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Easter 2022: Here are some easy cake recipes that anyone can try at home
World

Easter 2022: Here are some easy cake recipes that anyone can try at home

Eggs have a special significance on Easter as it symbolises new life and birth, mostly signifying the resurrection of Christ after his death

Easter 2022: Find date, history, significance of the Christian festival
World

Easter 2022: Find date, history, significance of the Christian festival

Easter is believed to have taken place three days after Jesus Christ was crucified by the Romans on Good Friday

Amid Udupi hijab controversy, demand for Uniform Civil Code grows stronger
Politics

Amid Udupi hijab controversy, demand for Uniform Civil Code grows stronger

The hijab controversy — a completely avoidable incident otherwise — lays emphasis on the need for a Uniform Civil Code in the country

Forget religious rhetoric, discussions around UCC should focus on  equitable justice to disadvantaged
India

Forget religious rhetoric, discussions around UCC should focus on equitable justice to disadvantaged

A priori condition for UCC is that State must have the will to enforce it on all. If there are communities bent upon forcing their own beliefs over Constitution, UCC will become counter-productive

Another Hindu businessman shot dead: A look at persecution of minorities in Pakistan
World

Another Hindu businessman shot dead: A look at persecution of minorities in Pakistan

The spokesperson for Justice for Minorities in Pakistan, Anila Gulzar, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise the issue of persecution of minorities in Pakistan at the UNSC and and other international forums

In new book Eden, Devdutt Pattanaik explores Judaism, Christianity, Islam: 'My work is helping people access other people's stories'
Arts & Culture

In new book Eden, Devdutt Pattanaik explores Judaism, Christianity, Islam: 'My work is helping people access other people's stories'

In his latest book Eden, Devdutt Pattanaik looks at Judaism, Christianity, and Islam through his unique Indian perspective.

Luxury lies: The real meaning of news these days
World

Luxury lies: The real meaning of news these days

The phrase ‘luxury beliefs’ are being used in some American circles to describe the worldview of this elite segment. ‘Luxury lies’ is a more appropriate term to describe what NYT delivers with its India stories though

Why Congress fails to understand Hindutva
India

Why Congress fails to understand Hindutva

Attacking Hindutva is attacking the very foundation of the Sanatan Dharma and the institutions that emerge from its ideals

Diver discovers 'extremely rare' 900-year-old sword dating back to the Third Crusade
World

Diver discovers 'extremely rare' 900-year-old sword dating back to the Third Crusade

Katzin also found stone anchors and pottery fragments that date back hundreds of years was found in the same 1,000-square-foot site.

Forced religious conversion cannot be measure of spread of any religion, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
India

Forced religious conversion cannot be measure of spread of any religion, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Naqvi said both believers and atheists have equal constitutional and social rights and protection in India.

Political war continues over 'narcotic jihad' remark; Pala Diocese comes out with explanation
India

Political war continues over 'narcotic jihad' remark; Pala Diocese comes out with explanation

The Pala Diocese, under the prominent Syro-Malabar Church, came out with an explanation that the bishop did not intend to hurt anyone and his remarks were not against any particular community

From vast Roman Catholic cathedrals to Protestant churches, this year's Easter celebrations were marked by COVID-19 restrictions
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From vast Roman Catholic cathedrals to Protestant churches, this year's Easter celebrations were marked by COVID-19 restrictions

Christianity’s most joyous feast day was celebrated worldwide with the faithful spaced apart in pews and singing choruses of “Hallelujah” through face coverings on a second Easter Sunday marked by pandemic precautions.

France tightens security amid fallout from teacher beheading, foreign 'meddling'
World

France tightens security amid fallout from teacher beheading, foreign 'meddling'

France’s national police have called for increased security at religious sites around the All Saint’s holiday this coming weekend, particularly noting online threats from extremists against Christians and moderate French Muslims

US announces launch of International Religious Freedom Alliance; other participants include Australia, Brazil, UK, Israel, Ukraine, Netherlands, Greece
World

US announces launch of International Religious Freedom Alliance; other participants include Australia, Brazil, UK, Israel, Ukraine, Netherlands, Greece

It is an Alliance of 'like-minded partners who treasure, and fight for, international religious freedom for every human being', US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in his address during the formal launch

Kalakshetra rescinds permission for TM Krishna's book launch in Chennai auditorium, cites possibility of instigating 'political, social disharmony'
Life

Kalakshetra rescinds permission for TM Krishna's book launch in Chennai auditorium, cites possibility of instigating 'political, social disharmony'

Sebastian and Sons, TM Krishna's upcoming book, was to be unveiled on 2 February at Kalaksheta's Rukmini Arangam auditorium. Following this development, however, an alternative venue has been found at MS Subbulakshmi Auditorium, Asian College of Journalism, Taramani, Chennai — on the same date and time (6.45 pm).

NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh
India

NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh

He criticised West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's opposition to NPR and said that it has become her habit to resist whatever is good for the country.

CAA protests: Notice served to over 60 people in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur and Gorakhpur for recovery of damage to property
India

CAA protests: Notice served to over 60 people in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur and Gorakhpur for recovery of damage to property

The Rampur administration has issued notices to 28 people 'identified for violence' during last week's anti-citizenship law protests in Rampur, asking them to explain their position or pay for damage caused to public and private property

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs,  55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau
India

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau

Those who will immediately benefit from the Citizenship Amendment Act are a total of "31,313 persons belonging to minority communities, including "25,447 Hindu, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, 2 Buddhists and 2 Parsis who have been given Long Term Visa on the basis of their claim of religious persecution in their respective countries and want Indian Citizenship".

Under garb of CAB, Centre trying to change demography of North East, 'dump' outsiders into region, says Manipur MP Lorho Pfoze
Politics

Under garb of CAB, Centre trying to change demography of North East, 'dump' outsiders into region, says Manipur MP Lorho Pfoze

Lorho Pfoze of the Naga People's Front, which is in alliance with BJP in Manipur, cautioned Modi government against passing CAB