Indian religion

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel, BJP leaders greet Dawoodi Bohra leader on his birthday

The 78th birthday of Dr Syedna Alikader Mufaddal Saifuddin, religious leader (53rd Dai) of the Dawoodi Bohra community, was celebrated with great fervor in Surat on Wednesday and Thursday. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, State BJP Chairman CR Paatil, Interior Minister Harsh Sanghavi, BJP MP from Surat Darshana Jardosh and several BJP MPs were in the Devdi area on Wednesday evening …

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Women’s health in India – BORGEN

PALATINE, Illinois – In a country with five major religions, 29 states and more than 19,500 dialects, it is difficult to grasp the impact of cultural norms on society and public health today. India is incredibly complex and home to over 660 million women. It is also home to dangerous public health standards that impact women’s health in India. Cultural …

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Understand why Prime Minister Modi announced the withdrawal of Farm Bills

The withdrawal of the three agricultural bills, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a speech to the nation, has sparked much debate. From estimating the motivations for this movement to observing the crystal, and from predicting collateral fallout to even predicting a political turn of events, there have been many analytical responses. But why go so far or make …

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Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrated with religious fervor

AMN / WEB OFFICE Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurpurab is celebrated with religious fervor across India and the world today. It marks the birth of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, who laid the foundation for Sikhism. This year marks the 552nd anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. On this day, devotees around the world …

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Muslims persecuted for faith in India, say families at US congressional briefing – Kashmir Media Service

Washington, DC, November 18 (KMS): Muslim prisoners of conscience jailed in India on false criminal charges continue to be beaten, tortured and other forms of violence for exposing the government’s persecution of religious minorities, said their families at a US Congressional Briefing titled “Prisoners of Conscience in India”. The Indian American Muslim Council said in a statement that participants in …

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Indian Sikh pilgrims to travel to Pakistan for Gurupurab

Indian Sikh pilgrims will travel to neighboring Pakistan for the Gurupurab, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday. As many as 1,500 pilgrims will travel to Pakistan from November 17-26 under the 1974 Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines in India-Pak, MEA said. They will visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Sri Panja Sahib, Dera Sahib, Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara Sacha Sauda. …

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Union minister targets CM, links pollution to faith

Union Minister Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat pledged on Tuesday in the row not to allow Chhath Pooja on the banks of the Yamuna, saying the move amounted to a lack of respect for voters in Delhi. “Both Kejriwal and the Delhi government are shirking their responsibility to clean up the Yamuna. It is unfortunate that instead of cleaning it …

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Chhath Puja 2021 date, time and meaning

Chhath Puja is a four-day festival where devotees worship the sun god – Surya. Chhath Puja is also known as Surya Shashti, Chhath, Chhathi, Chhath Parv, Dala Puja, and Dala Chhath. The festival is mainly celebrated in Bihar, Jharkhand and the bordering regions of Uttar Pradesh. Chhath Puja 2021 begins on Monday, November 8, 2021 and ends on Thursday, November …

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