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Nitish Kumar calls for action against Sena MPs who force-fed Muslim

Jul 23, 2014

Nitish Kumar calls for action against Sena MPs who force-fed Muslim

Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today strongly condemned Shiv Sena MPs for allegedly forcing a fasting Muslim to eat. #Religion #TheySaidIt #Shiv Sena #Nitish Kumar #Shiv Sena MPs
George Clooney blasts Daily Mail over 'irresponsible' story on fiancee's mom

Jul 09, 2014

George Clooney blasts Daily Mail over 'irresponsible' story on fiancee's mom

Hollywood star George Clooney has written a column to blast reports suggesting his fiancee's mother is opposed to their marriage because of her religious beliefs. #NewsTracker #George Clooney #Amal Alamuddin #Druze religion
Everybody chill: BJP says Hindi is mix of Tamil, Gujarati, Bengali

Jun 21, 2014

Everybody chill: BJP says Hindi is mix of Tamil, Gujarati, Bengali

BJP on Friday sought to defend the government's move to promote Hindi, saying it seeks to bind the nation together and should not be construed as an "insult" to English. #India #Religion #BJP #NewsTracker #Tamil #TheySaidIt #Hindi #Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Modernizing madrassas: A cheap option which won't work

Jun 21, 2014

Modernizing madrassas: A cheap option which won't work

There is no reason why madrassas should be turned into hybrids --neither full-fledged seminaries nor proper mainstream educational institutions --by forcing them to take on a role they are not equipped for. #India #UPA #Religion #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Education system #Muslims #BJP government #Madrassas
Pune techie murder: Tharoor expresses concern over incident

Jun 04, 2014

Pune techie murder: Tharoor expresses concern over incident

"Our country has come to a point where somebody can be beaten to death for what he has said on Facebook is a very serious indictment of some of the extreme beliefs that are allowed to take hold in the imagination" of some people, Congress spokesperson Shahsi Tharoor said. #Religion #Congress #NewsTracker #Shashi Tharoor #Pune #Murder #techie #Muslim techie #concern

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If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Dec 19, 2013

If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Religion is supposed to be a personal equation between man and God. But is it actually? #OnOurMind #World #India #Religion #Blasphemy #Public life
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Jun 21, 2012

Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

A scholar of Hinduism at Harvard envisions India as a "sacred landscape" that existed as a geographical entity in people's cultural imagination long before cartographers, and modern historians, gave it a formal form. #Religion #Hinduism #Faith #Geography #Diana L. Eck

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Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Jul 25, 2014

On Religion: A Singer Blends Her Devotion to Jazz and the Baha’i Faith

In a San Francisco performance, Tierney Sutton combined the Great American Songbook, jazzy religious odes and a series of readings...
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Jul 28, 2014

Chinese police remove church's cross amid crackdown on religion

Hundreds of police took down a church's cross Monday in a city known as "China's Jerusalem" for its many houses of worship amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity... #China #Beijing
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Jul 25, 2014

Freedom isn't forcing religion on others: Column

Hobby Lobby upended our tradition of religious freedom by creating a hierarchy of religions... #China #Beijing
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