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Why India’s temples must be freed from government control
India

Why India’s temples must be freed from government control

If people do not have the freedom to practice their religion the way they want, what kind of freedom is that? Before the 75th Independence Day, we must free the temples

Amid anti-CAA protests, this coder amplified anti-establishment voices by taking down 1.6 lakh bots that disrupted Twitter trends
India

Amid anti-CAA protests, this coder amplified anti-establishment voices by taking down 1.6 lakh bots that disrupted Twitter trends

There has been a general trend in recent weeks of anti-establishment narratives dominating Twitter trends, as opposed to earlier, when pro-government hashtags and trending terms often dominated the conversation.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman wants 10,000 FPOs to be set up, but this might not be a prudent policy
Business

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman wants 10,000 FPOs to be set up, but this might not be a prudent policy

FPOs will also have to get over the development or welfarist mindset of the NGOs that promote them.

Full text: Isha Foundation rubbishes ESG's claims on Cauvery Calling project, terms letter to Leonardo DiCaprio 'factually incorrect'
India

Full text: Isha Foundation rubbishes ESG's claims on Cauvery Calling project, terms letter to Leonardo DiCaprio 'factually incorrect'

The Isha Foundation rubbished the Environment Support Group's letter to Leonardo DiCaprio urging the Hollywood actor to withdraw his support to Cauvery Calling campaign, terming it 'factually incorrect' and an attempt 'to gain publicity'; here's the full text of the NGO's reply to the letter

Over 100 signatories urge Leonardo DiCaprio to withdraw support for Cauvery Calling campaign of Sadhguru's Isha Foundation
World

Over 100 signatories urge Leonardo DiCaprio to withdraw support for Cauvery Calling campaign of Sadhguru's Isha Foundation

The Coalition for Environmental Justice in India, 95 civil society groups and 18 individuals wrote a letter to Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, days after he expressed support for the Cauvery Calling campaign that was launched by the Isha Foundation headed by spiritual leader Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Rising India Summit 2019 on 25-26 February: Modi, Amit Shah, Kamal Nath and others to discuss 'national priorities'
India

Rising India Summit 2019 on 25-26 February: Modi, Amit Shah, Kamal Nath and others to discuss 'national priorities'

Rising India 2019, by far, is the biggest platform for the crème-da-la-crème of India, and will be competing against the bars it set in 2018 when it made its debut in the Indian thoughtscape.

Guru Mantra: This isn't the time for coalition government
Politics

Guru Mantra: This isn't the time for coalition government

"Right now the coalition that we are seeing is just about winning the election," says Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev on Opposition's attempt to form a grand alliance against Modi government in the upcoming Lok Sabha Election

Spiritual guru Jaggi Vasudev's interaction with FTII students cancelled, administration had raised 'informal' complaint against it
India

Spiritual guru Jaggi Vasudev's interaction with FTII students cancelled, administration had raised 'informal' complaint against it

Spiritual leader Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's visit to the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) here has been cancelled, a senior official said Tuesday.

Devendra Fadnavis gives in-principle nod to Rally for Rivers' plan to revitalise Yavatmal's Waghari river
India

Devendra Fadnavis gives in-principle nod to Rally for Rivers' plan to revitalise Yavatmal's Waghari river

Devendra Fadnavis earlier this week gave in-principle approval to a detailed project plan by Rally for Rivers for the revitalisation of the Waghari river in Yavatmal district.

CAG pulls up Tamil Nadu forest department over unapproved construction by Isha Foundation in protected zone
India

CAG pulls up Tamil Nadu forest department over unapproved construction by Isha Foundation in protected zone

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has pulled up the Tamil Nadu Forest Department over some unapproved constructions by the Isha Foundation in an ecologically sensitive zone in the state.

International Yoga Day 2018: Modi performs aasanas in Dehradun as controversy erupts in West Bengal; Kota fetches world record
India

International Yoga Day 2018: Modi performs aasanas in Dehradun as controversy erupts in West Bengal; Kota fetches world record

On the occassion of the World Yoga day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday performed Yoga with over 50,000 enthusiasts at the Forest Research Institute campus in Dehradun and said that the ancient Indian discipline has emerged as the most powerful unifying force in a strife-torn world.

World Environment Day: To counter single-use plastic, realistic 'extended producer responsibility' targets must be set
India

World Environment Day: To counter single-use plastic, realistic 'extended producer responsibility' targets must be set

At the World Environment Day event in Delhi, both Vasudev and Mirza talked about new and hazardous urban habits like buying bananas from supermarkets where they come in cling-wrapped plastic trays instead of the local street vendors.

Yogi Adityanath plans to make river Ganga pollution free before 2019 Ardh Kumbh
India

Yogi Adityanath plans to make river Ganga pollution free before 2019 Ardh Kumbh

A massive work plan has been initiated to ensure that garbage and waste stop flowing into the River Ganga before the 2019 'Ardhkumbh',

Rally for Rivers: Campaign aims to create public support for govt policy to revitalise water bodies
India

Rally for Rivers: Campaign aims to create public support for govt policy to revitalise water bodies

The Rally for Rivers is an awareness campaign initiated by Jaggi Vasudev of Isha Foundation.

Rally for Rivers: Isha Foundation's campaign has good intentions but minimal scientific backing
India

Rally for Rivers: Isha Foundation's campaign has good intentions but minimal scientific backing

The Rally for Rivers may have its heart in the right place. But its methods are really questionable.

Narendra Modi unveils 112-foot Shiva idol, extols Yoga at Isha Foundation event in Coimbatore
Politics

Narendra Modi unveils 112-foot Shiva idol, extols Yoga at Isha Foundation event in Coimbatore

Extolling the ancient Indian discipline of Yoga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, called for efforts to protect nature and mould human activities to bring them in sync with ecological surroundings.

Narendra Modi in Coimbatore as it happened: PM to unveil 112-foot Shiva idol at Isha Foundation event
India

Narendra Modi in Coimbatore as it happened: PM to unveil 112-foot Shiva idol at Isha Foundation event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil Lord Shiva statue at Isha Foundation in Coimbatore on Friday, coinciding with Maha Shivratri.

Jaggi Vasudev on notebandi, nationalism and why he stands behind Narendra Modi
India

Jaggi Vasudev on notebandi, nationalism and why he stands behind Narendra Modi

Jaggi Vasudev is known for speaking his mind on a wide range of issues. That's just what he did in this interview with Firstpost, holding forth on everything from spiritual wellbeing, to nationalism, and the government's demonetisation drive.

Isha Foundation gets reprieve as Madras HC dismisses plea centre is holding two women captive
India

Isha Foundation gets reprieve as Madras HC dismisses plea centre is holding two women captive

The Madras High Court on Friday ruled in favour of Jaggi Vasudev's Isha Foundation, in the Habeas Corpus plea moved by Sathyajothi, stating that there was no truth in the allegations that her two daughters – Maa Mathi and Maa Maayu – were being brainwashed and "held captive" at the Isha Yoga Center.

Isha Foundation denies allegations that yoga centre is holding two women captive
India

Isha Foundation denies allegations that yoga centre is holding two women captive

The Isha Foundation has denied allegations made by a couple that Jaggi Vasudev's Isha Yoga Center in Coimbatore is holding their two daughters captive.