19 Nov 2012
At least 18 people, including children and women, mostly devotees, were killed and several others were injured in a stampede during Chhath festival celebrations in Patna on Monday evening, police said.
20 Nov 2012
Chhath devotees, who are still under a shock following the stampede at Adalat Ganj ghat on the bank of the Ganges in Patna which caused 17 deaths on Monday evening, blamed the district administration for "poor arrangement" which caused the incident.
27 Oct 2014
Patna: Thousands of devotees Monday took a dip in rivers, ponds and makeshift water bodies, offering prayers to the Sun and with this the-four day Chhath Puja started in Bihar.
28 May 2015
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government is celebrating its one year in office only on the basis of promises made to the people without allocating funds.
11 May 2015
MILAN: Inter Milan midfielder Hernanes said he could not resist a provocative celebration aimed at Lazio's president after he scored both goals in a 2-1 win away to his former club.
16 May 2015
Jamshedpur: A 45-year-old 'chat' shop owner, who is an ardent followers of actor Madhuri Dixit, celebrated her 48th birthday here on Friday by spreading the message: "Save the girl child".
02 May 2015
Kalahasti (Andhra): Veteran actress Sridevi has performed special prayers for her elder daughter Jhanvi Kapoor at the Sri Kalahasti temple here.
09 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Glimpses of palaces, forts and dargahs of the Bahmani Sultans of Bijapur, Bidar and Gulbarga through visuals, poetry, music and songs by famed court singer of the Nizam of Hyderabad, Pandit Vithal Rao was the highlight of a musical evening here.
15 Sep 2014
Kolkata: Sex workers in West Bengal's Sonagachi area, said to be the largest red light area in Asia, are a disappointed lot on being denied permission to scale up their Durga Puja festivities this year, a spokesperson of Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Samiti (DMSS) said on Monday.
06 Nov 2013
Patna: Millions of devotees, particularly women, took a holy dip in rivers, ponds and other water bodies in Bihar on Wednesday as the four-day Chhath festival began amidst tight security.