RAMAKRISHNA MISSION

  • Ramakrishna Mission vice president Swami Gitananda dead March 14, 2014

    Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission's vice president Swami Gitananda died at a private hospital in Kolkata on Friday following old age complications, a spokesman of the religious order said. He was 90. Gitananda breathed his last at 9.10 am on Friday at the Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan. He was hospitalised on February...
  • Mob ransack the Ramakrishna Mission Shilpamandira, Polytechnic College in Belur September 22, 2013

    In yet another incident of vandalism in an educational institution, a Ramakrishna Missionrun college in West Bengal's Howrah district was ransacked, a Mission spokesperson said on Sunday. The incident happened on Saturday night when a mob ransacked the Ramakrishna Mission Shilpamandira, Polytechnic College in Belur in the district, blaming the institution...
  • President to release stamps on Swami Vivekananda's 150th birth anniversary January 12, 2013

    Functions were held at various Ramakrishna Mission Ashrams and schools and colleges across the country to mark the occasion. ...
  • Advani goes down memory lane, recalls Jinnah speech December 31, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Nearly seven years after courting a controversy by praising Mohammed Ali Jinnah, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani on Sunday said it was a prominent Swami of the Ramakrishna Mission, who had drawn his attention to the Pakistan founder's desire for a secular state. Going down the memory...
  • Bangalore teacher accused of molesting students August 28, 2010

    Bangalore: A Bangalore governmentaided schoolteacher has been accused of sexually abusing girl students and using sexually explicit language for the past three years. A complaint has now been filed with the child rights commission. The school is affiliated to the Ramakrishna Mission and is one of the most reputed in the Banashankari...
  • No funds for Ramakrishna monastry November 16, 2006

    Kolkata: The Ramakrishna Math and Mission, the monastic order founded 120 years ago by Swami Vivekananda, is now trying to rebuild its first monastery as a monument. This is an attempt is to rebuild the house, which provided shelter to the 16 apostles of Sri Ramakrishna for nearly six...