Religious Places
West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Jalpaiguri district's religious tourism plan mooted

The Jalpaiguri district administration has prepared a comprehensive report of prospective circuits of religious tourism that can be introduced in the district and sent it to the state tourism departme...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 01.09.21

HC seeks UP reply on religious fund

The Allahabad High Court has sought details from the Uttar Pradesh government on funding of religious institutions like madrasas recognised and aided by it, and asked whether the policy to provide fin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Allahabad

World  /  Published 10.08.21

Four Bangla temples ransacked after row

Miscreants attacked at least four Hindu temples, some shops and households belonging to Hindus in Bangladesh’s Khulna district, prompting the police to arrest 10 people and beef up security in t...
By PTI in Dhaka

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.10.20

Shrines: to open after SOPs

The Ranchi district administration is unsure about reopening all religious places from Thursday, in accordance with the state government’s unlock order. District administration officials o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.10.20

Religious places to open from October 8

The state government has allowed opening of all religious places outside containment zones from October 8. It has also issued Durga puja specific guidelines on Thursday, and extended the lockdown in ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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


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