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.
09 Nov 2015
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked city-based Bihari Front as to why it wants to invite celebrities for taking part in rituals during Chhath Puja.
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.
18 Nov 2015
Patna: The four-day Chhath Puja ended today in Bihar with millions of people taking a dip in rivers and other water bodies to offer prayers to the rising sun.
16 Nov 2015
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has declared public holiday tomorrow on the occasion of 'Chhath puja', a festival popular in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, taking the number of public holidays to 40 in the state, where assembly elections are due in early 2017.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on the occasion of Chhath puja.
18 Nov 2015
Motihari: Two women Chhath devotees were killed and another injured as they were trapped under a tractor which overturned on NH-28 in Bihar's East Champaran district today, a police officer said.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Thousands of devotees celebrating Chhath Puja flocked today to the ghats in the national capital from early afternoon to offer prayers to the Sun God. Crowds of devotees had gathered on the banks of the Yamuna river and at lakes and canals to offer prayers to the setting Sun on the third day of the festival.
20 Sep 2016
New Delhi: 'Jamai Raja' fame actress Nia Sharma ringed in her 26th birthday recently in Mumbai in the company of her close friends from the Telly world.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a day’s holiday for those who worked on strike day. Those employees who resumed their duty on Friday will get an additional holiday during the Durga Puja festival. The decision was made public by the state government on Friday.