India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 28, 2015
A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with several windows broken and the word "fear" painted on its wall, the second such incident in America's Washington state this month.
Telangana News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Wednesday February 25, 2015
It was a pledge made by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, but it is taxpayers who will fund a 5.5-crore donation to the famous Lord Balaji temple in Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh.
India News | Press Trust India | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Over 400 people fell ill after consuming 'prasad' distributed during 'Mahashivrati' festival at a temple in Chiridi village of the district, health officials said today.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 17, 2015
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today visited Bodh Gaya and offered prayers under the Mahabodhi tree where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment.
World News | Agencies | Tuesday February 17, 2015
A temple in Seattle in the state of Washington has been vandalized, triggering a police investigation and strong reactions in India, where politicians reminded President Barack Obama of his recent comments on religious tolerance.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 14, 2015
As much as 266 kilograms of gold is missing from the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, says former chief government auditor Vinod Rai in his audit report submitted to the apex court.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Thursday February 12, 2015
Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his extreme displeasure over a temple dedicated to him, the structure has been demolished by officials in Rajkot in his home state of Gujarat.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 12, 2015
On the heels of a proposed temple to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan today offered to build a temple dedicated to Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, saying "why can't a temple be constructed in...
India News | Rohit Bhan (With inputs from agencies) | Thursday February 12, 2015
Fans of Prime Minister Narendra Modi today abandoned plans to open a temple in his honour after he tweeted that he was "appalled" by the idea.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday February 12, 2015
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi publicly expressed his displeasure over a temple dedicated to him in his home state of Gujarat, the trust that has funded the project says it has changed its plans.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday February 12, 2015
In early morning tweets today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed deep displeasure at a temple dedicated to him being set up in his home state of Gujarat.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan (With inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday February 11, 2015
A temple dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to officially open in his home state of Gujarat on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 7, 2015
Two American sisters have been arrested in Cambodia for taking naked photos of each other inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, officials said today - the latest nude stunt by tourists to spark anger.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 27, 2015
A 120-year-old Hindu temple in Singapore was today thrown open to devotees after undergoing a 4.5 million dollar renovation, with senior ministers calling it a cornerstone to Singapore's cultural and racial harmony.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 25, 2015
Ahead of the three-day visit to India by the US President, police today took a 49-year-old man into custody from a cyber cafe in temple town of Bodh Gaya for allegedly trying to send an e-mail to Barack Obama seeking 130 crore dollars as fund for nat...
Mumbai News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Thursday January 22, 2015
Mumbai's most popular temple is allegedly on the hit-list for terrorists tasked to strike before President Barack Obama leaves India on January 27.
Thursday January 22, 2015
Did you know that Yash Chopra's original wishlist was Rajesh Khanna as Vijay Verma? Or that Big B was allowed to ad lib the entire death scene and he was extremely intimidated by the thought of having to challenge God in the temple scene? Here are so...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Over one lakh people from all over the country today visited Sri Ramanathaswamy temple here and offered worship at the temple after poojas to their forefathers on the auspicious Thai Amavasya day today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 17, 2015
Miscreants stole 'ashtadhatu' idols of Ram and Sita worth Rs one crore from a temple in Katihar district of Bihar during the early hours today.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Perumal Murugan, a Tamil Nadu-based writer, has decided not to write anymore, and has withdrawn all his books. His decision comes on the back of raging protests against his latest book, 'Madhorubagan', by Hindu and caste-based outfits.
People | Agencies | Friday January 9, 2015
In a result unthinkable just weeks ago, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has conceded defeat to his former friend and health minister, Maithripala Sirisena, who defected from the ruling party and turned the election into a referendum on the pre...
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday January 7, 2015
The acquittal of Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi and another pontiff Vijayendra Saraswathi in the case of murder of a temple manager in Tamil Nadu in 2004 is likely to be challenged by a Puducherry-based activist.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 4, 2015
The probe in connection with the hacking of Meenakshi Temple website in Madurai has been handed over to CB-CID police as a militant outfit with alleged links in Pakistan, was suspected to be behind it, police said.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday January 3, 2015
One woman was killed and another injured when a temple elephant went out of control during a temple procession in Maharashtra on Saturday. The incident took place in Pali village of Satara District, during a procession to celebrate the regionally pop...