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‘Ban Gita’ court battle restarts in Russia

Moscow/New Delhi: Hindus in Russia are bracing for a fresh court battle against attempts in the Siberian city of Tomsk to get their sacred ‘Bhagavad Gita’ branded as “extremist literature” and banned, after the state prosecutors filed an appeal against an earlier judgment in December last year throwing out their case. The state prosecutors have

‘Bhagvad Gita’ faces ‘extremist’ branding, legal ban in Russia

Moscow: Bhagvad Gita, one of the most sacred Hindu religious texts, is facing a legal ban and the prospect of being branded as ‘an extremist’ literature across Russia, with a court in Siberia’s Tomsk city all set to deliver its final verdict on Monday in a case filed by state prosecutors. The final pronouncement in