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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

‘Ban Gita’ plea dismissed in Russia

New Delhi: Hindus in Russia Wednesday posted a major victory in a hard-fought six-month legal battle as a Siberian court axed a plea seeking to ban the Bhagavad Gita and to brand the holy text ‘extremist’ literature, even as hopes were expressed that the state prosecutors do not appeal against the verdict. During the final

‘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