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Pilgrims travel to Spain’s 'El Camino', walk the ancient path to St. James' tomb(Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash)

Pilgrims travel to Spain’s 'El Camino', walk the ancient path to St. James' tomb

AP |
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 08:43 PM IST
  • The Camino de Santiago is a series of paths that fan out beyond the Iberian Peninsula and spread across Europe, all end at the baroque cathedral where believers can visit the tomb of James, the apostle who (according to Catholic tradition) brought Christianity to Spain and Portugal.
Vijay Sethupathi is currently shooting for Master.
Vijay Sethupathi is currently shooting for Master.

Vijay Sethupathi rubbishes rumours about converting to Christianity

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Karthik Kumar
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 05:36 PM IST
Vijay Sethupathi has rubbished rumours on social media that he is part of a group that aims to convert film technicians to Christianity.
For Gandhi, character was the key criterion for public service(Photo: National Gandhi Museum)
For Gandhi, character was the key criterion for public service(Photo: National Gandhi Museum)

The Mahatma’s legacy for the world, writes Venkaiah Naidu

By M Venkaiah Naidu
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 07:26 PM IST
His views on public service, development, rural empowerment, and social evils are relevant today
Naga men from the Chakheshang tribe wrestling as part of the third day of the Hornbill Festival in Nagaland.(NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Naga men from the Chakheshang tribe wrestling as part of the third day of the Hornbill Festival in Nagaland.(NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Review: Walking the Roadless Road by Easterine Kire

Hindustan Times | By Thangkhanlal Ngaihte
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 08:50 AM IST
Easterine Kire’s timely book looks at everything from origin myths, village structure, institutions, and clan systems to the festivals, rituals, and social taboos of the tribes of Nagaland
A caste panchayat of Shahpur village in Bihar’s Gaya district has ordered the social boycott of a Dalit family that has converted to Christianity, a family member has claimed.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
A caste panchayat of Shahpur village in Bihar’s Gaya district has ordered the social boycott of a Dalit family that has converted to Christianity, a family member has claimed.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Family ostracised for converting to Christianity in Bihar

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 07:57 AM IST
Several Hindu organizations have reached Shahpur village in Bihar’s Gaya and are allegedly trying to coerce the family to convert back to Hinduism.
What, I wondered, could inspire millions of others to undergo such hardship? Was it genuine piety, was it exhibitionism, the desire to demonstrate piety, was it just following a fashion which has spread far and wide since the 1980s?(HT Photo)
What, I wondered, could inspire millions of others to undergo such hardship? Was it genuine piety, was it exhibitionism, the desire to demonstrate piety, was it just following a fashion which has spread far and wide since the 1980s?(HT Photo)

Studying Kanwariyas and the politics of religion

By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 05:10 PM IST
The explosion in the number of people undertaking the Kanwar Yatra took place when the Ram Mandir issue was gathering momentum. Political and religious fervour came together, and there is no doubt that they still do. Nationalism has now been added to the mix
Paskin Mary Cross Child Shelter Home at Indiranagar in Ludhiana on August 22.(HT Photo)
Paskin Mary Cross Child Shelter Home at Indiranagar in Ludhiana on August 22.(HT Photo)

30 children missing from Punjab shelter home, converted to Christianity: Cops

Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur | By Debashish Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 02:32 PM IST
Police said investigation has revealed that Paskin Mary Cross Child Shelter Home was not registered.
The Tamil Nadu government argued that Megalai had not submitted any acceptable proof to show that she had been continuously practicing the Hindu custom and that the Hindu community people or some recognised community organisation of Hinduism had accepted her conversion.(PTI File Photo)
The Tamil Nadu government argued that Megalai had not submitted any acceptable proof to show that she had been continuously practicing the Hindu custom and that the Hindu community people or some recognised community organisation of Hinduism had accepted her conversion.(PTI File Photo)

Madras High Court upholds plea of woman who converted to Hinduism from Christianity, cites VHP’s role

Chennai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2018 12:23 PM IST
The court directed the Tamil Nadu government to confirm the appointment of the woman, who got a teacher’s job in 2005 on the basis of her Scheduled Caste status following conversion to Hinduism two decades ago.
A worker adjusts loudspeakers at a camp during the Magh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 6, 2018.(AFP)
A worker adjusts loudspeakers at a camp during the Magh Mela festival in Allahabad on January 6, 2018.(AFP)

Loudspeakers permitted under noise pollution rules: Delhi Police tells High Court

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 12:30 PM IST
The Delhi Police made the submission before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar which was hearing a PIL seeking ban on use of loudspeakers at religious places in the national capital.
Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu at Kala Wangpo Convention Hall in Itanagar.(PTI File Photo)
Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu at Kala Wangpo Convention Hall in Itanagar.(PTI File Photo)

BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh plans to repeal anti-conversion law

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2018 12:03 PM IST
Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu said the law against conversions could undermine secularism and is probably targeted towards Christians
Thomas Dabre, Bishop of Pune, shares his view and opinion about the messages of the archbishops and cardinals, and his message to the city.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Thomas Dabre, Bishop of Pune, shares his view and opinion about the messages of the archbishops and cardinals, and his message to the city.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

For Christianity in India, no political party is taboo, says Bishop of Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Anjali Shetty, Pune
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2018 02:53 PM IST
Thomas Dabre, Bishop of Pune, on why cardinals across the country have not violated parameters, outlines or standards through any of their recent letters questioning sanctity of the Constitution and secularism in the country; and in the light of that what the government should do for the Christian community
Two policemen were arrested for having close ties with persons accused of kidnapping 24-year-old Kevin Joseph, a victim in the suspected Kottayam honour killing case.(AFP File Photo/For Representation)
Two policemen were arrested for having close ties with persons accused of kidnapping 24-year-old Kevin Joseph, a victim in the suspected Kottayam honour killing case.(AFP File Photo/For Representation)

Two Kerala cops in custody in suspected honour killing case

Indo Asian News Service, Kottayam (Kerala) | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2018 03:20 PM IST
On May 24, Kevin Joseph, who had converted to Christianity, married 20-year-old Neenu Chacko, whose father is a Christian and mother a Muslim.
Palestinian Orthodox Christian altar boys attend a Christmas mass at the Saint Porphyrios Greek Orthodox church in Gaza City on January 7, 2017.(AFP File Photo)
Palestinian Orthodox Christian altar boys attend a Christmas mass at the Saint Porphyrios Greek Orthodox church in Gaza City on January 7, 2017.(AFP File Photo)

Gaza Christians say have no permits yet to visit Jerusalem at Easter

Reuters, Jerusalem | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 10:44 PM IST
Gaza has only 1,000 Christians - most of them Greek Orthodox - among a population of 2 million in the narrow coastal strip
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