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Karnataka issues fresh guidelines ahead of Vaikunta Ekadashi and Sankranti

Karnataka Government issued fresh guidelines ahead of Vaikunta Ekadashi and Sankranti to curb the spread of Covid-19. ..

China destroys second Buddhist statue revered by Tibetans in Sichuan province

China has destroyed the second Buddhist statue revered by Tibetans in western China's Sichuan province as a part of the campaign by the Chinese dispensation to destroy religion and traditions of the ethnic minority...

Buddhist sculptures, pillar unearthed from riverbed in Odisha

A three-feet tall stone sculpture of Goddess Marichi, a broken Buddha idol, a stone pillar and other objects were unearthed from the riverbed of the Baitarani near Kunjabiharipur village in Jajpur district during sand mining...

ASI Hampi asked to propose World Heritage status for Buddhist site at Sannati

Efforts are on to include the Buddhist site excavated in and around Sannati, on the banks of the Bhima in Chittapur taluk of Kalaburagi district, in the World Heritage site list of UNESCO, said Additional Director-General (Conservation and Scientific Preservation), Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi, Janhwij Sharma...

Fireworks adorn the sky around Golden Temple in Amritsar on Guru Gobind Singh's Jayanti

Fireworks adorned the sky around the Golden Temple in Amritsar town of Punjab to mark the occasion of Guru Gobind Singh's 350th Parkash Utsav (birth anniversary) on Jan 09...

Puri’s Jagannath Temple to remain closed till January 31 amid surge in COVID-19 cases

The famed Jagannath Temple in Odisha's Puri will remain closed from January 10 in view of the increasing COVID-19 cases, a senior official said...

Christian missionaries fail to convert 1000 innocent people by superstition in Maharashtra

A social media post claimed that the activists of various organizations stopped the illegal conversion of nearly 1000 innocent people. According to the Facebook post, social activists and local leaders visited the programme organized in Bethany resort located in Maval taluk in Pune district and shut down the programme after finding conversion conspiracy. ..

'Veer Baal Diwas' to be observed on December 26 as tribute to Guru Gobind Singh's sons

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Government decision to mark December 26 as Veer Bal Diwas in the memory of Guru Gobind Singh’s sons...

Tamil Nadu Govt bans public and private events for Pongal due to COVID

Amidst the rising number of COVID-19 cases, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has denied permission for Pongal-related cultural functions and gatherings across the State. ..

Taliban to behead silent models, calls it un-Islamic

Terming it un-Islamic, the Taliban will subsequently lead to the beheading of "mannequins" in the clothing stores of the Herat province of Afghanistan, reported the Sputnik news agency, citing Afghan media. Previously, the Taliban has banned music in public places and also imposed several restrictions on women under Sharia Law...

Covid effect: Online registration for Banke Bihari temple visit in Vrindavan

An online registration system will be reintroduced shortly for those planning to visit the famous Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan in view of the rising cases of coronavirus, an office bearer of the temple said...

PM Modi greets people on Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji...

Hindus urge McDonald's to discontinue trivializing yoga in its commercials

Hindus urged Chicago headquartered fast food company McDonald's Corporation not to unnecessarily and unreasonably drag the serious discipline of yoga in its commercials, handling it with a flippant attitude...

Hindu mantras to open Utah’s Clearfield City Council 1st time

For the first time since its incorporation in 1922, Clearfield City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on January 11 with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture...

Welcoming Nativity at Oklahoma Capitol, Hindus look forward to Hindu gods display on Diwali

Welcoming Nativity scene at Oklahoma State Capitol, Hindus intended to showcase various Hindu deities at the Capitol during next Diwali, most popular Hindu festival which falls on October 24 in 2022...

Dalit woman files complaint of forced conversion in UP, accused arrested

A Dalit woman filed a police complaint after a man tried to convert her forcibly. After her complaint, the Uttar Pradesh Police arrested the accused and initiated an investigation. The accused has been identified as Irshad Ali. ..

Cops seize emerald lingam 'worth Rs 500 crore' from bank locker

The Tamil Nadu Police seized an emerald lingam believed to be worth Rs 500 crore from the bank locker of a resident in Thanjavur...

After Hindu protest, New Jersey jewelry firm removes Lord Ganesha navel rings

Stirling (New Jersey) based online body Jewelry Company Rebel Bod removed belly button rings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha after Hindus protested; calling it highly inappropriate. ..

Conviction clears doubts on the conscious entrapment of Hindu girls

The conviction cleared many doubts of several people on the conscious entrapment of Hindu girls by Muslim youths. A Muslim youth was convicted for wrongly introducing himself, rape etc., under the various laws. He has been identified as Javed, a resident of Kanpur. ..

Jharkhand's tribal families leave the Christian faith after feeling guilty

Tribal families left Christianity after feeling guilty for four years. Some Christian missionaries converted them in 2017. The villagers convinced them...

Utah’s Cedar Hills City Council’s meeting to start with Hindu mantras 1st time

For the first time since its incorporation in 1977, Cedar Hills City Council (Utah) will start its meeting on January four with Hindu prayers, containing hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture...

Upset Hindus urge New Jersey jewelry firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha belly rings & apologize

Upset Hindus urged Stirling (New Jersey) based online body jewelry company RebelBod for immediate withdrawal of belly button rings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate...

12 dead, 13 injured in stampede at Vaishno Devi shrine in J&K

At least 12 people were killed and 13 others injured in a stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir’s Katra early on Jan 01. ..

Christian couple attempts to convert 400 tribal people; social activists file complaint

Some social activists of Hindu organisations filed a complaint of illegal conversion in the police station in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The complaint has been filed against a Christian couple. ..

Hindus urge Norwegian National Ballet to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus urged Norwegian National Opera & Ballet to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for March 23-April 07, 2022 in Oslo; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions...

Sabarimala's lord Ayyappa temple closes after 41-day long pilgrim season

Mandala puja was held at the Sabarimala's Lord Ayyappa temple on Dec 26, marking the conclusion of the 41-day pilgrim season...

SAD leaders offer prayers at Golden temple in Amritsar to mark New Year 2022

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders Sukhbir Singh Badal and Harsimrat Badal paid obeisance at Golden Temple in Amritsar to mark New Year 2022...

School asks to send children in Santa's dress, parents refuse

An image of a note written for parents by a school teacher went viral on social media. The note is on the Christmas celebration. In this note to the parents, the school teacher wrote to send a child in Santa Claus's dress to celebrate Christmas. However, in the written reply, the parents refused to send their child in Santa Claus's dress...

Shriram becomes Pastor Philip Shriram, converts people since last four years

Locals informed the Police and demanded the action against the mass conversion of innocent people to Christianity by Pastor Philip Shriram. The incident took place in Gauriganj in the Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh. ..

Sabarimala's lord Ayyappa temple closes after 41-day long pilgrim season

Mandala puja was held at the Sabarimala's Lord Ayyappa temple on Dec 26, marking the conclusion of the 41-day pilgrim season...

Amid Omicron threat, Shirdi Sai Baba temple to remain closed at night

In view of the looming danger of Covid-19's new 'Omicron' variant, the Maharashtra government has decided to keep Shirdi Sai Baba temple closed during the night...

Tirupati begins sale of darshan tickets for January, seva ticket to cost Rs 1 crore

The Tirupati Tirumala Devasthanam (TTD) has opened the sale of tickets for darshan for January under various categories. The ticket sale for the Tirupati temple started from Dec 27...

People burn an effigy of Santa Claus after conversion attempt allegations

An effigy of Santa Claus was set on fire by some villagers after the Christian missionaries allegedly attempted to convert innocent people in the Agra district of Uttar Pradesh. It was alleged that Christian missionaries wore red clothes, attracted the children in the name of gifts, and attempted to convert them to Christianity...

Muslim man who pretended self as Hindu to convert a girl, shifted to Jhansi jail

Arif Hashmi, an accused in a forced conversion case, has been shifted to Jhansi jail in Uttar Pradesh. He was in jail for last six months. Arif introduced self as Aditya to a Hindu woman, kept a physical relationship with her and later blackmailed her for conversion to Islam. ..

First Sikh temple in Canada's Timmins to open on New Year's Eve

First Sikh temple will be opened in Canada's Timmins on December 31, i.e. New Year's eve. It is located exactly at Gibby's Tavern on Cedar Street South. ..

Punjab CM Channi pays obeisance at Gurudwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi paid obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib on the second day of the annual Shaheedi Sabha dedicated to the martyrdom of Sarbansdani Sahib Sri Guru Gobind Singh's younger sons, Baba Zorawar Singh, Baba Fateh Singh and Mata Gujri...

Converted Christian villagers socially boycott families who follow the Sarna faith

In Jharkhand’s Gumla district, converted Christian families have socially boycotted two families who opposed conversion to Christianity from the Sarna faith. The report published by News 18 Hindi said that due to the influence or force of Christian missionaries, the villagers boycotted the families who followed the non-Christian faith...

Guru Teg Bahadur’s entire life is an example of 'Nation First': PM Modi

Addressing the gathering, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Gurdwara Lakhpat Sahib has been a witness to every flow of time. He said he was reminded of how Lakhpat Sahib has seen upheavals in the past. He recalled that once upon a time this place was a major centre for trade to go to other countries...

Odisha Govt puts restrictions on the celebration of Christmas

Odisha Government imposed restrictions on the celebration of Christmas and New Year in the view of Coronavirus pandemic. The State Government has restricted the Christmas & New Year celebrations with effect from 25th December to 2nd January. ..

Mahakal Temple in MP proposes 'prasad' counter at Indore airport

The administration of the famous Mahakaleshwar Temple here in Madhya Pradesh has proposed to make available its 'prasad' at the Indore airport and Ujjain railway station, an official said...

Massive fire at Vaishno Devi under control now: Board

A massive fire broke out at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine forest area on December 22. However, the fire has been brought under control by the team of the shrine board and the forest department...

I don't believe in Islam... I will never marry a Muslim man... Currently reading the Bhagavad Gita," says Bigg Boss OTT fame Urfi Javed

Bigg Boss OTT fame Urfi Javed has opened up on her marriage plans on social media. Urfi, who comes from a conservative Muslim family, said that she will never marry a Muslim man and that she's currently reading the Bhagavad Gita...

UK approves first purpose-built crematorium for Hindus

UK's Planning Inspectorate on December 16 gave Anoopam Mission UK the planning permission for the crematorium on its 15-acre site near Denham in the southeast of England. Anoopam Mission has now decided to initiate building the structure on the Shree Swaminarayan Spiritual Cultural and Community Centre campus...

Home Ministry grants citizenship to persecuted 3117 non-Muslims of neighboring Islamic countries

Union Home Ministry granted persecuted 3117 members of Hindu, Sikh, Christian and Jain communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh in the last four years (2018-2021). According to Union Home Ministry, 8244 applications have been received for citizenship in these four years...

German man chooses Hindu way of living, marries Russian woman as per Vedic rituals in Gujarat

A video has been surfaced on social media that claimed a German man married to a Russian woman as per Hindu tradition. Germany's Chris Muller married Russian Julia Ukhvakatina in a Hindu ceremony with all the rituals in line. ..

Another Hindu temple desecrated, idols destroyed in Karachi

A Durga temple has been attacked and Goddess Durga idols vandalized in the Narayan Pura area of Karachi, Pakistan. As per the reports, the man entered a Hindu temple and damaged the statue of Hindu deity Jog Maya using a hammer...

India a country with a tradition that promotes Ahimsa and Karuna: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama interacted with staff and students of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak via video conferencing and asserted that India is a country with thousands of years of a tradition that promotes Ahimsa (non-violence) and Karuna (compassion)...

Study claims Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad was Bhadra Kali Temple

A report published on booksfact.com claimed that Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad was Bhadra Kali Temple. Jama Masjid was built during 1424 CE in Ahmedabad (originally Karnavati) in Gujarat by Ahmed Shah I is originally the Hindu temple of Goddess Bhadrakali, report said...

Christian priest files complaint against his NGO's trustees over cheating & fraud

Christian priest Father Joseph Pereira registered a complaint against his trustees of his NGO Kripa Foundation. Father Joseph Pereira is a founder trustee of the Kripa Foundation and a Padmashree Awardee. ..

"Because of their threat, I have converted to Christianity. They gave us a Bible & Rs 5000 in cash," says victim in FIR

A Hindu man in Madhya Pradesh filed a complaint against a Christian missionary over the forced conversion to Christianity. The victim has been identified as Dharmendra Dohar. He alleged that the Christian priest Father George Mangalapilly gave him Rs 5000 and asked him to pray before Jesus and embarrassed Christianity...

Memes viral after an Italian Church expresses apology after a Bishop told kids that Santa is not real

Many memes went viral on social media after an Italian Church expressed an apology after a Bishop told kids that Santa is not real. ..

Harassment in Church: Christian priest attempts suicide inside Church, sustains 15% burns

A Church Father Anant Apte, poured petrol on himself and tried to suicide inside the Church. The incident took place in Nashik, Maharashtra. Police officials said that the father attempted suicide during a prayer session at St. Thomas Church in Shalimar Chowk in Nashik...

FCRA violations: Registration of two Christian missionary organizations cancelled

The Ministry of Home Affairs has cancelled the registration of two Christian evangelist organizations — New Hope Foundation based in Tamil Nadu and Holy Spirit Ministries based in Karnataka, which were funded by controversial foreign donor Gospel For Asia. ..

UP conversion case: Life threat to witness who claims Maulana forced him to trap Hindu girls to convert them to Islam

Nitin Pant, one of the prime witnesses in the biggest forced conversion case that came to light in Uttar Pradesh, claimed that Maulana Kalim had forced him to stay in the madrassa and tried to brainwash for his conversion to Islam. Nitin further alleged that one local police officer threatened him to leave the ashram; otherwise, he would be killed. ..

13th century temple found in Guntur district of Andhra

A 13th century temple was discovered in the outskirts of Kota Nemalipuri village of Rajupalem mandal in the district...

Karnataka Cabinet clears Anti-Conversion Bill

Karnataka Cabinet cleared the Anti-Conversion Bill during the Cabinet Meeting. Now the Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill-2021 will be introduced in both the Houses of the State Assembly...

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat meets Dalai Lama in Himachal Pradesh

Mohan Bhagwat, Chief of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), met the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama at Himachal Pradesh's McLeodganj, Dharamshala. ..

2,300-year-old temple of Buddhist period discovered in Pakistan

A joint excavation team of Pakistani and Italian archaeologists have discovered an over 2,300-years-old Apsidal Temple of the Buddhist period and a few other precious artefacts in Northwest Pakistan...

Pakistan set to reopen Lahore's famous Jain temple

Pakistan is going to reopen the famous Jain Temple after its reconstruction and renovation. The temple stood tall in all its glory and grandeur at a famous junction in Lahore named the Jain Mandir intersection. ..

OBC leader allegedly killed by members of a Muslim outfit PFI in Kerala

Adv. Renjith Sreenivasan, a leader of the Other Backward Class (OBC) wing of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), has been allegedly killed by members of a Muslim organization named Popular Front of India (PFI) in Kerala. ..

US report claims Pak madrassas continue to teach violent extremist doctrine

US State Department report on global terrorism claimed that some madrassas in Pakistan have continued to teach violent extremist doctrine. In addition, the report said that Pakistan made limited progress on the most difficult aspects of its 2015 National Action Plan to counter-terrorism, specifically in its pledge to dismantle all terrorist organizations without delay or discrimination...

Upset Hindus seek apology from Pixels for products portraying deity Ganesh as “gangsta”

Upset Hindus are urging Chicago headquartered e-commerce firm Pixels to apologize and withdraw products depicting Lord Ganesh as “gangsta”, calling it “highly inappropriate” and a sacrilege...

Christian NGO converts orphans in foster home, NCPCR files complaint

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) found that Christian missionaries taught the Bible to orphans and converted them to Christianity. The orphanage was located in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. ..

Pak High Commission issues visas to 112 Indian pilgrims to visit Katas Raj temples

The Pakistan High Commission issued visas to 112 Indian Hindu pilgrims for visiting Katas Raj temples in Chakwal city of Pakistan's Punjab province. Katas Raj is considered one of the holiest places for the Hindu community in Pakistan. The temples form a complex surrounding a pond named Katas -- which is regarded as sacred by the devotees...

MP demands strict law to limit illegal conversions in the country

Member of Parliament (MP) in Rajya Sabha demanded a law to limit illegal conversions across the country. MP Harnath Singh Yadav raised the issue of illegal conversions of innocent people in the country. He was talking during Zero Hour Session in Rajya Sabha...

Religious Conversion: Locals protest outside Church in Haryana

In Rohtak, Haryana, residents protested outside a Church, alleging that religious conversion was taking place inside the Church. The residents had already informed the local police about the religious conversion. The Church is located in the Indira Colony in Rohtak...

The Dalai Lama features in International Science Film Festival of India

The movie 'The Dalai Lama: Scientist' was the inaugural film of the International Science Film Festival of India, which began in Goa December 11, 2021, as part of the seventh Indian International Science Festival...

ABTO to start Buddhist circuit ‘darshan yatra’ for pupils

The Association of Buddhist Tour Operators (ABTO) has decided to start Buddhist circuit “darshan yatra” for the students of around 1,200 institutions across the country where Buddhism is taught...

Special prayer held for CDS Rawat & others at Ladakh's Hemis monastery

As India continues to mourn the loss of its first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 other soldiers in the tragic IAF chopper crash in Tamil Nadu, a special prayer was conducted at the Hemis Monastery for the peaceful departure of the deceased warriors on December 12...

International Buddhist Travel Mart begins in Bodh Gaya

A three-day conference on ‘2,566 Years of Buddhism: Its Relevance Today’ and the International Buddhist Travel Mart began in Bodh Gaya. ..

Kashi is the land of four Jain Tirthankaras: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Shri Kashi Vishwanath Dham in Varanasi. He prayed at the Kaal Bhairav Temple and Kashi Vishvanath Dham in Kashi. He also took a holy dip in river Ganga...

Dalai Lama condoles demise of General Rawat

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama expressed grief on the death of Chief of Defense Staff Gen Bipin Rawat in a helicopter crash...

Anonymous donor donates gold ornaments worth Rs 3 crore to Tirupati temple

An anonymous devotee has donated Kati-Varadha Hasthams made of gold and studded with diamonds and rubies to be adorned to Lord Venkateswara at the Tirumala Temple...

Hardeep Puri, BJP Chief Nadda carry Guru Granth Sahib brought from Afghanistan

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and BJP Chief JP Nadda carried Guru Granth Sahib brought by a Sikh delegation from Kabul, Afghanistan on December 10...

Devotees take out Nagar Kirtan in Amritsar to mark Guru Tegh Bahadur's martyrdom day

A Nagar Kirtan was taken out from Akal Takht to Gurdwara Guru Ke Mahal on the occasion of the martyrdom of the ninth Sikh master — Guru Tegh Bahadur...

Tamil Nadu HR & CE Dept retrieves temple properties worth Rs 1,543 crore

The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR & CE) Department has retrieved temple properties worth more than Rs 1,500 crore from 424 encroachers in the State in the last eight months, according to a statement from the department...

Kukke Subrahmanya Temple cancels ‘Ede Snana’ owing to Covid

For the second year in a row, the Kukke Subrahmanya temple in Dakshina Kannada district has decided to not hold 'ede snana' - a ritual of devotees rolling over the prasadam offered to the presiding deity - due to Covid-19 restrictions and detection of Omicron variant of the virus in the State...

Statue depicting Hindu gods Laxmi and Narayan stolen 40 years ago re-installed in Nepal

A statue which was stolen nearly 40 years ago has now been returned to Nepal and re-installed in the capital city Kathmandu. The statue was made of stone and depicted the Hindu gods Laxmi and Narayan. It is a centuries-old sculpture of the two Hindu gods that dates back to the 12th to 15th centuries. ..

Assam CM to provide Rs 5 cr for developing Dhubri Gurudwara as a spiritual tourism spot

Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma who is in Dhubri offered prayers at the Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib on the solemn occasion of Martyrdom Day of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Saheb...

Hindu jatha to leave for Katas Raj Temples in Pak on Dec 17

A Hindu jatha (group of pilgrims) will visit Katas Raj Temples in Pakistan on December 17 via the Attari-Wagah border following the Indian Government’s permission. Pilgrims from India normally visit the Katas Raj twice a year, once in February during Maha Shivratri and again in November/December...

Save Sharda Committee Kashmir urges Centre to construct corridor to Sharda temple in PoK

The Save Sharda Committee Kashmir (SSCK) has urged the Centre to build a corridor from Teetwal, India, to Sharda Temple inside Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on the lines of Kartarpur Corridor. This came after the foundation stone of Sharda Yatra Base Camp Temple and Centre was laid in Jammu and Kashmir...

Mongolian delegation visits Mahabodhi temple in Bihar

During a trip to India, Mongolian delegation has visited the world heritage Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Gaya and performed prayers. On December 1, Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu welcomed a Mongolian delegation and assured India's commitment to further deepening its Strategic Partnership with the country. ..

Mob in Pakistan attacks Gurdwara, tears page of Guru Granth Sahib

Some religious extremists attacked and vandalized the Gurdwara Sri Guru Har Krishan Ji Dhiaye near Ghouspur city in the Sindh province of Pakistan...

Christian nun commits suicide due to loneliness and depression in convent; parents demand probe

Suicides and suspicious deaths have been continued in Kerala convents. A 30-year-old nun died by suicide at a chapel belonging to Our Lady of Assumption Convent in Sadiq village of Faridkot district under the Diocese of Jalandhar. However, her parents raised questions about her suicidal death and demanded the investigation...

Pakistan issues visas to Indian Pilgrims to visit 300-years-old Shadani Darbar

The Pakistan High Commission has issued 136 visas to Indian pilgrims for visiting various religious sites in Pakistan...

Sikhs facing many challenges, need to unite on principles: New SGPC Chief

Newly elected Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Harjinder Singh Dhami said that the Sikh community was facing challenges from all directions and it was the need of the hour for all Sikh organizations to unite on matters concerning Panthic principles even as their political goals were different...

Independent Committee to study Church sex abuses in Portugal

An independent Committee has been formed to study sex abuses in Church in Portugal. The Committee will begin the study in Jan 2022. The six-person Committee includes psychiatrists, a former Supreme Court judge and a social worker. ..

Paris Archbishop resigns over relationship with a woman in 2012

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Paris Archbishop Michel Aupetit. Aupetit had sent a letter to the Pope offering to resign following French media reports about a relationship with a woman...

Case registered over unauthorized sale of Siddhivinayak temple passes

Mumbai police has registered an FIR against unidentified persons for selling without permission QR code passes for entry at the famous Siddhivinayak temple...

Ancient Durga idol found in J&K’s Budgam

In a major development, a 7th-century idol of Goddess Durga made of black stone was recovered by the police in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir...

Ahmadi Muslims flee Peshawar for their safety

Ahmadi Muslims are leaving Peshawar for their safety. The majority of Ahmadi families have sold their properties and fled to safer places to escape the constant threat to their lives from the public in general in Pakistan's northwest...

Ahmadi Muslims flee Peshawar for their safety

Ahmadi Muslims are leaving Peshawar for their safety. The majority of Ahmadi families have sold their properties and fled to safer places to escape the constant threat to their lives from the public in general in Pakistan's northwest...

IRCTC to run 'Rampath Yatra' train from Gujarat to Ayodhya on Dec 25

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will run the 'Rampath Yatra' train on December 25 which will start from Gujarat connecting Madhya Pradesh to reach Ayodhya...

23-member delegation of Mongolian Parliament to reach Bodh Gaya

A parliamentary delegation of 23 members from Mongolia will visit the Bodh Gaya temple in Bihar...

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. ..

Stone idol stolen from Trichy temple

A Chandikeswarar stone idol was stolen from Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple at Chathirapatti near Thuvarankurichi on the outskirts of Trichy on Nov 23. ..

Terror and encroachment endanger Kashmir's Hindu Buddhist monuments: BJP leader

Terrorism has not only taken a toll on human lives in Kashmir but has also impacted Hindu Buddhist temples and monuments badly, BJP leader and National Monuments Authority Chairman Tarun Vijay said after a detailed survey of important Hindu Buddhist monuments in the Kashmir Valley, which was carried out for the first time under Narendra Modi Government...

Maharashtra allows Shirdi temple to operate dining 'prasad' facilities for devotees

Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district administration has allowed Shirdi's Shri Saibaba Sansthan to resume the temple's ‘prasadalaya’ or dining facility and distribute ‘prasad’ to devotees...

Philosophies of Buddha, Basava, Ambedkar timeless: CM Bommai

Buddha, Basava, Ambedkar and Mahaveer are timeless. Their philosophy and ideals are eternal, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said here...