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Palitana monks cancel human flesh donation, govt denies nod

Summary Programme to press for their demand to declare it violence-free The group of Jain monks, who had been demanding that Palitana be declared a himsa mukt nagari(town free from violence), had announced to hold a human flesh donation ... Indian Express, 1 day ago
Gujarat govt may declare Palitana veg-only zone Indian Express, 3 weeks ago

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The Hindu

Soot On The Melting Pot

The Jains want their pilgrimage spot, Palitana, declared a vegetarian zone. Is that justified?
 Outlook1 week ago Jains want veg-only town in Gujarat  TruthDive2 weeks ago Gujarat town may soon go pure-veg  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Gujarat mulls creation of vegetarian zone in Palitana  The Hindu3 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror

Palitana gets first long-distance train

RAJKOT: Jain community members wanting to go to Palitana from Mumbai have something to cheer in the Railway Budget. Railways minister Sadanand Gowda has announced Mumbai-Palitana weekly express train in the Budget for 2014-15 on Tuesday. The demand ...
 Times of India1 week ago List of new trains announced in Railway Budget 2014  The Hindu6 hours ago List of new trains announced in new Rail Budget  India Today2 weeks ago Railway budgets disappoints Pune  DNA2 weeks ago

Victim had revealed threat to life a year back

RAJKOT: Local Shiv Sena leader Pruthvirajsinh Rathod, who was hacked to death on June 26 in Palitana town, had filed an affidavit a year ago expressing threat to his life and had named 12 people including Bhagirathsinh Sarvaiya, younger brother of ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Man murdered in Palitana over land dispute  Times of India3 weeks ago

Jain monks conclude their fast agitation at Palitana

Indefinite fast agitation of Jain monks at Palitana ended on fourth day today in presence of Rajya Sabha MP of BJP Shri Mansukh Mandavia and Minister of State Tarachand Chheda. Jain monks wanted total ban on selling of eggs, non-veg food items and ...
 DeshGujarat3 weeks ago Jain monks start indefinite fast in Palitana  DeshGujarat1 month ago

The vegetarian town They wouldn't hurt a fly but the Jains upset Palitana with meat-free plea

For hundreds of years, followers of the Jain religion have been lured to the quiet town of Palitana. In the adjoining hills of Shatrunjaya are located countless sacred temples and it is said
 Big News Network2 weeks ago


Here in Palitana, one of the sacred towns for Jains, Hindus and Muslims supported each other when the rest of the state burned in the communal frenzy in 2002 Jain community has toughened its stand and asked for the entire Palitana town to be ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com2 weeks ago

Ahmedabad gets first citywide rain this monsoon, Gujarat gets statewide shower

Finally the city of Ahmedabad received good rain on Thursday evening. The city had so far received showers only in some areas and that too in span of two days. All other days this monsoon were dry. Today's was the first citywide shower in good ...
 DeshGujarat5 days ago Rain lashes major parts of Gujarat, Narmada dam receives fresh inflow  DeshGujarat6 days ago

Eating In Peace

Jain cuisine is one of India’s subtle culinary treasures, from traditional papad-methi ki sabzi to innovative Jain pizza. Equally cherished is Muslim cuisine, from biriyanis and kababs to mutton korma. Both have the cultural right to exist. The ongoing ...
 Outlook1 week ago
India Today

Modi Govt aims at high speed, looks to FDI

Agencies, New Delhi The Modi Government today went in for a what it called a course correction in its first Railway Budget, announcing plans for massive involvement of the private sector, including FDI, to modernise the world's fourth largest rail ...
 Central Chronicle2 weeks ago Railway budget: Gowda launches 58 new trains  India Today2 weeks ago
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