Holi News

From Mughals to Sufi poets, Holi has been part of Muslim culture, literature

The references to Holi are innumerable in Urdu poetry. Almost no important Urdu poet, from Khusrau to Sahir Ludhyanvi, left this topic untouched.

Happy Holi 2019 Wishes highlights: Mayawati reminds India to vote during the Lok Sabha polls

Happy Holi 2019 Wishes: The festival, usually held over two days, is celebrated by splashing colours, dancing and munching sweets.


Pune: 84 detained for throwing balloons, forcefully applying colour on Holi

In both Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad police jurisdictions, orders were issued prohibiting use of water balloons during Holi celebrations.

Mumbai: 42 injured during Holi festivities across city

Till evening, 27 people were rushed to KEM hospital. Among them, 21 required treatment for injuries suffered in the limbs and head.

Holi 2019: ‘We learnt to stay indoors, because boys never learnt about consent’

“When we let the children fling balloons on a man hurrying home or a woman walking down the street, we are telling them that it is acceptable to disrespect their personal space, and completely disregard their consent.”

Happy Holi 2019: Seven books on the festival of colours for kids

Holi 2019: On this day, tell you kids about the myths associated with the festival and its cultural significance through these books.


Holi: 9 tips on how kids can play safely with colours

Happy Holi: Before stepping out to play with colours, make sure to your child applies mustard or coconut oil or cream all over the body and face, especially the exposed areas. This will help remove the colours easily.

This Holi, know how Jadavpur University introduced herbal gulal in India

Happy Holi 2019: The initiative was the first in the country and after a constant effort of three years, the JU department got success in producing the herbal gulal in 2008, said Prof. Siddhartha Datta

Happy Holi 2019: Wishes Images, SMS, Messages, Status, Quotes and Photos for Whatsapp and Facebook

Happy Holi 2019 Wishes Images, Wallpapers, Quotes, SMS, Messages, Status, Photos, Pics: Holi is the festival of colour, laughter and music and as we gear up to celebrate the day, here are some wishes you can share with your friends and family members.

Happy Holi 2019 Wishes: Whatsapp and Facebook Images, Messages, Status, Quotes and Photos

Happy Holi 2019 Wishes Images, Wallpapers, Quotes, SMS, Messages, Status, Photos, Pics: As you get ready to soak in the spirit of Holi, here are some wishes you can share with your family and loved ones.

Holi Photos

A riot of colours: Barsana, Nandgaon celebrate Lathmar Holi

Lathmar means playing with sticks. In the festival, menfolk try to smear colour on women who traditionally protect themselves with lathis or sticks.

Bollywood stars celebrate Holi

Farhan Akhtar and rumoured girlfriend Shibani Dandekar were seen at Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar’s Holi party while our shutterbug caught Taimur Ali Khan playing Holi too.


Holi 2018: Stunning photos of how India celebrated the festival of colours

Holi revolves around smearing colours on each others’ faces, splashing people with coloured water, heartily indulging in sweet delicacies and making merry. Here are some photos of Holi celebrations from across India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Holi 2018: Rabindra Bharati University students usher in the festival with colour

Holi, a festival of colours, is celebrated every year with much fervour and gusto. In schools and colleges, students celebrate this day by smearing colours on each other, drinking thandai and dancing to songs. A similar picture was noticed in the Rabindra Bharati University campus, Kolkata, days ahead of Holi, which falls on March 2.

30+ easy and amazing rangoli designs for today

Rangolis are made in homes across India and they add a pop of colour to all festivals, be it Holi or Diwali. Here are 30 rangoli designs to inspire you to get creative this festive season. Take a look.

Top Frames: Brussels suicide attacks; Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi

Injured people are seen at the scene of explosions at Zaventem airport near Brussels; Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in the Holi celebrations organised at a temple at Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh.


Abhishek, Aishwarya, Priyanka, Arjun, Varun celebrate Holi

Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, Sangeeta Bijlani celebrated Holi with their family and friends/ All the celebs were smeared in colours, danced to the beats of desi dhol, enjoyed delicious sweets.

Pakistan smeared in the colours of Holi

Holi marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil.

Here is how Sanjay Dutt's kids, Govinda's family and Esha Deol celebrated Holi

Sanjay Dutt's twins Shahraan and Iqra played Holi with each other, meanwhile, Govinda celebrated the festival of colours with his wife Sunita Ahuja, daughter Tina and son Yashvardhan. They were also joined by Esha Deol and her husband Bharat Takhtani. Here is a look at their Holi pictures.

With colours and flower petals, Vrindavan widows break taboo and play Holi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav gave "holi gift" to Vridavan widows by announcing a number of facilities for them including RO water purifying system and solar power plant.

Holi Videos

Celebrity Chef Ranveer Brar Meets Up for Sweet-Tooth Conversations

Chef Ranveer Brar takes you through his journey of discovering the Thandai Badam, Kesar Pista Badam and Rose Badam flavors, why these flavors are so relatable to Indians and what emotions/ memories do they evoke.