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Ayodhya mediation unsuccessful, proceedings formally closed, panel submits report to SC

The Indian Express has learnt that the committee, which was set up on March 8 by the Supreme Court, had organized only one meeting with all sides present. Attended by 41 persons, this was one of the first meetings to be held by the mediators.

Ayodhya mediation panel submits report, Supreme Court to take call today

A five-judge Constitution Bench will review the report Friday to take a call whether to continue with the mediation effort or commence daily hearing of the appeals against the Allahabad High Court September 30, 2010 verdict.


Leftist historians, commentators have a flawed understanding of Babri case

Attempts are being made to turn Babri issue into a Hindu-Muslim dispute by left commentators and historians.

SC’s Team Ayodhya: Retired judge, spiritual guru, mediation lawyer

It’s not clear how the five judges on the Constitution Bench decided on these three as mediators.

Explained: Sri Sri's (unsuccessful) attempt at settling Ayodhya dispute began in 2017

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar had started an unsuccessful effort two years back in 2017 to mediate between the disputing parties and that effort has reached to no result so far at ground.

‘Biggest fight against drugs’ launched at Chandigarh University

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address students across many colleges and universities of the country on Tuesday. Nearly 1 crore students will take the pledge to uproot drug addiction from the society.


Madras HC stays Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living event at UNESCO site

The temple, where the supposed event was to be held, is a UNESCO World Heritage site where private functions are prohibited.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar objects to AIMPLB charges against him

On March 7, a day after spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pitched for an out- of-court settlement of the Ayodhya issue (March 6), the AIMPLB had said that only a court order on the matter was acceptable to it.

At Sri Sri Srinagar event, slogans, quick exits

Sri Sri was was speaking at an event, ‘Paigam-e-Mohabbat’, on the invitation of J&K Coordination Committee (JKCC), seeking to find “a lasting solution to the age-old Kashmir conflict”. He was barely seven minutes into his speech when people began to leave. Thereafter, the event was abruptly ended by the organisers.

Pro-freedom slogans raised at Sri Sri's event in Srinagar, people leave midway

People alleged they did not know that Ravi Shankar was to speak there and were invited to the programme on different pretexts.

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Sri Sri's World Culture Festival kicks off despite rain, hailstorm on Friday

World Culture Festival organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation on the banks of Yamuna will witness people from over 40 countries.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's top quotes: 'Ego dissolves in love'

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living will kick off its grand World Culture Festival on Friday.


Words of wisdom and spirituality from Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

At an Express Adda session, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar spoke about the true meaning of spirituality and its relationship with science and religion. Here are some nuggets of wisdom to keep in mind.

World Culture Festival: Here's a sneak peak into the grandeur

The World Culture Festival, March 11-13, is claimed to be attended by 3.5 million people. It has stoked a controversy because it is being organised on the floodplains of the Yamuna in New Delhi.

Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Express Adda

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Express Adda with Prasoon Joshi, lyricist and chairman, Asia Pacific, CEO and CCO, India, McCann Worldgroup, and Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, in Delhi.

Rajinikanth, Dhirubhai Ambani, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Complete list of Padma awardees 2015

Rajinikanth, Dhirubhai Ambani, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Priyanka Chopra, Sania Mirza are among the Padma awardees this year. Here is a look at this year Padma awardees.


International Yoga Day: Baba Ramdev conducts mega rehearsal as participants look to set world record

People take part in the mega rehearsal for Yoga day event, by Yoga guru Baba Ramdev at Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium.

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Sri Sri Ravishankar On Clash With On NGT Over Damage To Yamuna Floodplains

The National Green Tribunal had said that Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s allegation of bias in the green panel’s report on the damage caused to the Yamuna riverbed due to World Culture Festival organised by AOL is ‘shocking’. Here is what the spiritual Guru has to say to about this controversy!

Sri Sri Ravishankar On Kashmir Turmoil

Watch the video to know what Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar had to say about Kashmir and the rising tension in the valley. The Indian Express Videos: One stop for all videos related to mobile launches, gadgets reviews, technology, Entertainment and Bollywood including political videos, opinions and views.


Sri Sri Ravi Shankar On Having Initiated Peace Talks With The ISIS

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said on Thursday that he tried to open a dialogue with the Islamic State group but it rebuffed him by sending him a photograph of a beheaded man. “I tried to initiate peace talks with the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) recently but they sent me a […]

Sri Sri Event: What Transpired On Day 1

At 2 pm Friday, standing still in the scorching sun, octogenarian Ram Nagina, a vegetable farmer from the Yamuna floodplains, held on to his walking stick near the railing that separated the 1,200-feet stage at the World Culture Festival (WCF) from the audience enclosure. “This is a big event happening in our country so I […]

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar On Spirituality, Life & Religion

A February 2016 edition of the Express Adda held at Indigo, One Golden Mile, New Delhi, hosted spiritual leader and Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. In a discussion moderated by Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, and Prasoon Joshi, lyricist and Chairman, Asia Pacific, CEO and COO, India, McCann Worldgroup, […]

Sri Sri Event Gets NGT Go-Ahead: The Details

THE National Green Tribunal (NGT) Wednesday cleared the three-day World Culture Festival to be organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living on the floodplains of the Yamuna from March 11 but imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on AOL as an interim compensation for the event’s impact on the environment. A bench […]


World Culture Festival: NGT Asks Centre To Explain Clearances Given

FROM temporary structures to pontoon bridges, the impact of lakhs of visitors to available parking space — and a quick U-turn by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA). On Tuesday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) questioned governments at the Centre, Delhi and UP about various clearances for the World Culture Festival to be held by the […]

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: No conflict between being a world citizen and a good subject of your state

Spiritual leader and Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was at the Express Adda held in Delhi, where he spoke about freedom of speech and sedition, the need for dialogue and why Section 377 needs to go. It’s important that freedom of speech be honoured at all costs. Everybody has the right to freedom […]

Sri Sri Ravishankar On The Arrest Of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar

IT’S IMPORTANT that freedom of speech be honoured at all costs. Everyone has freedom of expression. But sedition and saying things like ‘Bharat ko barbaad karke rahenge’ will not be tolerated by any democracy and any civilised society,” said spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Express Adda in Delhi on Monday. A Padma […]