‘Om’ on thongs invite Hindu ire PTI | Feb 7, 2005, 02.41 PM IST Original URL: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/Om-on-thongs-invite-Hindu-ire/articleshow/1013700.cms WASHINGTON: An American online store selling womens’ undergarments featuring images of Hindu Gods and religious icons has angered members of the community who have demanded their immediate withdrawal from the website. In an ad
As the first Hindu anti defamation organization in the world, AHAD’s impact has been felt globally. Shyam Bhatia in London | December 12, 2002 20:26 IST Following protests from Hindus, one of Britain’s most prestigious museums has withdrawn the sale from its gift shop of a brand of paper tissues
Original URL: http://headlines.sify.com/1645news1….not~amused~by~’racist’~doll ‘Mr Patel’, a politically-incorrect doll manufactured by a US company, has angered Indians in America. When smacked on the head, the turban-clad doll talks in a sing-song “Indian accent”. The recorded messages range from “Don’t talk like that in front of my back” and “Hamburger. Everything on it,
Author: VIJI SUNDARAM Publication: INDIAWEST Publication Date: Jan 17, 2002, 03.33 PM IST A Hindu coalition in the US is once again taking up the cudgels against the us entertainment industry for what it calls “religious bigotry.” the target this time is Paramount Pictures which last November released in the us
A First Line of Defense American Hindus Against Defamation take on offending toilet seats and more. But critics say they have strange bedfellows. Author:Arthur J. Pais Publication: BeliefNet Date Published: 12/2000 URL: http://www.beliefnet.com/faiths/hinduism/2000/12/a-first-line-of-defense.aspx#TLbo4Y56VI1IRGjz.99 Dr. Ajay Shah perfectly understands the importance of the First Amendment.But he also knows the clout of dollars.
Krishna Culture KRON-TV(San Francisco): 1/22/01 KNBC-TV (Los Angeles): 11/29/00 Pop Culture’s appropriation of Hindu deities sparks controversy. Take a walk down Haight Street in San Francisco and you’ll notice that colorful and exotic Hindu imagery is the height of fashion in many trendy clothing stores. T-shirts, shoes, purses are emblazoned
Published in: Rediff.com Published: 11/18/2000 Author: NIRSHAN PERERA The owner of Sittin’ Pretty won’t talk, but her Web site may be talking for her. Lamar Van Dyke’s mom-and-pop e-commerce operation, which sells designer toilet seats decorated with images of Hindu gods, has been flickering on and off the Internet since yesterday.
Original URL: http://www.hinduismtoday.com/modules/smartsection/makepdf.php?itemid=4133 STYLE Scandalous Sandals A merican Hindus against defamation has just launched a new campaign ( www.hindunet.org/ahad/shoes/) expressing their outrage and disgust over shoes with Hindu Deities printed on them. The reporter who broke the story, Ravi Adhikari, is a senior editor with New York City-based News India-Times.
By TARA BAHRAMPOURAUG. 6, 2000 Original URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2000/08/06/nyregion/neighborhood-report-jackson-heights-gods-soles-hindu-images-shoes-lead-protest.html Forget Miami’s Cubans. The New York City Hindu lobby is a force to be reckoned with. Last month, after a discount store in Jackson Heights started selling sandals adorned with colorful images of Hindu gods, Hindu residents began an e-mail blitzkrieg that elicited
NEWS INDIA-TIMES PAGE ONE STORY 28 JULY 2000 ISSUE Protests Over Sandals With Deities By RAVI ADHIKARI Hindus, who passed by the display window of a shoestore in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, July 17, exclaimed He Bhagwan! (Oh My God), in shock mixed with anguish and anger. The