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Battle over Sabarimala is purely political, not about religion, gender equality or culture

The controversy over Sabarimala is about the agendas of some who are seeking a political right to enter the temple as if it were a public place, not a special place of worship for a particular community.

Jan 18, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

Hindu temples are targets of systematic oppression by government, courts

Hindu temples are often owned and run by the state, and governments have no problem using temple revenues for things that have nothing to do with temples or Hinduism.

Jan 17, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

Mexicans turn to church as earthquake death toll hits 320

Many have been traumatized by the second major quake to strike Mexico City in their lifetime after a devastating 1985 tremor killed an estimated 10,000 people.

Sep 25, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

Dawood Ibrahim wanted to destablise Narendra Modi govt; targeted RSS leaders, churches, says NIA

The National Investigating Agency (NIA) has claimed that Dawood Ibrahim, India's most wanted man, plotted social unrest to destablise the Narendra Modi government.

May 06, 2016, 09:49 AM IST

Christmas celebrations held across Punjab, Chandigarh

Hundreds of people thronged the churches in Punjab, especially in Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur districts.

Dec 25, 2015, 10:21 AM IST

Masked assailants set church ablaze in Yemen`s Aden

Unidentified assailants set ablaze one of the few churches in Yemen`s second city Aden on Wednesday, a day after it had been damaged by vandals, witnesses said.

Sep 16, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

Media "over-projecting" attacks on churches: RSS

RSS on Saturday charged the media with showing "half-truths" and "over-projecting" attacks on churches in the country, saying it "affected" India's image internationally.

May 10, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

Niger's Christians try to forgive on first Easter after church attacks

Thousands of Christians across Niger tried to forgive and move on as they celebrated the first Easter since their churches were torched during deadly riots spurred by the publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed.

Apr 06, 2015, 04:44 AM IST

Mass prayers held to mark Good Friday

Good Friday, the day on which Jesus Christ was crucified, is being observed today across the country.

Apr 03, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

MHA may order probe to find if any pattern is behind attacks on churches, school in Delhi

In the backdrop of attacks on some churches in Delhi and vandalisation of a Christian school on Friday, the Home Ministry may order a thorough probe into all these incidents to find whether any particular group or organisation was involved in it.

Feb 13, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

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Feb 13, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

Christian school vandalism: PM Modi summons Delhi police chief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday summoned Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi in the wake of vandalisation of a prominent Christian school in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar area and directed him to

Feb 13, 2015, 15:54 PM IST

'Two churches burned in Niger as Charlie Hebdo protests rage'

At least two churches were torched in Niger's capital today as protests raged on against the publication of a Prophet Mohammed cartoon - considered as un-Islamic by Muslims - by a French weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Jan 17, 2015, 20:16 PM IST

Niger crowd sets fire to churches in anti-Charlie Hebdo protest

A protest in Niger against French magazine Charlie Hebdo turned violent on Friday as demonstrators set fire to churches and raided shops run by Christians, residents said.

Jan 16, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

Conversion row: Additional security sought for Aligarh churches on Christmas eve

Amid the proposed mass conversion ceremony by leaders of an Aligarh-based outfit here on December 25, the Christian community has sought for additional security for their churches in the city.

Dec 15, 2014, 16:57 PM IST

Hundreds of thousands of evangelicals march in Rio

Hundreds of thousands of evangelical Christians held a "March for Jesus" Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, a show of their churches` growing heft in the world`s largest Roman Catholic country.

Jun 01, 2014, 04:11 AM IST

US warns of `specific terrorist threat` to Uganda churches

Churches in the Ugandan capital face a "specific terrorist threat", the US embassy has warned, amid a wave of attacks in east Africa blamed on Islamist insurgents.

May 07, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

Churches in Mizoram urge EC to change poll schedule in state

The Mizoram Kohhran Hruaitute Committee, a conglomerate of leaders of 13 major churches in Mizoram has asked the Election Commission to change the dates of polling and counting of votes for the state Assembly polls.

Oct 10, 2013, 11:38 AM IST

Two Old Goa churches ban tourists during religious service

Two of Goa`s prime churches have disallowed tourists during religious service during the ongoing Holy Week, which will culminate in Easter on Sunday.

Mar 30, 2013, 18:06 PM IST

UK ‘gay couples’ given green light for church weddings

British gay couples have given the green light to marry in churches under new plans due to be unveiled by the UK Government next week.

Dec 08, 2012, 12:11 PM IST