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Lord Shiva

Vasco’s gravestone, a ‘Dutch’ palace and the busy spice markets of Kochi

Built in the Nalukettu style, the palace is a quadrangular structure, with a central courtyard.

23 Sep 2019 1:20 AM

Court reserves order on framing of notice in defamation case against Tharoor

In 2018, Tharoor had stoked controversy by invoking a news article where an RSS leader compared PM Modi to a scorpion sitting on Shivling.

07 Aug 2019 6:08 PM

Mystic Mantra: The significance of Shravan maas

All the Gods thereafter started offering the Ganges’ water to Lord Shiva to lessen the effect of the poison.

05 Aug 2019 12:42 AM

Boycott Muslims making Kanwar in Haridwar: Sadhvi Prachi

The 'Kanwar Yatra' is an annual pilgrimage of Lord Shiva's devotees.

25 Jul 2019 12:59 PM

First batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra amid high security

During his first visit to Kashmir last year, Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the security situation in the valley

30 Jun 2019 11:26 AM


Paying homage to Shiva, king of dancers, with performances in different traditions

The festival of Maha Shivaratri becomes an especially auspicious occasion for many dancers to pay homage to the Lord of Dance.

12 Mar 2019 1:53 AM

Battle between Kartikeya and Surapadma

The child, Kartikeya, son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, struggling with the mysteries of life.

16 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

Bholenath’sbhakt & a Pakistani friend

The Congress president has made highly publicised visits to temples over the past year and has declared himself a “Shiv-bhakt” on several occasions.

04 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Watch: Tej Pratap dressed as Lord Shiva, offers prayers in Patna

Tej Pratap said the prayers were being offered for the welfare of Bihar and its natives, and also for his father, Lalu Prasad.

31 Jul 2018 1:28 PM

Mystic Mantra: Lord Shiva is the illuminator

The River Ganga, in Shiva’s matted locks, symbolises knowledge and devotion.

15 Feb 2018 2:07 AM


4 all-night long music sessions in Benaras

The event today attracts avid listeners from all over the world.

12 Feb 2018 1:10 AM

PM slams parties seeking votes in Ambedkar’s name

Congress vice-president recently evoked Lord Shiva in reply to the BJP's criticism that his temple visits in Gujarat are an election gimmick.

08 Dec 2017 3:23 AM

I’m a bhakt of Lord Shiva, says Rahul Gandhi

The Congress, meanwhile, has already short-listed the names 70 candidates for the first phase of Assembly elections.

14 Nov 2017 1:47 AM

Significance of fire

One of the first discoveries of man, the ever-eluding fire holds a lot of significance in each culture and is associated with wisdom and divinity.

02 Nov 2017 12:35 AM

Mystic Mantra: Significance of Shravan maas

Shiva had consumed poison during this month, when poison emitted from the ocean while it was being churned by gods and demons.

04 Aug 2017 12:35 AM


After Yatra attack, act with maturity

Though the yatra is based on Hindu belief and tradition, there is something deeply inclusive about it.

13 Jul 2017 12:27 AM

PM Modi offers Somnath prayers as UP votes

This was Mr Modi’s 10th visit to his home state and first to the Somnath temple after becoming Prime Minister.

09 Mar 2017 12:52 AM

Sonia sends offerings to ancient Shiva temple in Pak

There would be a “Rudrabhishek” or special prayers for the Gandhi family at the temple on the occasion of Mahashivratri.

25 Feb 2017 9:50 AM

Prince Narula refuses to play Lord Shiva

Prince Narula declined to essay the character of Lord Shiva in his current show Badho Bhau for a completely different reason.

24 Feb 2017 6:31 AM

Mystic Mantra: The night of Shiva

Shiva is not a physical body in reference but is a universal conscious body.

24 Feb 2017 1:05 AM