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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad advocates SC/ST reservations in judiciary

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has advocated reservations for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the judiciary through an all-India judicial service examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission,

Dec 26, 2018, 14:26 PM IST

Legendary musician Annapurna Devi dies at 91

She was married to sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. 

Oct 13, 2018, 10:06 AM IST

Complaint filed against Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for 'Syria in India' comments on Ayodhya issue

Ravi Shnkar's comments had attracted criticism from AIMIM and Shiv Sena.

Mar 08, 2018, 17:05 PM IST

World premiere of Ravi Shankar's opera opens in UK today

Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar's last composition -- an opera called Sukanya, inspired by a Mahabharata character after whom his wife was named -- opens in the UK today.

May 12, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Ravi Shankar to address French Parliament

"This is the first time an Indian spiritual leader will address both the houses of the French Parliament," the group said.

Oct 17, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

If Islamic countries can change divorce system, why not India: Prasad on triple talaq issue

Prasad said the government stands by gender justice, gender equality and gender dignity in connection with triple talaq issue as per the Constitution.

Oct 14, 2016, 22:46 PM IST

All gram panchayats to be connected through OFC by 2018: Governmnet

All Gram Panchayats in the country will be connected through Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) to set up a network infrastructure by December 2018 under the government's Digital India Programme, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 14:11 PM IST

We haven't damaged Yamuna floodplain's ecology: Art of Living

On March 9, the NGT refused to prohibit the holding of the World Culture Festival on Yamuna floodplain, but slapped an environment compensation.

Jun 06, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

WATCH: When Sri Sri Ravi Shankar danced on ‘Jiya Dhadak Dhadak` and 'bhakts' got crazy

A video has gone viral showing the Art of Living Foundation founder shaking a leg on a Bollywood number.

May 09, 2016, 09:13 AM IST

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 'misquoted' over Nobel Peace Prize: Art of Living

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has stirred the hornet's nest by saying that Pakistani child activist Malala Yousafzai did not deserve a Nobel Peace Prize.

May 03, 2016, 15:47 PM IST

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's peace message gets a snub, ISIS sends beheaded man’s pic in return

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar had attempted to initiate talks with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Apr 22, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

'Pakistan Zindabad' cries at World Culture Festival: Congress for legal action

Congress on Tuesday demanded that legal action be initiated over the reported cries of "Pakistan Zindabad" at World Culture Festival here in the presence of several union Ministers.

Mar 15, 2016, 23:52 PM IST

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Mar 13, 2016, 08:58 AM IST

Indians should be proud of their heritage: PM Modi at Sri Sri's World Cultural Festival event

Modi spent three hours at the event but did not make any reference in his brief speech to the controversy triggered by environmental activists accusing Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation of destroying the river bed by erecting massive structures as lakhs of people are expected to participate.

Mar 11, 2016, 22:32 PM IST

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar addresses 'World Culture Festival', says 'yes, it's private party - with whole world invited'

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's mega 'World Cultural festival' kick started on Friday.

Mar 11, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

NGT gives more time to AOL to pay Rs 5 cr, raps Sri Sri

The three-day long 'World Culture Festival' organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living (AOL) on Friday crossed last minute hurdles as attempt to stall the mega show failed in the National Green Tribunal which gave more time to the organiser to pay Rs 5 crore fine.

Mar 11, 2016, 18:45 PM IST

Culture Fest kicks off in Delhi, PM Modi says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar contributed a lot to India's world image

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday given the go-ahead to the organisers after they pledged to pay an initial amount of 25 lakhs for mitigating any environmental damage to the Yamuna's fragile floodplain.

Mar 11, 2016, 17:50 PM IST

Naidu bats for Sri Sri, says don't ''politicise'' mega event

Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu asserted that the World Culture Festival by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar`s Art of Living will bring glory to India.

Mar 11, 2016, 10:39 AM IST

Rain may turn Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's World Culture Festival into damp squib

The three-day World Culture Festival, organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living, commences today.

Mar 11, 2016, 08:56 AM IST

After Pranab Mukherjee, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe pulls out of Sri Sri's event

In another blow to spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living (AoL) event, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has pulled out of the event after organisers acknowledged shortcomings in security arrangements.

Mar 10, 2016, 14:38 PM IST