Chhath Puja

PM Narendra Modi talks Chhath Puja, says it helps to prevent diseases

PM Narendra Modi talks Chhath Puja, says it helps to prevent diseases

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday talked about the benefits of Chhath Puja, saying it helped to prevent diseases.

Oct 29, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
14 drown while offering prayers during Chhath in Bihar

14 drown while offering prayers during Chhath in Bihar

At least fourteen people drowned on Friday while offering prayers during the Chhath festival in Bihar.

Oct 27, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
The politics over Chhath puja

The politics over Chhath puja

Chhath puja, historically dedicated to Lord Surya and his wife Usha, is now part of political agendas.

Oct 26, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
Rabri Devi prepares for Chhath puja, Tejashwi Yadav shares pics on Twitter

Rabri Devi prepares for Chhath puja, Tejashwi Yadav shares pics on Twitter

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav took to Twitter and posted pictures of the ongoing celebrations at Lalu's residence.

Oct 26, 2017, 08:41 AM IST
Chhath Puja 2017: Here’s how you can celebrate this festival

Chhath Puja 2017: Here’s how you can celebrate this festival

Dressed in their best fineries and with vermilion adorning their face – right from the middle of their hair-parting to the tip of their nose, women offer prayers to the Sun God.

Oct 26, 2017, 08:31 AM IST
Chhath Puja celebrations in Bihar and Jharkhand - In Pics

Chhath Puja celebrations in Bihar and Jharkhand - In Pics

The four-day Chhath festival began on October 24 and will end on October 27.

Oct 25, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi greet people on Chhath Puja

PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi greet people on Chhath Puja

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday greeted people on the occasion of `Chhath Puja`, a festival celebrated in parts of the country on the sixth day after Diwali.

Oct 25, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Chhath puja Kharna today, devotees to begin 36-hour fast

Chhath puja Kharna today, devotees to begin 36-hour fast

Kharna begins with the devotees preparing Thekuas and Khajoors since early morning.

Oct 25, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
Chhath Puja: Delhi HC bars use of stage, loudspeaker, asks police to maintain law and order

Chhath Puja: Delhi HC bars use of stage, loudspeaker, asks police to maintain law and order

 Chhath festival began on October 24 and will end on October 27.

Oct 24, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
No leave for cops in Jharkhand during 4-day Chhath Puja celebrations

No leave for cops in Jharkhand during 4-day Chhath Puja celebrations

While the state governments in Bihar and Delhi have made elaborate arrangements for devotees during the Chhath puja, the BJP government in Jharkhand has cancelled the leaves of policemen and asked them to report on duty.  

Oct 24, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
Chhath Puja: Muslim women clean roads leading to Ganga ghats in Patna

Chhath Puja: Muslim women clean roads leading to Ganga ghats in Patna

Ahead of Chhath puja, several Muslim women on Monday evening gathered together to help with the preparations. The women cleaned the roads leading to the ghats near River Ganga. 

Oct 24, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Tejashwi Yadav, Sushil Kumar Modi in Twitter war over Chhath puja

Tejashwi Yadav, Sushil Kumar Modi in Twitter war over Chhath puja

A Twitter war has erupted between Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over

Oct 24, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
Chhath Puja 2017: Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

Chhath Puja 2017: Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

Chhath Puja has been historically dedicated to Lord Surya and his wife Usha. The devotees thank the lord and his wife for supporting life on earth and seek their protection and blessings. The festival is native to Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern Uttar Pradesh and is also celebrated in Nepal.

Oct 22, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Chhath Puja: Now get Ghaat location on mobile with this app

Chhath Puja: Now get Ghaat location on mobile with this app

The Patna administration has launched a mobile application to help devotees during Chhath Puja. Though it’s not a new app, it is certainly an upgraded one with helplines and GPS services.

Oct 22, 2017, 10:07 AM IST
Over 600 Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in US

Over 600 Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in US

Over 600 Indian-Americans gathered on the banks of the historic Potomac River in the suburbs here to celebrate the festival of Chhath, making it the largest gathering in the last nine years.

Nov 07, 2016, 15:23 PM IST

Tragic: Three children, three women dead during Chhath Puja rituals in Bihar

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Nov 07, 2016, 13:22 PM IST
Five children drown during Chhath Puja celebrations in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

Five children drown during Chhath Puja celebrations in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

In a tragic incident, at least five children drowned during Chhath Puja celebrations in Muzaffarpur district in Bihar. 

Nov 07, 2016, 09:23 AM IST
Chhath Puja: Lakhs of people throng ghats in Bihar, offer prayers to Sun God

Chhath Puja: Lakhs of people throng ghats in Bihar, offer prayers to Sun God

Lakhs of devotees today offered prayers to the Sun on the ghats of the Ganga and other rivers and water bodies across Bihar on the occasion of Chhath.

Nov 06, 2016, 19:19 PM IST
Chhath Puja 2016: Devotees to pay oblations to setting sun today

Chhath Puja 2016: Devotees to pay oblations to setting sun today

Chhath Puja, the festival dedicated to the Sun God for supporting life on earth and ensuring prosperity and happiness in life, is being celebrated in several states, especially in Bihar today.

Nov 06, 2016, 11:26 AM IST
Chhath Puja 2016: Sunrise and sunset timings

Chhath Puja 2016: Sunrise and sunset timings

Since Chhath Puja revolves around the Sun God, sunrise and sunset timings are very important.

Nov 04, 2016, 11:45 AM IST