Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 23:44
Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL), a unit of the state-run Coal India, Friday shut operations and transportation at three coal mines in Odisha over protests by locals, an official said.
Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 12:18
Lakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad descended on the pilgrim town of Puri on Monday to witness `Bahuda Yatra`, the return car festival of Lord Jagannath which was held amid tight security.
Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:26
The row over the Puri Shankaracharya boycotting Rath Yatra protesting restrictions put by administration snowballed into a major controversy.
Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:29
With the row over Puri Shankaracharya`s boycott of Lord Jagannath`s Rath Jatra lingering, senior Congress leader Jaydev Jena said the controversy should be resolved jointly by the seer, temple administration and Odisha government.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 22:15
Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati today alleged that there was a "well-planned conspiracy" behind Sri Jagannath Temple Administration asking him to visit the chariots alone without being accompanied by aides.
Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 21:46
Pained over Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati not performing puja on chariots due to a dispute with the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration, king of Puri Divyasingha Deb today said the Odisha government must take steps to resolve the issue.
Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 15:26
The annual car festival in a village in Odisha`s Ganjam district turned tragic when an elderly woman and her five-year-old grand daughter died after coming under the rolling wheels of the chariot of Lord Jagannath, police said on Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 14:10
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.
Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 01:13
The 137th edition of Lord Jagannath`s rathyatra passed off peacefully amid tight security with lakhs of devotees thronging roads to catch a glimpse of the deity in a colourful procession.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 22:34
Thousands of devotees on Sunday witnessed the world famous annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath at Hamirpur and Nahan amid religious fervour and chanting of mantras.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 22:26
Braving sultry climate, thousands of devotees on Sunday observed Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath at several places of the Millennium city in Cuttack.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 20:08
The chariot festival was celebrated by political leaders in various parts of the country during the pious occasion offering their prayers to the deities.
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