Indian scientists are more religious than their British counterparts but they are more likely, than the general population, to not participate in a religious service or rituals, says a cross-national study of religion and spirituality among scientists.
The Haryana Government on Sunday approved a policy for allotment of government land for social, religious, charitable trusts or institutions for construction of places of worship, dharamshala or community centres.
A Sikh students outfit today urged Akal Takhat, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, to convene a religious congregation over the issue of Haryana Government`s proposed decision to set up a separate Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC).
Islamabad: Amid a series of attacks on temples in Pakistan, the National Assembly has adopted an unanimous resolution to safeguard the holy places of religious minorities, including those of Hindus and Sikhs.
Expressing concern over the recent incidents of communal clashes, President Pranab Mukherjee today said the country has not learnt lessons from the history and same "tragic mistakes" are being repeated.
BJP President Rajnath Singh has said that there is a strong need in the country for amending the constitution to check large scale religious
conversions allegedly being carried out by foreign forces through inducements.