Union HRD minister Smriti Irani Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party's poster woman Smriti Irani has been made the Union human resources development minister, she has been embroiled in controversies. Right from her claim to having a Yale ... Deccan Chronicle, 5 days ago
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A sample survey on India's human development status carried out in 2011-12 by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) and the University of Maryland, US, suggests that one in four Indians practices untouchability in some form or ...Moneycontrol.com, 3 weeks ago Brahminism and bigotry: Decoding the NCAER data on ... Firstpost.com, 3 weeks ago
Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is featuring its Beyond Belief series, chronicling the remarkable lives of Britons who've taken on their faith to create a force for change. P icture a typical religious convert and you are likely to ...Huffington Post UK, 1 month ago Where Do The Converted Find Their Fervour? The Different 'Selling Points' Of Faiths Huffington Post UK, 1 month ago
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint Now that the Union council of ministers has undergone its first expansion and reshuffle, questions about its religious composition, the distribution of castes in the ministry and the regional balance between ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
Pupils in England will have to study two faiths under government proposals for a new "more academically rigorous" religious studies GCSE. The aim is to ensure pupils have a strong understanding of the central role of religion on British culture, ...BBC, 1 month ago Press release: New academically rigorous RS GCSE backed by faith groups Government UK, 1 month ago
Last week, during Education Questions in the House of Commons, the Conservative MP Nigel Evans raised what he described as a "hideous form of discrimination" concerning faith schools. He wasn't objecting to some publicly funded schools ...Huffington Post UK, 1 month ago
Work day and presentation of $10,000 gift set for Dec. 9 With a Dec. 9 work day - and a $10,000 gift to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) - the Interreligious Council of Southern California will mark its 45th year of service ...Noodls, 2 weeks ago
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative) My Lords, I join all other noble Lords in thanking the noble and right reverend Lord, Lord Harries of Pentregarth , for bringing this debate to the House today. It is an important issue. In doing so, I pay ...They Work For You, 3 weeks ago
FAR-REACHING reforms to public examinations in religious studies have been announced by the Government. Consultation began this week on new-look rules that, from 2016, will require entrants for GCSE and A-level RS to demonstrate their understanding ...ChurchTimes, 1 month ago
The Vatican will host religious leaders from across the religious spectrum later this month for a conference where they are expected to defend traditional marriage as between a man and a woman. While hosted by Vatican officials and scheduled to ...National Catholic Reporter, 1 month ago
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