GOOD FRIDAY

  • Controversy over conference on Good Friday unfortunate: CJI April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Sunday termed as "unfortunate" the controversy surrounding his colleague Kurian Joseph's objection to the holding of judges' conference on Good Friday and said while all Supreme Court judges are invited, the presence of only top three is mandatory. Seeking to downplay the...
  • SC judge expresses inability to attend PM Modi's dinner for judges April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph has declined to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dinner for top judges tonight on the ground that the event and the ongoing judges conference clashed with Good Friday and Easter weekend. Justice Joseph, who has earlier raised objections with Chief Justice of...
  • Good Friday row: This is a family matter for SC, must be settled internally, says Khurshid April 4, 2015

    Reacting on the CJI HL Dattu's decision to call a judges' conference on Good Friday, Senior lawyer and Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that this is a family matter for the Supreme Court and should be settled within the family. ...
  • SC judge writes to Modi over CJI meet on Good Friday, says all religions should get equal respect April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Irked over the Chief Justice of India over holding a judges conference on Good Friday, Supreme Court Judge Kurian Joseph has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also declined the invitation to PM's dinner for judges on Saturday and added that no important programmes are held on...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 3, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Smriti Irani spots camera outside changing room of FabIndia outlet in Goa April 3, 2015

    A store operated by fashion boutique chain FabIndia was sealed in Goa on Friday and three to four people were detained for allegedly setting up a CCTV camera which overlooked the store's changing room where central minister Smriti Irani was trying out clothes. ...
  • Filipino devotees nailed to crosses in Good Friday rites April 3, 2015

    San Pedro Cutud: Screaming in pain, Filipino devotees had themselves nailed to wooden crosses to mimic the suffering of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation. Church leaders have spoken against the annual practice mixing Catholic devotion with folk belief, but it continues to draw big crowds,...
  • Supreme Court judge refuses to work on Good Friday April 3, 2015

    According to a Times of India report, the Chief Justice of India has pulled up a Supreme Court judge for refusing to work on Good Friday. Justice Kurian Joseph had questioned CJI HL Dattu's decision to call a judges' conference on Friday. Justice Joseph had written on March 18 to...
  • Pope refers to 'Muslim brothers' on Good Friday March 30, 2013

    Rome: Pope Francis reached out in friendship to "so many Muslim brothers and sisters" during a Good Friday procession dedicated to the suffering of Christians from terrorism, war and religious fanaticism in the Middle East. The new pontiff, who has rankled traditionalists by rejecting many trappings of his office, mostly...
  • Christians observe Good Friday today April 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Christians around the world are observing Good Friday today. The day marks the crucification of Jesus Christ at the end of the Lent period and devotees will spend the day fasting. Good Friday is the culmination of the 40day Lent period during which they abstained from meat, alcohol...
  • On Good Friday, many visit Malayatoor church April 2, 2010

    It's good friday, and for all the roads in Kerala leads to perhaps one place, the Malayatoor church in Ernakulam district. For those, who throng the church believed to be set up by St Thomas, its a way of reliving the pain that Jesus Christ went through. ...
  • Festive Friday: Chhoti Holi | Good Friday | Navroze March 21, 2008

    Everybody is in the festive mood as India celebrates three big festivals this Friday. ...
  • Pope makes major changes in Good Friday prayers March 21, 2008

    New Delhi: Christians across the world are observing Good Friday today. This is the day Jesus Christ is said to have been crucified by the Romans. Good Friday is marked by prayer meetings and fasting. In many churches around the world, the sequence of events leading to the crucifixion is...
  • Plural India's 4 festivals on Friday | The Getaways March 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Chhoti Holi, Navroz, Good Friday and EideMilad Hindus, Parsis and Iranis, Christians and Muslims, by a quirk of almanac, have all these religious observances on the same day, Friday. A festival of revelry and colourful mirth, Chhoti Holi is a buildup to the main festival that will be...
  • Easter mass in jail sparks row April 9, 2007

    New Delhi: The state human rights commission issued a notice to the Central Prison authorities in Thiruvananthapuram for allegedly obstructing Catholic priests from conducting Easter service for Christian inmates at the jail during their visit on Sunday. Commission member asked the jail superintendent to explain the circumstances for the lapse on...
  • Christians observe Good Friday April 6, 2007

    Mumbai: Good Friday also known as Gods Friday is a significant day in Christian calendar. The Corrieas observe Good Friday like they do every year, through prayer, abstinence and fasting, to mark the pain and suffering that Jesus Christ went through when he was crucified. Controversies including the Da Vinci Code or...