Category Articles: Religious

5900 to go for Haj from Gujarat this year, annual training begins

June 20, 2018
5900 to go for Haj from Gujarat this year, annual training begins

andhinagar/Patan: Chairman of Gujarat state Haj Committee Principal Mohamed Ali Qadri today said that 5900 people from the state would go for Haj between August 1 to 15 this year. On the occasion of start of annual training for Haj in Patan today, Qadari also said that from the next year Haj pilgrims could utilize the cheaper sea route to reach Saudi Arabia by Ship. 'This year out of 44000 applicants for Haj, 5900 were selected. They will go for Haj through 23 flight...Read More

Derogatory Facebook remarks about Goddess Mogal: two accused held, released on bail

June 17, 2018
Derogatory Facebook remarks about Goddess Mogal: two accused held, released on bail

Ahmedabad: Detection of Crime Branch of Ahmedabad city police today detained one Manish Bhikhbhai Maheria alias Manish Manjulaben Bhartiy(37) who is resident of Nilam Apartment in Bapunagar and originally from Manekpur village of Gandhinagar taluka. Manish is accused of hurting religious sentiments of Hindus by making derogatory remarks against Goddess Mogal. Jayminsinh Gadhvi, a follower of Mogal had filed case against Manish and others for making derogatory remarks in controversial ant...Read More

In video: Morari Bapu spotted on two-wheeler

June 13, 2018

Rajkot: Ram Kathakar Morari Bapu was spotted on two-wheeler in Rajkot city last evening. Morari Bapu was here to attend the Saurashtra Literature Festival organized by a Gujarati daily. DeshGujarat Read More

Spiritual leader Bhaiyyuji Maharaj allegedly shoots self, passes away

June 12, 2018

Indore: Madhya Pradesh based 49-year old spiritual leader Bhaiyyuji Maharaj passed away today. He allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at his Indore based bungalow reportedly due to depression. In his suicide note, Bhaiyyuji Maharaj wrote: I am too much stressed out and fed up. He was taken to Bombay hospital where he was declared dead. Bhaiyyuji had last month visited Gujarat to discuss the stalled progress of much delayed and non-starter Sant Nagari project of Gujarat government. He...Read More

Ramakrishna Mission sets up sub-Math in Ahmedabad

May 30, 2018
Ramakrishna Mission sets up sub-Math in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani on Wednesday declared that the state government will provide necessary lands for setting-up a sub-math (branch) of renowned Ramakrishna Mission Math in the city. The Chief Minister made this announcement while attending a function organized by Ramakrishna Mission for setting up its sub-math here. His government is willing to extend all cooperation to Ramakrishna Mission Math as it is attached to serving the poor and downtrodden sections of the s...Read More

Ramakrishna Math to be set up in Ahmedabad for philanthropic mission

May 29, 2018
Ramakrishna Math to be set up in Ahmedabad for philanthropic mission

Ahmedabad: The city of Ahmedabad will get Ramakrishna Math. A function in this regard is scheduled to take place on 30th May at Sindu Bhavan in presence of Swami Suviranandaji Maharaj, General Secretary of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, Chief Minister, Dy Chief Minister and other dignitaries. This announcement was made today in a press conference here by Rajkot based Swami Nikhileshwarananda. Ramakrishna Mission has total 200 Math across the world, of which 150 are in Indi...Read More

Kutch West police cracks dargah damage and defacing case, arrest a culprit

May 18, 2018
Kutch West police cracks dargah damage and defacing case, arrest a culprit

Bhuj: Kutch police has solved the dargah defacing case and arrest a deaf and dumb accused Jusab Jakab Traya. Kutch West police chief M.S.Bharada sharing the details of detection said, accused Jusab is from Nangiyari village. He was defacing dargahs to take revange of his insult. He has confessed the crime. Jusab said he had come to Mothala dargah in the season of extreme cold. A fat person at dargah insulted him and asked him to leave. He had no other option but to spend a night in cold ...Read More

Ambaji Mata gokh of Somnath temple converted golden

May 17, 2018
Ambaji Mata gokh of Somnath temple converted golden

Somnath: Ambaji Mata's gokh has been converted to golden at Somnath temple. This conversion has been possible thanks to donation of a devotee family from Spain in Europe. The family had approached PRO office of Somnath temple and offered to donate gold. Golden conversion of various Kalash atop Somnath temple is in progress at present. PRO Virajben (cell number 94 26 28 76 39) or Dhruv Joshi ( cell number 94 26 28 76 38) can be contacted for offering gold to the temple. DeshGujaratRead More

Bhuj Police arrest one for posting derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad on social media

May 14, 2018
Bhuj Police arrest one for posting derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad on social media

Bhuj: B division police of Bhuj city police has arrested one Vinit Rameshbhai Soni for posting derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammad. Local Muslims had demanded Vinit's arrest. City police has booked Vinit under section 295(A) and 153(A). DeshGujaratRead More

Nehru had asked I&B minister to tone down the description of Somnath Pran Pratishtha ceremony in radio broadcast

May 11, 2018
Nehru had asked I&B minister to tone down the description of Somnath Pran Pratishtha ceremony in radio broadcast

By Japan K Pathak Jawaharlal Nehru had as a Prime Minister asked the ministry of Information & Broadcasting to tone down the Somnath Shivalinga installation ceremony. On April 28, 1951, about a fortnight before installation ceremony (11 May) of new Shivalinga at reconstructed Somnath temple, Nehru had written a letter to RR Diwakar, then Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, and asked him to 'tone down the description of what happens at Somnath in radio broadcast'. Nehru had m...Read More

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