Chhath

  • Watch: Rabri Devi performs Chhath Puja in Patna without Lalu Prasad 09-11-2013 11:39 AM

    RJD leader Rabri Devi made her puja offerings in Patna without her husband and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav who is serving a 5-year jail term. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 08-11-2013 11:48 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Delhi Elections: Parties go all out to woo Bihar, UP migrants 08-11-2013 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: The bustling metropolis of Delhi has been ever expanding with the influx of migrants, who come from all across the country - to work or study here. Around 47 per cent of the city's migrants come from Uttar Pradesh and over 31 per cent from Bihar. Migrants from...
  • Ramvilas Paswan visits Rabri's house on Chhath 08-11-2013 12:25 AM

    Sharing camaraderie, Lok Janshakti Party president Ramvilas Paswan on Thursday visited house of RJD leader Rabri Devi to exchange greetings on Chhath Puja. Accompanied by his son and LJP Parliamentary Board chief Chirag Paswan and younger brother Ramchandra Paswan, the party chief arrived at Rabri Devi's 10 Circular Road residence...
  • Bihar govt to provide free electricity for devotees during Chhath 07-11-2013 03:50 PM

    Bihar government on Thursday announced to provide electricity free of cost in public areas during 'Chhath Puja', the most important festival in the state. The decision to supply free electricity for Chhath Puja by the power utility service has been taken as part of its corporate social responsibility, HR Panday,...
  • Chhath begins as millions take a holy dip amid tight security 06-11-2013 03:11 PM

    Millions of devotees, particularly women, took a holy dip in rivers, ponds and other water bodies in Bihar on Wednesday as the four-day Chhath festival began amidst tight security. "Chhath formally began with age-old 'nahai-khai', a ritualistic bath before preparing a traditional meal of boiled rice and pumpkin," said devotee...
  • Lalu's absence in Chhath saddens Rabri 05-11-2013 05:17 PM

    Saddened by the absence of Lalu Prasad, former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Tuesday started preparation for Chhath festival and said she would miss her husband on this pious occasion. "His absence will be felt on this pious occasion of Chhath," Rabri Devi told reporters at her 10 Circular...
  • Nitish Kumar takes extra precaution after Patna blasts, supervises arrangements for Chhath 05-11-2013 08:49 AM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday supervised arrangements for Chhath festival and directed officials to ensure safety and cleanliness of ghats for the devotees. Chhath was marred last year by the stampede at Adalat ghat in Patna in which about 60 people were killed. Kumar, who was on a...
  • Chhath stampede: Two cases filed against Bihar CM 23-11-2012 02:46 AM

    Patna: Two cases have been filed in separate courts in Patna against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in connection with the stampede on Chhath festival that claimed 17 lives. While the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Patna, has fixed hearing in a case on November 26, the court of First...
  • Patna stampede: Nitish govt faces tough questions 20-11-2012 09:08 PM

    Patna: In the Patna Chhath Puja tragedy, fingers are now being pointed officials responsible for building the make shift bamboo bridge along river. Year after year, the people responsible for the arrangements have gotten away with last minute arrangements. The cries of the family members are heart-rending. Bablu lost his...
  • Shatrughan Sinha mourns Chhath tragedy 20-11-2012 06:36 PM

    Patna: Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has expressed deep shock at the stampede tragedy during Chhath festival here which left 17 people dead and demanded stringent punishment for those found guilty in the incident. "I am deeply shocked at the tragedy here last evening in which 17 Chhath pilgrims, mostly women and...
  • Patna stampede: Keys missing, family awaits body 20-11-2012 01:49 PM

    Patna: There is no end to the misery of one of the families of the Patna stampede victims after hospital authorities refused to hand over the body a four-year-old boy to his family saying it has lost the keys to the morgue. Despite the crisis hospital staff was not present...
  • Bihar Chhath stampede: Inadequate arrangements made? 20-11-2012 09:02 AM

    At least 17 people were killed in Patna on Monday at a stampede during the Chhath Puja festivities. The incident took place after a makeshift bamboo bridge collapsed, forcing devotees into a narrow lane. ...
  • Patna: 17 dead in Chhath stampede, Oppn questions govt 20-11-2012 07:48 AM

    Patna: The Bihar government has ordered a high-level inquiry into the tragic deaths of 17 people during a stampede at the Adalat Ganj ghat in Patna that occurred as people thronged the place to celebrate the Chhath festival on Monday. Eyewitnesses had claimed that there was no assistance from the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-11-2012 11:55 PM

    Stampede at Chhath ghat after bridge collapses in Patna, 20 feared dead. Mumbai DGP orders probe into girls' arrest over anti-Thackeray Facebook post. ...
  • Stampede at Chhath ghat in Patna, 20 feared dead 19-11-2012 07:39 PM

    Patna: In a tragic incident in Bihar, a stampede took place at a ghat the Adalat Ganj area in Patna during the Chhath festival on Monday. At least 20 people were feared dead while several others got injured during the stampede. The injured were rushed to the Patna Medical College...
  • Muslim convict observes Chhath in Bihar jail 19-11-2012 06:35 PM

    Patna: A Muslim convict serving out a life term in Bihar's Bhagalpur Central Jail is observing a fast and performing other rituals of Chhath, the most popular Hindu festival of Bihar, jail officials said on Monday. Mohammad Ghuri, who was convicted for murder and has been lodged in the Bhagalpur...
  • Congress leader to perform Chhath puja for Mumbaikars 24-10-2009 03:23 PM

    Hinting to MNS, the leader said they might create problems during puja. ...
  • Biharis celebrate Chhath Puja across India 04-11-2008 06:42 PM

    Chhath Puja is the most celebrated festival in Bihar. ...
  • Non-bailable warrant against Raj for Chhath Puja remarks 11-07-2008 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: Prolific Indian middle order batsman Virat Kohli reckons that it will be absolutely fair if India take advantage of home conditions and make the visiting English side play on rank turners during their upcoming tour. Why not? We were given flattest of tracks during practice matches in England...
  • PIL filed to stop Chhath Puja in Mumbai 03-06-2008 04:56 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Afghanistan pulled off an upset at the Kinrara Academy Oval on Tuesday, overhauling Bangladesh's total by seven wickets in a Duckworth-Lewis win that took them into the semi-finals of the Under-19 Asia Cup. The victory put Afghanistan second in Group B, setting up a semi-final clash against Pakistan...
  • Bihar Governor takes a broom, cleans Patna roads 16-05-2008 12:24 PM

    Hello and welcome to DRS. My personal video blog, which gives me an opportunity to talk cricketing matters with the visitors of Cricketnext.com and IBNLive.com. This week let's talk about something that seems to be agitating a lot of us: Sachin Tendulkar's decision to accept the nomination to the Rajya...
  • Uma dares Raj Thackeray to stop Chhath in Mumbai 02-03-2008 02:34 AM

    Chennai: New South Wales batsman Phil Hughes just returned from Sri Lanka after hitting a century for Australia in a Test but does not feel it will be too difficult to shift gears to T20 cricket when his side take on Cape Cobra in Champions League Twenty20 here on Saturday....
  • Thackeray dares Lalu to hold Chhath Puja in Chennai 21-02-2008 03:57 PM

    Mumbai: Team India's recent drubbing in England has raised a lot of questions about selection policies and suddenly Krishnamachari Srikkanth-led panel which was all but sure to get an year's extension will come under scanner during board's AGM on September 19 and 20. "It would be decided at the AGM,"...
  • Bihar CM calls Raj Thackeray a 'devil' 04-02-2008 01:07 AM

    Johannesburg: South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has summoned the country's Cricket Board officials to discuss the latest row over huge bonuses paid to CEO Gerald Majola and two other top CSA officials. Chief financial officer Naasei Appiah and Brand and Corporate Communications Manager Kass Naidoo are also under the...