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AP government appoints jumbo TTD trust board
Tirupati, Sep 16 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has appointed a jumbo sized trust board of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of world's richest temple at Tirumala near here.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Hindu outfit gives deadline to K'taka CM for action on temple demolition
Mysuru (Karnataka), Sep 16 (IANS) Hindu Jagarana Vedike South India Convenor Jagadish Karanth on Thursday gave a 10-day deadline to the Chief Minister to initiate action against officers responsible for the demolition of the Huchagani Mahadevamma temple in Mysuru.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Lord Shiva statue to be installed in UP Raj Bhavan
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Raj Bhavan will soon have a 'grand' Lord Shiva statue installed in the premises.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Kashmiri Pandits return after Harmukh-Gangabal Yatra
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) A 25-member group of Kashmiri Pandits from different parts of the country concluded the two-day long trek and puja at the Harmukh-Gangabal holy site in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Objections raised against 'filmi' Ram Lila in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Sep 15 (IANS) The seers in Ayodhya are up in arms over the inclusion of film actors in the Ram Lila planned during the Navratri in October.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Don't demolish temples in haste, clear guidelines to be issued in 2 days: K'taka CM
Bengaluru, Sep 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday directed the officials not to demolish temples in haste following a Supreme Court order.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Telangana moves SC over HC curbs on Ganesh immersion
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday challenged, in the Supreme Court, the High Court order banning immersion of Ganesh idols made of plaster of Paris in Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
India will host first 'Global Buddhist Conference' in November
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India will host the first 'Global Buddhist Conference' in November this year. Indian Council for Cultural Relation (ICCR) has also instituted an award for promotion of Buddhist studies.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Bizman's son wedding: Kerala HC speaks tough on Covid rule breaches
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Tuesday expressed their displeasure in the way Covid protocols were violated last week at the famed Sree Krishna Temple Guruvayoor during the wedding of business magnate Ravi Pillai's son.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
'Trans-border implications': Centre on plea seeking reopening of Markaz
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Centre has told the Delhi High Court that the case registered in connection with the alleged violation of Covid-19 protocols at Nizamuddin Markaz, where the Tablighi Jamaat congregation was held in March last year, is a serious case, having trans-border implication and requiring diplomatic consideration.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Goa CM Sawant meets Fadnavis at Mumbai residence
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant met BJP's Goa poll in-charge Devendra Fadnavis at the latter's residence in Mumbai on Tuesday on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Religion
Temple 'checkmate' for ruling BJP in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka is caught between the devil and the deep sea after the Supreme Court's order on vacating places of religious worship built on public properties in the state.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Telangana HC refuses to allow immersion of PoP idols in Hussain Sagar
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Monday refused to modify its order banning immersion of Ganesh idols made of Plaster of Paris (PoP) in Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad.
2021-09-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
TTD launches incense sticks made of flowers in Andhra temples
Tirupati, Sep 13 (IANS) The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) on Monday introduced incense sticks produced from the floral offerings made to deities at the shrines under its control in Andhra Pradesh. TTD Chairman YV Subba Reddy launched the sale of these incense sticks at the SV Gosala.
2021-09-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Juxtaposing the resilience of Jews in India with artwork of Siona Benjamin (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) This book is a double delectation. Its an inspiring chronicle of the resilience of the Jewish community in India over the centuries and a tribute to the artwork of Siona Benjamin, who grew up in Mumbais Bene Israel community and whose extensive portfolio reflects her background of being born Jewish in a country that is predominantly Hindu and Muslim but also gives ample space to other religions to flourish.
2021-09-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books
UP man held for luring people to convert to Christianity
Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 13 (IANS) The Mahoba police arrested a man for allegedly luring people for conversion.
2021-09-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Six deities who will also be part of Ram Janmabhoomi complex
Ayodhya, Sep 13 (IANS) The Ram Janambhoomi temple complex in Ayodhya will have temples dedicated to six different deities.
2021-09-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Telangana govt to file review plea on POP Ganesh idols immersion
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) The Telangana government plans to request the High Court to permit immersion of Plaster of Paris (PoP) Ganesh idols in the city's iconic lake, Hussainsagar.
2021-09-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
It's raining dollar, rupee, jewellery and gold biscuits in this Raj temple
Jaipur, Sep 12 (IANS) At a time when news regarding recession, funds crisis and job drops are making the rounds during the pandemic, its raining dollars, rupees, gold and silver jewellery and even gold biscuits in Sanwaliya Seth temple situated near Chittorgarh district in Rajasthan which is also believed to be the trade partner of businessmen operating here.
2021-09-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Kangana: Promoting regional cinema a step towards 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Drawing a parallel with how the global footprint of Hollywood had impacted the French, German and Italian film industries, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut said at a recent media conference here that it must not be allowed to grow in India at the expense of regional cinema.
2021-09-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Bollywood
Hyderabad's tallest Ganesh idol is again centre of attraction
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) After a year's gap, Hyderabad's tallest Ganesh idol returned to hog the limelight at this year's Vinayaka Chaturti festivities, which commenced on Friday.
2021-09-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Ganesh Chaturthi begin in Telugu states on contrasting note
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Ganesh Chaturthi began in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Friday on a contrasting note amid Covid-19 restrictions and protocols.
2021-09-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
States observe Ganesh Chaturthi; CMs greet people
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) The auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic across states on Friday, marking the beginning of the 10-day festival also called Vinayaka Chaturthi in many parts of the country.
2021-09-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Religion
Maha: For 2nd year, austere Ganeshotsav, sans crowds amid Covid fears
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) For the second consecutive year, millions of people in Mumbai, the coastal Konkan region and other parts of the state on Friday cheerfully welcomed Lord Ganesha amid stringent restrictions to ward off the lurking threats of the Covid-19 'third wave'.
2021-09-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Punjab CM condoles demise of Shahi Imam
Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday condoled the demise of 63-year-old Shahi Imam (Punjab), Maulana Habib-ur-Rehman Saani Ludhianvi, who passed away at a private hospital in Ludhiana city after a brief illness.
2021-09-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Muslim coordination committee files plea against Kerala Bishop for Jihad statement
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 10 (IANS) A day after Syro Malabar Church Pala diocese bishop Mar Joseph Kallarangatt said Catholic girls in Kerala were now becoming the victims of 'love and narcotic Jihad', the Muslim Coordination Committee at Kottayam filed a petition demanding registering of a non-bailable case for his remarks.
2021-09-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
UP govt nominates members to Muslim bodies
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has announced names of committee members of five minority organisations of the states, including the UP Shia Central Waqf Board and the State Haj Committee.
2021-09-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
President greets citizens on Ganesh Chaturthi eve
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, on Thursday extended his greetings to the citizens on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi.
2021-09-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
TN to carry out extensive land surveys to trace temples' lost land
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department will carry out extensive surveys using different global positioning systems(DGPS) to trace lost land of temples in the state.
2021-09-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Sai Tamhankar's 'Medium Spicy' to premiere at Bollywood Festival Norway
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) The much awaited Marathi language film 'Medium Spicy' starring Sai Tamhankar and Lalit Prabhakar is all set to have its world premiere at the Bollywood Festival Norway.
2021-09-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Allahabad HC stays court order on ASI survey of Gyanvapi mosque
Prayagraj (UP), Sep 9 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court on Thursday stayed the Varanasi lower court order directing the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct a comprehensive physical survey of the Gyanvapi mosque compound adjacent to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi.
2021-09-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
SL Catholic Church to take Easter Sunday blasts to UNHRC in Geneva
Colombo, Sep 9 (IANS) The Sri Lanka Catholic Church has vowed to complain to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva against the governments failure to carry out justice for the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings.
2021-09-09
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Tollywood drugs case: Actor Ravi Teja appears before ED
Hyderabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Tollywood actor Ravi Teja and his driver on Thursday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering probe linked to the 2017 drug case.
2021-09-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion,Southern Cinema
Jagannath Temple to remain open for devotees on Saturdays too
Bhubaneswar, Sep 8 (IANS) With the lifting of weekend shutdown in Odisha, the Jagannath Temple in Puri will now open for devotees on Saturdays too.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
No gathering, processions on Ganesh Chaturthi in Delhi: DDMA
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Apprehending a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Wednesday decided to ban public celebrations of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Rahul Gandhi to pray at Vaishno Devi, take part in arti on Thursday
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit the Mata Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu region on Thursday.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
AIMPLB opposes lavish wedding ceremonies
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has come out strongly against lavish wedding ceremonies and has asked people to hold a simple 'nikah' ceremony.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Tollywood drugs case: Actor Rana Daggubati appears before ED
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Tollywood actor Rana Daggubati on Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering probe linked to a 2017 drug case.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion,Southern Cinema
Notice over lack of parking near Himachal's Chintpurni temple
Shimla, Sep 8 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued notices to the state Chief Secretary, the Principal Secretary (PWD) and others over the non-availability of a parking facility near the Mata Chintpurni Temple, the prominent Hindu shrine in Una district.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Bengaluru restricts Ganesh Chaturthi celebration to 3 days
Bengaluru, Sep 7 (IANS) The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has issued a circular on Tuesday restricting the public celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi to three days.
2021-09-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Citizens extend support to Javed Akhtar, Naseeruddin Shah
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Over 150 citizens from different walks of life have condemned the hounding of prominent Bollywood personalities Javed Akhtar and Naseeruddin Shah.
2021-09-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
'Whole world suffering': SC on urgent hearing plea for temple reopening
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to give urgent hearing on a plea seeking direction to the Jharkhand government to consider reopening of Baba Baidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple, one of the twelve 'jyotirlingas' of Lord Shiva, in the state's Deoghar.
2021-09-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Allow Hanuman Chalisa inside Bihar Assembly: BJP MLA
Patna Sep 7 (IANS) A day after BJP legislators chanted 'Jai Sri Ram', 'Har Har Mahadev' inside the Jharkhand Assembly to protest against the allocation of a separate room by the Speaker for offering Namaz during the Assembly session, a saffron party MLA in Bihar on Tuesday demanded that Hanuman Chalisa should be allowed in the Vidhan Sabha.
2021-09-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Religion
SP MLA seeks prayer room for 'namaz' in UP Assembly complex
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki has now demanded a 'namaz' room in the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Bhawan, after the Jharkhand government allocated a room for offering prayers.
2021-09-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Don't fear, work for India's progress: Bhagwat to Muslims
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Wooing the minority community, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has reiterated that Muslims have nothing to fear in India, and they must work unitedly with the majority community for the common goal of the country's progress.
2021-09-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
BJP MLAs chant Jai Sri Ram to protest against Namaz in Jharkhand Assembly
Ranchi, Sep 6 (IANS) BJP legislators chanted 'Jai Sri Ram', 'Har Har Mahadev' inside the Jharkhand Assembly on Monday to protest against the allocation of a room by the Speaker for offering Namaz during the Assembly session.
2021-09-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Religion
Prioritise public safety, avoid all meets, protests: Thackeray to parties
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) As Maharashtra stands on the brink of a potential "third wave" of Covid, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday fervently appealed to all political parties and the common people to put off all protests and avoid crowds during the upcoming festival season.
2021-09-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
Panaji bans firecrackers, processions during Ganesh Chaturthi
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Ganesh Chaturthi processions and bursting of firecrackers have been banned in Panaji, as part of the guidelines for the popular, upcoming festival, issued by the city civic body on Monday.
2021-09-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
Mammootty@70: Does the adage 'behind every successful man is a woman' hold true for the legend?
Kochi, Sep 6 (IANS) On the eve of one of Keralas most popular icon, superstar Mammootty's 70th birthday, can we say that the good old adage of "behind every successful man is a woman" is true?
2021-09-06
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
No evidence in coach offering 'namaz' in UP stadium: Police sources
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 6 (IANS) The Pilibhit police have failed to find any truth in the charges levelled against a hockey coach that he had offered 'namaz' in a sports stadium here.
2021-09-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion