Lord Shiva: News

24 Apr 2023

Badshah

Controversy explained: Why did Badshah apologize over his song 'Sanak' 

Singer-rapper Badshah has apologized after receiving backlash over his song Sanak, which mentions Lord Shiva.

05 Mar 2023

Allahabad High Court

Invoking Hindu scriptures, Allahabad HC judge seeks cow slaughter ban

The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court has condemned people who kill cows and also asked the central government to enact a law to ban cow slaughter and declare it as a "protected national animal."

11 Oct 2022

Ujjain

Ujjain: Modi to inaugurate Rs. 856cr 'Mahakal Lok' project today

PM Narendra Modi will reportedly inaugurate the first phase of the Mahakaleshwar Temple corridor development project in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, on Tuesday.

22 Jul 2022

Uttarakhand

Man carries parents for 'Kanwar Yatra,' internet is all praises

The annual Kanwar Yatra is observed in the month of Sawan to worship Lord Shiva. Beginning on July 14 it will end on July 26.

18 Jul 2022

Varanasi

'Sawan' 2022: Know about the dos and don'ts of fasting

Sawan, the fifth month of the Hindu calendar is here when people worship Lord Shiva.

13 Jul 2022

Books

5 books which should be adapted into movies

Have you ever read a book and wondered how the story would turn out if adapted for the big screen?

09 Apr 2022

Odisha

Ashoka Ashtami 2022: History, rituals and more

Ashoka Ashtami is an auspicious festival among the Hindu community that is widely celebrated in Odisha and other Eastern and Southern regions of India.

04 Apr 2022

Kedarnath

Gangaur Teej 2022: History, rituals, and more

Also known as Gauri Tritiya, Gangaur Teej is celebrated every year with pomp and gaiety in Indian states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.

30 Mar 2022

Himalayas

Top tourist destinations in Gauri Kund (and the various legends)

Gauri Kund serves as the base camp for the trek to Kedarnath Temple, in Uttarakhand, and is also a Hindu pilgrimage site.

All about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and the new route

Situated on the western side of Tibet, Mansarovar Lake and Kailash Parvat are the holiest sites for the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain communities.

06 May 2022

Uttarakhand

Kedarnath opens its doors to Shiva bhakts once again: Details

Located in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district, the holy town of Kedarnath is a place every Hindu dreams of visiting at least once in his/her lifetime.

27 Jan 2021

Karnataka

Cops explore CCTV footage after Andhra couple 'sacrifices' two daughters

After two women were allegedly murdered by their parents in Andhra Pradesh's Madanapalle town, the police is looking into CCTV footage to see if any 'tantrik' had visited them.

16 Jan 2021

Twitter

#BoycottTandav trends: Amazon series accused of mocking Hindu Gods

Just one day after its release, Amazon Prime Video's political-thriller web series Tandav has landed into a controversy for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Hindu community.

28 Apr 2020

Jamshedpur

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

In Jharkhand's Jamshedpur, a huge controversy started after some fruit sellers put up posters declaring their shops as "Hindu ones".

20 Feb 2020

Health & Wellness

Maha Shivratri 2020: Five foods you can have while fasting

The festival of Maha Shivratri will be celebrated tomorrow with much cheer in the country.

20 Feb 2020

India

Maha Shivratri 2020: All you need to know

Tomorrow is Maha Shivratri, the most awaited day for devotees of Lord Shiva. Though Shivratri comes every month, Maha Shivratri, the "Grand Night" dedicated to the destroyer of evil, comes only once a year.

22 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh

UP cop, shot at during CAA protests, saved by wallet

By some stroke of luck, a police constable in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad escaped death during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act on Saturday.

HRD Minister says Ram Setu was built by Indian engineers

You are the country's HRD minister. You are invited to speak at IIT Kharagpur, one of the oldest technical institutes. And what do you do? You dig into mythology to "inspire" students.

23 Jul 2019

Bihar

After Krishna avatar, Lalu Yadav's son dons Lord Shiva look

Former Bihar Health Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tej Pratap Yadav, (in)famous for his dress-ups and theatrics, donned the attire of Lord Shiva on Tuesday.

19 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Cave where PM Modi meditated had Wi-Fi, phone, toilet: Report

All of us have seen how devotees go to Kedarnath. Holding sticks in their hands they await their turns to pray at the holy shrine of Lord Shiva.

09 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu

Rajinikanth's daughter's wedding ceremonies begin: Details here

Megastar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya is all set to tie the knot with businessman Vishagan Vanangamudi on February 11.

19 Jan 2019

Melbourne

Meet Australian Baba, the atheist-turned-ascetic, who has become Kumbh's attraction

At Kumbh 2019, which is underway in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, a unique baba has hogged the limelight. He is not like other seers, but has plenty of Kumbh experience.

13 Jan 2019

Chhattisgarh

'Chai Waali Chachi': Woman's been drinking only 'chai' for 33yrs

For many, the day is incomplete if they haven't sipped their daily cup of chai and it's even more tempting in the chilly winters.

06 Jan 2019

Andhra Pradesh

'Kauravas were test-tube babies' comment gets slammed by science body

Andhra Pradesh University Vice-Chancellor G Nageshwar Rao's statement at Indian Science Congress, where he said the Kauravas of Mahabharata were test-tube babies, has drawn criticism from Breakthrough Science Society.

27 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Rahul Gandhi begins two-day MP trip offering prayers at temple

Congress President Rahul Gandhi began a two-day visit to poll-bound Madhya Pradesh today with prayers at the famous Kamta Nath temple in Satna district's Chitrakoot.

06 Sep 2018

India

US returns two antique statues worth $500,000 stolen from India

Two antique statues worth hundreds of thousands of dollars stolen from India and displayed at two American museums have been repatriated to India by the US.

31 Aug 2018

India

As RaGa starts Kailash Yatra, posters celebrate his 'shiv bhakti'

Congress workers put up posters of President Rahul Gandhi in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday, which asserted him as a 'shiv bhakt' (devotee of Lord Shiva).

26 Aug 2018

India

Amarnath Yatra concludes, over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offer prayers

The annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas concluded today with over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offering prayers at the naturally-formed ice-Shivlingam.

18 Aug 2018

Amarnath Yatra

Over 2.81 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath

Over 2.81 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas till date this year, officials said.

12 Aug 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Srinagar: 'Chhari Mubarak' taken to ancient Sharika-Bhawani temple

'Chhari Mubarak', the saffron-robed holy mace of Lord Shiva, was taken to ancient 'Sharika-Bhawani' temple on Hari Parbat hillock in Srinagar's downtown area for offering special prayers as per the age-old customs related to Amarnath Yatra.

28 Jul 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Fresh small batch of 663 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 663 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south-Kashmir Himalayas.

28 Jul 2018

Muslims

15 UP Muslims begin their 'Kanwar Yatra' journey

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.

21 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

#NoConfidenceMotion: Bring another no-confidence-motion in 2024, PM dares Congress

PM Narendra Modi yesterday said the Congress's arrogance was behind the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha and dared the Opposition party to bring another trust vote in 2024.

11 Jun 2018

Facebook

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's brother posts derogatory picture of Lord Shiva; booked

Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's brother Ayazuddin Siddiqui has landed himself in trouble for allegedly posting objectionable content on Facebook.

08 May 2018

Harish Rawat

Incessant snowfall brings Kedarnath Yatra to a halt

Incessant snowfall since last night has prompted authorities to temporarily halt the Yatra to Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, preventing devotees from moving beyond Linchauli and Bhimbali.

13 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

Imran Khan re-imagined as Lord Shiva stirs tension in Pakistan

A picture of Imran Khan, dressed as Lord Shiva blessing his devotees, has gone viral on social media and created an uproar in Pakistan.

Perennial waterfall goes dry in Goa; villagers blame mining activity

A perennial waterfall in Goa, revered by locals and visitors for its religious significance and natural beauty, has dried up with the villagers blaming it on the reckless mining activity.

02 Mar 2018

India

How does India celebrate Holi?

Known for spreading love and cheer through colors, Holi marks the harvest season and the coming of spring.

12 Feb 2018

India

Maha Shivratri 2018 is tomorrow: All you should know

Tomorrow is Maha Shivratri, the most awaited day for devotees of Lord Shiva. Though Shivratri comes every month, Maha Shivratri, the "Grand Night" dedicated to the destroyer of evil, comes only once a year.

19 Jan 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan's Katas Raj temple seeks visitors as pond runs dry

The sacred pond in the Katas Raj temple complex of Pakistan, the Amrit Kund, is on the verge of running dry.

13 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Pak SC slams govt. over missing statues in Hindu temple

Pakistan's Supreme Court recently expressed concerns after the statues of Lord Ram and Hanuman went missing from the Katas Raj temple located in Chakwal, Punjab.

01 Jun 2017

India

How do peacocks reproduce? Through tears, says a Rajasthan judge

Judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma, a Rajasthan HC judge who yesterday urged the government to make cow the national animal, believes peacocks don't have sex in order to reproduce; the peahen is instead "impregnated with the tears of the peacock."