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Publisher apologises for objectionable photo in Telangana text book (Ld)
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Following demand from the Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) to delete 'Islamophobic' content in a school book in Telangana, the state authorities on Sunday assured appropriate action while the publisher has apologised and decided to delete the objectionable photograph.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Narendra Giri's fraud complaint to be included in CBI probe
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the death of Mahant Narendra Giri, has decided to include a cyber fraud complaint lodged by the seer, in its investigations.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Mahant Narendra Giri's successor to be named in October
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) A meeting of the Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), the apex decision-making body of the 13 recognised Hindu monastic orders of the country, is likely to be held in the first week of October to decide the successor of Mahant Narendra Giri, the ABAP chief, who ended his life, allegedly by suicide, on September 20.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Amarnath board announces refund of registration fee to registered yatris
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) The Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) on Friday announced that those who were registered for Yatra 2021 can get refund of their registration fee.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Maha to reopen all places of worship from October 7
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced the reopening of all places of worship from October 7, the first day of the Navratri festival.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
Bhojpuri actor Pradeep Pandey's 'Prem Geet 2' to release on Oct 1
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Bhojpuri actor Pradeep Pandey, who is known as 'Chitu' in the Bhojpuri film industry, will be seen on screen on October 1 in his next film 'Prem Geet 2'.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Nusrat Jahan, Yash Dasgupta's film 'SOS Kolkata' out on Oct 1
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress and Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan and actor Yash Dasgupta's upcoming Bengali film 'SOS Kolkata' is all set to release on October 1.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Bag from Alwar adds new angle to Mahant Narendra Giri's death
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 24 (IANS) A bag found in the room of Akhara Parishad chief Mahant Narendra Giri's room has added yet another angle to his mysterious death.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Govt school turned into Maulana's dwelling place, villagers seek action
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) The villagers of Santhebachahalli in Mandya district of Karnataka have demanded action against a maulana who has turned a government Urdu school into his dwelling place.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Religion
CBI team reaches Prayagraj to probe Mahant's death
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) A five-member CBI team has reached Prayagraj to take over the investigation into the suspicious death of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad chief, Mahant Narendra Giri.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Eight idols stolen from Ayodhya temple
Ayodhya, Sep 23 (IANS) Eight ancient idols were stolen from a century-old temple in Ayodhya.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Niranjani Akhara rejects Mahant's suicide theory
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) The Niranjani Akhara, of which Mahant Narendra Giri was the chief, has outrightly rejected the suicide note of the deceased saint after terming it as fake.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Akhara Parishad to conduct its own probe into Mahant Giri's death
Prayagraj (Uttar Pardesh), Sep 23 (IANS) Even as the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to recommend a CBI probe into the mysterious death of Mahant Narendra Giri, the Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) has decided to initiate an independent secret probe into the same.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Figures prove Catholic bishop's 'jihad' remarks not true: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) Breaking his silence on the issue, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday cited figures to show that a statement made by a Catholic bishop that it was one particular community which was behind 'love and narcotic jihad' in the state was not true.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Kerala Muslim groups seek Bishop withdraw 'jihad' remarks
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) A meeting of various Muslim organisations at Kozhikode on Wednesdayto discuss the now controversial statement made by a Catholic bishop on prevalence of "love and narcotic jihad" in the state, wanted him to withdraw his remark.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Congress demands Vijayan call all-party meeting on jihad row
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) Almost two weeks after the now controversial statement made by a Catholic bishop on "love and narcotic jihad" in Kerala, and the varied reactions to it, the Congress on Wednesday slammed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for "playing hide and seek" and demanded things are brought under control by calling an all-party meeting to discuss the issue.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Anand Giri, Adya Tiwari sent to 14 days judicial remand
Prayagraj, Sep 22 (IANS) Anand Giri and Adya Tiwari, accused of abetting the suicide of f Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad President, Mahant Narendra Giri, were on Wednesday sent to 14 days' judicial remand.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Mahant Narendra Giri's mortal remains given samadhi
Prayagraj (UP), Sep 22 (IANS) The mortal remains of Mahant Narendra Giri were placed in a 'samadhi' in the premises of the Baghambari Mutt on Wednesday, amidst chanting of mantras in the presence of scores of saints and seers.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Bricks donated by Ram worshipers to be used in Ayodhya temple
Ayodhya, Sep 22 (IANS) The more than 2 lakh bricks, given by 'Ram bhakts' and collected by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) from across the country during the three-decade-long temple movement, will now be used for the construction of the grand temple at the Ram Janambhoomi site.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
UP ATS arrests Islamic scholar in conversion racket
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Wednesday arrested Islamic scholar Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui from Meerut on charges of religious conversation.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
K'taka assembly passes bill to stop temple demolition
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP government in Karnataka, under fire from all corners, especially from Hindu outfits on the issue of temple demolition, finally passed a law in the state Assembly to put a break to temple demolition drive in the state.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Anand Giri's Raj connection, family resides in Bhilwara village
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Anand Giri, a disciple of Narendra Giri, who has been accused by the seer in his 7-page suicide note, is a native of Rajasthan's Bhilwara district, who left his home at the age of 13.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Religion
SC rejects Padmanabhaswamy Temple Trust plea seeking exemption from audit
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to entertain an application filed by the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Trust, created by the erstwhile Travancore Royal Family, seeking exemption from the audit of 25 years, which was ordered by the top court last year.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Mortal remains of Mahant Giri to be taken out on 'nagar yatra' today
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 22 (IANS) The mortal remains of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) president, Mahant Narendra Giri, will be taken out for 'nagar yatra' (procession) in Prayagraj city on Wednesday.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
From Yoga guru to saint to accused, Anand Giri's roller-coaster life
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 22 (IANS) From a Yoga guru to a saint to an accused -- Anand Giri's life has been a roller-coaster ride.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
From 'Budhau' to a seer - the journey of Narendra Giri
Narendra Giri, known affectionately as 'Budhau', was born in Chatauna village in Phulpur district of Uttar Pradesh. His father, Bhanu Pratap Singh, was an active member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
2021-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Religion
Mahant's suicide note leaves many questions unanswered
Prayagraj, Sep 21 (IANS) The suicide note, purportedly written by Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad President, Mahant Narendra Giri, who ended his life allegedly by suicide on Monday evening, conceals more than it reveals.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Prreit Kamal goes 'Balle Balle' on her upcoming Punjabi films
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Prreit Kamal is a known name in the Punjabi film industry and she has been part of several music videos like 'Beat Crazy' and more. Prreit made her acting debut alongside Ammy Virk in the film 'Saab Bahadar' and she is on cloud nine as she has two Punjabi films lined up for release.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
BJP MLA says Christian missionaries got his mother converted, demands action
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Minister and BJP MLA Goolihatti Shekar has demanded action against Christian missionaries operating in the Hosadurga Assembly constituency for allegedly carrying out rampant religious conversions. He further said Christian missionaries have even got his mother converted to Christianity.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Dalit family fined Rs 23K after their son enters temple
Koppal (Karnataka), Sep 21 (IANS) The parents of a Dalit boy were fined Rs 23,000 after their 2-year-old son entered a Hanuman temple to seek blessings of the god at Miyapura village near Hanumasagar in Koppal district of Karnataka.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Mahant Giri's death: Akhilesh seeks probe by sitting HC judge
Prayagraj (UP), Sep 21 (IANS) Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav has demanded that a sitting judge of the high court should be asked to probe the mysterious death of Akhara Parishad chief Mahant Narendra Giri.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Mahant Narendra Giri's autopsy will be on Tuesday
Prayagraj, Sep 21 (IANS) The post mortem of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad chief, Mahant Narendra Giri, will be done on Tuesday afternoon after which his mortal remains will be kept in the Baghambari Mutt to enable people to pay their last respect.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
JUH starts 'Madani-100' free coaching centre
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Arshad Madani, President of Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind, inaugurated a free coaching centre called "Madani-100" for financially weak students in New Delhi on Monday and in which non-Muslim students can get admission too.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics,Religion
Priest accused of forcing conversion on UP family
Kanpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Scores of Hindu activists in Kanpur have accused a priest and his associates of forcibly converting members of a family to Christianity.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Ganesh immersion in Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar continues on 2nd day
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The immersion of Ganesh idols in Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar lake spilled on to the second day on Monday as more idols were on their way for the ritual.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Kerala HC slams govt over inaction in Orthodox-Jacobite Church feud
Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday slammed the inaction of the Pinarayi Vijayan government in not doing what a state government should do, after an order is put out by the judiciary.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
'Narcotic jihad' row: Congress to call meet of Kerala religious leaders
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Congress' Kerala President K. Sudhakaran on Sunday said that the party would convene a meeting of religious heads to tamp down tempers following a Bishop's statement that Christian children should be safe guarded against "Narcotic Jihad" that is being pushed by a specific section of people.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Mammoth Ganesh immersion procession underway in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) A mammoth Ganesh immersion procession was underway in Hyderabad on Sunday amid massive security arrangements and despite intermittent rains.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
Stage set for mammoth Ganesh immersion procession in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The stage is set for Ganesh immersion procession in Hyderabad on Sunday amid tight security arrangements and Covid-19 safety guidelines.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple facing financial difficulty, SC told
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Administrative Committee of Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple on Friday informed the Supreme Court that the temple is facing financial difficulty with expenses not met, as offerings are insufficient.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
TN govt to extend free food scheme to more temples in state
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is planning to extend the day-long "Annadhanam" (free food) scheme to more temples in the state, Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Minister P.K. Sekar Babu said.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
After dad Mammootty, Dulquer Salmaan also gets UAE Golden Visa
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan is the latest Indian personality to be honoured with a UAE Golden Visa.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Diplomacy,Religion,Southern Cinema
Devotees to have 'darshan' at Ram temple from Dec 2023
Ayodhya, Sep 17 (IANS) The sanctum sanctorum of the grand Ram temple in Ayodhya will be thrown open for 'darshan' to devotees in December 2023, just months before the next Lok Sabha elections.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
AP government appoints jumbo TTD trust board
Tirupati, Sep 16 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has appointed a jumbo sized trust board of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of world's richest temple at Tirumala near here.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Hindu outfit gives deadline to K'taka CM for action on temple demolition
Mysuru (Karnataka), Sep 16 (IANS) Hindu Jagarana Vedike South India Convenor Jagadish Karanth on Thursday gave a 10-day deadline to the Chief Minister to initiate action against officers responsible for the demolition of the Huchagani Mahadevamma temple in Mysuru.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Lord Shiva statue to be installed in UP Raj Bhavan
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Raj Bhavan will soon have a 'grand' Lord Shiva statue installed in the premises.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Kashmiri Pandits return after Harmukh-Gangabal Yatra
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) A 25-member group of Kashmiri Pandits from different parts of the country concluded the two-day long trek and puja at the Harmukh-Gangabal holy site in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Objections raised against 'filmi' Ram Lila in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Sep 15 (IANS) The seers in Ayodhya are up in arms over the inclusion of film actors in the Ram Lila planned during the Navratri in October.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Don't demolish temples in haste, clear guidelines to be issued in 2 days: K'taka CM
Bengaluru, Sep 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday directed the officials not to demolish temples in haste following a Supreme Court order.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Telangana moves SC over HC curbs on Ganesh immersion
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday challenged, in the Supreme Court, the High Court order banning immersion of Ganesh idols made of plaster of Paris in Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion