Chandigarh, Sep 6 (IANS) The highest body of the Sikh politico-religious affairs - the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) - Wednesday said that it had no problem with members of the Sikh community singing Vande Mataram, India's national song.
Wednesday, September 06, 2006 5:52:11 PM
Hyderabad, Sep 6 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh capital was abuzz with activity as the Ganesha festival entered its 11th day and the procession to immerse idols of the elephant-headed god began early Wednesday amid tight security arrangements in the communally sensitive walled quarter.
Wednesday, September 06, 2006 3:15:11 PM
Bhopal, Sep 6 (IANS) Several Muslim organisations in Madhya Pradesh say singing of the Vande Mataram is not against the basic tenets of Islam.
Wednesday, September 06, 2006 2:29:30 PM
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) While debate rages over the singing of the Vande Mataram in India to mark its centenary, an eminent Muslim social scientist says its singing should not be seen as a Hindu-Muslim issue.
Wednesday, September 06, 2006 12:57:08 PM
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Prominent Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Sadiq Tuesday urged a dialogue to resolve the ongoing controversy over the recitation of national song Vande Mataram in educational institutions on its anniversary Thursday.
Tuesday, September 05, 2006 11:08:10 PM
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Sharp differences have emerged between two Muslim sects in Uttar Pradesh over an edict about the manner in which namaz was offered at a funeral a month ago.
Tuesday, September 05, 2006 11:07:14 PM
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) The raging controversy over recitation of India's national song 'Vande Mataram' has apparently come in handy for the Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which plans to use it as a tool ahead of assembly polls next year.
Tuesday, September 05, 2006 2:58:01 PM
Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Watchtowers and air surveillance are part of the massive security arrangements being put in place for the Ganesha immersion procession here Wednesday that marks the end of 11-day festivities.
Tuesday, September 05, 2006 12:50:56 PM
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Police claim to have foiled a conspiracy to trigger communal violence during Wednesday's Ganesh immersion procession festival with the arrest here of a suspected agent of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).
Monday, September 04, 2006 2:25:34 PM
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) After Iraq's escalating anarchy claimed the lives of three Indian pilgrims and eight Pakistanis who were on their way from Syria to the Shia holy city of Karabala, the Indian survivors, all women, were preparing to return home soon.
Sunday, September 03, 2006 10:09:05 PM
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