Ensure devotees' safety during Puri temple mega ritual

Orissa High Court has asked the state government to make proper and foolproof arrangements for every devotee to pay obeisance to the deities at Jagannath Temple in Puri during Nabakalebar festival next year.

Royal scions continue duty on Rath Yatra in Ganjam

They have lost their estates, some of them palaces too, but at least once a year on the day of Rath Yatra they perform a royal duty.

Thousands witness Lord Jagannath`s Rath Yatra in Cuttack

Braving sultry climate, thousands of devotees on Sunday observed Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath at several places of the Millennium city in Cuttack.

Leaders celebrate Rath Yatra offering prayers to Lord Jagannath

The chariot festival was celebrated by political leaders in various parts of the country during the pious occasion offering their prayers to the deities.

Rajnath Singh visits Jagannath Temple

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the Jagannath Temple and offered prayers.

Orissa HC seeks probe panel report on Puri temple stampede

Orissa HC asked the state government to submit the report of the Justice P K Mohanty Commission of Enquiry, which was set up to probe the November 2006 stampede in the Jagannath temple at Puri.

Odisha mum on Puri seer`s proposal of banning chariot-climbing

Odisha government remained silent on its decision to ban devotees` climbing on the chariot and touching Lord Jagannath`s idol during the Rath Yatra.

Puri Rath yatra: Temple to ban chariot-climbing, touching idol

Ahead of the ensuing annual Rath Yatra festival, the Jagannath Temple managing committee on Monday asked the Odisha government to stop the practice of devotees climbing atop chariots and touching the Lord.

Miscreants loot ornaments from temple in Odisha

Unidentified armed miscreants looted silver and gold ornaments from the store room of the famous Jagannath temple at Gosaninuagon in Berhampur.

Pilgrim robbed inside Jagannath Temple

A pilgrim from Maharashtra was allegedly robbed of Rs 50,000 while performing puja inside the temple, police said.

President visits "Go Green" sand sculpture at Puri beach

President Pranab Mukherjee praised a massive sand sculpture of Lord Ganesh made by eminent sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on the Puri beach.

President pays obeisance at Jagannath Temple in Puri

President Pranab Mukherjee paid obeisance at the famous Jagannath Temple here early Saturday morning.

President Pranab to visit Jagannath temple, address IIT-Bhu students

President Pranab Mukherjee will arrive here on Friday on a two-day visit to Odisha, after a gap of about four months.

Cop suspended for `misbehaving` at Jagannath temple

A woman police constable was suspended after an allegation that she misbehaved with the Rajguru of Nepal in the Jagannath temple at Puri.

Thieves loot idol, cash from Jagannath temple

Idols, jewellery and cash were allegedly looted from the sanctum sanctorum of a temple in Gyanguddi area of the city by unidentified men, police said on Saturday.

Prez arrives Odisha, to visit Sri Jagannath Temple

President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here Wednesday evening on a two-day visit to Odisha amidst tight security arrangement.

Palm leaf umbrella for Prez at Jagannath Temple

An umbrella made of palm leaves provided by the Sri Jagannath Temple will be given for use by President Pranab Mukherjee when he visits the 12th century shrine on April 25.

Experts examine lime plaster at Jagannath temple

An expert team examined lime plaster on different structures inside the complex of the 12th century Jagannath temple in Odisha`s Puri town.

Stone falls off from Puri temple, priest hurt

A 15 kg stone fell off the outer structure of the famed 12th century Sri Jagannath Temple here, leaving a priest injured.

Controversies dog Jagannath Temple`s entry rules

"Only Orthodox Hindus are allowed," a signboard hanging from the Lion`s Gate of Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri has triggered many a controversy .