Saturday, February 14, 2009

Valentine: young Indians fight back Hindu extremists...

Young secular Indians are organising their own vigilante groups - some armed with Taekwondo moves, others with pepper spray - to protect unmarried couples from Hindu radicals looking to disrupt Valentine's Day celebrations. 

For the first time, several secular groups have organised patrols across the country to combat the Hindu nationalist organisations which they accuse of trying to "Talebanise" India. The secular groups decided to act after television coverage showed activists from the Sri Ram Sena (Lord Ram's Army) attacking women in a pub in the southern college town of Mangalore last month. 

A 15-year-old Hindu girl from a village near the same town commited suicide on Wednesday after being attacked by Hindu radicals for being in the company of a Muslim boy. More...

See also:

  1. Valentine Day attackers held in India...
  2. Poor boy in India marries rich girl. Eight members of boy's family beheaded.
  3. Indian author Chetan Bhaga tells youngsters: enjoy life and don't worry about failure.
  4. India: because they loved each other, they have lived under a tree ... for 25 years!!!


  1. on a different note, all the pics of girls u put up on your front page are captivating!