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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

Citizenship Amendment Act: Mass awareness campaign need of the hour as misinformation on law fuels protests, serves vested interests
India

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’
India

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
India

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.

Divisive politics won't work in West Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee hours after Amit Shah's speech on NRC at Kolkata
Politics

Divisive politics won't work in West Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee hours after Amit Shah's speech on NRC at Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday cautioned the people of West Bengal against divisive politics and said it will not work in the state.

'I am a Hindu Vaishnav, not Jain': Amit Shah refutes Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's claim over his religion
India

'I am a Hindu Vaishnav, not Jain': Amit Shah refutes Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's claim over his religion

Amit Shah on Friday said he is a "Hindu Vaishnav", refuting Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's claim that the BJP chief is a Jain

Postcard News founder Mahesh Vikram Hegde arrested by Bengaluru Crime Branch for spreading fake news
India

Postcard News founder Mahesh Vikram Hegde arrested by Bengaluru Crime Branch for spreading fake news

The Bengaluru Crime Branch has arrested Mahesh Vikram Hegde, founder of Postcard News, for spreading fake news of Muslims attacking a Jain monk

Mahavir Jayanti: Shashi Tharoor mistakenly posts image of Gautam Buddha to mark occasion, gets mocked on Twitter
India

Mahavir Jayanti: Shashi Tharoor mistakenly posts image of Gautam Buddha to mark occasion, gets mocked on Twitter

Shashi Tharoor was left embarrassed after Twitterati pointed out he had mistakenly posted a picture of Gautam Buddha while wishing his followers on Mahavir Jayanti

Wealthy but not healthy: India's rich more likely to suffer hypertension, says National Family Health Survey
India

Wealthy but not healthy: India's rich more likely to suffer hypertension, says National Family Health Survey

Nearly 13 percent women and 18 percent men aged 15-49 in the highest stratum of the wealth index have hypertension (high blood pressure), according to data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), 2015-16 (NFHS-4). This is the first time the NFHS has included the measurement of blood pressure.

Within Without: Briana Blasko documents the daily life and rituals of the yogis
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Within Without: Briana Blasko documents the daily life and rituals of the yogis

Briana Blasko’s photographic series documents the lives of practicing Jains, Buddhists, Sufis, Hindus and a Catholic priest whom she met along her four-year long expedition across India, Nepal and Bhutan.

Shiv Sena compares Jain monk to Zakir Naik for supporting BJP in MBMC polls, forgets he once backed them too
Politics

Shiv Sena compares Jain monk to Zakir Naik for supporting BJP in MBMC polls, forgets he once backed them too

Rifts between the Shiv Sena and BJP have widened in Maharashtra, after the latter swept to victory in the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) on Monday

Jain teen dies after 68-day fast: Time for govt to send strong message against such acts of abuse
India

Jain teen dies after 68-day fast: Time for govt to send strong message against such acts of abuse

Last week, a thirteen-year-old girl collapsed and fell into a coma in Hyderabad after finishing a sixty-eight-day fast. The girl was observing Chaturmas on the advise of a Chennai-based priest. This advise was supposed to help the family recover from business losses.

The Butterfree Effect: How Pokémon Go is hurting 'religious sentiments' of Indians
India

The Butterfree Effect: How Pokémon Go is hurting 'religious sentiments' of Indians

On Wednesday a PIL was filed in the Gujarat High Court against developers of the location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go, alleging it hurts religious sentiments of certain communities by showing eggs in places of worship.

Vishal Dadlani mocks Jain guru Tarun Sagar on Twitter, ends up quitting politics
Entertainment

Vishal Dadlani mocks Jain guru Tarun Sagar on Twitter, ends up quitting politics

Vishal Dadlani decided to takes shots at Tarun Sagar, a Jain monk who addressed the Haryana Assembly in nude. After rampant trolling from Twitter, the composer apologised and decided to quit all political affiliations

Holy Mother of God: Raising an agnostic child in a multi-religious family
Life

Holy Mother of God: Raising an agnostic child in a multi-religious family

How do you talk about God to your child — if you are an agnostic yourself, and your family members follow different religions?

After slamming meat ban Shiv Sena tries to make up with Jain community
Politics

After slamming meat ban Shiv Sena tries to make up with Jain community

A month after attacking the Jain community over the ban on meat sale during paryushan, Shiv Sena has tried to build bridges with the community on Thursday as Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray inaugurated a sports event organised by Jain International Trade Organisation (JITO).

After meat ban for Paryushan and Ganpati, a cheeky online petition calls for ‘vegetable ban’ on Eid
India

After meat ban for Paryushan and Ganpati, a cheeky online petition calls for ‘vegetable ban’ on Eid

In response to the meat ban in several parts of India, a Bengaluru-based filmmaker Falah Faisal has launched an online petition asking the government to ban vegetables on Bakr-Eid.

Shiv Sena attack BJP over meat ban by dragging in Indo-Pak talks
Politics

Shiv Sena attack BJP over meat ban by dragging in Indo-Pak talks

Taking a dig over meat sale ban during Jain community's fasting period in five BJP-ruled states, the Shiv Sena on Monday said the decision not to fire the first bullet on Pakistan at a time of ceasefire violations is the epitome of "non-violence" practised by its ally.

Meat ban reaches Haryana as Fatehabad prohibits meat slaughter and sale during Jain festival
India

Meat ban reaches Haryana as Fatehabad prohibits meat slaughter and sale during Jain festival

Joining the list of authorities that have prohibited meat sale in view of religious observances, Fatehabad Municipal Council (FMC) has banned the slaughter of animals for nine days on account of the Jain 'Paryushan Parv' festival.

Facing flak, Mumbai civic body revokes two-day meat sale ban
Mumbai

Facing flak, Mumbai civic body revokes two-day meat sale ban

Facing flak, the local civic body on Friday revoked its controversial decision to ban sale of meat in Mumbai on two days during the Jain festival of `Paryushan'.