Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021


Madras High Court Tells Tamil Nadu Government To Allow 20,000 Devotees For Karthigai Deepam

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"In all, 20,000 devotees per day should be permitted on 19.11.2021 and 20.11.2021 to circumambulate the holy hill (to go on Girivalam)," the bench said.

As COVID-19 Cases Dip, Maha Allows 10,000 More Devotees To Visit Shirdi Shrine Per Day With Offline Passes

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Ahmednagar district administration has decided to allow 10,000 devotees per day to take darshan of Saibaba at the famous Shirdi shrine who possess offline passes.

Temple Attacks: ISKCON Kolkata Members Protest Outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

Several temples and Durga puja pandals have come under attack in Bangladesh over the past few days, triggering clashes and tension.

Operating Rights Of Temples Should Be Given To Hindus: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Oct 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Speaking at the annual Vijayadashmi address RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said that the temples of south India are fully controlled by the state governments, while in the rest of the country some are managed by the government, some others by devotees.

Famous Temples See Massive Pilgrim Footfall, Covid Fears Knock At Himachal Doors

A let-off in Covid cases since the peak of the second wave has already seen a big spike in tourist inflow to the state over the past couple of months, a trend referred to as ‘revenge travel’.

02 October, 2021

Police Register Temple Desecration Case In J&K's Anantnag District, Matter To Be Probed

Outlook Web Desk

Anantnag Deputy Commissioner Piyush Singla said the culprits will be punished and no one will be allowed to harm social and communal harmony.

30 August, 2021

Krishna’s Messiah: ISKCON Founder, Srila Prabhupada's 125th Birth Anniversary

Outlook Web Bureau

The Government of India will release a commemorative coin of the value Rs 125 in the honour of the founding Acarya of ISKCON. A booklet on the contributions and achievements of Srila Prabhupada will be featured with each coin in a commemorative box. The coin will be composed of silver and copper.

04 August, 2021

Research Scholar Finds 1509 AD Stone Inscription At Karnataka's Temple

Outlook Web Desk

The date mentioned on the inscription is Tuesday, Jyeshta month of the Hindu calendar of Shalivahana Shaka 1434.

27 July, 2021

Ujjain Temple Stampede: No Social Distancing, Devotees Injured After VIP Visit

Outlook Web Desk

The incident occurred in Mahakaleshwar Siva Temple in Ujjain on Monday after the arrival of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan caused a commotion.

28 March, 2021

Pakistan: Complaint Filed Against Hindu Temple’s Security Staff For Stopping Devotees From Praying

Outlook Web Bureau

Stopping the worshippers from religious rituals in mandir (temple) is against the law of the land, the complainants said in their application.

25 March, 2021

Amritsar: Devotees Offer Liquor At Baba Rode Shah Shrine, Flout Covid-19 Norms

Outlook Web Bureau

The uniqueness of this shrine is that only liquor is accepted as offerings from the devotees.


31 January, 2021

ASI Unearths Ancient Odisha Structure Linked To Oldest Temple; Groups Rally For Heritage Preservation

Saumya Kalia

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan wrote to the Culture Minister on Saturday urging him to intervene in the preservation of the 'invaluable' remains discovered around Bhubaneswar's Lingaraj temple

27 December, 2020

Amit Shah Offers Prayers At Assam's Kamakhya Temple


The Union Home Minister also launched four development projects in Assam as part of his three-day visit to the northeast

14 December, 2020

Nod To Ordinance For Committee To Look After Lingaraj Temple


A special law Lingaraj Temple management will ensure its better functioning, quality facilities to the pilgrims, devotees and worshipers.

18 November, 2020

Stolen Idols Of Lord Rama, Lakshman, Sita Returned To Tamil Nadu


India Pride Project had informed the High Commission last year about the missing artefacts

07 November, 2020

Why Can’t Muslims Pray At Temples And Hindus At Mosques?

Priyadarshini Sen

Ironically, inter-faith worship and scriptural readings have often transcended the boundaries of religion and caste in India

24 October, 2020

Farooq Abdullah Prays For Peace At Durga Nag Temple In Jammu & Kashmir


Want Kashimiri Pandits to return home, says National Conference leader


02 September, 2020

Long Wait For Booze Lovers In Himachal Finally Over, Temples Wait For SOPs

Ashwini Sharma

As the nation is set to embark on Phase-4 of unlocking, Himachal Pradesh is set to welcome tourists in large numbers.

Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

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