What is the sacred oil from Jerusalem that will anoint Charles as king?
King Charles will be anointed with the holy oil before receiving the orb, sceptre, and coronation ring, symbols of his regal status, during the coronation service. This time, however, the oil will be cruelty-free and made using olives
In Your Face | Conversion is a primary reason for religious discord in India, must be stopped immediately
We need to realise that religion is a map that helps bring us to the door of spirituality; we can either open the door or wander aimlessly looking for God
Reclaiming Hindu identity, again: A Dalit journey in America
This is an unusual story of Aldrin Deepak, told in his own words. Deepak is a Dalit Hindu living in San Francisco, but for him ‘caste’ has not been part of his Hindu identity
A former Christian’s view of missionaries in India: Of lies, deceit and supremacist worldview
In their attempts to convert Hindus, Christian missionaries use falsity, scare tactics, threats of poverty and starvation, ridicule of Hinduism, promises of immediate riches, and an eventual utopia after death
Acquitting Bishop Mulakkal, Kerala court says 'inconsistent versions' pose questions on survivor's credibility
The court said that the survivor’s claim that she was raped on 13 occasions under duress cannot be relied on the basis of her solitary testimony
I am an Indian Christian and I do not feel persecuted in my motherland
A few, isolated cases of Christian persecution cannot be generalised to be the plight of all Christians in India. It is the conversion that is the real trigger to the disharmony between Christians and Hindus
Christmas 2021: Who are the Three Wise Men or Magi and what is their story?
It is believed that the Three Wise Men — Melchior, Gaspar (also called Caspar) and Balthazar — gifted Jesus gold to signify his status as King of the Jews, frankincense representing the infant's identity as the Son of God; and finally, myrrh that touched upon Jesus' mortality
St. Stephen releases first cut-off list for undergraduate courses; interviews to be held online
St. Stephen's College releases a separate cut-off list from the Delhi University that has 85 percent weightage, and the remaining 15 percent is based on online interviews
Police complaint against Kareena Kapoor Khan filed over title of her book Pregnancy Bible
Alpha Omega Christian Mahasangh has filed a complaint against Kareena Kapoor Khan and two others for "hurting religious sentiments" by using the word "Bible" in the book's title.
Turkey appoints three imams, including professor, for Hagia Sophia ahead of prayers in Istanbul landmark
A Turkish high court recently ruled that the Hagia Sophia had been illegally made into a museum more than eight decades ago.
In Pakistan, casteism runs deep into its gutters as only Christians can apply for sewer cleaner jobs; neglected community mired in poverty, illiteracy
Doctors often refuse to treat the sweepers, who are seen as unclean and untouchable.
After Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan, Punjab HC directs police to not take 'coercive actions' against Bharti Singh
The Punjab High Court has issued directions to not initiate any coercive actions against comedienne Bharti Singh, days after Raveena Tandon and Farah Khan were granted relief in the case
Hymn 'Abide With Me' dropped from list of Beating Retreat tunes, may be replaced with Vande Mataram, say reports
The Defence Ministry has dropped the traditional Christian hymn Abide With Me from the list of tunes to be played during the Beating Retreat ceremony
Farah Khan, Raveena Tandon apologise to Cardinal Oswald Gracias for allegedly hurting Christian sentiments
Farah Khan and Raveena Tandon met Indian Cardinal of Roman Catholic Church, Cardinal Oswald Gracias to tender an apology after the duo, along with Bharti Singh, were booked for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the community in a TV show
Christian community protests against Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan and Bharti Singh in Jammu for allegedly hurting religious sentiments
Following the objections and complaints, Raveena Tandon and Farah Khan had tweeted that they did not intend to offend any religion.
Raveena Tandon on complaint over hurting religious sentiment: Not a word can be interpreted as an insult to any religion
The Punjab Police on Thursday, 26 December, booked actor Raveena Tandon, director Farah Khan and others for allegedly commenting on Jesus Christ on a television show.
Citizenship Amendment Act: Mass awareness campaign need of the hour as misinformation on law fuels protests, serves vested interests
The fact is blatant misinformation about this Act has been spread by vested interests and this misinformation is bringing this country to the brink of a full-blown riot.
Kamal Nath says Citizenship Act amended to divert attention from economic slowdown, accuses Centre of practising ‘politics of distraction’
Addressing newspersons at the Indian Women's Press Club, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath said he was most worried about the future of Indian youths
Citizenship Amendment Bill: From delinking religion to no geographical restrictions, National Register of Citizens is not CAB
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 is an instrument to grant citizenship to a particular set of illegal migrants while National Register of Citizens is an exercise to differentiate illegal migrants from bona fide citizens.
From The Wicker Man to Midsommar: Tracing the folk horror tradition and its recent renaissance in cinema
It is impossible to talk about Midsommar without discussing its precedents, which pioneered the rich traditions and iconography of folk horror.