Holi: News

21 Jun 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan bans Holi celebrations in universities to protect 'Islamic identity'

Pakistan's Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Tuesday reportedly banned the celebrations of Holi and other Hindu festivals across educational universities in the country.

31 May 2023


Aspiring model alleges rape, blackmailing by Ranchi man; accused booked 

An aspiring model from Bihar has accused the owner of a grooming academy in Ranchi, Jharkhand, of raping and blackmailing her.

16 Mar 2023


2 SpiceJet pilots grounded for celebrating Holi while operating flight

The SpiceJet airline has grounded two of its pilots for celebrating Holi irresponsibly while operating a Delhi-Guwahati flight, reported Times of India.

12 Mar 2023


Paharganj Holi incident: Japanese woman breaks silence after leaving India

The Japanese woman, reportedly harassed by a group of boys on Holi in Delhi's Paharganj on Wednesday, finally broke her silence on the incident through a series of posts on Twitter.

11 Mar 2023

Delhi Police

Minor among 3 held for harassing Japanese woman on Holi

The Delhi Police has held three individuals, including a minor, in connection with the harassment of a Japanese woman on Holi in Paharganj.

10 Mar 2023

Sexual Harassment

22-year-old Japanese woman assaulted during Holi celebrations in India

A 22-year-old Japanese woman was allegedly harassed by a group of revelers during Holi celebrations in India, reported MoneyControl.

09 Mar 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Driver slits Hindu doctor's throat, arrested

The driver of a known dermatologist, Dr. Dharam Dev Raathi, from Pakistan's Hyderabad allegedly murdered him by slashing his throat with a knife on Tuesday. Raathi's cook told police that the two had an altercation on their way home.

09 Mar 2023

Health & Wellness

5 tips to get over your 'bhangover'

Holi without bhang? It's hard to imagine. During Holi, many people mix this edible preparation of cannabis with the usual delicacies we prepare on Holi.

08 Mar 2023


Played with Holi colors? Now follow these post-Holi skincare tips

Holi is all things colorful until those colors act stubborn and refuse to go away even after several bathing sessions.

08 Mar 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Attack on Hindu students fails to dampen Holi spirit 

A day after Holi celebrations in Pakistan were marred by an awful attack on Hindu students celebrating Holi at the Punjab University, Lahore, people in the major cities appear unfazed and have maintained the festival's enthusiasm.

08 Mar 2023


Mumbai: Man dies after hit by water balloon during Holi

A 41-year-old man, who worked in a trade-sharing firm, died on Monday after a water balloon allegedly hit his head, Mid-day reported.

08 Mar 2023


Holi: These bhang recipes will get your festive spirits 'high'

What is Holi without bhang, right?

08 Mar 2023


Holi 2023: 5 special drinks to try on this occasion

Holi, the day to host a grand and colorful party for your friends and family and indulge in your favorite foods and drinks, is here.

08 Mar 2023


We bet you didn't know about these unique Holi celebrations

The colorful festival of Holi is here and we can sniff the joy in the air.

08 Mar 2023


Holi: From red to blue, here's what each color means

Every year on Holi we witness a vibrant burst of colors that makes our day no less than a beautiful canvas rooted in fun.

07 Mar 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal slams PM Modi over ministers' arrests

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that he would pray for India on the occasion of Holi on Wednesday, blaming the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the recent arrests of his top ministers, Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain.

07 Mar 2023


Netizens trend #HinduPhobicSwiggy ahead of Holi; here's why

Foodtech giant Swiggy has landed up in yet another controversy just ahead of Holi due to a billboard advertisement.

07 Mar 2023

Randeep Guleria

Steep rise in H3N2, COVID-19 cases; masks, other measures return

Respiratory illnesses due to Influenza A virus subtype H3N2 and COVID-19 cases reportedly witnessed a steep rise over the last week in India, prompting authorities to implement precautionary measures.

07 Mar 2023


Protect your car/bike from Holi color stains: Follow these tips

The beautiful colors of Holi are all set to intoxicate the air with joyful squeals, tomorrow.

07 Mar 2023


5 thoughtful gift ideas for your loved ones this Holi

The festival of colors is here and we know you can't wait to smear your family and friends' faces with colors and enjoy a fun-filled day with them while gorging on Holi special dishes.

06 Mar 2023


Holi 2023: Safe ways to celebrate with your pets

Holi is just around the corner and it's time to savor gujiyas, dance to pop music and play with gulaal.

06 Mar 2023


Get Holi ready with these makeup tips

Holi is almost here and we cannot keep calm.

06 Mar 2023


Holi 2023: Make this festival sweeter with these dessert recipes

The festival of colors, Holi, is just around the corner.

06 Mar 2023


Here are a few Holi safety tips for kids

Holi is here and we cannot keep calm. Everyone is eagerly waiting for the festival of colors, especially children.

05 Mar 2023


Here's how to organize a fun Holi party at home 

Are you planning to host a grand Holi party at home this year, but are confused about how to arrange it and make it a success?

04 Mar 2023

Hair Care

5 tips to protect your hair this Holi 

Holi, the most vibrant and colorful festival of the year, is almost here and it's time to have fun with bright colors and splashes of water while gorging on delicious sweets and drinks.

04 Mar 2023

Fashion Tips

Here are some dapper Holi outfit ideas for men

Why do girls have all the fun on Holi with outfits when men can also rock the colorful parties in style with some dapper outfit choices?

04 Mar 2023

Fashion Tips

Here are 5 fun Holi outfit ideas for women 

Are you looking for an outfit for a fun, colorful, and messy Holi event this year? You have landed on the right page.

03 Mar 2023


What's Holi without gujiyas, right? Try these homemade recipes

Holi is just around the corner and no celebration is ever complete without hogging on some delicious gujiyas.

02 Mar 2023


Holi 2023: Play safe with these natural homemade color recipes

The festival of colors, Holi, is only a few days away and we are sure that you're all set to make it a fun celebration.

01 Mar 2023


Follow these pre-Holi skincare tips before playing with colors

Holi is just around the corner and our inner child is teeming with excitement to play with colors.

21 Mar 2022


5 ways to tackle Holi hangover

Are you still singing Holi songs to yourself and thinking of all that fun you had during this long weekend?

18 Mar 2022


Know the magic of colors and herbs this Holi

The festival of colors might just be a fun-filled day for many, but what if we told you that every color has a hidden meaning?

17 Mar 2022


Braj ki Holi: Barsana, Vrindavan and Mathura Holi celebrations

Holi, the festival of colors, is celebrated all across India with pomp and zeal along with bright colors, dance, music, and good food.

17 Mar 2022


5 Holi party games that promise loads of fun

Childhood was simple; we went prancing in the neighborhood and watched people dump buckets of colored water on each other, and return home to not get recognized by our own family!

17 Mar 2022


5 lesser-known yet melodious Holi songs Bollywood has produced

The festival of colors is almost here and to celebrate it in full glory, you must have your special Holi playlists ready as well.

17 Mar 2022


Baked gujiya, chocolate gujiya and more: Top 5 gujiya recipes

Holi, the festival of colors, is incomplete without some gujiyas, a sweet snack we have all had and most of us love.

16 Mar 2022


5 Netflix films/shows you can stream next week

Netflix is one of the go-to platforms when it comes to digital releases.

16 Mar 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

5 Bollywood films where Holi played a crucial role

We are just some days away from Holi and this year, people will celebrate it in full glory after two years of lull.

16 Mar 2022


Holi 2022: Face packs to remove stubborn Holi colors

Holi is all about having fun, eating delicacies, dancing to foot-tapping songs, and playing with colors.

16 Mar 2022


Holi 2022: The legend of Holi and celebrations across India

Holi, the festival of colors, is celebrated every year in the Hindu month of Phalguna across India.

15 Mar 2022


How to get rid of stubborn Holi colors

All ready to sway to the tunes of Balam pichkari and Rang barse this March 18?

11 Mar 2022


#Holi2022: 5 colorful and refreshing Holi mocktails

Holi is almost here and what's better than celebrating the festival of colors with refreshing and colorful mocktails along with some yummy finger foods.

10 Mar 2022


Holi 2022: Hacks to protect your skin and hair

Holi is around the corner and if you are worried about your skin and hair getting affected by harmful Holi colors, then we are here to help you out.

09 Mar 2022


#Holi2022: 5 refreshing and tasty thandai recipes

Holi is incomplete without the most loved and traditional beverage thandai.

08 Mar 2022


Holi party ideas to make the day memorable

Holi is one of the most fun festivals that is celebrated all over India with zeal and zest.

08 Mar 2022


Gujiya, thandai and more: Top 5 foods for Holi

Holi is all about colors, good food, fun parties, and unlimited enjoyment.

07 Mar 2022

Travel And Tourism

Holi 2022: Spend your Holi weekend at these places

With just a few weeks left for Holi, what about planning a nice weekend trip to celebrate the festival of colors in the most special and memorable manner?

06 Mar 2022

Fashion Tips

Holi 2022: Outfits you can rock at your Holi party

Holi is around the corner and it is the perfect time to dress up and enjoy the festival of colors at family get-togethers and fun parties with friends.

28 Feb 2022

Health & Wellness

#EcofriendlyHoli: Organic Holi colors you can make at home

With just a few days left for Holi, get ready to host your party with lots of colors, quirky decor, and matching colorful outfits.

23 Feb 2022


Gujiya, malpua and more: 5 easy-to-make traditional Holi sweets

Holi, the festival of colors, is celebrated all over India and even in some other countries.

30 Mar 2021


Nanded gurdwara violence: 14 arrested for attacking policemen

Police has arrested 14 people in connection with an attack on policemen by a mob of sword-wielding Sikhs in Nanded after they were denied permission to hold a public procession due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an official said on Tuesday.

27 Mar 2021

Delhi Traffic Police

Delhi: Special teams will detect, prosecute traffic violators on Holi

In view of Holi, the Delhi Traffic Police has made elaborate arrangements to ensure the safety of motorists and special checking teams will be deployed at major intersections to detect and prosecute traffic violators, officials said on Saturday.

27 Mar 2021


From today, banks to remain closed for 7 days

In case you are planning to visit your bank in the coming week, you may have to reschedule it as banks across the country will remain closed for seven days between March 27 and April 4.

26 Mar 2021


Holi and Shab-e-Barat celebrations banned in Nagpur

The civic body in Maharashtra's Nagpur city on Friday issued a notification banning Holi celebrations and Shab-e-Barat processions in public and private places amid the rise in COVID-19 cases.

25 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

40 mosques to be covered ahead of Holi in Shahjahanpur

Around 40 mosques in Shahjahanpur are being covered with plastic sheets ahead of Holi to prevent miscreants from throwing color on the structures and disturb communal harmony, a senior official has said.

22 Mar 2021

Satyendar Jain

Remain alert, follow COVID-19 guidelines during Holi: Minister tells Delhiites

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday underlined the need to remain alert amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases and appealed to people to take precautions during the Holi festival.

20 Mar 2021


Odisha registers 100 plus new COVID-19 cases after 40 days

With Odisha registering 100 plus new COVID-19 cases after 40 days, the state government on Friday banned Holi celebrations in public places this year, an official said.

16 Mar 2020


What are coronavirus isolation wards like? Here are first-hand experiences

Quarantine, isolation wards, and coronavirus are perhaps the three most searched words in recent days. While the last one is the real monster, having killed more than 6,000 people globally, isolation wards aren't that nasty and neither is it bad to quarantine oneself.

12 Mar 2020

Health & Wellness

Here are some amazing benefits of thandai

The summer is here, and obviously many of us are already craving for the good old summer drink- thandai.

05 Mar 2020

Health & Wellness

Holi 2020: Top five recipes you should try

The festival of colors is just around the corner!

04 Mar 2020


Holi 2020: Stay protected with these essential skin care tips

Holi hits our calendars this 10th.

04 Mar 2020


Holi 2020: 6 handy tips to take off colors naturally

The long-awaited festival of colors has almost knocked our doors.

04 Mar 2020

Deepika Padukone

The Holi playlist for added fun, unlimited cheer

Songs are as integral a part of Holi as colors, and Bollywood has made sure we never run out of them.

05 Jan 2020


Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

2020 is the year you've been waiting for.

08 Apr 2019


Aashka Goradia reveals shocking details about Juhi Parmar's near-death incident

A few days back popular TV actress Juhi Parmar wrote a heart-wrenching note sharing her near-death experience on Holi this year.

02 Apr 2019


Gurugram: Muslim family, attacked by mob on Holi, threatens mass-suicide

A family, who was attacked by a mob in Gurugram, threatened of mass suicide yesterday, alleging that it was being pressured to withdraw the FIR and police were not taking action under "influence" of local politicians.

24 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Gurugram attack: Six under probe, one arrested; family remains fearful

In the shocking attack on a Muslim family in Gurugram, police identified at least six suspects on Saturday and have arrested one man, identified as Mahesh Kumar.

24 Mar 2019


Swaraj seeks report into kidnapping of Hindu girls in Pakistan

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought details from the Indian envoy in Pakistan into the reported abduction of two Hindu teenaged girls and their forcible conversion to Islam on the eve of Holi in Sindh province.

21 Mar 2019


Holi 2019: 6 handy tips to take off colors naturally

It's Holi! The long-awaited festival-of-colors has finally knocked our doors.

18 Mar 2019


Holi 2019: Stay protected with these essential skin care tips

Holi hits our calendars this 21st.

IndiGo airlines announces 3-day Holi sale. Know the discounted fares

The largest airline in India, IndiGo today announced a three-day special Holi sale across its domestic and international network, for travel between March 19 and September 28.

14 Jul 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: 12-hours-later, woman, held hostage by stalker, rescued

A man identified as Rohit Singh and a woman, he claimed to be in love with, were taken out of a building in Bhopal's Misrod area on Friday, putting an end to the almost 12-hour-long drama.

02 Mar 2018

Alia Bhatt

The kickass Holi playlist for added fun, unlimited cheer

Songs are as integral a part of Holi as colors, and Bollywood has made sure we never run out of them.