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Oct 13, 2017
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, state govt on plea seeking ban on loudspeakers at religious institutions, places of worshipDelhi High Court sought the responses of the Centre and the Delhi government on a plea seeking a ban on loudspeakers atop religious structures in the national capital.
Mar 27, 2017
Hyderabad police shut probe into Jain girl's death due to fasting; cite insufficient evidence against parentsAlmost five months after a 13-year-old girl died in Hyderabad following 68 days of fasting, the city police have shut the case and dropped charges against the girl's parents for lack of evidence
Oct 11, 2016
Jain teen's death raises questions about religious glorification of fastingExactly a week ago, 13-year-old Aradhana Samdariya died two days after she completed 68 days of fasting
Aug 29, 2016
Vishal Dadlani knows nothing about Digambar saints: Jain monk Tarun Sagar 'forgives' himResponding calmly to music director and AAP supporter Vishal Dadlani's 'monkery' tweet, Jain religious leader Tarun Sagar said, "I don't think he (Vishal Dadlani) knows anything about Jainism or our beliefs."
Aug 31, 2015
SC stays Rajasthan HC judgment banning Jain Santhara ritual, seeks explanation from Centre, state on standThe Supreme Court on Monday stayed a Rajasthan High Court order in which it had banned the Jain practice of Santhara, or starving oneself to death in order to attain spiritual salvation.
Aug 31, 2015
Debating Santhara: This Jain practice is not suicide, but Indian laws don't see it that wayThe devout Jains believe that Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankar, allowed Santhara, or Sallekhana, as the ultimate test of spirituality, will power, whose ultimate goal is purifying body and mind and facing death voluntarily.
Aug 11, 2015
Rajasthan High Court holds Jain 'Santhara' ritual of fast unto death illegalThe Rajasthan High Court on Monday held Jainism religious ritual of 'Santhara' (fast unto death) as illegal.
Apr 02, 2015
Modi pays tribute to Lord Mahavir, says he showed humanity path of peace and welfarePrime Minister Narendra Modi today recalled the message of peace and welfare of Lord Mahavir on his Jayanti.
Oct 21, 2014
4th century Jain idols unearthed in the outskirts of HyderabadFor the first time the idols of Jain religion have been recovered in the outskirts of Hyderabad. The twelve idols which have been discovered has proved that Jainism existed along with Hinduism in the 4th-5th century.