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RELIGION NEWS

Actor Nausheen Ali Sardar says Sima Taparia refused to find her a match because of her religion

March 31, 2021 4:50 pm

'I mean it's 2021! Yes, I am a Muslim, so what?' the actor said

Our sacred, human duty

February 20, 2021 4:12 pm

True religion is that which fosters compassion and understanding for those who are different from us

Rather than shoring up national identity, religion creates schisms

August 01, 2020 9:21 am

Pakistan has constitutionally ousted the Ahmadi Muslims from state nationality. They are not Muslims in Pakistan. They become Muslims the moment they step into, let’s say, India that has not apostatised them.

Have prayers changed in lockdown? People of faith answer

September 24, 2020 9:49 am

With religious places opening up, people say they would still want to wait it out and educate other people on social distancing before returning to pray at temples, churches and mosques.

CAA rules: Applicants to be asked to submit proof of religion too

January 28, 2020 11:44 am

The CAA allows immigrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan to apply for Indian citizenship through the naturalisation process if they are either Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Parsis, Jains or Buddhists.

Einstein's 'God Letter' may fetch up to $1.5 mln at New York auction

October 05, 2018 8:47 am

Christie's auctioneers said on Thursday that the so-called God Letter, written by Einstein in 1954, would be placed on public exhibit in San Francisco and New York ahead of the Dec. 4 auction.

Difficult Conversations: Should we teach religion to our children?

October 04, 2018 12:33 pm

So, the question is, why do we want children to have strong religious beliefs? Is it for inculcation of the right morals and values? Or to motivate the child to strive for achievement of the ideal self? Or for preserving our cultural identity?

How to explain Muharram, Islamic New Year and Ashoura Day to kids

September 10, 2019 10:01 am

Muharram 2019: According to the Islamic tradition, on the ninth and tenth days of Muharram, Muslims should observe fast. Also they must not forget the poor during these days nor should they oppress any individual who may be below them.

Punjab government: Roads linking places visited by Sikhism founder to be renamed 'Guru Nanak Marg'

May 18, 2018 11:10 pm

The chief minister said he would soon write to his counterparts in other states, urging them to undertake special development of infrastructure in places visited by Guru Nanak Dev.

Belief in God: Neither a child of intuition nor rationality, says research

November 13, 2017 12:12 am

"Religious belief is most likely rooted in culture rather than in some primitive gut intuition," said Miguel Farias, Professor at the Oxford University.

RELIGION PHOTOS

The divine train journey

January 27, 2014 11:53 am

Thousands of Muslims attended the annual three-day event near Dhaka that is one of the world’s largest religious gatherings.

RELIGION VIDEOS

Opinion | The secret history of Muslims in the US

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

Muslims have been in the US since the time of the earliest explorers and have left their mark on everything from the White House to the Marine Corps uniform.

What Indu Malhotra, the only judge who disagreed on the Sabarimala verdict, said

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

Justice Indu Malhotra said that it is not for courts to determine which religious practices are to be struck down.

BJP’s performance in 2019 will be better than 2014: Amit Shah

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Narendra Modi-led BJP will improve its performance in 2019: Amit Shah