The ruling BJP in Tripura held torch rallies in all eight districts and 23 sub-divisions of the state to protest over the stopping of PM's convoy in Punjab
CM Bommai had on December 29 announced that his government will bring in a law aimed at freeing Hindu temples from different types of bylaws and rules that control them.
The development comes a day after Hindu religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj used abusive language against the Father of the Nation at an event here for which an FIR was registered against him.
Mishra called upon the government officials to have probity, act with promptness, make equal dispensation to one and all and constantly review their own course of work for improvement wherever necessary.
Three years ago, the administration had designated 37 sites in Gurugram city for Muslims to offer Friday namaz. A Hindu group, however, has been objecting to the practice of Friday prayers in open for the last few months.
Seers of various Maths under the banner of VHP and Bajrang Dal organised the event urging the Chief Minister to bring the anti-conversion Bill he had been talking about.
In its 19-page chargesheet filed in the Mahant Narendra Giri death case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that accused Anand Giri, Adya Tiwari and Sandeep Tiwari were guilty of abetment to suicide.
Nawab Malik had alleged that Sameer Wankhede, an IRS officer, was born as Muslim but he forged his caste certificate to get a job under a reserved category.
Religious places in the national capital were closed for devotees for over five months following the imposition of a lockdown due to the severe second wave of Covid-19 infections.
US President greeted the Jain community on the conclusion of Das Lakshan, the 10 day Jain festival, which takes place after the 8-day Paryushan, a fasting festival.
Muslim fundamentalists chopped off Prof T J Joseph's hand on charges of blasphemy in 2010. In this excerpt, he recounts how the Church too let him down.
A video of the incident went viral on Wednesday following which Ahmedabad rural police said appropriate action had already been taken.
The police said that at least seven people are in custody, and four people from the Bajrang Dal who were involved in the case will soon be arrested.
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to examine the controversial provisions of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991
The bill replaces the ordinance which sought to monitor religious conversions and had provisions of 10 years' imprisonment in some cases
This follows an FIR filed against the makers of Tandav on grounds of allegedly hurting religious sentiments
The head of Lord Rama's idol at the famous Ramateertham hill temple was found defaced on December 28 night.
The transport department has launched the drive after instructions from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.