US President greeted the Jain community on the conclusion of Das Lakshan, the 10 day Jain festival, which takes place after the 8-day Paryushan, a fasting festival.
Muslim fundamentalists chopped off Prof T J Joseph's hand on charges of blasphemy in 2010. In this excerpt, he recounts how the Church too let him down.
A video of the incident went viral on Wednesday following which Ahmedabad rural police said appropriate action had already been taken.
The police said that at least seven people are in custody, and four people from the Bajrang Dal who were involved in the case will soon be arrested.
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to examine the controversial provisions of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991
The bill replaces the ordinance which sought to monitor religious conversions and had provisions of 10 years' imprisonment in some cases
This follows an FIR filed against the makers of Tandav on grounds of allegedly hurting religious sentiments
The head of Lord Rama's idol at the famous Ramateertham hill temple was found defaced on December 28 night.
The transport department has launched the drive after instructions from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
Tibetan Buddhists have successfully picked their leader for hundreds of years, and they have the right to do that now, says top US diplomat
Just as acoustics are inseparable from certain rituals in specific religious traditions, so too is ritual meaning deeply embedded in these sounds, which transpose them from the commonplace to the sacred.
We already see more people turning to meditation, yoga and monastic practices. The 'going inward' is being used as a vital framework for salvation from the current crisis.
Condemnation for the video poured in from celebrities including film stars, politicians and writers, and even the Tamil news channels were compelled to devote precious telecast time on the controversy.
In today's time, when so much depends on exercising prudence over displays of faith, can public health guidelines trump freedom of religious expression?
Censorship of 'I am Joyita', a Bengali documentary, is part of the continuing story of official and unofficial censorship of the arts in India in the name of religion, writes independent journalist Priyadarshini Sen.
An AMU scholar was the first Muslim to earn a PhD in Sanskrit.
Milad-un-Nabi is commemorated in Rabi'al-awwal, the third month in the religious calendar. On this day, Muslims all across the world celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad.
Seeking uniformity is the core object of Abrahamism. Whereas our ancient civilisation and its obverse Hinduism seeks unity while celebrating diversity.
People perform 'Tarpan' ritual for the remembrance of their ancestors on the banks of the Ganga river during 'Pitri Paksha' at Assi ghat in Varanasi.PTI Photo
External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar during UNGA meetings with Norway Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide. Appreciated our working together in the Security Council. A comprehensive discussion on Afghanistan....PTI Photo
External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar during a meeting with Iraq Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein. Discussed our historical ties, economic, energy and development cooperation linkages. Exchanged views on regional and...PTI Photo
Fans watch during the first half of an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions in Green Bay, Wis.Photo by AP/PTI
This combination of two undated photos released by Guinness World Records show sisters Umeno Sumiyama, left, and Koume Kodama at separate nursing homes in Shodoshima island, left, and Oita prefecture, Japan. The two...Photo by AP/PTI
India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.
Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates