Worship

  • Prompt action of police helps to avoid flare-up in Jattari 11-09-2013 04:12 PM

    Prompt action by police helped avoid a possible flare-up in Jattari town in Aligarh district, after animal flesh was found planted at a place of worship. Following complaints from a group of residents, police took prompt action and prevented the situation from worsening. Police said an FIR had been filed...
  • Cooperation of people essential for fighting terrorism: Praveen Swami 11-07-2013 05:46 PM

    Since places for worship in India usually attract an unusually high number of devotees, is maintaining security a more difficult task there? Since targeting of religious places can lead to ready communal conflagration, what should the government do to ensure security in such places? Senior Journalist Praveen Swami joined IBNLive...
  • Temple demolitions to continue as HC rejects review pleas 08-05-2013 02:46 AM

    Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday rejected two review petitions filed by two religious organizations seeking a relook at its January 2011 orders on demolition of illegal places of worship. The Division Bench of Justice Madanmohan Das and Indrajit Mohanti, adjudicating over the matter, did not make any further...
  • Hyderabad's Charminar area tense over worship site row 05-11-2012 11:31 AM

    Hyderabad: The old city of Hyderabad remained tense on Monday after incidents of violence the night before over reported attempts to expand a place of worship abutting the Charminar monument, police said. Many shops remained closed and a holiday was declared in many schools and colleges. A policeman was injured,...
  • SC to hear petitions against the Ram Setu Project 01-05-2008 05:44 PM

    Melbourne: Stand-in Australian captain Shane Watson has paid glowing tributes to Rahul Dravid, describing the retiring Indian batting stalwart as a phenomenal man and the nicest guy he has ever met in cricket. Dravid, the second most prolific batsman in Test history, is expected to draw curtains to his 15-year-old...