Faith

  • VHP demands withdrawal of the controversial book on Amma 24-02-2014 09:10 PM

    The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Monday demanded withdrawal of the controversial book written by a former disciple of spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi. Australian born Gail Tredwell in her book 'Holy hell-- a memoir of faith, devotion and pure madness' claimed she had lived in the mutt for many years and...
  • Pope Francis: Grounding god in humanity

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    When Pope Francis was named TIME Person of the Year in 2013, I was skeptical thinking the title was a giveaway to the man who...

  • Indians hungry for good documentaries: Filmmaker Pan Nalin 20-12-2013 05:23 PM

    Chennai: Indian audiences are 'hungry for good documentaries' and an increasing number of filmmakers here are showing a keen interest towards the genre. But a cohesive network to produce and promote documentaries is missing in the country, says filmmaker Pan Nalin. "Indian filmmakers are waking up to documentary filmmaking, but...
  • A prayer to the god of rebellion

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Lord give me strength to rise and resist, Let my will be iron, yet my heart gentle, Let my malice fuel my goodwill, Unshackle me...

  • A review of Saba Naqvi's 'In Good Faith'

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    While much work has been done on exploring and exposing communalism in India, relatively little attempt has been made to understand its conjoined twin, secularism....

  • God Of This Great Vast: glimpses of the Mahakumbh

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Dawn is misty on the banks of the Sangam. Enveloped in a gigantic quiet, the water awaits the pilgrim. Sanatan Dharma - dizzyingly varied, incorrigibly...

  • Excerpt: 'In Good Faith' by Saba Naqvi 06-12-2012 12:20 PM

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  • Delhi: Street kids get a lesson in music, story telling 19-11-2012 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: Faith Gonsalves, 24, is spreading joy and happiness through music among the children who live on the streets of Delhi. Faith started Music Basti three years ago and with her team teaches 350 children who spend their life on the streets. Today the children are ready to face...
  • Bhagwad Gita and some thoughts

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    "I owed a magnificent day to the Bhagavad Gita. It was the first of books; it was as if an empire spoke to us, nothing...

  • Faith accompli: it's no longer good vs evil 27-05-2011 11:58 AM

    We live in the only religion-less culture in the world. And this is not an accident; it has been consciously designed this way. God was never the highest goal in this country, nor was heaven. The supreme goal was always liberation " mukti. And the spiritual practitioner was always a...
  • Pope takes biggest step to revive Christianity 12-10-2010 08:58 PM

    Vatican City: Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday outlined his most tangible initiative yet to try to revive Christianity, creating a Vatican office for re-evangelising Europe and other traditionally Christian regions where faith is falling by the wayside. In an official decree, Benedict said the new office would work with bishops...
  • Left, Catholic bishops on collision course 19-07-2010 03:37 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The ruling CPI(M) and powerful Catholic Church in Kerala are headed for a collision course once again with the apex body of bishops issuing a pastoral letter urging the Christian community to choose only "God-fearing" and "selfless" candidates in polls. The Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) circular, read out...
  • Bill to check superstition hits roadblock 21-03-2010 11:58 AM

    BJP and Hindutva parties in Maharashtra are opposing it. ...
  • Huge donations to places of worship, a waste or not 13-06-2009 02:14 AM

    Editor Gauri Lankesh and Dharmic Council Member debate the issue. ...
  • Indian scientists mix faith & reason, say God exists 15-06-2008 12:42 PM

    Gurgaon: Comeback man Yuvraj Singh feels like a debutant as he gears for the 'second innings' of his international career through the T20 format after winning his battle against a rare germ-cell cancer. It feels as if I am making my debut. I have always believed that T20 is the...
  • Keeping the faith: A month after Jaipur serial blasts 14-06-2008 03:42 AM

    Karachi: A planned tour by a World XI to Pakistan to play two Twenty20 matches in an effort to revive international cricket in the country has been postponed for the second time this year. According to the organisers, the World XI was supposed to play the two matches in Karachi...
  • Coy teacher at day, wicked girl at night 05-05-2008 04:53 PM

    Mumbai: Baroda will take on Karnataka in the opening match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at the Cricket Club of India (CCI) here on the morning of March 23. In the afternoon on the same day, Assam would clash with Punjab in another pre-quarter-final tie at the same venue,...
  • Why Ramayan is still the ultimate drama for Indians 23-01-2008 02:51 AM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals would bank on their formidable winning record at home and look to exact revenge of their first leg loss when they take on defending champions Chennai Super Kings in a crucial Indian Premier League match here on Monday. Both the sides are coming into the match after...
  • Who is a Hindu? UK school lists out the 'qualities' 21-11-2007 09:35 AM

    Mumbai: In yet another setback to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Bombay High Court on Saturday stayed the Board's disciplinary committee's proceedings against Lalit Modi, who is allegedly involved in the financial irregularities while conducting the event, till January 10. Modi's counsel Ram Jethmalani said...
  • God's Warriors: People want their God in the power seat 09-09-2007 01:24 PM

    Different faiths have exploded into political forces over the last few decades. ...
  • Kalam for a World Space Vision 2050 05-06-2007 11:41 PM

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  • A clash between faith and livelihood 29-01-2007 10:04 PM

    It's a choice between faith and livelihood and hundreds of taxi drivers in Minneapolis are choosing the former. ...