August 21, 2019 1:24 am
The message, “Harijan (Scheduled Caste) not allowed inside”, was found on the notice board outside Somnath Mahadev Temple in Amrol village under Aanklav Taluka on Monday.
June 24, 2019 3:06 am
The proposal has been sent to the state government to accommodate it in the upcoming Budget session of the Gujarat Assembly, scheduled to begin from July 2.
February 17, 2019 10:48 pm
These 12 raths, or a fleet of tableaux, dedicated one each to 12 jyotirlings of Lord Shiva in the country will roam in the 33 districts of the state for six days.
February 13, 2019 9:04 am
Somnath temple has been a focal point for the BJP, especially after party leader LK Advani launched his Ayodhya rath yatra from Somnath in the 1990s. The rath yatra propelled BJP to power both in Gujarat and later in the Centre.
December 07, 2018 7:16 am
He said that because the temple was also a symbol of pride of people, leaders took up the task of rebuilding it after India won freedom in 1947.
December 06, 2018 5:26 pm
For people like me, for whom this temple has an article of faith since their childhood, the development of this temple is incomplete and meaningless till the time entire temple is not plated with gold, the BJP president said.
December 01, 2018 12:45 am
The Somnath temple was reconstructed despite opposition in the past
March 06, 2016 6:12 pm
State DGP PC Thakur had earlier announced that out of four teams of NSG which arrived in Gujarat on Saturday, one has been sent to Somnath to beef-up security.
January 15, 2016 4:38 pm
Indian Express profiles the Shree Somnath Trust, traditionally dominated by politicians. BJP president Amit Shah was appointed Trustee this week.
January 13, 2016 2:18 am
“Shah will file an affidavit with the charity commissioner within a week and after that formality is completed, he will formally become one of the trustees of SST,” Trust secretary Pravin Laheri said.