Posted: 30.04.2016
 
The Indian Express Publisher Pandit Nathuram Premi, friends with stalwarts like Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi and Premchand, was approached by Mahatma Gandhi to edit the Hindi version of Harijan Written by Kavitha Iyer | Mumbai | Published:April 24, 2016 2:18 am Manish Modi, the current owner of 100 year old historic shop Hindi Granth Karyalaya at C P Tank in Mumbai. (Express photo by Ganesh Shirsekar) In January...
Posted: 13.02.2016
 
The Indian Express In violation of the Lahore High Court's order to suspend all work on the line within 200 feet of buildings of historical value, the Punjab government on Thursday demolished the remains of the already damaged temple. By: PTI | Lahore | Updated: February 12, 2016 5:05 pm Supreme Court Lahore’s registry branch, Shalimar Garden, Chauburji monument, Saint Andrew Church, GPO building, tomb of...
Posted: 07.09.2015
 
The Indian Express Badni Devi Daga, 82, took up santhara on July 25, the 24th anniversary of the death of her husband, who had also taken the vow during his last days. Mahim Pratap Singh | Jaipur | Published:September 6, 2015 12:02 am Badni Devi Daga was surviving on just teaspoons of water for more than a month. (Source: Express photo by Rohit Jain Paras) Badni Devi Daga, 82, took up santhara on July 25, the...
Posted: 12.08.2015
 
The Indian Express Photo:TOI The court ruled Monday that Santhara was not an “essential tenet” of Jainism and held it akin to suicide. Written by Mahim Pratap Singh | Jaipur | Updated: August 12, 2015 4:54 am The Rajasthan High Court judgment declaring the Jain practice of Santhara or Sallekhana (fast unto death) illegal has drawn strong reactions from religious heads of the community, who have appealed to...
Posted: 03.08.2015
 
The Indian Express Apart from not eating any meat product, going vegan means avoiding meat-based products too, like milk and eggs. (Source: Indo- Asian news service) A lot of Hollywood actors were already doing it but when closer home Bollywood icon Aamir Khan recently announced his plans of turning vegan, many became curious. While some may express doubts, a doctors’ group from the US has initiated an India...
Posted: 11.01.2013
 
The Indian Express Ahmedabad/Vadodara, 10.01.2013, 02:57 hrs Bharuch police on Wednesday arrested the driver of the truck who allegedly ran over two Jain monks on National Highway 8 near Bharuch on January 1. “We have arrested one person identified as Ashwin Nayka. Based on his identity established by CCTV footage, we picked up Nayaka from Padra in Vadodara and arrested him later,” Bharuch District...

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