TEMPLES

  • Andhra Pradesh government considering Amaravathi as new capital city 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Amaravathi is one of the towns under the consideration of the Andhra Pradesh government for being named as its capital in the Vijayawada-Guntur region of the State. Amaravathi, which derives its name from Amareshwara Temple located in the historic village in Guntur district, falls under the capital region chosen...
  • PM Modi visits Tamil dominated Jaffna, seeks respect for all citizens in Sri Lanka March 14, 2015

    Jaffna: Making a historic visit to a region once ravaged by strife, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for equitable development and respect for all citizens in Sri Lanka, seen as an oblique reference to Tamils who had suffered during the war between the LTTE and forces. Winding up his...
  • After 20 years, Re 1 note released from Shrinathji temple March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: After a gap of over 20 years, Re 1 note has been released in the country and it bears the signature of Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi. Incidentally, the note was released at Shrinathji temple in Nathdwara, Rajasthan, on March 6 by Mehrishi. Other currency notes in India bear...
  • Muslim village head breaks religious stereotype, builds a temple in Mathura March 9, 2015

    Mathura: In a shining example of communal harmony, a Muslim village head has constructed a temple in Sahaar village of Mathura district. The construction of the temple started about eight months ago and religious ceremony related to opening of the temple was performed on Sunday. "Pran Pratishtha (religious ceremony) of deity Shiv...
  • Pakistan: Students form human shield to protect Hindus celebrating Holi March 6, 2015

    Islamabad: A human shield was formed at the Holi celebrations at Swami Narayan Temple in Karachi to show solidarity with and protect Hindus in attendance. The National Student's Federation (NSF) organised the formation of a human shield on Friday, the demonstration is an attempt to promote interfaith coexistence and cooperation among...
  • India @ 9 with Anchal Vohra March 1, 2015

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  • Kent: Another temple attack in US spreads concern among Hindus March 1, 2015

    A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with several windows broken and the word "fear" painted on its wall, the second such incident in America's Washington state in February. Vandals used bricks to break several windows and then painted the word "fear" on the wall of the Kent...
  • Another Hindu temple vandalised in US February 28, 2015

    Los Angeles: A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with several windows broken and the word "fear" painted on its wall, the second such incident in America's Washington state in February. Vandals used bricks to break several windows and then painted the word "fear" on the wall of the...
  • Provide exact details of roadside statues, temples, flagposts: Madras HC February 19, 2015

    Madurai: The Madras High Court bench on Thursday directed a PIL petitioner to provide exact details on roadside statues, temples and flagposts which disturbed free traffic flow and caused accidents so it could pass appropriate orders. "Affidavits should not be of general nature, it should...
  • News 360: PM Modi says there is no space for religious intolerance in India February 17, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that there is no space for religious intolerance in India and that his government will ensure that there is complete freedom of faith. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 17, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 17, 2015

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  • Temple vandalised in US, police probe the incident February 17, 2015

    A temple has been reportedly vandalised in the US. Reports said a swastika was sprayed on and "Get Out" written on the wall. The county police have launched an investigation into the incident. Sriram, a worshiper said, "The Bothell Hindu Temple has been here for more than 20 years and...
  • Temple vandalised with hate message in US, authorities to launch probe February 17, 2015

    Washington: A Hindu temple has been vandalised with hate speech in the US state of Washington, sending shock waves through the community in the area and prompting authorities to launch an investigation. The incident happened when unidentified miscreants sprayed swastika and painted "Get Out" on one of the walls of...
  • 266 kgs gold missing from Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple: Audit report February 14, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: As much as 266 kg gold is missing from the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, says former chief government auditor Vinod Rai in his audit report submitted to the apex court. The highlight of the report that has been obtained by media reveals that out of the 893 kgs...
  • Suit with name, temples and larger than life statues reveal the megalomaniac streak of Indian politicians February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: It was a piece of clothing designed to dazzle the world. But a closer scrutiny of the dark pinstripe suit worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during US President Barack Obama's visit revealed that what looked like thin strips were actually his name embroidered on it repeatedly. The entire...
  • After appalled PM tweet, supporters pull down 'Modi Temple' February 12, 2015

    Rajkot: As a "saddened and appalled" Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday deprecated construction of a temple dedicated to him in his home state Gujarat, those behind the move demolished the structure. Members of the 'Om Yuva Group' and the locals pulled down the newly built temple three days before it...
  • After Modi temple in Gujarat, Azam Khan proposes a temple for Mulayam February 12, 2015

    Lucknow: On the heels of a proposed temple to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Thursday offered to build a temple dedicated to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, saying "why can't a temple be constructed in his name?" "I will put a proposal before...
  • Modi unhappy over temple in his name, says it's shocking and against India's traditions February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Hours after reports and photographs of a temple in Narendra Modi's were surfaced, the Prime Minister on Thursday expressed anguish over such a thing in Gujarat. Calling it shocking, Modi said that such a temple is against India's traditions. "Have seen the news about a Temple being built in...
  • Narendra Modi's supporters in Gujarat build a temple dedicated to him February 11, 2015

    After an expensive suit embroidered with his name all over it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon have a temple dedicated to him. The temple in Modi's home state of Gujarat is ready and will be thrown open to public on Sunday. The temple, situated in Kotharia village near Rajkot, has...
  • Tirupati: 184 CCTV cameras installed at major locoations to check theft, terror threats February 1, 2015

    Local police authorites in Tirupati have launched a mission to secure the Temple Town. A hundred and eighty four CCTV cameras have been installed at major locoations to check theft and terror threats. ...
  • Petition filed in US court to designate RSS as terror group January 22, 2015

    New York: A Sikh rights group has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court in New York to designate RSS as a "foreign terrorist organisation". The federal court in the Southern District of New York issued a summons for US Secretary of State John Kerry to respond to the suit...
  • Will go ahead with 'Ghar Wapsi', Ram Temple construction: VHP January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid a major row over religious conversion, VHP on Wednesday said nothing will deter it from going ahead with its core agenda of 'Ghar Wapsi' and Ram Temple construction, and that it will hold a major convention in Delhi on March 1 to highlight the issues. VHP will organise...
  • Ram Temple should be birthday gift to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Shiv Sena MPs December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena members in Lok Sabha on Monday sought rolling out of Uniform Civil Code, abrogation of Article 370 and construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya as a "birthday gift" to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee whose birth anniversary falls on December 25. Sena MP Arvind Sawant said...
  • Opposition parties slam UP Governor for Ram mandir remarks December 12, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has stoked controversy after he said that a Ram temple should be built at the site of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya as per the wishes of the people of India. ...
  • Ram temple should be built at site of Babri Masjid: Ram Naik December 11, 2014

    Ayodhya: Even as a controversy rages over alleged reconversions, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Thursday sparked a fresh row when he said that a Ram temple should be built at the site of Babri Masjid as per the "wishes of Indian citizens". "Ram Mandir should be built as soon as...
  • A post office in Kerala which 'delivers' mails to God December 11, 2014

    Sabarimala (Kerala): It is a unique post office, and one of its main tasks is to deliver letters to God. Located near the famed Hindu temple at the Sabarimala hills, the post office may perhaps be the only one in the country which does not work round the year. It...
  • 'Far From The Madding Crowd' trailer: Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts bring alive Thomas Hardy's classic love story November 25, 2014

    Directed by Thomas Vinterberg of 'The Hunt' fame, the film is a take on the classic Thomas Hardy novel, revolving around the protagonist Bathsheba Everdene and the three men in her life. ...
  • Thrilled to visit the Golden Temple: South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley November 20, 2014

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaks about coming to India and what it meant to visit the Golden Temple. "I was thrilled to visit the Golden Temple," said Nikki Haley. ...
  • Ahead of President's visit, Vrindavan authorities grapple to deal with monkey menace November 14, 2014

    Mathura: To keep monkeys at bay during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Banke Behari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, the district administration had decided to deploy langurs but it had to abort the plan following outcry from wildlife activists. "We have decided to withdraw services of langurs as it...