Jaipur, Dec 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Dalits Tuesday defied an age-old ban imposed on them by the upper castes and peacefully entered the Chawanda Mata temple in Rajasthan amid heavy police security.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 7:04:30 PM
Patna, Dec 12 (IANS) Forget about fiction bestsellers or celebrity memoirs, the hottest selling book at the Patna book fair is the Quran with more than 500 copies being bought - mostly by non-Muslims.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 8:12:54 AM
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 11 (IANS) The Kerala government has decided to give state guest status to the Shankaracharya of Kanchi, Jayendra Saraswati, when he arrives here Tuesday.
Monday, December 11, 2006 4:16:41 PM
Kendrapada (Orissa), Dec 11 (IANS) Overruling caste-bound tradition and years of discrimination, hundreds of Dalits will enter a Jagannath temple here Dec 20 after the high court last week gave a ruling in their favour.
Monday, December 11, 2006 2:21:16 PM
Amritsar, Dec 10 (IANS) Former MP Navjot Sidhu, convicted for culpable homicide, Sunday returned to his Lok Sabha constituency of Amritsar and paid obeisance at the Golden Temple, the holiest Sikh shrine.
Sunday, December 10, 2006 10:29:33 PM
Bangalore, Dec 10 (IANS) Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has expressed deep regret over rising intolerance in the country, saying this needs to be curbed right away.
Sunday, December 10, 2006 7:17:32 PM
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) In yet another bow to Indian Muslims, at least 27 assembly constituencies where the community forms the majority remain reserved for members of the Scheduled Castes.
Friday, December 08, 2006 2:03:10 PM
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) He was the only Indian, the only Hindu and the only vegetarian at a global Sufi conference in Pakistan. And D.R. Kaarthikeyan, a former top-notch crime investigator, is back home with the firm conviction that most Pakistanis want to live in peace with India.
Friday, December 08, 2006 7:50:50 AM
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) A statue of the Dravidian movement's ideologue, E.V. Ramasamy Naicker 'Periyar', was Thursday vandalised in Srirangam temple town, prompting the Tamil Nadu government to beef up security at major Hindu temples.
Thursday, December 07, 2006 9:18:22 PM
Ayodhya, Dec 6 (IANS) Even as the Muslim community in the ancient town of Ayodhya observed a silent protest against the demolition of the 16th century Babri mosque on this day 14 years ago, Hindu groups reiterated their resolve to build a grand temple for Lord Rama at the spot.
Wednesday, December 06, 2006 8:13:06 PM
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