Sitharaman asks media to refrain from commodification of women

New Delhi; Criticising the way women are portrayed as a 'commodity' in the media, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday called for self-regulation and urged stakeholders to exercise freedom of choice with a certain sense of discretion.

A proud Hindu in power in Delhi after 800 years: Ashok Singhal
A proud Hindu in power in Delhi after 800 years: Ashok Singhal

In a statement that could evoke sharp reactions from 'secular' parties, Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal on Friday said it was after 800 years that Delhi is being governed by Hindus.

Hindu outfits bask in BJP win, raise pitch on Sanskrit issue
Hindu outfits bask in BJP win, raise pitch on Sanskrit issue

With an aim to unite Hindus across the globe, the World Hindu Congress 2014 (WHC) began in New Delhi on Friday.

DNA: Don't vote for BJP, it will impose a Hindu CM, warns PDP leader Peer Mansoor

Another controversial statement by a PDP leader has sparked communal tension in the valley. A legislator of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Peer Mansoor asked the people not to vote for the BJP as it will impose a Hindu chief minister on the state.

Chhath Puja celebrations begin
Chhath Puja celebrations begin

It is that time of year when North Indian women (especially from Bihar and Jharkhand), dressed in their best attire and with vermilion adoring their head, offer prayers to the Sun God. Chhath Puja is believed to be the only Vedic festival dedicated to Surya (the Sun God).

Shakti Peeth Darshan: 5 famous temples of Shakti

The Shakti Peethas are places of worship consecrated to the goddess 'Shakti', the female principal of Hinduism and the main deity of the Shakti sect.

Hinduism is 'global heritage', not ancestral property of Indians: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat
Hinduism is 'global heritage', not ancestral property of Indians: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Quite vocal about his views on Hinduism, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh's chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that for Indians 'Hinduism' is not their ancestral property but a heritage that belongs to everyone in the world.

Hindu outfit Dharm Jagran spends lakhs re-converting people to Hinduism

An Hindu outfit Dharm Jagran is spending lakhs on re-converting families to Hinduism, as per reports in a leading daily.

JD-U warns of attempts for imposition of 'Pak model' in India

Targeting BJP over the issue of communalism, JD(U) on Wednesday asked minorities, OBCs, SCs and STs to come together even as it warned of attempts for the imposition of a "Pakistan model" in the country.

When will UP govt investigate `love jihad`? -Part 2

When will the “love jihad” controversy that has gripped Uttar Pradesh be investigated and tackled?

When will UP govt investigate `love jihad`?

When will the “love jihad” controversy that has gripped Uttar Pradesh be investigated and tackled?

Zee Exclusive Survey: Love jihad exposed!

Love Jihad is an alleged activity under which young Muslim boys and men reportedly target young girls belonging to non-Muslim communities for conversion to Islam by feigning love .Zee News did an exclusive survey across India and found out startling results.

Zee Exclusive Survey: Love jihad exposed! -Part 2

Love Jihad is an alleged activity under which young Muslim boys and men reportedly target young girls belonging to non-Muslim communities for conversion to Islam by feigning love .Zee News did an exclusive survey across India and found out startling results.

R S Kohli alias Rakibul arrested in Delhi

R S Kohli alias Rakilbul Hussain, facing charges of deceit, exploitation and torture lodged by his newly-married wife Tara Shahdeo, was arrested in Delhi tonight.

Sai Baba should not be worshipped as deity, says Dharma Sansad

A two-day-long `Dharma Sansad` convened by the Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati of Dwarka Peeth Monday passed a resolution that Sai Baba, the 19th century saint from Shirdi, should not be worshipped as a deity by the followers of `Sanatan Dharma`.

Shankaracharya Vs Sai Baba: Clashes erupt at Dharma Sansad in Kawadha

The ongoing spat between Shirdi Sai Baba devotees and Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati turned uglier on Monday when a scuffle broke out between their followers during a “Dharma Sansad” (Religious Parliament) organised at Kawardha in Chhattisgarh.

BJP using Hinduism as badge of political identity: Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre over the alleged "systematic increase" in cases of communal violence since the party came to power and accused it of using Hinduism as a badge of political identity to fit their "political agenda".

Hinduism is not just a faith, says Pranab Mukherjee

Hinduism is not just a faith, President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday, as he received a copy of the "Encyclopaedia of Hinduism" at an inter-religious gathering.

In the city of Kashi, `Moksha` is everything

In the labyrinthine lanes of Kashi, which is believed to be "older than history, older than tradition and older even than legend," stands a structure at the corner of its busiest crossing, where rooms are reserved for death.

Eyeing presidency, Bobby Jindal addresses Christian conservatives

Louisiana`s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal referred to himself as an "evangelical Catholic" while addressing Christian conservatives and shared his story of conversion from Hinduism.