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

Nov 18, 2020 PTI

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

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

Nov 07, 2020 Priyadarshini Sen

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

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

Want Kashimiri Pandits to return home, says National Conference leader

Long Wait For Booze Lovers In Himachal Finally Over, Temples Wait For SOPs

Sep 02, 2020 Ashwini Sharma

As the nation is set to embark on Phase-4 of unlocking, Himachal Pradesh is set to welcome tourists in large numbers.

As Religious Places Open From Today, Devotees In Delhi Queue Up At Temples To Offer Prayers

With national capital seeing rising cases of coronavirus, the devotees were seen wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.

27 May, 2020

'I Will Never Allow Any Property Of Tirupati Temple To Be Sold': Temple Trust Chairman

M.S. Shanker

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Chairman Y.V. Subba Reddy told the Outlook that the reports of auctioning the Tirupati Temple property are merely 'rumours'.

13 May, 2020

Lord Balaji, The Reliever Of All Problems, Is In Financial Trouble

M.S. Shanker

World's richest God can't pay salaries to those who serve him.

24 January, 2020

On Temple-Hopping, Naveen Patnaik Seeks A Place In History

Sandeep Sahu

It has also led to a strange role reversal where the ‘secular’ BJD is supposedly playing the religious card while the BJP is left crying foul!

18 November, 2019

Sabarimala Redux: Marxists Caught Between Court, Ayyappa and Activists

Shastri Ramachandaran

From Ayyappa board members to the activists, from those courting trouble in Ayyapa’s name to the court, none is with the Left, no matter how it deals with the situation in this Sabarimala season.

10 November, 2019

Ayodhya Verdict Invokes Doctrine Of Necessity; The Judicial Precedent May Have Repercussions

Aakar Patel

What the long term repercussions of the Ayodhya judgment are will unfold in time. But there will be repercussions of course.

21 October, 2019

SC Accepts Centre's Revised Offer Of 400 sq mt Land For Delhi's Guru Ravidas Temple


The bench directed the Centre to constitute within six weeks a committee for the construction of the temple in the area earmarked for it.


25 September, 2019

In Temple Town Of Puri, Demolition Of Mutts Leaves Devotees Dejected

Sandeep Sahu

The imposing nine-century-old Emaar Mutt right in front of the temple, which provided a vantage platform for the high and mighty for viewing the Rath Yatra in the past, has been completely razed to the ground.

22 August, 2019

Ravidas Temple Demolition: Priyanka Gandhi Hits Out At BJP Govt Over Lathi Charge On Dalit Protesters In Delhi


A protest by Dalits against the demolition of the temple turned violent on Wednesday night, leaving several people, including policemen, injured.

22 August, 2019

Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad Arrested After Clashes In Delhi Over Ravidas Temple Demolition


The Delhi Police resorted to mild lathi-charge and used tear gas to disperse the violent agitators after they set an ablaze couple of two-wheelers and attacked a police vehicle.

15 August, 2019

Akali Dal-BJP Delegation To Call On PM Modi To Discuss The Issue Of Ravidas Temple Demolition


A SAD-BJP delegation will meet the prime minister and ask him to assuage the hurt feelings of the Dalit community as well as find an amicable solution to the demolition of Guru Ravidas temple,

14 August, 2019

Demolition Of Ravidas Temple Reflects 'Casteist Mentality', Should Be Reconstructed: Mayawati

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday warned against politicising the demolition of the temple in Tughlaqabad forest area in Lucknow on its order, and threatened to initiate contempt proceedings against those provoking dharnas and demonstrations.

28 July, 2019

Aligarh Administration Bans Religious Functions On Roads Amid Fears Of Unrest

Outlook Web Bureau

The Aligarh district administration has taken this step as a precautionary measure to prevent any disturbance, a senior official said on Sunday.


26 July, 2019

Opinion | Why ISRO Chief Deserves To Be Criticised For Offering Prayers Ahead of Chandrayaan-2 Launch

Fahad Zuberi

'The ISRO chief deserves to be criticised and ridiculed at least, reviewed and penalised ideally, for consulting an astrologer/ priest in the affairs of ISRO's launch.'

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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 Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz