Indian institute faces flak for toeing govt line
It withdrew funds for a seminar and disassociated itself from an exhibition after the Indian government protested.
Fighting for Osho in cyberspace
The first round ove Osho's legacy is being fought between the New York-based Osho International Foundation and the Osho Dhyan Mandir, New Delhi.
Desi Detractors, Defenders Of West Wing
The threat of another "war" between India and Pakistan recently became a 'reality,' albeit on a fictionalized prime time television show. And it launched a public opinion battle, with some Indians complaining it was
anti-Indian, and a few saying the show addressed an aspect of South Asian political reality many Americans are not aware of.
Stirring a Hornet's Nest
Southern Baptists find that the Hindus don't want to be 'saved' after all.
For Christ's Sake...
Southern Baptists seek to dispel the 'darkness' in the hearts of all Hindus.
Xena Producer Defends Ally Sunil Aghi
Rob Tapert is upset about protesters attacking businessman and community leader Sunil Aghi for endorsing the edited episode and appearing at its end to plead for understanding Hinduism.
Worried by TB among Tibetan Refuge-Seekers,
Canadian Immigration Officers Threaten Strike
Social workers and pro-immigrant groups warned this week that the revelation about possible TB strains in Tibetan immigrants could lead to unchecked rumors and whip up more anti-immigration sentiments.
Hindu Groups Denounce Universal Studio For 'Deception'
An Xena episode that showed Hindu gods in fictionalised situations was 'a kick in the head,' says one protester.
Hussain Vs Hossain
A bitter dispute is on at one of New York's Islamic centers that caters mostly to immigrants from India
Bose And Bose Vs MIT
Father Amar Bose joins his son Vanu's fight against MIT over patent.
Ferment Grows Over Gita Chant In 'Eyes Wide Shut'
Hindu activists believe Warner Bros could be persuaded to remove the recitation from the movie, just as they forced Sony Music to withdraw Aerosmith's 'Nine Lives' CD two years ago.
Orgy And Bhagvad Gita Don't Mix!
The use of an Indian religious chant during the controversial orgy scene in Eyes Wide Shut has so upset many Hindus in America that they have started writing letters to Warner Bros asking for deletion of the chant from the Kubrick movie and withdrawal of its CDs.
Hanif Kureishi Slammed For Creating 'Islamophobia'
'Women are either mothers or prostitutes for Kureishi,' said Shiva Balaghi, a professor at New York University, accusing him of presenting a black and white view of immigrant Muslims.
Academic Novel By Real Life Professor Provokes Controversies
The professor of Indian studies is a happily married man but he is obsessed
by his one carnal failure -- he has never made love to an Indian woman.
Hindu Temple Officials Wait
For Their Day In Court
Mahesh Dixit is clearly tired of the controversy that has bogged down the
plans for a $ 2 million project to build a cultural center adjacent to a
temple in Berlin Borough, about an hour's drive from New York.
Hindi Controversy At Duke Continues
University police are now investigating the threat, which was sent from a Yahoo Mail account, and the two sophomores are looking to file a lawsuit against the students who came to their rooms.
Lawyers allege 'stench of prejudice' at Washington Post
The controversy began when an anonymous writer said a colleague, who was of Indian descent, suffered from both "an aggravating" personality and "lack of hygiene.
The Guru, $ 18 Million - And the Bird People
A year after he committed suicide, self- styled guru Frederick Lenz, who used to list his past lives on his resume, has been reincarnated in the struggle for his $ 18 million estate in New York.