Nawab Malik had alleged that Sameer Wankhede, an IRS officer, was born as Muslim but he forged his caste certificate to get a job under a reserved category.
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.
Pilgrimage remains the Indian traveller’s primary motivation. But around that, everything else has changed down the decades.
In spite of its limitations, Guru Nanak loved the Sufi way of life. Good deeds, truth and good actions were paths to God
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.
Religious places in the national capital were closed for devotees for over five months following the imposition of a lockdown due to the severe second wave of Covid-19 infections.
The name Sheela Ambalal Patel ring any bells? It’s Ma Anand Sheela, she of Rajneesh/Osho fame—come out of her eclipse via two Netflix docus. An exclusive interview.
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
Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival which is also known as the ‘Great night of Lord Shiva.
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).
Bhindranwale, who campaigned for the Congress in the 1980 general elections, was one of the many weaknesses of the Indira Gandhi government, writes ex-BBC...
Social factors played a key role in developing a Sikh socio-cultural identity. Even before Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the British visitors to India saw Sikhs as...
Tibetan Buddhists have successfully picked their leader for hundreds of years, and they have the right to do that now, says top US diplomat
After taking an oath to shun materialism in a quest for the real meaning of life, is it appropriate for such preachers to enter fields of commerce and politics...
Just as acoustics are inseparable from certain rituals in specific religious traditions, so too is ritual meaning deeply embedded in these sounds, which...
Naga Panchami is observed by Hindus during the month of Shravana. On this day, Hindus worship Nagas or Snake God.
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...
Condemnation for the video poured in from celebrities including film stars, politicians and writers, and even the Tamil news channels were compelled to devote...
The famous Jagannath Rathyatra in Puri is uncertain and the marriage season has taken a beating due to the cruel coronavirus pandemic
In today's time, when so much depends on exercising prudence over displays of faith, can public health guidelines trump freedom of religious expression?
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