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Dalai Lama greets PM Narendra Modi on 71st birthday

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on 17 September greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 71st birthday, saying the growing confidence he has brought about, despite challenges like the Covid-19 pandemic...

Muslim man kills wife who embraced Islam and married him ten years ago

A Muslim man killed his wife, who embraced Islam and married him about ten years ago. Imran has killed his wife 26 years old Antima, who became Rizwana and married him. The incident took place in Kota, Rajasthan. ..

Man gives talaq on phone to Muslim wife and marries a Hindu woman

A Muslim man spoke talaq three times on phone call to his Muslim wife to marry a Hindu woman who has two children. Belonging to Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, the 20-year-old Kasda Khatun registered a case against Mumbai based Ghulam Mustafa Shaikh. Police initiated the investigation...

India to hold Global Buddhist Conference in November

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is going to hold its first-ever Global Buddhist Conference in November. President of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Dr. Vinay Sahasrabudhe gave the information about it on 14 September...

Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya visits Golden Temple

Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya along with his family paid obeisance at the Golden Temple. After his visit, Dattatreya said, “The Golden Temple is a spiritual centre for mankind, from where the Sikh Gurus have conveyed the message of universal communion. The sacred atmosphere here gives peace.” ..

HC dismisses writ petition of Hindu woman married to a Muslim man

The Gauhati High Court made the observation that the Special Marriage Act of 1954 is no insulation against the second marriage of a Muslim man with a Hindu woman from being declared void...

Church publishes book mentioning alleged love jihad to trap Christian girls

The Thamarassery Diocese, under the prominent Syro-Malabar Church, has published the book with controversial content for the catechism study of students belonging to classes X to XII...

Church receives over 100 complaints of Christian girls on alleged love jihad

Thamarasserry Diocese of Kerala has alleged that they had found more than 100 Christian girls who underwent sexual exploitation through fake love marriages. ..

Muslim outfit removes its female VP who backed sexual harassment complaints against its male counterparts in the outfit

The Indian Union Muslim League's (IUML) student outfit Muslim Students Federation (MSF), Fathima Thahiliya was removed from her position for supporting women leaders who raised sexual harassment charges against their male counterparts in the outfit...

Andhra tourism minister inaugurates Buddhist Maha Stupa at Thotlakonda

Andhra Pradesh Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao inaugurated the restored Buddhist Maha Stupa and Amenities Centre at the ancient Buddhist heritage site of Thotlakonda hill on 14 September...

All-India Sikh Students’ Federation celebrates its 77th Foundation Day at Golden Temple

The All-India Sikh Students’ Federation (Peer Mohammad) celebrated its 77th Foundation Day at the Golden Temple. Ardas was conducted at Akal Takht in presence of former chief Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad, President Bhai Jagroop Singh Cheema, Sangha Federation chief Kashmir Singh Sangha and Dr Manjit Singh Bhoma. ..

MP Govt includes Ramayana, Mahabharata in engineering education syllabus

Madhya Pradesh Government has decided to include the epics of Ramayana, Ramcharitmanas, and Mahabharat in the engineering syllabus for the first-year graduate students...

Wife lodges FIR against ex-husband who reaches her house to perform Halala to remarry

A Muslim woman lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against her ex-husband, who reached her house to perform her Halala with his associate. The man has been identified as Riyazuddin. Nikah halala, also known as Tahleel Marriage, is an Islamic practice in which a woman, after being divorced by triple talaq, marries another man, consummates the marriage and gets divorced again in order to be able to remarry her former husband...

Every language spoken by the people is God’s language, says Madras HC

The Madras High Court has said that temple consecration should be done by reciting Tamil hymns composed by saints like Azhwars and Nayanmars, besides Sanskrit. The Court directed the Tamil Nadu Government to form a committee of Tamil scholars, devotees and believers of God to consolidate the important ancient Tamil hymns composed by saints like Nayanmars and Alwars, Arunagirinathar, Pattinathar and other Siddhars. ..

Pope Francis expresses shame over Holocaust by Christians against Jews in Slovakia

Pope Francis paid tribute to the thousands of Slovak Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust. Speaking at a former Jewish neighbourhood in the capital Bratislava, Francis sharply criticized "the frenzy of hatred" in World War II as well as continuing anti-Semitism...

Row over the conversion of two girls in UP, police book two suspects

People in a village of Prayagraj district got angry after news of conversion of two girls went. After the information, Uttar Pradesh Police reached the site and arrested a person. However, two suspects who were involved in the conversion of girls left home before the police visit. ..

Two Muslim groups fight each other over Namaz & Hadith recitation

A severe clash between two Tablighi Jamaat's Muslim groups has been observed in Kolhapur District, Maharashtra. The two groups have been identified as Tabligh Nizamuddin and Tabligh Shura. The clash has been reported over the issue of recitation of Namaz and Hadith inside the mosque. ..

TN Police arrests Christian pastor over his remark on Lord Ganesh procession

Tamil Nadu Police has arrested the Chairman of St. Pauls College of Arts and Christian Pastor V David for his remarks on the Ganesh Chaturthi procession. The police took action after a complaint filed by Hindu Munnani, a Tamil Nadu-based religious and cultural organization. ..

Threat of radical Islam cannot be left unchecked, says UK's ex-PM

In a speech at the London think tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) to mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US in 2001, Tony Blair, the former UK Prime Minister and founder of the Institute for Global Change, warned that the recent Taliban takeover in Afghanistan is a warning that the threat of radical Islam cannot be left unchecked. ..

Police arrest a Christian pastor for raping a woman working in his church

Christian Pastor Sadu Chinna Venkateshwarlu alias Joseph has been arrested by Rachakonda Police, Hyderabad, on charges of raping a woman. He had allegedly raped the 24-year-old victim in January 2020 at Shamshabad and subsequently at his home and other places on multiple occasions. He had also promised to marry her but failed to do so. ..

Mullahs are greater than PhD holders, says Taliban Education Minister

Sheikh Molvi Noorullah Munir, Taliban's Minister of Education, said that PhD and Master's degrees are not valuable as mullahs don't have them, and yet they are 'the greatest of all'...

Hindu youths left Ganesh procession to help a Christian family

Hindu youths in Karnataka left the Ganesh procession to help a Christian family. A person belonging to a Christian family called a youth, the local leader of a Hindu organization, for emergency medical help. ..

Temples closed for Hindus, but Christians offer prayers in Mumbai

In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, Uddhav Thackery led Maharashtra Government has closed down all temples during festival time. However, people have raised questions after Christians offered prayers at the Mount Mary Church in Mumbai...

Puri temple to remain open for devotees on Saturdays from Sept 13

The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on 8 September released a fresh Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), and announced that the temple will be open on Saturdays also...

Pastor who denied the pandemic was real, hospitalized with COVID-19

Fred Lowry, a senior pastor at the Deltona Lakes Baptist Church and a Florida councilman who denied the Coronavirus pandemic was real, has been hospitalized with COVID-19. ..

Bishop resigns after falling in love

Spanish Bishop Xavier Novell resigned from his services for falling in love with a woman. Novell's decision to resign took the Roman Catholic Church by surprise. He was seen as the 'rising star' of the Catholic Church in the country. In fact, he even met the Vatican officials and the Pope several times. ..

Pakistan bans wearing of jeans & T-shirts in institutes, calls it against Islam

Pakistani newspaper Dawn reported that the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) asked female teachers not to wear jeans and tights and banned their male counterparts from wearing jeans and T-shirts...

Sabarimala Temple opens virtual bookings

In the major development, The Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) has informed that Sabarimala pilgrims planning to visit the famous temple during its five-day season beginning on September 17 can schedule their visit from September 8...

Pak appoints non-Sikh as CEO of Kartapur Corridor unit

Pakistan has appointed a non-Sikh as the top executive for the management of the Kartarpur Gurdwara corridor. As per official sources, the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) of Pakistan officially constituted the Project Management Unit (PMU) for the corridor and appointed Mohammad Latif as its CEO...

PM Modi extends greetings for Parkash Purab of Guru Granth Sahib

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended greetings during the celebration of the Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, and said its principles lay emphasis on compassion, justice and equality...

Conflict in two minority communities over a new type of Jihad

Christian Priest Bishop Mar Joseph Kallarangatt of the Syro Malabar Church Pala diocese has raised concern over narcotics jihad. He alleged that after love jihad, Catholic girls in Kerala are also becoming victims of 'narcotic Jihad...

‘Sikh Sangat Brotherhood' thanks PM Modi for bringing forms of Sri Guru Granth Sahib from Afghanistan

The Sikh Brotherhood thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Central Government through State President Arun Sood in the presence of Bharatiya Janata Party's National Spokesperson RP Singh. ..

Sikh devotees pay respect on 417th anniversary of installation of Guru Granth Sahib

Sikh devotees pay respect on the eve of the 417th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib, at the Golden Temple decorated with flowers, in Amritsar on September 06...

Ram temple foundation to be ready by October, 'garbhagriha' by Dec 2023: VHP

A leader of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) said that the foundation of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple in Ayodhya will be completed by the end of September or the first week of October 2021. ..

Karnataka Govt allows 5-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations with strict Covid protocols

Karnataka's Government has allowed its people to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi for five days beginning September 10 in those districts where the COVID-19 test positivity rate is below two percent. ..

Christian pastor claims villagers beat him over forced conversion allegations

A Christian pastor has claimed that he was beaten by an angry mob over forced religious conversion allegations. The incident took place in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The pastor has been identified as Harish Sahu. ..

Residents file a complaint against a woman for teaching Islam in anganwadi

Villagers filed a complaint with the Vadodara Police, Gujarat, after they found books on Islam inside the anganwadi. After the complaint, the police started the investigation. However, in the primary investigation, police found that these Islamic books were belonging to the anganwadi teacher. ..

IRCTC launches 17-day Shri Ramayan Yatra

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched Shri Ramayana Yatra via a deluxe AC tourist train to promote religious tourism in India. The tour will be completed in 17 days. ..

Crisis in Syro-Malabar Church rises over liturgical practices

Christians associated with the Syro-Malabar Church and priests have started protesting against the Church synod’s attempt to implement a uniform code over traditional liturgical practices in the church. ..

UP Crime Branch to investigate the case of Church Society accused of grabbing Rs. 10.42 crores

The Uttar Pradesh Police has formed a special team to investigate the allegations on St Mary's Orthodox Syrian Church Society in Kanpur. According to the complaint, the Church society has grabbed Rs. 10.42 crores. ..

Members of Islamic organizations urge non-Muslim women to wear Hijab

Some viral images on social media claimed that members of Muslim organizations distributed pamphlets urging non-Muslim women to wear Hijab. Many Muslim women have been boycotted wearing Hijab in several Muslim nations so far. They have faced punishment; some of them left the country also...

Police arrests priest who stole valuables worth over ₹10 lakh from Jain temple

The Vashi police have arrested a differently-abled man for stealing valuables worth over ₹10 lakh from a Jain temple, where he was serving as an assistant priest for the past 10 years. When the temple trustee opened the locker on August 29, he found the valuables missing...

Intelligence agencies claim terrorists can target Jewish sites again

Indian intelligence agencies have issued a country-wide terror alert ahead of the Jewish holidays in September. The alert has been conveyed to all police heads in the country for the safety and security of Jew people. It clearly mentioned that Jew people are on the hit list of a terror organization..

Idol, ornaments worth ₹6 lakh stolen from temple in Kalkaji

Unidentified burglars stolen silver idols and ornaments weighing around 9kg and worth around ₹6 lakh from Shri Raghunath Mandir located in south Delhi’s Kalkaji...

Digambar Jain temple's donation boxes and silver Chadhava stolen

With thefts continuing in Jabalpur, thieves have stolen donation boxes and silver Chadhava of Digambar Jain temple here. The police have registered a case against the theft and the investigation is going on...

1,200-year-old Goddess Durga Idol found from river bed in Jammu & Kashmir

A nearly 1,200-year-old sculpture of Goddess Durga was found in Jammu and Kashmir by the local police. The sculpture was found from the Jhelum River in Budgam district’s Khan Sahib...

Nearly 180 believers infected with Covid-19 after Church camp

Covid-19 cases have been increased in the USA. However, people are not following the guidelines to restrict the spread of the virus. Nearly 180 Christians have been found infected with Covid-19 after attending the religious camp organized by the church in Illinois State..

UP Police arrests a Christian missionary on conversion allegations

Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a Christian missionary after a resident filed a complaint against him in Azamgarh. Many residents have informed the police earlier regarding the illegal religious activities conducted by the missionary. However, after the complaint, they took action...

Popular Buddhist pilgrimage site 'Mahabodhi Temple' reopens after months of COVID-19 shutdown

India's popular Buddhist pilgrimage site, the Mahabodhi Temple or the Mahabodhi Mahavihar has been re-opened from August 27 after being shut down for months due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Mahabodhi Temple, which was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2002, was shut down in April to curb the spread of the virus...

Police arrest Church of South India followers over pastorate council election issue

Kerala Police has arrested fifteen people attached to the Church of South India (CSI) Thoothukudi Nazareth diocese for blocking roads in front of diocesan offices at Caldwell school. The members protested the third phase of the election for the pastorate council. ..

Plea to set up National Buddhist Heritage Board

In a letter addressed to Union Minister G. Kishan Reddy, Buddhavanam project special officer Mallepalli Laxmaiah said there were hundreds of Buddhist sites and monuments dotting many States, indicating the country’s Buddhist legacy...

Pak gurdwara committee marks Guru Granth Sahib's first installation

Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) took out a nagar kirtan procession to mark the first installation of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in Golden Temple...

UP Conversion racket: Suspects received Rs 60 Cr from Dubai through ‘hawala’

After the arrest of Umar Gautam, who had converted more than a thousand innocent people to Islam, police have arrested many other suspects in connection with the case. A similar case has also been registered in Gujarat. ..

People carry out a protest against religious conversion in Jharkhand

After reportedly converting over two hundred innocent villagers, other villagers have protested to oppose it. Due to this protest, the converted villagers started reconverting to their original faith in Hazaribagh...

Pak Administration demolishes three churches in Karachi

The administration allegedly demolished three of the four churches along Karachi's Gujjar Nullah during an anti-encroachment drive. The incident happened just after Sunday's service at the St Joseph's Catholic Church at Gujjar Nullah, the Pakistani newspaper Dawn reported. ..

Man converted to Christianity in Jharkhand returns to Hindu faith

A Hindu man, who was converted to Christianity by a Christian missionary after temptation, has reconverted to the original faith in Hazaribagh District in Jharkhand. As per Vedic ritual, he has embraced Hindu religion and removed a locket having cross. ..

Gujarat Police arrests a suspect in religious conversion racket

Gujarat Police arrested a youth from Tanda town of Rampur in Gujarat. Uttar Pradesh Police earlier interrogated the accused in connection with Maulana Umar Gautam, who has been accused of converting more than a thousand non-Muslims to Islam across the country. ..

Halal Crypto to launch soon in India for Muslim population

The world's first halal DeFi ecosystem MRHB DeFi has decided to collaborate with leading Indian cryptocurrency trading platform Coinsbit to bring crypto-asset opportunities to India's huge population of 200 million Muslims. ..

Case filed against a missionary for forced conversion attempt

Uttar Pradesh Police has registered a case against a suspect over forced conversion allegations. The case has been registered by a brother-in-law of the accused. The incident took place in Kushinagar, District...

Pope replaces bishop accused in sexual misconduct

An Australian bishop has been replaced by Pope Francis amidst a Vatican investigation. The Vatican said Francis accepted Bishop Christopher Alan Saunders' resignation as head of the Broome diocese in Western Australia. ..

Muslim nations refuse to accept Afghan Muslims as refugee

Excluding Iran, all other major Muslim nations have denied accepting persecuted Muslims from Afghanistan. Big members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), including Pakistan, have simply refused to accept Muslim refugees from Afghanistan...

Devotees celebrate Janmashtami in Srinagar, organizes Jhanki Yatra

On the occasion of Shri Krishna Janamashtami, devotees of ISKCON Temple at Tanki Pora Habba Kadal organized Jhanki Yatra near Clock Tower in Lal Chowk Srinagar...

Scientists claim Roman Catholics in western India are genetically close to Gaur Saraswat Brahmins

A study conducted by scientists of the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad and Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences (BSIP) in Lucknow and other two institutes claimed that the majority of the Roman Catholic population in Goa and Mangalore regions of the country are genetically close to early lineage of Gaur Saraswat community. ..

Taliban prohibits men from teaching girls, calls it against Islam

After imposing a ban on co-education, the Taliban has decided to prohibit men from teaching girls. According to them, it is against Islam. Local media reports mentioned that this comes as the Islamic fundamentalist terror outfit has named Shaikh Abdulbaqi Haqqani as acting minister of higher education in Afghanistan...

Taliban kills folk musician as music forbidden in Islam

Afghan's folk singer Fawad Andarabi has been killed by the Taliban fighter in northeastern Baghlan province. According to Afghan journalists' reports on social media, Fawad Andarabi was dragged out of his home in Kishnabad village and shot dead...

NCPCR seeks action against Christian Pastor Prophet Bajinder Singh

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) wrote a letter to Mandip Singh Brar, Deputy Commissioner of Chandigarh, seeking action against a Christian Pastor named Prophet Bajinder Singh, who was seen using a minor boy for carrying out unusual superstition activity...

Jain temple organizes vaccination camps for teachers

The Suparaswanath Jain Temple organized a vaccination camp in Coimbatore. A release from the temple management said that it received 700 Covishield and 100 Covaxin doses to organize the camp...

Idol of Bharat Mata installed in Gandhinagar

The idol of Bharat Mata – the goddess seated on a lion with the map of India in the background and holding a saffron flag - was installed at the temple. "Bharat Mata belongs to all. She is not resident goddess of any particular community or caste. Perhaps this is the first temple of its kind that I have seen," Deputy CM Nitin Patel said...

Pak cricketer advises girls to live life according to principles of Islam

Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi has advised girls to live their lives according to the principles of Islam. Afridi was invited to visit the college by its Principal Brigadier (Retd) Dr Muhammad Amin. Afridi was accompanied by members of the Tablighi Jamaat as well during his trip to the college...

MP Police arrests youth over forced conversion allegations

Madhya Pradesh Police has arrested a Muslim youth accused of forcing a college student to convert to Islam and get married to him. A complaint was lodged by the student and her family with the police. The accused has been identified as Salman...

Father of a child pretends self as Hindu and traps a Hindu girl in love

A Muslim man pretended himself as Hindu and trapped a Hindu girl in love. The incident took place in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. The accused has been identified as Irshad aka Shaukat Khan, who introduced himself as Rishabh to the victim. The accused is the father of one child...

Conflicts within Muslims: Sufi leader claims Taliban does not represent Islam

Top Bangladeshi Sufi leader Syed Tayabul Bashar Maizbhandary has said that "Taliban doesn't represent Islam" and "scholars need to make it loud and clear". Maizbhandary said, "Anyone who sees what is happening in Afghanistan and the rise of Taliban as the revival of Islam, they are absolutely wrong, perspective is wrong and nothing to do with Islam."..

Bahai citizen arrested for administrating Bahai organization in Iran

Ali Ahmadi, a Baha’i citizen living in Ghaemshahr, was arrested on August 26 and transferred to Ghaemshahr Prison to begin a 1-year sentence. Mr Ahmadi was arrested by Iranian Police on October 23, 2018, and transferred to solitary confinement in the Kachuei Detention Center in Sari. He was released on bail on January 2, 2019...

Amazon web service disables Islamic fundamentalist website

US-based Amazon Web Service Company (AWS) disabled a website used by a propaganda arm of Daesh after reports suggested that the Islamic terrorist group has been using the company's web technology to promote Islamic fundamentalist content...

Five men abduct and attempt to convert a Dalit girl to Islam

An FIR has been registered against five Muslim men in Moradabad District in Uttar Pradesh after a complaint filed by girl's family. A 20-year-old girl from a SC (Scheduled Class) community was abducted and forced to change her religion to Islam. ..

Muslim man arrested for raping and converting Hindu girls by disguising as ‘Tantrik’

The Uttar Pradesh police have arrested a Muslim man after several allegations of forced religious conversion of Hindu girls. The accused has been identified as Sayyed Nizam, from Badaun District, Uttar Pradesh. ..

Man uses fake identity, later forces her to convert to Islam

Uttar Pradesh Police has registered a case against a Muslim man after forced conversion allegations by a Hindu woman. She alleged that the accused introduced himself as Hindu, made a relationship with her, and later forced her to convert to Islam...

Taliban bans music in public places, claims it is forbidden in Islam

After capturing Afghanistan, the Taliban had started imposing restrictions provided in the Sharia Law. Now, the Taliban has imposed a ban on playing music in public places. According to them, it is forbidden in Islam. During their previous rule, cassette tapes and music systems were destroyed...

Puri's Shree Jagannath Temple to set up 'Adarsh Gurukul'

In the major development, Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri is going to set up the 'Adarsh Gurukul' in the pilgrim town for the overall development of students at an initial estimated investment of Rs 20 crore. ..

Report claims missionaries converted ten thousand people in three years in Bihar

A report published by Dr Rahul Kumar on Dainik Jagaran claimed that nearly ten thousand innocent people were converted to Christianity by Christian missionaries in Banka District, Bihar. The district is one of the most backward districts in Bihar. ..

UP conversion racket: Charitable trust's funds divert to the conversion of non-Muslims

Gujarat Police have reached Uttar Pradesh (UP) to arrest two persons allegedly involved in diverting charitable trust's funds for illegal religious conversions. Police officials said that it is also found that the funds were also diverted to provide legal help to anti-CAA protestors and those arrested in Delhi communal riots...

'Sukran ki Ardaas' offered after safe arrival of 3 Swaroops of Guru Granth Sahib from Afghanistan

'Sukran ki Ardaas' was offered at Gurudwara Arjun Dev Ji in New Mahavir Nagar in New Delhi. This came after three 'Swaroops' of Sikh Holy book Shri Guru Granth Sahib were brought from Afghanistan where Taliban has seized power...

HC seeks Govt’s response on plea seeking introduction of Islamic banking in J&K

The High Court has granted the Government additional time to file a response to the plea seeking the introduction of Islamic Banking in Jammu and Kashmir. A division bench of Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Sanjay Dhar granted the time during the hearing...

Abdul introduces himself as Hindu, marries four women to convert them into Islam

Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a Muslim youth named Abdul, who introduced himself as Vicky and Anil, married four Hindu women, and later pressured them to convert to Islam. The accused also threatened to kill them if they refused to convert to Islam. The incident took place in the Meerut district. ..

The memorial of Sikh, Muslim and Hindu people vandalized in Canada

Unknown people have vandalized the Komagata Maru Memorial in Vancouver. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called it a “despicable act of hate.” The memorial, which acknowledges the 376 Sikh, Muslim and Hindu people aboard a ship in 1914 who were denied entry to Canada, was defaced with white paint and handprints...

Sixteen Muslims, including MBBS student, teacher & a journalist arrested for pro-Taliban slogans

Assam Police have arrested sixteen Muslims for allegedly supporting the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan on social media. Many of them are well educated. The sixteen arrested include a 23-year-old MBBS student, a constable with the Assam Police, a teacher and a journalist. ..

Renovation of Gurdwara Shaheed Bunga begins in Golden Temple

The renovation of Gurdwara Shaheed Bunga, a memorial of Shaheed Baba Deep Singh located in the Golden Temple was started after the bhog (culmination) of Sri Akhand Path...

Gurgaon bishop dies while taking treatment for Covid-19

Bishop Jacob Mar Barnabas, the first bishop of the Diocese of Gurgaon, has been died while taking treatment for Covid-19. He was earlier admitted to the Holy Family Hospital after contracting COVID-19 and then shifted to a private facility in Gurgaon...

Six-month imprisonment to Muslim youth under Atrocity Act for teasing minor Hindu girl

A Muslim youth has been imprisoned for six months for teasing a minor Hindu girl belonging to the backword community. The incident took place in Osmanabad, Maharashtra...

Report: Missionaries convert 500 people to Christianity in Bihar in a year

Christian missionaries have converted nearly five hundred people in Gaya and Saran towns in Bihar. A Dainik Jagaran report claimed that according to their sources, Christian missionaries have been converting villagers for the last one year by giving temptation. ..

Tribal people protest over conversion activities of Christian missionaries in Chhattisgarh

Tribal people in the Bhilai city in Chhattisgarh protested over the conversion activities of Christian missionaries. The protest was conducted as many tribal families of Bhilai were converted by Christian missionaries on August 3...

Police arrest a man for sexually abusing & converting a Hindu girl to Islam

Madhya Pradesh Police arrested a Muslim man who sexually abused and converted a Hindu girl to Islam forcibly. The man has been identified as Ibrahim Khan. The accused sexually harassed a married woman for eight years...

Patna's Mahavir Temple reopens after Govt allows reopening of religious places

After the State Government's relaxations, Patna's Mahavir Temple has re-opened its gates for devotees. Following the development, many people made their way to the Mahavir Temple...

"Non-Muslims must pay extra tax if they want to live in Afghanistan", says Islamic scholar

Britain's most fanatical hate preacher came up with a shocking statement. The 54-year-old Anjem Choudary urged the Taliban that non-Muslims residing in Afghanistan must pay a tax called "jizya", also known as "infidel tax"...

SGPC to print Guru Granth Sahib’s 'saroops' abroad

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to set up presses abroad to print 'saroops', copies of the Sikh holy book Guru Granth Sahib. The apex gurdwara body will also arrange for sending the holy 'saroops' of Sikhs holy book with due respect and 'maryada' (code of conduct) by road to different states in the country. ..

Mosque teacher jailed for a year for showing porn to student

A special court in Mumbai has convicted a 30-year-old madrassa teacher under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The victim was five years old at the time of the incident (August 30, 2016). ..

"According to Taliban, English learning is against Islam," says Afghan refugee in India

Anjam Ahmad Khan, a 28-year-old Afghan refugee, said that the Taliban opposed English learning. According to them, it is against Islam. Khan lived with his wife and three children in Delhi as a refugee...

Vatican confirms Polish archbishop concealed child sexual abuse

The Vatican has sanctioned a retired Polish archbishop for covering up child sexual abuse. The case against Marian Golebiewski, 83, is just the latest sexual abuse scandal to hit the Catholic Church in the predominantly Catholic EU member State, AFP reported...

Public pressure forces Congress-led Chhattisgarh Govt to work on conversion threat to tribals

After public pressure and several complaints, Congress-led Chhattisgarh Government initiated some schemes to prevent the religious conversion of tribal people to the Christian religion. The State Government has started annual funding of Hindu temples. ..

Olympic silver medalist Ravi Dahiya performs Jalabhishek at Shiva Temple

Olympic silver medalist champion Ravi Dahiya performed the ‘Jalabhishek’ of the Shivling at a Shiva temple after returning home from Tokyo Olympics. ..