July 05, 2019 9:14 am
While Puri district hosts the principal Rath Yatra ceremony, many places in Odisha organize their own chariot pulling events.
July 04, 2019 4:19 pm
The Rath Yatra procession, since its launch, has only been growing, now at a length of nearly three kilometres, escorted by nearly 20,000 policemen pooled from across Gujarat’s forces, including the paramilitary, like the Rapid Action Force (RAF).
June 29, 2019 10:07 pm
The Rath Yatra will traverse a distance of 14 kilometres and will have three chariots, 19 elephants, 100 trucks, 30 troupes and seven motorcars.
January 03, 2019 1:32 pm
In its petition, the BJP claimed that the “right to protest is recognised as a fundamental right under the constitution” and “assumptions” cannot be the ground to take “arbitrary decision on pretext of reasonable restriction”.
December 21, 2018 4:50 am
The state government on Thursday sought a stay on the order, but the court rejected the plea. Sources said the state government has decided to challenge the order.
December 08, 2018 4:18 am
Modifying a single bench order passed Wednesday, which had put the ‘rath yatras’ on hold till January 9, the division bench of Justices Biswanath Somadder and A Mukherjee lifted the injunction and disposed of the BJP’s petition.
December 07, 2018 11:59 pm
Expecting a positive response from the court, the BJP had left no stone unturned to ensure all arrangements were made for its workers to reach the venue on time.
July 10, 2018 1:39 pm
This year the Railways has already announced 184 Special Trains to be run in addition to the normal trains scheduled. Extra CCTV cameras would be put in position at crucial points and punctuality of all incoming trains would be monitored.
June 26, 2017 7:26 am
The yatra covering the walled city, crossing communally sensitive areas of Jamalpur, Kalupur, Shahpur and Dariyapur, remained peaceful. Besides around 3 lakh devotees, 19 elephants, 101 tableaux, 19 bhajan mandalis and 30 akhadas were part of the annual festival.
June 24, 2017 2:28 pm
Keeping in view the huge turnout like every year, security arrangements have been tightened at the ISKCON headquarters located in Nadia district of West Bengal. For the first time, a magnificent Gundicha temple has been constructed at Prabhupad ghat along the Ganga
July 04, 2019 11:00 am
The chariots of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balbhadra and sister Subhadra, embarked on the yatra from the 400-year-old Jagannath temple located in Jamalpur area.
June 25, 2017 7:22 pm
Lord Jagannath's chariot Nandighosa, Balabhadra's Taladhwaja and Subhadra's Devadalana are set to go on a nine-day sojourn to the Gundicha Temple
July 09, 2014 11:18 am
The nine-day chariot festival of Lord Jagannath came to an end on July 8.
December 22, 2018 10:30 am
From the Vajpayee years to Narendra Modi’s BJP, a look at how the party handled the sensitive issue of building a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.