New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The very visible identities of Islam - burqa, beard, skullcap and hijab - are posing problems to large numbers of Muslims in India, a country with the world's second largest Islamic population.
Sunday, December 03, 2006 8:29:04 AM
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 1 (IANS) Kerala minister G. Sudhakaran has asked Kannada actress Jaimala to reveal the 'real facts' of her claim that she went inside the Sabarimala temple several years ago and even touched the deity inside in contravention of ages-old tradition.
Friday, December 01, 2006 5:42:38 PM
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The reported demolition in Kazakhstan of the homes of 11 Hindu families figured in the Rajya Sabha Friday, with a member demanding that the house pass a resolution condemning the action.
Friday, December 01, 2006 4:14:03 PM
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Maharashtra was put on alert, including the state capital Mumbai, Thursday following widespread protests by Dalits over an incident of alleged vandalism of B.R. Ambedkar's statue in Uttar Pradesh.
Thursday, November 30, 2006 12:34:20 PM
Patna, Nov 27 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday said he was opposed to reservation for Muslims on religious basis but favoured quotas on the base of their social and educational backwardness.
Monday, November 27, 2006 11:30:00 PM
Kendrapada (Orissa), Nov 27 (IANS) Hundreds of people in an Orissa village peered at a deity through apertures in the temple wall after a court last week banned their entry over a dispute on allowing Dalits to worship.
Monday, November 27, 2006 4:56:01 PM
Patna, Nov 27 (IANS) Two Chinese Buddhist monks arrived in Bihar's historical city of Nalanda after a four-month long journey by foot from China's Shaanxi province, tracing the route undertaken by Chinese scholar Xuanzang, over 1,300 years back.
Monday, November 27, 2006 4:12:46 PM
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) Is there a secret understanding between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav and the top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership? So thinks the All India Muslim Personal Law board (AIMPLB) executive.
Monday, November 27, 2006 4:11:41 PM
Ranchi, Nov 27 (IANS) At least 600 tribal people were converted to Christianity in Jharkhand, news reports here said Monday.
Monday, November 27, 2006 2:38:58 PM
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 26 (IANS) A bath in divine dew, sunshine, herbal soup, joss-stick smoke or incense is a Tibetan tradition for health and longevity.
Sunday, November 26, 2006 9:13:35 AM
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