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Amit Shah’s Bengal Rath Yatra: Supreme Court to hear BJP's plea on January 7

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”.

Calling Bengal order whimsical, Calcutta HC clears BJP rath yatra with conditions

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.


Calcutta High Court raps Mamata govt, asks officials to decide on BJP ‘rath yatras’ by Dec 14

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.

Rath Yatra cancelled, BJP workers make do with Rash Yatra in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

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.

Special drive to keep Puri railway station clean during Rath Yatra

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.

Gai bachao, beti bachao — Rath Yatra’s top themes

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.


ISKCON to celebrate Jagannath Rath Yatra on Sunday

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

20,000 uniformed men, NSG commandos to guard Rath Yatra

For the first time, a company of National Security Guards (NSG) will be roped in to guard the 140th Rath Yatra for which lakhs of devotees are expected to descend on the streets on Sunday, a release issued by Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja said.

Odisha: Muslims take part in Rath Yatra festival in Kendrapara

"I along with family members celebrated Eid festival on Saturday. Later in the day, I went to the grand road to watch the car festival. Every year, we never miss the car festival," quipped Ali.

Two die during Puri rath yatra

The stampede occurred during the pulling of the chariots of the deities -- Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra -- between the Market and Balagandi Chhaks areas.

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Rath Yatra 2017: Devotees across India celebrate chariot festival

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

Rath Yatra comes to an end as Lord Jagannath returns to Puri

The nine-day chariot festival of Lord Jagannath came to an end on July 8.


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Explained: What has been the BJP’s stand over the years on Ram temple

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.