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You don’t have the right to celebrate Navratri, Ganeshotsav or Dahi Handi on the streets, says Mumbai HC

You don’t have the right to celebrate Navratri, Ganeshotsav or Dahi Handi on the streets, says Mumbai HC

It may come as a relief to those frustrated with roadblocks caused in the name of religion. The Mumbai High Court, on Wednesday, has ruled that you don’t have the right to worship idols in public places while issuing stricter norms for temporary pandals for festivals like Dahi Handi, Navratri and Ganeshotsav that take over […]

Busted ISIS cell wanted to plant beef at Bhagyalakshmi temple, spark riots during Ramzan

Busted ISIS cell wanted to plant beef at Bhagyalakshmi temple, spark riots during Ramzan

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) early on Wednesday busted an Islamic State (IS) module in Hyderabad, detaining 11 youths who were allegedly plotting powerful bomb blasts to target VVIPs and crowded places in the city and intended to trigger communal riots by placing cow and buffalo meat at the Bhagyalakshmi temple at the base of […]

India to become full member of MTCR (Missile Technology Control Regime ) today

India to become full member of MTCR (Missile Technology Control Regime ) today

MTCR membership will enable India to buy high-end missile technology and also enhance its joint ventures with Russia. In its first entry into any multilateral export control regime, India is all set to join the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) on Monday as a full member, three days after it failed to get NSG membership […]

India to get access to almost 99% of US defence technologies, says Obama administration official

India to get access to almost 99% of US defence technologies, says Obama administration official

WASHINGTON: India will be the only country outside US’ formal treaty allies that will gain access to almost 99 per cent of latest America’s defence technologies after being recognised as a ‘Major Defence Partner’, a senior Obama administration official has said. “India (now) enjoys access to (defence) technologies that is on par with our treaty […]

Baba Ramdev: If your religion is so weak that it can be threatened by yoga, leave that religion

Baba Ramdev: If your religion is so weak that it can be threatened by yoga, leave that religion

At a time that religious passions have been stirred over the observation of International Yoga Day and practising of Surya Namaskar in schools, Baba Ramdev, who has today become virtually synonymous with yoga, indulged in some tongue-in-cheek jousting over the controversy. Speaking on the subject at a function organised by the Parmarath Ashram in Rishikesh, […]

Rare 1000-year-old Hindu Vishnu temple excavated in Dinajpur with Unique ‘Nava-Ratha’ architecture

Rare 1000-year-old Hindu Vishnu temple excavated in Dinajpur with Unique ‘Nava-Ratha’ architecture

A group of archaeologists has recently unearthed a rare Vishnu temple with a unique ‘nava-ratha’ architecture at Madhabgaon village in Kaharol upazila of the northern district of Dinajpur. Archaeologists from Jahangirnagar University’s department of archaeology in Savar, Dhaka, including its director Prof. Swadhin Sen, Prof. Syed Mohammed Kamrul Ahsan, Prof. Seema Hoque and Sabekunnaher Sithi […]

Tamil Nadu: Major heist at Thanjavur temple, it is the biggest heists in a temple in recent times.

Tamil Nadu: Major heist at Thanjavur temple, it is the biggest heists in a temple in recent times.

THANJAVUR:In one of the biggest heists, thieves decamped with 316 sovereigns of jewellery from an ancient temple in the district in the wee hours of Tuesday. According to sources, the archakas who came to the Varadharajaperumal temple in Kaarappankadu village near Madukkur on Tuesday found the locks of the sanctum sanctorum  of the temple broken […]

ACB books Sheila, Kejriwal governments in Rs 400 crore tanker scam

ACB books Sheila, Kejriwal governments in Rs 400 crore tanker scam

The Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of the Delhi government on Monday registered an FIR in the alleged Rs 400-crore tanker scam against the previous Sheila Dikshit government as well as the current Kejriwal dispensation. ACB chief Mukesh Meena said both the CM and his predecessor may be called for questioning. Meena said the FIR was registered […]

Four Indians (Hindus) from Mumbai send rare blood to save Bangladeshi youth (Muslim)

Four Indians (Hindus) from Mumbai send rare blood to save Bangladeshi youth (Muslim)

By Pallab Bhattacharya Four pints of the rare “Bombay blood group” reached Dhaka from Mumbai yesterday to save the life of a Bangladeshi youth who had a road accident and is waiting to undergo a life-saving surgery. Four people from Mumbai, the financial hub of India, have come to the rescue of victim Mohammed Kamruzzaman […]

How to explain concept of God in Hinduism to Kids

How to explain concept of God in Hinduism to Kids

Where is God ?   Who is God ?   How is God ? And more importantly being a Hindu, how many Gods is additional question that comes commonly to many minds including children. Some of the Hindu parents instead of answering these questions in a simple and honest way, try to complicate or totally […]

At 99%, Telangana has maximum non-vegetarians in the country

At 99%, Telangana has maximum non-vegetarians in the country

HYDERABAD: Telangana has the highest proportion of meat-eaters in the country with almost 99% of its residents being non-vegetarians, a Registrar General of India survey of people aged 15 years and above has revealed. An almost equal percentage of men (98.8) and women (98.6) are non-vegetarians in the state. West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and […]

Rajnath Singh announces new Indian reserve battalion named after Maharana Pratap

Rajnath Singh announces new Indian reserve battalion named after Maharana Pratap

Udaipur: In a significant announcement, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday that an Indian reserve battalion named after Maharana Pratap will be set up. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the government of India would never let the memory of Maharana Pratap fade from history, while announcing a new India Reserve Battalion named […]