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How Rabindranath Tagore used Raksha Bandhan as means to prevent 1905 Bengal partition

Following Tagore's call, hundreds of Hindus and Muslims in Kolkata, Dhaka and Sylhet came out in large numbers to tie Rakhi threads as a symbol of unity. Tagore's heartland Santiniketan still follows the tradition and the university students tied Rakhi to neighbours and common people to give a message of harmony

Who said Raksha Bandhan was only about brothers protecting sisters? This is Rakhi for modern times

We speak to siblings scattered across the country and ask them how they celebrate Raksha Bandhan in 2018


Raksha Bandhan 2018: Special recipes by sisters to celebrate the bond of love

As Raksha Bandhan falls on August 26 this year, we asked food bloggers and contributors on what they would like to cook for their brothers on this special day.

Raksha Bandhan 2018 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings: Know Muhurat and Auspicious time to Tie Rakhi

Rakhi 2018, Raksha Bandhan 2018 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings: This year, the festival of Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on August 26, which falls on a Sunday. Know the timings and Muhurat.

Pakistani-origin woman is PM Modi's rakhi sister

From an RSS worker to the country's prime minister, Narendra Modi has risen in position but not forgotten his promise to protect Qamar.

Bihar: Woman returning home after buying rakhi shot dead

The gunman, who had covered his face with a handkerchief, had stopped the sisters near Sant colony and tried to snatch Priyanka Kumari's mobile which she resisted following which the miscreant shot at her leaving her seriously injured, the SP said.


The best tech gifts for Raksha Bandhan 2018: Google Home Mini, Amazon Fire TV Stick, etc

Raksha Bandhan 2018: Here are some of the best tech gifts you can give your sibling this Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan 2018: The story of 'evil' siblings Ravana and Surpanakha

Happy Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi 2018: This brother-sister duo are symbolic of a common evil, partners in their journey of death and destruction yet bonded by strong, unusual bond of love, loyalty and protection—the Raksha Bandhan.

Raksha Bandhan 2018: Books on siblings that your kids can read

Happy Raksha Bandhan 2018: This Raksha Bandhan, introduce your kids to these children’s books that explore the bond between siblings.

Happy Raksha Bandhan 2018: How a brother or sister can affect a kid's growth

Happy Raksha Bandhan 2018: "Most of the time, siblings bond over doing things together. In some cases, one among the siblings assumes the role of a parent, a guide or friend and takes care of the other. A child's maturity develops from such relationships."

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Raksha Bandhan 2017: People across India are gearing up for Rakhi celebrations

Raksha Bandhan 2017: People across India will be celebrating Raksha Bandhan today. They have been preparing for days to prepare for the festival dedicated to the bond between brother and sister. Markets have been decked up with colourful rakhis and sweet shops are bursting with customers buying sweets for their loved one. Here are some of the best rakhi images.

Twelve eye catching pictures from Indian Express archives

A parading crowd transporting huge idol of Lord Ganesha for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Lalbaug.


India celebrates Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan celebrations across the country.

Happy Raksha Bandhan: Bollywood's famous siblings

Celebrating the special day of sibling love, we take a look at some of our favourite brother-sister jodis in the industry.

India gears up to celebrate Rakhi

Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on August 10 in India.

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Women Celebrate ‘Raksha Bandhan’ With Soldiers At LoC

School girls in Jammu and Kashmi’s Udhampur District on Sunday celebrated Raksha Bandhan with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers deployed for Amarnath Yatra security. The students from Poonch Sector visited the CRPF camp of 137 Bn Udhampur to tie rakhi to soldiers who are deployed for the security of Amarnath Yatra from the […]