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111 injured in celebrations, 23 remain in hospital

August 20, 2022 7:18 am

This is the first time after the Covid-19 pandemic that Dahi Handi was celebrated without restrictions. However, the number of injuries reported is much less this time compared to the pre-Covid period. In 2019, a total of 119 people sustained injuries during the celebrations.

Festive Dahi Handi returns after 2 years of curbs

August 19, 2022 11:58 pm

While many politicians organised Dahi Handi events, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray attended a series of events organised in Mumbai and Thane.

Govinda Aala Re to Go Go Govinda: Songs to uplift ‘dahi handi' spirits this Janmashtami

August 19, 2022 6:39 pm

As youngsters across Mumbai form human pyramids to smash an earthen pot of buttermilk suspended mid-air, here is a look at some popular film tracks that gave ‘dahi handi', now recognised as a state sport, pan India recognition.

Krishna Janmashtami 2022: Bharti Singh dresses son Laksh as Krishna, Kajal Aggarwal and Shilpa Shetty share wishes

August 19, 2022 2:55 pm

Janmashtami 2022: Shriya Saran shared a beautiful dance video as she celebrated Krishna Janmashtami.

Bangladesh PM Hasina to Hindu community on Janmashtami: 'You have the same rights as I have'

August 19, 2022 12:38 pm

Addressing the Hindu community in Bangladesh, PM Sheikh Hasina reaffirmed that You were born in this country, you are the citizens of this country"

Janmashtami 2022: Prepare this special prasad recipe to sweeten the celebrations

August 18, 2022 10:40 am

Here's a special recipe for 'dhaniya panjiri' by chef Sanjeev Kapoor that you can prepare on this special occasion 

Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2022: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Whatsapp messages, status, and photos

August 20, 2022 9:47 am

Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2022 Wishes Status, Images, Quotes, Messages, Photos: This year, Janmashtami will be celebrated on August 18 and 19

Dahi Handi returns today after 2 yrs; overwhelming response, say organisers

August 19, 2022 12:53 am

Adding to the happiness and excitement of the mandals this year, the new government of the rebel Shiv Sena faction and the BJP has come out in support of them, with several leaders of the ruling parties organising Dahi Handi events in Mumbai and Thane.

Noida traffic police issues advisory for Janmashtami

August 19, 2022 7:32 am

Movement of all vehicles will be prohibited between NTPC Underpass towards Gijhore crossroad and back. Vehicles travelling from Gijhore crossroad to Atta underpass can do so after taking a right from city centre/Gijhore chowk via Summerville t-point towards their final destination.

Mumbai news update: Five roads in Dadar to be shut today for Dahi Handi celebrations

August 19, 2022 10:06 am

Dadar Dahi Handi celebrations today: The vehicular movement shall be restricted from 7 am to 11 pm on account of the Janmashtami celebrations.


In pictures: Glimpses of Janmashtami 2022 celebrations in India

August 20, 2022 8:03 am

In this photo gallery, we look at photographs that capture the essence of the festival, which will be celebrated this year between August 18 and August 19.

Grand celebrations as India celebrates Krishna Janmashtami

August 19, 2022 9:18 am

This year, Janmashtami will be celebrated on August 18 and 19, according to Drik Panchang.

Janmashtami 2021: Celebrations take place amid Covid-19 fears

August 30, 2021 10:04 pm

Krishna puja is usually conducted at midnight; the ritualistic puja includes 16 steps which are part of the Shodashopachara puja vidhi.

How India celebrated Janmashtami

August 13, 2020 2:44 pm

As per the Hindu tradition, Krishna is believed to have been born in Mathura at midnight on the eighth day of the Bhadrapada month.

Janmashtami 2018: Lakhs celebrate birth of Lord Krishna with traditional fervour

September 04, 2018 6:54 am

Devotees across India celebrated Janmashtami, the festival that commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna, with great fervour on Monday.

Mumbai sees subdued Dahi Handi celebration; 1 killed

September 06, 2015 5:32 pm

Mumbai saw subdued Dahi-Handi celebrations on Sunday (September 6), in the backdrop of restrictions on height of pyramids and curbs on decibel levels.

Rani Mukerji turns Govinda on Janmashtami, Ajay, Bipasha celebrate Dahi Handi

August 19, 2014 1:26 pm

Bollywood celebrities Rani Mukerji, Ajay Devgn and Bipasha Basu took part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai.

Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra celebrate Janmashtami with son Viaan

August 18, 2014 11:54 am

Bollywood actress-turned-producer Shilpa Shetty along with her husband Raj Kundra celebrated Krishna Janmashtami with their two-year-old son Viaan.