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Will organise Poorvanchali fest if voted to power: BJP

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 00:55

Delhi BJP on Wednesday announced that if voted to power, it will organise a `Poorvanchal Mahotsav` to coincide with `Chhath Puja` here.

BJP urges Lt Governor to ensure safety at water bodies for Chhath

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 20:27

BJP on Monday urged Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to direct the city government to make necessary safety arrangements at water bodies and, especially, the ghats along Yamuna river for Chhath Puja to avoid a repeat of a tragedy as was witnessed for Ganesh Chaturthi immersions.

I bow before Bihar`s determination: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 17:24

Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday met the family members of Patna serial blast victims and thanked the people of Bihar for maintaining peace.

Maha says no to `chhath puja` at Juhu beach; HC to take call

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 20:03

Maharashtra government has informed the Bombay High Court that it had refused permission to a cultural organisation to use Juhu beach here for organising "chhath" celebrations.

Chhath stampede due to rumours: Bihar govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 17:16

Ruling out administrative lapse behind the stampede during Chhath which claimed 18 lives, Bihar government said it was triggered by rumours and hinted at a conspiracy.

Shotgun`s actress wife Poonam performs Chhath

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 15:17

With actor-politician husband Shatrughan Sinha still recuperating from a major heart surgery, his actress wife Poonam Sinha performed Chhath for the well being of the family and the people.

Chhath Puja: BJP, Cong leaders visit Chhat Ghats to woo Poorvanchalis

Last Updated: Monday, November 19, 2012, 21:06

BJP and Congress leaders including CM Sheila Dikshit and her ministerial colleagues joined Chhath puja celebrations and visited various ghats in an effort to woo around 40 lakh Poorvanchali people.

At least 14 killed in stampede in Patna during Chhath puja

Last Updated: Monday, November 19, 2012, 19:55

In a tragic incident, at least 14 people are reported to have died when a makeshift bridge collapsed during the Chhath festivities in Patna.

Manoj Bajpayee wishes Happy Chhath Puja to all!

Last Updated: Monday, November 19, 2012, 16:26

As India celebrates the festival of Chhath today to mark the end of Diwali festivities, Bollywood too has joined the celebrations with much enthusiasm!

Nitish Kumar wishes people on Chhath

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 13:56

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has greeted people across India on the auspicious occasion of Chhath Puja, a major festival primarily celebrated in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh

Ghats spruced up for Chhath Puja in Bihar

Last Updated: Monday, October 31, 2011, 15:18

The four-day Chhath festival began in Bihar yesterday with lakhs of devotees taking holy dip in ponds and rivers.

Four-day Chhath festival begins in Bihar

Last Updated: Sunday, October 30, 2011, 16:28

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