16 Mar 2016
New Delhi: When air is captivated with variegated hues and an unusually warm winter makes way for summer, it is safe to assume that the festival of Holi is round the corner. During this festival of colours, if you wish to travel to a place where the festival is celebrated with tradition and authentic touch, then Mathura should be your first stop.
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.
23 Jan 2016
Mathura: After the recent terror attack at the Pathankot air base in north Punjab and high alert due to Republic Day, the army upgraded security at Mathura cantonment.
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.
06 Sep 2015
Kibbutz Barkai: Hundreds of devotees, mostly Jews, chanting "Hare Krishna, Hare Rama" descended here from across the country to celebrate Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna.
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.
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.
05 Sep 2015
Mumbai: As the nation celebrates Lord Krishna's birthday on Saturday, Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Hema malini and Sonu Nigam have wished their fans and followers a Happy Janmashtami on the auspicious occasion.
13 Nov 2015
Mathura: Over 1 lakh pilgrims visited the ghats in Mathura and Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh early Friday and took a dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, officials said. Thousands of brothers and sisters congregated at the Vishram Ghat in Mathura for the special bath meant to appease the Hindu god of death, Yam Raj.