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‘Bias’ graffiti sprayed on Hindu temple

| September 17, 2011 | 0 Comments



RARITAN BOROUGH — A Hindu congregation that fought criticism of its move into a formerly Christian church two years ago, this week was the target of vandalism. County officials are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone responsible for the graffiti at the Mission of Swaminarayan Church on Somerset Street. […]




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63 die, dozens injured in Indian temple stampede

| March 4, 2010 | 0 Comments



LUCKNOW, India – A stampede broke out in at a temple in northern India as thousands of people jostled each other to get free clothes and utensils being distributed during a religious ceremony, leaving at least 63 people dead and dozens more injured, officials said. The crush of people also knocked down a gate at […]




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Malaysian youth held for threatening to vandalise Hindu shrine

| January 15, 2010 | 0 Comments



KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police have nabbed a youth who posted on a website that he was ready to vandalise a Hindu shrine at Batu Caves near here. The youth, who claimed to have prepared crude bombs that were hurled at some churches last week, was held and his "seditious" postings removed after he said he […]




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At least 11 wounded in fight in Vienna temple

| May 24, 2009 | 0 Comments



VIENNA – Worshippers of Indian origin armed with knives and at least one gun fought one another in a temple in the Austrian capital on Sunday, and at least 11 were wounded, police and ambulance staff said. Police spokesman Michael Takacs said the brawl occurred in Sikh temple, but Mohnder Ram, a worshipper who said […]




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