Religious Places
India  /  Published 12.06.20

Plea in SC challenging provision in Place of Worship Act

A Hindu body has moved the Supreme Court challenging a provision of a 1991 law that provides for maintaining 'religious character' of holy structures as it existed on August 15, 1947, in a bid to open...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 09.06.20

Meghalaya places of worship to remain closed

The Meghalaya government, along with various religious groups, on Tuesday decided to postpone the decision to reopen places of worship.On June 5, the first meeting between the government and represent...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Kerala: Central, state ministers spar over temple reopening

As temples reopened in Kerala on Tuesday after nearly 75 days, a Union minister and a state minister sparred over the shrines throwing open their doors to devotees in the southern state.While minister...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

Delhi  /  Published 08.06.20

Religious places open in Delhi

Religious places in Delhi opened after two-and-a-half months on Monday with devotees trickling in to offer prayers following the social distancing and sanitisation measures put in place by the managem...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.05.20

When faith meets a virus

As the over two-month-long nationwide lockdown comes to an end in India, the ministry of home affairs (MHA) has issued “Guidelines for Phased Re-opening (Unlock 1).” The MHA order calls for a pha...
By Shahid Jameel in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 22.02.20

Revamp for religious sites

The Assam government will launch its ambitious Assam Darshan scheme, under which at least 915 religious destinations of the state will be revamped, to promote religious tourism in the state. Financial...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 14.06.20

Cases climb to 3,20,92, death toll now 9,195

Delhi: Nursing homes declared Covid centresSmall and medium multi-speciality nursing homes in the city having 10 to 49 beds have been declared as 'Covid nursing homes' by the Delhi government to incre...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 05.06.20

Meghalaya to reopen places of worship

Places of worship will reopen from June 14 across Meghalaya, following standard operating procedures and protocols.This was decided at a meeting on Friday attended by chief minister Conrad K. Sangma a...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 04.06.20

New rules for malls, restaurants

The central government has announced a host of rules for shopping malls, restaurants, and religious places to become effective from 8 June. The fifth phase of the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown has been...
By Our bureau and agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.20

Mamata announces relaxations from June 1

Two days before the end of the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a slew of relaxations, including reopening of shrines from June 1...
By PTI in Calcutta


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