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Lakhs take holy dip on Basant Panchmi

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 21:03

Lakhs of devotees took a holy dip at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical river Saraswati here today on the auspicious occasion of `Basant Panchmi`.

Devout Hindus celebrate Basant Panchmi in Allahabad

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 14:21

Thousands of devout Hindus took a holy bath and dip in the sacred waters of `Sangam`, the confluence of River Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, on Tuesday in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, on the occasion of Basant Panchmi, a festival that marks the onset of spring.

Senior IPS officer drives to Sangam in car despite HC order

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 18:41

Deputy Inspector General of Police of Lucknow Navneet Sikera, reached Sangam in his car despite High Court ruling that no vehicles be allowed to ply in the Kumbh Mela area on main bathing days.

Tight security in Dhar ahead of Basant Panchmi festival

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 23:09

The Dhar town has virtually turned into a fortress with deploying of over 5,000 policemen ahead of Basant Panchmi festival celebration on February 14-15 at the disputed Bhojshala-Kamaal Moula Mosque site.

`Allow Hindus to pray at Bhojshala on Friday Basant Panchmi`

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 13:02

As per an ASI arrangement, Hindus perform puja in the premises every Tuesday, while Muslims offer Namaz on Fridays.

Bhojshala festival passes off peacefully

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 19:28

The Basant Panchmi festival at Bhojshala here passed off peacefully on Saturday.

Hindu outfit seeks to revive Bhojshala controversy

Last Updated: Friday, January 27, 2012, 13:42

The ban imposed by Dhar district administration, a right wing organisation is seeking to revive the issue of Bhojshala by taking out a Palki Yatra.