Jain

US Congressman discusses hate crime incidents with minority community leaders

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi met with leaders of Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Jain communities in the US.

Apr 27, 2017, 12:39 PM IST
Vishal Dadlani apologises, quits politics after controversial Jain monk tweet

Vishal Dadlani apologises, quits politics after controversial Jain monk tweet

Singer Vishal Dadlani who had stirred controversy with his tweets on Digambar Jain monk Tarun Sagar, has quit politics. 

Aug 28, 2016, 10:45 AM IST

Jain saint to replicate 2,500-year-old feat with 423 fasts

A Jain saint here would complete 423 'upvas' (fast without food) in a period of 494 days, a feat replicated after 2,500 years.

Oct 31, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

Meat ban: Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma calls for respecting sentiments

 Amid raging row over meat ban, Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday said though he did not favour any type of "ban", it would be a good gesture if people respected sentiments of other communities during their special occasions and not consume non-vegetarian food.

Sep 14, 2015, 18:56 PM IST

DNA: Politics over meat ban in Mumbai- Part II

The row over ban on sale of meat for four days in Mumbai during the Jain community's upcoming fasting period has brought ruling allies in Maharashtra at loggerheads.

Sep 11, 2015, 11:49 AM IST

Panel discussion on meat ban taking a political turn in Mumbai - Part II

Taal Thok Ke looks into the matter of the meat ban in Mumbai and Shiv Sena and MNS taking to the streets regarding the same.

Sep 10, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Panel discussion on meat ban taking a political turn in Mumbai

Taal Thok Ke looks into the matter of the meat ban in Mumbai and Shiv Sena and MNS taking to the streets regarding the same.

Sep 10, 2015, 19:02 PM IST

SC stays Rajasthan HC decision declaring 'santhara' as illegal

The Supreme Court today stayed the operation of a Rajasthan High Court order terming as illegal the religious practice of "santhara", a ritual of fasting until death prevalent among Jain community members.

Aug 31, 2015, 11:53 AM IST

Rajasthan High Court bans Jain fast to death

The Rajasthan High Court on Monday banned 'Santhara' or a religious fast to death practised by followers of Jainism, declaring it unconstitutional.

Aug 10, 2015, 23:37 PM IST

Odisha: Woman 'on fast for over 50 days' to attain moksha

An 83-year-old Jain woman is on a 'fast unto death' for over 50 days in Cuttack to attain moksha, family sources said.

Oct 27, 2014, 14:48 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi seeks PM`s nod for granting of minority status to Jains

Rahul Gandhi on Sunday spoke to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and requested him to grant minority status to the Jain community, Congress sources said here.

Jan 19, 2014, 23:57 PM IST

Renovated Jain temple in Kerala opened for devotees

A 15th-century Jain temple, which remained in a dilapidated condition for long, has been renovated and opened for devotees at Jainimedu in Kerala`s Palakkad district.

May 14, 2013, 14:13 PM IST

CBI quizzes former Haryana minister Jain in murder case

Former Haryana minister Om Parkash Jain was on Monday interrogated by the CBI officials in connection with the murder of a village head in Karnal district in 2011.

Mar 26, 2013, 00:07 AM IST

Jain sadhvi molested, assaulted in MP; one held

A Jain sadhvi was allegedly molested and assaulted by her neighbour after she was kidnapped from her father`s house at Mau town in the district by unidentified persons, police said on Saturday.

Mar 23, 2013, 23:05 PM IST

Fatehpur Sikri was once a Jain pilgrimage centre: Book

Fatehpur Sikri, that Mughal emperor Akbar established as his capital and is now a World Heritage site 32 km from here, was once a "flourishing trade and Jain pilgrimage centre", a new book says.

Feb 27, 2013, 11:41 AM IST

Religious discourses mark Mahavir Jayanti

Grand processions, offerings to
the poor and religious discourses marked the birthday of Lord
Mahavir, the Jain apostle of peace, across the country.

Apr 16, 2011, 18:04 PM IST

Jain fasting being studied to evolve plans for soldiers

DIPAS is conducting a study to
understand the effects of complete fasting on human body to
evolve strategies for the soldiers working under extreme
conditions where access to food is limited.

Aug 25, 2009, 22:00 PM IST