October 27, 2019 8:53 am
The tussle to stake ownership over Ayodhya, and define it by the Hindu-Muslim question, has concealed the myriad other factors that have gone into making the city and, by implication, India.
March 12, 2019 2:02 am
Once inducted, the 44 members —comprising both male and female diksharthis and aged between 12 and 66 years — will lead an ascetic life that will include rules like remaining barefoot and eating once a day.
March 30, 2018 12:30 pm
The community’s tenacity and survival can be attributed to its intra-community bonding and relative affluence as a result of engagement with trade and commerce as its primary occupation.
August 19, 2015 12:00 am
Santhara judgment is court’s bid to colonise ways in which death can be interpreted and life given meaning.
August 31, 2013 4:36 am
Enthusiasts have an opportunity to see more than 40 commemorative stamps and special covers themed on Jainism and associated culture,including a few rare released during pre-Independence,to be displayed at a three-day philatelic exhibition beginning Saturday
July 05, 2012 12:21 am
Observing that determining the position of religious custom of Bal Diksha in Jainism under the law would be a complex matter,the Bombay High Court on Wednesday posted the case for final hearing on August 1.