12 Jul 2012
A centuries-old kund (underground water tank) with two-inch thick moulded iron sheet at its base, has been excavated in Brij area, an organisation involved in restoration works has claimed.
01 Aug 2015
Lucknow: Four people were injured after a stampede broke out at a temple in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.
29 Mar 2016
Vrindavan: Union minister Maneka Gandhi today laid the foundation stone of a 1,000-bedded state-of-the-art widow home here which aims at providing better living condition, vocational training and medical facilities to women who have lost their husbands and have no place to live.
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.
12 Nov 2014
Lucknow: President Pranab Mukherjee will be visiting the famous Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, officials said on Wednesday. A high-level security arrangement has been made for the presidential visit since the temple is located in a very narrow lane.
17 Feb 2014
Varanasi: The temple town of Varanasi on Sunday witnessed an unusual sight as some of the abandoned widows from Vrindavan were brought here by an NGO for an event at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
25 Oct 2014
Mathura: Hundreds of devotees took a dip at the Yamuna ghats in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura and Vrindavan cities on the occasion of Yam Dwitiya on Saturday morning, undeterred by the stink and high level of pollutants in the water, activists said.
06 Aug 2014
Mathura: After Varanasi, elderly widows from Mathura are getting the opportunity to celebrate this 'Rakshabandhan' festival in a special way as they will send handcrafted 'rakhis' and sweets to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
25 Sep 2014
Patna: Widows from Vrindavan, who are here to visit religious places of the state, on Thursday said they were hurt by Mathura MP Hema Malini's 'outsider' remarks and urged her to withdraw the 'painful' comments.
09 Aug 2014
Vrindavan: Around 800 widows, shunning the shackles of social stigma, today celebrated 'Raksha Bandhan' for the first time in the temple town.