Janmashtami: News

06 Sep 2023


Janmashtami 2023: Life-changing lessons from Lord Krishna

Lord Krishna's life is a treasure trove of transformative insights that people of all age groups, right from children to older adults, can imbibe.

06 Sep 2023


 Janmashtami: Engage children in celebration with these creative activities

Children would love to learn about Lord Krishna and the naughty and amusing doings he was up to when he was young.

20 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh

2 die of suffocation at Mathura's famous temple on Janmashtami

Uncontrolled footfall at Mathura's Banke Bihari temple in UP on the occasion of Janmashtami left two dead and seven injured during Mangla Aarti on Friday.

19 Aug 2022


Here's everything you should know about the festival of Janmashtami

Janmashtami - a festival to honor Lord Krishna's birth, is being celebrated this year on August 19.

18 Aug 2022


Janmashtami special: 5 prasad recipes you must try

Janmashtami is just around the corner and there's no better way than cooking some tempting dishes to celebrate this occasion.

02 Sep 2021


Chhattisgarh: Government teacher suspended for 'hurting' religious sentiments

A government school teacher has been suspended for allegedly beating up students for observing fast on the Janmashtami festival and making an objectionable comment against a Hindu god in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, officials said on Thursday.

31 Aug 2021


MNS workers defy ban to celebrate 'Dahi Handi' festival

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers celebrated the traditional Dahi Handi festival in Thane in Maharashtra and the neighboring Palghar district, even though the celebrations have been banned in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

30 Aug 2021


'Taking orders from Taliban?': BJP on Maharashtra's Dahi Handi ban

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday slammed the Maharashtra government for banning the popular "Dahi Handi" celebrations on Janmashtami.

30 Aug 2021


Muted Janmashtami celebrations at Delhi temples

Delhi will see muted Janmashtami celebrations this year with devotees not being allowed to visit religious places as part of the preventive measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.

28 Aug 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Mathura temples gearing up to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami

Preparations have started in different temples of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh for Janmashtami celebrations, slated for August 30.

05 Jan 2020


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24 Aug 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

#Janmashtami19: Here's how SRK, Shilpa, Raveena celebrated the dahi-handi festival

It's Janmashtami today and the entire country is immersed in the celebration, including Bollywood celebrities.

01 Sep 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Special arrangements for stray cows, dogs at Nagar Nigams: Yogi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said special arrangement for the upkeep of stray cows, dogs, monkeys, and birds would be made at every Nagar Nigam of the state.

16 Aug 2017


Maharashtra: 3 dead, 117 govindas injured in Dahi Handi celebrations

In a rather unfortunate instance, Dahi Handi celebrations in Maharashtra were marred with several govindas getting injured.

08 Aug 2017


Bombay HC refuses to regularize height limit for Dahi Handi

Bombay HC overruled SC's order and removed 20-feet height cap for human pyramids as well as reduced age limit of participants from 18 to 14 years for Dahi Handi celebrations.