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Political and Scientific questions are off-topic for Hinduism SE

Recently, a user posted these questions: Why Hindu saints are targeted very badly in India? I have been living outside India since the last couple of years but I saw plenty of fake cases against ...
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Is "What scriptures/XYZ say about ...<my off topic query>?", a freeway to convert a Qn to on-topic?

There are numerous Qn-s (including few of mine), which starts with, "What scriptures/some school/my favorite philosophy/acharyas/XYZ say about [some concept]?" Many a times these Qns are on-...
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Are we correctly tagging "scripture" tag?

Recently, I have found out that scripture tag is not correctly used. According to the tag wiki excerpt of the scripture: For questions about the holy texts of Hinduism. Please also use a more ...
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Can we have some quality questions now?

I would request users now to ask some sensible questions on the Hinduism site. Ain't sure why but some users do debate with me when I say that these types of questions should be marked off-topic. Let ...
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Do meta questions have a quality standard?

A few weeks back, there was a question posted on meta Why is it marked as duplicate? From the title, it asks why the question is marked as a duplicate of another question. But when we look into the ...
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How to answer questions about the status of divine weapons?

How do we answer questions such as: What happened to the Vijaya bow after Karna's death? What did the Pandavas do with the oldest sword in the world? What happened to the Akshaya Patra after the ...
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Are unanswered questions affecting the site's graduation?

Despite substantial activity, the site is still in "beta". There are many unanswered Qn floating around. Most of them are either too off-beat for general taste or simply unanswerable due to blog ...
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Why was my question closed? What exactly is an "opinion-based" question on Hinduism.SE?

My question How to introduce Hinduism to Children? was closed as "primarily opinion-based." The SE standard explanation is: Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert ...
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I want to ask a question on home buying vs. renting - how should I frame a valid question?

If I ask a question: "According to Hindu scriptures, is buying a home better than renting one? What are some arguments for or against buying a home (vs. renting it) considering that our life on earth ...