26 Feb 2015
Mathura: Prominent sadhus, mahants, advocates and residents of Barsana have demanded that Barsana be declared a dry zone failing which they would not celebrate Lathamar Holi.
07 Feb 2015
Mathura: Local forest authorities are mulling to increase heritage flora, which are on the verge of extinction in the embankment area of Yamuna between Mathura and Vrindavan.
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.
09 Jan 2015
Mathura: The Bharatiya Janata Party MP Hema Malini on Friday said that boosting tourism will not only create employment opportunities but lead to an all-round development of Mathura.
24 Jan 2015
Mathura: As icy winds and fog in North India forced people to stay indoors, residents of this town are shedding all fear of cold to be drenched in the 50-day Brij Bhumi Holi, starting on Saturday, the day when Vasant Panchami falls.
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.
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.
08 Dec 2014
Mathura: The office-bearers of a Mathura-based NGO which recently organised an eye-camp in Punjab where some patients later complained of losing eyesight, were found missing and untraceable when a Punjab Police team looked for them on Sunday.
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.