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Shivling Or Fountain? Discovery In Gyanvapi Mosque Leaves Family Of Priests Divided

Shivling Or Fountain? Discovery In Gyanvapi Mosque Leaves Family Of Priests Divided

While the debate initially started with the right for Hindus to pray at the Shringar Gauri complex, located at a western wall in the backside of the Gyanvapi mosque, the discovery of what the Hindu side claimed to be a shivling in the Wazookhana of the mosque...

01 June 2022
Gyanvapi Mosque Row: The Stance of Urdu, Hindi And English Dailies

Gyanvapi Mosque Row: The Stance of Urdu, Hindi And English Dailies

Media is the fourth pillar of democracy, along with executive, legislative and judiciary. But, in the post-truth era of embedded journalism, newspapers have...

29 May 2022

Zero Discrimination Day: Society's Inequities And Class Divide Through Cinema's Lens

There are a few films in recent times that have captured the inequities and class discrimination perfectly onscreen. On Zero Discrimination Day, here’s...

Hijab Row: Karnataka CM Declares 3-Day Holiday To High Schools, Colleges

Hijab Row: Karnataka CM Declares 3-Day Holiday To High Schools, Colleges

Tension had prevailed at some educational institutions in Udupi, Shivamogga, Bagalkote and other parts of the state, during protests for and against hijab...

08 February 2022

Hijab-Clad Students Denied Entry Again To College In Karnataka

In her petition, the student submitted that wearing a hijab is her fundamental right guaranteed under Articles 14 and 25 of the Constitution.

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09 January 2022
Turban Of Sikh Taxi Driver Knocked Off By Unidentified Man At JFK Airport In USA

Turban Of Sikh Taxi Driver Knocked Off By Unidentified Man At JFK Airport In USA

Terming the incident of the turban of a Sikh man being knocked off at USA's John F Kennedy airport, as "deeply disturbing", India's Consulate General in New...


29 December 2021
NCM Takes Note Of Row Over Namaz Offering, Hate Speeches Given In Religious Conclaves

NCM Takes Note Of Row Over Namaz Offering, Hate Speeches Given In Religious Conclaves

"Appropriate action" will be taken by the commission "accordingly", the NCM said adding that chairman Lalpura has "proposed" to visit the site in Ambala where...


29 July 2021
Contractual Workers At IOCL Allege Caste Discrimination; Go On Strike

Contractual Workers At IOCL Allege Caste Discrimination; Go On Strike

On July 27, 2021, a complaint was lodged at Adarsh Nagar police station in Jaipur by Vikram Pahadiya accusing officials of IOCL of sacking four workers on...


26 December 2020
MP Cabinet Approves ‘Religious Freedom Bill’ To Penalise Conversion Through Marriage

MP Cabinet Approves ‘Religious Freedom Bill’ To Penalise Conversion Through Marriage

The provisions of the bill include a prison term of up to 10 years and a fine amounting to Rs 1 lakh for those who indulge in conversion through marriage,...


11 June 2020
US ‘Very Concerned’ About Religious Violence, Freedom In India: Trump Official

US ‘Very Concerned’ About Religious Violence, Freedom In India: Trump Official

India has previously rejected the US religious freedom report, saying it sees no locus standi for a foreign government to pronounce on the state of its...


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09 June 2020
Racism Not Restricted To Colour Of Skin - Irfan Pathan Draws Attention To Religious Discrimination

Racism Not Restricted To Colour Of Skin - Irfan Pathan Draws Attention To Religious Discrimination

The killing of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis last month triggered mass protests around the country and reignited the racism debate world over


26 December 2019
Alleging Discrimination, Thousands Of Dalits To Convert To Islam In Tamil Nadu

Alleging Discrimination, Thousands Of Dalits To Convert To Islam In Tamil Nadu

It is the same village where a compound wall had collapsed on December 2 due to incessant rains. Seventeen Dalits had died in the incident.


16 December 2019
Politics Vs Sports: China Plays Hardball, State Broadcaster Pulls Arsenal Match After Mesut Ozil's Uighur Comment

Politics Vs Sports: China Plays Hardball, State Broadcaster Pulls Arsenal Match After Mesut Ozil's Uighur Comment

Mesut Ozil, a German of Turkish origin, condemned China's crackdown on Uighur minorities in the western region in a tweet on Friday, while criticizing Muslim...


28 July 2019
Aligarh Administration Bans Religious Functions On Roads Amid Fears Of Unrest

Aligarh Administration Bans Religious Functions On Roads Amid Fears Of Unrest

The Aligarh district administration has taken this step as a precautionary measure to prevent any disturbance, a senior official said on Sunday.


27 July 2019
Ex-Jadhavpur Student Allegedly Assaults Professor Over Discrimination

Ex-Jadhavpur Student Allegedly Assaults Professor Over Discrimination

Professor Abdul Kafi of the Bengali department was having tea near the university main gate on Friday afternoon, when a former student, identified as Rajesh...


23 April 2019
EC Bars Navjot Singh Sidhu From Campaigning For 72 Hours Over Religious Remarks

EC Bars Navjot Singh Sidhu From Campaigning For 72 Hours Over Religious Remarks

'The Commission...strongly condemns the impugned statements made by him during election campaign held at Barsoi and Barari of Katihar District,' the order...


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01 December 2018
Caste System Didn't Exist During Ramayana: Satyapal Singh On Yogi's Dalit Hanuman Remark

Caste System Didn't Exist During Ramayana: Satyapal Singh On Yogi's Dalit Hanuman Remark

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament (MP) Udit Raj, on the other hand, had stated that caste is being directly addressed because it influences...


23 November 2018
Kerala, You’ve Got Male...

Kerala, You’ve Got Male...

Sabarimala was the perfect trigger for savarna and masculine trauma, festering under its social skin, to erupt in Kerala


23 November 2018
Traditions Are Not Religion...Even Sabarimala Changed Many: Sunil P. Elayidom

Traditions Are Not Religion...Even Sabarimala Changed Many: Sunil P. Elayidom

Kerala-based writer and orator Sunil P. Elayidom speaks to Outlook about SC verdict on Sabarimala.


23 November 2018
The Tribal Ayyappan?

The Tribal Ayyappan?

The idea of a Puranic deity is being challenged by the Mala Arayan story


23 November 2018
Sabarimala Fiasco Reveals Fragility Of Kerala's Much-Vaunted Progressiveness

Sabarimala Fiasco Reveals Fragility Of Kerala's Much-Vaunted Progressiveness

Not so very long ago, Sabarimala would have been an unknown entity outside Kerala. Now, this debate over gender bristles with implications on a host of...


11 October 2018
70 Pakistani Asylum Seekers To Be Deported From Thailand

70 Pakistani Asylum Seekers To Be Deported From Thailand

One of the defendants said the group consists mostly of Christian Pakistanis and some Ahmadi Muslims, and that members of the two religious groups risk...



27 June 2018
Religious Freedom As Important As Freedom Of People And Their Rights: Nikki Haley On India Visit

Religious Freedom As Important As Freedom Of People And Their Rights: Nikki Haley On India Visit

Haley visited the majestic tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun here and termed her visit as coming back home.



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