Diwali is not a one day affair with close friends and family but rather a month-long saga of parties, events and melas.
In many of India’s top newspapers this week, stories that should be page-one news are now buried on page 3 or even page 10.
Dunkin’ Donuts has taken localization to a new level with five India-inspired doughnuts.
Religious women who want to wear make-up have struggled to find products that suit their faith.
Despite stiff competition from attractively packed imported chocolates, branded traditional Indian sweets have managed to hold on to their own.
Online players change the rules of the festival sale game, often bearing the cut themselves.
Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati had ran down the followers of Shirdi Sai Baba, saying they ought not to worship the 19th century mystic who was no God.
It's time once again for that heaving cauldron of collective terpsichorean effort known as garba.
Indian kites fly high in French skies.
Indian PM Narendra Modi has dismissed al-Qaeda's plan to set up an Indian branch, saying that the group was "delusional" to think that Indian Muslims "will dance to its tune".
Hindus acknowledge it and pay respect to it daily by wearing a bindi or tilak at the exact spot where this invisible third eye is located.
Every village has several resident "gods" and "goddesses" who are invoked as living deities.
Authorities in India are investigating how Hanuman, the monkey god, has been issued a biometric identity card.
Underlying Dispute Between Chinese Government and Tibetan Exiles.
Smart renewal in Varanasi must respect its spiritual-urban geography
The controversy notwithstanding, the Baba continues to keep his following
In the summer of 1987, the TV epic Ramayan had Indian audiences gripped, with more than 100m people tuning in each week.
The land of India is known to be the land of saints and Gods. It is filled with various types of unexplainable things.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott will return to India two ancient Hindu statues displayed in Australia, but allegedly stolen from Indian temples.
A 59-year-old priest, who has been accused of raping a minor in Minnesota in 2004 and then fleeing to India, may soon be extradited to the United States of America (USA).
Why India move makes al-Qaeda look desperate.
Newly restored Jewish centre Chabad House retains some scars from the 2008 Mumbai attacks
People in Maharashtra produce 6.8 million Ganesh statues, including two million large ones, annually.
A poor Hindu community is facing eviction from an area in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi where its members have lived for more than 80 years.
Religious Head would rather Dawoodi Bohra women learn home science instead of pursuing careers and callings.
As per Hindu mythology, those who die here go to heaven.
Hindus around the world are celebrating the festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth of Krishna, one of the most popular Gods in Hinduism.
The Indian Haj mission has introduced several high-tech measures to facilitate the pilgrimage of 136,000 Indians coming for Haj this year.
Armed with peacock feathers and blessed water, a Saharanpur godman is on a love jihad to 'save' Hindu girls
Something very different will open an hour south of New York City — purportedly the biggest and most expensive Hindu temple complex in the United States.
The Kohinoor diamond belonged to various Indian and Persian rulers but it became part of the Crown Jewels of England when Queen Victoria was proclaimed empress of India.
A Hindu temple in the US state of Georgia was vandalised by unknown miscreants over the weekend, a Hindu American organisation said today.
After Oak Creek Temple shooting, Sikhs stand up to bias.
The road to Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's abode passes through hell.
This is a depressing but instructive period in the evolution of Indian society, large sections of which still remain liberal.
India's Hindu gods and goddesses are getting a superhero makeover.
Hindu fundamentalists have viewed Goa’s Catholics as an impediment to their larger aim of ‘Bharat’ becoming a ‘Hindu nation’.
The Jains want their pilgrimage spot, Palitana, declared a vegetarian zone. Is that justified?
It is our belief that makes and unmakes the gods, not our texts
Caste discrimination is a growing problem in England too