In poll year, MP CM Chouhan launches free pilgrimage by air for elderly people

After the pilgrimage at Prayagraj, the pilgrims will return to Bhopal by Monday evening.

published on : 22nd May 2023

Fake pilgrimage tour operator dupes 60 women, 1 arrested from Haryana

The start date was scheduled to be on February 17 and they had to board the luxury bus under a flyover near Shahadara Metro Station.

published on : 27th March 2023

Man threatens woman with morphed pics, arrested in city

Police said the man who works in a private company often goes on pilgrimage trips organised by a temple committee. 

published on : 11th March 2023

Church in Kochi that ‘stunned’ Shaktan Thampuran, Tipu Sultan

According to legends, St Thomas, who arrived in India in 52 AD, propagated Christianity and founded seven churches in Kerala.

published on : 21st January 2023

Pilgrimage season ends, hill shrine to be closed today

Devotees will not be allowed for darshan in the morning.

published on : 20th January 2023

Centre, Jharkhand govt wont convert Sammed Shikharji into tourism hub, says NCM chief 

Sammed Shikharji, located on Parasnath Hill in the Giridih district of Jharkhand, is the biggest pilgrimage centre of the Jain community.

published on : 18th January 2023

Mamata says no help from Centre for Gangasagar Mela

‘Centre gives funds to Kumbh Mela, but not a penny to Bengal’s event’

published on : 5th January 2023

Shop in Kerala vandalised after owner praises film about Sabarimala pilgrimage

A local leader of the CPI, Pragilesh charged that some persons had threatened via social media to attack the shop after he praised the film 'Malikappuram'.

published on : 4th January 2023

Guru’s ideals checked communalism in state, says minister Balagopal

“Guru is not just a religious saint. His ideals have a world view. The Daivadasakam is a paragon,” said Balagopal. State Congress president K Sudhakaran presided over the function.

published on : 2nd January 2023

HC imposes complete ban on plastic in Sabarimala

The court issued the order on a report filed by Sabarimala special commissioner on the action needed to prevent the use of plastic.

published on : 24th July 2018

High chances of getting stranded due to bad weather: MEA Advisory to Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims

The advisory comes in the wake of the recent inclement weather along the Nepalganj-Simikot-Hilsa route of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Nepal, and the stranding of pilgrims for over a week.

published on : 5th July 2018

Saudi Arabia has agreed on India's plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea route: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Naqvi said that sending pilgrims through ships would help cut down travel expenses significantly and added that it would be a "revolutionary, pro-poor, pilgrim-friendly decision".

published on : 8th January 2018

Move to allow women to go for Haj sans Mehram giving positive results: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The application process for Haj 2018 started on November 15 and more than 1,000 women have applied under the category.

published on : 14th December 2017

No more Haj subsidy, focus now on minority education

Haj subsidy is set to be scr­a­p­p­ed from 2018 with the Centre de­ciding to go ahead with the re­commendation for its immediate abolition by a special committee set up in January this year.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Not one, two groups attacked Amarnath yatris: Report

State govt claims bus was attacked from front and right by two different groups; CRPF denies lapse in security; PoK-based LeT terrorist Abu Ismail prime suspect.

published on : 12th July 2017

India affects Buddhist calm in the face Beijing’s rhetoric

Despite dark mutterings from across the disputed border, New Delhi decides to treat Chinese investment proposals with a “great deal of maturity”.

published on : 5th July 2017

Amarnath Yatra begins today; intelligence warns of attack

The government has mobilised a heavy security blanket of over 35,000 to 40,000 troops including the police, Army and BSF.

published on : 28th June 2017