Rath Yatra
India  /  Published 27.08.20

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

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

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Puri hotels open with 72-hour rule

Hotels in Puri have reopened after almost two-and-a-half months. Rooms have been refurbished and booking has begun. But business is yet to gain momentum as visitors are few and far between.Hoteliers, ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 08.05.20

Puri Rath can be built, Yatra in Odisha court

The Centre on Thursday allowed the Odisha government to go ahead with the construction of the chariots of Lord Jagannath and his siblings for the upcoming Rath Yatra.However, the Centre has made it cl...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Culture  /  Published 08.07.18

All you need to know about the Jagannath yatra


India  /  Published 06.12.18

Amit Shah's rath yatra hits permission wall in Bengal

The Bengal government has told Calcutta High Court that the proposed rath yatra to be flagged off by BJP president Amit Shah in Cooch Behar should not be allowed on the grounds that it might inflame c...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.19

Bengal agriculture minister Ashis Banerjee pulls chariot rope first

Bengal agriculture minister Ashis Banerjee first pulled the rope of a chariot at the Tarapith Rath Yatra on Thursday with the temple committee managing to convince the BJP not to turn the annual festi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Tarapith


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