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BJP Chastises Congress For Opposing Karnataka Govt's Plan To Free Temples From State Authority

BJP Chastises Congress For Opposing Karnataka Govt's Plan To Free Temples From State Authority

02 January 2022

CM Bommai had on December 29 announced that his government will bring in a law aimed at freeing Hindu temples from different types of bylaws and rules that control them.

Delhi High Court Orders Immediate Demolishment Of Illegally Constructed South Delhi Temples

Delhi High Court Orders Immediate Demolishment Of Illegally Constructed South Delhi Temples

20 December 2021

In 2009, the Supreme Court had passed an order that no unauthorized construction will be permitted in the name of temple or gurdwara or any other religious...


Patnaik Visits Home Turf Ganjam District, Inaugurates Several Projects

Addressing a gathering near the temple, Patnaik said the state government is committed to providing better medical care to the public and in this regard, Biju...

Places Of Worship Act Can Be Repealed To Pave Way For Construction Of Grand Temple In Mathura: BJP MP

Places Of Worship Act Can Be Repealed To Pave Way For Construction Of Grand Temple In Mathura: BJP MP

13 January 2022

When the Narendra Modi government can repeal the farm laws keeping in mind the protests by farmers, it can also withdraw the Places of Worship (Special...


Madras High Court Tells Tamil Nadu Government To Allow 20,000 Devotees For Karthigai Deepam

"In all, 20,000 devotees per day should be permitted on 19.11.2021 and 20.11.2021 to circumambulate the holy hill (to go on Girivalam)," the bench said.

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17 November 2021
As COVID-19 Cases Dip, Maha Allows 10,000 More Devotees To Visit Shirdi Shrine Per Day With Offline Passes

As COVID-19 Cases Dip, Maha Allows 10,000 More Devotees To Visit Shirdi Shrine Per Day With Offline Passes

The Ahmednagar district administration has decided to allow 10,000 devotees per day to take darshan of Saibaba at the famous Shirdi shrine who possess offline...


18 October 2021
Temple Attacks: ISKCON Kolkata Members Protest Outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

Temple Attacks: ISKCON Kolkata Members Protest Outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

Several temples and Durga puja pandals have come under attack in Bangladesh over the past few days, triggering clashes and tension.


01 January 2022
Operating Rights Of Temples Should Be Given To Hindus: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Operating Rights Of Temples Should Be Given To Hindus: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Speaking at the annual Vijayadashmi address RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said that the temples of south India are fully controlled by the state governments, while...


01 January 2022
Famous Temples See Massive Pilgrim Footfall, Covid Fears Knock At Himachal Doors

Famous Temples See Massive Pilgrim Footfall, Covid Fears Knock At Himachal Doors

A let-off in Covid cases since the peak of the second wave has already seen a big spike in tourist inflow to the state over the past couple of months, a trend...


03 January 2022
Police Register Temple Desecration Case In J&K's Anantnag District, Matter To Be Probed

Police Register Temple Desecration Case In J&K's Anantnag District, Matter To Be Probed

Anantnag Deputy Commissioner Piyush Singla said the culprits will be punished and no one will be allowed to harm social and communal harmony.


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11 January 2022
Mysore Temple Demolition Puts Karnataka BJP Government In A Fix

Mysore Temple Demolition Puts Karnataka BJP Government In A Fix

Hindu groups target Basavaraj Bommai government over implementation of Supreme Court order to raze illegal buildings.


10 January 2022
Krishna’s Messiah: ISKCON Founder, Srila Prabhupada's 125th Birth Anniversary

Krishna’s Messiah: ISKCON Founder, Srila Prabhupada's 125th Birth Anniversary

The Government of India will release a commemorative coin of the value Rs 125 in the honour of the founding Acarya of ISKCON. A booklet on the contributions...


10 January 2022
Research Scholar Finds 1509  AD Stone Inscription At Karnataka's Temple

Research Scholar Finds 1509 AD Stone Inscription At Karnataka's Temple

The date mentioned on the inscription is Tuesday, Jyeshta month of the Hindu calendar of Shalivahana Shaka 1434.


10 January 2022
Ujjain Temple Stampede: No Social Distancing, Devotees Injured After VIP Visit

Ujjain Temple Stampede: No Social Distancing, Devotees Injured After VIP Visit

The incident occurred in Mahakaleshwar Siva Temple in Ujjain on Monday after the arrival of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan caused a commotion.


11 January 2022
Wrath Of The Pandemic

Wrath Of The Pandemic

The juggernaut is subdued, again. Puri will see only a scaled-down rath yatra, with complete Covid protocol. Devotees will be mostly watching on TV. Smaller...


11 January 2022
OMG! Locked In Again

OMG! Locked In Again

Two dozen priests test positive at Jagannath. And the portals close to the devotees. The idea is to ensure the rath yatra—the ‘juggernaut’—goes off...


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15 April 2021
Bengali New Year

Bengali New Year

West Bengal: People offering prayers at the Kalighat Kali Temple in Kolkata as the Bengali New Year begins today.


12 January 2022
Sharp End Of A Poll Spear

Sharp End Of A Poll Spear

Demand for freeing temples from state control gains currency in poll season


28 March 2021
Pakistan: Complaint Filed Against Hindu Temple’s Security Staff For Stopping Devotees From Praying

Pakistan: Complaint Filed Against Hindu Temple’s Security Staff For Stopping Devotees From Praying

Stopping the worshippers from religious rituals in mandir (temple) is against the law of the land, the complainants said in their application.


19 January 2022
Amritsar: Devotees Offer Liquor At Baba Rode Shah Shrine, Flout Covid-19 Norms

Amritsar: Devotees Offer Liquor At Baba Rode Shah Shrine, Flout Covid-19 Norms

The uniqueness of this shrine is that only liquor is accepted as offerings from the devotees.


12 January 2022
Back To Normal? Well, Almost

Back To Normal? Well, Almost

It’s one year since Atlas shrugged, and our planet turned upside down. Have we come back to the way we were? Has India, finally, ‘Uncovided’ itself?


30 July 2020
Rafale Fighter Jets Landed At The Ambala Air Force Base

Rafale Fighter Jets Landed At The Ambala Air Force Base

The aircraft, having an undisputed track record and considered one of the most potent combat jets globally, landed at the Ambala Air Force base after covering...


23 June 2020
In Pics: Puri Rath Yatra

In Pics: Puri Rath Yatra

The Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra, one of India’s biggest religious festivals, is underway in the temple town in Odisha amid the coronavirus pandemic. The annual...


08 June 2020
‘Unlock 1’: Malls. Religious Places, Restaurants Re-open

‘Unlock 1’: Malls. Religious Places, Restaurants Re-open

Restaurants, shopping malls, hotels and religious places re-opened in most states today nearly two and a half months after the Covid-19 induced nationwide...


19 September 2019
Gabbar Roars Again! Save Chambal's Angkor Wat, Pleads Former Dacoit's Family

Gabbar Roars Again! Save Chambal's Angkor Wat, Pleads Former Dacoit's Family

Former dacoits of dreaded Chambal ravines seek Prime Minister Narendra Modi's help to restore Bateshwar temple, probably India's biggest temple complex


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Opinion

BJP Chastises Congress For Opposing Karnataka Govt's Plan To Free Temples From State Authority

BJP Chastises Congress For Opposing Karnataka Govt's Plan To Free Temples From State Authority

CM Bommai had on December 29 announced that his government will bring in a law aimed at freeing Hindu temples from different types of bylaws and rules that control them.

02 January 2022
Delhi High Court Orders Immediate Demolishment Of Illegally Constructed South Delhi Temples

Delhi High Court Orders Immediate Demolishment Of Illegally Constructed South Delhi Temples

In 2009, the Supreme Court had passed an order that no unauthorized construction will be permitted in the name of temple or gurdwara or any other religious place.

20 December 2021
Patnaik Visits Home Turf Ganjam District, Inaugurates Several Projects

Patnaik Visits Home Turf Ganjam District, Inaugurates Several Projects

Addressing a gathering near the temple, Patnaik said the state government is committed to providing better medical care to the public and in this regard, Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) Smart Health Card is the best gift for the people of the coastal state.

13 January 2022
Places Of Worship Act Can Be Repealed To Pave Way For Construction Of Grand Temple In Mathura: BJP MP

Places Of Worship Act Can Be Repealed To Pave Way For Construction Of Grand Temple In Mathura: BJP MP

When the Narendra Modi government can repeal the farm laws keeping in mind the protests by farmers, it can also withdraw the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991 to pave way for the construction of a grand temple at Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura, BJP MP Ravindra Kushwaha has said.

13 January 2022
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