In much of the world, the swastika is often equated to Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany – a symbol of hate that evokes the trauma of the Holocaust and the horrors of Nazi rule.
Indians across the country are celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival that symbolizes the victory of light over darkness.
Many preparations go into the celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, which starts Monday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans can now legally set off fireworks on certain holidays, under legislation signed Monday by Gov.
Indians across the country are celebrating the Diwali festival amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic and rising air pollution.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of people across Asia are celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali, which symbolizes new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness.
LONDON (AP) — The life and legacy of Indian independence movement leader Mahatma Gandhi will be commemorated on a British special collectors’ coin for the first time, U.K.
NEW DELHI (AP) — More than a billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country’s north in a cloud of thick toxic smog.
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — The north Indian city of Ayodhya kept its Guinness World Record for a second year on by lighting 606,569 oil lamps and keeping them burning for at least 45 minutes as part of the celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights.
NEW DELHI (AP) — The crowds filling shopping areas ahead of the Diwali festival of lights on Saturday are raising hopes of India’s distressed business community after months of lockdown losses but also spawning fears of a massive coronavirus upsurge.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported 47,905 new cases of coronavirus infection, with New Delhi setting another daily record Thursday.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Toxic smog shrouded the Indian capital as air quality plummeted to hazardous levels Thursday after tens of thousands of people set off a multitude of firecrackers to celebrate the major Hindu festival of Diwali.
Saturday evening, on a crowded entryway at La Villita, Joe Offutt looked on as an artisan draped in a sari applied a henna tattoo to his wife Erica’s arm.