A misguided interpretation of Hinduism has idolised non-violent retaliation or ahimsa. There is a far greater tradition of martial valour to protect the nation and fight for the just cause.
The first Hindu to run for the top job in the US is totally at ease with handshakes and namastes and floats around crowds, equally comfortable with hi, hello and Aloha!
MISA, Emergency, forced sterilisations: Why is Priyanka Gandhi resembling Indira Gandhi a good thing?
For many, the memory of Indira Gandhi is associated with a chaotic, violent, horror-filled time. Not something that would make them want to vote for her granddaughter.
Tulsi Gabbard first Hindu woman to run for US president: What this can mean for Hindus across the world
A vegetarian and a Hare Krishna follower, Gabbard had taken her Congressional oath on the Bhagwad Gita. She also presented the Gita to PM Modi in 2014. And she carried the Gita into the war in Iraq where she served her country, the USA.
India's 'cow vigilantism' is much highlighted in US media. The other side of this story has been completely ignored in this process.
Be it real political power or receiving the Bharat Ratna, Sardar Patel always came second for the Congress. The resentment over his statue shows this again.
The name 'Prayag' evokes a centuries-old Hindu civilisation with all its rites, rituals and sacred geographies. 'Allahabad' didn't erase those memories, but the original name makes sense
Whether Judge Kavanaugh makes it to the highest court of the land remains to be seen. But the questions raised in this process will haunt America.
Despite Hindi’s Constitutional status in India, there is plenty of loathing towards Hindi and its speaker.