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NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh
India

NRC required in West Bengal, infiltrators have become vote bank of ruling TMC, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh

He criticised West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's opposition to NPR and said that it has become her habit to resist whatever is good for the country.

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown
India

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown

Even though the stones strewn across the streets in Delhi's Seelampur have been cleared and daily life has returned in the busy trading area of the National Capital, the anxiety over the law and order situation that took the locality hostage on Tuesday is still palpable

Under garb of CAB, Centre trying to change demography of North East, 'dump' outsiders into region, says Manipur MP Lorho Pfoze
Politics

Under garb of CAB, Centre trying to change demography of North East, 'dump' outsiders into region, says Manipur MP Lorho Pfoze

Lorho Pfoze of the Naga People's Front, which is in alliance with BJP in Manipur, cautioned Modi government against passing CAB

‘Hindus, Indian Muslims needn't worry about NRC’: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says exercise will only target infiltrators
India

‘Hindus, Indian Muslims needn't worry about NRC’: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says exercise will only target infiltrators

The omission of a large number of Hindu Bengalis from final NRC list in BJP-ruled Assam has apparently created panic among the people of West Bengal

Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents
India

Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documents

Amidst fears that NRC could be implemented in West Bengal hundreds of people on Tuesday queued up at government and municipal offices in West Bengal.

'There are over 16 crore Muslims, why are they scared, other minorities aren't,' asks RSS leader Krishna Gopal
India

'There are over 16 crore Muslims, why are they scared, other minorities aren't,' asks RSS leader Krishna Gopal

Gopal said all other minorities which are lesser in number compared to Muslims feel secure in India

Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before law
India

Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before law

There 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.

BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for trees
India

BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for trees

The 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.

Karnataka polls: Narendra Modi's Hassan visit aimed at breaching JD(S) stronghold, outmanoeuvring Congress
Politics

Karnataka polls: Narendra Modi's Hassan visit aimed at breaching JD(S) stronghold, outmanoeuvring Congress

Ahead 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.

Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check trafficking
India

Centre to make registration of adoption under Hindu law mandatory to check trafficking

Parents adopting a child under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act could be required to mandatorily register with country's apex adoption body

Vishal Dadlani apologises again for hurting the sentiments of Jains
India

Vishal Dadlani apologises again for hurting the sentiments of Jains

Disappointed 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.

All religions teach truth and non-violence, says RSS chief Bhagwat
India

All religions teach truth and non-violence, says RSS chief Bhagwat

Stressing 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.

Shiv Sena members hurl eggs, release roosters at jewellery shop after owner supports meat ban
Mumbai

Shiv Sena members hurl eggs, release roosters at jewellery shop after owner supports meat ban

Eggs 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.

Meat ban: Shiv Sena criticises Jain 'change of heart' on non-violence, recalls 1993 riots
Mumbai

Meat ban: Shiv Sena criticises Jain 'change of heart' on non-violence, recalls 1993 riots

Slamming 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

Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation bans sale of meat during Jain fasting period
Mumbai

Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation bans sale of meat during Jain fasting period

The 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

Debating Santhara: This Jain practice is not suicide, but Indian laws don't see it that way
India

Debating Santhara: This Jain practice is not suicide, but Indian laws don't see it that way

The 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.

Jains in Maharashtra, MP protest against Rajasthan HC verdict banning Santhara
India

Jains in Maharashtra, MP protest against Rajasthan HC verdict banning Santhara

The Jain community took out marches in Mumbai, Bhopal and other parts of Maharashtra and MP to protest against the verdict holding as illegal 'Santhara'.

VHP lends support to Jain ritual Santhara, asks Rajasthan HC to reconsider ban
India

VHP lends support to Jain ritual Santhara, asks Rajasthan HC to reconsider ban

VHP came out in support of 'santhara', the Jain community's ritual of voluntary fasting to death, and urged the Rajasthan HC to reconsider it's decision of banning the practice.

BJP debates including Muslim minister in first Maha cabinet
Politics

BJP debates including Muslim minister in first Maha cabinet

Sources in the BJP said that it had fielded two Muslim candidates in the assembly election but both lost the polls.

Answering the ultimate question: Who is a Hindu?
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Answering the ultimate question: Who is a Hindu?

“I am a Hindu” are words that some of us have pronounced countless times. But what does this Hindu identity really entail?