Dr Ambedkar studied the religious teachings of Islam and Christianity and then chose Buddhism. He had expressed his thoughts through his writings. In this article, some of his thoughts on Islam and Christianity are compiled.
Dr Ambedkar studied the religious teachings of Islam and Christianity and then chose Buddhism. He had expressed his thoughts through his writings. In this article, some of his thoughts on Islam and Christianity are compiled.3 Hr 16 Min ago
After intervention from the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Maharashtra Government demolished the Pentecostal Bethel Gospel Church in Mumbai. The Church came to light after several complaints of sexual abuse of children received against Pastor Rajkumar Yesudasan at NCPCR.21 Hr 18 Min ago
While hearing a plea filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking direction to the Centre and States to take stringent steps to control fraudulent religious conversion, Supreme Court said that forced religious conversion is a serious issue.1 Days 0 Hr ago
Since the establishment of Islam, women in Islam have been facing secondary status within the community, although in Shia and Sunni Muslims. Many restrictions have been imposed on Muslim women under Sharia Law. Even Dr BR Ambedkar once said that the Muslim woman is the most helpless person in the world. Dr BR Ambedkar expressed his views on Islam in his book namely ‘Pakistan or the Partition of India’, published by Maharashtra Government. The non-Muslim societies have attained modern values to some extent w1 Days 6 Hr ago
A prominent Islamic studies professor allegedly made statements against humanity and freedom of religion. Dr Shafi Al-Hajri, a professor at Qatar University, stated on Al-Rayyan TV (Qatar) that war is the third and last step in propagating Islam.3 Days 23 Hr ago
While hearing a plea filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking direction to the Centre and States to take stringent steps to control fraudulent religious conversion, Supreme Court said that forced religious conversion is a serious issue.
Local Muslims converted the Vijayanagara period temple mandap into an Islamic structure. The Malai Mandala Perumal temple, located in Sadurangapattinam near Kalpakkam in Chennai, is a Vishnu temple. It is said to date back to the times of Vijayendra Chola and is thus more than 1000 years old.
A prominent Islamic studies professor allegedly made statements against humanity and freedom of religion. Dr Shafi Al-Hajri, a professor at Qatar University, stated on Al-Rayyan TV (Qatar) that war is the third and last step in propagating Islam.
By calling it anti-Islamic, Muslim clerics have banned dance, music, and fireworks in Muslim weddings in Jharkhand. Moreover, they also declared Rs 5100 fine would be imposed for violating the order, DNP India reported.
After intervention from the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Maharashtra Government demolished the Pentecostal Bethel Gospel Church in Mumbai. The Church came to light after several complaints of sexual abuse of children received against Pastor Rajkumar Yesudasan at NCPCR.
The Office for National Statistics released the statistics data of England. According to the data, the number of Christian followers in England and Wales has declined below half of the population for the first time in census history. ONS found a decline of 13.1 per cent in Christian followers from 2011.
Maharashtra Police filed a case against the Vice Principle of De Paul English Medium School in Rahuri, Ahmednagar, for allegedly threatening a 14-year-old Sikh boy and forcing him to convert his religion to Christianity. The accused has been identified as Father James.
Some prominent Sikh leaders, including Sikh Kirtankar Bhai Manpreet Singh Kanpuri, expressed disapproval after organisers honoured Indian National Congress leader Kamal Nath. It has been alleged that Kamal Nath played a vital role in the anti-Sikh riots in 1984 that erupted after the murder of then-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards.
A special jatha of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) reached Pakistan to participate in the 100-year centenary congregation of Shaheedi Saka (martyrdom massacre) Panja Sahib to be held on October 30.
Pakistani authorities demolished Chubcha Sahib Gurdwara, located in Lahore. Officials cited that the action was taken for the safety of civilians. Local Sikh people alleged that instead of reviving the gurdwara, the authorities demolished it.
Shakya Gasan, the chief monk of the World Buddhist Pope Organisation of South Korea, laid the foundation stone of the International Buddhist University, the first in India, in Tripura. Delegates from seven nations, including Thailand, Myanmar and Bangladesh, have attended the programme.
Speaking on the close relationship between India and Tibet, Penpa Tsering, Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), said that even though the two countries are divided by boundaries, they are very much the same.
In a major development, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has declared two towns, including Jain pilgrimage centre Kundalpur, as "holy areas". He also informed that the sale of meat and liquor will be banned there.
After experiencing genocide, the Yazidi people wanted returning to their homes in towns and villages that were under Islamic State (IS) before its defeat seven years ago. Houses of Yazidis have been destroyed by IS terrorists after formation of Caliphate. Yazidi is an ethnic minority community having particular religion living across northern Iraq and parts of Syria.
A Muslim man killed a Jewish man because of his Jewish faith. The incident took place in France. The National Bureau of Vigilance against Anti-Semitism (BNVCA) released a press statement. According to the statement, the murder took place on August 20 in Longperrier, a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department.
Kuwait has shut down a shop allegedly selling items with Jewish symbols in the Salmiya region. Ministry of Commerce said the owner has been penalized and legal proceedings against the offender. It is to be noted that there are about 20 Jews in Kuwait, all associated with the US naval base in the country.
Some people belonging to the backward communities have been converted to Islam and Christianity by Muslim clerics and Christian priests under the pretext of facing discrimination in Hinduism. It has been widely accepted that the backward people faced discrimination by the then upper-caste people before Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar's movement against untouchability in India. Several upper-caste people also participated in this movement. Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar embraced Buddhism to maintain Indian roots and rejected I
Once again, a question has been raised on the wearing of a Hijab in educational institutions. The issue has been surfaced after a student refused to remove her Hijab when asked by a teacher to check whether she hid Bluetooth devices under the Hijab while attending the exam. By refusing the removal of the Hijab, the girl students chose to leave the exam instead of 'showing ears' hidden by her Hijab. The incident took place at MDDM College in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.
After declaring a five-year ban on controversial Islamic organisation, Popular Front of India (PFI), by the Central Government, some well-known Muslim organisations have come in support of PFI and criticised the Government's decision. They claimed that the ban on PFI cannot dismantle its ideology.
Churches in India have been receiving massive donations from Western countries as well as from local Christians. Followers donate money to the churches for social and religious causes as depicted by Christian priests and related Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). But it has been observed that the Christian priests and pastors misused the funds. Even some higher rank priests have been convicted for corruption. A similar case has surfaced in Madhya Pradesh, in which the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) arrest