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Just a small idea of Dr. KB Hedgewar of boys playing together in a playground developed world’s largest cadre-based voluntary organization.
Satyaniti and Swaraj constitute the historical backbone of the socio-political order of India, through the ages
Satyaniti, this dharmic anarchism, is the result of the Indic civilisation embracing the dynamism of life, and the spontaneity and capacity to self-organize of human beings.
the Absolute Truth transcends the relative, the subjective, the worldly, to the extent of transcending polarities and dualities
4000-year-old Shivling found in excavations at Bhabhaniyav village near Varanasi by BHU’s Ancient History department
BHU excavation team discovers 4000-year-old Shivling near Varanasi in an ancient craft village
Earlier excavations of Bhanbhore in the 1950s and 1960s also had found some finished ivory pieces.
Telangana: Facing fund crunch for ‘Seetha Rama Kalyanam’ celebrations, Bhadrachalam temple decides to sell tickets
The temple earns about Rs 2 crore per month, out of which Rs 90 lakh goes to the staff salaries and about Rs 40 lakh to the Telangana State Endowments Department towards the payment of goodwill fund. The temple is left with only Rs 60 lakh.
What if I say Buddha was a proponent of Vedanta? Blasphemous, some would say. Far-fetched, others may venture to say. However, if one were to...
Jainism making inroads in Japan, thousands of people travel to India to embrace Jainism by taking Deeksha
Thousands of Japanese turn to Jainism, many are readying themselves to take up monkhood.
Ancient burial site found in Uttar Pradesh’s Sinauli is 3,800-years old, indigenous warrior tribe inhabited the region
Largest known ancient burial site found in Uttar Pradesh's Sinauli, where 126 burials were excavated, are at least 3,800 years old
Even though PM Modi did not commit anything during the meeting, the trustees said they were hopeful that Prime Minister Modi and other senior ministers such as Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath would grace the occasion.
Live statistics and tracking of news related to COVID-19 coronavirus with focus on India.
IIT Roorkee and AIIMS Rishikesh develop closed-loop portable ventilator named as ‘Praan-Vayu’ for COVID-19 patients
The ‘Praan-Vayu’ Ventilator is based on controlled operation of the prime mover that delivers enough air to the patient.
Madhya Pradesh: Police register FIR against fruit vendor after a video of him contaminating the fruits with his saliva goes viral
The police registered the FIR against the fruit vendor on the basis of a complaint lodged by a youth named Bodhraj Tipta
Tablighi Jamaat members kept in Madhu resort in Agra throw tantrums, refuse to eat prescribed healthy food, demand spicy beef biryani
Tablighi Jamaat members are turning out to be quite a headache for the authorities and medical staffs
Karnataka: Muslim mob pelts stones at police officials after being stopped from offering mass namaz defying coronavirus lockdown
Muslim mob in Hubbali attacked police personnel with stone pelting when the cops tried to stop them from offering namaz en masse
“May Allah send a virus that kills 50 crores Indians”: Bengal Maulvi roared from the stage, video goes viral
May Allah send such a terrible virus to India that ten to twenty to fifty crore people die in India, the Maulvi said to an applauding crowd
Tablighi Jamaat members kept in Ghaziabad hospital roam naked in the ward, make lewd gestures toward female staff
The Chief Medical Officer of the District MMG Hospital in Ghaziabad has written a letter to the Ghaziabad police informing about criminal behaviour of the Jamaatis
Did you know that the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund has always had the President of Congress party in its managing committee
After PM Modi launched PM CARES Fund, a lot has been discussed about similarities and differences between PM CARES Fund and PMNRF
Nasik police arrest Muslim man after video of him wiping his face with currency note and saying “Coronavirus is Allah’s punishment to you” went...
The man was seen saying that the coronavirus has no treatment because it is sent by ‘Allah’, while licking the notes
Ummah above gender: The Wire journalist refuses to believe nurses’ complaint about Tablighi Jamaatis harassing them
The Wire editor Arfa Khanum Sherwani has declared Tablighi Jamaatis innocent and indulges in Muslim victim-mongering, accusing nurses of lying