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Supreme Court dismisses plea to allow Warkaris for Pandharpur pilgrimage

July 20, 2021 8:36 am

The petition said the Maharashtra government had arbitrarily denied the permission of conducting an age-old practice of wari and that the denial of permission to millions of warkaris and 250-plus registered palkhis violated the fundamental rights of the warkaris.

Warkaris in city, Puneites out to lend a hand

July 11, 2015 3:05 am

As devotees swarm the city, residents welcome them with food, water and first aid kits.

Walking with Warkaris

December 09, 2014 1:52 am

A multidisciplinary project by filmmaker Rajula Shah looks at the act of walking through the pilgrimage of the Vaishnavite community

Warkaris brave ailments, surgeries to walk for faith

June 21, 2014 3:07 am

Warkaris commence their annual pilgrimage on foot to Pandharpur from Dehu and Alandi and are scheduled to arrive in the city on Saturday

Anti-superstition Bill: Warkaris to flex their political muscle

December 05, 2013 3:58 am

To hold a major dharna in Nagpur on December 9,rally on the day Assembly begins.

A journey of a lifetime

August 05, 2013 2:48 am

For Additional SP Ravindrasinh Pardeshi,travelling with the warkaris from Pune to Pandharpur as a part of bandobast duty,redefined the meaning of devotion,spirituality and faith


July 09, 2013 3:27 am

Warkaris who had fallen ill after eating stale food discharged

Warkari wave sweeps Pune

July 02, 2013 1:25 am

25 per cent increase in the number of devotees this year,say officials; timely onset of monsoon after a severe drought cited as prime reason

Palkhis ready to enter city,pakhawajs,veenas get tuned

June 29, 2013 3:50 am

It’s that time of the year when city roads get choc-a-block with warkaris,devotees of Marathi poet-saints Sant Tukaram and Sant Dyaneshwar.

12 Pandharpur pilgrims die in mishap,2 in firing

July 26, 2011 1:01 am

Twelve Warkaris returning from the annual pilgrimage to Pandharpur were run over by a container truck killing them on the spot near Ambad in Jalna district.