Posted: 22.08.2015
 
Business Standard Press Trust of India | Thu Aug 20, 2015 | 17:32 IST Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on expressed "sadness and agony" over the Rajasthan High Court judgement banning the practice of "Santhara", a Jain religious practice of voluntary fast unto death. "We humbly request the judiciary and the governments not to interfere in matters relating to religious and cultural life. The...
Posted: 19.08.2015
 
Business Standard Press Trust of India | Indore August 17, 2015 Last Updated at 20:28 IST Protesting against the Rajasthan High Court's decision which held the practise of Santhara (a ritual self-starvation to death) among the Jains as illegal, a large number of community members today staged a demonstration here. "One should understand the difference between Santhara and suicide. Santhara is not at all a...

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