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Some of the stone idols that were among the antiques confiscated by the customs officials from the Indo-Bangla border.(HT Photo)

Customs officials seize 25 antiques worth Rs 35.3 crore in north Bengal

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2020 08:21 AM IST
The antiques belong to the period between 9th century AD and 16th century AD and were being smuggled to Bangladesh in a truck
The Maharashtra government had opposed the plea saying that the state is worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
The Maharashtra government had opposed the plea saying that the state is worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)

Supreme Court allows prayers in 3 Jain temples in Mumbai amid Covid-19, cites Rath Yatra example

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 04:02 PM IST
The court also made it clear that its order will not apply to any other temples or festivals involving large congregation.
Jains around the world celebrate by doing charity, saying prayers and observing fasts. They also pay a visit to Jain temples and meditate.(Wikimedia Commons)
Jains around the world celebrate by doing charity, saying prayers and observing fasts. They also pay a visit to Jain temples and meditate.(Wikimedia Commons)

Mahavir Jayanti 2020: Significance and history of the day

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 08:21 AM IST
Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most important festivals in Jainism, and it celebrates the birth anniversary of the 24th Tirthankara Mahavir, who played a significant role in preaching Jainism.
Ranjeet Singh Bhayana, an advocate in district court, who lives near the spot, said that the CCTV cameras installed at his house captured the incident.(HT Photo)
Ranjeet Singh Bhayana, an advocate in district court, who lives near the spot, said that the CCTV cameras installed at his house captured the incident.(HT Photo)

Man riding scooter snatches Rs 10 lakh from sweets shop owner in Gurugram

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 02:30 AM IST
The incident comes almost a month after a garment shop owner was robbed and murdered near Jain temple in Sadar Bazar.
The police on Tuesday arrested two more men for allegedly murdering the owner of a garment shop near Jain temple in Sadar Bazar on May 28.
The police on Tuesday arrested two more men for allegedly murdering the owner of a garment shop near Jain temple in Sadar Bazar on May 28.

Two more held for murder of Sadar Bazar businessman

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 07:58 AM IST
Sudhir Taneja was shot dead by three men on May 28 around 9.30pm, when he was returning to his house on a scooter.
The spot in Malad where Shailesh Rathod died after the branch of a tree collapsed early on Friday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The spot in Malad where Shailesh Rathod died after the branch of a tree collapsed early on Friday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Three tree-fall deaths in Mumbai over 24 hours

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 12:47 AM IST
Three people were killed in tree-fall accidents at Malad, Andheri and Govandi over 24 hours. The rain-related deaths come even before the monsoon has fully set in.
A 50-year-old businessman, owner of a garment shop, was allegedly killed by unidentified assailants outside his shop(HT File (Representative Imag))
A 50-year-old businessman, owner of a garment shop, was allegedly killed by unidentified assailants outside his shop(HT File (Representative Imag))

50-year-old bizman killed outside shop by unidentified gunmen

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2019 12:53 AM IST
The police said the victim, identified as Sudhir Taneja, sustained three gunshot wounds and was admitted to the Civil Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
A police team later laid a trap in Mahim and arrested Parulekar, a resident of Gandhi Nagar slum near Juhu Tara Road.(HT Photo)
A police team later laid a trap in Mahim and arrested Parulekar, a resident of Gandhi Nagar slum near Juhu Tara Road.(HT Photo)

Mumbai temple theft: 48-year-old arrested, silver idol recovered

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Tandel
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2019 06:04 AM IST
The accused, Ramesh Parulekar, had stolen the idol of Munisuvrat Nath, one of the Jain Tirthankaras, on the evening of March 26 from the Dadar temple.
“In my speech, I was making a simple point that the Sena in the name of Modi took votes from the people in 2014 and then turned against them.(HT Photo)
“In my speech, I was making a simple point that the Sena in the name of Modi took votes from the people in 2014 and then turned against them.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Deora booked for violating model code

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2019 07:05 AM IST
On April 4, Deora is reported to have said. “The Sena insulted the Jain community a few years ago when its workers cooked meat outside your temples during Paryushan. Remember this when you go out to vote.”
HT tried to contact Deora and Sena candidate Arvind Sawant, but both were unavailable for a comment.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)
HT tried to contact Deora and Sena candidate Arvind Sawant, but both were unavailable for a comment.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC FILES PLAINT against Deora for violating MODEL CODE

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2019 06:22 AM IST
This action was taken on the complaint of Shiv Sena, which alleged Deora was spreading a lie that its workers had cooked meat outside a Jain temple during Paryushan.
Mahavir Jayanti 2019: Who is Lord Mahavira and why is Mahavir Jayanti celebrated?(Instagram)
Mahavir Jayanti 2019: Who is Lord Mahavira and why is Mahavir Jayanti celebrated?(Instagram)

Mahavir Jayanti 2019: Who is Lord Mahavira and why is Mahavir Jayanti celebrated?

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 07:44 AM IST
Mahavir Jayanti 2019: Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most important festivals in Jainism. The day is comprised of religious processions, prayers and teachings. Jain temples on Mahavir Jayanti are decorated with flags, and alms are offered to the needy.
The Jama Masjid is one of the biggest mosques in the country(Getty Images)
The Jama Masjid is one of the biggest mosques in the country(Getty Images)

Travel: Yoginis, Yamuna and urban legends; Exploring Old Delhi and discovering its untold tales

Hindustan times | By Aditya Vikram
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 11:27 AM IST
Whether you live in Delhi or visit often, here’s a gem of a city with treasures waiting to be discovered.
The Jain Mahajan temple was built in 1926 and a plaque refers to the area as Lalwadi.(Rachel Lopez/HT photo)
The Jain Mahajan temple was built in 1926 and a plaque refers to the area as Lalwadi.(Rachel Lopez/HT photo)

Mumbaiwale: Surprises in Raja’s realm

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2018 07:10 PM IST
How did Lalbaug get its name? The answer involves a Muslim dargah, a Parsi mansion, and a Jain temple
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