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  • ganesh chaturthi 2018, muslims, hindus, Azaan, Aarti, Thane, Ganpati festival, Moharram, Ekta Mitra mandal

    Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Muslims, Hindus conduct azaan and aarti in same pandal at Thane

    Thane: Time and again, people in India have proved their credentials in spreading communal harmony. One such example can be seen in Mumbra village of Thane district in Maharashtra. The residents of this village are spreading a message of communal harmony by conducting Ganesha aarti and the azaan for Muharram in the same pandal set up by the Ekta Mitra Mandal.

  • Kanwar Yatra: Who are Kanwariyas, and what is the entire vandalism controversy? All you need to know about Kanwars

    Violence broke out in South Moti Bagh area on Tuesday afternoon after a group of Kanwariyas vandalised vehicle and broke windscreen and windows. The group, armed with iron rods and sticks, smashed the car after a driver allegedly tried to brush past one of them while moving on a busy road. The video of the incident is doing rounds on social media.

  • All stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated

    Kathmandu : All the 1,430 stranded Indian pilgrims who were stranded while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet have been airlifted to safety with the evacuation of the last batch of 160 people from Nepal’s mountainous regions on Saturday, the Indian embassy here said.

  • UN chief condemns Jalalabad terror attack on Sikhs, Hindus

    United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned the suicide attack in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city that killed 19 people, mostly Sikhs and Hindus, asserting that any attack targeting civilians is “unjustifiable” and in clear violation of international law.

  • 90 Hindus from Pakistan get Indian citizenship

    Ahmedabad, As many as 90 Hindus from Pakistan, who had migrated to the city years ago, were awarded Indian citizenship by the district authorities at a function held here today. District Collector Vikrant Pandey handed over the certificates of Indian citizenship, issued in accordance with the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955, to the 90 applicants.”In 2016, the Centre had decentralised the process of issuing citizenship to the minority communities, such as

  • Hindu Festival, Hindus, Malaysia, Thaipusam Festival, Lord Murugan

    Hundreds of thousands of Hindus celebrate Thaipusam festival in Malaysia

    Batu Caves: Hundreds of thousands of Hindus across Malaysia celebrated the annual Thaipusam festival today, with many piercing their skin with hooks and skewers to show devotion to the deity Murugan. Thaipusam marks the day when the goddess Parvathi gave her son Lord Murugan a powerful lance to fight demons. It is observed mainly in countries with a significant ethnic Tamil population, including

  • Efficacy of mantras you should be aware of

    Chanting mantras with utmost concentration and purity of thought enables the mind regain vigour and robustness, writes RAVI VALLURI  

  • Indore: Hindustan is country of Hindus but it doesn’t exclude others: RSS chief

    Indore: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said that Hindustan is a country of Hindus. All its residents are Hindu, irrespective of the religion they follow. “Whose country is Germany?…It’s a country of Germans, Britain is a country of Britishers, America is a country of Americans, and in the same way Hindustan is a country of Hindus. It does not mean that Hindustan is not the country of other

  • RSS, BJP don’t have right to represent Hindus: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Friday said the RSS does not have the “character and courage” to admit that they are the “parent political party” of the BJP and stressed that they do not have the right to represent the Hindus.

  • Is Asaduddin Owaisi really fighting for Indian Muslims?

    India is world’s largest democracy and on Tuesday celebrated its 70th independence day with great fervour. Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the ramparts of red fort talked about development, inclusiveness, harmony, cohesion and said he wants to make ‘New India’ by 2022, when India will celebrate its 75th independence day, but is anyone listening or paying heed to PM’s vision? The past three years, ever since Modi regime came to power has been marked with conflicts,