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Ganesh visarjan: Environmental crisis is real and more critical than religious sentiment

Aug 31, 2016

Ganesh visarjan: Environmental crisis is real and more critical than religious sentiment

Ganpati visarjan was started and popularised by social reformer and lawyer Bal Gangadhar Tilak in 1892 in an attempt to promote nationalism among people. It was meant to be a show of strength against the British. #Religion #Environment #InMyOpinion #Ganesh festival #Pollution #Aditya Thackeray #Ganpati #Ganpati visarjan
A deeper reflection on the Haji Ali case: Is Sufism disappearing from the Indian Dargahs?

Aug 28, 2016

A deeper reflection on the Haji Ali case: Is Sufism disappearing from the Indian Dargahs?

Is Sufism dying out even at the Dargahs and Khanqahs (Sufi shrines), which imbibed an egalitarian tradition of inclusiveness? #Feminism #India #Religion #Islam #ConnectTheDots #Bombay High Court #Women #Haji Ali Dargah #Muslims #Sufism #sanctum sanctorum
Haji Ali and Muslim women's fight for dargah entry is much more than just a gender issue

Aug 28, 2016

Haji Ali and Muslim women's fight for dargah entry is much more than just a gender issue

To view the victory of women activists, both Hindu and Muslim, in their fight for access to inner sanctum of places of worship as merely a fight for gender equality belittles the bigger message concealed within the development. #Religion #Islam #ConnectTheDots #Bombay High Court #Hindu #Haji Ali Dargah #Muslim #Quran #burkini #Shani Shingnapur #Haji Ali Dargah Trust
Haji Ali Dargah: Bombay HC's landmark ruling is a step closer to an equal world

Aug 26, 2016

Haji Ali Dargah: Bombay HC's landmark ruling is a step closer to an equal world

Along with Trupti Desai and her group these citizens have decided to stand up and be counted for womens’ equality in religion. #Religion #InMyOpinion #Gender equality #Haji Ali Dargah #Gender discrimination #Trupti Desai #Shani Shingnapur #Right to pray
Centre committed to the development of minorities: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Aug 21, 2016

Centre committed to the development of minorities: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi expressed concern over the poor financial status of minorities in the country. #India #Religion #TheySaidIt #Vadodara #Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi #Minority rights #Mission Empowerment
Religious month affecting fish diet for penguins in Mumbai zoo reveals poor planning

Aug 10, 2016

Religious month affecting fish diet for penguins in Mumbai zoo reveals poor planning

Penguins in a Mumbai zoo are not getting enough fish to eat because of Shraavana. This just shows poor planning on the part of the Byculla zoo. #Life #India #Religion #Mumbai #CriticalPoint #fish #Animal rights #Byculla zoo #Humboldt penguins #Shareworthy #Shraavana
Rio Olympics 2016: Meet the Egyptian beach volleyball player who didn't let a hijab stop her

Aug 09, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Meet the Egyptian beach volleyball player who didn't let a hijab stop her

When Nada Meawad and Doaa Elghobashy made their Olympic debut in beach volleyball in a hijab and long sleeves, they caught the attention of the world. #Sports #Religion #Egypt #Germany #Culture #Hijab #Beach Volleyball #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Rio Olympics 2016 #When in Rio #Muslim athletes #Doaa Elghobashy #Nada Meawad