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7 wonders: Mumbai's most popular Ganeshas

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

Sai Baba should NOT be worshipped as deity: Dharma Sansad

A two-day-long 'Dharma Sansad' convened by the Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati of Dwarka Peeth has passed a resolution that Sai Baba, the 19th century saint from Shirdi, should not be......

Grandest Ganpatis in Mumbai: Sweet, shiny and spectacular

Mumbai is immersed in festive fervour as its most favourite deity -- Lord Ganesha -- is back. The celebrations are as big as ever, undeterred by the slipping Rupee or the economic slowdown, and......

Making way for the god of all things, Mumbai style

Mahesh Vijapurkar on how the celebrations for Mumbai's favourite deity are now a combination of crass commerce and politics. When Lokmanya Tilak visited a Sarvajanik Ganpati festivity in a chawl in......

PHOTOS: First glimpse of Lalbaugcha Raja

Preparations are in full swing in Mumbai as it readies to welcome its most favourite deity with only two days left for Ganesh Chaturthi. Here's the first glimpse of Mumbai's most famous idol......

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......

These schemes will help strengthen e-services in rural India

To mark the Good Governance Day, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday announced that the limit of postal life insurance has been raised from Rs 20,00,00 to Rs 50,00,000 besides......

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......

Ugly is Anurag Kashyap's finest film

Ugly -- a constantly riveting, ticking timebomb of a film -- is by far Kashyap’s finest film, says Raja SenThe cop wants to know how caller ID can display the picture of the person......

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......
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Q. ISLAM GIVES TOLERANCE TO EVERY FAITH , NO COMPULSION ,Such beautiful teachings ..No Compulsion In ReligionQur'an There is no compulsion in religion.The right direction is henceforth distinct from error.And he who rejecteth false deities and believeth in Allah hath grasped a firm handhold which will never break.Allah is Hearer, Knower.
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Q. Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said:"While I was asleep, I was circumambulating the Kabah and there came a brown man with straight hair, between two men against whom he leaned, with water dripping from his head. I said: Who is that? I was told he is the son of Mary." (Al-Bukhari)Prophet Muhammad also described his brother, Jesus, son of Mary, as of medium height and ruddy as if he has just come out of a bath, which implies purity, brightness, and radiance
Onlytruth:  A. Beautiful teachings , all these are teachings that made the barbaric Arabs of Mohammad pbuh period into harbingers of Civilization more

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Q. Muhammad Presents His Brother Jesus to Mankind...Prophet Muhammad also said:"I am nearest to the son of Mary in this world and the Hereafter. There is no other prophet between him and me. Prophets are brothers ...He also said:"Whoever testifies that there is no deity other than God, alone with no partner, that Muhammad is His servant and messenger, that Jesus is Gods servant and messenger and His word which He bestowed upon Mary and a spirit from Him, and that Paradise is true and Hell is true God shall admit him into Paradise according to his deeds." (Al-Bukhari)
Onlytruth:  A. And there is proof of it from Prophet Muhammads Sunnah (his sayings and teachings).Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said:"While I was...... more

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Q. Is the Astha and Faith of Indians so easily available that any conman like Rampal or Asaram can encash it and make them their followers and fool them to such an extent that they become ready to kill or be killed for that self styled 'Sant' ?????
QueSera Sera:  A. The Superb Image of Jesusit extends from the time of its revelation to Prophet Muhammad in the sixth century until the Day of ResurrectionIn...... more

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BJP, RSS seek ban on Tamil novel, arrest of author

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement Members of Hindu outfits burn copies of the book, Madhorubagan, in Tiruchengode on... ...

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An introduction to the Gujarati man

One hundred years ago, a Gujarati man arrived from South Africa to save Indians from the British. Some years after that a Gujarati man arrived from... ...

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The year that was

irbhadra Singh Government in Himachal Pradesh has completed two years with the Chief Minister accusing the main Opposition BJP of behaving in an... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/chandigarh/himachal-pradesh-the-year-that-was.html
Married to deity at two, a mother at 13

A young girl who was forcibly married to a deity when she was two years old has given birth to a baby daughter at the age of 13. The shocking... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/married-to-deity-at-two-a-mother-at-13/
Time to secure Digital India

Prime minister Narendra Modi's Digital India campaign has the potential to be one of the most transformative programmes in recent times. It... ...

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