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Pakistani model poses 'bareheaded' in front of Kartarpur Gurudwara; hurts sentiments of Sikh community

A Pakistani model has stirred up a storm on social media after she posed in front of Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara in Shakargarh, Narowal District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ..

Lok Sabha MP demands ban on Raza Academy

In Parliament, Member of Parliament (MP) Manoj Kotak demanded a ban on a controversial Islamic Mumbai based organization named Raza Academy. ..

Delhi Government to provide free pilgrimage to Katarpur Sahib, Velankanni in January

According to a statement by the Office of the Minister of Revenue, Kartarpur Sahib in the Punjab province of Pakistan and Velankanni in Tamil Nadu were added to the "Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojna" after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's announcement...

Hindus & Sikhs protest outside controversial Pastor Bajinder Singh's program

Members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad VHP protested against Pastor Bajinder Singh’s Healing Crusade program in Moga, Punjab. The protesters have barred many guests, including Chief Minister Channi, from attending the programme...

Karnataka Govt strengthens security in Murudeshwar after ISIS posts morphed image of Lord Shiva idol

The Karnataka Government has strengthened security in Murudeshwar, in Uttara Kannada district, after an online magazine of the terrorist organisation ISIS published a morphed image of a Lord Shiva idol with a threat message...

Applications for 2nd batch of Buddhism course invited

After the desired response to the maiden batch of the short course in Buddhism, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (BAMU) has invited applications for the second batch. ..

Kuldip Singh Wadala’s portrait to come up at Golden Temple museum

As a mark of respect for his tireless efforts on getting the Kartarpur corridor opened, it has now been decided that the portrait of Jathedar Kuldip Singh Wadala, Ex-General Secretary of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, will be installed in the museum of the Golden Temple in Amritsar...

Two-day monastic festival 'Thiksey Gustor' concludes

The two-day monastic festival popularly known as 'Thiksey Gustor' concluded in Leh district of Ladakh. The festival started with a grand religious ceremony attended by monks of the monastery and hundreds of devotees. ..

Tourist footfall to Bodh Gaya likely to increase soon: Vietnam Ambassador

Vietnam’s Ambassador to India, Pham Sanh Chau, has expressed hope that footfall of domestic and international tourists to Bihar’s Bodh Gaya will increase soon. ..

India-Sri Lanka cultural relations to get boost by 'Ramayana Trail in Lanka' initiative

Indo-Sri Lankan cultural relations will get a re-boost with the "spiritual tourism" efforts as a part of the Ramayana heritage tourism. ..

Golden Temple in Amritsar Illuminated On Guru Nanak Jayanti

The Golden Temple was illuminated on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. Devotees were seen offering prayers at the Gurudwara, where they also lit lamps on this occasion. A display of fireworks also took place at the Gurudwara...

Dalai Lama writes to Andhra CM, expresses grief over deaths due to floods

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has written to the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, expressing grief over the death of people in floods there. ..

Complaint filed for attempt to convert Hindus to Christianity in Assam

A group of local people lodged a complaint against two missionaries for attempting to convert Hindus to Christianity. The incident took place in Silchar Assam. The accused have been identified as Nitu Goala and Shirsha Bagdi. Both women are local residents...

Mahasabha to launch reconversion drive for Veerashaiva-Lingayat community in Karnataka

The Akhila Bharatha Veerashaiva Mahasabha has decided to launch a reconversion drive for community members. Akhila Bharatha Veerashaiva Mahasabha is the highest decision-making body for the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community. ..

Muslim body opposes Uniform Civil Code, demands anti-blasphemy law

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board opposed Uniform Civil Code and demanded the enactment of an anti-blasphemy law to punish those who show disrespect to Prophet Muhammad and "holy religious figures". ..

Tirumala temple shut for devotees as flood causes landslides on ghats

The Sri Venkateswara temple atop Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district was closed for devotees, following unprecedented heavy rainfall in the temple town. ..

Amritsar: Devotees throng Golden Temple on Guru Nanak Jayanti

On the occasion of the 552nd birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev, devotees took a dip in the holy pond and offered prayers at the Golden Temple in Amritsar...

Punjab CM-led group offers prayers at Kartarpur Gurdwara

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi along with some of his Cabinet Ministers offered prayers at the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan after travelling through the visa-free Kartarpur corridor that reopened for pilgrims after a gap of 20 months...

Police arrest Christian Pastor for sexually abusing minor girls

Andhra Pradesh Police has arrested a Christian pastor for allegedly sexually harassing two minor girls in the Church premises. Both the girls belonged to Scheduled Cast. The incident took place in Chatthiveedu Gramam Chagallamarri Mandal in Kurnool District...

American Church gives three million dollars to build churches in India

Austin Ridge Bible Church, an American church, has given three million dollars to help build churches in India in 2021. Austin American-Statesman sports columnist Kirk Bohls has written about the donation on his social media profile. However, he has not mentioned the name to whom in India; the Church donated such a huge amount. ..

Jamat-e-Islami Chief calls for implementation of Sharia law

Jamat-e-Islami Chief Sirajul Haq called for the implementation of Sharia law in Pakistan. Haq said that the secular parties wanted to destroy the ideological identity of the country...

After selective killings, Kashmiri Pandit employees demand additional provisions for their safety

After the selective killings of Kashmiri Pandits by Islamic terrorists in Kashmir, the minority Hindu Kashmiri Pandit employees have demanded additional provisions for their safety. The Kashmiri Pandits have been under fear since the killings of four minority Hindus in three days in October 2021. ..

Case registered for illegal conversion of over 100 tribals to Islam

Police filed FIR against nine suspects for the unlawful conversion over 100 tribal Hindus to Islam. The incident took place in Bharuch, Gujarat. The tribals were from Vasava Hindu community...

Vaccine hesitancy observed in Muslim-dominated areas

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that Vaccine hesitancy has been seen in Muslim-dominated areas across the State. He further said that the ministry would take the help of Bollywood Actor Salman Khan to spread awareness about the Covid-19 vaccination within the Muslim community...

Govt reopens Kartarpur corridor

Ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev on November 19, Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that the Central Government has decided to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib corridor from November 17...

India likely to reopen Kartarpur corridor

India is considering reopening the Kartarpur corridor ahead of Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab on November 19. Notably, Gurupurab is the birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru and founder of Sikhism - Guru Nanak. ..

Sabarimala's Lord Ayyappa Temple opens for Mandalam-Makaravilakku festival

The doors of Lord Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala opened on 15 November, for pilgrims to mark the beginning of a two-month-long annual Mandalam-Makaravilakku festival, November 16. ..

Sikhs in Kashmir Valley commence week-long celebrations of Guru Nanak Jayanti with 'nagar kirtan'

The Sikh community in the Kashmir valley began week-long celebrations with a 'nagar kirtan' or religious procession in Srinagar ahead of the 552nd birth anniversary of Sikh faith's founder, Guru Nanak Dev...

Sikhs across twin cities plan grand procession to mark Prakash Utsav

Ahead of the 552nd Prakash Utsav — birth celebration of Guru Nanak, the preparation for festivities have started that will continue till November 19. Every year, the community comes together to celebrate the saint’s birthday that kicks off with a grand holy procession from Secunderabad Sahib Gurudwara. ..

Police arrest Muslim husband over the mysterious death of his Hindu wife

People in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, have raised a question on the death of a Hindu woman who married a Muslim man a year ago. People gathered outside the police station after the victim's family filed a complaint against her husband. ..

Muslim protests turn violent, two cops injured in Maharashtra

Muslim mod took out protest rallies across the Maharashtra which turned violent in several places. In Nanded, stones were pelted at police vans and two police personnel sustained injuries at Deglur Naka and Shivaji Nagar. ..

SGPC sends ration to 1,830 Sikligar Sikh families in Rajasthan

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) dispatched a large quantity of ration to help 1830 needy Sikligar Sikh families living in Rajasthan...

Pakistan High Commission issues 3,000 visas to Indian Sikh pilgrims

The Pakistan High Commission on November 12 said it has issued around 3,000 visas to Indian Sikh pilgrims on the eve of the 552nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of the Sikh religion...

Balaji temple in Jammu to be ready in 18 months

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams will complete the construction of Lord Balaji Mandir at Jammu within the next 18 months, according to trust chairman Y V Subba Reddy...

Over 1500 Indian pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Corridor on the occasion of Guru Nanak Gurpurab

In light of the sentiments associated with the religious festival, 1500 Indian pilgrims will soon visit Pakistan in view of the upcoming occasion of Guru Nanak Gurpurab. The Ministry of External Affairs said that from November 17 to 26, the pilgrims will visit the bordering nations through Atari-Wagah Integrated Check Post. ..

Man working in Church cheats women visiting for prayers, makes false promises of marriage to keep physical relationship

Williams, a piano player in a church, cheated several women who visited for prayers. He promised to marry them and developed a physical relationship later. The incident happened in Nalgonda District in Andhra Pradesh. The incident came to light after his first wife approached the police and lodged a complaint against him...

Catholic Church to sell the property to compensate abuse victims

France's Catholic Church said that it would sell real estate and, if needed, the Church will take loans to set up a fund to compensate thousands of people sexually abused by Church clergy. The decision was taken after a major investigation found in October 2021 that French clerics sexually abused more than 200,000 children over the past 70 years...

Bodh Mahotsav expected to be organized this year

The annual Bodh Mahotsav is expected to be jointly organized by the Gaya district administration and the state tourism department this year. ..

‘Ashtadhatu’ idol of Goddess Sita stolen from temple

The ancient ‘Ashtadhatu’ idol of Goddess Sita and other brass idols including Lord Ram and Lakshman were stolen from Thakurdwara temple in Maharajpur’s Kamalpur...

Jain school inaugurated in Mahavir Jain temple

Bhagwan Mahavir Digambar Jain Pathshala was inaugurated in the presence of Acharya Vibhav Sagar Maharaj Sangha in the Shri Mahavir Swami Jain Temple. During the inauguration, Vinod Kumar Indermal Patwa distributed the stationery material to the students in the school. ..

Hyd-based Mahavir Jain Trust offers dialysis at Rs. 300

The Bhagwan Mahavir Jain Relief Foundation Trust (MBJRFT) has been offering dialysis at Rs. 300 as against Rs. 1,200 to Rs. 3,000 charged in corporate hospitals. This initiative was taken up as the mission by P.C Parekh and his 16 Jain friends in 2009. ..

Residents file a complaint on conversion activities; police initiate an investigation

In Jaipur, Rajasthan, residents have filed a written complaint in the police and highlighted the religious conversion of poor people through prayer meetings. The prayer meeting was arranged in the night in Jaipur’s Goverdhan Nagar area. ..

Pakistan's Chief Justice inaugurates rebuilt Hindu temple destroyed by radical Islamists

A century-old Hindu temple, which was vandalized and set on fire by an irate mob of radical Islamists in northwest Pakistan December 2020, has been opened to devotees by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed who had ordered authorities to reconstruct it. ..

Punjab CM urges PM Modi to reopen Kartarpur Corridor ahead of Gurpurab

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor, ahead of the Prakash Purab (birth anniversary) of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev...

Startup launched to sell 'Halal' products dedicatedly

A startup has been launched to sell Halal products dedicatedly in Indonesia. "Halal" is a term used for consumables permitted under Islam as per Sharia Law. These products are totally manufactured, delivered by Muslims only. ..

Religion changed, but culture persisted

In Bihar, it has been reported that many Muslim women performed Chhath Puja on the banks of rivers. According to the report, several Muslim women have kept fast and performed Chhath Puja along with Hindu women. ..

Man tries to convert people by claiming he will cure disease, police initiate investigation

A man in Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, has been booked after religious conversion allegations. The villagers claimed that the man was converting by claiming to cure diseases. Police reached the site and stopped the prayer meeting. The villagers told the police that the man tried to convert more than a hundred villagers by fraud...

People stage protests outside the Christian school for insulting Ramayana

People have gathered outside Christian School named St. Mary’s Public School and recited Ramcharitmanas as a means of peaceful protest after a video of funny drama insulting Hindu sentiments surfaced on social media. ..

UK PM, Home Secretary Priti Patel visits Shri Swaminarayan Mandir for Diwali celebration

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Secretary of State for the Home Department, Priti Patel, visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in North London and celebrated the vibrant Hindu festival of Diwali with worshippers and members of the local community...

Idol of Goddess Annapurna Devi retrieved from Canada will be placed in Varanasi on Nov 15

An 18th-century idol of Goddess Annapurna, stolen from Varanasi about 100 years ago and retrieved from Canada recently, will finally be placed in the Kashi Vishwanath Temple on November 15...

Five families return to the Hindu faith after eighteen years in UP

Five Muslim families returned to the Hindu faith in the Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh. They had converted to Islam under the pressure of local Muslims and survived for eighteen years. ..

Video of funny drama on Ramayana in Christian school surfaces, principal issues apology

The Principal of a Catholic Christian school issued an apology after a video of funny drama on Ramayana went viral on social media. In the video, it has been seen that some students have worn costumes representing Lord Rama, Sita, and Ravana and more than hundred students along with school staff members making fun on drama. The school has been identified as St Mary's Public School, Chandigarh. ..

French Catholic Church finally accepts responsibility for thousands of child abuses cases

The public penance seeking took place a day after France bishops finally formally accepted that the Catholic Church bore "institutional responsibility" in many thousand child abuses that took place over decades. The accountability harked back to the 1950s, affecting some 3 lakh minors. The incidents came to the forefront after an independent report was released last month (October 2021), which spoke of the "veil of silence" spread over the scandal. The report also claimed that the crimes were covered ..

ATS arrests Maulana Umar Gautam's son in connection with religious conversion racket

Uttar Pradesh's Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested Maulana Umar Gautam's son Abdullah in connection with unlawful religious conversion activities across the country. ATS said that Gautam was earlier arrested along with his accomplice for allegedly being part of a nationwide religious conversion racket. Earlier in September 2021, UP ATS has arrested Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui, a resident of Muzaffarnagar, in connection with India's largest religious conversion syndicate busted by the ATS, the police ..

Activists expose a missionary converting innocent people on the pretext of prayers

In Belgaum, Karnataka, protesters have called the police and alleged that a Christian missionary converted as many as 200 Hindu people to Christianity on the pretext of mass prayers. ..

'Great pride for UP that it has maximum no. of sites associated with Buddhist faith': CM Yogi to SL envoy

Sri Lankan high commissioner Milinda Moragoda and chief minister Yogi Adityanath discussed bilateral relations, especially UP. The CM said that India and Sri Lanka have shared old cultural relations and the location of Ramayana era sites in Sri Lanka especially deepen the connect with UP. ..

Sikhs perform ‘seva’ of Nishan Sahib flag at Gurudwara

To mark the occasion of ‘Bandi Chhor Diwas’, members of Sikh community performed seva of Nishan Sahib flag at Gwarighat Gurudwara. The family members of Sardar Gurmeet Singh Bhamrah and Khalsa sevaks of Premnagar Jatha were involved in seva of Nishant Sahib Flag...

Indonesian fishermen discover treasure worth billions including life-size statue of Buddha

Fishermen in Indonesia might have finally discovered the infamous Indonesian kingdom renowned for its golden treasures on Sumatra, also known as the Island of Gold...

Golden Temple gets 525 kW solar plant

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhal Committee president Bibi Jagir Kaur inaugurated a solar power plant at the Golden Temple. She said the solar energy would not only be environment-friendly, but would bring financial benefit too...

300 Buddhist monks participate in robe offering ceremony

Around 300 Buddhist monks participated in the robe offering ceremony organized by the Bodh Gaya Temple Management Committee (BTMC) on the campus of world heritage Mahabodhi Mahavihara...

Hindus urge Church of Norway to “wholeheartedly” speak-up against Norway’s continuing oil-drilling

As Norway has reportedly affirmed its commitment to continued oil-gas exploration, Hindus are urging its majority church—Church of Norway; whose Vision is “More heaven on earth”; to take a strong and passionate stand against this heavily polluting fossil fuel extraction...

"To be Hindu in Italy is not easy," says Svamini Hamsananda Giri

In his tour to Italy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with several Indian origin Italian people. One lady's video got viral in which she shared her interaction with PM Modi. She said that to be a Hindu in Italy is not easy but it was great honor for us as Hindu minority in Italy. ..

Tax inspector traps a girl in love, later forces her to convert to Islam

A woman has alleged that a Tax Inspector raped her and forced her to convert to Islam. The incident took place in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. On the victim's complaint, the police have filed a case against the accused and started the investigation...

ASI unearths remains of ancient temple near Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar

In the major development, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) team on October 27, unearthed the remains of an ancient temple inside the Suka-Sari temple complex in Bhubaneswar. The temple is said to be a 10th-century shrine...

Bangladesh violence: ISKCON devotees hold protest in Karnataka's Dharwad

Condemning the atrocities inflicted upon the Hindu minority community by Muslim mobs in Bangladesh, followers of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) held a peaceful march outside the District Collector's office in Dharwad city...

Muslim parents kill their daughter's Hindu boyfriend in Karnataka

Parents of a Muslim girl abducted and killed her boyfriend because he was Hindu. The incident took place in Balaganur village of Sindgi Taluk, Vijaypura District. Police have arrested two persons from the woman's family. ..

Married man pretends self as Hindu, makes intimate videos and converts a girl to Islam forcibly

A married Muslim man pretended himself as Hindu, made a friendship with a Hindu girl and later converted her to Islam forcibly. The incident took place in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. The accused introduced himself as Ankit Thakur. He kept the physical relationship with the victim and also recorded their intimate videos. Later she came to know that his real name was Naseer Ahmad and he was a Muslim. ..

Locals protest against demolition of temple in Srikakulam

Residents staged a protest after officials of Municipal Corporation allegedly demolished a Neelamani Durga Temple in the Pathapatnam area of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, without prior notice...

10,000 Granite stones sent to Ayodhya from Karnataka for construction of Ram temple

The first batch of five trucks carrying granite stones to be laid at the foundation of the Ram temple has been dispatched from Karnataka's Sadahalli village. It will reach Ayodhya in eight days...

Five missionaries arrested over conversion allegations

After a complaint from members of social organizations, police have arrested five Christian missionaries in Mau, Uttar Pradesh. They have been arrested under the Uttar Pradesh Unlawful Religious Conversion Act 2020. ..

Series of Hindu Persecution in Bangladesh

After the 1970 Election, over 30 Lakh Hindus had been killed by the Razakars & Pakistan Army. A significant Hindu population had migrated to India after these killings. Islamists had raped over 2 Lakh women. India sent an army and liberated Bangladesh from Pakistan Army on 26 March 1971, However, the Hindu genocide continued... ..

Poetic tribute to Guru Ramdas at Amritsar's Gurdwara Manji Sahib

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee organised a Kavi Darbar at Gurdwara Manji Sahib, Diwan Hall, Darbar Sahib on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Ramdas...

Coming to India after 141 years, Buddha's relics to return to Sri Lanka on Oct 26

The sacred Buddha's relic will return to Sri Lanka on October 26. This came as the relics were brought to India as a part of the 123-member Sri Lankan delegation led by Cabinet Minister Namal Rajapaksha. They came on the inaugural flight between Colombo and Kushinagar, UP, on October 20. ..

China does not have any right in choosing next Dalai Lama: Head of Tawang monastery

China has no authority to get involved in choosing the next Dalai Lama as it does not believe in religion, said the head of the Tawang monastery in Arunachal Pradesh...

Char Dham Yatra continues in Uttarakhand amid fresh snowfall

Despite the heavy snowfall in the state, Char Dham Yatra continues in Uttarakhand, informed Devasthanam Management Board on October 25...

Indian-American Congressman honors Jain poet Shrimad Rajchandraji

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has honoured the life of the remarkable Jain poet, scholar, religious leader and philosopher Shrimad Rajchandraji in the House of Representatives...

J&K administration issues fresh guidelines for Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrims

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jammu and Kashmir government has issued fresh guidelines to regulate pilgrims at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine. As per the new rules, pilgrims must carry a valid and verifiable RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen Test not older than 72 hours...

HM Amit Shah pays obeisance at Digiana Gurudwara in Jammu

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who is on visit to Jammu and Kashmir paid obeisance at the Digiana Gurudwara here and prayed for peace and prosperity. Flanked by Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and Union Minister Jitendra Singh, Shah visited the gurudwara after addressing a public rally...

PM Mod to visit Rome, likely to meet Pope Francis

Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to leave for Rome a day earlier, to attend the G20 summit on the 30th and 31st of this month (October). The COP26 summit will take place on November 1 in Scotland after the G20 summit...

Kerala approaches SC on minority scholarship allocation dispute

The Kerala Government has approached the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the High Court order quashing the 80:20 ratios in providing minority scholarship to Muslims and Latin/converted Christians. ..

Jain take out protest march against religious conversions in Belagavi

A group of Jains in the Belgaum district of Karnataka took out a rally against the rampant conversions taking place in the region. A large number of people following the Jain religion took out a rally from the Rani Channamma circle to the nearby Deputy Commissioner's office...

Indonesia's former President's daughter discards Islam to embrace Hindu faith

Sukmawati Sukarnoputri, the daughter of Indonesia's former President Sukarno, will undergo the ritual of converting from Islam to Hinduism on October 26, CNN Indonesia reported. A ritual ceremony will be held at the Sukarno Center Heritage Area in Bale Agung Singaraja, Buleleng Regency, Bali. ..

ISKCON Chief slams Bangladesh Govt over attacks on Hindus

ISKCON Bangladesh Chief Charu Chanda Das Brammachari demanded Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to provide security to the minority community here. He has slammed the Bangladesh Government over attacks on Hindus. ..

Hindus urge Washington Concert Opera to discard culturally insensitive opera Lakmé

Hindus have urged Washington Concert Opera (WCO) in Washington DC to withdraw “Lakmé” opera; scheduled for May 22, 2022; which they feel seriously trivializes Hindu religious and other traditions...

Telangana to purchase 125 kg gold from RBI for Yadadri temple

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao informed that the Telangana Government will be buying 125 kg of gold from the Reserve Bank to be used to gold plate the "Vimana Gopuram" of Yadadri, the upcoming integrated temple city. He also announced that the renovated Yadadri temple will be open to the public on March 28, 2022...

Sikh body reaches Canada to discuss saroops’ printing outside India

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has initiated the process to start printing saroops (copies) of Guru Granth Sahib abroad. ..

SGPC to build 1,500 serai for devotees visiting Golden Temple

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is going to build a 1,500 serai (rooms) for devotees visiting the Golden Temple...

Ram Temple will be equipped with modern technology: VHP Gen Secy Champat Rai

The Vice President of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and General Secretary of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Champat Rai has announced that the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, which is under construction, will be equipped with modern technology...

200 Dalit families from across Gujarat convert to Buddhism

Around 200 Dalit families from different cities of Gujarat embraced Buddhism in Ahmedabad’s Old City area on Friday morning, on the occasion of Ashok Vijayadashmi...

Buddha inspires our Constitution, Dhamma-Chakra resplendent in Tricolour: PM Modi

Invoking Buddha from the Maha Parinirvana Temple in Kushinagar, PM Narendra Modi said, his message of non-violence and compassion has inspired India’s constitution. ..

Union Minister to address "Tourism in Buddhist Circuits" conference

Union Minister for Culture and Tourism G Kishan Reddy will address the inaugural session of the conference "Tourism in Buddhist Circuits - A way forward" organised by the ministry in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar...

Sri Kanaka Mahalakshmi temple gets ISO certificate

The temple of Goddess Sri Kanaka Mahalakshmi at Burujupeta in the Old Town area has bagged International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certification. ..

Mahakal temple receives donation of Rs 23 crore in three months

Ujjain's Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple has received an offering of Rs 23 crore in just three months after reopening on June 28. ..

Sabarimala devotees asked not to visit temple as river Pamba overflows

Authorities in Kerala have urged devotees of Lord Ayyappa to refrain from visiting the Sabarimala temple during the Tula month puja on October 19 as heavy rainfall pounded the State...

Hindu persecution: Mob burns 20 Hindu houses in Bangladesh

Mobs in Rangpur town torched over twenty houses of Hindus. The incident happened after a rumour that a Hindu youth allegedly posted a status on Facebook – hurting the religious sentiments of Muslims...

Mob attacks vehicles used for immersion of Goddess Durga idol in WB

A mob attacked vehicles that were used for the immersion of Goddess Durga idol. The incident took place in the Annapurna area of Durgapur City in West Bengal. ..

Police arrest four people including Imam for vandalizing a Hindu temple

Bangladesh Police has arrested four suspects, including an Imam, for vandalising and looting a Hindu temple. They have been arrested in the Kishoreganj district. According to the police, the arrested persons — Mamunur Rashid, 22, two teenagers aged 15 and 16 and Kafil Uddin, a 50-year-old village doctor — admitted to their crimes...

Hindu community announces nationwide fast in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Ekta Parishad has announced a hunger strike from October 23 in protest against the violence in which over four Hindu devotees were killed. PM Sheikh Hasina has been asked to take strict action in the matter. ..

Union Minister Pradhan requests for inclusion of Odisha in Buddhist Circuit

"It is unfortunate that Odisha with extremely rich Buddhist traditions and shrines has not been included in the Buddhist Circuit under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme", said Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan while seeking inclusion of the State in the scheme...

Bengaluru Archbishop opposes survey of churches & missionaries

Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bengaluru, Karnataka, has opposed an order to conduct a survey of churches and missionaries in the State. The order had been issued by the legislative committee on backward classes and minorities welfare...