religion

God can wait: Majority of Britons say they have no religion

God can wait: Majority of Britons say they have no religion

A majority of them identify themselves as humanists instead.

Sep 20, 2017, 11:34 AM IST

FIRs against AAP, Delhi minister for using religion to seek votes

Two FIRs have been filed against the AAP and Delhi Minister Imran Hussain.

Aug 23, 2017, 22:19 PM IST
Sports is the ideal platform to break barriers of caste, creed, religion: Mohammad Kaif

Sports is the ideal platform to break barriers of caste, creed, religion: Mohammad Kaif

While Kaif tried to capture the essence of father-son bond through the picture, several followers on Twitter claimed that chess was 'haraam' in Islam. 

Jul 30, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
WATCH: Unnecessary 'Muslim guy' Mohammed Shami comment lands Shoaib Malik in trouble ahead of India-Pakistan CT 2017 match

WATCH: Unnecessary 'Muslim guy' Mohammed Shami comment lands Shoaib Malik in trouble ahead of India-Pakistan CT 2017 match

Defending champions India will start their campaign on June 4 with a blockbuster clash against arch-rivals Pakistan at Edgbaston.

May 27, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Assembly polls: Desist from seeking votes in name of religion and caste, EC tells political parties

Assembly polls: Desist from seeking votes in name of religion and caste, EC tells political parties

EC on Tuesday directed political parties to desist from seeking votes in the name of religion and caste.

Jan 24, 2017, 20:54 PM IST

After SC verdict, why are politicians targeting religious minorities during UP campaigns? - Part III

Panel discussion over Till when religion based politics be practiced in U.P? Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jan 08, 2017, 21:15 PM IST

After SC verdict, why are politicians targeting religious minorities during UP campaigns? - Part II

Panel discussion over Till when religion based politics be practiced in U.P? Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jan 08, 2017, 21:14 PM IST

After SC verdict, why are politicians targeting religious minorities during UP campaigns?

Panel discussion over Till when religion based politics be practiced in U.P? Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jan 08, 2017, 21:13 PM IST

SC verdict banning use of religion to garner votes can be exploited: Jamaat

The recent Supreme Court verdict that outlawed appealing for votes in the name of religion, caste, and other identities can be "exploited" by parties campaigning using the "Hindutva plank", Jamaat-e-Islami Hind on Saturday said.

Jan 07, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Election campaigns in name of caste, religion and language against law: SC

Supreme Court directs for not using name of caste and religion during election campaign. Watch complete news story to get the detailed news updates!

Jan 02, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
Seeking votes in name of religion is 'corrupt practice', says SC

Seeking votes in name of religion is 'corrupt practice', says SC

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Monday said no politician can seek vote in the name of caste, creed, or religion.

Jan 02, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Hindus, Muslims least educated religious groups in world, Jews world's best educated: Survey

Hindus, Muslims least educated religious groups in world, Jews world's best educated: Survey

The vast majority of the world's Hindus live in India (94%) or in the bordering countries of Nepal (2.3%) and Bangladesh (1.2%).

Dec 14, 2016, 23:38 PM IST

Top US diplomat on religious freedom to visit India

A top American diplomat will visit India next week to meet representatives of majority and minority religions, civil society and government officials, the State Department has said.

Dec 10, 2016, 07:07 AM IST
Thousands of Indonesians rally against racial, religious intolerance

Thousands of Indonesians rally against racial, religious intolerance

 Indonesia recognises six religions and is home to several minority groups that adhere to traditional beliefs.

Nov 19, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

Panel discussion over Digvijay Singh's remarks on Bhopal encounter

After allegations of oppositions on the govt for the Bhopal encounter, the question raised here, Is there a need to ask religion before encounter terrorists?

Nov 01, 2016, 20:34 PM IST

CPI(M) to intervene in Supreme Court hearing on use of religion in polls

The CPI(M) on Thursday become the first political party to intervene in the ongoing Supreme Court hearing on whether seeking votes in the name of religion or caste amounted to "corrupt practices" under the Representation of the People's (RP) Act.

Oct 27, 2016, 17:29 PM IST
Totally prohibit use of religion for seeking votes, Supreme Court urged

Totally prohibit use of religion for seeking votes, Supreme Court urged

The Supreme Court on Wednesday was told that a provision of the electoral law, prohibiting the use of religion by a candidate for mobilising votes during elections should be seen in the contest of enduring constitutional ethos and the changing times.

Oct 26, 2016, 23:30 PM IST

Seeking votes in garb of religion: SC to hear pleas today

The seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear whether seeking votes in the name of religion will amount to a corrupt practice under the representation of the people`s act warranting disqualification or not.

Oct 25, 2016, 09:38 AM IST
SC set to review two-decade old 'Hindutva' ruling; Can politicians be allowed to seek votes in name of Hinduism?

SC set to review two-decade old 'Hindutva' ruling; Can politicians be allowed to seek votes in name of Hinduism?

Nearly two decades back, the apex court had allowed politicians to seek votes by using words like "Hindutva" and "Hinduism".

Oct 18, 2016, 13:17 PM IST

Centre, UP govt linking religion with politics: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday accused the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government of "linking religion with politics".

Oct 17, 2016, 20:38 PM IST