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Mar 22, 2019
The unanswered prayers of Tamil Nadu's Dalit priestsDespite government push for training schools, Dalit priests have not been able to find jobs in state-owned historic temples
Mar 15, 2019
New Zealand mosque shootings: Attacks on houses of worship show rise of hate crime, religious places more vulnerable globallyPlaces of worship are 'soft targets' as they reign in a psychological hijack of people. "By targeting a house of worship, rather than a private home or business, the attacker has committed a powerful symbolic transgression: profaning a space that is both sacred and communal."
Feb 12, 2019
Sabarimala temple reopens for monthly worship; state administration deploys police personnel in Pamba, surrounding areasKerala’s Sabarimala temple reopened on Tuesday for monthly worship amid scores of police personnel deployed in surrounding areas
Jan 03, 2019
Sabarimala protests: As two women enter the temple, look at past struggles for equality in Kerala and what lies aheadBindu, a 42-year-old lecturer in the School of Legal Studies in Kannur University and 44-year-old Kanaka Durga who works in the Civil Supplies Department in Malappuram unobtrusively entered the Sabarimala temple at 3.30 am on 2 January.
Oct 23, 2018
Sabarimala temple row: Twitterati rake Union minister Smriti Irani over coals for menstrual blood quote; she responds with 'fake news'As the stand-off over the entry of women of menstrual age into Kerala's Sabarimala temple continued, Union Minister Smriti Irani, responding to the controversy, said that “everyone has the right to pray, not to desecrate.”
Sep 03, 2018
Ornaments, cash worth Rs 45 lakh stolen from temple in Thane; police arrest six after analysing CCTV footageThe accused broke open the rear door of the Gopal Krishna Temple, located in Thane's Jambli Naka area, on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. They decamped with ornaments and cash kept in a cupboard there, Additional Commissioner of Police (ACP) Satya Narayan told reporters.
Aug 24, 2018
Army to build two bridges to facilitate pilgrims' return to Sabarimala; final clearance from defence secretary expected soonThe engineering division of the Army from Hyderabad has been entrusted to build two bailey bridges near Kerala's Sabarimala temple, One bridge would be meant for the vehicular traffic, and the other for pedestrians.
Jul 16, 2018
Uttar Pradesh: Two arrested for raping, burning woman alive in Sambhal district; 3 accused still abscondingThe circle officer of Gunnaur, Aqil Ahmad, said the accused were relatives of the 30-year-old victim. According to a complaint lodged by the victim's husband, the incident took place on Saturday around 2.30 am when the woman was in her house with her daughter.
May 05, 2018
Delhi tomb 'converted' into temple, say reports; Manish Sisodia calls it serious offence, orders inquiryManish Sisodia on Saturday ordered an enquiry into the alleged conversion of a small tomb into a temple at Safdarjung Enclave's Humayunpur village
Mar 02, 2018
Kuthiyottam row: Young boys endure days of suffering, brave piercings with metal hooks in Kerala temple ritualAbout a thousand boys between the ages of five and twelve suffer physical and mental abuse as part of a ritual called Kuthiyottam.