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Jain monk Tarun Sagar passes away at 51: Narendra Modi condoles death, says his teachings will continue inspiring people
India

Jain monk Tarun Sagar passes away at 51: Narendra Modi condoles death, says his teachings will continue inspiring people

Narendra Modi expressed grief over Jain monk Tarun Sagar's demise and said that he will always be remembered for his rich ideals, compassion and contribution to the society.

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

Nirav Modi, Vijay Mallya aren't only fraudsters to have fled India; RTI shows 184 others on loose: Exclusive report
India

Nirav Modi, Vijay Mallya aren't only fraudsters to have fled India; RTI shows 184 others on loose: Exclusive report

It appears Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya are not the only fraudsters who have successfully managed to flee the country. Since 2015, there are hundreds of cases of financial scams registered with the Economic Offences Wing (EOW), Mumbai. According to the RTI information obtained by activist Jeetendra Ghadge, 184 of the people accused in those scams are absconding.

Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi were slow to pay dues long before Rs 12,600 cr PNB scam, say diamond traders
Business

Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi were slow to pay dues long before Rs 12,600 cr PNB scam, say diamond traders

Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi had acquired a reputation for not following the industry’s unwritten code of business ethics, said diamond traders in Surat

Tata group's Westside apologises, withdraws clothes line hurting Jain sentiments
Business

Tata group's Westside apologises, withdraws clothes line hurting Jain sentiments

The ladies kurti-suits were available in different shades and colours with the holy 'Navkar Mantra' printed on the front upper side, which were displayed prominently on mannequins and in showcases.

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announces ban on illegal slaughterhouses
India

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announces ban on illegal slaughterhouses

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said that no illegal slaughterhouses will be allowed to function in the state.

Hyderabad: Glorifying Jain girl's death due to fasting sends all the wrong signals
India

Hyderabad: Glorifying Jain girl's death due to fasting sends all the wrong signals

Jain community members, in fact, wear masks so that they don't accidentally inhale small organisms in the air. Whereas the 13-year-old, we are told, did not have even water, leave alone any fruits or food.

Vishal Dadlani-Tarun Sagar row: SC won't grant stay on arrest, asks musician to approach HC
Entertainment

Vishal Dadlani-Tarun Sagar row: SC won't grant stay on arrest, asks musician to approach HC

The Supreme Court today refused to grant a stay on the arrest of Vishal Dadlani, for allegedly hurting sentiments of Jain community with his tweets on monk Tarun Sagar.

Sudden imposition on eating habits not correct: Bombay HC stays ban on meat
Mumbai

Sudden imposition on eating habits not correct: Bombay HC stays ban on meat

The Bombay High Court on Monday stayed the controversial ban on sale of meat in Mumbai on 17 September in connection with the Jain community's fasting season Paryushan, asking why the restriction is only on mutton and chicken and not on fish and eggs.

Bombay HC says imposing four-day meat ban in Mumbai not feasible, seeks state govt response
Mumbai

Bombay HC says imposing four-day meat ban in Mumbai not feasible, seeks state govt response

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said imposing a ban on animal slaughter and sale of meat for four days during the Jain festival 'Paryushan' is not feasible in a metropolitan city like Mumbai and sought response from the state and the municipal body on a petition challenging it.

After BMC, now Navi Mumbai civic body bans sale of meat during 'Paryushan'
Mumbai

After BMC, now Navi Mumbai civic body bans sale of meat during 'Paryushan'

Close on the heels of BMC suspending the sale of meat in its markets for four days, now the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, controlled by the NCP, has announced a similar measure till 17 September, as these dates fall within the eight-day Jain fasting period of 'Paryushan'.

No beef, mutton in Mumbai for four days: City's civic body imposes ban due to Jain fast
Mumbai

No beef, mutton in Mumbai for four days: City's civic body imposes ban due to Jain fast

Following demands made by BJP legislators and Jain organisations, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has banned meat in Mumbai for four days during the Jain fasting season of Paryushan.

Jain body moves SC over Rajasthan HC's ruling on Santhara
India

Jain body moves SC over Rajasthan HC's ruling on Santhara

A Jain body on Tuesday approached the Supreme Court challenging Rajasthan High Court order that had termed 'santhara', a religious ritual of fasting until death, as illegal.

 Minority status to Jains will help their growth: PM
India

Minority status to Jains will help their growth: PM

Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan said the demand of minority status to Jain community was pending with the government.

Rahul bats for Jain community, asks PM to grant minority status
Politics

Rahul bats for Jain community, asks PM to grant minority status

The AICC had said in a release that Jain Samaj leaders had spoken to Rahul about their long-pending demand for minority status for the community.

Jain community could get minority status, will get central funds
India

Jain community could get minority status, will get central funds

The community is already enjoys minority status in some states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan.

Why theft of religious idols in K'taka is impacting Chhattisgarh politics
India

Why theft of religious idols in K'taka is impacting Chhattisgarh politics

The Jain community is up in arms over the state government’s inaction on stolen idols