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SC's Ayodhya verdict final, all should accept it: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 9 (IANS) Without going into the details of the Ayodhya judgement, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that with the Supreme Court ruling on an issue that has caused a lot of turbulence in the past, all parties should accept it gracefully.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Modi thanks Imran for timely opening of Kartarpur corridor
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab), Nov 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan for respecting the sentiments of India.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Subdued jubilation in Ayodhya after verdict
Ayodhya, Nov 9 (IANS) Heavy restrictions in the holy town of Ayodhya may not have allowed celebrations for the Supreme Court verdict that clears the way for the construction of the Ram temple but a subdued sense of relief and happiness was palpable.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Naidu, Manmohan call for following path of Guru Nanak Dev
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu and former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday asked the people of Punjab to follow the path shown by the first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev, whose 550th Prakash Purb (birth anniversary) falls on November 12.
2019-11-06
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Light and sound show to mark Guru's birth anniversary
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) Punjab will organise a grand multi-media light and sound show at historical Sultanpur Lodhi city to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh master.
2019-11-04
Category: India, Punjab,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Punjab seeks Modi's intervention on Kartarpur corridor opening
Chandigarh, Oct 31 (IANS) Punjab Cooperation Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention over the Centre's decision to construct a parallel stage for the inauguration of the historic Kartarpur Sahib Corridor next month.
2019-10-31
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Vice-President to attend Punjab assembly special session
Chandigarh, Oct 29 (IANS) Punjab Speaker Rana K.P. Singh on Tuesday said Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu will attend the special session of the Vidhan Sabha on November 6 to commemorate the 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Delighted to see 'Ik Onkar' on Air India Boeing: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said he was delighted to see "Ik Onkar" painted on the tail of national carrier Air India's Boeing 787 Dreamliner as part of celebrations of the 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev.
2019-10-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Only Tibetan system to choose Dalai Lama's successor: US
Dharamsala, Oct 28 (IANS) US Ambassador at large for International Religious Freedom, Samuel D. Brownback, called on the Dalai Lama at his official palace here on Monday and favoured that successor to the spiritual leader belongs to the Tibetan Buddhist system.
2019-10-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Religion
Dhankhar relishes homemade sweets at Mamata's Kali Puja
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) Leaving aside the serial run-ins with the West Bengal government, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday attended Kali puja celebrations at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's south Kolkata residence, and said he was "glad to be there" and relished "very good" homemade sweets.
2019-10-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
Festive fervour in Bengal as Kali Puja-Diwali coincide
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) West Bengal on Sunday plunged into gaiety and religious fervour holding simultaneous Diwali and Kali Puja celebrations.
2019-10-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Trump lights lamp in Oval Office, wishes Happy Diwali
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Sunday extended his greetings to all celebrating Diwali, saying relations are "strengthened by sacred traditions".
2019-10-27
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Politics,Religion
Ahead of Ayodhya verdict, Modi lauds civil society role in 2010
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Just weeks before the Supreme Court is to spell out its verdict on the Ayodhya title suit issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday recalled how political parties had played a mature role in uniting people just after the Ayodhya verdict in 2010.
2019-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Ahead of Ayodhya verdict, Congress says law must prevail
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) With the Supreme Court preparing to pronounce its historical judgement in Ayodhya dispute case, the Congress has maintained that the apex court judgment should be respected by all.
2019-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Kamlesh Tiwari's wife Kiran to be new Hindu Samaj Party chief
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) Kiran Tiwari, wife of slain Hindu Samaj Party (HSP) chief, will take charge as the new president of the party here on Saturday.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Archbishop Jala laid to rest in Shillong
Shillong, Oct 23 (IANS) Hundreds of people from across Meghalaya bade a tearful adieu to Archbishop Dominic Jala here on Wednesday, recalling his dedication and service to the church and the society as a whole.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Religion
UP govt to spend Rs 133 cr on Deepotsav, now a state event
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) The much-publicised 'Deepotsav' in Ayodhya later this week will now be an official function and the Uttar Pradesh government will bear the entire expenses of the event. A decision to this effect has been taken by the state Cabinet.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Ayodhya: 'Sundar Kand' recital to ensure favourable verdict
Prayagraj, Oct 23 (IANS) As the date for the verdict on the Ayodhya title dispute inches closer, saints and seers have held a recitation of the 'Sunder Kand' from "Ram Charit Manas" at a temple here on the banks of Sangam in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
US voices deep concern over rights abuses faced by Pak minorities
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US on Tuesday voiced "deep concern" about reports of human rights abuses and discrimination faced by Pakistanis because of their faith, which in many cases are perpetrated by non-state actors.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yogi to gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 22 (IANS) When Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Ayodhya on Saturday for the 'Deepotsav' programme, he will gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to the people of the holy city.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
SC accepts Centre's plan to rebuild Ravidas temple
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a U-turn, the Supreme Court on Monday accepted the Centre's proposal to reconstruct permanent Guru Ravidas Temple - at the same site where it was demolished in August -- in the protected land of Tughlaqabad forest area here.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
AIMPLB challenges law on triple talaq
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act which criminalise practice of triple talaq.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
'Manmohan to attend Kartarpur opening as common pilgrim'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not attend the Kartarpur corridor inauguration on the invite of Pakistan next month, "but participate in the event as a common pilgrim", sources said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Muslims side makes submission on moulding of relief public
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Following uproar from the Hindu side, the Muslim side has made public their written submissions regarding moulding of relief in the Ayodhya title dispute case.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Suspended UP headmaster reinstated with a warning
Pilibhit, Oct 20 (IANS) Furqan Ali, the headmaster of a government primary school in Pilibhit, who was suspended last week for making children sing Iqbal's famous 'Lab pe aati hai dua banke tamanna meri', has been reinstated and transferred to another school.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Muslim litigants not to build mosque if verdict in favour
Ayodhya, Oct 19 (IANS) Concerned over the possible post-verdict situation in the Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid dispute case, Muslim litigants have said that they will not build the mosque for the sake of country's peace and harmony.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Hindu side not part of any Ayodhya mediation effort: VHP
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday said that the Hindu side had not participated in any mediation effort after the hearing of appeals on the Ram Janmabhoomi issue commenced in the Supreme Court.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
TV debates in public places banned in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 18 (IANS) Anticipating deterioration of the law and order situation and to maintain communal harmony ahead of the Supreme Court's final verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, the Ayodhya administration has banned television debates in public places in the city.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
SC's Ayodhya bench likely to discuss mediation report
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The five judge bench hearing the Ayodhya title dispute will sit in chambers on Thursday, a day after reserving the judgement in the 70-year-old politically-vexing case.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
SC wraps up Ayodhya title dispute hearing, reserves verdict
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) After 40 days of hearing, the Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the judgement in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
VHP stalls 'Trishul Diksha' in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 16 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has ended its 'Trishul Diksha' programme in Ayodhya and other places 15 days ahead of its scheduled date of culmination.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Hindu, Muslim sides spar as Ayodhya case hearing set to end
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The lawyers for the Hindu and Muslim sides got into a duel on the 39th day of the hearing in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
SC likely to conclude hearing in Ayodhya case on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The hearing in Ayodhya title dispute case is likely to end on October 16 instead of October 17, with Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi hinting that the argument in the 70-year-old dispute will come to an end on Wednesday itself.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
2 Buddhist monks engage in scuffle at Mahabodhi temple
Gaya, Oct 14 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a scuffle broke out between two Buddhist monks at the Mahabodhi temple, one of the holiest shrines of Buddhism in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, said police.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Bengal celebrates Lakshmi Puja
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Households and community pandals across West Bengal celebrated Lakshmi Puja on Sunday with much fanfare and fervour, fasting till late into the night with prayers for prosperity and wealth.
2019-10-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
Muraleedharan visiting Vatican for canonisation of Kerala nun
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan is leading the Indian delegation to Vatican City at the Canonisation ceremony of Kerala nun Sister Mariam Thresia on Sunday.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Environment to NRC highlights of Kolkata Durga carnival
Kolkata, Oct 11 (IANS) Highlighting communal harmony, the National Register for Citizens and environmental issues as also other varied themes, 75 community puja organisers took part in a colourful parade of their award-winning idols in the annual Kolkata Durga carnival here on Friday on way to the immersion in the Hooghly river.
2019-10-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Week-long Kullu Dussehra festivities begin
Kullu, Oct 8 (IANS) Over 200 Gods and Goddesses assembled in this Himachal Pradesh town for the week-long Kullu Dussehra festivities that began on Tuesday amidst religious fervour.
2019-10-08
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Religion
Kovind, Naidu, Modi extends greetings on Dussehra
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended greetings to citizens on the occasions of Dussehra and Air Force Day.
2019-10-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
With idol immersion, Durga Puja ends in WB
Kolkata, Oct 8 (IANS) Emotional devotees paid a teary-eyed farewell, as idols of goddess Durga and her children were immersed in rivers, lakes, ponds and other waterbodies across West Bengal, marking the end of eastern india's biggest socio-religious carnival on Tuesday.
2019-10-08
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
VHP delegation meets Puri, seeks Ravidas temple be built
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A high-level Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) delegation on Monday handed over a memorandum to Union Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri for reconstruction of Sant Ravidas Temple.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Akhara Parishad decided to back Chinmayanand now
Prayagraj, Oct 7 (IANS) The Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), the apex body of Hindu saints, has taken a u-turn on the issue of Chinmayanand.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Kovind, Modi greet nation on Durga Puja
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Durga Puja.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Kolkata household to worship Muslim girl in Kumari puja
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) Sending out a message of the Durga puja transcending religious barriers and promoting inter-faith harmony, a four-year old Muslim girl is set to be worshipped as Kumari - a custom of paying obeisance to a pre-pubertine girl as goddess - on Maha Ashtami at a household here on Sunday.
2019-10-05
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
For 1st time in 525 yrs, no animal sacrifice in Tripura temple
Agartala, Oct 4 (IANS) There would be no sacrifice of animals during Durga Puja in the famous Durga Bari temple here for the first time in 525 years as the Tripura High Court has banned the centuries-old tradition of animal sacrifice in religious places.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Tripura,National,Religion
Durga Puja: With Shoshti, Bengal begins its mega celebrations
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) Under a canopy of mischievous white clouds scattered across the autumn sky, West Bengal on Friday began its celebration of religion and culture on Shoshthi -- the first day of Durga Puja, the biggest festival in this part of the world.
2019-10-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
'Balakot to NRC': Bengal Durga puja set to begin with bang
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) From the cross-border airstrike in Pakistan's Balakot to the National Register of Citizens (NRC), myriad themes mark the community puja marquees as festive fervour grips the eastern metropolis with the biggest socio-cultural carnival of Bengalis - the annual religious observance of Durga Puja - beginning on Friday, notwithstanding the threat of rains playing spoilsport.
2019-10-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
'Balakot to NRC': Bengal Durga puja set to begin with bang
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) From the Balakot airstrike to the National Register of Citizens, myriad themes mark the community puja marquees as festive fervour grips the eastern metropolis with the biggest socio-cultural carnival of Bengalis - the annual religious observance of Durga Puja - begins on Friday, notwithstanding the threat of rains gods playing spoilsport.
2019-10-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Manmohan to visit Kartarpur Sahib too, says Punjab govt
New Delhi Oct 3 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be visiting Kartarpur Sahib shrine in Pakistan, as part of the first all-party group of pilgrims, on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak next month, the Punjab government said on Thursday.
2019-10-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Ayodhya case arrives at crucial phase, intense arguments expected
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Intense arguments are predicted in the Ayodhya title dispute in the Supreme Court as the October 18 deadline approaches, leaving seven days of active hearing in the politically vexing 70-year-old case being heard by a five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
2019-10-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion