Ram Navami: News

28 Nov 2023

Nitish Kumar

'Islamic Republic of Bihar': BJP on Nitish's new holiday calendar

Bihar's Education Department on Monday triggered a controversy with its 2024 school holiday calendar that reduced Hindu festive holidays but increased the same for Muslim festivals.

10 Apr 2023


Who is Kajal Hindustani, arrested for hate speech in Gujarat

The Gujarat Police arrested Kajal Hindustani, a right-wing activist who calls herself the sherni or lioness of Gujarat, on Sunday in the state's Gir Somnath district for her alleged hate speech before Ram Navami, which triggered communal unrest in Una on April 1.

10 Apr 2023


Jamshedpur: Riot police deployed after clash over Ram Navami flag

Riot control police have been deployed and mobile internet has been temporarily suspended in Jharkhand's Jamshedpur on Monday following clashes over the alleged desecration of a Ram Navami flag on Saturday.

06 Apr 2023

West Bengal

Heavy police deployment in West Bengal ahead of Hanuman Jayanti

The West Bengal Police is on its toes for the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti on Thursday following the recent communal unrest on Ram Navami in West Bengal's Hooghly and Howrah districts.

05 Apr 2023

Delhi Police

Delhi Police deny permission for Hanuman Jayanti procession in Jahangirpuri 

The Delhi Police on Wednesday denied permission to the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and other groups to hold processions in Jahangirpuri on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, which will be celebrated on Thursday.

MHA issues advisory to states ahead of Hanuman Jayanti

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued an advisory to all states ahead of Hanuman Jayanti to prevent any communal violence.

04 Apr 2023


West Bengal: Clashes erupt again in Rishra, train services affected

Communal violence following Ram Navami celebrations continued on Monday, with new clashes reported in Hooghly district's Rishra in West Bengal.

03 Apr 2023

Mamata Banerjee

BJP-led processions 'deliberately' entered minority areas, triggered violence: Mamata Banerjee 

Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) for the clashes in the state during Ram Navami rallies last week.

03 Apr 2023


After fresh Ram Navami clashes, internet suspended in Hooghly, Nalanda

Incidents of communal violence during Ram Navami celebrations extended over the weekend as fresh clashes reportedly broke out in Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal.

03 Apr 2023


Bengal: BJP MLA injured in clash during Ram Navami-themed rally

West Bengal continues to witness communal tensions, as fresh clashes erupted between two communities in the state's Hooghly district during a Ram Navami-themed procession on Sunday.

02 Apr 2023


Bihar violence: Over 100 arrested; schools, colleges shut

Communal tensions prevailed in Bihar on Sunday, a day after fresh violence was reported in the state's Nalanda and Rohtas districts.

02 Apr 2023


Bihar violence: 6 injured in Sasaram bomb blast; 2 arrested

As many as six individuals sustained injuries in a bomb blast in Bihar's Sasaram after fresh violence erupted in the state on Saturday, confirmed the police.

Bengal: BJP leader Raju Jha shot dead in Purba Bardhaman

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Raju Jha was allegedly shot dead in Shaktigarh of West Bengal's Purba Bardhaman district on Saturday night, reported IANS citing officials.

02 Apr 2023


Maharashtra: 2 groups clash in Jalgaon over vandalized statue

Nearly a dozen people have been arrested after fresh clashes broke out in Maharashtra's Jalgaon between two groups over an alleged vandalization of a statue on Saturday, reported the news agency ANI.

31 Mar 2023


Communal violence engulfs country on Ram Navami

Ram Navami celebrations on Thursday saw communal violence break out in several states. Scores of people were injured in clashes, while the police arrested hundreds to restore law and order.

31 Mar 2023


Death toll in Indore temple tragedy rises to 35

As many as 35 people were confirmed dead on Friday in the Indore temple tragedy, a day after a slab constructed on top of an old well collapsed during a Ram Navami celebration at the Beleshwar Mahadev Jhulelal Temple in Madhya Pradesh (MP).

31 Mar 2023

West Bengal

West Bengal: 1 dead after violence erupts on Ram Navami

One person died and several others sustained injuries after a clash broke out between two communities during a procession of Ram Navami in West Bengal's Dalkhola on Thursday, reported India Today.

30 Mar 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Indore: Temple stepwell collapses during Ram Navami celebrations, 13 dead

At least 13 people have died after the Beleshwar Mahadev Jhulelal Temple built on an ancient stepwell caved in while devotees were celebrating Ram Navami in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on Thursday.

30 Mar 2023


Maharashtra: DJ in front of mosque triggers communal violence

Communal violence broke out in Paldhi village of Maharashtra's Jalgaon district on Tuesday night when a religious procession accompanied by speakers blaring music passed in front of a mosque.

17 Apr 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi violence: 'Words cannot describe what I saw,' says cop

Communal clashes broke out in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri area on Saturday after alleged stone-pelting at a Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra procession.

11 Apr 2022


Ram Navami: Communal violence reported from four states during processions

Communal clashes erupted in four states on Sunday during the Ram Navami processions.

10 Apr 2022


Ram Navami 2022: History, celebrations, and more

Ram Navami is one of the most significant festivals among the Hindu community and it will be celebrated on April 10 this year.

09 Apr 2022


5 dishes to prepare on the occasion of Ram Navami

Celebrated on the ninth day of Navratri, Ram Navami marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ram.

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Ayodhya: Ram Mandir's construction may begin on Ram Navami

On Saturday, the Supreme Court pulled off one of the most impossible feats by ending the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.

14 Apr 2019

West Bengal

Mamata on BJP's Navami celebrations: Whose throat will you slit?

Launching a fresh salvo on BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday questioned 'armed' processions which were taken out on Ram Navami by the saffron party and VHP.

01 Apr 2018

West Bengal

Defying prohibitory orders, BJP delegation visits violence-hit Asansol

Defying prohibitory orders, a four-member BJP delegation visited violence-hit Asansol in West Bengal amid tight security to take stock of the situation in the town in the wake of violence over Ram Navami processions.

01 Apr 2018


Bihar communal violence: Union Minister's 'missing' son arrested

Arijit Shashwat, son of Union Minister Ashwini Choubey, was arrested late Saturday night in Patna.

30 Mar 2018

West Bengal

WB-violence: Two more killed, Babul Supriyo barred from entering Asansol

The violence that began in the aftermath of Ram Navami celebrations continues unabated in West Bengal.

28 Mar 2018

West Bengal

Centre seeks WB government's report on violence during Ram Navami

Union Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a report from West Bengal government on incidents of arson and violence during Ram Navami processions in the last two days.

27 Mar 2018

West Bengal

Ram Navami clashes in Bengal intensify, 2 more killed

At least two people died and an unknown number, including police personnel, were injured on Monday as the Bengal administration tried to quash the violence in the aftermath of the Ram Navami celebrations.

27 Mar 2018

West Bengal

WB: BJP-chief in trouble for brandishing weapons at Ram-Navami rally

West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh is in trouble after his antics at the party's Ram Navami rally in Kharagpur.

25 Mar 2018

West Bengal

Kolkata: TMC, BJP take out rallies to celebrate Ram Navami

The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and the opposition BJP organized rallies and colorful processions to celebrate Ram Navami in the state on Sunday.

10 Apr 2017


Complaint registered against BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech

A police complaint has been filed against BJP MLA from Hyderabad, T Raja Singh, for indulging in hate speech at a Ram Navami event in Hyderabad.