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Gippy Grewal to star alongside his son in new Punjabi film
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Punjabi superstar Gippy Grewal is all set to headline a new yet-to-be-titled Punjabi film where he will be seen sharing the screen with his son Shinda Grewal.
2022-04-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Siddharth Chandekar, Gauri Nalawade, Abhijeet Khandkekar-starrer 'Ek Hathach Antar' goes on floors
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Actors Siddharth Chandekar, Gauri Nalawade, Abhijeet Khandkekars upcoming film 'Ek Hathach Antar', a sensational, new-age romantic drama, has finally gone on floors.
2022-04-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Gujarati film 'Fakt Mahilao Mate' goes into production
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Celebrating the spirit of womanhood, a new Gujarati film titled 'Fakt Mahilao Mate' (Only for Women) is in the works. It is a women-led film with social comedy.
2022-03-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Ravi Teja's action entertainer 'Khiladi' to release in Hindi on Feb 11
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Ravi Teja's upcoming action entertainer 'Khiladi' is all set to release in the Hindi language in cinemas on February 11.
2022-02-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Sugumar pays tribute to legendary actor Nagesh on death anniversary
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Actor Sugumar, who shot to fame with his role in director Balaji Sakthivel's critically acclaimed hit, 'Kadhal', has paid glowing tributes to one of Tamil cinema's greatest comedians, Nagesh, on the latter's death anniversary on Monday.
2022-01-31
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Sacrilege attempt in historic temple in Patiala
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) An alleged sacrilege attempt was made at the historic temple in Patiala on Monday and the perpetrator has been arrested, police said.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
K'taka hijab row triggers debate on religious practices in educational institutions
Bengaluru, Jan 23 (IANS) The issue of wearing a hijab (head covering worn in public by Muslim women) to the colleges along with the uniform has sparked a debate in Karnataka over religious practices impacting the education system in the state. The matter has also snowballed into a controversy on whether the hijab could be considered as part of the uniform.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics,Religion
Indore's Khajrana temple committee plans to build cowshed, Bhakt Sadan
Indore, Jan 23 (IANS) The management committee of the Khajrana Ganesh temple in Madhya Pradesh's Indore is planning to build a huge cowshed and a multi-story building called 'Bhakt Sadan'.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Spiritual orator Suki Sivam's wants temples to be nucleus of Hindu religion
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Well-known spiritual orator Suki Sivam, who is in the advisory committee of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment (HR&CE) department for modernisation of temples, has urged the state government to take measures for making temples the centre or nucleus of Hindu religion.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Dharma Sansad case: Plea in SC seeks SIT probe into hate speeches against Hindus
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Hindu Front for Justice through its president and others has moved an intervention plea before the Supreme Court in the hate speech case related to the recent Dharma Sansad in Haridwar.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Saints at Magh Mela want temples to be free from govt control
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 21 (IANS) Prominent seers, saints and religious organisations have demanded that Hindu temples and mutts across the country should be freed from the government control.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
TN govt to amend Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Act
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will be amending the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Act. An advisory committee meeting of the HR&CE department held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has decided to amend the present HR&CE Act.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
AG grants consent to initiate contempt proceedings against Yati Narsinghanand
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Attorney General K.K. Venugopal on Friday granted consent to initiate contempt of court proceedings against controversial priest Yati Narsinghanand, over his recent derogatory remarks against the Supreme Court.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
'RRR' to hit the big screen on March 18, or April 28
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The veil of suspense over the much-awaited release of S.S. Rajamouli's directorial 'RRR' was lifted on Friday, with the makers announcing two possible dates for the movie's release.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Charleston,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Backlash forces Nestle to discontinue KitKat bars with Hindu deities on wrappers
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A furious backlash in India has forced Nestle to discontinue a range of KitKat bars covered by wrappers with images of Hindu gods on them, the Daily Mail reported.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Religion
PM to inaugurate new Circuit House at Somnath on Friday
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate the new 'circuit house' built at a cost of over Rs 30 crore at Somnath on Friday (January 21).
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Hindu seer released on bail demands closure of K'taka mosque, stirs controversy
Mandya (Karnataka), Jan 20 (IANS) Rishikumar Swami of Kali Mutt, who was arrested for giving a call to demolish the mosque of Srirangapatna town in Mandya district, has again kicked up a row by stating that the mosque has to be closed until a decision on whether it is a temple or a mosque is reached.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Nagara Foundation halts gurdwara renovation work in Pakistan
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) US-based Ranjit Nagara Foundation, which was overseeing the 'karsewa (renovation/construction) of Gurdwara Chowa Sahib in Jhelum, Pakistan and other local gurdwaras, has notified that they has stopped the construction activities due to non-compliance of ETPB/PSGPC in providing them bills and expenditure details of the works carried out till date.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
PM to unveil 216-ft 'Statue of Equality' in Hyd on Feb 5
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A 216-foot tall statue of 11th century social reformer and saint, Ramanujacharya, is all set to be dedicated to the world on February 5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the statue, billed as the world's second largest statue in a sitting position, at the 45-acre complex on the outskirts of the city, as per a statement issued by Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji's ashram.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Charleston,National,Politics,Religion
Aligarh says 'no' to Dharam Sansad
Aligarh, Jan 18 (IANS) After the Haridwar controversy, the Aligarh district administration has denied permission for the proposed Dharam Sansad, planned in the city on January 22 and 23.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Christians in Manipur urge EC not to hold polling on Sunday as it their prayer day
Imphal, Jan 18 (IANS) The All Manipur Christian Organisation (AMCO) on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to reschedule the first phase of Assembly polls on February 27 as the day being a Sunday is the prayer day of the community.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics,Religion
Religious leader who gave call to demolish mosque arrested
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) Karnataka police on Tuesday arrested a religious seer who gave a call to demolish a mosque in Srirangapatna town in Mandya district on the lines of Babri Masjid.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Kashi Vishwanath temple stops ticket sales
Varanasi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Kashi Vishwanath temple (KVT) administration in Varanasi has stopped the sale of tickets for 'Sugam-Darshan' (early darshan), other rituals and aartis in an attempt to minimise the crowd in the wake of the third Covid-19 wave.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
UK Sikhs push back against Khalistani elements, laud Modi's steps for community
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Amidst heightened activities by Khalistanis, the Sikh community in the UK has started pushing back against anti-India forces in country.
2022-01-17
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Zombivali' - first Marathi zombie film to hit theatres on Jan 26
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Marathi film 'Zombivali', the poster of which was released on Monday, is all set to hit theatres on January 26.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Malayalam superstar Mammootty tests Covid+, 'CBI 5' shoot suspended
tested Covid-19 positive on Sunday. In view of this development, the shooting of his movie franchise 'CBI 5' directed by K. Madhu has been suspended.
2022-01-16
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Religion,Southern Cinema
Covid-19 is Satan sent by Allah to correct the world: Kerala CPI-M leadr
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16 (IANS) Leave Marx or dialectical materialism, a leader of Kerala's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Sunday seemed to have adopted an Islamic worldview.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
NCPCR objects to fatwas on Darul Uloom Deoband's website, Muslim group hits back
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Taking cognisance of a complaint, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has raised objections to certain fatwas issued by Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband on its website, terming them "misleading, unlawful and harmful for the children".
2022-01-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
For Tamannaah Bhatia, dance is how she expresses herself
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Tamannaah Bhatia, who has been garnering a lot of positive responses for her performance in the just-released special dance number 'Kodthe' from the Telugu sports drama 'Ghani', has said that more than art, dancing is a form of expression for her.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Kiran Raj opens up on benefits of being in South Indian film industry
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Kiran Raj has completed working on the Kannada film 'Bahaddhur Gandu', a nod to the 1976 hit movie of the same name starring the late superstar Dr Rajkumar. In his words, the film is a complete entertainer with a lot of action sequences.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Meenakshi Dixit recalls how it felt to act with Nagarjuna in 'Bangarraju'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Meenakshi Dixit has shared her very special experience of working with two Telugu stars - Akkineni Nagarjuna and Ramya Krishnan in the film 'Bangarraju'.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Punjabi film 'Jatt Brothers' set for theatre release on Feb 4
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Punjabi film 'Jatt Brothers' starring singer-actors Guri and Jass Manak, Nikeet Dhillon and Priyanka Khera, and directed by Manav Shah, is set to release theatrically on February 4.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
PIL filed to restrict visitors at Magh Mela
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 14 (IANS) A PIL has been filed before the Allahabad High Court, requesting it to direct the state government to restrict the number of devotees who will take a holy dip in the river Ganga during Magh Mela at Prayagraj.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
No ritual bath in Himachal to mark Makar Sankranti
Shimla, Jan 14 (IANS) With a surge in Covid-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh, devotees on Friday were prohibited from taking dips in rivers to mark Makar Sankranti, a major harvest festival.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Religion
Short film on Ram Mandir construction released
Ayodhya, Jan 14 (IANS) The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust has released a five-minute 3D movie on the ongoing construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Sankranti celebrations begin with 'Bhogi' in Telugu states
Hyderabad/Amaravati, Jan 14 (IANS) Sankranti celebrations began across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Friday with 'Bhogi'.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Charleston,National,Religion
Jallikattu held in TN as part Pongal celebrations
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's traditional bull taming sport Jallikattu is being held in Avaniapuram, Madurai district, on Friday on the occasion of Pongal.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Religion
Andhra CM goes traditional for Sankranti celebrations
Amaravati, Jan 14 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy along with his wife YS Bharathi Reddy participated in the Sankranti celebrations at the Gosala (cow shelter) in his Tadepalli residence here on Friday.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
In a first, colour coding in Magh Mela
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 13 (IANS) The Prayagraj Mela Authority, for the first time, has resorted to colour coding for easy identification of various facilities in the Mela township.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Yogi appeals for protocols as Magh mela begins on Friday
Lucknow, Jan 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has appealed to devotees, arriving in Prayagraj for the 47-day long Magh Mela, to follow Covid-19 protocols strictly.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Farooq Abdullah outraged at Muslim 'genocide' calls by right-wing outfits
Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Srinagar MP Farooq Abdullah on Thursday expressed outrage over the incendiary remarks and 'genocidal' threats against Muslims and other minority groups and demanded stern action against those spewing venom at hate speech conclaves across the country.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Religion
Lakhs of devotees take part in online Vaikuntha Ekadashi celebrations at ISKCON Bengaluru
Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) More than 5 lakh people watched as ISKCON Bangalore celebrated Sri Vaikuntha Ekadashi on Thursday.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion
Kerala HC angry with employees stealing money from Sabarimala temple
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday expressed its ire on the way cases of employees stealing money from the famed Sabarimala temple are increasing.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
K'taka gearing up for Sankranti amid Covid wave
Bengaluru, Jan 12 (IANS) Amid Covid third wave, Karnataka is gearing up to celebrate Sankranti festival, which is celebrated in rural as well as urban areas with equal fervour as it is harvest festival for farmers of the state. It marks the first day of Sun's transit from Makar Rashi (Capricorn).
2022-01-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
SC seeks Centre, Uttarakhand govt response on plea seeking action on hate speeches
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Uttarakhand government on a petition by journalist Qurban Ali and former Patna High Court judge Anjana Prakash, seeking action against those who made hate speeches against the Muslim community at Dharam Sansad in Haridwar.
2022-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Jailed saints get land for camps in Magh Mela
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 11 (IANS) A number of 'tainted and jailed' seers and religious organisations have been allotted land in the upcoming Magh mela township, leading to dissent among the seer fraternity.
2022-01-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
SC to hear PIL for probe into Haridwar Dharam Sansad hate speeches on Wed
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court will, on Wednesday, hear a PIL seeking probe against the hate speeches targeting Muslim community delivered between December 17-19, last year, at the Haridwar Dharam Sansad and in Delhi by an organisation called Hindu Yuva Vahini.
2022-01-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Kashi's Kaal Bhairav dons police uniform
Varanasi, Jan 10 (IANS) For the first time in Varanasi, Baba Kaal Bhairav -- known as the 'Kotwal of Kashi' -- was dressed up in a police uniform.
2022-01-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
SC agrees to examine plea against hate speeches made at Dharam Sansad
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine a plea seeking criminal action in connection with hate speeches made at Dharam Sansad in Haridwar against the Muslim community.
2022-01-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Decapitated head found at Telangana temple, human sacrifice suspected
Hyderabad, Jan 10 (IANS) In a suspected case of human sacrifice, decapitated head of an unidentified man was found at a temple in Telangana's Nalgonda district on Monday.
2022-01-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion