India  /  Published 15.06.20

Shrine law plea in top court

The Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has approached the Supreme Court opposing a Hindu organisation’s petition that questions the constitutionality of a law on the ground that it validates the past destruction o...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Ayodhya stone invite to Modi

The sadhus of Ayodhya and members of a trust the Centre has formed to build a Ram temple in Ayodhya have invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the shrine’s foundation stone on July 2 morning.A...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Temple under Mahanadi

A temple dating back around 500 years and engulfed by the Mahanadi in Odisha when the river changed course over a century and a half ago has been discovered. The 60ft temple, entirely under water and ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Dakshineswar to reopen

The Kali temple in Dakshineswar will reopen on June 13, the shrine authorities said on Wednesday.A series of safety measures, including reduced hours, have been announced to ensure devotees do not co...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.06.20

BJP protests temple reopening

The BJP, which has backed the reopening of temples in states ruled by it, has taken a last-minute contrary stand in Left-governed Kerala by opposing the state government’s decision to allow these pl...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

People  /  Published 08.06.20

Vikas Khanna on his quest to #FeedIndia

I gave up on April 11 — we had promised people that ration was on its way but due to many variables involved, we could not keep that promise… I called Ma to inform her about this… she said that ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

India  /  Published 30.05.20

Rathayatra sans devotees in virus times

The Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee (SJTMC) Saturday recommended to the Odisha government to conduct the annual Rathayatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri sans devotees in view of the coronavirus ...
By PTI in Bhubaneshwar

India  /  Published 27.05.20

Religious places likely to open: Yediyurappa

Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Wednesday said along with temples, mosques and churches too are likely to be opened for devotees from June 1, and his government was awaiting permission fr...
By PTI in Bengaluru

North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Bodofa figures in Baksa’s Bathou temple

A Bathou temple, built recently in Assam’s Baksa district, pays homage not only to Bwrai Bathou, the supreme god of the followers of the religion, but also to Upendra Nath Brahma who is revered as B...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

India  /  Published 14.05.20

Temple row activist told to retire

BSNL has ordered compulsory retirement for its employee and activist Rehana Fathima, who had attempted to enter the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala, for her “intentional” act of outraging the r...
By PTI in Kochi


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