Is Ashwathama of Mahabharata still alive?

A character of the Indian epic Mahabharata, Ashwatthama was the son of guru Drona and he is the grandson of the Brahmin sage Bharadwaja.

Is it a crime to save Hindu temples in Maharashtra? asks Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Saturday defended its Aurangabad MP Chandrakant Khaire who allegedly roughed up and abused a civic official for demolishing a temple as per court orders.

Ranchi tense following communal clash, schools shut

Tension prevailed in this Jharkhand capital on Tuesday after beef was found at a temple four days ago following which a communal clash took place, forcing authorities to step up vigil and shut down schools.

TAVR procedure comes as new hope for heart patients

Medical researchers have found a new ray of hope known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for the cardiac patients.

Uttar Pradesh: Stampede at temple in Vrindavan, 4 injured

Four people were injured after a stampede broke out at a temple in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

Nepal temple bans mass animal slaughter

 In a victory for activists, Nepalese temple authorities said Tuesday they would end a centuries-old Hindu tradition of mass animal slaughter that attracts hundreds of thousands of worshippers.

Congress holds dharna against temple removal in Jaipur

Charging BJP government in the state with hurting the sentiments of various religious communities, Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee on Wednesday held a massive dharna demanding an end to the razing of temples here.

Delhi: Court orders shifting of temple, deities from housing society

A Delhi court has directed the shifting of a temple and deities from a housing society on a plea of a resident alleging that musical instruments and loudspeaker were causing him disturbance, saying the complainant had a right to lead an undisturbed peaceful life.

1.50 lakh registered devotees so far for Amarnath yatra

As many as 1.50 lakh devotees have registered so far for the annual 59-day pilgrimage to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, scheduled to begin next month.

Bihar's Muslims donate land for world's largest Hindu temple
Bihar's Muslims donate land for world's largest Hindu temple

Muslims in Bihar, in a stellar demonstration of communal harmony, have donated land to help build the world's largest Hindu temple which will have the capacity to seat a staggering 20,000 people.

Devotees willing to go overseas visit 'visa god' temple in Hyderabad

A temple in Hyderabad is popular among people seeking higher study and job opportunities in foreign lands.

BBV: Jaipur chooses development over temple!

Jaipur makes a more liberal, broadminded choice by going for 'development' when a situation presented itself where the city had to choose between the metro construction and preserving temples.

Goa govt stops paying electricity bills for religious places

Years after illuminating several churches, temples and a mosque in the state, Goa government on Monday decided not to foot their electricity bill anymore as an austerity measure, drawing flak from the opposition.

Man kills self inside temple in Delhi

A 32-year-old man allegedly shot himself dead inside a temple in south-east Delhi's Kalkaji Extension area last night, police said.

Sridevi performs puja for daughter at Kalahasti temple
Sridevi performs puja for daughter at Kalahasti temple

 Veteran actress Sridevi has performed special prayers for her elder daughter Jhanvi Kapoor at the Sri Kalahasti temple here.

Month-long Thakurani festival comes to an end in Odisha

Month-long Thakurani festival in Berhampur town came to end with the deity, Maa Budhi Thakuarani returning to own temple.

Three precious idols stolen from temple in Bihar

Unidentified thieves stole three precious idols from a temple in Bihar's Supaul district, a police officer said on Friday.

Protest against shifting of temple for construction of Jaipur metro

As JMRC plans to start the underground metro construction work in Jaipur, residents are gearing up to protest over the shifting of a 200-year-old temple of Rojgareshwar Mahadev.

People throng Kerala temples to celebrate harvest festival of Vishu

People in Kerala thronged temples on Wednesday to celebrate the harvest festival of Vishu.

Coimbatore temple has walls, roof made of currency

A temple in Coimbatore has walls, roof made of currency which attracts a lot many devotees.