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

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.

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

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?

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?

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

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

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

Real Freedom Of Religion

To help India, contemporary spiritualism must break the shackles on its own soul


Mohammad Kaif gave some 'gyaan' on religion, and Twitterati couldn't agree more

Mohammad Kaif explained religion in three points and Twitter users went on to praise the former cricketer for his views.

Cow slaughter ban to Dadri lynching: What USCIRF report on religious freedom says about India

In March this year, a delegation of USCIRF officials planned to visit India but they were not issued visas by the Indian government. The USCIRF was earlier denied visas in 2001 and 2009.

Watching porn can actually make you religious: Study

The guilt of frequent porn-watching could end up making individuals religious.

From 2012 to 2016, what the US report on religious freedom said about India

From "no large-scale incidents" to "negative trajectory", how United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) changed tone in five years

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The divine train journey

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

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Opinion | The secret history of Muslims in the US

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

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

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

Praveen Togadia: Concerned About The Declining Number Of Hindu Population

In a press conference at VHP office at Tapovan in Nasik. Togadia raised concern about the recent data released on Tuesday, August 2015 by the registrar general and census commissioner about declining number of Hindu population and increasing number of Muslim population.

Making Sense Of The Religious Communities Data (Census 2011)

The population of Hindus slipped by 0.7 percentage points while the numbers of Muslims grew by o.8 percent, census data said. Read the story