Divine Help

  • Goa leaders hope for divine help, fund pilgrimages January 18, 2012

    Panaji: Politicians in Goa have suddenly begun sponsoring pilgrimages to Hindu and Christian religious sites with gusto possibly hoping for "divine intervention" in the March 3 polls. Both aspiring candidates as well as Election Commission officials acknowledge that Hindu and Christian voters were being sponsored for pilgrimages to Shirdi...
  • Water crisis: Rajasthan seeks divine help July 20, 2010

    Jaipur: Faced with what the Ashok Gehlot government is calling its worst water crisis, Rajasthan is now seeking divine intervention. The water shortage in the parched villages of Jodhpur, Bikaner and Barmer is pushing the farmers to abandon the livestock. Rains are now Rajasthan's only hope. ...