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Indian Muslims divided over Delhi HC's wedding age ruling

Jun 08, 2012

Indian Muslims divided over Delhi HC's wedding age ruling

The Delhi High Court ruling has sharply split the community, with clerics backing the law and virtually everyone else against it. #Social Issues #NewsTracker #Religion/Belief #Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan in Mumbai
Caught raising hell, South Korean monks quit

May 11, 2012

Caught raising hell, South Korean monks quit

Six leaders from South Korea's biggest Buddhist order have quit after secret video footage showed some supposedly serene monks raising hell, playing high-stakes poker, drinking and smoking. #NewsTracker #Religion/Belief #South Korea #Buddhism in Korea
In the battle against cancer, Chavez turns to Christ

May 08, 2012

In the battle against cancer, Chavez turns to Christ

Chavez has been praying for divine intervention during increasingly infrequent appearances on television, holding up a crucifix while vowing to overcome his illness. #NewsTracker #Venezuela #Religion/Belief #Hugo Chvez
Keralas new Islamic powerhouse

Apr 29, 2012

Keralas new Islamic powerhouse

A cleric lays siege to Kerala capital and positions himself as a major Muslim voice. #HowThisWorks #Kerala #Religion/Belief #Muslim League #Religions of Kerala
We are a nation of minorities. Let's scrap Article 30

Apr 16, 2012

We are a nation of minorities. Let's scrap Article 30

When it comes to religious and linguistic institutions, the state has no right to interfere with any of them - majority or minority. #OnOurMind #Religion/Belief #Minority rights #Minority group
With prayers, choruka, kanji, Kerala observes Good Friday

Apr 06, 2012

With prayers, choruka, kanji, Kerala observes Good Friday

Good Friday is observed as a day of prayer, penance and fasting to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ nearly 2,000 years ago. #Kerala #NewsTracker #Religion/Belief #Christianity #Good Friday #Jesus Christ
US missionaries celebrate Adoniram Judsons journey to India in 1812

Jan 28, 2012

US missionaries celebrate Adoniram Judsons journey to India in 1812

The American missionary impulsecrossed boundariesinto Asia when Adoniram Judson sailed from the United States to India 200 years ago. #HowThisWorks #Religion #Religion/Belief #Christianity #Adoniram Judson #Mission
Religion being misused Vikram Seth on Rushdie row

Jan 27, 2012

Religion being misused Vikram Seth on Rushdie row

Novelist Vikram Seth today said the Rushdie affair was whipped up because of "power", "politics" and "misuse of religion". #Salman Rushdie #NewsTracker #Religion/Belief #Jaipur Literature Festival #Vikram Seth #The Satanic Verses
Rushdie pulls out of Jaipur lit fest, cites threat to life

Jan 20, 2012

Rushdie pulls out of Jaipur lit fest, cites threat to life

In a statement released by his representatives in India, Rushdie confirmed that he will not be attending the festival as he has been told that paid assassins were on their way to Jaipur in a quest for him. #Rajasthan #Salman Rushdie #Religion/Belief #Tarun Tejpal #William Dalrymple #Jaipur #The Satanic Verses #JLF2012 #Ira Pande
Surya namaskar a yogic exercise unconnected with religon Digvijaya

Jan 12, 2012

Surya namaskar a yogic exercise unconnected with religon Digvijaya

Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Thursday took to twitter to air his views on the row over fatwa against yogic exercise Surya Namaskar. #NewsTracker #Religion/Belief #Shivraj Singh Chauhan #Madhya Pradesh #Secularism #Surya Namaskara