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Pongal in TN: Rahul Gandhi attends Jallikattu event; 5 detained for raising slogans against farm laws

January 15, 2021 8:25 am

In Madurai, the festival was marked by the commencement of the annual Jallikattu (bull taming) event at Avaniyapuram. A total of 788 bull tamers and 430 bulls will compete in the event this year.

Happy Pongal 2021: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Whatsapp Messages, Status, and Photos

January 14, 2021 6:54 pm

Happy Pongal 2021 Wishes Images, Status, Quotes, Messages, Photos: This year Pongal will begin on Thursday, 14 January and end on Sunday, 17 January. While the celebrations are toned down this year, make it special for your loved ones and yourself by sharing some messages and wishes.

Happy Pongal 2021: Wishes, Images, Status, Quotes, Messages, Wallpapers, and Photos

January 14, 2021 6:55 pm

Happy Pongal 2021 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Messages, Photos, Pics: This year, the much-awaited festival will begin on January 14 and continue till January 17.

Pongal 2021: Date, history, importance and significance

January 12, 2021 6:12 pm

Pongal 2021 Date: This festival is dedicated to the Sun god. It corresponds to Makar Sankranti, also a harvest festival celebrated in various parts of the country

Pongal 2021 Date: When is Pongal in India?

January 12, 2021 9:05 am

Pongal 2021 Date: Pongal means “spilling over” and it has been named after the tradition of boiling freshly-harvested rice in a new clay pot along with milk and jaggery until it starts overflowing

Pongal rush: TN government to operate 16,221 buses to facilitate transportation

January 11, 2021 5:28 pm

The state will run 310 special link busses for 24 hours from January 11-14 for easy access for commuters to reach Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. MGR Bus Terminus in Koyembedu (CMBT), Tambaram Sanatorium (MEPZ), Poonamalle, Madhavaram and KK Nagar Bus stand.

Pongal, Christmas, New Year: South Western Railway rolls out festival special trains

December 11, 2020 6:06 pm

The Festival Special trains will link various destinations in Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu, the SWR said.

Three dead, several injured during Jallikattu events across Tamil Nadu

January 17, 2020 8:12 pm

With the Tamil Nadu government taking precautions this year to reduce casualties, more than 2,000 police personnel were deployed at Alanganallur to ensure security and crowd management during the event. Several ambulances were also stationed around the arena.

Kiran Bedi shares video of woman dancing at Pongal event, dancer gets praise

January 15, 2020 1:37 pm

The Puducherry Lieutenant Governor shared a video of an elderly woman dancing during an event at Raj Niwas on the occasion of Pongal, and praise poured in for the woman in the video.

Happy Pongal Images 2020: Whatsapp Wishes, Quotes, Messages, Status and Photos

January 15, 2020 3:52 pm

Happy Pongal 2020 Wishes Images, Status, Quotes, Wallpapers, SMS, Messages, Photos: Make your day even more special by sharing these wishes with your loved ones.


Pongal 2020: Members of the Tamil community celebrate Pongal at Dharavi in Mumbai

January 15, 2020 8:43 pm

Pongal 2020: Also known as Thai Pongal, the festival is celebrated with a ritualistic event of boiling freshly harvested rice with fresh milk and jaggery in a new clay pot.

Pongal Kolam Rangoli Designs 2020 Images: Amazing and simple rangoli designs for Pongal

January 14, 2020 2:04 pm

Check out these easy and beautiful designs for Pongal Kolam.

Happy Pongal 2020: Celebrate Pongal with these special messages, wishes

January 14, 2020 9:28 am

Pongal 2020 wishes: What makes Pongal more special is the gathering of friends and family for the joyous celebrations. To help you wish your loved ones thoughtfully, we have compiled here a list of messages, greetings and SMS. Happy Pongal!

Happy Pongal Images 2019: Here's how people across India are celebrating the festival

January 17, 2019 7:02 am

This year, Pongal will start from Tuesday, January 15 and will continue till Friday, January 18. The festival coincides with another harvest festival Makar Sankranti which is primarily celebrated in North India.

Makar Sankranti and Pongal 2018: How people across India are celebrating the festivals

January 15, 2018 4:53 pm

The year has just began and with that a string of festivals have also started. People in different parts of the country are busy celebrating Makar Sankranti and Pongal, marking the onset of spring and the harvest season.

Pongal 2018: Beautiful Kolam and Rangoli designs to decorate during Pongal festivities

January 14, 2018 10:09 am

Celebrate Pongal with these colourful and creative Kolam (Rangoli) designs at your doorstep. Take inspiration from our compilation and bring the brightness of these colours to your home this festival.

Happy Pongal: Colourful rangolis, bonfires and cultural programmes mark three-day harvest festival

January 15, 2016 3:43 pm

Colourful rangolis, bonfires and cultural programmes marked the Pongal celebrations, the three-day harvest festival of the Telugu community.

Usher in the harvest season with these Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu recipes

January 14, 2016 11:46 am

This is the month when the sound of til gud ghya, god god bola will resonate in every Maharashtrian home and every family in Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and the northern plains of India will stuff their mouth full with several dishes combining sesame seeds and/or jaggery. How many combinations of these can there possibly be in one country? Lots. Here are a few to inspire the cook in you, and excite the foodies in your family.


South India celebrates Pongal with great fervour

January 14, 2016 12:48 pm

Madurai, Chennai, Jan 14 (ANI): Tamil Nadu celebrated the harvest festival of Pongal with great zeal and fervor on Thursday. People worshipped local Gods and offered sugarcane and observed fast among other forms of celebrations like cooking mush, porridge, curd rice, poli, payasam etc. Educational institutions in the state held special programmes on the occasion. Dressed in traditional wear, college students in Madurai city prepared beautiful patterns with powdered colours, apart from cooking porridge and other delicacies on the festival. Meanwhile, sugarcane markets remained abuzz in capital Chennai city as people thronged the markets to buy the festival essential.

Amit Shah celebrates Makar Sankranti

January 14, 2016 10:08 am

Ahmedabad, Jan 14 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Thursday celebrated Makar Sankranti and flew kites on the occasion. Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival celebrated over India and Nepal on the joy of getting new crops for farmers. Makar Sankranti is observed with various names in different regions of India; Pongal in Tamil, Lohri in Punjab, Uttarayan in Gujarat.

Pilgrims take holy dip at Triveni Sangam

January 13, 2016 5:56 am

Allahabad, Jan 13 (ANI): Ahead of Makar Sankranti, a large numbers of pilgrims have started taking holy dips at the Triveni Sangam in Allahabad since early Wednesday morning. Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals celebrated with tartness on 14th January every year across India. Makar Sankranti is observed with various names in different regions of India, Pongal in Tamil, Lohri in Punjab, Uttarayan in Gujrat, Maghi and Khichdi are some other names of the same festival.