The challenge to status quo is a sign that the society is intellectually alive and kicking. The hope for change is not dead yet.
Haridwar-based Patanjali Ayurved, run by yoga guru Baba Ramdev, has garnered a 4.5% market share in the toothpaste segment.
Police in western India have prevented hundreds of women from marching to a temple traditionally open only to men.
India's Supreme Court has said that a prominent Hindu temple in the southern state of Kerala has no "constitutional basis" to ban the entry of women.
From a conception pill to organic toothpaste, instant noodles and ayurvedic products, India's favourite Baba Ramdev has it all under his brand "Patanjali."
Firecrackers are in great demand ahead of Diwali, a festival that signifies the victory of light over darkness.
The legend of a ghost has made its way into Indian Army folklore, giving them some respite from their tedious and mundane activities in the Himalayas.
Nobody quite knows when Sikh jokes became a part of pan-Indian humour.
The story behind the costumes at one of Delhi’s oldest Ramleela ballets
The canteen of a Delhi guesthouse belonging to the southern Indian state of Kerala was visited by police after a rightwing Hindu group complained it had beef on its menu.
Is Delhi turning into Mumbai, where the Jain community successfully imposed a city-wide ban on meat during the Jain festival of Paryushan
In ground zero -- the Sangli-Kolhapur belt – the rationalists are preparing for a long battle with the Sanstha.
The idea needs to go beyond just cow protection.
The idol is made with cement and fiberglass and not from traditional clay due to its unprecedented height
Sikhs in the northern Indian state of Punjab have staged protests, enforced strikes and blocked roads in several towns and cities in the past week.
It is a fine thing to be a male, middle-class Hindu in India, and not have to face segregation, writes Aakar Patel
Singh is obviously bling, besides being a dancer, model and musketeer. But is there a Singh style beyond the turban?
Mark Zuckerberg had visited the ashram of Neem Karori on advice of Apple founder Steve Jobs.
There was a time," says Adi Nariman Mogrelia wryly, "when most of the divorces were caused by triangles."
Drums, dancing, damsels and divine farewells.
The mandir stands safe and sound owing to the unyielding struggles of a lower-caste Hindu, a Muslim lawyer and a Christian man.
The Valley of Flowers has stunning scenery; and even strangers encourage you on the trek to Hemkunt Sahib
John Dayal, an Indian Christian, left journalism to focus on human rights work, investigating hate-crimes and targeted violence against tribespeople and religious minorities
Can the government dictate what its citizens eat? For a few days in September in some parts of India, it can.
Only one in four of Indian Muslims desiring to perform Haj will be travelling to Saudi Arabia this year.
India's Supreme Court has suspended an order of the Rajasthan high court banning santhara - the controversial Jain ritual of fasting unto death.
The demand for job reservations by the Patels of Gujarat is an ironic consequence of uneven distribution of social capital between communities, even within communities.
More than 300,000 members of India's Patel community have staged a rally in Gujarat demanding better access to jobs and education.
India’s Hindu population has fallen by 0.7 per cent in the past decade, making it less than 80 per cent of the nation’s total population.
A court in India creates a flutter by outlawing a centuries-old religious practice of fasting to death by the Jain community.
Her bizarre look doesn’t make her a criminal. But till the charges against her are established, we can only question her fashion choices
Maha Kumbh 2013 was far better organised than Fifa World Cup in Brazil and Commonwealth Games in New Delhi,
Indian expatriates comprise 30 percent of the UAE's population and are the largest nationality group.
The Kanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage undertaken by Shiva devotees to places of worship.
Self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa might have denied the allegations against her and claimed that she is 'pure and pious' but it seems people on Twitter are not convinced.
Patels want to be OBCs because their children cannot get into colleges. They have never been backward or helpless.
It is very dangerous to inject religion into politics in our subcontinent. However, our ‘Mahatma’ thought that was the only way to get mass support.
India is vulnerable to stampedes, especially at large religious gatherings, because of poor implementation of the NDMA crowd management guidelines
In a breathtaking spectacle, Goddess Kali was projected on the Empire State Building in New York.
Various avatars of self-styled spiritual gurus