Chhath festival

Prayers to setting sun marks Chhath festival in Bihar

Prayers to setting sun marks Chhath festival in Bihar

The festival of Chhath was celebrated with fervour across Bihar on Thursday.

Oct 26, 2017, 23:54 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
Not going to SP's Nov 5 function: Nitish Kumar

Not going to SP's Nov 5 function: Nitish Kumar

Confirming his party's stand, Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) President Nitish Kumar today said he is not going to Lucknow for the November 5 Samajwadi Party foundation day function.

Nov 02, 2016, 19:41 PM IST

Chhath festival concludes amid feasting, merriment

Braving early morning chill, hundreds of people living in different parts of the city converged on the banks of River Yamuna here on Wednesday to pay obeisance to the rising sun, as the four-day Chhath festival came to an end.

Nov 18, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

Two Chhath devotees killed in Motihari, another injured

 Two women Chhath devotees were killed and another injured as they were trapped under a tractor which overturned on NH-28 in Bihar's East Champaran district today, a police officer said.

Nov 18, 2015, 13:44 PM IST
Nitish to take oath after Chhath festival

Nitish to take oath after Chhath festival

Chhath is the most popular festival in Bihar.

Nov 09, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

Bihar celebrates Chhath with full fervour

All roads in the state led to the Ganga, Gandak, Kosi, Kamla, other smaller rivers, lakes and ponds, as lakhs of people travelled to the water bodies to offer Sandhya Arghya (Evening offerings) on the occasion of Chhath, a festival dedicated to the Sun God on Wednesday.

Oct 29, 2014, 23:41 PM IST

Watch: Chhath puja celebrations across India

Chhath, which is an ancient Indian festival solely dedicated to the God of Sun and Chhathi Maiya, is mainly celebrated and observed in Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern Uttar Pradesh.

Oct 29, 2014, 19:14 PM IST

Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi reviews preparations for Chhath festival

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday directed cleanliness and electricity supply at river embankments and related water bodies among various other measures for the two-day '?hhath' festival next week.

Oct 26, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Nitish greets people for Chhath festival

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greeted the people on Chhath festival that began on Saturday with `Nahay-Khaye` in Bihar and elsewhere.

Nov 17, 2012, 21:24 PM IST

Four-day Chhath festival begins

Chhath, the four-day festival of Bihar, began early Saturday amid tight security.

Nov 17, 2012, 12:33 PM IST

Chhath festival observed in Jharkhand

Lakhs of devotees across Jharkhand
on Tuesday paid obeisance to the setting Sun on the occasion of the
Chhath festival.

Nov 01, 2011, 19:14 PM IST

Bihar`s popular four day Chhath festival begins

The four day Chhath festival, one of the most popular and biggest in Bihar, began early Sunday.

Oct 31, 2011, 14:44 PM IST

Four-day Chhath festival begins in Bihar

Chhath, celebrated five days after Diwali, is dedicated
to the Sun God and is one of the most popular festivals of
Bihar.

Oct 30, 2011, 16:28 PM IST

Bihar`s popular Chhath festival begins

Chhath, celebrated six days after Diwali, is dedicated to the sun god.

Oct 30, 2011, 15:29 PM IST