Blog | Rahul Shrivastava | Monday February 27, 2017
On the main arterial road in Ayodhya, Santosh Bhargava lifted a kerosene stove he had repaired and came forward to hand it to a customer. His spine bent after 83 years of a life of struggle in the temple town. I had met him several times from the start of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement in the late 80s - till the peak 90s. He used to repair harmoniums...
Jobs | Edited by Shihabudeen Kunju S | Friday February 10, 2017
On Monday, Telengana State Public Service Commission announced a windfall for women in the teachers' recruitment of 7,306 vacancies in all residential schools (which also known as Gurukul Ashram Schools) in Telangana.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday November 5, 2016
Taking serious cognizance of the incidents of rape of several girl students, at least three of whom are pregnant, the Maharashtra government on Friday derecognized the Kokare Ashram School in Buldana's Hivarkheda town.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday October 15, 2016
At least 24 people were killed and many were injured in a stampede at a religious gathering on the outskirts of Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Saturday. The stampede broke out when thousands of devotees of a religious leader tried to cross a bridge at once.
India News | Agencies | Wednesday September 21, 2016
Music composer Vishal Dadlani, who was lacerated for his sarcastic tweet on Jain monk Tarun Sagar last month, met the spiritual leader at his ashram in Chandigarh on Wednesday to deliver his latest apology.
India News | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Sunday August 28, 2016
The father of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani, whose killing on July 8 sparked off violent protests in Jammu and Kashmir, met spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at his ashram in Bengaluru on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 19, 2016
A close aide of self-styled godman Asaram who was evading arrest in connection with the murder of a prime witness in a rape case against the self-styled godman has been arrested from Mirakpur village in Saharanpur district.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 1, 2016
They are ostracised, humiliated and sneered at, and yet India's transgender community continues to battle for their rights amid all opposition. Fida, a member of India's first transgender group - 6 Pack Band - says the community in the Mumbai region aspires for an "ashram" of its own, but they have yet not been able to get the land for it.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 11, 2016
The ISIS today claimed responsibility for the killing of an elderly Hindu ashram worker in Bangladesh, as the Muslim-majority country reels under a series of brutal murders of secular activists and minorities by terrorists.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2016
Heavy traffic was reported in southeast Delhi's Ashram area on Tuesday as a slip road was blocked following the dislocation of a gantry crane at a metro construction site in the area after last evening's dust storm.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 18, 2016
Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, who last week got a clean chit in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, today broke her two-day-long hunger strike by drinking a glass of juice offered by a child at Vande Mataram Ashram of Vishwa Hindu Parishad in Ujjain.
World News | Karan Bajaj, The Washington Post | Wednesday April 27, 2016
For him, ashram life was the antithesis of the modern cult of productivity.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 1, 2016
"Telling stories from India for a global audience has always been exciting. This is my first step in English language. I am looking forward to working with the amazing talent from both the worlds," said Guneet Monga
Tania Saili Bakshi | Thursday December 10, 2015
In 1968, when The Beatles made their way to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Chaurasi Kuttiya Ashram, little did they know that the retreat would make its way on the world map as the 'Beatles' Ashram'. "Our aim is to ensure that visitors don't simply come for The Beatles connection, but to learn the magic of nature, meditation and yoga"
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Thursday December 10, 2015
Popularly known as The Beatles Ashram, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's 'chaurasi kuttiya ashram' in Uttarakhand's Rishikesh opened for public on December 8.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 1, 2015
In the middle of a debate on perceived "intolerance" in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee today delivered a sharp message on "cleansing India of divisive thoughts" and said: "The real dirt of India lies not on the streets but in our minds."
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 30, 2015
In an effort to provide greater insight into Mahatma Gandhi's exchange of views with the greats of his time, Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Ashram has taken up a mammoth task to transcribe and publish over 8,500 letters received by him.
World News | Annie Gowen, The Washington Post | Sunday November 1, 2015
The young American arrived at Kainchi Dham ashram in the hills of northern India wearing a T-shirt and a pair of ripped jeans, carrying little. Nobody at the spiritual retreat knew who he was.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
US Ambassador to India Richard Verma today met Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi at the latter's rehabilitation centre for rescued child labourers, 'Mukti Ashram', on the outskirts of the national capital.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today cracked the whip on a 450-bed super-specialty hospital in Faridabad town of Haryana and quashed its environmental clearance while slapping a fine of almost Rs 12 crore as damages for degrading the ecology.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Monday July 20, 2015
The otherwise peaceful IIT Delhi campus has been in the news for the past several months over the exit of its Director, R K Shevgaonkar, over run-ins with the new government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 1, 2015
The Ahmedabad district collector on Tuesday reclaimed the possession of a ten-acre piece of land in Motera area in Ahemdabad which had been leased for 15 years to the controversial Godman Asaram's ashram.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 8, 2015
Metro rail service on the Dwarka-Noida City Centre route was disrupted today morning due to a technical snag near Ramakrishna Ashram Marg Metro station, an official said.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday June 4, 2015
Caught on camera manhandling women and men at an ashram, a Maharashtra corporator is on the run.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday June 4, 2015
The Nationalist Congress Party has expelled one of its Corporators in Maharashtra who allegedly barged into an ashram and assaulted the residents. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a probe into the incident that took place on Tuesday and assured action against the accused.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
The daughter of Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Shahid Manzoor was today feared drowned in the Ganga river in Rishikesh while she went for rafting with her friends.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
A case was registered on Friday against Dera Saccha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan and his two aides for allegedly abducting a woman who had gone to his Sirsa ashram to attend the satsang, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The disrobed body of a 75-year-old woman inmate of an ashram was found today at Katwa, 60 kilometres from Burdwan, fuelling allegations of a second rape of a senior citizen in West Bengal in a week.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 17, 2015
In an alleged suicide bid, a young man jumped from the Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) flyover in the Yamuna river, bringing traffic on the busy route to a grinding halt on Monday afternoon.
India News | Reuters | Tuesday February 3, 2015
In an ashram near the Ganga in the Himalayan foothills of Uttarakhand, priest-turned-politician Sakshi Maharaj mimes rowing a boat to illustrate what will happen if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government ignores Hindu nationalist demands.