March 2, 2015
From Skyping funerals to chartered helicopters that disperse ashes over the Ganga, the economics of death is anything but morbid, writes Prince Mathews Thomas
Kolkata, Feb 28
In the wake of a storm over RSS chief Mohan Bhagwats’s controversial remarks on Mother Teresa, RSS national prachar pramukh Manmohan Vaidya today said that Bhagwat’s comments had been “blown out o...
Jerusalem, Feb 26
Suspected Jewish extremists torched part of a church-owned building in Jerusalem overnight, police said, in the second racist attack in the Holy Land in two days.
The vandals set fire to...
New Delhi, February 25
The Congress has asked the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to control the Hindutva fringe elements if he really believes in the unity of the country.
Participating in a discussion on...
Rajahmundry (AP), Feb 25
A comprehensive health action plan would be prepared for the pilgrims of Godavari Pushkaram, to be held in July this year.
“The government is preparing a comprehensive health action plan...
Mumbai, Feb 25
Defending RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s remarks about Mother Teresa, Shiv Sena today said he had spoken the “bitter truth”. “The objective of missionaries who came to India has been to conve...
Washington, Feb 21
The US President, Barack Obama, has welcomed the recent remarks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he condemned religious-based violence and gave an assurance that his government will give e...
February 18, 2015
It is reassuring that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whether out of compulsion or conviction, has broken his silence and restated what the law states on freedom of religion (“Modi promises...
Mumbai, Mar 3
Hitting out at AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi for demanding reservation for Muslims in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena today said that if the minority leader wants his demands to be met on religious grounds,...
Los Angeles, Feb 28
A Hindu temple in the U.S. has been vandalised with several windows broken and the word “fear” painted on its wall, the second such incident in America’s Washington state this month.
New Delhi, Feb 27
Breaking his silence in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today denounced communalism and asserted that his government stood for unity wherein all religions prosper within the framework of...
BEIRUT, Feb 26
Islamic State militants have abducted at least 220 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria during a three-day offensive, a monitoring group that tracks violence in Syria said...
New Delhi, Feb 25
Tamil Nadu villagers in an annual ritual make terracotta offerings to their village guardian diety Ayyanar to assure the well being of their families, their cattle and the harvest.
New York, Feb 25
Several inter-faith leaders in the US have decided to seek hate crime probe into the incident of vandalism at a Hindu temple in Washington state, saying law enforcement authorities should send out...
Ayodhya, Feb 24
The main litigant in Babri Masjid case Hashim Ansari has met Akhara Parishad president Mahant Gyan Das to discuss a new proposal for resolution of Ayodhya dispute and they plan to put it before th...
Washington, Feb 20
Praising the good work by Muslims around the world in countries like India that has the world’s second largest Muslim population, US President Barack Obama admitted that many in the US have a “dis...
New Delhi, February 17
Won’t allow religious groups to incite violence overtly or covertly: Prime Minister »