Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The city police stepped in to ensure that no artisan shapes 'mahisasura', the demon killed by Goddess Durga resembling India's cricket coach Greg Chappell in the idols to be displayed during the September end puja.
Thursday, August 31, 2006 4:13:38 PM
Bhopal, Aug 31 (IANS) Madrassas in Madhya Pradesh will have to compulsorily sing Vande Mataram, India's national song, to mark its centenary Sept 7.
Thursday, August 31, 2006 1:39:48 PM
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said its minority cell has given up its decision to sing Vande Mataram in the parliament compound after they were denied permission for it.
Wednesday, August 30, 2006 7:32:58 PM
Raipur, Aug 30 (IANS) Christian groups in Chhattisgarh are lobbying against the anti-conversion bill passed by the state assembly that has banned religious conversion by force or allurement.
Wednesday, August 30, 2006 1:49:31 PM
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) From the darkness of a 60-foot-deep pit to the razzmatazz of Kolkata's Durga Puja, five-year-old Prince would be one of the star attractions this festive season in the city. He will share the limelight with prodigious four-year-old long-distance runner Budhia Singh.
Tuesday, August 29, 2006 3:14:15 PM
Jammu, Aug 29 (IANS) Controversy refuses to die down over whether the ice Shiv Lingam at the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir this year was artificial or naturally formed.
Tuesday, August 29, 2006 2:55:12 PM
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Growing discontent among Indian Muslims with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over the official responses to the Mumbai train bombings is worrying both Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, say ruling party sources.
Tuesday, August 29, 2006 8:14:58 AM
Jammu, Aug 27 (IANS) The priests of Mattan - a sacred place for Hindus - are angry with the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) and Justice (retd) K.K. Gupta who have accused them of tampering with the Shivalingam (an icon of Lord Shiva) at the cave shrine of Amarnath this year.
Sunday, August 27, 2006 7:50:10 PM
Agra, Aug 27 (IANS) The deity of Sri Navneet Priyaji from Nathdwara in Rajasthan is being brought to Mathura after 350 years.
Sunday, August 27, 2006 6:41:38 PM
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) The 11-day Ganesh festival began in Hyderabad Sunday with fanfare and religious fervour amid tight security arrangements.
Sunday, August 27, 2006 4:38:38 PM
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