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Jan 24, 2019
Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before lawThere has been much criticism on how the Citizenship Amendment Bill, by selectively picking six religious denominations, violates the core principles of equality before the law (Article 14) embedded in India’s Constitution.
Nov 29, 2018
BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for treesThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre seems to have put on hold its plans to amend the existing Citizenship Act in order to facilitate the grant of citizenship to Buddhists, Christians, Jains, Hindus, Parsis and Sikhs from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Feb 20, 2018
Karnataka polls: Narendra Modi's Hassan visit aimed at breaching JD(S) stronghold, outmanoeuvring CongressAhead of upcoming Karnataka polls, Narendra Modi's speech at a massive religious event in Hassan is being seen as BJP's attempt to breach JD(S)' stronghold.
Nov 22, 2017
Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check traffickingParents adopting a child under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act could be required to mandatorily register with country's apex adoption body
Sep 01, 2016
Vishal Dadlani apologises again for hurting the sentiments of JainsDisappointed and "hurt" for his sarcastic tweet on Jain monk Tarun Sagar's address to the Haryana Assembly, music composer Vishal Dadlani, has again tendered an apology for hurting sentiments of the Jains and has asked for forgiveness.
Jan 03, 2016
All religions teach truth and non-violence, says RSS chief BhagwatStressing that India's culture is its true strength, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said all religions teach us to adopt the path of truth and non-violence.
Sep 14, 2015
Shiv Sena members hurl eggs, release roosters at jewellery shop after owner supports meat banEggs were hurled and roosters released at a jewellery businessman's shop by Shiv Sena supporters after he allegedly posted comments supporting the meat ban on a social networking site.
Sep 10, 2015
Meat ban: Shiv Sena criticises Jain 'change of heart' on non-violence, recalls 1993 riotsSlamming Jains for their insistence on banning sale of meat during their festival 'Paryushan', the Shiv Sena said the community's stance on practicing "non-violence" comes as a surprise
Sep 06, 2015
Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation bans sale of meat during Jain fasting periodThe Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporati on (MBMC) has banned the sale of meat for 8 days during the fasting period of Jains this month. The decision was taken through a resolution passed by the general body
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.