Agra, Feb 23: Two men said to be ‘tantriks’ have been arrested here after they dug out the body of a young girl buried after death in order to do occult rituals in search of gold, police said Sunday.
Washington, Feb 23: Penguin India’s decision to withdraw from publication and pulp copies of an American professor’s book on Hinduism in an out of court settlement has ignited a fiery debate here on freedom of the speech in India.
In the wake of unprecedented Islamist explosions and attacks across North Africa, the foreign ministers of 19 countries – including France and much of North Africa – launched an equally unprecedented response.
Cape Town, Feb 23: South African authorities Saturday launched a crackdown on illegal initiation, rescuing over 80 initiates.
Tirupati, Feb 22: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, which manages the affairs of the famous Lord Venkateswara temple atop Tirumala hills here, Saturday approved Rs.2,401 crore budget for 2014-15.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22: Kerala politicians Saturday broke their silence over a controversial book on hugging saint Mata Amritanandamayi.
Kolkata, Feb 19: A day after angry supporters of a former party MP heckled a two-member committee set up to probe graft charges against him, the CPI-M leadership in West Bengal Wednesday said stringent action would be taken against any member found involved in the “undesirable” incident.
New Delhi, Feb 19: The Supreme Court Wednesday said that Muslims can adopt a child under the juvenile justice law as its enforcement could not be impeded by the Muslim personal law.
London, Feb 18: An Indian-origin girl in Britain, who has been suffering from a rare condition causing excessive hair development on her face and body, has decided to stop cutting her hair after being baptised as a Sikh.