Chhath Festival
India  /  Published 08.11.20

BJP to conduct cleanliness drive in Delhi

The Delhi BJP will start monitoring the performance of councilors in the three-party-ruled municipal corporations from Monday in a bid to give the city a "neat, clean and festive" look befor...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.11.20

150 ghats for Chhath

More than 150 ghats in the city will be ready for Chhath Puja rituals on November 20, officials of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) and Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) said....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.11.20

Ranchi awaits Diwali, Chhath guidelines

In the absence of guidelines from the state government regarding the Covid-19 protocols for a series of upcoming festivals, Kali Puja committees in Ranchi have decided to stick to the Durga Puja guide...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.18

Calcutta's Rabindra Sarobar blocks out Chhath crowds

Chhath Puja processions won’t be allowed to enter Rabindra Sarobar from this year in keeping with the National Green Tribunal’s 2017 notification prohibiting any activity that pollutes the sprawli...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.18

Chhath pledge rings hollow

State ministers and civic mandarins may be on their toes to ensure safe and secure Chhath festivities in the capital, but what they are doing is perhaps too little and too late.While most of the 55-od...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi


Bihar  /  Published 08.11.18

Nitish inspects Ganga ghats ahead of Chhath

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday conducted the second round of inspection of ghats along the Ganga in view of the upcoming Chhath and instructed officials to make arrangements for the smooth pa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 01.11.18

Rabri pins hopes on power of prayer

The RJD matriarch will pray to the Sun this year for her ailing husband and her family embroiled in legal battles. With her husband and RJD chief Lalu Prasad under treatment at Rajendra Institute of M...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.10.18

Jharkhand to keep ponds clean for Chhath

The civic body, which has already pressed its labourers to clean ponds across the city before Chhath, is planning to depute guards near the big water bodies to ensure that people do not dump Diwali an...
By RAJ KUMAR in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.11.18

Here's how to choose your chhath spot in Ranchi

The 55-odd lakes and ponds across capital Ranchi have either been cleaned or are being spruced up for sun prayers scheduled on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning. The RMC and local Chhath organiser...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Bihar  /  Published 12.11.18

How the young make Chhath their own

The four-day festival of Chhath is not just about the holy bath but is a gratifying dedication to the Sun God — the driving force behind Planet Earth — and like everyone else, the younger generati...
By Antara Bose


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