West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.21

Farmers of two faiths inaugurate puja

A group of around 15 farmers, both Hindus and Muslims, congregated at the venue of a Jagaddhatri Puja  in Malda district on Wednesday evening to inaugurate the puja. Members of Agnishikha, a thea...
By Soumya De Sarkar

India  /  Published 04.01.21

ITM 2021 goes virtual in February

In a first, the India Tourism Mart 2021 will be held on a virtual platform with buyer-seller meetings slated from February 18 to February 20, the Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hos...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 24.12.20

Fill hearts with love, concern for the needy

God is ever longing for us. Man too longs for God eternally. God’s longing and our longing meet  in Jesus. In Jesus God became man to fulfil all these yearnings and lead us to heaven to be ...
By Rev Fr Dr Dominic Savio SJ

Calcutta  /  Published 24.12.20

A Christmas unlike any other

Churches will have to restrict the number of the faithful praying on the premises and they are trying to find various ways to do it. One church has increased the number of services both on Christmas ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.08.19

We are too wary when talking about religion

Some feel strongly that schools are meant for educating and not preaching. In the United States of America and the United Kingdom, no religion can be taught in a State school, nor can assembly be of a...
By Devi Kar


Opinion  /  Published 28.04.19

And so we are on the fences

And so we are. Indeed. Where else would we be? These are our fences. We made them. But we choose not to see them. At the best of times. At the worst of times. Our fences are what we choose not to see....
By Sankarshan Thakur

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

Why people hate religion

You don’t hear much about Sister Norma Pimentel in the secular press. She’s not a wacko, a hypocrite, a sexual predator or a political operative. Her life’s work, she says, is guided by seeing ...
By Timothy Egan / New York Times News Service

India  /  Published 29.09.19

Hindutva is an assault on Hinduism: Tharoor

The political project of Hindutva is nothing less than an assault on Hinduism, but where the life-affirming religion has for millennia proved its resilience to external attacks, it is now revealing it...
By PTI in New Delhi

Heritage  /  Published 06.07.19

A dargah in Nadia maintains the syncretistic tradition

Matiari is a village beside the Indo-Bangladesh border, 110 kilometres northeast of Calcutta in Nadia district. It is believed to be the capital of the 16th century zamindar, Bhabananda Majumder, an a...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 30.06.19

Dangal girl Zaira Wasim quits films for faith

Dangal girl Zaira Wasim has chosen to give up Bollywood and stardom for religion.The award-winning 18-year-old Kashmiri actor, praised widely for her role as the wrestler Geeta Phogat in Aamir Khan’...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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