Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 21, 2014
A 155-year-old Hindu temple in Singapore was on Monday declared the 67th national monument of the country, becoming the third Hindu temple on the list.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 19, 2014
Intervening in a dispute between two sects of Vaishnavites, Madras High Court has asked the Vadakalai sect not to shut the doors of a famous temple in Cuddalore District during a procession by Thenkalai sect.
World | Associated Press | Sunday October 19, 2014
The Palestinian president says his people should guard a Jerusalem holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims against visiting Jews, who he referred to as a "herd of cattle."
India | Reported by Niha Masih; Edited by Mala Das | Friday October 17, 2014
BJP chief Amit Shah today attended a three-day meeting of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh or RSS which could discuss among other things, how the ruling party will handle issues that are a priority for its ideological mentor.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday October 10, 2014
Bhutan king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck along with his wife Jetsun Pema yesterday offered prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple and attended the famous Ganga aarti at Dashashwamedh ghat, an official said in Varanasi.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 7, 2014
The sacred portals of the famous Badrinath temple in Garhwal Himalayas will be closed for over eight hours due to lunar eclipse on October 8.
Cities | Written by Niha Masih | Friday October 3, 2014
Amid Dussehra fervour in the country, hundreds of people thronged a tiny, 140-year-old temple in Kanpur this morning. Dedicated to Ravana, the Dashanan temple opens to worshippers once every year on the occasion of Dussehra.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 2, 2014
Over twenty thousand people will worship Ravana at the Dashanan temple in Kanpur for their well-being on the occasion of Dussehra.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara Temple in Mangalore has perhaps become the first in the country to appoint two widows from the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities as priests to perform pujas and other rituals.
India | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Monday September 29, 2014
Bihar's Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi, who has claimed that a temple was washed after he visited it because he is a Dalit, today attested, "I have never lied in my life."
India | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 28, 2014
A temple in Bihar was apparently cleaned and the idol washed after Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi paid a visit there.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 27, 2014
Union Home Minister Rajanath Singh today offered prayers at the famous Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 21, 2014
An organisation leading a movement for conservation of the world famous Sun Temple at Konark today threatened to gherao the Archaeological Survey of India office in Bhubaneshwar from November 17 if the preservation work is not taken up on a war footi...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 20, 2014
While the Indian Scientific community is anxiously awaiting the entry of 'Mangalyaan' into the orbit of the red planet on September 24, a cultural outfit in Thiruvananthapuram will be offering special prayers for the 'safety' and 'success' of the Mar...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 13, 2014
Nearly 50,000 food packets were airlifted from this Sikh holy city on Saturday for flood-affected people in Jammu and Kashmir.
India | Associated Press | Saturday September 13, 2014
Former Lawmaker Mahant Avaidyanath, who had been in the forefront of the movement for Ram Temple in Ayodhya, died in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh tonight after prolonged illness.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 8, 2014
Dispelling the belief that Buddhism did not have a firm footing in Tamil Nadu barring a few pockets, excavations of Buddhist Vihara and a temple at Kaveripumpattinam and hundreds of stone sculptures and bronzes by ASI from over 125 sites have proved ...
India | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Friday September 5, 2014
Four men of a family who were arrested on Wednesday in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri for converting to Islam have done a U-turn. On Thursday, hours after being released by the police, they embraced Hinduism at a local temple in presence of Bajrang Dal ac...
South | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Thursday September 4, 2014
Days after being booked for grabbing temple land, former Union minister MK Alagiri has offered to return it. He said he did not know the land belonged to a temple.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
Andhra Pradesh government aims to complete two metro rail projects - in Visakhapatnam and VGTM (Vijayawada-Guntur-Tenali-Mangalagiri) area - within three-and-half-years and it has proposed a similar venture for the temple town of Tirupati.