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Karnataka bans religious congregations, caps wedding guests

Bengaluru, April 16 | Karnataka on Friday issued fresh Covid guidelines in the wake of the exponential spurt in Covid cases, banning all religious...

Gujarat CM to meet religious leaders on Covid situation

Gandhinagar, April 14 | The Gujarat Chief Minister, Vijay Rupani on Wednesday evening, will hold a virtual meeting with various religious leaders of the...

Religious hardliners bring Pak govt to a standstill

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, April 14 | The current ruling government of Pakistan, led by Prime Minister Imran Khan, may have come with a vision...

Covid surge: UP allows only 5 persons at a time in...

Lucknow, April 11 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to prohibit the entry of more than five persons at a...

SC anguished over plea seeking direction to control religious conversions

New Delhi, April 9 | The Supreme Court on Friday expressed anguish at a PIL seeking direction to the Centre to take steps and...

Highlight Guru Teg Bahadur’s sacrifice for religious freedom: Kharge

New Delhi, April 8 | The 400th Birth Anniversary (Prakash Purab) of Guru Teg Bahadur should not be looked only as a "religious event"...

Yogi orders removal of illegal religious structures

Lucknow, March 12 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh government has ordered the removal of all encroachments in the name of religious...

SGPC chief gives religious colour to farmers’ stir: BJP

Chandigarh, March 10 | Senior BJP Punjab leader and party's former National Secretary Harjit Singh Grewal on Wednesday condemned the role being played by...

Raje’s power yatra now becomes religious yatra

By Archana SharmaJaipur, March 5 | The much-talked about power yatra to be taken out by former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje from March 8,...

Yogi’s budget focuses on religious development

Lucknow, Feb 22 | Religious development is a major aspect of the budget tabled by the Yogi Adityanath government in its last budget before...

SC: Would like to see MP HC’s views on law on...

New Delhi, Feb 19 | The Supreme Court said on Friday that it would like to see the view of Madhya Pradesh High...

Tandav FIRs: SC says can’t play a role hurting others’ religious...

New Delhi, Jan 27 | The actors and makers of web series "Tandav" on Amazon Prime vehemently urged the Supreme Court on Wednesday to...

UNGA adopts resolution to safeguard religious sites

United Nations, Jan 22 | The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution to promote a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious...

Sufi religious leaders meet Naqvi, discuss Waqf, Haj and dargahs

New Delhi, Jan 19 | A delegation of 20 religious leaders associated with the All India Sufi Sajjadanashin Council (AISSC) met Union Minority Affairs...

Beijing-Islamabad nexus turns the heat on Pakistan’s religious minorities

By Ateet SharmaNew Delhi, Jan 8 | Soon after the brutal murder of 11 coal miners of the Pakistans Hazara minority community,...

Sidhu apologises for wearing shawl with Sikh religious symbols

Chandigarh, Dec 30 | A day after a directive from the Akal Takht, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday tendered a public apology...

Govt committed to development without religious discrimination: PM

New Delhi, Dec 22 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that his government was committed to ushering in development in the country...

Kashmiri Pandits claim arson at religious property in Srinagar

By Hitesh TikooJammu, Dec 16 | The Rainawari Kashmir Pandit Action Committee (RKPAC) has claimed that the Arya Samaj property in Srinagra's Motiyar locality...

Places of religious importance in UP to have solar power

Lucknow, Dec 16 | Cities having religious significance, including Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi, Prayagraj and Gorakhpur, will have clean and green energy by 2024.Uttar Pradesh...

Process begins for reopening of religious institutions in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 | The Odisha government on Monday said the process for reopening temples and other religious institutions, which were closed due to...

Aus PM urged to prioritise religious freedom laws

Canberra, Dec 7 | Australian religious leaders have joined forces to urge Prime Minister Scott Morrison to make the implementation of a Religious Discrimination...

French court orders govt to ease Covid-19 curbs on religious services

Paris, Nov 30 | France's highest administrative court has ordered the government to rethink a 30-person attendance limit for religious services to contain the...

Ordinance on religious conversions a hasty action: Mayawati

Lucknow, Nov 30 | The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday objected to the promulgation of an ordinance on religious conversions by the Uttar...

Remove 4 illegal religious structures in Haridwar by May 2021: SC

New Delhi, Nov 19 | The Supreme Court on Thursday gave the Uttarakhand government time till May 31, 2021 to demolish four religious structures...

Millions of young men in Pakistan ‘stunted’ by religious fundamentalism: Obama’s...

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi, Nov 18 | Former US President Barack Obama does not have a single positive view on Pakistan in his...

No large gatherings at Goa’s biggest religious event this year

Panaji, Nov 17 | Prayer services at Goa's biggest religious event -- a feast dedicated to 16th century Spanish saint Francis Xavier -- will...

‘K’taka BJP will soon enact law to prohibit religious conversions’

Chikkamagaluru, Nov 7 | Karnataka will soon enact a law prohibiting religious conversions, state's Health and Family Welfare Minister, K. Sudhakar said here on...

‘K’taka to act tough on marriages involving religious conversion’

Bengaluru, Nov 4 | A Karnataka minister has said that the state government would soon enact a law to ban religious conversions for the...

Pak’s religious council recommends opening of Saidpur village Hindu temple

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Oct 29 | The issue of constructing a Hindu temple in the heart Islamabad, an issue that was opposed by...

Police books advocate for hurting religious feelings in J&K

Jammu, Oct 26 | Jammu and Kashmir Police confirmed on Monday that they have booked an advocate for hurting the religious sentiments of a...

‘BHOG’ to ensure hygiene of ‘prasad’ at religious places in UP

Lucknow, Oct 23 | The Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) has launched 'Blissful Hygienic Offering to God' (BHOG) project in Lucknow.This is to...

Malayalam comedy ‘Halal Love Story’ about a religious group out making...

Mumbai, Oct 13 | The upcoming Malayalam film, Halal Love Story, is about the co-existence of two sets of diverse people portrayed in a...

3 teachers of religious school booked under PSA in J&K

Srinagar, Oct 13 | Three teachers of a religious school in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district have been booked by the police under the...

Religious places, cinema halls to remain closed in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 | The Odisha government on Thursday said places of worship, cinema halls and entertainment complexes will remain closed till October 31...

Amid religious politics, Andhra cops up vigil in worship places

Amaravati, Sep 26 | At a time when religious politics are raging in Andhra...

Yogi may bring ordinance to restrict religious conversion

Lucknow, Sep 18 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning to promulgate an ordinance against religious conversions soon. This is being done...

BJP MP raises J’khand religious conversions’ issue in Lok Sabha

Ranchi, Sep 14 | Ranchi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sanjay Seth raised the issue of religious conversions in Jharkhand during the Lok Sabha...

SC agrees to examine if religious places of all faiths can...

New Delhi, Sep 9 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a reply from the Centre on a plea seeking to open all religious...

No social, religious programmes in U.P. till Sept-end: Yogi

Lucknow, Aug 28 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has said it will not grant permission for holding any religious or...

SC refuses plea on reconstruction of religious structures in T’gana Secretariat

New Delhi, Aug 24 | The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to the Centre and Telangana government to...

Religious hatred should end: Rajini on Kanda Shasti controversy

Chennai, July 22 | Asserting that religious hatred should be eradicated, superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday thanked the Tamil Nadu government for taking prompt action...

Religious activities must go on: VHP chief’s retort to Pawar

New Delhi, July 20 | Hitting out at NCP supremo Sharad Pawar's remarks on the temple construction amid COVID pandemic and Congress leader Digvijaya...

Israel closes Al-Aqsa Mosque’s eastern gate, Waqf head warns of ‘religious...

Ramallah/Gaza, July 15 | Sheikh Abdul-Azim Salhab, head of the Muslim Waqf (Endowment) Council in Jerusalem, warned that Israel's order to close a gate...

In communal appeal to Muslim voters, Biden raises Kashmir in religious...

By Arul LouisNew York, June 28 | In an openly communal appeal to Muslim voters, Joe Biden, the Democratic Party candidate for President, has...

UP to plant trees with religious significance

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 24 | The trees associated with Lord Ram, Gautam Buddha and Guru Nanak Dev will be planted in three gardens...

Muslim body moves SC against Hindu group’s challenge to religious places...

New Delhi, June 14 | A Muslim group has moved the Supreme Court challenging a plea filed by a Hindu body, opposing the constitutional...

Hindu body moves SC on 1991 law on religious sites

New Delhi, June 12 | A Hindu organisation has moved the Supreme Court to challenge a provision of a 1991 law that provides for...

Haryana allows reopening of religious places, except in Gurugram

Chandigarh, June 6 | The Haryana government on Saturday decided to allow the reopening of religious places, places of worship for the public and...

No loitering in Punjab malls, no ‘prasad’ distribution in religious places

Chandigarh, June 6 | The Punjab government on Saturday announced to open malls from Monday with guidelines that the visitors must have COVA app...

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DoT gave many warnings to e-commerce firms on selling mobile signal...

New Delhi, April 17 | The Department of Telecommunications had repeatedly warned e-commerce companies in 2016 and 2019 for sale of unauthorised mobile signal...