Biswajeet Banerjee is an author at Religion News Service.
Virus lockdown changes how Hindus celebrate holy period
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Hindus around the world are in the midst of a nine-day period called Chaitra Navaratri that began with what for many is considered the Hindu New Year.
Tens of thousands in India demand rebuilding of Hindu temple
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hindus gathered in northern India on Sunday, renewing calls to build a Hindu temple on a site where a 16th-century mosque was attacked and demolished by Hindu hard-liners in 1992.