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Raksha Bandhan


Raksha Bandhan 2021 Date: When is Raksha Bandhan in 2021?

January 05, 2021 7:10 pm

Raksha Bandhan 2021 Date in India: Even though the origin of the day is not precisely known, there are several stories in mythology that refer to the festival

Bengal women make 'rakhis' from water hyacinth

August 03, 2020 4:40 pm

NGO Eco Craft's secretary Swapan Bhowmik claimed it is a first-of-its-kind initiative and chemicals were not used for painting the 'rakhis'

Netizens share memes and jokes on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan

August 03, 2020 3:54 pm

As  hashtags #Rakhi and #HappyRakshaBandhan2020 trended, there were plenty of memes and jokes about customs associated with the occasion.

Virtual tying of rakhis and Zoom calls: celebrating Raksha Bandhan amid lockdown restrictions

August 02, 2020 10:42 pm

Many senior citizens, with the help of an initiative of Maya Care Foundation, will either record a video or engage in a virtual call with their sisters and brothers.

Happy Raksha Bandhan 2020: Wishes, images, quotes, status, messages, photos and cards

August 03, 2020 4:17 pm

Happy Raksha Bandhan 2020 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Photos, Messages: This year, Rakhi is being celebrated on August 3. Amid the pandemic, while the celebrations might be low-key, you can still send loving wishes to celebrate the most special bond

Make your Raksha Bandhan sweet with this special 'paan laddoo' recipe

August 02, 2020 6:00 pm

Paan laddoos have two main ingredients -- coconut powder and betel leaves.

Raksha Bandhan 2020: Stay home and cook up zero-oil finger millet malpuas

August 02, 2020 11:37 am

It can help protect your heart health, improve the digestive system, lower the risk of cancer, boost respiratory health, detoxify the body, optimise the immune system, increase energy levels, and improve muscle and nerve health.

Raksha Bandhan 2020: Date, Muhurat, history, importance, and significance

August 03, 2020 9:05 am

Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) 2020 Date in India: The words 'raksha bandha' literally mean the 'the bond of safety and security' that siblings promise each other, no matter the circumstances.

With Raksha Bandhan almost here, here is an easy-to-make delectable dessert recipe

August 01, 2020 4:20 pm

This year, the festival falls on August 3, and here is a delicious, desi dessert recipe that you can enjoy on the occasion, courtesy of home chef and aspiring food connoisseur Nivedita Gangay

Pandemic shadow over festival: As siblings refrain from visiting each other, 'rakhi' business takes a hit

July 31, 2020 5:16 pm

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its spread across the country, this is one Rakhi, a festival that celebrates sibling bonds, where many brothers and sisters won't be meeting in large family parties or even small lunches and dinners.


Raksha Bandhan 2020 Gifts Ideas: Thoughtful gifts to make your siblings feel loved

July 31, 2020 1:52 pm

Raksha Bandhan 2020 Gifts Ideas for Sister & Brother: Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner, and while the celebrations are likely to be different this year, make your sibling feel special with these specially-curated gifting options

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

August 07, 2017 8:44 am

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

September 01, 2015 4:25 pm

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

India celebrates Raksha Bandhan

August 10, 2014 6:57 pm

Raksha Bandhan celebrations across the country.

Happy Raksha Bandhan: Bollywood's famous siblings

August 10, 2014 8:00 am

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

August 08, 2014 12:01 pm

Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on August 10 in India.