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28 August, 2017 5:17 PM India's "godmen" grow in clout, fill void left by state

NEW DELHI: Days before his conviction on Friday for rape, Indian spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh launched a month of lavish birthday celebrations, waiting on a stage at his cult's vast compound to be greeted by politicians donating tens of thousands of dollars to his organisation. Singh, whose conviction for raping two women sparked riots by his followers 24

17 August, 2017 9:11 AM Poet Nissar Ahmed to inaugurate Dasara celebrations this year

Renowned poet and Kannada writer K.S. Nissar Ahmed of Nityothsava fame will inaugurate this year’s Dasara celebrations atop Chamundi Hills on September 21. This was announced by Minister for Public Works H.C. Mahadevappa on Thursday, after he received the first batch of Dasara elephants at the Mysuru Palace premises. He said the poet had been contacted 19

13 July, 2017 9:15 AM ‘Date for constructing Ram Mandir to be discussed during Dharma Sansad’

Gopal G., secretary of South India Division of Vishwa Hindu Parishad said on Thursday that the issue of fixing the date for construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya was likely to be discussed at the Dharma Sansad to be held here from November 24 to 26. Addressing mediapersons here, Mr. Gopal said that nearly 2,000 seers and sanits would be participating 15

18 June, 2017 5:31 PM Yoga enthusiasts across world celebrate Yoga Day

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on WASHINGTON/BEIJING: Yoga enthusiasts across the world today performed various asanas at events organised by Indian missions at iconic places in several countries ahead of the third International Yoga Day. Dressed in white T-shirt and trouser, people stretched themselves in various postures 88

26 May, 2017 1:21 AM How 'Modi doctrine' changed the world

Ahead of India approaching the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to seek relief for former naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court on espionage charges, there was apprehension within the government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's team that deliberated the pros and cons – including External Affairs Minister 212

27 April, 2017 8:25 AM NGT issues notice to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on contempt plea

A notice was issued to spiritual figure Sri Sri Ravi Shankar by the National Green Tribunal on Thursday on a contempt plea against him. The plea filed against Art of Living (AOL) founder is for holding the Centre and the NGT responsible for the damage that was caused to Yamuna floodplains by allowing his NGO to hold a mega cultural extravaganza there 24

20 April, 2017 1:33 PM Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's fest at Yamuna: When Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal found a common cause against NGT's wishes

While the NGT was against the idea of holding the World Culture Festival on the Yamuna floodplains in New Delhi last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal praised Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for organising such an event. Between March 11 and 13 last year, the Art of Living of spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar organised 168

20 April, 2017 9:13 AM Sri Sri Ravishankar’s remarks 'shocking', says green tribunal

He had blamed the Centre and NGT for for the damage to the Yamuna floodplains after the World Culture Festival. “You have no sense of responsibility. Who gave you liberty to speak whatever you want to. It is shocking ,” a Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said. The observations came after advocate Sanjay Parikh, appearing for petitioner 83

20 April, 2017 9:13 AM Art of Living hasn't caused damage to Yamuna, says Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Thursday said the Art of Living (AOL) has not caused damage to the Yamuna. "Those who say the Art of Living is irresponsible simply don't know us or have gained a sense of humour! The truth is we have caused no damage to the Yamuna. When lies are exposed, it is shocking," he tweeted. Sri Sri's reaction comes after 130

20 April, 2017 7:08 AM Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to NGT: No damage done to Yamuna; when lies are exposed, it is shocking

Responding to the National Green Tribunal, which called the Art of Living irresponsible, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said those who say AOL is irresponsible have "gained a sense of humour." Barely an hour after the National Green Tribunal slammed Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and his Art of Living foundation, the spiritual leader responded saying AOL has done no wrong 87