Hospital stops asking patients’ for their religion after viral post

Hospital stops asking patients’ for their religion after viral post

2018-07-06T15:27:04+00:00 On

Authorities at Little Lourdes Mission Hospital near Pala in Kerala have stopped asking patients to specify their religion after a unique form of protest by a young man named Sunil K Sudheer. Sunil had reached the hospital earlier this week for a…

Muslims protest No Hijab policy at Church-run college in Mangalore

Muslims protest No Hijab policy at Church-run college in Mangalore

2018-06-25T18:45:16+00:00 On

St Agnes College, one of the top destinations for higher education for women in Mangalore, has invited protests by some Muslims for continuing with its ‘no hijab’ policy inside classrooms. The college, run by Sisters of the Apostolic Carmel Congregation, said students…

“Listen to the Church” – Congress appeals to Nagaland voters

“Listen to the Church” – Congress appeals to Nagaland voters

2018-02-26T13:58:08+00:00 On

The Congress Party’s star campaigner for the upcoming elections in Nagaland, Gaurav Gogoi has once again appealed to the voters to listen to the advice of the Church when they go to polling station tomorrow. Asked what was the Congress Party’s stategy…

UP under Yogi most aggressive in Madrasa upgradation ambitions

UP under Yogi most aggressive in Madrasa upgradation ambitions

2018-02-06T13:46:18+00:00 On

Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the most aggressive state in terms of targeting traditional schools known as madrasas for upgradation. In the last two years, the state has sought to upgradeĀ 10,854 madrasas under the Center’s ‘Quality Education in Madarsas’ scheme. This is…

PADMAAVAT PROTESTS: Haryana DGP warns of ‘strict action’ against miscreants, 31 arrested

PADMAAVAT PROTESTS: Haryana DGP warns of ‘strict action’ against miscreants, 31 arrested

2018-01-25T16:20:38+00:00 On

Haryana Police denied rumors of widespread violence in the state associated with the exhibition of the film Padmaavat and reassured cinema-goers of ‘full protection’. The assurances come a day after malls and vehicles in Gurgaon, the commercial capital of Haryana, came under…

Govt schools in India get Supreme Court notice for forcing students to pray

Govt schools in India get Supreme Court notice for forcing students to pray

2018-01-11T06:58:47+00:00 On

The Supreme Court of India has issued notice to the center in a petition questioning the imposition of a prayer to be sung by all students of Central School network or Kendriva Vidyalayas. The petition was filed by Veenayak Shah of Madhya…

Nine years on, Delhi Airport runway still waiting for Shiv statue to move

Nine years on, Delhi Airport runway still waiting for Shiv statue to move

2018-01-08T18:36:16+00:00 On

Authorities at Delhi International Airport have been waiting for nearly nine years for a religious trust to lower the height of a statue to make full use of one of Asia’s longest runways. It was in 1989 that the Airport Authority had…

Radio Jockey steps down after supporting Muslim girls for dancing

Radio Jockey steps down after supporting Muslim girls for dancing

2017-12-05T17:11:03+00:00 On

Radio Jockey Sooraj of 98.6 FM, a Malayalam Radio station in Qatar, has announced that he is stepping down from his role at the station following a social media outcry over his comments supporting three Muslim girls who danced publicly at an…

Good Hindu women didn’t dance – Hindu Janajagruti Samiti on Padmavati

Good Hindu women didn’t dance – Hindu Janajagruti Samiti on Padmavati

2017-11-12T11:30:49+00:00 On

Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, an online organization that aims to bring back ancient Hindu rules in India, said it “won’t tolerate” mistakes in films, referring to errors in the film Padmavati. It did not specify what action it plans to take. Joining the…

JNU students fined for cooking biryani in office after ABVP campaign

JNU students fined for cooking biryani in office after ABVP campaign

2017-11-10T12:00:59+00:00 On

The administration of the Jawaharlal Nehru University has fined its students Rs 6,000 for cooking and eating biryani in the administrative block during an overnight protest in June. The move, however, has taken a political turn as the action follows a campaign…

No decision on Sabarimala Temple Entry for women, referred to constitution bench

No decision on Sabarimala Temple Entry for women, referred to constitution bench

2017-10-13T11:17:51+00:00 On

Gender activists and others waiting for today’s Supreme Court judgment on the entry of women into Kerala’s Sabarimala temple were slightly disappointed today after the court refused to rule one way or the other, instead referring the matter to a constitutional bench….