Hundreds of UK-based Indian Tamils have come together to organise a series of protests in favour of Jallikattu this week in London and across the UK.
The PHEB had alleged the Chettiars managing the silver chariot and Lord Murugan temple were mostly Indian nationals, holding permanent resident status.
Online retailer Amazon has apologised for selling doormats featuring the Indian flag on its Canadian website.
High in the Himalayas, young novice monks in maroon robes take their lessons in the 15th-Century Thiksey monastery near Leh in Ladakh
Hundreds of Non-Resident Indians from the Sikh community have trooped to Patna for celebrations in connection with the 350th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh.
Indian government’s attempt to clear militants from Sikh religion’s holiest site in 1984 resulted in hundreds being killed
It was a dream come true for a group of 45 baptized Sikh foreign nationals who landed at Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport in Amritsar on Tuesday to pay obeisance at the revered Sikh shrine Golden Temple.
It is no exaggeration to say that Parsis, the Zoroastrians of India, take their food seriously - very seriously.
Situated over 22 acres, the complex resembles a gated community that wouldn't be out of place in Florida.
A young Sikh-American, Balmeet Singh, who dared a hatemonger was awarded with the 'Young Sikh Hero' award in the US.
Christianity came to India centuries before it entered the Americas or Western Europe and as such, Christmas deserves to be seen as an ancient festival of India and Indian-American Christians.
In September 1995, millions of Hindus were gripped by an apparent "miracle" when the god Ganesha seemed to be drinking milk.
God’s Own Country knows exactly what and how much a woman should wear in a place of worship
Tonsuring to please the Lord is a centuries-old ritual at this Vaishnavite temple.
The Green Nazi is more like military ordnance than what in Britain we quaintly call a "banger".
India has always been known as the home of spirituality and mysticism to visitors from all over, especially the foreigners, and sustaining this image are the humble ashrams.
The bitter public feud between the Tata family, which controls India’s most respected conglomerate, and its now ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry has created an unwelcome stir in the tiny Parsi community to which both sides belong.
The South African saga of Deepavali provides us the instance where the festival of lights reveals its dimension as the festival of freedom.
Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival is often called "India's Christmas".
In the pantheon of Gujarati snacks, the crunchy, calorie-laden mathiya is the Diwali deity.
Festivals are transcending borders and traditions, triggering surge in spending on brand new segments like packaged food and beverages, grooming and travel.
The trust that runs Mumbai's Haji Ali mosque told the Supreme Court it will rescind a ban on women entering the shrine as ordered by the high court.
The US Postal Services has released a postage stamp on Diwali, the first state-sponsored recognition of the "joyous annual Hindu festival".
At a convention organized by Indian Americans supporting Trump, movies, politics and Modi are part of the conversation
The apparent history of this "auspicious" day is associated with the tale of queen Veervati and her penance to keep her husband alive.
Some of India's dying Christian communities who are trying to preserve their identities in rapidly changing times.
In Kolkata, pujas are an annual upsurge and celebration of quirky art. This year, the city seems to have outdone itself when it comes to creativity.
Indian police are investigating the parents of a 13-year-old girl who died last week after undertaking a religious fast for 68 days.
Far-right nationalists have forced Bollywood star Nawazuddin Siddiqui to cancel his performance in a Hindu festival "because he is a Muslim".
Underneath contemporary trappings and irrational excesses, Durga Puja has more intimate connotations, best understood, perhaps, at a ‘Bonedi Barir Pujo’
Every year when Durga Puja approaches, a certain Kumortuli in Kolkata is thrown into frenzy.
The fig tree has shaped humanity in profound and mysterious ways—and none is as awesome to behold as the banyan.
India's dying Christian communities who are trying to preserve their identities in rapidly changing times.
Hinduism is a religion of vast diversity with different philosophical views and religious practices.
Mama's Boys is a modern take on the curious tale of Draupadi's five husbands, although it remains faithful to the narrative of the original story.
When police in northern India recently began checking dishes of mutton biryani to ensure that they did not contain beef, critics said it was another example of what they are calling "food fascism".
As borders shrink in an increasingly globalized world, some unique communities are nearing extinction. The Jews of Calcutta are one of them.
British police arrested 55 people and seized their kirpan, a ceremonial Sikh dagger, at a Gurdwara on Sunday, following a protest against a mixed marriage.
Not many people would associate India with beef. Spirituality yes, perhaps even vegetarianism, but certainly not beef.
Mother Teresa should have been made a saint without having so-called miracles associated with her name.