Everything you need to know about Ram Mandir: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ram Mandir: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Two men were injured here Sunday evening after being hit by a patrolling PCR (police control room) van, police said. The vehicle's driver has been arrested.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A part of the preparation work for the Jan 26 Republic Day parade was damaged Sunday when some protestors uprooted the wooden and metal frames and made bonfires at five places. They also vandalised police vehicles as well as those belonging to some protesters.
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) "Dabangg 2", the last big release of 2012, seems to cap the year on a profitable note. The Salman Khan-starrer opened with a record-breaking collection of Rs.21.10 crore on the first day and trade pundits predict it will enter the Rs.100-crore club.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) BJP leaders met Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir here Tuesday and lodged their protest against the demolition of a temple in Karachi and the "deteriorating human rights" condition of Hindu minorities in the neighbouring country.
Karachi, Dec. 3 (ANI): Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International and former federal minister for human rights, Ansar Burney, has strongly condemned the demolition of a century-old Hindu temple in Karachi and has demanded strict action against the builder.
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) A court in Pakistan has restrained a military estates officer and the administration of the port city of Karachi from demolishing a pre-Partition era temple.
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's ailing condition affected the Bollywood box office in Mumbai. Two latest big ticket releases "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" (JTHJ) and "Son Of Sardaar" (SOS) experienced a marginal drop in collections in the city, say experts.
Islamabad, Nov 3 (ANI): An organisation representing the Hindu community in Pakistan has filed a petition in the Lahore High Court, seeking directions for the Punjab government to refurbish the worship places, including the famous Jain Mandir in Lahore.
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) The small screen has produced several stars and Gautam Chaturvedi, last seen in "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii", is one of them. But he refuses to accept the tag and says he would like to be known as an actor.
Agartala (Tripura), Oct.9 (ANI): Hundreds of Buddhists and Hindus held a protest rally here to demonstrate against the recent burning of Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples in Bangladesh by Muslims, after complaining that a Buddhist man had insulted Islam.
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A court in Pakistan has restrained authorities in the port city of Karachi from demolishing a Hindu temple believed to have been constructed 200 years ago, a media report said.
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal and six others were detained here Sunday while trying to stage protests near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence and two other places.
Delhi Police have prepared major arrangements during Janmashtmi for the visit of Lazmi Narayan Temple. Due to heavy gathering and security reasons, police have deployed major security arrangements during the festivals.
Patna, June 21 (IANS) The foundation laying ceremony for an Indian replica of Cambodia's world-famous Angkor Wat temple was conducted in Bihar's West Champaran district Thursday, organisers said.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) It was a visual treat for Delhiites Wednesday as they witnessed a rare celestial event when Venus - the second planet from the Sun and the Earth's neighbour - crossed the Sun's face in a once-in-a-lifetime celestial phenomenon.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) To spread awareness about the biodiversity of the country, the Ministry of Environment and Forests along with the Department of Science and Technology Tuesday launched the 'Science Express-Biodiversity Special' train here, which will reach out to people in far flung areas of the country.
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Multiplexes in the entertainment capital of India Thursday kept their shutters down till the evening. The bosses admit bearing a loss of not over Rs.1,00,000 per theatre and say they are not worried as the nationwide shutdown was for a cause and they support it too.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown against the fuel price hike hit traffic in several parts of the city Thursday with commuters facing a tough time getting to work with few autorickshaws and roads being blocked in some places.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy drowned in a pothole in the premises of Lady Hardinge Hospital in central Delhi, police said Thursday.
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Six children were injured Tuesday when the roof of their school classroom collapsed at Chilla village in Khurja.
Karachi, Feb 20 (ANI): One of the oldest Hindu temples in Karachi is finally being renovated after its management battled with land grabbers to regain partial control of its property.
Nevada (US), Oct 10 (ANI): The 1 million pounds BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir opened in Belgrave section of Leicester in England on October nine with a colorful procession through city streets and two days of celebrations.
Nevada (US), Sept 30 (ANI): The 1-million-pounds BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir is opening in Belgrave section of Leicester in England on October 9.
New Delhi, Sep 3(ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday termed the reported notice issued to him by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as an attempt by the Central government to stop his campaign against black money and corruption.
Haridwar, Sep 2 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev has denied receiving a notice from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) with regard to violation of country's foreign exchange rules.
Nevada (US), August 13 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Chino Hills City Council (California, USA) for reportedly accepting the long-standing request of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir by raising the allowable height limit to 80 feet.
Nevada (US), July 26 (ANI): The Bangladesh Hindu Temple in Hamtramck (Michigan, USA) reportedly had a grand opening on July 24.
Nevada (US), July 01 (ANI): The Ontario government in Canada is reportedly helping cover the costs of the expansion of Devi Mandir in Pickering (Ontario).
Puttaparthi, Jun 28 (ANI): Trustees of Sathya Sai Baba on Tuesday offered to pay tax on the enormous piles of cash and gold discovered in his private chambers in Andhra Pradesh.
Nevada (US), June 27 (ANI): The Edinburgh Hindu Mandir and Cultural Center in Scotland has reopened after an overhaul of about 322,000 pounds.
Nevada (US), June 1 (ANI): Esteemed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged Brent Council in England to not axe the Navaratri festival funding.
Ludhiana, May 22(ANI): Hundreds of protestors belonging to the Sangla Shiwala Mandir carried out a demonstration against social activist Swami Agnivesh in Ludhiana on Sunday.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): To train women and make senior citizens aware to tackle any unforeseen circumstances, an education-cum-orientation program was organized by Delhi Police at Janakpuri.
Nevada (US), April 25 (ANI): Shree Jalaram Mandir in Hoffman Estates (Illinois, USA) is expanding.
Nevada (US), Jan 16 (ANI): A majestic multi-million pound Hindu temple and community center is reportedly being planned for Exeter (Devon, United Kingdom).
Wellington, Jan 7 (ANI): The lavish Indian wedding of Chicago millionaire and heir Vikram Aditya Kumar is said to have disrupted traffic on Balmoral road in Auckland.
Nevada (US), Dec 15 (ANI): Hindus have applauded the City Council of Sugar Hill (Georgia, USA) for reportedly extending the proposed Shiv Mandir's permit for two years.
New Delhi/Mathura Sep 2 (ANI): The auspicious festival of Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna is being celebrated across the country with great enthusiasm.
Somgarh (Uttarakhand), Aug.18 (ANI): Over 30 students were feared to be buried in a collapsed school building in a massive landslide that occurred at Somgarh village of District Bagesvar in Uttarakhand's Kumaun region.
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (ANI): Devotees in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi city are disappointed with the trustees of the famous Hindu shrine 'Kashi Vishwanath Mandir', for increasing fees to attend prayers and other rituals.
Ahmedabad, Apr 17 (ANI): With the mercury rising well above normal levels demand for Khadi is on the rise.
Lahore, Mar. 1 (ANI): The colourful festival of Holi is being celebrated by Hindus across Pakistan with enthusiasm and traditional zeal.
Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and one among the front leaders of Ram Mandir movements Kalyan Singh on November 15 indicated to back on the Ram Mandir issue after breaking up the ties between him and Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Ya
Ratlam (MP), Nov 9 (ANI): At least eight students and a teacher were drowned to death when their school bus fell into Shipra river at Mahidpur near Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday.
Porbandar (Gujarat), Oct 2 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Friday attended a prayer meeting at Kirti Mandir on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 140th birth anniversary.
Bhopal, Sep.28 (ANI): Naresh Motwani, a volunteer activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) died in an accidental gunshot here on Monday.
Poonch, Aug 2 (ANI): Thousands of devotees joined the annual Buddha Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
Karachi, June 5 (ANI): Noor Muhammad, who has been running a flower shop in the Kacchi Qabristan for the past decade or so ever since he retired as a Gorkhan or grave digger in 1990's, is not discontented despite being a part of Pakistan's history.
Jammu, May 9 (IANS) A paramilitary trooper in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday shot dead his senior colleague with his service rifle after the two had a heated argument, police said.
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani here Friday reiterated his party's resolve to build a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya.
Onboard Special Aircraft, Apr.24 (ANI): Senior BHaratiya Janata Party leader and the opposition National Democratic Alliance's (NDA's) Prime Minister-in-Waiting L.K. Advani has rubbished the prediction of bookies of a UPA come back and is also undaunted about losing time-tested ally-Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Orissa.
New Delhi, Apr.18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Prime Ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani has criticised the Congress for calling his party communal.
Guwahati, April 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janashakti Party chief Uma Bharati Monday said her party would put pressure on Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani to construct the Ram Mandir at Ayodha if the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) comes to power.
New Delhi, Apr. 11 (ANI): Despite being portrayed in his larger than the party image, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has clarified that he is not a one man army.
Bhopal, April 6 (IANS) A Madhya Pradesh minister is in trouble. The police have registered a case against him for brandishing a sword at a Hindu procession in the state.
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 6 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh met Varun Gandhi at the Etah jail on Monday.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee Sunday did not rule out the possibility of the party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) forming the next government with the Left parties' support and said 'everything is possible'.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Criticising the Bharatiya Janata Party's manifesto released Friday, the Congress party said BJP has a 'narrow agenda'.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The following are the highlights of the election manifesto released by the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Friday:
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday reiterated its commitment to the construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya as well as the removal of the constitution's article 370 that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Ahmedabad, March 30 (ANI): Handspun cotton popularly known as 'Khadi' is becoming less popular among political parities in Gujarat.
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be visiting Amritsar on Monday to pay his obeisance at the Golden Temple.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Two decades after his famous 'rath yatra' catapulted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) into national reckoning, L.K. Advani is making his final bid for India's top job on a broader, non-denominational platform that talks of good governance and development with Hindutva taking a back seat.
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) India's longest running movie 'Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge' (DDLJ) has set the national record for being the only movie on continuous play for 700 weeks in a theatre, said a release from the production house.
Expressing concern over the recent development in Indo-Pak relations amid war rhetoric discussions, he said that peace in the sub-continent and resolution of Kashmir issue should dominate the national debate.
Indore, Feb 2, (ANI): Noted Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Monday criticised the Centre for not doing much to root out terrorist activities and prevent illegal migrants to enter in the country.
Raipur, Jan 10 (IANS) A schoolteacher in Chhattisgarh has been arrested on the charge of partially blinding a six-year-old student by inserting a pin in her right eye because she had failed to reply to his question.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) New Year resolutions, loud music, parties or just cosy chats around the bonfire... while much of Delhi rung in 2009 in every which way with family and friends, many thousands of homeless in the capital spent a wakeful night in the biting cold waiting for another day of strife to dawn.
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth killed his mother with a scythe in a West Bengal village Tuesday, suspecting her of an extra-marital affair with a neighbour, the police said.
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) The high principles and traditions of Indian culture seem to have largely disappeared from society today, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) president Dr. Karan Singh has said.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The BJP's policies and promises may not interest Delhi'ites but the way people waited for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at one of his public meetings late Tuesday said a lot about people's curiosity about him.
Gandhinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) Authorities in this Gujarat capital have launched a drive to demolish unauthorised temples even as critics have lambasted Chief Minister Narendra Modi for the move.
Panaji, Nov 8 (IANS) The Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) has advocated shoot-at-sight orders in order to curb the rising incidents of desecration of religious structures in the state.
Palanpur (Gujarat), Nov 4 (IANS) She is like a fairy godmother to the little kids in her orphanage - doling out dollops of love and affection as she interacts with them, never for a moment letting them feel the want of a normal home.
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The horror in Assam is not just tragic, it is a malignant devastation that has visited a place and a people who were known until comparatively recently for their hospitality, calm and kindness. The places where the bombings have taken place are busy markets and areas known to all of us familiar with Guwahati and the other towns where they have been triggered: Ganeshguri, near the flyover and the large Ganesh Mandir and jostling market; Pan Bazar, one of the most crowded shopping centres where bakers, book, medical and cloth stores are lined up on either side of narrow streets; the Deputy Commissioner's Court, full of litigants as well as lawyers in their black jackets and white trousers and passers-by.
Johannesburg, Oct 27 (IANS) The Diwali spirit seems to have survived the global financial crisis here with South African Indians splurging on luxury sweets, lamps and gifts and getting together to celebrate the festival of lights.
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Two caretakers were detained Sunday after jewellery and ornaments worth Rs.2.5 million were found missing from a temple in northwest Delhi, the police said.
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Stray incidents of violence marred a day-long shutdown in Goa called by a rightwing Hindu group to protest the alleged desecration of Hindu temples. Markets were shut and traffic kept off the roads in most parts of the state.
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Veteran Tamil director C.V. Sridhar passed away Monday after a brief illness in a private hospital, family sources said. He was 76.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Burying the hatchet with Baba Ramdev, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Saturday said the "misunderstanding' of the past was 'over' as the yoga guru had validated his theory that yoga could cure many diseases, including AIDS.
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) What is Bajrang Dal:
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National Democratic Alliance giving a thrust to the next Lok Sabha election gave green signal to Bhartiya Janta Party's president Lal Krishna Advani for the Prime Ministerial candidate on Tuesday.
The alleged mastermind and the key suspect of Hyderabad blast, Mohammed Shahid alias Bilal is believed to be shot dead in Karachi on August 30, but Indian security agencies have not confirmed it nor Pakistani government has officially