In a beautifully crafted and politically loaded speech aimed at Buddhism-practicing countries of the region, the Prime Minister said, “The convergence of Buddhism and democracy provides us a path to build an Asia of peace and cooperation, harmony and equality.”
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 01:09 PM IST
Published on Oct 20, 2021 05:05 PM IST
In its most forthright condemnation of the military's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations, the government-appointed organisation also said in a draft statement its members intended to halt activities, in an apparent protest.
Published on Mar 17, 2021 02:13 PM IST
- As per the evidence found in Hazaribagh, it appeared that the Buddhist structures were built during the Pala period, said an archaeologist with the ASI.
Updated on Feb 23, 2021 03:06 PM IST
Sanjoy Dey | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Ranchi
The decision was taken on the occasion of Namvistar Din, which is celebrated on January 14 annually to commemorate the naming of Marathwada University after the chief architect of the Constitution in 1994.
Published on Jan 19, 2021 06:32 PM IST
PTI | , Aurangabad
On Friendship Day, Tahira Kashyap Khurrana talks about 19 years of solid friendship with friends from college, founding a theatre group in Chandigarh and Buddhism.
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 01:16 AM IST
HT Mumbai | Kavita Awaasthi
Buddha Jayanti 2020: How did Buddhism begin, what does Buddhism teach, quotes by Buddha for a content life
Buddha Purnima 2020: The word ‘Buddha’ means ‘one who is awake’ or the enlightened one. The birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha is celebrated as Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti. It falls on a full moon day in the months of April or May (Vaisakh) according to the Hindu calendar. This year Buddha Purnima will be celebrated on May 7.
Updated on May 07, 2020 09:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | Saumya Sharma
ASI has since 2014-15 excavated around 54 water bodies representing the mechanism within a 10km radius in Vadnagar.
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 07:51 PM IST
New Delhi |Amrita Madhukalya
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad visited Ayodhya on Monday and said the temple town was a centre of Buddhism in ancient times and demanded building a Buddhist vihar at the disputed site.
Updated on Nov 27, 2018 10:47 AM IST
Hindustan Timse, Lucknow | HT Correspondent, Lucknow
The seeds for conversion were sown when a group of Dalits and few upper-caste youths entered into a scuffle on June 15 in 2017 on the issue of drawing water from a common handpump.
Updated on Aug 20, 2018 09:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Hisar | Bhaskar Mukherjee
Suresh Sakat, who has been given police security, claimed that the family took ‘diksha’ (conversion to Buddhism) after the adherents of their previous faith failed to provide justice to them ever since the family became a target of the rightwing forces.
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 02:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Nadeem Inamdar
While the exact number of monks banned by the Litang county is not known, Chinese officials believe it is necessary to tighten supervision to prevent the “14th Dalai Lama” clique from using local Buddhists to conduct separatist activities.
Updated on May 16, 2018 04:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing |Sutirtho Patranobis
Babu Sarvaiya and six other members of his family were thrashed for skinning a dead cow and later his three sons and a nephew were tied to a car, paraded half naked and flogged outside the Una police station.
Updated on Apr 29, 2018 11:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | HT Correspondent
Ramesh Sarviya and his brothers Vasram and Ashok and cousin Bechar were tied to a car, flogged and paraded half-naked for 15km only to be thrashed outside the Una police station for allegedly skinning dead cattle.
Updated on Apr 27, 2018 03:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | Hiral Dave