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Turkiye: World's Oldest Temple Breaks Visitor Record And Attracts New Tourists

Turkiye: World's Oldest Temple Breaks Visitor Record And Attracts New Tourists

In 2021, the site welcomed 5,67,453 visitors, despite the covid-19 pandemic

18 July 2022
How BJP Is Distorting Indian History For The Upcoming Generations

How BJP Is Distorting Indian History For The Upcoming Generations

History is useful to plan tomorrow but abusing history for advancing nefarious agenda is going to harm communal harmony and peace in our society.

27 June 2022

Controversial Priest Yati Narsinghanand Put Under 'House Arrest'

The priest had said he would go to the mosque on June 17 and give a presentation on the Quran. The Ghaziabad administration had earlier issued a notice to him,...

Temple Run: Clash Of History And Faith Threatens Age-old Communal Harmony In Goa

Temple Run: Clash Of History And Faith Threatens Age-old Communal Harmony In Goa

For generations now, absence of consistent and rigorous public discourse about Goa’s colonial history had led to a tentatively harmonious co-existence of...

17 June 2022

We Are The Whipping Boys Now: Sanatan Sanstha National Spokesperson Chetan Rajhans

The Sanatan Sanstha has been in the dock over the controversial murders of rationalists and in the spotlight for bomb attacks in Maharashtra and Pune. But its...

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05 June 2022
Trapeze, Circus, Jugglers, And Beyond: The Saga Of A Temple, A Mosque And A Survey

Trapeze, Circus, Jugglers, And Beyond: The Saga Of A Temple, A Mosque And A Survey

For digital media and television channels, the incident was like manna from heaven -- a lucrative opportunity to garner viewership. It soon manifested as one...


04 June 2022
VHP Leader Calls To Perform Puja At Jamia Mosque In Karnataka, Security Beefed Up

VHP Leader Calls To Perform Puja At Jamia Mosque In Karnataka, Security Beefed Up

Besides the district police force, contingents of Karnataka State Reserved Police have also been deployed. The roads have been barricaded and security pickets...


03 June 2022
Petitioners In Shahi Idgah Masjid-Krishna Janmabhoomi Dispute Seek Relocation Of 'Costly' Idols 'Taken' By Aurangzeb

Petitioners In Shahi Idgah Masjid-Krishna Janmabhoomi Dispute Seek Relocation Of 'Costly' Idols 'Taken' By Aurangzeb

The notices have been sent to the Union Government and the ASI under Section 80 of the Code of Civil Procedure, under which parties are required to respond...


01 June 2022
Mosque Or Temple Won't Fill Stomach: Musicians Lament Loss Of Kashi's Old Culture

Mosque Or Temple Won't Fill Stomach: Musicians Lament Loss Of Kashi's Old Culture

As the old city of Kashi swarms with media crews and camerapersons along with throngs of cops waiting on the sidelines, some of the city’s residents lament...


28 May 2022
Mathura case: Application Filed For Status Quo On Mosque Premises In Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Idgah Dispute Case

Mathura case: Application Filed For Status Quo On Mosque Premises In Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Idgah Dispute Case

The applications were submitted in the court of Jyoti Singh as part of a suit filed in the name of deity Sri Krishna Virajman and Lucknow-resident Manish...


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03 June 2022
Varanasi Diary: A Teacher Recalls And Laments Her ‘Lost City’

Varanasi Diary: A Teacher Recalls And Laments Her ‘Lost City’

The people who have lived in this very 'Baba ki Nagri' have lost their roots. Earthly forces have denied them permission to stay close to the divine.


03 June 2022
Gyanvapi: Whose Land Is It? Check History Of Temples And Mosques In Gyanvapi Complex

Gyanvapi: Whose Land Is It? Check History Of Temples And Mosques In Gyanvapi Complex

If Hindus and Muslims accept the historical facts of Gyanvapi with an open mind, this issue can be resolved amicably, and serve as a model for other disputed...


03 June 2022
Will Gyanvapi Set Off Another Ayodhya In India?

Will Gyanvapi Set Off Another Ayodhya In India?

As the campaign to remove the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi gains momentum, another Ayodhya looms large over India.


10 June 2022
Goa’s Own Gyanvapis: Govt To Reconstruct Temples Destroyed During Portuguese Regime?

Goa’s Own Gyanvapis: Govt To Reconstruct Temples Destroyed During Portuguese Regime?

The violent colonial past of Goa has resurfaced as a clash of ideology as the Hindu right-wing seeks to undo the wrongs of the Portuguese military and Catholic...


03 June 2022
From Gyanvapi To Mathura: Another Mosque, Another Temple

From Gyanvapi To Mathura: Another Mosque, Another Temple

A maze of ‘shell’ trusts and other bodies—some registered, some not—have been legally contesting the claims on the land on which Mathura’s Shahi...


23 May 2022
Amid Gyanvapi Row, MNS Claims 2 Dargahs In Pune Built On Temple Land

Amid Gyanvapi Row, MNS Claims 2 Dargahs In Pune Built On Temple Land

Shinde claimed that a commader of Khilji dynasty ruler Alauddin Khilji had demolished the Punyeshwar and Narayaneshwar temples in Pune and later dargahs were...


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17 May 2022
What Is Places Of Worship Act, Why Is It Relevant In Gyanvapi Mosque Case?

What Is Places Of Worship Act, Why Is It Relevant In Gyanvapi Mosque Case?

The Places of Worship Act 1991 was passed in the parliament in wake of the violence and communal turbulence amid the Rath Yatra-Ram Janmabhoomi movement.


13 May 2022
Nainital's Old World Charm

Nainital's Old World Charm

A writer finds peace in the bylanes of Nainital, as she heads out to explore the city beyond the lakes


13 June 2022
Demolition Politics: In Rajasthan’s Alwar, Even The Sacred Is Not Spared

Demolition Politics: In Rajasthan’s Alwar, Even The Sacred Is Not Spared

Successive BJP and Congress governments have been accused of razing temples in Rajgarh, leading to a political slugfest between the parties


25 April 2022
In The Land Of Forts And Temples: Rediscovering Chanderi

In The Land Of Forts And Temples: Rediscovering Chanderi

The author discovers the hidden gems of Chanderi on an impromptu trip to Madhya Pradesh


22 April 2022
Legal Action Against 17 DJs For 'Loud Music': Noida Cops

Legal Action Against 17 DJs For 'Loud Music': Noida Cops

Legal action is also being taken against those who do not follow the instructions as the police are measuring the noise level with the help of audiometers.


13 April 2022
Preparations Begin For PM Modi's Proposed Visit To Badrinath-Kedarnath

Preparations Begin For PM Modi's Proposed Visit To Badrinath-Kedarnath

Modi is likely to visit the two Himalayan temples after they reopen in May. This year the Chardham Yatra will begin on May 3 with the opening of the doors of...


09 April 2022
Temple Vandalised By Unidentified Miscreants In Jammu: Police

Temple Vandalised By Unidentified Miscreants In Jammu: Police

The idols of deities were found damaged at the decade-old temple in Sidhra on the city outskirts, said the officials.


08 April 2022
Inheritance Of Words

Inheritance Of Words

A Kashmiri Pandit on how the ‘Nightingale of Kashmir’, Habba Khatoon, has become integral to his lived experience


17 June 2022
Fairies In The Memory Garden

Fairies In The Memory Garden

The wise old aunt and the idyllic world of a starry-eyed youngster coming to terms with the realities of life


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