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Bidding adieu to Bappa!

After 11 days, devotees bid adieu to its favourite deity -- Ganpati Bappa. Special arrangements were made to ensure minimum inconvenience to commuters. In Mumbai, a total of 3,600 policemen were......

PHOTOS: Biggest and oldest Ganpatis of Mumbai

The most beloved deity is back in town and's Satish Bodas goes pandal hopping to discover some famous and larger-than-life idols. One of the oldest known Ganesh pandals in the city, the......

PHOTOS: The famous Ganpatis of Mumbai

The 10-day extravaganza is on in Mumbai as it hosts its most favourite deity. takes a look at the city’s rich and famous Ganpati mandals. GSB Seva Mandal Ganpati The......

Now, an 'eviction' notice for Lord Hanuman in Bihar!

Lord Hanuman is the latest deity to be dragged into controversy in Bihar.M I Khan reports from Patna. Eight days after Lord Ram and his brother Laxman were sued in a Sitamarhi court for renouncing......

Fear grips Hindus in Karachi after 60-yr-old temple is desecrated

Three pistol-waving bearded men stormed a 60-year-old temple in Karachi and desecrated the idol of a Hindu deity, leading to fear among the minority community in Pakistan's largest city, a media......

Aadhaar card to Lord Hanuman a rare mistake: UIDAI

Following reports that an Aadhaar card was issued in the name of Hindu deity Hanuman in Sikar, Rajasthan, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has termed the incident an......

Aadhaar card to Lord Hanuman a rare mistake: UIDAI

Following reports that an Aadhaar card was issued in the name of Hindu deity Hanuman in Sikar, Rajasthan, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has termed the incident an......

How this sleepy town became the centre for a major steel plant

Once a ghost town, Burnpur is beginning to take-off, thanks to a revived steel plant. Yet, an obscure tribal deity is preventing it from coming into its own. It is 6 pm, yet the hustle and......

Maran, a master strategist

Named Thyagaraja Sundaram at birth after the presiding deity of Thiruvaiyaru, known as a culture-centre in the Cauvery delta of the yore, Murasoli Maran -- who died in Chennai on Sunday -- was......

Ganpati, Durga, Lakshmi to the rescue of India Inc!

Brands in India are finding newer, more innovative ways to engage with a wider audience during festivals. But they still have a long way to go before they match global campaigns. T E Narasimhan and......

PIX: Shilpa Shetty bids farewell to Ganpati in style

After welcoming Lord Ganesha into her home with open arms, Shilpa Shetty Kundra bid farewell to the deity in the most fun way possible. The actress, who was accompanied by her hubby Raj Kundra,......

PIX: Shilpa Shetty, Hrithik, Ameesha's Ganpati Visarjan looked like a lot of fun!

Kicking off the 11-day Ganpati celebrations, several stars welcomed the deity into their homes last week.Some of them constituted the first batch of celebrities who bid Ganpati goodbye after a day......

Bal Hanuman 2 review: Take the kids

Since this is a sequel it goes without saying the first film would have done well.As Hanuman is a much-revered deity, most people would return to the theatres for the second part. Thankfully the......

Images: Celebrities' Day Out

Priyanka Chopra seeks blessings from Lord Ganesha, the Hindu deity of prosperity, during the celebrations for Ganesh Chaturthi, in Mumbai on...

Rajni's best negative role?

He might be the reigning deity of Tamil cinema now, but there was a time when Rajnikanth used to play the bad guy to the hilt. Be it Balachandar's 1976 hit Moondru Mudichu, where he plays a......

Exclusive: Sachin Tendulkar: A hundred reasons to smile

The attention Sachin Tendulkar receives goes beyond mere adulation and enters the world of veneration. Is any deity ever worshipped more, asks Mike Selvey, former English Test cricketer, now the......

Why Arsenal's Watcott should have consulted his Indian fans

  Arsenal star player Theo Walcott, on Thursday, unveiled his latest tattoo on his Twitter account. The forward dedicated this tattoo to Hindu deity Lord Shiva which reads “Om Namah......
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Ancient sculpture of Hindu goddess on sale at Christie's

An around 1000-year-old blackstone sculpture of Hindu warrior goddess Durga will be on sale at Christie's in New York next week.In the 131 cm black... ...
The Hindu Way of Writing

MANY OF SHASHI Tharoor’s books reflect his deep understanding of Hinduism, starting from his first The Great Indian Novel. His latest Why I am a... ...
SC to re-examine 1994 verdict holding 'offering prayers in mosque not essential in Islam'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to examine the correctness of its 1994 verdict holding that “offering namaz in a mosque is not an... ...
100-foot chariot topples

Hundreds of devotees had a narrow escape during a festival in India recently when a 100-foot chariot fell on power lines. A terrifying video shows... ...
Controversy over ‘abhisheka’ with human blood in Kerala temple

Thiruvananthapuram: A plan to hold 'abhisheka' (ritual bathing) of a deity with human blood at Vidwari Vaidyanatha Temple of Theviyodu at Vithura... ...

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