Seattle headquartered luxury department store chain Nordstrom seems to have refused to withdraw “Brahmin” leather bags despite Hindu protest, which stressed that “associating luxury handbags made of cow leather with ‘Brahmin’ was very inappropriate” In an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, Nordstrom Corporate CommunicationsRead More →

 Upset Hindus are urging Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) to withdraw from hosting “Hindu Times” play (August 20-21), which they feel is “highly inappropriate” as it reportedly trivializes immensely revered Hindu deities Brahma, Vishnu and Lakshmi. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Brahma, LordRead More →

Hindus are urging The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory (NBC) in Torrington (Connecticut) to withdraw “La Bayadère” from its upcoming Graduation Performance Series (May 18-21), which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that a renowned ballet conservatoryRead More →

Dallas headquartered luxury fashion retailer “Neiman Marcus” removed Hindu deity Ganesha shaped cufflinks, after Hindus protested calling these “highly inappropriate”. These $940 Made in USA “Ganesha Cufflinks” were absent from “Neiman Marcus” and “Bergdorf Goodman” websites when searched today. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement in NevadaRead More →

  University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) in Winston-Salem has announced the removal of ballet “La Bayadère” from its upcoming Spring Dance concert (April 30 to May 08), after Hindus protested saying it “seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions”. Jared Redick, UNCSA School of Dance Interim Dean, inRead More →

Reportedly for the first time since its establishment in 1857, Washington City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on March 24 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Washington City Council. AfterRead More →

Reportedly for the first time since its incorporation in 1903, Claremore City Council (Oklahoma) will start its meeting on March 15 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Claremore City Council. AfterRead More →