Articles about Janmashtami

Chhattisgarh: Government teacher suspended for 'hurting' religious sentiments

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.

MNS workers defy ban to celebrate 'Dahi Handi' festival

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.

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

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.

Muted Janmashtami celebrations at Delhi temples

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.

Mathura temples gearing up to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami

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.

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

05 Jan 2020

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

2020 is the year you've been waiting for.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Bombay HC refuses to regularize height limit for Dahi Handi

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.