Hindus urge Sydney Mayor to disallow exhibition showing Lord Krishna smoking meth

Upset Hindus are urging Lord Mayor Clover Moore and City Council of Sydney for immediate disallowing of “Krishna in Erskineville” art exhibition from a Darlinghurst gallery, reportedly showing Hindu deity Lord Krishna brandishing a meth pipe; calling it highly inappropriate. “Krishna in Erskineville” at ESD Gallery of Sydney suburb Darlinghurst, described as “A series of […]

Dear Miley Cyrus, marriage is a “spiritual union”

Welcoming the reported interest of Hollywood star Miley Cyrus to have a Hindu wedding in summer in Himalayas, Hindus are explaining to her that aim of marriage in Hinduism is a “spiritual union” and not just “physical union”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that they were pleased to […]

Bank of England refused to withdraw beef-laced banknotes

Hindus worldwide are upset over Bank of England’s blunt refusal to withdraw £5 polymer banknotes which reportedly contained traces of tallow, despite the serious concerns raised by the Hindu community. Bank of England (BOE) detailed statement, issued on February 15, said: Bank has concluded that it will not withdraw the current £5 polymer banknotes from […]

Evil God of destruction modeled after Ganesha in Japanese TV series

Hindus are concerned at the presence of one of the eight evil Gods of destruction in “Dragon Ball Super” Japanese anime television series, which many attributed to Lord Ganesha. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was trivialization of their highly revered deity and a distortion, as Lord […]

Hindus urge California’s Leaf Group withdraw items disrespecting Hindu gods

Hindus are urging Santa Monica (California) headquartered Leaf Group Limited to immediately withdraw some of the products sold on its marketplace Society6 which mock-distort-disrespect various Hindu deities, calling it highly inappropriate. They are also urging its Board Chairman James R. Quandt and Chief Executive Officer Sean Moriarty to offer a formal apology. Distinguished Hindu statesman […]

Upset Hindus urge Australian company to recall Hindu gods’ leggings

Upset Hindus have urged for the immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of various Hindu gods and goddesses, sold on a Melbourne headquartered online marketplace Redbubble, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Hindu deities printed on Redbubble leggings—Shiva, Vishnu, Brahma, Krishna, Ganesha, Durga, Lakshmi, […]

Vahana: Sanskrit name for Airbus’ upcoming self-flying vehicle

Hindus have welcomed naming of Airbus Group’s new project, an electric autonomous flying vehicle platform for individual passenger and cargo transport, as Vahana. Vahana, a Sanskrit word generally translated as vehicle or carrier, prominently figures in ancient Hindu texts Puranas and is associated with many deities. Claimed as “future of urban mobility” and aimed at […]

London Fashion Week for trivialized deities

Upset Hindus are urging for apologies from London Fashion Week (LFW), its organizer British Fashion Council (BFC), its principal sponsor Sunglass Hut and London based fashion designer Ashish Gupta for trivializing Hindu deities in one of the LFW shows in London on September 19. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, […]