Communal Harmony News
Rajasthan: Muslims in Kota shower petals, offer sherbat to people participating in Hanuman Jayanti procession
Muslims led by Tahir Ahmad welcomed the procession offering garlands, cold water and sharbat to the devotees taking part in the procession
When temples in Karnataka and Kerala show how to live in communal harmony: One recites verses from Quran, another hosts iftar party
The Chennakeshava temple in Karnataka's Belur began its Rathotsava (chariot festival) by having a maulvi read out a few verses from the Quran. In Kerala, the Chathangadu Sree Maha Vishnu Temple held an iftar party on its premises for over 200 Muslims. These instances come at a time when the country is witnessing incidents of communal discord
The deputy chief minister said that Maharashtra has ensured communal harmony for years, but 'leaders of some parties' have of late been talking about installing loudspeakers 'here and there'
Sammriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha have been accused of 'promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion' under Section 153-A and 'being a part of criminal conspiracy' under Section 120 (B) of the IPC
Maharashtra violence: Four senior ADGs sent to various cities to avoid flare-up, Section 144 imposed in Pune
The top police brass believed that ADG-rank officers would use their expertise in policing in effectively maintaining the communal harmony in the sensitive areas
The resolution moved by Chief Minister MK Stalin said the CAA passed by the Parliament in 2019 'is not in tune with the secular principles laid down in our Constitution and also not conducive to the communal harmony that prevails in India'
BJP coined 'Love jihad' to disturb communal harmony, state laws will curb personal liberty, says Ashok Gehlot
The Rajasthan chief minister's remarks followed announcements by BJP-led governments in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Madhya Pradesh that they are considering to enact a law against inter-faith marriages
According to the FIR, the accused reportedly belong to Khudai Khidmatgar, a Delhi-based organisation. It is suspected that the accused might have recorded the incident, a clip of which went viral on social media
The SIT duly monitored by the court must investigate the attack on the Durga Temple and identify the real perpetrators of the crime, the petition said.
'Maintain harmony for development': Mehbooba Mufti hailed youths of Jammu and Kashmir for upholding tenets of tolerance, brotherhood
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Sunday, appealed to the youths to work toward maintaining peace and communal harmony in the state, thus allowing the government to fulfil its promise of development.
Claiming that Rajasthan has lagged in development in the past four years of BJP rule, state Congress chief Sachin Pilot said on Sunday that his party's district committees will organise protests on Tuesday.
CPM leader Prakash Karat on Wednesday alleged that the BJP and RSS were helping divisive forces to disrupt communal harmony in the Left-ruled Tripura, ahead of the Assembly polls in the state, due in February 2018.
Maharashtra govt to give Rs 5 crore reward to Mumbai police personnel who worked during deluge of 29 August
As a mark of appreciation, the Maharashtra government has decided to give Rs 5 crore reward to police personnel who worked untiringly during the deluge of 29 August to ensure safety of citizens and for the good work done in the last few months
Amid a string of attacks on members of the minority community allegedly by cow vigilantes, a Muslim man in Gujarat has announced to sit on a 48-hour fast from 20 July to "spread the message of cow protection and communal harmony".
Claiming that the Centre's notification banning the sale of cattle for slaughter has had no impact on the tourism sector, Goa tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Sunday said that tourists would get whatever dishes they want in Goa.
Opposition's presidential nominee Meira Kumar on Wednesday said the country's secular fabric is in "danger", asserting that those in power should promote communal harmony and not "disrupt" it.
Congress Saturday felicitated two policemen for ensuring that no disturbance was caused when Muslims were conducting prayers here on Eid-ul-Fitr recently by their gesture of putting their uniform's caps on paper mats
Facing flak from a fringe outfit for organising "harmony feast" for Muslims during Ramazan in the ancient Krishna temple complex at Udupi, senior pontiff of Pejawar Mutt Sri Vishvesha Teertha Swamiji on Tuesday defended his gesture, saying it had in no way brought insult to Hindus.
Kerala temple organises iftar party for 500 Muslims, offers vegetarian feast to foster religious harmony
The Shree Narasimhamoorthy Temple in Punnathala held an iftar for Muslims after many people from the community donated generously for restoration work.
Despite low attendance, the Khir Bhawani festival in Jammu and Kashmir witnessed the usual communal amity as local Muslims welcomed the Kashmiri Pandit devotees.