Eclipse in Ancient Mythology
During a solar eclipse, according to Hindu mythology, Rahu slowly devours the sun, and it gradually disappears into Rahu’s throat – only to reappear from his severed neck.
Sujatha Gidla Creates Stir Through Memoir on Dalit Experiences
Sujatha Gidla's Ants Among Elephants narrates her life as an untouchable in India, and as a New York Subway employee now.
Goa Church Magazine Likens Contemporary India to Nazi Germany
The article appeared in "Renovacao" -- a pastoral bulletin of the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman.
Vigilante Violence on Rise in India says US Report
Minority Communities Feel Vulnerable as Religiously Targeted Violence Increase in India, the report stated.
Cultural, Religious Issues Hamper Breast Cancer Diagnosis Among Indians
Cultural issues such as patriarchy and stigma associated with cancer stop women from seeking medical help early enough.
Kirpan: At Centre of Global Debate on Religious Freedom
While New Zealand proposes to amend law to allow kirpans in public spaces, Italy seeks to modify the kirpan itself.
Lord Krishna-themed Coin to be Released by Chad on Janmashtami
More than 500 coins featuring an image of baby Krishna will be sold on the occasion.
Genital Mutilation Cases in US Make the Debate More Complex
In the first ever federal case of Female Genital Mutilation in the US, the defence lawyers argued that FGM is a religious right.
Lord Ganesha Underwear Infuriates Hindu Community in US
Australian fashion label which launched this product is famous for creating custom pieces for Miley Cyrus.
British Museum Brings Alive Amaravati Sculpture on Smartphones
Explore the 2,000-year-old Buddhist shrine through British Museum’s interactive accessible through wifi.