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Dec 02, 2018
Rajnath Singh says temples and cows not electoral stunt for BJP but 'integral part of cultural life'Addressing a press conference in Alwar district's Bansur, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that temples and cows were not an elections stunt for the BJP. Meanwhile, he said that Congress leaders start offering prayers at temples when elections approach
Nov 14, 2018
Mythology for the Millennial: The origins of idol worship in India, and the 'miracles' they performMurtis, Indian statues, came about as a concept millennia ago, where anything physical could technically be a murti— a rock, a stream and so on — as opposed to the abstract.
Oct 12, 2018
Courting god: The Supreme Court attempts to rescue India's templesOn 6 January 2014, the SC ruled that no government had the absolute right to take over the management of temples' trusts
Sep 28, 2018
Tamil Nadu's Idol Wing recovers 56 stone idols, 22 pillars, 12 metal statues from businessman Ranvir Shah's homeIdol Wing DSP Ashok Natarajan said a total of 89 items including 56 stone idols, 22 pillars and 12 metal statues were recovered from Ranvir Shah's home on Thursday.
Aug 26, 2018
Upon Varanasi's ghats: Magical realism in a city that lives in the pastVaranasi is a strange city; one foot in the past, one in the present. The word ‘future’ feels out of place here, things just have been and continue to be
May 06, 2018
Congress leaders to visit prominent temples in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, BJP terms it 'hypocrisy'The Congress leaders would be seeking divine blessings at various temples in Madhya Pradesh in a bid to wrest power from the BJP in the state.
Jul 11, 2017
No GST on free food supplied by religious institutions, govt clarifiesClarifying on media reports that suggested that GST would be levied on free food supplied in anna kshetras run by religious institutions, a finance ministry statement said "this is completely untrue. No GST is applicable on such food supplied free".
Dec 01, 2016
Gujarat temples introduce steps to accept cashless donationsWith the demonetisation move resulting in a drop in donations, some of the famous temples in Gujarat have started introducing e-wallets.
Nov 29, 2016
Bangladesh arrests alleged mastermind of attack on Hindu templesPolice in Bangladesh have arrested the alleged mastermind of attacks on Hindu temples and houses earlier this month.
Nov 28, 2016
Demonetisation: Why send I-T notice to only Goa Catholic Church, what about other religious entities?To suddenly demand data about how much the Catholic Church in Goa held in demonetised notes on 8 November under section 133(6) of the Income Tax act and also all its affiliates is pretty much out of line.