Washington, Mar 15
The Vatican’s ambassador to the United Nations has endorsed military action against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria - an unusual move because the Vatican traditionally has opposed force...
Port Louis, Mar 12
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited the Ganga Talao, considered to be the most sacred Hindu place in Mauritius, and offered prayers at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Panaji, Mar 9
International hotel firm Carlson Rezidor Hotels will soon venture into religious tourism segment in the country, a senior company official has said.“We want to be in leisure and also rel...
New Delhi, March 4
The government on Wednesday said as per an understanding reached with the Chinese side, five batches of 50 pilgrims each are expected to travel through Nathu La for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra th...
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, Mar 23
Pledging full protection to minorities, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today questioned the practice of conversions and advocated a debate on the need for an anti-conversion law.
He also wan...
LAHORE, March 15
Bombs outside two churches in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed 14 people and wounded nearly 80 during Sunday services, and witnesses said quick action by a security guard prevented many more de...
Beijing, Mar 11
Hinting at resuming talks with the Dalai Lama for the first time in several years, China today said it is open for a “discussion” with the Tibetan spiritual leader on “relevant issues” other than...
Karachi, Mar 6
Pakistani students today formed a human shield for Hindus celebrating Holi at a temple here to protect and show solidarity with the minority community.
The National Student’s Federation (...
Hyderabad, March 3
The Telangana Government has declared a holiday on March 6 on account of Holi, the festival of colours, instead of March 5 as announced earlier. The Government issued an order on Tuesday t...
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...