Rath Yatra

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Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat

27 Aug 2020

Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking permission for Muharram processions over the weekend.

10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

05 Aug 2020

10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

Decades after the Ram Janmabhoomi movement gave a new face to Hindu sentiments in India, the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya happened today, putting an end to bloodshed and a long-drawn legal battle.

On Rath Yatra, SC says, "Will let Odisha government decide"

22 Jun 2020

On Rath Yatra, SC says, "Will let Odisha government decide"

Hearing petitions against its earlier order, which stopped the famed Rath Yatra in Puri, Odisha, the Supreme Court on Monday empowered the Odisha government to take a call.

In Parliament, PM announces trust for constructing Ayodhya's Ram Temple

05 Feb 2020

In Parliament, PM announces trust for constructing Ayodhya's Ram Temple

A grand temple of Lord Rama will be constructed at Ayodhya and a trust named Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Skshetra has been set up for the same, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Calcutta High Court cancels earlier order allowing BJP's rath yatras

21 Dec 2018

Calcutta High Court cancels earlier order allowing BJP's rath yatras

In a setback to the BJP's ambitions in West Bengal, a division bench of the Calcutta High Court has overturned an earlier order by the court that had allowed the BJP to take out rath yatras.

Mamata Banerjee govt refuses permission for BJP's Bengal rath yatras

16 Dec 2018

Mamata Banerjee govt refuses permission for BJP's Bengal rath yatras

On Saturday, the West Bengal government denied permission to the BJP's proposed rath yatras in certain parts of Bengal, citing intelligence reports that they could lead to communal violence.

Jagannath Rath Yatra starts in Ahmedabad; PM greets people

14 Jul 2018

Jagannath Rath Yatra starts in Ahmedabad; PM greets people

The 141st Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath commenced this morning in Gujarat's Ahmedabad amid tight security as lakhs of devotees flocked to the 18km route to catch a glimpse of the deity.

6 Supreme Court judgements that changed the course of India

18 May 2018

6 Supreme Court judgements that changed the course of India

In a decisive judgement, the Supreme Court today ordered that floor test should be conducted tomorrow in the Karnataka assembly wherein BJP, the single-largest party, has to prove its majority.

Samajwadi Party heading for a split?

29 Dec 2016

Samajwadi Party heading for a split?

Sources stated that CM Akhilesh Yadav has asked MLAs loyal to him to go ahead and fight the upcoming polls on their own; the news comes on the heels of party supremo Mulayam releasing the first list of candidates, without Akhilesh's name on the list.

Shivpal Yadav revokes suspension of MLA fired by Akhilesh

27 Dec 2016

Shivpal Yadav revokes suspension of MLA fired by Akhilesh

The Samajwadi Party's UP state chief Shivpal Yadav revoked the suspension order of MLA Rampal Yadav, who was expelled by CM Akhilesh Yadav for indiscipline.

Akhilesh draws up list of poll candidates

26 Dec 2016

Akhilesh draws up list of poll candidates

In a new twist in the Samajwadi Party family feud, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav drew up his own list of candidates for the UP polls, sending to party supremo Mulayam Singh, bypassing state chief Shivpal Yadav.

Shivpal says yatra not SP's campaign, alliance talks falter

04 Nov 2016

Shivpal says yatra not SP's campaign, alliance talks falter

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's Rath Yatra was dampened after SP state chief Shivpal Yadav called a press conference to announce that it was not the party's official campaign, which would begin tomorrow.

Akhilesh Yadav to begin Rath Yatra today

03 Nov 2016

Akhilesh Yadav to begin Rath Yatra today

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is set to begin his 'Vikas Rath Yatra' today which will be flagged off by SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.

SP meet: Mulayam Singh insists SP stands as one

25 Oct 2016

SP meet: Mulayam Singh insists SP stands as one

SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav stressed that the Samajwadi Party stood firmly together as a family, even as CM Akhilesh Yadav remained missing at the press conference.

President Pranab Mukherjee appoints new State Governors

18 Aug 2016

President Pranab Mukherjee appoints new State Governors

Four new State Governors have been appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.