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SC okay with Ayodhya settlement through mediation too
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the parties involved in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case were free to settle the matter, through mediation as well, if they so desired. They can place the dispute settlement report before it.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Punjab CM asks Harsimrat to stop lying about Nanak event National/Politics/
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Monday asked Akali leader Harsimrat Badal to desist from exploiting the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev for petty political gains by spreading falsehoods.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
SC seeks registry reply on plea seeking live streaming of Ayodhya case hearing
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider former BJP leader and RSS ideologue Govindacharya's plea seeking live streaming and audio recording of the proceedings in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case and asked the registry to file a report on whether it can be done.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Muslims plan march in support of Ravidas temple
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Muslims have decided to extend a helping hand to Dalits in the Ravidas temple demolition row and will hold a march here on Sunday to show their solidarity with Dalits.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Punjab CM asks Odisha CM not to demolish Mangu Mutt
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday wrote to his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik, urging him to retract his government's decision to demolish the Mangu Mutt associated with Guru Nanak Dev.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
SC notice to Centre on plea challenging 'triple talaq'
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act 2019 that criminalises 'triple talaq'.
2019-09-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Ayodhya case: Threats continue, Dhavan tells SC
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Sunni Waqf Board's counsel and senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan on Thursday told the Supreme Court that he and even his clerk are getting threats for representing the Muslim parties in the Ayodhya land dispute case.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Bhagwat visits 123-year-old Rajasthan saint on birthday
Jaipur, Sep 11 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday sought the blessings of 123-year-old Baba Kamalnath on his 69th birthday, visiting the saint in Rajasthan's Alwar district.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Ravidas temple row: Devotees offer prayers on road
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Hundreds of people on Tuesday marched towards the disputed site of Ravidas temple in the Tughlakabad here and tried to offer prayers, however, the police intervened and stopped them before the site.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Six kids drown in Karnataka pond during Ganesha immersion
Bengaluru, Sep 10 (IANS) Six children - four girls and two boys - drowned in a pond near a village in Karnataka's Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) town on Tuesday while immersing idols of Lord Ganesh, police said.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raja Bhaiya's father placed under house arrest
Pratapgarh, Sep 10 (IANS) The district administration has ordered that Uday Pratap Singh, father of Independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya, be put under house arrest in Kunda because he was insistent on organising the recitation of the Hanuman Chalisa and organising a community kitchen on Muharram.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Punjab CM rejects charges on celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) Rejecting the SGPC charges against his government over the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said a group of ministers had already been constituted to coordinate with the religious body to finalise the commemorative programme.
2019-09-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Punjab bans 'Ram Siya Ke Luv-Kush' serial
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) Warning against any attempt to disturb the state's peace and communal harmony, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday night ordered immediate ban on the telecast of the controversial TV serial 'Ram-Siya Ke Luv-Kush', which has sparked protests among the Valmiki community.
2019-09-07
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
CJI to decide on plea seeking recording of Ayodhya hearings
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday referred the plea seeking recording of daily hearings in the Ayodhya dispute case to a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion,Technology
D.S. Mishra hails work of Braj Foundation in Vrindavan
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra, instrumental in the launch of several schemes such as Smart City and HRIDAY, recently visited Uttar Pradesh Tourism sites and appreciated the work done under the Braj Foundation for restoring Branhm Kund in Vrindavan, a religious place linked to lord Krishna.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Kartarpur pact stalled as Pak insists on pilgrim fees
New Delhi/Attari (Punjab), Sep 4 (IANS) No agreement could be reached on modalities for operationalising the Kartarpur corridor even in the third round of talks held on Wednesday as India rejected Pakistan's demand to charge a service fee from the pilgrims.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
India rejects Pak demand to charge service fee from Kartarpur pilgrims
New Delhi/Attari (Amritsar), Sep 4 (IANS) No agreement could be reached on modalities for operationalising the Kartarpur Corridor even in the third round of talks held on Wednesday as India rejected Pakistan's demand to charge a service fee from pilgrims.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Civil suits don't need historical claims: Muslim side in SC
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Babri Masjid was damaged in 1934, saw trespass committed in 1949 and was finally brought down in 1992 for the sake of protecting "Hindu rights", Muslim parties said on Monday as they began their arguments in the Supreme Court in the Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Ganesh Chaturthi begins with fervour in Telugu states
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Ganesh Chaturthi began with traditional fervour in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Monday with devotees installing the idols even as rains in several parts of the two states marred the festivities.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Tamil Nadu celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with fervour
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated with religious fervour across Tamil Nadu with prayers being offered to colourful idols of the elephant-headed Hindu god.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Religion
Sikh girl's abduction: VHP urges UN for stern action against Pak
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) After India asked Pakistan for "immediate remedial action" in the case of a minor Sikh girl, forcibly converted to Islam and married to a Muslim, now the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has urged UN human rights arm to direct Islamabad for stern action against culprits.
2019-09-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
President Kovind wishes nation on eve of Ganesh Chaturthi
New delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday greeted the people of India on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi.
2019-09-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Pope stuck in Vatican lift on way to prayers
Rome, Sep 1 (IANS) Pope Francis was on Sunday stuck in a lift for nearly half an hour, while on his way to his weekly prayer at the St Peter's Square, before he was rescued by firefighters, reports said.
2019-09-01
Category: International, Italy,Religion
Aurangzeb, not Babur demolished Ram temple: Book
Ayodhya, Sep 1 (IANS) Amid daily hearings by the Supreme Court on the issue of the Babri Masjid-Ram temple in Ayodhya, a book written by a former IPS officer has claimed that the Ram temple was not demolished during the reign of Babar, but of Aurangzeb.
2019-09-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
How to examine Babur's dedication of mosque after 500 years: SC
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said it's 'little problematic' to judicially examine whether Babur dedicated the disputed structure in Ayodhya to the 'Allah' after 500 years.
2019-08-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Gold, silver ornaments missing from TTD treasury
Tirupati, Aug 27 (IANS) Some gold and silver ornaments allegedly went missing from the treasury of the Tirumala temple, which led to the temple authorities so far recovering Rs 2.25 lakh from an official held responsible for the loss.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Mosque was not built by Babar or in 1528: Hindu party
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) One of the Hindu parties, laying claim to the Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya, on Tuesday claimed that the Babri Masjid was not constructed by the first Mughal Emperor Babar and even that it did not have characteristics of a mosque.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Ravidas temple: Dalit activists to go on indefinite protest
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Members of the "Guru Ravidas Jayanti Samaroh Samiti" are going on an indefinite "dharna" at the Jantar Mantar from August 30 to press for reconstruction of the Sant Ravidas temple at its original site in south Delhi's Tughlakabad area, the committee said on Tuesday.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
I will live to be 110 years: Dalai Lama assures followers
Dharamshala, Aug 27 (IANS) Brushing aside concerns about his health, the Dalai Lama, 84, has assured his followers, especially Tibetans, that he is in the best of health and will live to be 110 years old.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Religion
Petition seeking building of Ravidas temple filed in SC
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking direction to allow construction of a Guru Ravidas temple in the Tughlaqabad forest area here where it was demolished.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Punjab launches plantation drive to mark 550th Prakash Parva
Chandigarh, Aug 26 (IANS) Punjab has begun a plantation drive of flower trees in Sultanpur Lodhi to mark the 550th Prakash Parva of Guru Nanak Dev in November, an official said on Monday.
2019-08-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
Andhra official quits TTD panel over parallel probe
Tirupati, Aug 25 (IANS) Unhappy over a parallel inquiry ordered into the alleged misappropriation of Rs 4 crore at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam's Sri Venkateswara temple in New Delhi, Andhra Pradesh Resident Commissioner Praveen Prakash has resigned as Chairman of the TTD Local Advisory Committee (LAC).
2019-08-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Pak to open Kartarpur Corridor irrespective of India ties
Lahore, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan's doors were open to Indian Sikh pilgrims visiting Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, irrespective of Islamabad's ties with New Delhi, said Firdous Ashiq Awan, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting.
2019-08-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics,Religion
3 dead, over 60 injured in Bengal temple stampede (2nd Lead)
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) At least three pilgrims died and more than 60 others were injured in a stampede early on Friday after a portion of a wall near a temple in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district collapsed amid incessant rain, a minister said.
2019-08-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi assembly tables resolution to build Ravidas temple
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi Assembly on Thursday tabled a resolution demanding that the Centre must bring an ordinance to allot land for the rebuilding of the demolished Saint Ravidas temple in the national capital.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
AAP to raise Ravidas temple issue in assembly
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will protest at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday against Ravidas Temple demolition and will also raise the issue in the Monsoon session of the Delhi Assembly, the party leaders said on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Complaint against Anurag Kashyap for hurting Sikh sentiments
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Two prominent Delhi Sikh leaders have filed police complaints against Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Sikhs.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Dismissed nun says Kerala Church hounding her with fake video
Wayanad (Kerala) Aug 20 (IANS) Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal, who was dismissed recently from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) of the Catholic Church over grounds of indiscipline, has accused the Church of harassing her.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Mughal descendant offers gold brick for Ram temple
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, who claims to be a descendant of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, has offered to donate a gold brick to build the Ram temple at Ayodhya.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Archaeological evidence after faith based arguments on Ayodhya
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Last week, the Hindu parties argued in the Supreme Court on the credibility of the excavations by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) that have shown a massive public structure mainly used for worship existed at the disputed site in Ayodhya.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Rebuild Ravidas temple at original site: CPI-M
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The CPI-M on Friday urged the central government to rebuild the Guru Ravidas temple at the very site in the national capital where it was demolished.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
TN to ban caste wrist bands in schools
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu government has decided to take action against any kind of caste discrimination in schools, said Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Pro-Khalistan Sikhs hold protest with Pakistanis outside UN on Kashmir
New York, Aug 16 (IANS) Pro-Khalistan Sikhs joined by some Pakistanis held a protest outside the UN demanding the restoration of Kashmir's special status.
2019-08-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
No namaaz on UP roads
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police has decided to impose a blanket ban on offering of Friday "namaaz" on roads across the state.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Thousands in UP throng to see 'Bandariya Baba' living on trees
Bahraich, Aug 14 (IANS) Thousands of people are thronging to see 'Bandariya Baba' who lives on the top a tree here in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Mamata opens world's 1st museum on Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday warned that none should "try to spread violence and fear in her state".
2019-08-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
Mamata lashes out at CBDT for distorting facts
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Accusing the Central Board of Direct Taxes of making "factually incorrect" claims and resorting to "sheer distortion of facts" with regard to issuing notices to Durga Puja committees in her state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday demanded that it desist from levying taxes from the puja committees.
2019-08-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
No IT notice against Durga Puja panels this year: CBDT
New Delhi/Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Amid reports of Income Tax notice being issued to the prominent Durga Puja committees in Kolkata, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday issued a release, "strongly denying" the claims, saying it had organised an "educative session" in the city last month to explain the provisions of TDS to the committees, following their own request.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Mamata opens world's 1st museum on Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday warned that none should "try to spread violence and fear in her state".
2019-08-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
Mamata lashes out at CBDT for distorting facts
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Accusing the Central Board of Direct Taxes of making "factually incorrect" claims and resorting to "sheer distortion of facts" with regard to issuing notices to Durga Puja committees in her state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday demanded that it desist from levying taxes from the puja committees.
2019-08-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion