religions

Sonu Nigam ‘forced religiousness’ tweet row: Sunil Grover supports singer

Sonu Nigam ‘forced religiousness’ tweet row: Sunil Grover supports singer

Comedian Sunil Grover took to Twitter Tuesday night to humbly request people to not give the whole issue a ‘religious tinge’.

Apr 19, 2017, 09:07 AM IST
Sonu Nigam stands by his ‘forced religiousness’ tweet even after drawing criticism

Sonu Nigam stands by his ‘forced religiousness’ tweet even after drawing criticism

Nigam took to Twitter on Tuesday after a huge controversy erupted over his statement where he had raised objection to loudspeakers at places of worship.

Apr 18, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
India not intolerant; secularists targeting only Hindu fundamentalists: Taslima Nasreen

India not intolerant; secularists targeting only Hindu fundamentalists: Taslima Nasreen

The Bangladeshi writer in exile has been living in New Delhi since 2005.

Feb 06, 2016, 23:08 PM IST
Bangkok Hindu shrine blast: Thailand to hold rites of five religions for blast victims

Bangkok Hindu shrine blast: Thailand to hold rites of five religions for blast victims

Thailand today said it will hold religious rites from five different faiths, including Hinduism and Sikhism, in memory of the 20 people who were killed in the devastating bombing at the popular Lord Brahma temple here.

Aug 20, 2015, 17:32 PM IST
We respect all religions, faiths: director Hirani on 'PK' row

We respect all religions, faiths: director Hirani on 'PK' row

 Rajkumar Hirani’s latest offering “PK” has raked in Rs.246.32 crore and is going strong at the box office, but some of the film's contents have not gone down well with Hindutva elements and the filmmaker is saddened by it.

Dec 30, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

RSS to convert 5,000 Christian, Muslim families to Hinduism on Christmas

The Dharam Jagran Samiti, an RSS offshoot distributed pamphlets in Aligarh seeking donations for converting Muslims and Christians to Hinduism opened the Pandora's box.

Dec 12, 2014, 23:56 PM IST

RSS to convert 5,000 Christian, Muslim families to Hinduism during Christmas- Part II

The Dharam Jagran Samiti, an RSS offshoot distributed pamphlets in Aligarh seeking donations for converting Muslims and Christians to Hinduism opened the Pandora's box.

Dec 12, 2014, 23:56 PM IST

‘Unite world`s religions through spirituality’

Indian guru and Art of Living (AoL) founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has exhorted religious leaders the world over to unite people through spirituality.

Sep 11, 2012, 12:03 PM IST

Spirituality boosts mental health regardless of religion

Despite differences in rituals and beliefs among the world`s major religions, spirituality often enhances individuals` health.

Aug 21, 2012, 19:02 PM IST

Docu-drama on Guru Gobind Singh is bridge between religions: Director

Thakur Ranvir Singh, who is proud about making the first docu-drama on the10th Sikh guru, says he travelled to eight Indian states and visited 61 gurudwaras to make "In the Footsteps of Guru Gobind Singh", which he feels will build bridges between different religions.

Aug 22, 2011, 13:01 PM IST

Dalai Lama urges people to give equal respect to all religion

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai
Lama urged people from all faiths to give equal respect
to all the religions in the world.

Dec 19, 2010, 18:36 PM IST

Dalai Lama calls for complete freedom to practice various

Dalai Lama on Saturday called for complete freedom to practise various religions and to bridge the gap between the rich and the poor.

Sep 04, 2010, 22:45 PM IST

Free market, religions fostered fair play in society: Study

Free market and religions have played a huge role in the evolution of trust, fair play and respect for others in human societies, says a new Canadian study.

Mar 22, 2010, 12:14 PM IST

‘World’s religions would survive discovery of aliens’

A survey has suggested that the world’s religions would survive the discovery of extraterrestrial (ET) life, and not collapse out of shaken beliefs.

Jan 27, 2010, 15:39 PM IST