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Tejashwi Yadav, Chirag Paswan to set off on stock-taking yatras in Bihar

While Tejashwi Yadav is expected to visit districts both in north and central Bihar in the first leg, Chirag Paswan is scheduled to visit most of the districts in the state including the Seemanchal belt.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is scheduled to being his yatra in mid-January after Makar Sankranti.(HT PHOTO)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is scheduled to being his yatra in mid-January after Makar Sankranti.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Jan 05, 2021 05:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByAnirban Guha Roy

‘Lord Murugan gave permission’: BJP launches vetrival yatra, defies AIADMK

BJP’s national general secretary CT Ravi and former national secretary H Raja, along with the national party’s state unit president L Murugan, are on their way from Chennai to Tiruttani temple in Tiruvallur district.
Clad fully in saffron and holding the spear, the party state president Murugan said that they will expose those who are against Hindu deities. (Photo @BJP4TamilNadu)
Clad fully in saffron and holding the spear, the party state president Murugan said that they will expose those who are against Hindu deities. (Photo @BJP4TamilNadu)
Published on Nov 06, 2020 02:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByDivya Chandrababu

Dhanush’s adorable picture with sons Linga and Yatra goes viral, see pic

A picture of Dhanush with his two sons, Yatra and Linga, has become immensely popular on social media. See it here.
Dhanush with his sons, Yatra and Linga.
Dhanush with his sons, Yatra and Linga.
Updated on Aug 24, 2020 04:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByKarthik Kumar

Yatra.com aims to become digital services platform

Outlining the company’s strategy going forward, Yatra.com co-founder and CEO Dhruv Shringi said there is a big opportunity for the company to rethink the path of its business, especially the corporate business.
On the consumer side, the over-the-air platform of Yatra.com would continue to operate as it is and the company will continue to strengthen its brand presence, Shringi said.(REUTERS)
On the consumer side, the over-the-air platform of Yatra.com would continue to operate as it is and the company will continue to strengthen its brand presence, Shringi said.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 28, 2020 04:17 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

In curtailed Amarnath yatra, no pilgrim above 55 years to be allowed

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced authorities to shorten the duration of the Amarnath yatra and restrict it to only route.
Amarnath yatra pilgrims heading for the cave shrine from Baltal in Kashmir last year.(File Photo/PTI)
Amarnath yatra pilgrims heading for the cave shrine from Baltal in Kashmir last year.(File Photo/PTI)
Published on Jun 06, 2020 03:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Yatra.com to provide free bus service for 3,500 UP migrants in Delhi, Gurugram

Starting May 22, the bus service will operate to multiple destinations in Uttar Pradesh, amidst nationwide lockdown triggered by the pandemic, Yatra.com said in a release.
Under the tie-up, the online travel firm is currently providing 150 buses, which will operate from different transit points in Delhi and Gurugram to various places in Uttar Pradesh over the next few days with plans to safely ferry over 3,500 migrant workers(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Under the tie-up, the online travel firm is currently providing 150 buses, which will operate from different transit points in Delhi and Gurugram to various places in Uttar Pradesh over the next few days with plans to safely ferry over 3,500 migrant workers(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Published on May 22, 2020 06:03 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

BalleBaazi and Yatra want to revolutionize the world of fantasy games

The two organisations have joined hands to build an enhanced gaming experience with exciting offers and prizes
As a part of this partnership, the players will get a chance to try their skills during Yatra Freeroll tournament that will be live in the 5th T20I between India & New Zealand
As a part of this partnership, the players will get a chance to try their skills during Yatra Freeroll tournament that will be live in the 5th T20I between India & New Zealand
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 05:56 PM IST
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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis apologises for Mahajanadesh yatra affecting peak-hour Pune traffic

Fadnavis, on Saturday, visited Pune as part of the third leg of his ‘Mahajanadesh yatra’. As the yatra visited various parts of city during peak hours in the evening, Pune traffic was severely affected with long jams in several places.
A day after Pune faced massive traffic chaos attributed to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers putting up billboards across the city to welcome the Mahajanadesh yatra, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed his regret over the turn of events.(Hindustan Times)
A day after Pune faced massive traffic chaos attributed to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers putting up billboards across the city to welcome the Mahajanadesh yatra, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed his regret over the turn of events.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 07:34 PM IST
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Pune | ByHT Correspondent

Travel industry hopeful of demand during festive season

Factors like India’s large migratory workforce heading back home to be with family for the festive season and people maximising home visit via an extended weekend with Gandhi Jayanti, followed by the Durga Puja/Navratri week and Dusshera promise lucrative days for travel sector.
The travel industry is hopeful that the trend of clubbing weekends and public and festival holidays will be catalysing travel in India.(Photo: Ajay Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times)
The travel industry is hopeful that the trend of clubbing weekends and public and festival holidays will be catalysing travel in India.(Photo: Ajay Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 08:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFaizan Haidar

‘Tis the (yatra) season: All 4 Maha parties on same path to woo voters

CM Fadnavis embarked on the second phase of his Mahajandesh Yatra from August 22. Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray will begin the third phase of his Jan Ashirwad Yatra from Tuesday and hold meetings in western Vidarbha. NCP began its second phase of Shiv Swarajya Yatra from August 19.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with state Ministers during the launch of Mahajanadesh Yatra (rally) at Mozri village in Amravati district of Maharashtra on Thursday, August 1, 2019.(Photo by Sunny Shende/ HT)
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with state Ministers during the launch of Mahajanadesh Yatra (rally) at Mozri village in Amravati district of Maharashtra on Thursday, August 1, 2019.(Photo by Sunny Shende/ HT)
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 04:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySurendra P Gangan

Kanwad Yatra can evolve, blend social, religious duties, says prominent seer

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.
Kanwad Yatra is in full swing nowadays .Devotees of Shiv from Jhunjhnu (Rajsthan) with Kanwad are passing through Rohtak Photo by Manoj Dhaka/HindustanTimes
Kanwad Yatra is in full swing nowadays .Devotees of Shiv from Jhunjhnu (Rajsthan) with Kanwad are passing through Rohtak Photo by Manoj Dhaka/HindustanTimes
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 11:25 PM IST
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Lucknow | ByManish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow

Tension prevails as Amarnath yatra ends early

With residents of Kashmir valley already on tenterhooks for the past week, the order set off a scramble for essentials.
Srinagar, India-August 02, 2019: People stand in a queue at a petrol pump after an advisory was issued by the state’s home department for the Amarnath pilgrims and tourists in Kashmir, in Srinagar, Friday, August 2, 2019. The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday asked Amarnath Yatris and tourists in Kashmir to “immediately” curtail their stay and leave the valley. The advisory, issued by the state’s home department, cited intelligence inputs about terror threats. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Srinagar, India-August 02, 2019: People stand in a queue at a petrol pump after an advisory was issued by the state’s home department for the Amarnath pilgrims and tourists in Kashmir, in Srinagar, Friday, August 2, 2019. The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday asked Amarnath Yatris and tourists in Kashmir to “immediately” curtail their stay and leave the valley. The advisory, issued by the state’s home department, cited intelligence inputs about terror threats. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 12:19 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan

Amit Shah performs aarti at Jagannath temple, kick-starts rath yatra

Amit Shah, who continues as the national Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President, was on his first visit to home state Gujarat after being inducted in the Union Council of Ministers.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, along with his wife Sonal Shah, performed the ‘Mangala Aarti’ on Thursday morning at the historic Jagannath Temple here, to kick-start the annual Gujarat Jagannath Rath Yatra that coincides with the Puri festival.(PTI)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, along with his wife Sonal Shah, performed the ‘Mangala Aarti’ on Thursday morning at the historic Jagannath Temple here, to kick-start the annual Gujarat Jagannath Rath Yatra that coincides with the Puri festival.(PTI)
Published on Jul 04, 2019 12:00 PM IST
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Ahmedabad | ByIndo Asian News Service

Amarnath yatra begins amid tight security; over 8,000 pilgrims pay obeisance at cave shrine on day 1

Governor Satya Pal Malik participated in the ‘Pratham Pooja’ (first prayer) inside the 3880-metre high cave shrine and prayed for peace in the state, they said.
The spokesperson said the yatra was flagged off at Pahalgam and Baltal base camps by the officials of the respective district administrations.(PTI File Photo)
The spokesperson said the yatra was flagged off at Pahalgam and Baltal base camps by the officials of the respective district administrations.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jul 01, 2019 08:55 PM IST
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Srinagar/Jammu | ByPress Trust of India

Amarnath yatra begins today under multi-tiered security

Five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in a militant attack along the main route to Pahalgam on June 12.
Officials said over 1.5 lakh pilgrims from across the country have registered for the 46-day pilgrimage. The pilgrims trek 32 km to reach the shrine from Pahalgam. The route to the shrine from Baltal is just 14-km-long.(HT Photo)
Officials said over 1.5 lakh pilgrims from across the country have registered for the 46-day pilgrimage. The pilgrims trek 32 km to reach the shrine from Pahalgam. The route to the shrine from Baltal is just 14-km-long.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 01, 2019 07:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu/Srinagar | ByHT Correspondents

In a first, Amarnath pilgrims to be tagged for a safe trek

Besides tags and personal trackers, nearly 320 companies of the paramilitary force — each company comprising about 100 policemen — are being deployed to secure the Yatra.
Pilgrims on their way to Amarnath cave near Dhumal, 120km northeast of Srinagar.(HT File Photo)
Pilgrims on their way to Amarnath cave near Dhumal, 120km northeast of Srinagar.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 08:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySudhi Ranjan Sen

Yatra movie review: Mammootty’s political drama is worth rooting for in spite of flaws

Yatra movie review: Mammootty’s docudrama is at its best when it focuses on the padayatra, devoid of any major twists and turns that usually leave you in awe. Rating: 3/5.
Yatra movie review: Mammootty makes a grand return to Telugu cinema with Yatra after two decades.
Yatra movie review: Mammootty makes a grand return to Telugu cinema with Yatra after two decades.
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 04:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByKarthik Kumar

Bengal BJP to increase number of ‘raths’ in truncated yatra

Party leaders are now ready to settle for a fortnight-long programme.
File picture of the bus that was scheduled to be flagged off by the Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah from Cooch Behar on December 7.(HT Photo)
File picture of the bus that was scheduled to be flagged off by the Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah from Cooch Behar on December 7.(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 04, 2019 09:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | BySnigdhendu Bhattacharya, Kolkata

Bengal rules out rath yatra but may allow public meetings, fuming BJP to discuss legal options

The government’s decision came eight days after a Calcutta high court division bench directed the government to sit with a team of BJP leaders and discuss the Ganatantra Bachao Yatra (rally to save democracy) that was originally scheduled to start on December 7.
Empty chairs seen at a piece of agricultural land besides NH-31 at Jhinaidanga, decked up for Bharatiya Janata Party’s rath yatra, in Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India, on Friday, December 07, 2018. The Calcutta High Court on Thursday denied permission to Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) to hold a rath yatra, which was to be flagged off by party president Amit Shah from Cooch Behar on Friday. (File Photo)(HT File Photo)
Empty chairs seen at a piece of agricultural land besides NH-31 at Jhinaidanga, decked up for Bharatiya Janata Party’s rath yatra, in Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India, on Friday, December 07, 2018. The Calcutta High Court on Thursday denied permission to Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) to hold a rath yatra, which was to be flagged off by party president Amit Shah from Cooch Behar on Friday. (File Photo)(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 15, 2018 11:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | BySnigdhendu Bhattacharya

Shivraj Singh Chouhan to take out ‘Abhar’ yatra

Ruling out his new role at the Centre after the BJP’s defeat in the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, officiating chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan confirmed that he would take out an ‘Abhar yatra’ (a rally to express his gratitude to the people for their support).
Shivraj Singh Chouhan.(PTI File Photo)
Shivraj Singh Chouhan.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 10:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByHT Correspondent

Red flag for Amit Shah’s Bengal rath yatra from court, upset BJP to appeal

The Calcutta High Court ordered that the BJP’s West Bengal rath yatra cannot take place till the next date of hearing, January 9, when it would consider reports from the 24 districts through which the rally was to pass.
BJP President Amit Shah waves at supporters at an election roadshow .(PTI file photo)
BJP President Amit Shah waves at supporters at an election roadshow .(PTI file photo)
Updated on Dec 06, 2018 06:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

In December-January politics in Bengal will revolve around BJP’s rath yatra

BJP’s opponents have lined up programmes to counter what has been dubbed as the most spectacular political programme of the saffron camp in Bengal.
One of the three air-conditioned buses decorated with political messages and fitted with hydraulic lifts. These will start from three corners of Bengal and travel through all of 294 Assembly segments.(Photo: Courtesy Bengal BJP)
One of the three air-conditioned buses decorated with political messages and fitted with hydraulic lifts. These will start from three corners of Bengal and travel through all of 294 Assembly segments.(Photo: Courtesy Bengal BJP)
Published on Dec 04, 2018 04:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | BySnigdhendu Bhattacharya, Kolkata

Bengal BJP leaders write to ECI seeking poll panel’s help to organise rath yatra in the state

The two-page letter written on November 9 alleges there is no space for engaging in political activities for the Bharatiya Janata Party in West Bengal.
They will move court if the state government does not give them permission to organise the rath yatra, convenor of election management committee for the Lok Sabha polls, Mukul Roy, said earlier.(PTI)
They will move court if the state government does not give them permission to organise the rath yatra, convenor of election management committee for the Lok Sabha polls, Mukul Roy, said earlier.(PTI)
Published on Nov 13, 2018 10:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Kolkata

Anyone resisting rath yatra in Bengal will be crushed under wheels: BJP women’s chief

The rally of three raths that has been labelled ‘Ganatantra Bachao Yatra’ is so far the most high-profile political programme by the BJP in Bengal. Three modified buses are supposed to start from Cooch Behar, Tarapith and Gangasagar in the first week of December.
Bengal BJP women’s wing chief Locket Chatterjee said Amit Shah, Yogi Adityanath and Sarbananda Sonwalkar will launch the three rath yatras.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Bengal BJP women’s wing chief Locket Chatterjee said Amit Shah, Yogi Adityanath and Sarbananda Sonwalkar will launch the three rath yatras.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 11, 2018 04:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

Deposit public money spent on Gaurav Yatra in Rajasthan treasury, Congress tells BJP

The Vasundhara Raje government maintains that no public funds have been misused.
Rajasthan Pradesh Congress president Sachin Pilot addresses a press conference in Jaipur on Friday.(PTI photo)
Rajasthan Pradesh Congress president Sachin Pilot addresses a press conference in Jaipur on Friday.(PTI photo)
Updated on Sep 06, 2018 12:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

Raje’s poll yatra chariot set to roll on Saturday

The chief minister will be touring 165 of 200 assembly constituencies covering a stretch of more than 6,000 km.
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje performs puja of the rath (bus) that will be used for 'Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra' at CM House on Friday.(Prabhakar Sharma/HT PHOTO)
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje performs puja of the rath (bus) that will be used for 'Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra' at CM House on Friday.(Prabhakar Sharma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 03, 2018 10:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

No state BJP president, ministers’ yatra hits roadblock in Rajasthan

No schedule or detail of the tours have been chalked out yet.
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje at Chauth ka Barwara in Sawai Madhopur.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje at Chauth ka Barwara in Sawai Madhopur.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 09:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByUrvashi Dev Rawal

Process to open Kedarnath portals begin as Kedar Baba’s Utsav Doli starts for shrine

The Army band received the palanquin outside the temple amid chanting of vedic mantras and playing of traditional tunes.
Utsav Doli of Kedar Baba begins its journey to Kedarnath from Omkareshwar temple at Ukhimath in Rudraprayag district on Thursday.(Rajiv Kala/HT PHOTO)
Utsav Doli of Kedar Baba begins its journey to Kedarnath from Omkareshwar temple at Ukhimath in Rudraprayag district on Thursday.(Rajiv Kala/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 26, 2018 09:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Rudraprayag | ByArvind Moudgil
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