Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicArya Samaj

Topic: Arya Samaj

MP High Court wants Ghaziabad Arya Samaj trust probed for ‘converting people to Hinduism’

The HC order came on a petition filed by a Hindu man in 2021 seeking release of his 'wife' from a women’s shelter, which turned into an inquiry into her alleged conversion.

MP man’s plea to free ‘wife’ from shelter lands him in dock as HC probes marriage, her ‘conversion’

Main question HC seeks to delve into is whether an Arya Samaj trust can convert a Muslim girl into a Hindu, and if yes, under which law. It also warned petitioner of policy enquiry.

Arya Samaj weddings don’t need registration under Special Marriage Act: SC stays MP HC order

Apex court prima facie accepted view of the Madhya Bharat Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, and stayed 2020 HC order that had directed it to amend its guidelines according to 1954 law.

Swami Agnivesh, saffron-clad social justice activist, dies at 80 of multiple organ failure

Swami Agnivesh, who tackled bonded labour and other social issues and was a leading light of the Arya Samaj, was suffering from liver cirrhosis.

Lala Lajpat Rai: A freedom fighter and proud son of the soil

The ‘Lion of Punjab’, Lala Lajpat Rai passed away on this day 90 years ago after being seriously injured in a lathi charge ordered on freedom fighters.

Algu Rai Shastri: The socialist who vociferously denounced English as a foreign language

Algu Rai Shastri, a member of the Constituent Assembly, was against forced religious conversions and known for denouncing views of religious minorities.

Telangana father wanted to ‘find his daughter & kill her’ after she married a Dalit

Madhavi, 21, had reportedly been promised in marriage to someone else by her 'drunkard' father.

The mob that attacked me has a very distinct face — it’s a BJP-RSS face: Swami Agnivesh

Social activist, attacked twice in 2 months, says RSS using proxies to target him; is ‘disheartened’ none of BJP condemned the attacks.

Stormy monsoon session for Modi, and India’ s blame game politics

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

With Shivraj govt backing, RSS affiliate prepares for global gurukul push

The Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal wants to bring together gurukuls from different countries and practices, and develop a modern gurukul system for implementation.

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.