Does Hinduism discriminate against women?

With reference to Baroness Flather’s comment with regards to the Swaminarayan Santha priests remain isolated from seeing the faces of women in 21st centaury published in Asian Voice 13-19 April 2019. 

Wild animal killing is a crime

I was disgusted to hear that Ron Thomson has no regrets about killing 5,000 elephants and 50 hippos. His reasoning is that he is controlling the population of these majestic animals. Who, I wonder,  gave him the God-given right to eliminate these animals?

The European Space Agency landed a probe on a comet on Wednesday. This is a first such mission in space exploration and the climax of a 10 year odyssey. The 100 kg probe which is virtually weightless on the comet's surface, touched down on schedule...

Recently India marked Jawaharlal Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary. Modiji paid tribute and magnanimously suggested that it should be celebrated globally. But, should Nehru be iconised/ raised above Bharat/ India, or relegated to history’s archives...

Islam and Muslims are constantly in news, grabbing headlines but for all the wrong reasons. While some may say these are self-inflicted wounds, we all have Muslim friends who came here from India and East Africa. Most belong to Daudi Bhora,...

Seventh November was Cancer Awareness Day. We should all remember, highlight it in our calendar, as Cancer kills more people than any other illness with the sole exception of heart disease.



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