Janmashtami

Three-year-old child's ordeal during Janmashtami in Kerala, rights body registers case

Three-year-old child's ordeal during Janmashtami in Kerala, rights body registers case

A three-year-old boy was allegedly tied to a leaf-shaped prop on a float for over two hours under the scorching sun during Janmashtami celebrations in Kerala recently, prompting the state child rights body to file a case and seek a report from police.

Sep 15, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
'Dahi Handi' celebrated with nationalistic flavour in Maharashtra

'Dahi Handi' celebrated with nationalistic flavour in Maharashtra

The birth of Lord Krishna was rung in with religious fervour on Tuesday and was followed by colourful 'Dahi Handi' with a distinct national flavour by thousands of Govindas all over Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami.

Aug 15, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
Janmashtami 2017: Five lessons we can learn from Krishna

Janmashtami 2017: Five lessons we can learn from Krishna

Lord Shri Krishna, who is also known by several other names such as Makhan Chor, Govinda, Mukunda, Madhusudhana or Vasudeva's birthday is celebrated with full fervour and devotion across the globe.

Aug 14, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Film series on Lord Krishna is my big dream: Shekhar Kapur

Film series on Lord Krishna is my big dream: Shekhar Kapur

He gave Indian cinema gems like "Masoom", "Mr. India" and "Bandit Queen", before setting out to chase his dreams and desires in the international film world. Now pining to make a movie in his home country, Oscar nominated filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says his "big dream" in life is to make a movie series on Hindu deity Lord Krishna.

Aug 14, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
Janmashtami 2017: On Shri Krishna's birthday, Bollywood throngs Twitter with devotional wishes!

Janmashtami 2017: On Shri Krishna's birthday, Bollywood throngs Twitter with devotional wishes!

Bolo Radhey Radhey! This seems to be the greeting of the day both in person as well as in the virtual world. On the auspicious occasion of Shri Krishna's birthday, several Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter and shared devotional messages on the micro-blogging site.

Aug 14, 2017, 12:40 PM IST
Janmashtami: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath orders 'grand' celebrations in Uttar Pradesh

Janmashtami: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath orders 'grand' celebrations in Uttar Pradesh

This comes just days after over 65 children died at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) medical college within a span of a week in the Chief Minister`s hometown and Parliamentary constituency.

 

Aug 14, 2017, 11:40 AM IST
Janmashtami 2017: Sudarsan Pattnaik's beautiful sand art Krishna will take you on a devotional trip

Janmashtami 2017: Sudarsan Pattnaik's beautiful sand art Krishna will take you on a devotional trip

On the auspicious occasion of Shri Krishna Janmashtami, the renowned sand artist from Odisha, Sudarsan Pattnaik took to Twitter and shared the gorgeous tribute to the lord in the form of his sand sculpted Krishna.

Aug 14, 2017, 10:11 AM IST
Janmashtami 2017: Top SMS, WhatsApp messages for your loved ones!

Janmashtami 2017: Top SMS, WhatsApp messages for your loved ones!

Jai Shri Krishna!

Aug 14, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Lord Krishna-themed coin to be released by Chad

The Lord Krishna-themed coin has been decorated with more than 50 pieces of Swarovski crystals. It has a 3D figure of baby Krishna on a leaf. It is 65 mm in diameter and of 40 mm height.

Aug 12, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Janmashtami: Make festive atmosphere melodious by singing these songs dedicated to Lord Krishna

Janmashtami: Make festive atmosphere melodious by singing these songs dedicated to Lord Krishna

To make the occasion even more joyous, we have listed some of the most famous songs dedicated to Lord Krishna from Hindi films.

Aug 10, 2017, 14:43 PM IST

Dahi Handi: SC asks Bombay HC to hear plea against age, height cap

Dahi Handi is a ritual which will be observed during 'Janmashtami' on August 14 this year across Maharashtra and nearby states.

Aug 01, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Huma Qureshi bemused over people's rigid ideologies and food habits

Huma Qureshi bemused over people's rigid ideologies and food habits

Actress Huma Qureshi said she is baffled by how people divide others on the basis of their rigid ideologies and food habits.

Jun 30, 2017, 10:50 AM IST

Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival

India`s Supreme Court on Aug. 17 upheld a lower court`s decision banning youths under 18 from participating in the ritual and restricting the height of the human pyramid to 20 feet (6 m).

Aug 26, 2016, 05:42 AM IST
Janmashtami celebrated with traditional fervour across India

Janmashtami celebrated with traditional fervour across India

'Hare Krishna Hare Rama' reverberated across the country on Thursday.

Aug 25, 2016, 23:58 PM IST

Temples lit up for Janmashtami celebrations in Madhya Pradesh

Attired in their very best, people thronged the attractively decorated temples to celebrate the festival of Janmashtami across Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

Aug 25, 2016, 16:58 PM IST
Temples lit up for Janmashtami celebrations in Madhya Pradesh

Temples lit up for Janmashtami celebrations in Madhya Pradesh

Attired in their very best, people thronged the attractively decorated temples to celebrate the festival of Janmashtami across Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

Aug 25, 2016, 16:42 PM IST
All you want to know about Krishna Janmashtami: Muhurat, puja vidhi and timings!

All you want to know about Krishna Janmashtami: Muhurat, puja vidhi and timings!

The festival is celebrated in different manners all over the world. In Maharashtra, the most famous ritual of this day is Dahi Handi. It highlights god's naughty shades. 

Aug 25, 2016, 14:54 PM IST
Janmashtami 2016: Send these devotional TEXT MESSAGES to your loved ones right away!

Janmashtami 2016: Send these devotional TEXT MESSAGES to your loved ones right away!

Today as the world celebrates Shri Krishna's birthday, famously known as Janmashtami, if you happen to be away from your loved ones, make sure you send them these amazingly devotional text messages to do the least. We have chalked out the best ones for you—so send these text messages to your family and friends, celebrating the festival of Shri Krishna's birth!

Aug 25, 2016, 13:10 PM IST
Govinda ala re! Bollywood wishes Happy Janmashtami to all—See inside

Govinda ala re! Bollywood wishes Happy Janmashtami to all—See inside

Shri Krishna's birthday which is celebrated across the globe as Janmashtami happens to be today and so all the Bollywood celebrities have taken to their social media handles for wishing everyone the same. Let's find out who said what on Shri Krishna's birthday via Twitter:

Aug 25, 2016, 12:46 PM IST
Janmashtami special: Watch how to make 'Mathura Ka Pedha' for Thakur Ji by chef Sanjeev Kapoor!

Janmashtami special: Watch how to make 'Mathura Ka Pedha' for Thakur Ji by chef Sanjeev Kapoor!

Today is Shri Krishna's birthday, celebrated across the globe as Janmashtami.

Aug 25, 2016, 12:19 PM IST