Lord Shiva

  • Tiger Shroff: Yes, I am a devotee of Lord Shiva May 7, 2014

    Newcomer Tiger Shroff is soon going to thrill the audiences with his action stunts in "Heropanti". The wellbuilt young actor attributes his physique to his faith in Lord Shiva. Tiger has reportedly shown interest in learning more about the deity and before any auspicious event in his life, the son of...
  • Mohit Raina credits 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev' for his success December 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Small screen actor Mohit Raina credits mythological show 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev' for the fame he got. He portrays Lord Shiva in the hit show on the telly. The show, which is about Lord Shiva's life, first went on air Dec 18, 2011, on Life OK and completed two successful...
  • First edition of Banaras Utsav begins October 24, 2013

    Varanasi: Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday inaugurated the first edition of the Banaras Utsav - a four-day cultural and art festival. Accompanied by singing exponents Rajan and Sajan Mishra, the inaugural session was followed by one on the mysticism of Lord Shiva in literature by author Amish Tripathi along with...
  • Rajasthan: 5 of a family commit suicide to meet god March 29, 2013

    Jaipur: Superstition and blind faith can prove to be fatal. A family of five people in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan consumed poison and died in the belief that they would meet god. The family of a photographer Kanchan Singh residing in Gangapur city consumed cyanide laced laddoos on...
  • UP: 2 killed in a stampede during Shiv Ratri puja March 10, 2013

    Barabanki: At least two persons on Sunday were killed and 12 injured in a stampede at a Shiva temple where thousands of devotees had lined up to pay obeisance on the occasion of Shivratri. The incident occurred in the wee hours at Lodeshwar Mahadev Temple when the barricades collapsed due to...
  • Agnivesh manhandled for remarks against Hindu god Shiva December 1, 2012

    Bhopal: Social worker Swami Agnivesh was on Friday manhandled by activists of a local organisation in Bhopal for his alleged derogatory remarks against the Hindu god Shiva. The incident took place after a programme to launch the Maila Mukti Yatra in which Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj...
  • Amarnath Yatra: Post offices to register pilgrims May 7, 2012

    Srinagar: The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) on Monday said 100 post offices across the country would register devotees for the annual pilgrimage this year. The post offices are located in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Bihar and Gujarat, an SASB spokesman said. The list of all the 100 post...
  • Amarnath Yatra: pilgrimage registration begins May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) started the registration for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine devoted to Lord Shiva on Monday. The annual pilgrimage is scheduled to start on June 25, but the registration process across the country started much earlier to enable the state administration...
  • Amarnath yatra suspended due to landslides July 3, 2011

    Srinagar: The Amarnath yatra was on Sunday suspended from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes following landslides triggered by heavy rains, officials said. "The pilgrims were not allowed from either Pahalgam or Baltal route today due to landslides triggered by rainfall during the night," an official at the yatra control room said. He...
  • 14-foot long Lingam formed at Amarnath May 30, 2009

    Srinagar: There is a good news for the Lord Shiva devotees this year. Though the Amarnath yatra has been pushed to mid June because of the heavy snowfall, but when the yatra will commence the devotees will get to see the 14 foot Lingam at the holy site. After last...
  • Monsoon wedding for Orissa Gods June 25, 2007

    Sambhalpur: Rains are a cause of worry for people in many parts of India, but in Sambhalpur in Orissa it is the time of the year when Gods come down to the earth to tie the knot amidst fireworks, music and lots of dancing. The five-day long festival ‘Shital Shasthi’...