By Debabrata Mohanty | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 09:28 PM IST
A law department official said the draft Act would be discussed on Tuesday before being brought in as a Bill in the winter session of the Assembly next month.
By Debabrata Mohanty| Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2020 06:56 AM IST
Kanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage as Shiva devotees walk to the River Ganga at different places such as Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri. They carry the holy water back to the local Shiva shrines in their areas.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Haridwar
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 07:51 PM IST
After the leopard was declared “man-eater”, shooters Dr Prashant and Zaheer Bakshi were called from Dehradun to trace the leopard. They arrived on Saturday evening.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2019 07:39 PM IST
DIG (Bareilly range) Rajesh Pandey said the incident occurred when a group 20 Kanwarias from a Badaun village were returning from Haridwar on a tractor-trolley to perform ‘jalabhishek’ (pouring holy water) at a local Shiva temple on the last Monday of Sawan around 11 am.
By Manish Chandra Pandey | Lucknow, Lucknow
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 11:25 PM IST
Some Hindu religious leaders want that from next year the Kanwad Yatra should also associate with social causes like ensuring the numerous routes they undertake stay clean, saying no to plastics and giving the message of water conservation.
By HT Correspondent | Ghaziabad
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 11:15 AM IST
The district witnessed a heavy rush of kanawariyas, especially dak kanwars, on Monday which is the second last day of the kanwar yatra.
By Indo Asian News Service | Varanasi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 12:07 PM IST
The girls, residents of Rohaniya, reached a Shiva temple on Wednesday and asked the priest to perform their marriage. The priest refused but the girls kept sitting inside the temple till he relented.
By Vikram Gopal | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 10:22 PM IST
Addressing a function, organised by the Hindu Jagrana Vedike,in Karnataka’s Kodaugu district, Hegde also claimed that history had been distorted to claim that the Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, and instead it was a Shiva temple called Tejo Mahalaya.
By Aditya Vikram | Hindustan times
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 11:27 AM IST
Whether you live in Delhi or visit often, here’s a gem of a city with treasures waiting to be discovered.
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2018 02:52 PM IST
Under the framework of a bilateral protocol on visits to religious shrines, Sikh and Hindu pilgrims from India visit Pakistan every year. Pakistani pilgrims also visit India every year under the protocol.
By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Erode (TN)
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2018 08:29 PM IST
The two, in their 20s, had gone to a Shiva temple, located in the middle of Cauvery river. They were taking a bath when they noticed the dog being washed away and rushed to rescue it, police said.