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Delhi assembly tables resolution to build Ravidas temple
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi Assembly on Thursday tabled a resolution demanding that the Centre must bring an ordinance to allot land for the rebuilding of the demolished Saint Ravidas temple in the national capital.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
AAP to raise Ravidas temple issue in assembly
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will protest at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday against Ravidas Temple demolition and will also raise the issue in the Monsoon session of the Delhi Assembly, the party leaders said on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Complaint against Anurag Kashyap for hurting Sikh sentiments
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Two prominent Delhi Sikh leaders have filed police complaints against Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Sikhs.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Dismissed nun says Kerala Church hounding her with fake video
Wayanad (Kerala) Aug 20 (IANS) Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal, who was dismissed recently from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) of the Catholic Church over grounds of indiscipline, has accused the Church of harassing her.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Mughal descendant offers gold brick for Ram temple
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, who claims to be a descendant of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, has offered to donate a gold brick to build the Ram temple at Ayodhya.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Archaeological evidence after faith based arguments on Ayodhya
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Last week, the Hindu parties argued in the Supreme Court on the credibility of the excavations by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) that have shown a massive public structure mainly used for worship existed at the disputed site in Ayodhya.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Rebuild Ravidas temple at original site: CPI-M
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The CPI-M on Friday urged the central government to rebuild the Guru Ravidas temple at the very site in the national capital where it was demolished.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
TN to ban caste wrist bands in schools
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu government has decided to take action against any kind of caste discrimination in schools, said Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Pro-Khalistan Sikhs hold protest with Pakistanis outside UN on Kashmir
New York, Aug 16 (IANS) Pro-Khalistan Sikhs joined by some Pakistanis held a protest outside the UN demanding the restoration of Kashmir's special status.
2019-08-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
No namaaz on UP roads
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police has decided to impose a blanket ban on offering of Friday "namaaz" on roads across the state.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Thousands in UP throng to see 'Bandariya Baba' living on trees
Bahraich, Aug 14 (IANS) Thousands of people are thronging to see 'Bandariya Baba' who lives on the top a tree here in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Mamata opens world's 1st museum on Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday warned that none should "try to spread violence and fear in her state".
2019-08-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
Mamata lashes out at CBDT for distorting facts
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Accusing the Central Board of Direct Taxes of making "factually incorrect" claims and resorting to "sheer distortion of facts" with regard to issuing notices to Durga Puja committees in her state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday demanded that it desist from levying taxes from the puja committees.
2019-08-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
No IT notice against Durga Puja panels this year: CBDT
New Delhi/Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Amid reports of Income Tax notice being issued to the prominent Durga Puja committees in Kolkata, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday issued a release, "strongly denying" the claims, saying it had organised an "educative session" in the city last month to explain the provisions of TDS to the committees, following their own request.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Mamata opens world's 1st museum on Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday warned that none should "try to spread violence and fear in her state".
2019-08-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
Mamata lashes out at CBDT for distorting facts
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Accusing the Central Board of Direct Taxes of making "factually incorrect" claims and resorting to "sheer distortion of facts" with regard to issuing notices to Durga Puja committees in her state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday demanded that it desist from levying taxes from the puja committees.
2019-08-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
No IT notice against Durga Puja panels this year: CBDT
New Delhi/Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Amid reports of Income Tax notice being issued to the prominent Durga Puja committees in Kolkata, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday issued a release, "strongly denying" the claims, saying it had organised an "educative session" in the city last month to explain the provisions of TDS to the committees, following their own request.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Rajasthan Minister claims to be Lord Ram's descendant
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) Soon after the erstwhile royal families of Jaipur and Udaipur and a Congress spokesperson claimed to be the descendants of Lord Ram, the Rajasthan Transport Minister from the ruling Congress government on Tuesday joined this league, claiming that his family members are the descendants of Lord Ram.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Tourists rescued from Karnataka's flood-hit Hampi heritage site
Bengaluru, Aug 13 (IANS) As many as 365 tourists, including 100 from overseas, were rescued from the world famous Hampi heritage site in Karnataka, as heavy rains and flash floods stranded them over the last 2-3 days, an official said on Tuesday.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Religion
West Bengal celebrates Eid with gaiety
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) People of West Bengal on Monday joined the nation in celebrating Eid al-Adha with gaiety amid heavy security arrangements.
2019-08-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
NSA Ajit Doval camping in J&K as Centre's 'micro-manager'
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) With questions about the future reverberating across Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has been camping in the Valley to "micro-manage" and ease the situation and become a bridge between the residents and the Centre.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
Now Rajasthan Congress leader says Lord Ram his ancestor
Jaipur, Aug 12 (IANS) After Rajasthan's erstwhile royal families of Jaipur and Mewar claimed to be descended from Lord Ram in response to the Supreme Court's query, a state Congress spokesperson has also claimed the distinction, saying his clan are "the real descendants" of the Hindu deity.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Ayodhya Ram statue project runs into rough weather
Ayodhya, Aug 12 (IANS) The installation of the tallest statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya seems to have run into rough weather with strong resentment brewing over acquisition of land for the project.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Communal harmony marks Eid celebrations in Bihar
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) Communal harmony marked celebrations of Eid, in Muzaffarpur of Bihar as the Muslim community abstained from sacrificing animals, which also fell on the last Monday of Shrawan, considered auspicious for the Hindu community.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Religion
Over 10,000 people offered prayers in J&K peacefully: Centre
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry on Monday said over 10,000 people peacefully offered prayers in mosques across Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
J&K celebrates Eid after special status revocation
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) Amid massive security arrangements and restrictions, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday marked its first Eid after the revocation of its special status, even as the state administration held a meeting with local clerics to oversee prayer arrangements and ensure peaceful celebrations.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
Kerala floods make Eid low key affair
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) With rains and subsequent floods battering Kerala for the past few days, Eid celebrations in various parts of the state on Monday was a low key affair, which started and ended with prayers.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Eid, last Monday of 'Sawan' celebrated in Lucknow
Lucknow, Aug 12 (IANS) Eid was celebrated in the Uttar Pradesh state capital amid tight security since it coincided with the last Monday of the month of 'Sawan', which is also being observed by Hindus.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Eid celebrated in Meghalaya
Shillong, Aug 12 (IANS) Eid-ul-Adha, also known as Bakrid, was celebrated on Monday with fervour and enthusiasm across Meghalaya, predominantly a Christian state.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Religion
Telangana, Andhra CMs greet Muslims on Eid
Hyderabad/Vijayawada, Aug 12 (IANS) Telangana Governor and Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra greeted Muslims on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha on Monday.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
'Won't deliver beef or pork': Zomato staff in Howrah strike
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) Food delivery staff of Zomato on Sunday went on an indefinite strike in West Bengal's Howrah, alleging they were made to deliver beef and pork dishes against their will.
2019-08-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Politics,Religion
UP sadhus to boycott rock salt imported from Pak
Varanasi, Aug 11 (IANS) In a unique protest, the sadhus of Varanasi have decided to boycott the use of rock salt, popularly known as 'sendha namak', imported from Pakistan.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Eid symbolizes love, service to humanity: President
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday greeted citizens on the occasion of Eid, which falls on Monday, saying the festival symbolizes love and service to humanity.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Trinamool to protest IT notice to Durga Puja Committees
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) The Banga Janani wing of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress will hold a demonstration on Tuesday to protest against Income Tax Department's notice issued to Durga Puja committees, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Sunday.
2019-08-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
Court grants bail in Delhi's first triple talaq case
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A Delhi court has granted bail to a man held for giving triple talaq to his wife.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Muslim women in Varanasi send 'rakhis' to Modi
Varanasi, Aug 11 (IANS) Muslim women in Varanasi have sent 'rakhis' to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is also the MP from this Lok Sabha constituency.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
The curious case of Ram Lalla Virajman and his Janmasthan
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Ram Lalla Virajman, a deity, and his Janmasthan, is a party in Ayodhya dispute, which weaves religious, political and historical issues into a social-religious debate, which is currently in progress in the Supreme Court.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Punjab's Virasat-e-Khalsa museum enters Asia Book of Records
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Virasat-e-Khalsa, a pioneer museum in the Sikh holy town of Anandpur Sahib in Punjab, has entered the Asia Book of Records for receiving a record visitors, state Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister Charanjit Channi said on Saturday.
2019-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Lost possession papers in dacoity, Nirmohi Akhara to SC
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Nirmohi Akhara, one of the main parties in the Ayodhya dispute, told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that they had lost the documents establishing their possession of the Ram Janmabhoomi site in a dacoity in 1982.
2019-08-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
SC dismisses plea seeking live streaming of Ayodhya dispute case
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down former BJP leader and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue K.N. Govindacharya's plea seeking live streaming or audio/video recording of the day-to-day proceedings in the Ayodhya dispute case saying it was not feasible now.
2019-08-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Punjab against SC-monitored probe into sacrilege cases: SAD-BJP
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) The Akali Dal-BJP combine on Monday blamed the Congress government in Punjab for running away from a Supreme Court-monitored probe into cases of sacrilege in 2015.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Haryana to provide land for historic gurudwara in Sirsa
Sirsa (Haryana) Aug 4 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced that 9.75 acres of land would be transferred to Gurudwara Chilla Sahib in Sirsa where Guru Nanak Dev is said to have lived for a time.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Machail Yatra in J&K suspended due to security reasons
Jammu, Aug 3 (IANS) An unexpected fallout of the Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to call off the Amarnath Yatra due to security reasons has been the suspension of the annual Machail Mata Yatra in the Kishtwar district of Jammu region.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Defence/Security
Ayodhya mediation fails, SC to begin day-to-day hearing
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday announced that the mediation proceedings on resolving the Ayodhya dispute have failed and no amicable solution was found and as a result, the apex court will begin day-to-day hearings from August 6.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Over 500 Sikh pilgrims return from Pakistan by road
Amritsar, Aug 1 (IANS) A 'nagar kirtan' comprising 500 Sikh pilgrims returned to India from Pakistan via road on Thursday after paying obeisance at the historic Nankana Sahib, the birth place of Guru Nanak Dev.
2019-08-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Over 500 Sikh pilgrims to enter India from Pakistan
Amritsar, Aug 1 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind since India's partition, a team of over 500 Sikh pilgrims will enter India from Pakistan via road on Thursday after paying obeisance at the historic Nankana Sahib as part of the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, event organisers said.
2019-08-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Now KCR to perform 'Maha Sudarshana Yagam'
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday decided to perform the 'Maha Sudarshana Yagam' at Yadadri.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Swami Vivekananda helped revive depressed Hindu mind: Soni
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Swami Vivekananda acted as a tonic for the Hindu mind that was depressed and demoralised, RSS Joint General Secretary Suresh Soni said here on Tuesday while releasing the book 'Essential Vivekananda'.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
BJP manages passage of Triple Talaq bill in RS (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A historic legislation, which criminalises instant Triple Talaq among Muslims, got Parliament's nod on Tuesday, with the government saying it will provide much-awaited relief to the women of the minority community by ending the "archaic and medieval" practice.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Parliament passes Bill criminalising Triple Talaq
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Triple Talaq bill criminalising instant divorce in the Muslim community was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, with the government mustering numbers for its smooth sailing in the Upper House where it still lacks majority support.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion