Indian religion

IND vs AUS 2022: ‘I don’t know if there’s a religious ritual going on’

Former Indian cricketer Ajay Jadeja has expressed surprise at BCCI’s decision to send some players to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore, asking them to skip international matches. While announcing the squads for the T20I home series against Australia and South Africa earlier this month, the official BCCI publication included a note which read – Hardik Pandya, Arshdeep Singh …

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Chief Mohan Bhagwat meets with Muslim intellectuals and discusses religious harmony

On Thursday, Chief Mohan Bhagwat of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) met with many Muslim scholars including Chief Imam Dr Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi. According to sources close to RSS, issues such as the Hijab controversy, Gyanvapi and maintaining peace and harmony among religions were discussed at the meeting. Apart from Bhagwat, senior RSS members including Dr. Krishna Gopal, Indresh Kumar, …

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Lil Nas X Jokes About Falling For A ‘Homophobic’ Religious Protester

Rapper Lil Nas X sent pizza to a group of “homophobic” religious protesters outside his concert, and now he says he’s falling for one. The 23-year-old rapper, whose real name is Montero Lamar Hill, performed at MGM Music Hall in Fenway on Sunday, September 20. Opposite the entrance to the hall, a small group of Christian demonstrators gathered to launch …

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No objection to madrasa survey: Darul Uloom

Islamic seminary asks madrasas to cooperate with UP government Islamic seminary asks madrasas to cooperate with UP government At a madrasa conference hosted by Darul Uloom in Deoband on Sunday, the leading Islamic seminary said it was not against the Uttar Pradesh government’s ongoing investigation into unrecognized madrasas in the state and called on the management of madrasas to cooperate …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi works to realize Babasaheb’s dreams

As India celebrates 75 years of independence, it is time to remember the father of our Constitution, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, who gave wings to the dreams and aspirations of the weakest and poorest sections of our society. Although governments have contributed to nation building since independence, it was the Narendra Modi government that fulfilled the unfulfilled dreams of Babasaheb Ambedkar. …

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Bias behind Indian women finding fewer jobs and earning less: Oxfam report

A woman competing with a man for jobs in Indian villages is 100% likely to be discriminated against because of her gender and has only a 2% chance of finding work in the cities, according to a new Oxfam report. Social pressure and employer bias have contributed to a bias against hiring women, according to data released Wednesday. Discrimination …

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The Tamil Nadu Waqf Board claims the entire Hindu-majority village, including the temple lands, as its property

A veil of darkness has descended on the residents of Thiruchendurai village in Tiruchirapalli district as the Tamil Nadu Waqf Board reportedly claimed the entire village as its property. The Tamil Nadu Waqf Board is a statutory body established under the Waqf Act of 1954 which oversees and manages Waqf institutions and administers Waqf properties. Waqf property is movable and …

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Kunal Kamra writes to VHP: Show me proof that I disrespected Hinduism

A few days after his the show was canceled in Gurgaon after members of the Bajrang Dal and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) threatened to protest and disrupt the event, stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra wrote a letter to the VHP asking him to expose the killer of Mahatma Gandhi , Nathuram Godse, to prove that the outfit is pro-Hindu and …

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Leicester’s Hindu community faces religious abuse and vandalism by Pakistan-based Muslim gangs after Ind v Pak game

On August 28, 2022, after the victory of the Indian cricket team over Pakistan in the world tournament “Asia Cup”, a series of attacks were carried out by Muslim gangs based in Pakistan against the Hindu community of Leicester, in UK. The attacks include a “high degree” of vandalism and terror of Hindus, likely in retaliation after Pakistan’s defeat. Barking …

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Showing undue sympathy by reducing the sentence can damage confidence in the effectiveness of the law: SC

The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that the seriousness of the crime is the main consideration in deciding the appropriate sentence and that if undue sympathy is shown in minimizing the sentence, it could damage people’s confidence in the effectiveness of the sentence. law. The Supreme Court said the court must always weigh aggravating and mitigating circumstances when imposing a …

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Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Birthday: Top 20 Facts, Quotes

Teachers Day will be celebrated today in India on September 5th, Monday to remember the contribution of former President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan to India. Read also | NEP to Reorient India‘s Education Policy: Union Minister Jitendra Singh This report will cover some of the best facts and quotes from his life that will inspire you to …

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Muslim continues to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi at home

Abdul Nabi of Doranahalli in Yadgir sets an example in promoting community harmony Abdul Nabi of Doranahalli in Yadgir sets an example in promoting community harmony At a time when attempts are being made to divide people according to religion and caste, Abdul Nabi, 30, who runs a small hotel in Doranahalli village, Shahapur taluk of Yadgir district, gave the …

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Assam: Diocese of Dibrugharh organizes media training for priests and religious

Felix Antoine – Dibrugarh: The Diocese of Dibrugarh, in the state of Assam in northeastern India, on August 29, 2022, organized a media training program for its priests and nuns at the Mancotta Pastoral Center. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Bishop Albert Hemrom, who is also the Chairman of the Media Commission of the North Eastern Regional Council of Bishops …

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The case of the missing Indian scientist

India has failed to spread science culture not only among the public but also among the scientists themselves India has failed to spread science culture not only among the public but also among the scientists themselves Jits 75th year of independence is a milestone for India; an opportunity to take stock of developments in various fields over the past seven …

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HT Podcast: When the Nation Stopped Cooperating | Latest India News

The Rowlatt Act and the Jallianwala Bagh massacre had enraged nationalist opinion. And it was in this context that the Mahatma launched his first truly mass national movement against the Empire – the non-cooperation movement – in 1920. Added to this was the demand for the restoration of the caliphate, a demand that is close to his heart. Indian Muslims. …

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Rushdie Attack’s roots are in India, not Iran

Placeholder while loading article actions As an Indian, I claim Salman Rushdie as one of us. He is, more than anything else, an Indian author whose writing is shaped by his heritage as a Muslim from the subcontinent, as well as a child of what was once secular and cosmopolitan Bombay (now known as from Mumbai). In a terrible irony, …

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People have immense confidence in the Indian judicial system, which gives it a unique character: CJI Ramana

India’s Chief Justice NV Ramana said on Monday that the country’s judicial system was unique, not only because of its dedication to the written Constitution and its spirit, but also because of the immense faith that the people grant it. Addressing the gathering during the 76th Independence Day celebrations at the Supreme Court Complex, Ramana said, “People are confident that …

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Tamil Nadu Governor Rajinikanth, Other Leaders Join ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ Campaign

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi, Tamil movie superstar Rajinikanth and several leaders joined the “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign on Saturday as an enthusiastic public displayed their patriotism by unfurling the national tricolor atop their homes. The tricolor flew atop several houses across Tamil Nadu in response to the Centre’s call to hoist national flags from August 13-15 as part of …

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Communal clashes erupt over interfaith love affair

On Thursday, August 11, Karnataka Police imposed Section 144 in the village of Hulihyder in Koppal district of Karnataka, after members of the two communities came face to face over an alleged romance. interreligious. According to the police, two people, namely Pacha Walli (22) and Yenakapaa Talavad (60), died in the clashes and at least six others were injured as …

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HC rejects call to ban kite, says it’s a cultural activity

The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to issue directions to ban kite flying in the capital, but ordered the city government and police to ensure compliance with orders banning the sale of synthetic “manja”. A bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad noted that kite flying is a “cultural activity” and can be associated with …

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How ‘Brahmin’ Rahul Gandhi gave up his ‘Janeu’ to join the Lingayat sect in the name of politics

On August 3, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was initiated into the Lingayat sect by the seer of Muruga Mutt, Shivamurthy Muruga Sharana, located in central Karnataka. In a tweet, Gandhi said, “It is an absolute honor to visit Sri Jagadguru Murugharajendra Vidyapeetha and receive ‘Ishtalinga Deekshe’ from Dr Sri Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru. It is an absolute honor to visit Sri …

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Who is Achinta Sheuli, winner of the 3rd gold medal for India at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham? Parents, religion, girlfriend

Indian weightlifter Achinta Sheuli won the country’s third gold medal in the men’s 73kg weightlifting final on Sunday by lifting a total of 313kg. This was hours after Jeremy Lalrinnunga won the second weightlifting gold medal for India. The six medals, including three gold, two silver and one bronze, were won in weightlifting. Who is Achinta Sheuli? Achinta was born …

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Indian cricket dips its toes in the multi-sport ocean

At the Commonwealth Games, Harmanpreet Kaur’s side have the opportunity to step out of the shadow of the men’s team on a stage that cricket does not frequent. A strong performance will fuel growing interest in women’s football at home and deal a blow to gender parity At the Commonwealth Games, Harmanpreet Kaur’s side have the opportunity to step out …

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The Future of India’s Constitution – The New Indian Express

Recently, the Chief Justice of India (CJI) lamented the lack of adequate space for the opposition in the political scenario of the country. He also expressed concern about the lack of democratic discourse in parliament. Although at first glance the observations appear to be political, they are essentially constitutional concerns. The CJI is not an isolated voice. Many citizens, including …

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Why does secular India have Muslim ghettos?

Most Indian TV news presenters ask big questions every night. They ask questions of the opposition, questions of the liberals, questions of foreign governments, sometimes questions of the people, but rarely, if ever, for the people. One such question has excited journalists on television since the eruption of violence around Ram Navami gave several state governments an excuse to bulldoze …

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Socio-spatial implications of smart city development in India

In 2015, the Indian government established the Smart Cities Mission which proposed the development of 100 smart cities to address the challenges of urbanization through smart solutions. More recently, during the global pandemic, India recorded the second highest number of COVID cases in the world. COVID has pushed Indian cities to reshape their smart city efforts and leverage smart solutions …

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Incredible India scandalized by a movie poster, again!

Of all the nations of the world, there is perhaps no other nation as diverse as India. Be it language, customs, traditions or even religion, the level of diversity is simply staggering. Take the example of the Hindus. While nearly 80% of Indians are Hindus, the form and manner in which they practice Hinduism varies by geography. A Hindu from …

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Unity and diversity: our obsession with diversity misses the point

The obsession with diversity haunts India. “India is marked by unity in diversity,” observed Nehru. The fact, of course, is that nations around the world are diverse. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan are diverse. The same goes for China, Russia, Germany, Poland, Great Britain and France. Perhaps the only undiversified nations that exist in the world are some of the …

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Vinayak Chaturthi 2022: day, date, rituals and meaning

Vinayak Chaturti 2022: Vinayak Chaturthi is also known as Varad Vinayak. Vinayaka Chaturti is considered one of the most auspicious days among Hindus. Chaturthi is observed twice a month during which Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Krishna Paksha and Vinayak Chaturthi falls in Shukla Paksha. Vinayak Chaturthi is the day dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Vinayak Chaturthi will be observed on Chaturthi …

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Christianity plummets as ‘non-religious’ surge in census

Sydney student Alexandra Wright, 24, exemplifies the national estrangement from Christianity. As a child growing up in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, Wright was raised in a devout Irish Catholic family whose members attended church every Sunday. Wright felt so connected to her faith that she insisted on attending a Catholic high school, St Vincent’s College in Potts Point. Alexandra …

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The textbook controversy in Karnataka

Why has the revision of textbooks in the state aroused opposition from several communities, writers and students? Why has the revision of textbooks in the state aroused opposition from several communities, writers and students? The story so far: A Textbook Review Committee headed by Rohith Chakrathirtha has been set up in Karnataka following a memorandum submitted by the Karnataka Brahmin …

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Watch Satyajit Ray’s ‘Devi’ amid religious tension in India

As a new stage of religious tension arises in the subcontinent, it was heartening to see Australians warming up to the great Bengali director Satyajit Ray. Although there is an undoubted genius in his cinema, the work has also sparked interest in the wider meaning of Bengal in Bangladesh, India and the subcontinent. For all the latest news, follow the …

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VP Naidu denounces denigration of any religion

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today stressed the importance of world peace for the progress of humanity and said that ‘terrorism, division and hatred have no place in a civilized society’ . Interacting with students from Indian Institute of Democratic Leadership at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas, Naidu reiterated that Indians are not only proud of their own culture but also respect all …

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Explained: why a senior Google engineer claimed his AI-powered chatbot, LaMDA, is “responsive”

A senior Google engineer has claimed that the company’s artificial intelligence-based chatbot language model for dialog applications (LaMDA) had become “sensitive”. Engineer, Blake Lemoine, posted a blog post calling LaMDA a “nobody” after having conversations with the AI ​​bot on topics including religion, consciousness, and robotics. The claims have also sparked a debate about the capabilities and limitations of AI-based …

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Police hand over Swapna Suresh’s lawyer for hurting religious feelings

Kochi/Palakkad: Kerala Police said on Saturday they had registered a non-dischargeable case against a lawyer from Swapna Suresh, charged in a case of smuggling gold through diplomatic channels, for allegedly hurting religious feelings by the through social media. The attorney was facing the case for his May 25 social media post criticizing the attire of a state-run bus driver. This …

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Mumbai: BJP leader Naveen Kumar Jindal issued Bhiwandi Police notice

Naveen Kumar Jindal, former media officer of the Delhi unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), was given a formal notice by the Bhiwandi town police in Thane to report to the police station on 15 Jun when hurting religious feelings by making derogatory comments about the Prophet Muhammad. An FIR was registered under Article 295 A (Deliberate and malicious …

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India’s ruling party urges officials to tread carefully on religious issues after Islamic nations protest

MUMBAI, June 7 (Reuters) – Leaders of India’s ruling Hindu nationalist party on Tuesday urged officials to be “extremely careful” when discussing religion on public platforms after derogatory remarks about the Prophet Muhammad sparked protests from Islamic countries. India’s Muslim minority has felt more pressure on everything from religious freedom to the hijab headscarf under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya …

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Another FIR against BJP’s Nupur Sharma for remarks on Prophet Muhammad

Another complaint has been filed against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her alleged comments against the Prophet Muhammad during a recent debate on the Gyanvapi issue. The latest First Information Report (FIR) in the case was filed Tuesday evening at Kondhwa Police Station based on a complaint filed by a former Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) corporal. Kondhwa …

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Gyanvapi Mosque panel urges Varanasi court to dismiss lawsuit, next hearing in July

The Anjuman Intezamia Masajid, the committee that runs the Gyanvapi Mosque, on Monday urged the Varanasi District Court to reject the women’s petition seeking the right to worship Maa Shringar Gauri on the exterior wall of the mosque compound, saying that the women’s complaint had been filed in “individual capacity” could not apply to their “prayer for all Hindus and …

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The Sunday profile: father, son and “sacred costumes”

On May 17, Vishnu Shankar Jain, the lawyer appearing on behalf of the petitioners seeking the right to worship in the Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi, told the Supreme Court that the hearing will have to be postponed since his father and fellow lawyer Hari Shankar Jain was indisposed. Although a battery of seasoned lawyers – from Solicitor General of India …

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Technology for the good of humanity, it should not shape us: Ram Madhav

With the growth of technology beyond ‘red lines’ there must be intervention to contain it for the longer term good of humanity and today India can play this role for the world, RSS leader and Indian Foundation board member, Ram Madhav, said Sunday. Madhav, during the closing session of the three-day Conclave of Indian Ideas, said that the topic of …

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Anti-conversion law comes into effect in Karnataka state

By Express press service BENGALURU: Karnataka Governor Thaawar Chand Gehlot on Tuesday gave his assent to the Karnataka Religious Freedom Protection Ordinance 2022, or Anti-Conversion Bill. With this, the law to control forced conversions came into force in the state amid opposition from the Christian minority community. The order signed into law by the governor on Tuesday contains all the …

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Congress for Deeper Connections with Religious, Caste and Social Groups | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress is likely to seek greater interaction with “religious, social and cultural groups” to deepen its contact with institutions that command the loyalty of key population blocs. It will probably feature in the resolution on the organizational revival of the Chintan Shivir. Sources said during a discussion of political affairs in Chintan Shivir, a heated discussion ensued over …

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Budh Purnima 2022: Know the Date, Day, Time and Meaning

Budh Purnima 2022: Every year, Budh Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Baisakh (April/May). This year, Buddh Purnima will be celebrated on May 16, 2022. It is believed that Gautama Buddha achieved enlightenment on this day. Buddha Purnima is also known as Buddha Jayanti, Vesak, Vaishaka and Buddha’s Birthday. It is believed to be …

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Chennai Rains Latest News, MK Stalin, Covid-19, Chennai Weather News

Chennai: People sit among the debris and react after an anti-encroachment campaign was carried out in Chennai, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Crimes against women and children in Tamil Nadu have increased significantly in 2021 compared to previous years, according to data presented by the state government to the Assembly on Monday. The data, filed when applying …

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Construction of a new Hindu temple will begin this week in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Twenty-two years in the making, with many setbacks and a councilor vote that could easily have gone the other way, a Hindu temple in Cambridge is set to begin construction this week. “I think it will be an attraction for the Waterloo region,” says Dwarka Persaud, president of the Radha Krishna Mandir and Cultural Centre. “People will come …

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What’s wrong with developing guidelines against religious conversion in schools, HC asks TN government

The court decides to hear in detail a PIL requesting an instruction from the government. formulate such guidelines The court decides to hear in detail a PIL requesting an instruction from the government. formulate such guidelines “What harm is there in issuing an instruction to the state government to draw up guidelines against religious conversion in schools,” Judge R. Mahadevan …

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China’s first indigenous female religious order turns 150

China The nuns of the Congregation of St. Joseph based in Beijing devote themselves to pastoral and missionary ministries Chinese nuns pray in a chapel in Fushun. The Beijing-based Congregation of St. Joseph, the first indigenous Catholic female religious order in China, celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. (Photo: Nancy Wiechec/CNS) Posted: May 03, 2022 07:55 GMT Updated: May 03, …

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Pawar saheb, you engage in hateful politics of caste and religion : Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray shot Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar while addressing a massive rally in Aurangabad, Maharashtra on Sunday. He said, “Sharad Pawar says we are against the country. Pawar saheb you are doing caste and religion hatred politics.” Raj Thackeray has accused Sharad Pawar of dividing Maharashtra according to castes over a book written …

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J&K: School she runs asks teachers to avoid hijab, army says it means ‘niqab’

A circular from an army-run school for special children in northern Kashmir, Baramulla, asking its teachers to ‘avoid the hijab during school hours’ has sparked controversy in the valley, leaders policies drawing parallels with the Karnataka Hijab Ban Line. The military, however, said the word “hijab” (which covers the head) was mistakenly written in the circular instead of “niqab” (which …

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Roza Iftaar of All Religions held in Agra

An all-religion Roza Iftaar was held in Agra. Thousands of people from Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christian communities participated. Thousands of people from Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christian communities participated in an All Religions Roza Iftaar in Agra. Thousands of people from Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christian communities gathered in the Sarafa market building located in the densely populated area …

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Learn all about his religious teachings

He believed that individuals can enjoy and become who they really are by turning their faith toward God and an intense desire to know Him. Sathya Sai Baba. Image: News18 Sathya Sai Baba was born as Sathyanarayana Raju in Puttaparthi village of Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh on November 23, 1926. The spiritual leader later became popular as Sathya Sai …

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The organizer’s affidavit is mandatory for religious processions: UP CM | India News

LUCKNOW/MUMBAI: The UP government on Tuesday ordered that an affidavit from the organizer be required before any religious procession in the state. Order is important following violence in Delhi during a religious procession last week. During a late night video conference with officials, Yogi Adityanath ordered all police officials to remain extremely vigilant as Eid and Akshaya Tritiya will likely …

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Gurgaon: Leader of banned pro-Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice indicted for sedition

Gurgaon police on Friday charged leader of banned pro-Khalistan group ‘Sikhs for Justice’ (SFJ) Gurpatwant Singh Pannun with sedition charges after allegedly posting a video asking people to hoist the Khalistan flag in the offices of the Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police in Haryana. The police also invoked the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against Pannun. Cops said that …

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Across Religious Differences: Interfaith Expression Thrives in Chapman

One by one, visitors enter the peaceful, sky-lit chapel of Chapman University’s Fish Interfaith Center. Some arrive to worship, some in search of a quiet space, and some in search of answers. Rabbi Corie Yutkin, director of Jewish life and Chapman’s chaplain, remembers a student who entered the chapel looking for Chapman. Although the student identified as Jewish, she struggled …

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Hindu-Muslim clashes prompt Indian police to ban gatherings in affected areas

AHMEDABAD, India, April 11 (Reuters) – Clashes between Hindus and Muslims during a religious festival prompted Indian police to impose a curfew in a city and ban gatherings of more than four people in areas on Monday. affected from Gujarat and two other states. A day earlier, at least one person had been killed and ten, including nine police officers, …

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Unemployment and inflation have no religion: DKS

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee Chairman DK Shivakumar has said that Karnataka’s Bharatiya Janata Party lends tacit support to Hindutva outfits that rake in communal issues in hopes of electoral gains. He thinks, however, that the saffron party will not get an UP-type result here. Excerpts: How do you view the series of polarizing incidents in Karnataka and the government’s response? …

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Punjab Government Requests SGPC to Livestream Golden Temple Gurbani

PUNJAB Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday called on the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to allow the AAP government to install “advanced broadcast technology” at the Golden Temple in Amritsar to broadcast the Gurbani live on various digital platforms in the world. The call, however, drew a frosty response from the Akali-dominated SGPC, who asked him to “focus on …

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Teacher accused of hurting religious feelings at AMU issues apology

A professor of forensic medicine at Aligarh Muslim University has issued an ‘unconditional apology’ after religious references he made during a class on sex offenses were widely condemned. Jitendra Kumar, an assistant professor in AMU’s Department of Forensic Medicine, was teaching a class of third-year MBBS students on Tuesday when he showed his class a PowerPoint presentation. The presentation had …

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aimplb: AIMPLB invites articles, articles for its journal on law, religious affairs | India News

LUCKNOW: The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has invited research papers and papers from authors from all walks of life, also encouraging non-Muslim authors, for its law journal – Journal of Law and Religious Affairs (JLRA ). The council said the test of a healthy democracy lies in the “feelings” and “experiences” of its minorities, and any “misplaced” judgments …

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