The Kanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage of devotees of Shiva to Hindu pilgrimage places such as Haridwar, Gaumukh, and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar. It is to fetch holy waters of Ganges River. In this Yatra, participants ritually carry water from a holy source in containers suspended on either side of a pole and offer it at local Shiva shrines.
26 Aug 2018
Curfew was relaxed today for two hours in violence-hit Malpura town of Rajasthan's Tonk district, where a clash had erupted involving members of a minority community and Kanwar Yatra pilgrims, police said.
24 Aug 2018
Curfew was imposed in Malpura area in Rajasthan's Tonk district today as fresh violence erupted a day after locals pelted stones at Kanwariyas.
12 Aug 2018
A Muslim man, who took part in Kanwar Yatra, was allegedly stopped from offering Namaz at a mosque in UP's Baghpat area.
11 Aug 2018
A 14-year-old boy was allegedly sodomized by a dhaba owner at a village in UP's Muzaffarnagar.
10 Aug 2018
We're used to believing that the government lacks money to improve the many things wrong around us- illiteracy, hunger, homelessness, etc.
01 Aug 2018
Giving tough competition to 'Gold-Man' aka music composer Bappi Lahiri is Golden Baba.
28 Jul 2018
A group of 70 kanwariyas, which include 15 Muslims, from Kushahari village in UP's Deoria district began their journey for Baba Dham in Jharkhand's Deoghar district.
23 Sep 2017
As Navratri begins, right-wing groups have gone on a cleaning spree in NCR. Reports have come in that in Gurgaon, it is the Shiv Sena and Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Kranti Dal (ABHKD) that are pressurizing meat shops to down their shutters.
21 Jul 2017
Main attraction of Kanwar Yatra Golden Baba, known for his ornaments, is back with a bang!
12 Jul 2017
Post terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi has been put on high alert with special security cover for Kanwar Yatra.