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.
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.
25 Dec 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has stripped Samajwadi Party leader Ompal Nehra of minister of state status after his remarks asking Muslims to help build temples in Ayodhya and Mathura.
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.
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.
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.
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.
05 Sep 2015
Jammu: Former Chief Minister, Ghulam Nabi Azad, PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti and J&K Congress Chief Gulam Ahmed Mir yesterday greeted people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami.
04 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Human pyramids breaking buttermilk filled earthen pots (dahi handi) may be a popular activity on Janmashtmi but for some, the celebration of Lord Krishna's birth is more about the thrill of 'teen-patti.' People start playing 'teen-patti' or 'three-cards' a month before Janmashtami with clubs and farmhouses being especially booked for the occasion.