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The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) mulls moving 7.5 tonne gold under monetisation scheme

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) mulls moving 7.5 tonne gold under monetisation scheme

HYDERABAD: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the world’s richest Hindu temple of Sri Venkateswara Swamy, may move all of its 7.5 tonnes stashed gold under Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS), launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year. The TTD which recently said it moved over 1.3 tonnes of yellow metal to Punjab National […]

Ganga to be clean by July 2018: Uma Bharti

Ganga to be clean by July 2018: Uma Bharti

She said the return of river dolphins, turtles and gold fish in the Ganga aqua life system would be the biggest benchmark to prove that the river has rejuvenated. Government on Thursday exuded confidence in Lok Sabha that Ganga would be cleaned by July 2018 and said the return of aqua life in the river […]

Brain dead Surat boy gives life to four

Brain dead Surat boy gives life to four

SURAT: Moinnudin Khan (43) from Alwar in Rajasthan and undergoing treatment in Mumbai hospital, got a new lease of life following heart transplant from a brain-dead teenager in Surat. Khan was among the four persons who benefited after 17-year-old Dishank Jariwala’s family decided to donate their brain-dead son’s organs. Dishank’s two kidneys were transplanted into […]

Saying ‘I am a Hindu’ should be respected

Saying ‘I am a Hindu’ should be respected

Clearly, there has been a long history of maligning dharma that continues worldwide today. by DR DAVID FRAWLEY  @davidfrawleyved Saying “I am a Hindu” is bound to meet with denigration in the West and even in India – more so if someone born in the West states to have formally become a Hindu. Yet for someone in […]

JNU is a den of organised sex racket, says dossier prepared by university teachers

JNU is a den of organised sex racket, says dossier prepared by university teachers

A dossier prepared by a group of teachers of the Jawaharlal Nehru University is likely to add more fuel to the fiery controversy surrounding the prestigious academic institution. The 200-page report, which has been put together by a group of 11 JNU teachers, describes the university as a “den of organised sex racket.” The document, […]

Mayawati appears as Goddess Kali, holding Smriti Irani’s decapitated head in posters at Ambedkar ‘shobha yatra’ in UP

Mayawati appears as Goddess Kali, holding Smriti Irani’s decapitated head in posters at Ambedkar ‘shobha yatra’ in UP

Days after a controversial poster depicting UP BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya as Lord Krishna triggered a political row, another one showing former CM Mayawati as Goddess Kali came up in Hathras on Sunday. Mayawati is shown holding the chopped head of Union human resource development minister Smriti Irani in one hand, standing over the […]

Kanhaiya Lied : Strangling allegations untrue, says Mumbai police; accused calls it a publicity stunt

Kanhaiya Lied : Strangling allegations untrue, says Mumbai police; accused calls it a publicity stunt

The Mumbai police has that the allegations of strangulation made by JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar against a co-passenger in a Jet flight has been found to be untrue. Talking to reporters, Deven Bharti, Joint Commissioner, said, “Whatever has been alleged by his (Kanhaiya Kumar) friend, in our inquiry we’ve found it not to […]

Congress coined ‘Hindu terror’ to woo Muslims

Congress coined ‘Hindu terror’ to woo Muslims

NEW DELHI: Recent developments in ‘Hindutva terror‘ cases, where key prosecution witnesses recanted and investigators claimed that inquiries were manipulated, has seen BJP launch a concerted attack on Congress, accusing it of concocting ‘Hindu terrorism’ to play minority politics. The account of US citizen David Headley, a Lashkar operative convicted in the 26/11 case, the […]

Modi’s Swachh Bharat set to scale Everest: Indian Army heads for Nepal to bring down 4,000 kg of trash

Modi’s Swachh Bharat set to scale Everest: Indian Army heads for Nepal to bring down 4,000 kg of trash

A 34-member Indian Army mountaineering team is preparing for a challenging journey to scale Mount Everest to mark the golden jubilee of the first Indian conquest of the world’s highest peak. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat mission is set to reach the top of the world. A 34-member Indian Army mountaineering team is preparing […]

Kinnar Akhara of Transgenders make debut at Kumbh

Kinnar Akhara of Transgenders make debut at Kumbh

The maiden entry of Kinnar Akhara, an institution representing transgenders, at the Kumbh drew maximum attention as devotees scrambled to seek their blessings when they arrived at Gandharv Ghat Friday evening. The maiden entry of Kinnar Akhara, an institution representing transgenders, at the Kumbh drew maximum attention as devotees scrambled to seek their blessings when […]

Hinduism and Climate Change

Hinduism and Climate Change

by Professor Makarand Paranjape (JNU)  Many Hindus recite a short Sanskrit prayer before stepping onto the floor after they wake up in the morning: Samudra vasane Devi, Parvata stana mandale Vishnupatni namastubhyam, Paada sparsham kshamasva me. O! Mother Earth, who has the ocean as clothes and mountains and forests on her body, who is the […]

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