chhath puja

Over 500 Indian-Americans throng Potomac river to celebrate Chhath in US

Chhath Puja, which is mainly observed in the eastern and northern parts of India and Nepal, is dedicated to the Sun God and the ancient Vedic Goddess Usha.

published on : 5th November 2019

Smog hides the sun as Chhath Puja concludes

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari were among the political figures who attended the Chhath Puja.

published on : 4th November 2019

Chhath Puja row: AAP accuses BJP-run municipalities of showing disrespect to Purvanchalis

With months to go for the next Assembly elections, the AAP and the BJP have been having a go at each other on myriad issues.

published on : 3rd November 2019

11 people including 9 children killed during Bihar's Chhath puja festival

On the fourth and final day of the Chhhath Puja, devotees in different parts of India thronged river banks to offer 'Arghya' to the rising sun on Sunday.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Five crore devotees observe 'Chhath Pooja' in Bihar

Not just the locals, the festival was observed even by 4000 prisoners and some women belonging to the minority community. 

published on : 2nd November 2019

Second day of Chhath festival, Kharna observed with fervour

The devotees offered sweetened rice pudding (kheer), bananas and flat round bread (roti) to the Sun god on the occasion.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Chhath puja clash: AAP takes jibe at BJP yet again

According to the AAP, in Kalkaji, local BJP civic body councillor- Subhash Bhadana objected to the construction of a Chhath ghat inside an MCD park in the area.

published on : 2nd November 2019

4,000 undertrials in Bihar prisons to observe Chhath Puja this year

Prison officials said arrangements have been made to facilitate the Puja in all jails, specially four central jails at Muzaffarpur, Patna, Bhagalpur and Buxar.

published on : 1st November 2019

Chhath Puja ghats construction row: AAP & BJP fight intensifies

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said AAP workers were trying to “vitiate the atmosphere” before Chhath Puja.

published on : 1st November 2019

Chhath puja: 22 ghats of river Ganga in Patna declared unsafe for offering prayers

Plying of boats in the Ganga has also been banned from October 30 to November 3 for the safety of devotees.

published on : 30th October 2019

'Curse may befall if you lie': Cops in Bihar made to sign 'pledge' to get Chhath leave

The matter came to light when images of the pro forma, many of these purportedly filled up and signed by junior rank police officials, went viral on the social media.

published on : 30th October 2019