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Is wearing turban compulsory for the practice of Sikh religion? SC asks

A PIL filed by a Delhi-based cyclist Jagdeep Singh Puri where the question is whether wearing a helmet was essential in sports such as...
Removal of loudspeakers from religious places: Delhi HC raps petitioner for non-filing of rejoinder

Removal of loudspeakers from religious places: Delhi HC raps petitioner for non-filing of rejoinder

The Delhi High Court had issued notice to the Centre and Delhi government on public interest litigation for removal of loudspeakers from the top...

Sabarimala Row: Walking into a Wall

Above: Protests broke out across Kerala after the entry of two women into the Sabarimala temple/Photo: Kaviyoor Santhosh In an attempt to come across as...

“The Use of Religion is a Potent Threat to Secular Democracy”

Above: Photo Credit UNI In the book “Politics, Religion and Judiciary in India”, which has been published by Har-Anand Publications Pvt Ltd, DR HANS RAJ...
In Defence of Animal Rights

In Defence of Animal Rights

Above: Youth trying to tame a bull during a Jallikattu event at Alanganallur village near Madura/Photo: UNI Few would disagree that former Chief Justice of...

Religion and the Courts

Above: Women were not allowed to enter the Haji Ali shrine until the SC intervened in 2016/Photo: UNI By PDT Achary The preamble of the...
Not a Burning Issue

Not a Burning Issue

Above: The tradition of burning Ravan’s effigy has been in practice in many parts of northern India for centuries. Photo: UNI The apex court recently...
Surya Namaskar

Purge Surya Namaskar of politics

Let all “egos” and “misconceptions” surrounding religions not come in the way of good health  By Harshal N Mirashi I was relentlessly following the writ petitions...
Supreme Court

Use of Religion a taboo in polls, says Supreme Court

A seven-judge constitutional bench by a 4-3 verdict upholds Section 123 (3A) of the Representation of the People Act Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr It is indeed...
(L-R) Supreme Court of India; Chief Justice TS Thakur

CJI clarifies Constitution Bench wouldn’t consider broader definition of religion

Counsel Shyam Divan says that 123 (3) of the Representation of the People Act refers only to the religion of the candidates Parsa Venkateshwar Rao...
Bodies are seen on the ground after at least 30 people were killed in the southern French town of Nice when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday

Islam does not justify killings

Recent acts of terror perpetrated in the name of faith across the world are at variance with what Prophet Mohammad had preached and how...
Muslims_Ashura_Muharram

Uniform Civil Code: several shades of grey

Distinguished guests confabulated on the uniform Civil Code and how the government should approach it at the weekly India Legal show The issue of Uniform Civil Code...
Zakir Naik(18)

Can Zakir Naik be prosecuted?

Bombay-based Islamic preacher and televangelist Zakir Naik is under the scanner for his speeches allegedly spewing communal hatred on his Peace TV channel. It...
Do we need a Common Civil Code?

Do we need a Common Civil Code?

Will such a code in a multi-religious, multi-cultural society like India infringe on freedom of religion?  No, it will not interfere in the way...

Supreme Court asks KalkaJi temple (Delhi) authorities to maintain cleanliness, put up barricades in...

The Supreme Court today gave two weeks to Kalka Ji Temple authorities to implement a slew of measures suggested by the committee it had...

The face of real Islam

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]Recent acts of terror perpetrated in the name of faith across the world are at variance with what Prophet Mohammad had...

'Religion' - 16 News Results

Is wearing turban compulsory for the practice of Sikh religion? SC asks

A PIL filed by a Delhi-based cyclist Jagdeep Singh Puri where the question is whether wearing a helmet was essential in sports such as...
Removal of loudspeakers from religious places: Delhi HC raps petitioner for non-filing of rejoinder

Removal of loudspeakers from religious places: Delhi HC raps petitioner for non-filing of rejoinder

The Delhi High Court had issued notice to the Centre and Delhi government on public interest litigation for removal of loudspeakers from the top...

Sabarimala Row: Walking into a Wall

Above: Protests broke out across Kerala after the entry of two women into the Sabarimala temple/Photo: Kaviyoor Santhosh In an attempt to come across as...

“The Use of Religion is a Potent Threat to Secular Democracy”

Above: Photo Credit UNI In the book “Politics, Religion and Judiciary in India”, which has been published by Har-Anand Publications Pvt Ltd, DR HANS RAJ...
In Defence of Animal Rights

In Defence of Animal Rights

Above: Youth trying to tame a bull during a Jallikattu event at Alanganallur village near Madura/Photo: UNI Few would disagree that former Chief Justice of...

Religion and the Courts

Above: Women were not allowed to enter the Haji Ali shrine until the SC intervened in 2016/Photo: UNI By PDT Achary The preamble of the...
Not a Burning Issue

Not a Burning Issue

Above: The tradition of burning Ravan’s effigy has been in practice in many parts of northern India for centuries. Photo: UNI The apex court recently...
Surya Namaskar

Purge Surya Namaskar of politics

Let all “egos” and “misconceptions” surrounding religions not come in the way of good health  By Harshal N Mirashi I was relentlessly following the writ petitions...
Supreme Court

Use of Religion a taboo in polls, says Supreme Court

A seven-judge constitutional bench by a 4-3 verdict upholds Section 123 (3A) of the Representation of the People Act Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr It is indeed...
(L-R) Supreme Court of India; Chief Justice TS Thakur

CJI clarifies Constitution Bench wouldn’t consider broader definition of religion

Counsel Shyam Divan says that 123 (3) of the Representation of the People Act refers only to the religion of the candidates Parsa Venkateshwar Rao...
Bodies are seen on the ground after at least 30 people were killed in the southern French town of Nice when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday

Islam does not justify killings

Recent acts of terror perpetrated in the name of faith across the world are at variance with what Prophet Mohammad had preached and how...
Muslims_Ashura_Muharram

Uniform Civil Code: several shades of grey

Distinguished guests confabulated on the uniform Civil Code and how the government should approach it at the weekly India Legal show The issue of Uniform Civil Code...
Zakir Naik(18)

Can Zakir Naik be prosecuted?

Bombay-based Islamic preacher and televangelist Zakir Naik is under the scanner for his speeches allegedly spewing communal hatred on his Peace TV channel. It...
Do we need a Common Civil Code?

Do we need a Common Civil Code?

Will such a code in a multi-religious, multi-cultural society like India infringe on freedom of religion?  No, it will not interfere in the way...

Supreme Court asks KalkaJi temple (Delhi) authorities to maintain cleanliness, put up barricades in...

The Supreme Court today gave two weeks to Kalka Ji Temple authorities to implement a slew of measures suggested by the committee it had...

The face of real Islam

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]Recent acts of terror perpetrated in the name of faith across the world are at variance with what Prophet Mohammad had...

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