Religion

Himachal Assembly makes anti-conversion law more stringent 

The bill proposes to increase the punishment for illegal conversions to a maximum of 10 years from seven years.

published on : 13th August 2022

Government can’t deny benefits to non-religious: Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court on Friday said citizens from economically weaker sections could not be denied benefits because they did not identify with a religion.

published on : 13th August 2022

Himachal government introduces more stringent version of state's anti-conversion law

The 2019 bill was notified only on December 21, 2020 - 15 months after it was passed in the state assembly.

published on : 12th August 2022

Hindu nationalists push boycott of Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha'

The Internet is awash with clips from a 2015 interview when Khan expressed a growing "sense of fear" and that he and his then-wife discussed leaving India.

published on : 5th August 2022

Religious harmony: Temple & mosque panels unite to raise fund for cancer patient in Kerala

The mosque committee has so far raised more than Rs 1.5 crore for the Kottakkal resident being treated at a private hospital in Kozhikode.

published on : 1st August 2022

Of God, particles and theory of everything

Facts and proof are determined by the age we live in. In 1633, Galileo was imprisoned for claiming that the earth revolved around the sun and not the other way around, as the Church believed.

published on : 31st July 2022

Have to inculcate belief in everyone that each Indian is safe here: NSA Doval on religious animosity

The National Security Advisor said there was a need to include everyone in the fight against radical forces and tell them that there is no place for hatred and agitation against any religion.

published on : 30th July 2022

Changing tides of India’s communal ties

Alienating a particular community is wrong. The question lies in whether domination by Hindus is the correct answer to appeasement politics.

published on : 18th July 2022

Brahma: Creator of the Universe

Brahma is said to be the source of all the knowledge that exists in this world.

published on : 17th July 2022

Government not against any religion, says MK Stalin

The Chief Minister told detractors that the Dravidian model means ensuring equal growth of all districts and spurring industrial, social development.

published on : 10th July 2022

World Zoroastrian Congress in New York meet aims to address depletion of their ancient faith

 Prospects for growth are limited, given that Zoroastrians don't seek to convert outsiders and in many cases don't consider the children of mixed marriages to be members of the faith.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Vastu can help you remain positive

As per the tenets of Vastu, if a house is in sync with the universal energy system, no external elements can make its residents either stressed or anxious.  

published on : 26th June 2022

That is reality, that is the self, and that is you: The universal truth

‘Tat tvam asi’ reveals a great truth about the underlying unity in this world. Every living being in this world is a form of the Supreme being.

published on : 26th June 2022

Did we come from apes and fish? Or AI?

Religion and science have been battling it out for centuries over the authorship of man. Hindus believe that Brahma created man and woman by divvying himself into two.

published on : 26th June 2022

'The Bangalore Detectives Club' book review: A misplaced mystery

The thing with a detective novel is that when you dive into one, you do so with a sense of purpose––to uncover the truth behind a mystery.

published on : 19th June 2022

There cannot be 'double standards' on religiophobia, India at UN amid Prophet Mohammad row

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said on Friday that India has been the greatest victim of terrorism, especially cross-border terrorism.

published on : 18th June 2022

Kerala gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh's lawyer booked for hurting religious sentiments

Advocate Krishna Raj alleged in a Facebook post that his KSRTC bus driver, who was dressed in Muslim attire was running a bus from Kondotty (in Malappuram district) to Kabul in Afghanistan.

published on : 12th June 2022

Exploring spirituality: A beginner’s guide

First, one must understand the true meaning of spirituality. Many of us consider ourselves to be spiritual when in reality, we are religious.

published on : 5th June 2022

The storehouse of knowledge

Most people in India are aware that the Vedas are the oldest texts in Hinduism. However, not many are familiar with what exactly they contain.

published on : 5th June 2022

The perils of preconceived notions

Children, knowingly or unknowingly, many of us harbour prejudices about others. Our preconceptions do not allow us to understand them properly.

published on : 5th June 2022
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