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Jains granted minority status, courtesy Rahul

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Jain community was on Monday accorded minority status by the central government which will enable them to avail of benefits in government schemes and programmes.......

Congress insulted Gujjars, Jats, Sikhs, Jains: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday slammed the government on the issue of the cartoon of Dalit icon B R Ambedkar in school text books and accused the Congress of "insulting" Gujjar, Jat, Sikh and......

REWIND: 'Our politics is so sad, if I hadn't been a cartoonist, I'd have committed suicide'

On January 26, 2015, noted cartoonist RK Laxman passed away into the ages. On this occasion, Rediff.com goes back in time to June 27,1998 and finds this interview where the cartoonist spoke of how......

Padma Vibhushan for Bachchan, Advani; Padma Bhushan for Bill Gates

  L K Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, thespian Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal were on Sunday chosen for this year’s Padma Vibhushan, the second highest......

What minority status will mean for Jains

Tenants dwelling in prime properties of Jain temples for years may have to vacate these; government interference in institutions and trusts of the community will cease to exist; and there will be......

Snapdeal founders inspire budding entrepreneurs

Given Snapdeal shifted its business model several times in its initial years, the founders lay stress on the need to be patient. Image: Kunal Bahl, co-founder and CEO of Snapdeal. Photograph:......

Building companies remains Romesh Wadhwani's passion

Wadhwani joined the billion-dollar club in 1999, when he sold a venture for $9.3 bn to i2 Technologies. Romesh Wadhwani, founder and chairman of the Symphony Technology Group, wears several hats,......

No solution yet on ONGC-RIL gas siphoning case

ONGC has suffered a loss of over Rs 30,000 crore (Rs 300 billion) due to alleged siphoning off of natural gas by Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) from the PSU's well in Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin and......

Smartphone war gets hotter, Xiaomi to unveil Mi4 in India soon

  Chinese handset maker Xiaomi is expected to launch its latest 4G device Mi4 in the country later this month as it looks to strengthen its position in the booming Indian smartphone......

PIX: Shah Rukh, Saif, Varun Dhawan at Screen awards

Check out the star arrivals.The Life OK! Screen awards was a glamorous event, and everyone was invited! Here's the second part of the red carpet show: Click here to see Part 1: Rakhi Sawant,......

High court stays Govt order to run apology on Khatron ke Khiladi

Delhi High Court today stayed a government order directing Colors TV to run a scroll apologising for the content shown on the show Fear Factor: Khatron ke Khiladi', saying the Centre's view that......

Nothing offensive in PK, says Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has said there was nothing offensive in Aamir Khan-starrer film PK and there was no substance in allegations that it has defamed and maligned Hindu culture......

INTERESTING television shows coming up in 2015

Here's a look at the shows coming up! Television might just get more interesting this year, with some good new shows coming up. We take a look:   Chakravarti Ashoka Samrat, Colors Image:......

PIX: Kareena, Saif, Ranbir at Shashi Kapoor's Christmas brunch party

The Kapoors gather at Shashi Kapoor's home for a grand Christmas reunion. The entire Kapoor khandaan gathered at Shashi Kapoor's residence, Janki Kutir, in the posh western suburb of Juhu in......

Ranji Trophy: Tiwary's all-round show puts Bengal on top

An all-round show by Manoj Tiwary put Bengal in the driver's seat against Jammu & Kashmir on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group A fixture at the Eden Gardens. The part-time......

Dream Run beckons this cancer survivor!

'I might die a little earlier than others, but I have time to finish off unfinished businesses.' Mithila Balse, a cancer-striken mother of two who will take the start in the 7km Dream Run at the......

Ranji round-up: Saha's unbeaten ton lifts Bengal from trouble

A round-up of the opening day's actions of the Ranji Trophy matches being played in different parts of the country.  Not less than 48 hours after returning from the grueling tour to......

C'wealth Games gold medallist Manoj Kumar finally gets Arjuna award

Having emerged successful with his plea in the Delhi high court, India pugilist Manoj Kumar was conferred the Arjuna award by Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at his Shastri Bhawan office in......
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gingermasalatadka
Q. Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir, 23rd Tirthankara, Parashvanath in OldDelhiHad you been there too ??
Gingermasalatadka:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/shri-digambar-jain-lal-mandir-23rd-tirthankara-parashvanath-/28036092/answers/

Shunmugham
Q. Naga sanyasins participate in kumbh mela FULLY NUDE. Jain sanyasins walk in open places NUDE. Mata Amritanindhamayi hugs and KISSES thousands. But when our young people express love, people lament that INDIAN "CULTURE" has fallen down and unleash GOONS at them. What is the problem with Indians?
Shunmugham:  A. seen from outside not gone inside many restrictions no leather belt, no leather purse ect ect more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/naga-sanyasins-participate-in-kumbh-mela-fully-nude.-jain-sa/28027689/answers/28036095

Robert Allen
Q. Hindus especially jains, gujratis, and marwaris are very rich is it because they are totally vegeterian because non veg food cost very much chicken costs around one hundred fifty rupees per kg, mutton cost four hundred rupees per kg and fish cost around two hundred per kg and one egg cost around five rupees what do u think
Robert Allen:  A. we are hypocrites more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/hindus-especially-jains-gujratis-and-marwaris-are-very-rich-/27943573/answers/28027695

sanjay
Q. Debate is going on ..whether to keep sai murti in hindu temple or not ...what do you say ..There should be seperate temples or what?,..when mulsim , jain or any other religion dont keep it in their worship place ...
Sanjay:  A. right sir but jains trade leather product mostly more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/debate-is-going-on-..whether-to-keep-sai-murti-in-hindu-temp/27776532/answers/27943580

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