India  /  Published 05.06.22

'BJP respects all religions'

Seeking to defuse a row over controversial comments allegedly made by its spokesperson against Prophet Mohammed, the BJP asserted on Sunday that it respects all religions and strongly denounces insult...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.06.22

India rejects US criticism

India Friday rejected its criticism it in a US State Department report on religious freedom, saying it is unfortunate that "vote bank politics is being practised in international relations"....
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 03.06.22

Iskcon temple opens in New Town

A temple was inaugurated last week on the fringes of Action Area IIIE with much fanfare. Spread over two acres, the place was being run as a cow shed of the International Society for Krishna Conscious...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 03.06.22

US concerned about religious attacks

US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said there has been rising attacks on people and places of worship in India, asserting that America will continue to stand up for religious freedom around the world....
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

North East  /  Published 29.05.22

Minority certificates to be issued

Minority certificates would be provided to six religious communities, including Muslims, in Assam, Health Minister Keshab Mahanta said on Sunday. The state cabinet decided that the minority certifica...
By Our bureau and PTI in Guwahati


India  /  Published 17.05.22

'Anti-Conversion law to be implemented'

  Affirming the Karnataka government's commitment to strict implementation of the proposed "anti-conversion law", state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Tuesday said it is not agai...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru

News  /  Published 06.05.22

Eid prayers offered in New Town Nazrul Park amid rain

After a gap of two years, devotees gathered at Nazrul Park overcoming rain and thunderstorm for Id-ul-fitr namaaz on Tuesday morning. Salt Lake and New Town Harmony Association had organised the gathe...
By Shatadipa Bhattacharya in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.22

Consequences of the fringe taking over

New Delhi’s response to charges of rising religious intolerance in the country has usually been a firm denial followed by a reminder of India’s pluralist tradition. But the international s...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 26.04.22

2000-plus Presidency jail inmates join iftar

The recreational club of Presidency jail was the venue of an iftar on Monday that saw all 2,000-plus inmates come together as an embodiment of shared living within the four walls of a correctional hom...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.04.22

Plan for five-floor building next to Mayer Bari in Bagbazar

A five-storey building will come up on 14 cottahs of land adjoining Mayer Bari in Bagbazar that will have a hall from where prasad will be distributed to visitors to the house of Sri Sarada Devi, wife...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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