Hindus in Singapore celebrate Thai Poosam

Devotees carrying milk pots leave the Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple during Thai Poosam festival in Singapore on Sunday. Thai Poosam is a Hindu festival observed on the day of the full moon during the ...

Ancient idol to be restored

The Mahabaleshwar Temple, suffused with India’s ancient heritage and religiosity, was built during the reign of the Kadamba dynasty that held sway over the State during the 4th-6th centuries CE. &nbs...

Madrasas on anti-IS drive

The Darul Uloom’s main campus in Deoband. Maulana Abul Qasim Nomani, Vice-Chancellor of the seminary, says the Islamic State has killed far more Muslims than Christians and people from the West...

Chhath concludes amid feasting, merriment

Hindu devotees perform religious rituals in the Ganga to mark Chhath Puja festival in Allahabad on Wednesday. During Chhath, an ancient Hindu festival, rituals are performed to thank the Sun God for ...

Of a forgotten king and his city

THEN ‘n’ NOW: Sivalingam found in Pakkirasami’s farm. On the Chola trail in Kumbakonam with doses of history, myth and reality As they say, human stories flourish almost anywhere. S...