BJP membership drive to touch 1 crore in West Bengal

According to party sources, the target of enrolling 60 lakh new members - set by the central leadership - when the countrywide membership drive began on July 6 was met in August.

published on : 11th October 2019

Hyderabad cop thrashes youth black and blue for ‘throwing gulal at him’

IN an incident of police high-handedness, the sub-inspector (SI) of Atmakur police station in Yadadri district allegedly assaulted a youngster during a Durga idol procession on Wednesday. 

published on : 11th October 2019

Hyderabad traffic police all set for Ganesh immersion

 In order to ensure a smooth flow of Ganesh immersion processions on September 12, the Hyderabad traffic police have imposed traffic restrictions throughout the procession route.

published on : 11th September 2019

Troops impose curbs to foil Muharram procession, violence in Kashmir Valley

The officials did not cite any reasons for reimposing restrictions but it is believed that the step was taken to prevent Muharram processions.

published on : 10th September 2019

Man electrocuted, another injured as Tazia in Muharram procession hits live wires in Uttar Pradesh

Tazia is a replica of the tomb of Hazrat Imam Hussain Ali, the martyred grandson of Prophet Muhammad, that is taken out by Muslim devotees in processions.

published on : 10th September 2019

MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh's father placed under house arrest

The MLA's father wanted to organise a 'bhandara' on the Muharrum procession route, which was banned by the administration.

published on : 9th September 2019

Three Andhra youngsters drown during immersion of Ganesh idol

Expert swimmers and fire services personnel rushed to the spot and undertook rescue operations and retrieved the bodies late in the night.

published on : 8th September 2019

Full state honours for legendary composer Khayyam

Khayyam's mortal remains have been kept at his Juhu home to enable people pay their last respects to the legendary composer.

published on : 20th August 2019

Processions cause stress, poor health in elephants: Research

Earlier this week, the picture of a 70-year-old bony elephant, Tikiri, decked up to participate in one of Sri Lanka’s grandest Buddhist parades, surfaced online.

published on : 18th August 2019

Jignesh Mevani targets Gujarat government over stalling of Dalit wedding processions

He said the Vijay Rupani government in the state was a "mute spectator" while Dalits were facing discrimination.

published on : 14th May 2019

Gujarat Dalits face boycott after bridegroom rides horse

According to the Dalits in the village, they were denied milk and other necessary grocery items from the market under the influence of the boycott.

published on : 11th May 2019

Dalit groom takes out wedding procession under police cover in Gujarat

The groom's family had decided to seek police protection after some non-Dalit residents objected to their plan to take out the procession through the village.

published on : 10th May 2019

Newly-crowned Thai king carried in elaborate royal procession

The 7-kilometre procession brings the public into close proximity with the 66-year-old monarch for the first time, two years after he ascended the throne in an increasingly assertive reign.

published on : 5th May 2019

Thai King Rama X set for first grand procession since coronation

In the afternoon, Vajiralongkorn will emerge from the palace as soldiers in conical red hats carrying tiered umbrellas and royal standards flank the hourslong procession.

published on : 5th May 2019

Infant Jesus shrine car procession in Bengaluru today

The city traffic police have regulated the movement of vehicles on Monday in view of the Infant Jesus shrine car procession.

published on : 14th January 2019
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