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Chhath Puja

Chhath puja: Devotees raise concerns over toxic foam floating in Yamuna river

Chhath devotees worship the Sun God and his wife Usha to express gratitude and seek their blessings

09 Nov 2021 12:56 PM

Allow Chhath puja celebration in Delhi, Covid situation under control: Kejriwal to LG

He requested Baijal to call a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority to grant permission for Chhath celebrations

14 Oct 2021 12:27 PM

No separate SoPs for festivals like Chhath, Diwali: Govt sources

Souces said that the existing policy to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will continue

13 Oct 2021 3:06 PM

COVID-19 in India: BMC puts curbs on mass Chhath Puja celebration in Mumbai

The festival dedicated to the Sun god will be celebrated on Friday and Saturday

18 Nov 2020 4:51 AM

India celebrates Chhath Puja with local fervour

Chhath celebrated with fervour, devotees offer morning prayers.

03 Nov 2019 12:58 PM


Bihar authorities find unique way to prevent cops from lying to take offs

The cops in Samastipur have been asked to sign an oath letter.

30 Oct 2019 3:35 PM

TMC to construct temples in Bengal’s Hindi heartland

Earlier, in March-April of this year, Asansol in West Burdwan district witnessed communal riots over Ram Navami celebrations.

28 Nov 2018 12:42 AM

Traffic woes in Delhi due to Chhath celebrations

About 3,000 traffic police personnel were deployed at around 200 major intersections leading to the ghats.

14 Nov 2018 12:08 PM

BJP requests govt to prepare for smooth Chhath Puja in city

The Mumbai unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has requested the state government to prepare for the smooth conduct of “Chhath Puja” in the city.

11 Nov 2018 1:39 AM

Bizarre video of women worshipping a dustbin outside Bihar temple goes viral!

In India practically everything is worshipped, from the sun, the sky, the land, plants, animals, trees, and now a dustbin!

30 Oct 2017 3:00 PM


Mob goes berserk at Chhath function

The matter slipped out of hand when, during the programme, the lights went off.

28 Oct 2017 1:58 AM

Chhath: BJP, Congress leaders visit ghats

The Congress Delhi leader said as a result, the people were forced to perform the Chhat Puja standing in dirty waters of the Yamuna. 

27 Oct 2017 5:51 AM

No loudspeakers, stage at puja, says Delhi HC

The court said that public address system should only be used by the police to address the public to maintain law and order.

25 Oct 2017 1:43 AM

Chhath: BJP goes into overdrive to woo Poorvanchalis, sets up helpline

The Chhath puja committees will be able to get help from the team by placing a call on a dedicated number (97114-96114) for this purpose.

24 Oct 2017 2:12 AM

BJP, AAP battle to woo Poorvanchalis before Chhath

Saffron party to deploy nearly 1.5 lakh workers for 4 days to clean, prepare ghats.

22 Oct 2017 4:44 AM


Gopal Rai inspects ghat before Chhath Puja

The official said that a monitoring committee has also been constituted to look after preparations of Chhath ghats.

21 Oct 2017 3:02 AM

Govt playing politics over Chhath puja, says Delhi BJP

Mr Tiwari said, “All the officials have been instructed not to cooperate with the ghat samitis without the tacit approval of the concerned legislator.

18 Oct 2017 4:33 AM

Keep the faith

Photographer Nilanjan Ray captures the many faces of faith in black, white and shades of grainy grey.

18 Dec 2016 12:23 AM