Articles about Janmashtami
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
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
#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
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.