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Issue of entry of women in Haji Ali: Bombay HC asks stakeholders to submit arguments in 2 weeks

Feb 09, 2016

Issue of entry of women in Haji Ali: Bombay HC asks stakeholders to submit arguments in 2 weeks

Reserving its judgement on the ban of entry of women in the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali Durgah in Mumbai, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked all the parties to submit their arguments in writing in two weeks. #India #Religion #NewsTracker #Bombay High Court #Women #sexism #Haji Ali Durgah #entry ban
Supreme Court's attempts to interfere in traditions of Sabarimala temple objectionable: RS MP

Feb 08, 2016

Supreme Court's attempts to interfere in traditions of Sabarimala temple objectionable: RS MP

Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar has termed as "objectionable" the Supreme Court's attempt to "interfere" in traditions of Sabarimala temple. #India #Religion #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Rajya Sabha MP #Sabarimala temple #sexism #tradition
Obama says faith a cure for fears stirred by war, hard times | Reuters

Feb 05, 2016

Obama says faith a cure for fears stirred by war, hard times | Reuters

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama, taking on Republican presidential candidates for stirring up anxiety among Americans, told leaders at Washington's national prayer breakfast on Thursday that faith could conquer fear brought on by war, technology, and economic troubles. "It is a primal emotion, fear, one that we all experience.  And it can be contagious, spreading through societies, and through nations," Obama said #United States #Obama #India #Religion #Middle East #Latin America #opinion
Pope Francis, the movie star: Religious leader to play himself in a film

Feb 02, 2016

Pope Francis, the movie star: Religious leader to play himself in a film

Pope Francis will become the first Pope in the world to appear in a feature film. And the Pope will play himself in the film. #BuzzPatrol #Life #Religion #Entertainment #Pope Francis #Shareworthy #Beyond the Sun #feature film #AMBI Pictures
Shani Shingnapur controversy: Freedom of religion does not mean freedom to discriminate

Jan 28, 2016

Shani Shingnapur controversy: Freedom of religion does not mean freedom to discriminate

As the Shani Shingnapur row intensifies, feminists are reminding us that “Freedom of Religion” is not a synonym for “Freedom to Discriminate”. #Feminism #India #Religion #CriticalPoint #Freedom #Women #Maharashtra #Gender equality #Human Rights #Sabarimala #Haji Ali Dargah #Constitution #sexism #Shareworthy #Shani Shingnapur Temple
Mahatma Gandhi thought India, in her impatience, created many anarchists, reveals new book

Jan 24, 2016

Mahatma Gandhi thought India, in her impatience, created many anarchists, reveals new book

Nearly four decades before Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was put on trial for conspiracy, the two had shared stage for Dussehra celebrations in London where one praised pacifist Rama and the other the demon-slayer Durga. #Religion #NewsTracker #Hinduism #Mahatma Gandhi #Durga #Veer Savarkar
Madrassas in India should be barred from teaching in Urdu and Arabic: Shiv Sena

Jan 20, 2016

Madrassas in India should be barred from teaching in Urdu and Arabic: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena said madrassas in India should be barred from using Urdu and Arabic as medium of instruction and they should be replaced with English and Hindi. #India #Religion #Arabic #Education #TheySaidIt #language #Shiv Sena #Hindi #English #UK #communalism #Urdu #Migrants #PM Narendra Modi #Madrassas
Arab Muslim youths say Islamic State, Al Qaeda distort Islam: poll

Jan 13, 2016

Arab Muslim youths say Islamic State, Al Qaeda distort Islam: poll

A majority of Arab Muslim youths see the actions of extremists such as the Islamic State group and Al-Qaeda as a perversion of Islam's teachings, according to a new poll. #India #Religion #Middle East #NewsTracker #Education #Morocco #Palestine #Arab #religious #islamic-state #ISIS
Silence can embolden criminals, as in the lynching of Muslim man: US official on Dadri incident

Jan 13, 2016

Silence can embolden criminals, as in the lynching of Muslim man: US official on Dadri incident

Silence can embolden criminals and it is therefore important for public figures and private individuals to speak, said a US official on the Dadri incident. #Uttar Pradesh #India #Religion #beef #TheySaidIt #UP #Human Rights #communalism #Muslim #US official #PM Narendra Modi #Dadri lynching
Latest Census data shows youth surge: Nearly 41% of India's population is below the age of 20

Jan 13, 2016

Latest Census data shows youth surge: Nearly 41% of India's population is below the age of 20

The latest census 2011 data released on Tuesday shows that around 41 percent of the population in India is below 20 years old. #India #Religion #literacy #Population #NewsTracker #Birth rate #Education #Census 2011 #elderly #youth #Hindus #Muslims #Demography