Communal Harmony

  • Elf-spotting at election time

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    The Indian voter is a pragmatist not an idealist It's election time and am in pursuit of an old familiar Elf. Have pursued this ...

  • Harish Rawat set to kick-start poll campaign in Uttarakhand today 12-03-2014 08:30 AM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat will embark on a seven-day padyatra in holy city Haridwar on Wednesday to kickstart Congress' campaign for upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the hill state. Public meetings will be organised as part of the campaign to inform people about achievements of the Congress-led governments in...
  • True religion can't be the basis of hatred, says PM 12-01-2014 11:43 PM

    New Delhi: True religion can't be the basis of hatred and division, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Sunday, urging every citizen to imbibe lessons from Swami Vivekananda and learn to be tolerant. "Let us, in all humility, imbibe lessons from Swami Vivekananda. Let us learn to be tolerant of...
  • Government is working towards restoring communal harmony: PM 20-09-2013 03:40 PM

    Days after Prime Minsiter Manmohan Singh visited riot-hit Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, he said his government is working towards restoring communal harmony in the country. ...
  • Village in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar sets an example for communal harmony 12-09-2013 08:18 AM

    Muzaffarnagar: Amidst the violence in Muzaffarnagar, there are also some stories of hope. A village in Muzaffarnagar has set an example for communal harmony. Mustakim's is the only Muslim family in the Hindu dominated jat colony of Muzaffarnagar. But he isn't afraid for the safety of his wife and six...
  • UP: 26 dead in Muzaffarnagar, Opposition slams Akhilesh government for the riots 08-09-2013 08:04 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: The death toll in the communal clashes that hit Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh has climbed to 26. As the situation in the district continued to remain tense, a worried Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav asked the official to act tough while curfew was imposed in the riot-hit areas. UP...
  • Nitish Kumar pitches for communal harmony in I-Day speech 15-08-2013 11:14 AM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday asked people to maintain communal harmony as he hoisted the national flag amid tight security in Patna."I appeal to people to maintain communal harmony as it is a must for development and peace," he said at an official function to mark India's Independence...
  • PM targets Modi, says secular India can't afford to follow sectarian ideologies 15-08-2013 10:24 AM

    In an apparent attack on BJP leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday warned that "narrow and sectarian ideologies" would "weaken" the democracy and the country and they should be prevented from growing. "There can be no place for narrow and sectarian ideologies in...
  • IIT professor conducts Maths, Science workshops for madrasa teachers 11-06-2013 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: A professor from IIT Delhi, Dr VK Tripathi, has been spreading communal harmony by teaching 400 madrasa teachers Maths and Science over the past seven years. As a teacher at the Madrasa Dar-ul-uloom Rahmania, Maulana Abdul Jabbar dedicates his entire day to the teaching of Urdu, Quran and...
  • Village spreads communal harmony on Diwali 27-10-2011 09:46 AM

    New Delhi: Residents of the Joga Bai village in Delhi's Jamia Nagar used the festival of Diwali to spread communal amity on Wednesday. There were notes from the Aazan and Aarati blending together in blissful coexistence. The residents of the 300-year-old village, less than a kilometer from the communally sensitive...
  • Display of communal harmony in J&K village 28-01-2011 08:08 AM

    Srinagar: A village in Jammu and Kashmir poured out in hundreds to grieve and perform the last rites of a Kashmiri Hindu woman who died due to prolonged illness. 40-year-old Daisy's family did not migrate from Kashmir when hundreds of pundits fled en-masse in 1990. Daisy's end came on Thursday...
  • A rickshaw puller and an author of four books 17-01-2011 12:56 PM

    Lucknow: Rehman Ali Rehman, a rickshaw puller in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district, doesn't mind if has to wait long for a customer. He uses the time to scribble on pieces of paper - poems for his forthcoming book. Rehman, a native of Badeban village in Basti district, has already penned...
  • Hindus help Muslims restore mosque in Karnataka 01-10-2010 11:21 PM

    Purtageri: A small village in North Karnataka has showed the way to communal harmony. In Purtageri near Gadag in North Karnataka, it's Hindus who've come forward to help their Muslim brethren restore a mosque that was on the brink of collapse. It’s a century old mosque that's been crying for...
  • HC judgment has Bollywood's stamp of approval 30-09-2010 11:55 PM

    Mumbai: The Ayodhya verdict has been hailed as a "mature" decision by Bollywood celebrities, who have urged their fans to maintain peace. The Indian film fraternity, which had earlier made a passionate appeal to the people to exercise restraint and maintain calm, gave the ruling a thumbs up. Oscar-nominated director...
  • Works of stalwarts to raise funds for communal harmony 15-10-2008 02:15 AM

    The proceeds will fund the secular programmes of 'Khoj', an NGO. ...
  • Hindu, Muslim families exchange kidneys 13-02-2008 10:55 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan is hoping to blood youngsters to boost its chances of regaining the ICC World Twenty20 title in Sri Lanka next year. Pakistan, who lost to India in the inaugural edition of the World Twenty20 Championship in South Africa in 2007, went on to capture the crown in England...
  • Cuttack symolises communal harmony 26-09-2006 07:47 PM

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