Culture and History
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Lockdown is an opportunity to facilitate Jñanagaman - the advent of true knowledge, or, in modern parlance, the awakening of the Force
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
Mumbai lockdown: Speeding biker drags on-duty policeman posted at a checkpoint, one Sheikh Naeem arrested
Despite the police team's order, Naeem suddenly increased his speed further and tried to ride away. Assistant Inspector Vijendra Dhurat managed to grab a hold of the bike’s rear handle and was dragged for over 25 feet.
Madhubani: To protect Suleiman and others, accused of murdering a Hindu woman, village head Fakre Alam tries to get autopsy report changed
Madhubani: Surendra Mandal, the son of deceased Kaili Devi revealed how the accused were being protected by the village Sarpanch (head) Fakre Alam and local RJD MLA Fayaz Ahmed.
Prayagraj: Police book university professor Mohammad Shahid for concealing information about attending Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi
The varsity administration may also initiate action under against Prof Shahid for not following the health protocol and risking lives
Bhagalpur, Bihar: Muslim youth pelt stones and open fire at Police after being asked to go home on Shab-e-Barat
Stones were pelted at the Police at Bhagalpur in Bihar when they attempted to prevent Muslims from gathering in large numbers on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat in the wake of the Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic.
Hindpiri, Ranchi: Sanitation workers refuse to disinfect the area after residents spit at them, throw spit-ridden 10 rupees notes at them
Residents of Hindpiri spit on sanitation workers trying to disinfect area after numerous cases of the Wuhan Coronavirus was reported there.
Did you know that the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund 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
As India fights Wuhan Coronavirus, here is a list of prominent Hindu Temples and religious leaders helping India through donations and welfare
In the wake of the Coronavirus crisis, numerous Hindu temples have come forward to contribute generously, both in terms of food and welfare, to help the country.
Tablighi Jamaat had planned a ‘fidayeen’ attack on India by spreading the deadly coronavirus: UP Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi
Rizvi also said that there is a distinct possibility of radical Islamist Zakir Naik being involved in Tablighi Jamaat conspiracy to spread coronavirus in the country.
Yes, Nandita Das, there are two Indias that exist – one where the labourers live and the other, from where your father was evicted
About how the Coronavirus lockdown has impacted migrant labourers, Nandita Das said that there exists two Indias
AAP Supremo took to social media to request Muslims to stay at home for Shab-e-Baraat, which is being celebrated on the intervening night of 8th and 9th April.