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Hindu Group Makes New Push To Add Diwali To NYC School Holidays

A New York City Hindu group on Wednesday made a new push for the city’s Department of Education to add the holy day of Diwali to the school holiday calendar.


The Hindu Temple Society of North America says this depiction of the goddess Kali by artist Chitra Ganesh, on display at the Brooklyn Museum, is hurtful and offensive. (Credit: CBS2)

Hindu Religious Group Wants Artwork Depicting Goddess Kali Taken Down

A Hindu religious group on Friday said a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum is offensive and hurtful, and said it should be taken down.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Shoots Down Idea Of 3 Additional NYC Schools Holidays

A holy war is brewing over school holidays. Proposals were revealed Thursday to add three new “school is closed” days for all New York City students in honor of Muslim and Hindu observances.


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1,000-Pound Statue Of Shiva Stolen From N.J. Hindu Temple

The congregation of the Gandhi Center and Hindu Temple in Wayne are angry and saddened that their beloved statue is gone.