Citizen can declare that he does not belong to any religion: HC

 

Mumbai: In a significant judgement, the Bombay High Court has held that the government cannot compel any person to declare his religion in any document, form or declaration.

'Love jihad' is a social problem now embedded in religion: Uma Bharti

 Amid a raging debate over 'love jihad', senior BJP leader and Union Minister Uma Bharti today said it is a "social problem" which has now come into the ambit of religion, and that "solution" to it can be found only by parents concerned and religious leaders.

Pope Francis denounces extremists, says religion cannot justify violence
Pope Francis denounces extremists, says religion cannot justify violence

Pope Francis warned during a visit to Albania on Sunday that religion can never be used to justify violence, making apparent reference to the bloodshed wreaked by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

Man booked for allegedly forcing wife to change religion in UP

A man has been booked for allegedly forcing his wife to change her religion after he got married to her under false identity, police said on Saturday.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned-Part 2

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned-Part 3

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned-Part 4

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Among football fans, Scotland referendum cuts across divide
Among football fans, Scotland referendum cuts across divide

Patrons of Glasgow`s Brazen Head Irish pub, united in support of the city`s Celtic football club, are split over an independence referendum that has cut across class, religion and even football loyalties.

Another case of Love jihad in Gajraula,UP

Another case of Love jihad has come to limelight in Gajraula,UP

Swami Nityanand potency test: Are the morals of Indian saints degrading?

Nithyananda, the self-declared godman accused of rape, has been ordered to take a potency test by the Supreme Court.This brings us to the question that are the morals of Indian saints degrading?

Swami Nityanand potency test: Are the morals of India's saints degrading?-Part 2

Nithyananda, the self-declared godman accused of rape, has been ordered to take a potency test by the Supreme Court.This brings us to the question that are the morals of Indian saints degrading?

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath's 'Love Jihad' video triggers controversy

A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yogi Adityanath triggered a massive furore after he was caught on camera asking his supporters to marry the girls of another community, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP refused to comment on the issue on Wednesday.

BJP MP Yogi Adityanath's 'Love Jihad' video triggers controversy-Part 2

A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yogi Adityanath triggered a massive furore after he was caught on camera asking his supporters to marry the girls of another community, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP refused to comment on the issue on Wednesday.

Top Vatican figure in row over child abuse comments

Australia`s leading Catholic cleric George Pell, a top Vatican official, came under fire Friday after drawing an analogy between the church`s response to child abuse and a trucking company.

UN condemns Christian persecution in Iraq

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned Sunday the persecution of minorities in Iraq by the Islamic State (IS) and related armed groups.

`Christians fleeing Iraq`s Mosul after jihadist ultimatum`

Christians were fleeing Iraq`s jihadist-held city of Mosul en masse today after mosques relayed an ultimatum giving them a few hours to leave, the country`s Chaldean patriarch and witnesses said.

Sri Lanka bans meetings inciting hatred among religions

Sri Lanka Sunday announced a ban on public meetings and rallies which promote hatred among religions.

US panel urges action on Pakistan religious freedom

An expert panel on Wednesday urged the United States to add Pakistan to a blacklist of violators of religious freedom, saying that the Ahmadi minority suffers "apartheid-like" conditions.

How religion, spirituality influence health

Do you know that religion helps regulate behaviour and health habits while spirituality regulates your emotions?