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Places Of Worship Act Can Be Repealed To Pave Way For Construction Of Grand Temple In Mathura: BJP MP

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

When the Narendra Modi government can repeal the farm laws keeping in mind the protests by farmers, it can also withdraw the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991 to pave way for the construction of a grand temple at Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura, BJP MP Ravindra Kushwaha has said.

Madras High Court Tells Tamil Nadu Government To Allow 20,000 Devotees For Karthigai Deepam

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"In all, 20,000 devotees per day should be permitted on 19.11.2021 and 20.11.2021 to circumambulate the holy hill (to go on Girivalam)," the bench said.


As COVID-19 Cases Dip, Maha Allows 10,000 More Devotees To Visit Shirdi Shrine Per Day With Offline Passes

The Ahmednagar district administration has decided to allow 10,000 devotees per day to take darshan of Saibaba at the famous Shirdi shrine who possess offline passes.

Temple Attacks: ISKCON Kolkata Members Protest Outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Several temples and Durga puja pandals have come under attack in Bangladesh over the past few days, triggering clashes and tension.


Operating Rights Of Temples Should Be Given To Hindus: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Speaking at the annual Vijayadashmi address RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said that the temples of south India are fully controlled by the state governments, while in the rest of the country some are managed by the government, some others by devotees.

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10 October, 2021

Famous Temples See Massive Pilgrim Footfall, Covid Fears Knock At Himachal Doors

Ashwani Sharma

A let-off in Covid cases since the peak of the second wave has already seen a big spike in tourist inflow to the state over the past couple of months, a trend referred to as ‘revenge travel’.


02 October, 2021

Police Register Temple Desecration Case In J&K's Anantnag District, Matter To Be Probed

Outlook Web Desk

Anantnag Deputy Commissioner Piyush Singla said the culprits will be punished and no one will be allowed to harm social and communal harmony.


30 August, 2021

Krishna’s Messiah: ISKCON Founder, Srila Prabhupada's 125th Birth Anniversary

Outlook Web Bureau

The Government of India will release a commemorative coin of the value Rs 125 in the honour of the founding Acarya of ISKCON. A booklet on the contributions and achievements of Srila Prabhupada will be featured with each coin in a commemorative box. The coin will be composed of silver and copper.


04 August, 2021

Research Scholar Finds 1509 AD Stone Inscription At Karnataka's Temple

Outlook Web Desk

The date mentioned on the inscription is Tuesday, Jyeshta month of the Hindu calendar of Shalivahana Shaka 1434.


27 July, 2021

Ujjain Temple Stampede: No Social Distancing, Devotees Injured After VIP Visit

Outlook Web Desk

The incident occurred in Mahakaleshwar Siva Temple in Ujjain on Monday after the arrival of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan caused a commotion.


28 March, 2021

Pakistan: Complaint Filed Against Hindu Temple’s Security Staff For Stopping Devotees From Praying

Outlook Web Bureau

Stopping the worshippers from religious rituals in mandir (temple) is against the law of the land, the complainants said in their application.


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25 March, 2021

Amritsar: Devotees Offer Liquor At Baba Rode Shah Shrine, Flout Covid-19 Norms

Outlook Web Bureau

The uniqueness of this shrine is that only liquor is accepted as offerings from the devotees.


31 January, 2021

ASI Unearths Ancient Odisha Structure Linked To Oldest Temple; Groups Rally For Heritage Preservation

Saumya Kalia

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan wrote to the Culture Minister on Saturday urging him to intervene in the preservation of the 'invaluable' remains discovered around Bhubaneswar's Lingaraj temple


27 December, 2020

Amit Shah Offers Prayers At Assam's Kamakhya Temple

PTI

The Union Home Minister also launched four development projects in Assam as part of his three-day visit to the northeast


14 December, 2020

Nod To Ordinance For Committee To Look After Lingaraj Temple

PTI

A special law Lingaraj Temple management will ensure its better functioning, quality facilities to the pilgrims, devotees and worshipers.


18 November, 2020

Stolen Idols Of Lord Rama, Lakshman, Sita Returned To Tamil Nadu

PTI

India Pride Project had informed the High Commission last year about the missing artefacts


07 November, 2020

Why Can’t Muslims Pray At Temples And Hindus At Mosques?

Priyadarshini Sen

Ironically, inter-faith worship and scriptural readings have often transcended the boundaries of religion and caste in India


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24 October, 2020

Farooq Abdullah Prays For Peace At Durga Nag Temple In Jammu & Kashmir

PTI

Want Kashimiri Pandits to return home, says National Conference leader


Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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