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Debating Santhara: The Jain practise isn't suicide, but Indian laws don't see it that way

Jains stage protest against court directive

Members of the Jain community in the city took out a silent march to register their protest against a recent Rajasthan High Court ruling on the practice of Santhara, which involves voluntary fastin... The Hindu, 2 days ago
Santhara not suicide, Jains tell apex court Deccan Herald, 4 days ago

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Sallekhana is the highest form of piety, say Jains

Thousands of Jain community members took out a silent march to protest the recent Rajasthan High Court order banning the practice of Santhara or Sallekhana.
 Times of India2 days ago Jains protest HC ruling on ritual  The Telegraph5 days ago Jains take out silent march against Rajasthan HC ruling on 'Santhara'  Zee News6 days ago Jains protest HC ruling on Santhara practise in MP  Business Standard1 week ago
Central Chronicle

Jains down shutters to protest against the ban on Santhara

ments in the city run by members belonging to Jain community were closed today to protest against the ban on 'Santhara' (fast unto death) by the Rajasthan High Court a couple of days ago. The majority of the shops dealing with electric, electrical goods, ...
 Business Standard3 days ago Santhara ban, Jains take to streets in MP  Central Chronicle5 days ago Jains take out silent rallies against Santhara ban  Times of India5 days ago Jains hold nationwide protest marches against 'Santhara' ban  Hindustan Times5 days ago
The Hindu

Jains take out procession to condemn HC verdict on Santhara

Close to 2,000 persons, including hundreds of women, from various Jain associations in the city took out a procession here on Thursday to show their protest against the verdict of the Rajasthan Hig...
 The Hindu2 days ago
New Indian Express

'Christians in India have more women than men'

While women outnumber men among Indian Christians, majority of Jains live in urban areas unlike in other religions, the census on religion released on Tuesday revealed. Among 2.78 crores Christians living in India, a little more than 1.4 crores are women ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago Better Sex Ratio Among Minorities in the State  New Indian Express3 days ago Minorities Have Higher Sex Ratio in TN  New Indian Express3 days ago
New Indian Express

Sikhs, Buddhists Count slide, No Rise in Christians, Jains

NEWDELHI: The Muslim community has registered a 0.8 per cent growth to touch 17.22 crore in the 10-year period between 2001 and 2011, while the Hindu population showed a decline of 0.7 per cent during the period, according to the latest census data ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago Rise in Hindu, Muslim, Jain, Buddhist, Sikh population  Times of India3 days ago Mapping India's belief count Occasions asia  NewsListOnline3 days ago Political consequences of 2011 religious census: BJP ...  Firstpost.com4 days ago

Festival of Jains: Appeal to slaughter houses to remain shut

Press Trust of India | Chandigarh August 26, 2015 Last Updated at 22:28 IST The BJP Government in Haryana has asked the concerned officers to appeal to slaughter house owners in the state to remain closed from September 11 to 19 in view of "Paryushan Parv" ...
 Business Standard3 days ago
Times of India

More religious minorities live in urban areas than rural

While only 29% of Hindus live in urban areas, 40% of Muslims and Christians and a whopping 80% of Jains live in towns and cities. Religious minorities in India -with the exception of Sikhs -live more in urban areas than rural. This trend existed in previous ...
 Economic Times4 days ago

Census 2011: In Maharashtra, more Buddhists, Jains than Christians

Sociologist Mukul Joshi told dna that the data for the caste-wise break-up would be a better indication of which way the political winds will blow.
 DNA4 days ago
Indian Express

Jains to take out rally in support of Santhara today

The members of the Jain community held several rounds of meetings on Sunday to work out the modalities for making their Dharam Bachao Aandolan, a silent rally in support of Santhara on Monday, a successful affair.
 Times of India6 days ago Santhara verdict: Jains to hold mega protest today  Indian Express6 days ago Thousands of Indian Jains protest right to fast until death  The Express Tribune5 days ago Indian Jains protest right to fast until death  The Nation Pakistan5 days ago
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