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Monday , November 16 , 2015

Signature festival begins with dip and a wish

Chhath has started and a few strong-willed devotees have decided to go by the book.   | Read..

Chhath unites in pleasure of prayer

Pain and endurance, synonymous with life and Chhath, is mostly a woman's arena. But more and more men are rising to the occasion - fasting for 36 hours, joining in the...   | Read..

Speaker test for allies

The Speaker's chair has become a bone of contention among the Grand Alliance partners.   | Read..

'No invite to Modi'

The JDU has ruled out inviting Prime Minister Narendra Modi or any other national BJP leader for the swearing-in ceremony of chief minister Nitish Kumar, which is scheduled...   | Read..

Sunny skies to greet devotees

Chhath devotees should heave a sigh of relief as weathermen have ruled out dense foggy conditions during evening and morning arghya (obeisance).   | Read..

Law & disorder in focus

A businessman was kidnapped in Siwan district on Sunday morning, putting the spotlight back on one of the biggest challenges the newly elected rulers of Bihar face - the...   | Read..

Simple rituals, unifying power

Chhath, in recent years, has become the festival of Bihar, like what Durga Puja is to Bengal. Streets are never so clean and traffic never so organised. Bihar metamorphoses...   | Read..

Rituals & significance

Nahay Khay   | Read..

Budding singers pray to strike the right notes

Most budding singers see Chhath as a platform to propel them into the big league.    | Read..

'Chhath songs of today lack the divine touch'

In a chat with The Telegraph, “Bihar Kokila” Sharda Sinha talks about changes that have taken place in Chhath songs over the years and why she likes this...   | Read..

Just swipe! items @ your doorstep

Away from his Hajipur home, Amit Kumar used to have a tough time arranging puja essentials for Chhath in Faridabad. Till last year.    | Read..

Elements change, spirit remains unchanged

The young have broght in some changes in the manner in which they observe Chhath without tampering with its spirit.  Some of the age-old traditions that have undergone...   | Read..

Faith beyond religion

Faith transcends religious barriers, it’s true of most festivals and Chhath is no  exception.    | Read..

Tradition baton passes

Carrying a gallon of gangajal, soil from the banks of Ganga and best wishes in her heart, 62-year-old Chandrawati Devi has travelled 475km to reach Ranchi from Chhapra in...   | Read..
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