18 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Children under 12 years of age will no longer be allowed to take part in formation of human pyramids during 'Dahi Handi' celebrations, which are integral part of Janmashtami festivities in Maharashtra.
28 Aug 2013
Mathura/New Delhi: The Janmashtami fervour has gripped the entire nation on the auspicious occasion of birthday of Lord Krishna whose birthplace Mathura is all decked up and teeming with devotees to celebrate the festival today (on Wednesday).
27 Aug 2013
Mathura: Preparation for Wednesday's Krishna Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, has reached a crescendo in the Braj region of Uttar Pradesh, with temples all decked up and devotees thronging the area for a glimpse of the deities.
27 Aug 2013
New Delhi: Security in and around the temples in the holy towns of Mathura and Vrindavan has been beefed up to avert any untoward incident during auspicious Janmashtami, police said.
14 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Worried over the deteriorating law and order condition in Uttar Pradesh, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the security arrangements at Kashi, Ayodhya and Mathura.
27 Aug 2013
Mathura: Thousands of Muslim artisans in the region have been working round the clock to make countless bejewelled costumes and accessories for the idols of Krishna and other Hindu deities for the Janmashtami festival on Wednesday.
09 Jun 2014
Mathura: Member of Parliament from Mathura, Hema Malini, has said that her priorities would be to bring an end to the monkey menace in Vrindaban, clean the Yamuna River and to tap the region's tourism potential.
10 Aug 2012
Chants of 'Hare Krishna Hare Rama' and 'Govinda ala re' reverberated the air on Janmashtami on Friday as devotees gripped by festive fervor thronged decked-up temples and took out colourful processions across the country to mark the birth of Lord Krishna.
24 Apr 2014
Mathura: Three persons were injured following a clash between supporters of two political parties in Daulatpur village outside of a polling booth in the district, police said on Thursday.
19 May 2014
Mumbai: Bollywood’s Dreamgirl Hema Malini, who has won the Mathura parliamentary seat on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket, is determined to prove all the cynics and smirkers wrong.