07 Dec 2012
A Pakistani court has sought a reply from the Punjab government to a petition seeking permission for celebrating the "Basant" festival and flying kites as the activities have been barred by provincial authorities.
24 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended greetings to the people on the occasion of Basant Panchami.
11 Apr 2013
Caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab Province in Pakistan, Najam Sethi has dropped the idea of celebrating ‘Basant’ festival and kite flying amid threat of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), which has described it as anti-Islamic.
02 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Non-issuance of a visa by the Pakistani government has led to the cancellation of actor Anupam Kher's participation in the Karachi literary festival starting February 5.
17 Dec 2013
Lahore: Eight years after a ban was imposed on Basant or the kite-flying festival in Pakistan's most populous province of Punjab, the event is likely to be revived in February.
14 Jan 2016
Bhubaneswar: Legislator Basant Panda was today elected unopposed as the president of Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
14 Jan 2016
Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Basant Kumar Panda was today elected unopposed as the party's Odishaunit chief.
18 Jun 2016
Kota: The journey of polio-stricken Krishan and his younger sibling Basant from a poor family in Bihar to cracking the IIT entrance has been arduous and inspirational.
03 Feb 2016
Mumbai: A day after Anupam Kher claimed he was denied a visa to visit Pakistan for the Karachi Literature Festival, he said today that he has now been offered one.