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Rath Yatra
India  /  Published 11.06.21

Rath Yatra to be held without devotees

The Odisha government on Thursday announced that like last year this time, too, the “rath yatra” (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath and his siblings in Puri will be held sans devotees in...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 21.05.21

Eight servitors test Covid positive

Eight servitors engaged in the construction of the chariots of Lord Jagannath and his siblings in Puri have tested positive for Covid-19, authorities of the Shree Jagannath Temple said on Thursday. A...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 18.05.21

Puri: Construction of chariots begins

Work for construction of the three chariots of Lord Jagannath and his siblings began in Puri on Saturday coinciding with Akshay Tritiya. However, the Rath Yatra scheduled to be held on July 12, will ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.21

Shah: BJP will end infiltration in Bengal

The upcoming Assembly elections in Bengal will be a contest between Narendra Modi’s “development model” and the ruling TMC’s “destruction model”, Union Home Ministe...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 28.08.20

SC stays off order on Muharram

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to pass any directive to permit the annual Muharram processions this year across the country, saying it would “create chaos and a ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 24.07.20

Puri dust rises over chariots

The Jagannath Temple administration in Puri has decided to break with tradition and preserve the three wooden chariots used in the recent Rath Yatra, dismaying the carpenters, a segment of the servito...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.20

Muscles, mind and more

Super strong men with muscles can be indispensable. Among fears that without the crowds of devotees who usually pull the ropes of the huge chariots of the presiding deities in Puri during Rath Yatra t...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 01.07.20

Rath Yatra: Faith helps, so does Mr India

When the Supreme Court ruled that only 500 people would be allowed to pull each of the three chariots during Rath Yatra in Puri this year, many at the Jagannath Temple were apprehensive. After all, s...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 28.06.20

Puri entry bar for cops

Odisha police have issued instructions to all its officials not to visit Puri till July 4. Only those officers who have been deployed for the Rath Yatra are allowed to enter the city. A communiqué to...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Culture  /  Published 08.07.18

All you need to know about the Jagannath yatra

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