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India  /  Published 14.10.19

Kashmir fury at Sufi mission in Hazratbal

A group of Sufi clerics from mainland India who were apparently on a mission to placate Kashmiris were heckled, greeted with anti-India slogans and forced to beat a retreat during a visit to Srinagarâ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

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 in

India  /  Published 05.06.19

Clashes after Eid prayers in Kashmir

Clashes between protesters and security forces were reported after Eid prayers in some parts of Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said. There were no reports of anyone getting injured.Clashes broke out ...
By The Telegraph in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Gaokao, the exam that makes traffic go silent

A stressful time for millions of Chinese just got over. The gaokao, China’s university entrance exam, was held in early June and the results are just out. This year, more than 10.31 million students...
By Neha Sahay in

India  /  Published 20.03.20

Valley avoids big Friday gatherings

People in the Kashmir Valley avoided big Friday congregations and preferred small prayer-related gatherings or stayed home to contain the spread of the coronavirus, with authorities putting the region...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 20.02.19

Kancha Ilaiah wants kids to sing equality song

Dalit-Bahujan scholar Kancha Ilaiah, author of Why I am not a Hindu, has added Shepherd to his name to assert the dignity of his parental profession.In his latest memoir, From a Shepherd Boy to an Int...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Water is what We drink and what They drink

Been wondering. Been wondering really hard and been tortured by such wondering. Should I say it? Is it not unremittingly sad that I should even have to wonder. And ponder? This question of whether I s...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

India  /  Published 18.12.19

Prayers after a long pause

Prayers were held at the Valley’s biggest mosque, the Jamia Masjid, in old Srinagar on Wednesday for the first time in the four-and-a-half months since the clampdown following the revocation of Jamm...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 19.10.19

UP headmaster put in new school

The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday night revoked the suspension of a headmaster who was punished because his students had sung a prayer written by the late poet Allama Iqbal, but transferred him...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 15.03.20

Mizoram seeks divine help to contain virus

All churches of Mizoram held mass prayers since Saturday night, seeking God’s intervention to contain the coronavirus pandemic, sources said on Sunday. The churches took the initiative responding to...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


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