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How Gen Zers are exploring religious tourism in India

Mid-Day Premium How Gen Zers are exploring religious tourism in India

The travel industry is witnessing a rapid rise in religious tourism. This trend is largely driven by Gen Zer's inclination towards visiting spiritual destinations to seek inner peace. We spoke to experts from the industry who dive deep into the trend and recommend top spiritual destinations you must explore

24 February,2024 06:30 PM IST | Mumbai | Aakanksha Ahire
Gyanvapi mosque: HC reserves order on plea against decision to allow puja

Gyanvapi mosque: HC reserves order on plea against decision to allow puja

The Anjuman Intezamia Masjid committee had moved to the High Court on February 2, within hours of the Supreme Court refused to hear its plea against the Varanasi district court order

15 February,2024 12:53 PM IST | Prayagraj | mid-day online correspondent
Gyanvapi mosque: HC adjourns hearing on plea challenging order allowing puja

Gyanvapi mosque: HC adjourns hearing on plea challenging order allowing puja

The Anjuman Intezamia Masjid committee, which looks after the affairs of the mosque adjacent to the Kashi Vishwanath temple had moved to the HC on February 2, within hours of the SC refused to hear its plea against the Varanasi district court order

12 February,2024 01:04 PM IST | Prayagraj | mid-day online correspondent
Petition filed for ASI survey of Gyanvapi mosque's other closed basements

Petition filed for ASI survey of Gyanvapi mosque's other closed basements

A petitioner on Monday filled a plea seeking an ASI survey of all other closed basements in the Gyanvapi mosque complex days after the district court ruled that a priest can perform prayers in a cellar of the masjid in Varanasi

05 February,2024 04:51 PM IST | Varanasi | mid-day online correspondent
Their petition will be dismissed, says Hindu side lawyer on Gyanvapi Mosque row

Their petition will be dismissed, says Hindu side lawyer on Gyanvapi Mosque row

Reacting to this, Hindu side lawyer Subhash Nandan Chaturvedi said that the mosque side should first challenge the order of January 17, 2024

03 February,2024 07:31 AM IST | Varanasi | ANI
Hours after court orders, prayers performed in cellar of Gyanvapi mosque

Hours after court orders, prayers performed in cellar of Gyanvapi mosque

Prayers were performed in a cellar of the Gyanvapi mosque here on Wednesday night following court orders allowing the resumption of a practice set to have being discontinued three decades back

01 February,2024 04:06 PM IST | Varanasi | PTI
Priest, his kin can pray in Gyanvapi mosque complex: Court

Priest, his kin can pray in Gyanvapi mosque complex: Court

Priest Somnath Vyas used to perform prayers at the cellar till 1993 before it was closed

01 February,2024 02:23 AM IST | Varanasi | Agencies
Varanasi court permits Hindu side to offer prayers at Gyanvapi mosque complex

Varanasi court permits Hindu side to offer prayers at Gyanvapi mosque complex

The court has asked district administration to make the necessary arrangement in the next seven days

31 January,2024 04:04 PM IST | Varanasi | ANI
Gyanvapi mosque case: VHP demands court sanction for Puja in Wuzukhana area

Gyanvapi mosque case: VHP demands court sanction for Puja in Wuzukhana area

A top leader of the rightwing Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday demanded that the disputed Wuzukhana area at the Gyanvapi mosque be allowed to be used for worship by the Hindu community

28 January,2024 03:22 PM IST | Varanasi | mid-day online correspondent
'Hand over Gyanvapi structure to Hindus', VHP demands after ASI report

'Hand over Gyanvapi structure to Hindus', VHP demands after ASI report

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Saturday demanded that as ASI report has reconfirmed that the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi was constructed after demolishing a temple, the structure to be handed over to the Hindu community

27 January,2024 06:57 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent

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