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Number of people wanting to change religion doubles in three years

Between July 2014 and March 2015 around 59,000 individuals applied for change in their names, of which 53,000 were approved and 5,700 were rejected.

01 May 2017 3:08 AM

Mamata Banerjee warns BJP not to mix politics with religion

West Bengal CM declares West Bardhaman as 23rd district of state.

08 Apr 2017 1:57 AM

Shiv Sena shuts 500 meat shops in old Gurgaon for Navratri

The Sena workers assembled at Palam Vihar on Tuesday and forced the closure of meat market and dhabas.

29 Mar 2017 1:01 PM

Modi to join devotees in observing 9-day fast for Navratri

During his US visit in 2014, he did not break his tradition and strictly consumed only lemon water.

28 Mar 2017 9:45 AM

US: Texas mulls laws allowing religion in science class

Texas is one of 8 US states where such laws have been proposed since the beginning of the year.

16 Mar 2017 8:35 AM


Magical tales inspired by Islamic folklores

Her book also weaves together a series of inspirational short tales from the holy book.

15 Mar 2017 2:54 AM

Mystic Mantra: Aspects of dharma

Some people wrongly say that dharma creates wars as they think of dharma as religion.

11 Mar 2017 2:41 AM

Mystic Mantra: Arabi’s path of unconditional love

In fact, the soul of Islam has been protected by mystics like Ibn Arabi, who harboured the inclusivist and pluralistic spirit of Sufism.

03 Mar 2017 6:39 AM

Pope’s advice valid for all

Curiously, not all religions tend to view sin as fiercely as the Catholics tend to do.

26 Feb 2017 3:17 AM

Desist from seeking votes in name of religion, caste: EC to political parties

It reminded them of a recent Supreme Court order that said such appeals amount to corrupt practice.

24 Jan 2017 8:31 PM


Author S L Bhyrappa wants freedom to question religion

He made the remarks while speaking about the banning of books and writings that offend religious feelings.

19 Jan 2017 4:49 PM

Questions to ask yourself daily for better mental health

The survey questioned 307 people about their willingness to engage with their spiritual struggles and their mental health.

15 Dec 2016 12:23 AM

Asked to discard hijab, Mumbai teacher quits job

Some Muslim teachers remove their burqa and hijab but Nazneen refuses to compromise with her religious sentiment.

10 Dec 2016 6:50 PM

More lives have been lost in religious wars: CJI Thakur

The Chief Justice of India also said that his relationship with his God is nobody else's business.

20 Nov 2016 6:13 PM