08 Mar 2014
New Delhi: International Women’s Day, March 8, is marked with the celebration of global efforts to provide equality and emancipation to the fair sex in society which has been dented with male chauvinism since time immemorial.
26 Aug 2013
Mumbai: The BJP on Sunday distributed masks and t-shirts with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's picture on them to members of 'dahi handi' festival teams.
31 Aug 2013
Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan, who was asked to stay away from crowded and noisy places since his brain surgery recently, could not stop himself from taking part in a Dahi Handi celebration in Mumbai, which supported a charitable cause for tribal girls.
10 Aug 2012
Janmashtami celebrations in Maharashtra were on Friday marred by the death of two persons, part of the 'dahi handi' troupes called 'Govindas'.
26 Feb 2014
Varanasi: Elaborate security arrangements have been made in view large number of devotees visiting Kashi-Vishwanath temple here on the occasion of Maha Shivratri festival on Thursday.
12 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Everyone across the world has already geared up to celebrate Valentine's Day with their loved ones. Be it UK or India Valentine Day which comes on 14 February every year is the celebration of ‘Love’. But the ways of celebrating this occasion differ from place to place and from nation to nation. Here we present the unique customs and traditions associated with this occasion of 5 different countries.
10 Aug 2012
Following on the footsteps of Salman Khan, who is known for celebrating festivals irrespective of his faith, Emraan Hashmi is all set to attend Dahi Handi celebrations in Worli on Friday.
28 Sep 2013
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the Mumbai police commissioner and the principal secretary of the Maharashtra public health department to take steps to ensure safety of `Govindas' (who form human pyramids), especially the minor ones, during the Dahi Handi festival.
09 Sep 2013
Mumbai: A PIL has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking to declare 'dahi handi' organized on Krishna Janmashtami, comprising human pyramid to break earthen pots filled with curd, as a sport.
30 Aug 2013
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has urged men to respect women and elderly people, saying those who do so will be blessed. The Bollywood superstar expressed his thoughts at a time when the entire nation is struggling to deal effectively with growing incidents of crime and violence against women.