Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

NGT report is baseless, unscientific, AOL event did not damage Yamuna floodplains, claims Sri Sri's close aide

A close aide of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has claimed that the NGT report about the AOL event 'World Culture Festival' is completely baseless and unscientific.

Aug 17, 2016, 18:13 PM IST

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living event 'completely destroyed' Yamuna floodplains, NGT told

 Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living has rejected the allegations that the 'World Culture Festival' festival on the Yamuna has "completely destroyed" the riverbed.

Aug 17, 2016, 10:54 AM IST

NGT says AOL damaged Yamuna floodplains, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar calls it 'blind and biased'

The NGT expert committee has concluded that the three-day 'World Culture Festival' organised by Sri Sri's Art of Living had caused major damage to the Yamuna riverbed.

Aug 11, 2016, 14:20 PM IST

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar shared stage with Zakir Nair, Rajnath Singh met Pragya Thakur: Digvijay Singh

Digvijay Singh is being targeted by the BJP after the surfacing of a 2012 video showing him praising controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.

Jul 08, 2016, 10:40 AM IST

Honorary Fellowship awarded to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in UK

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been bestowed with an Honorary Fellowship by an Indian students body in the UK for his contributions to world peace and culture.

Jun 27, 2016, 13:30 PM IST

Yoga is not in conflict with any religion or belief system: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

As we look forward to celebrating the 2nd International Yoga Day, we must understand yoga in totality. Yoga is one of the greatest wealths of humankind.

Jun 19, 2016, 11:38 AM 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

Tussle between NGT, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ends as AOL pays compensation amount

The Art of Living (AOL) has submitted the final installment of its compensation amounting to Rs 4.75 crore for damage to the Yamuna floodplains during its World Culture Festival in March this year to the National Green Tribunal.

Jun 06, 2016, 16:59 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

I'm against honouring Malala Yousafzai with Nobel Peace Prize: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has termed the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai as ‘political’.

May 02, 2016, 20:45 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

President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards on Dhirubhai Ambani, Sania Mirza: Complete list is here

President Pranab Mukherjee presented five Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri awards at the Civil Investiture Ceremony.

Mar 28, 2016, 09:46 AM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee to give away Padma awards on Monday

The late Dhirubhai Ambani, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Anupam Kher, Ajay Devgn and Saina Nehwal are among the prominent personalities who will be conferred the Padma awards by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.

Mar 28, 2016, 00:21 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

World Culture Festival: NGT team to visit Yamuna flood plains this week, assess damage

Experts say the flood plains act a natural groundwater recharge system and a flood barrier.

Mar 15, 2016, 09:47 AM IST

Art of Living begins cleaning up World Culture Fest venue

Over 100 volunteers on Monday started dismantling and cleaning the area on the Yamuna river bank where the three-day Art of Living World Culture Festival was held amid controversy that it caused ecological damage.

Mar 15, 2016, 00:56 AM IST

Hold another culture fest in Delhi: Minister to Sri Sri

Delhi's Culture Minister Kapil Mishra on Sunday asked Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to hold another World Culture Festival (WCF) in the national capital.

Mar 14, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Culture minister questions environmentalists opposed to WCF

The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) on Sunday said its members will now do away with the traditional khaki shorts and opt instead for a pair of trousers.

Mar 14, 2016, 00:12 AM IST

World Cultural Festival: Three-day cultural extravaganza ends, Sri Sri says don't politicise events which concern India's prestige

The three-day cultural extravaganza of Art of Living's World Cultural Festival ended on Sunday. 

Mar 13, 2016, 23:28 PM IST