Bhagwad Gita

After GST, notes ban, it's Rahul vs PM Modi again, this time over Bhagvad Gita

After GST, notes ban, it's Rahul vs PM Modi again, this time over Bhagvad Gita

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has his own interpretation of a saying from the Bhagvad Gita.

Nov 06, 2017, 15:22 PM IST
Classical dancer interprets Mahabharata to resolve contemporary issues, leaves audience thrilled

Classical dancer interprets Mahabharata to resolve contemporary issues, leaves audience thrilled

Titled ‘Atma Rati,’ it was performed by award winning classical dancer, Dimple Kaur and presented by Sumangali Institute of Valuable Arts (SIVA). 

Apr 20, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

Punjab rejects Zora panel report on sacrilege cases; orders new probe

Terming it as "inconclusive", the Punjab government on Friday rejected the report of the Justice Zora Singh Commission and ordered a fresh Commission of Inquiry, headed by Justice (retd) Ranjit Singh to investigate all cases of sacrilege in the state.

Apr 14, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

3000 students in Mumbai take part in ISKCON's Gita contest

As many as 3000 students from 80 schools in the city participated recently in the Gita Champions League contest organised by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).

Apr 10, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
Declare cow as 'Mother of the Nation', demands Shiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire

Declare cow as 'Mother of the Nation', demands Shiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire

A Shiv Sena member in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday demanded declaring cow as 'Mother of the Nation' saying the benefits one gets from its milk, urine and dung are "priceless", a day after a BJP member made a strong plea to declare Bhagwad Gita as 'national book'.

Dec 22, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

BJP MPs want Bhagwad Gita to be declared 'National Book'

The issue was raised during zero hour by Yogi Adityanath (BJP), who said the teachings of the Gita have become all the more relevant at a time when the world is concerned over 'jehadi' terrorism.

Dec 21, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

Iconic Gita Press in crisis amid labour dispute

The printing machines at the famed Gita Press here have fallen silent for the first time in 92 years of its existence.

Sep 04, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

Bajrang Dal activist Bhuvith Shetty released on bail

Bajrang Dal activist Bhuvith Shetty, arrested for posting an alleged threatening tweet against writer K S Bhagwan for his 'derogatory' remarks on the Bhagwad Gita, was on Tuesday released on bail by police after questioning.

Sep 01, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

DNA: Sad reality behind the shutting down of the historic Gita Press

India's largest and oldest publishing house, Gita Press has shut down indefinitely owing to labour unrest.

Aug 27, 2015, 23:39 PM IST

A Gita written in 'gold' ink for RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat!

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat was gifted on Sunday with a copy of 'Bhagwad Gita', written in a special ink made from gold by a Muslim artisan, at a function of Jain seers in Surat.

Aug 17, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Bhagwad Gita not a religious book: Haryana education minister

Hitting out at those who are opposing BJP government's move to introduce Bhagwad Gita in school curriculum in the state, Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma today said the scripture is not a religious book and that its teachings will be part of moral education.

Jul 15, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

Bhagwad Gita contest winner donates prize money for girl education

 Maryam Siddiqui, the 12-year-old Thane schoolgirl who in March topped a competition testing knowledge of the Bhagwad Gita, has decided to donate her cash rewards for the cause of girl education.

Jun 09, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

AIMPLB to move SC against inclusion of Gita in school syllabus

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has said that they will move the Supreme Court against inclusion of Bhagwad Gita and the compulsory practise of Surya Namaskar and Yoga in schools.

Jun 08, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

How to observe Kamda Ekadashi Vrat

Kamada Ekadasi is the first Ekadashi in a Hindu year and considered to be the most auspicious among all the Ekadashi rituals.

Mar 30, 2015, 16:30 PM IST

Muslim Personal Board meet opposes 'forcing' of RSS agenda

Any attempt to "impose" RSS agenda and curtail religious freedom of Muslims will be challenged at all appropriate levels, members of All India Muslim Personal Law Board asserted on Saturday while vowing to carry out a campaign to clear "misunderstandings" spread by the Sangh outfits.

Mar 21, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

No plan to teach Gita in BMC schools, says Maharashtra Govt

The Maharashtra government on Friday made it clear that there was no plan to teach Bhagwad Gita to municipal school students here.

Mar 20, 2015, 17:27 PM IST

Mumbai's municipal schools to teach 'Bhagwad Gita' to students

All municipal schools in the city and suburbs would teach 'Bhagwad Gita' to students in order to make them more focused, boost their morale and impart them knowledge about spiritualism, a civic official has said.

Mar 19, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

Haryana to introduce Gita in curriculum

The BJP government in Haryana proposes to introduce Bhagwad Gita in school curriculum in the state.

Jan 08, 2015, 15:51 PM IST

Haryana to include Bhagwad Gita in school curriculum

The Haryana government has decided to include 'Bhagwad Gita' in the school curriculum from the next academic session for students from class five to 12th.

Jan 03, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

45,000 schools in MP without toilets

Around 45,000 schools in Madhya Pradesh do not have toilets and efforts are on to construct them by June next year, state government said on Monday.

Dec 22, 2014, 23:12 PM IST