India  /  Published 19.03.22

Stampede scare at Puri temple

One of the temple police officers on duty said: “We had only a few entry points marked for the servitors. The devotees were desperate to have a darshan of the deities. Though we tried to ensure ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 29.01.22

Puri temple to open next week

The administration of Puri’s Jagannath temple on Friday announced that the temple will open for the devotees from February 1. The decision to re-open the temple was taken following a meeting of...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 01.01.22

Vaishno effect: Online 'darshan' considered

Innovative measures are required to deal with the trend of youngsters visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine on New Year, Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Saturday, as he arrived here to take stock of ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Katra

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.21

Darshan only for double jabbed

Entry to unvaccinated people to famed Baba Baidyanath dham and Basukinath temple will not allow unvaccinated people to visit the abodes of Lord Shiva in Deoghar and adjoining Dumka on New Year...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 19.11.21

Now, ‘halal’ jaggery row in Sabarimala

An organisation of Sabarimala devotees has petitioned Kerala High Court claiming the jaggery being used in temple prasadam is halal-certified and therefore poses a health risk from the way it is manuf...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.21

Devotees draw curtains on Chhath festivity

Devotees in large numbers gathered on the banks of river Subernarekha and  Kharkai to offer the Usha Arghya (prayers to the rising Sun) on the last day of the four-day-long Chhath festival. ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 11.11.21

Complaints over Chhath Puja noise violation in several parts of Kolkata

Complaints of bursting of banned firecrackers and use of loudspeakers were reported from several parts of the city on Wednesday. The city police headquarters at Lalbazar had received at least 10 such...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.11.21

Chhath Puja worshippers violate orders in Kolkata

Chhath Puja was performed on Wednesday evening and there were many violations such as devotees turning up for rituals without masks, organising processions and bursting firecrackers. The Telegraph vis...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.21

Steel city: Ghats readied for Chhath

All roads will lead to the rivers for hundreds of devotees who will be thronging riverbanks and manmade water bodies to offer prayers to the setting and the rising sun for the Chhath celebration on No...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.11.21

Chhath festivities begin in Jharkhand

It is only after 'nahay-khay' that people buy necessary food items needed for the puja. On the second day, believers cook a special Prasad, which they eat and distribute among friends and fam...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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