Kamakhya temple

Here's how Priyanka Chopra is discovering Assam!

Here's how Priyanka Chopra is discovering Assam!

Priyanka Chopra discovers Assam at its best!

Dec 25, 2016, 17:09 PM IST

Three sites around Guwahati to be developed as tourist attraction

 Assam government has decided to develop three major sites around Guwahati--Kamakhya Temple, Umananda and Gandhi Mandap--to promote them as places of tourist and spiritual attraction, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said today.

Oct 03, 2016, 14:45 PM IST

Lakhs throng Kamakhya temple to take part in annual Ambubachi fair

Lakhs of devotees from various parts of the country and abroad thronged the Kamakhya temple here in Assam to take part in the annual Ambubachi fair that started on Wednesday.

Jun 22, 2016, 21:01 PM IST
Navratri: What fasting PM Narendra Modi will eat or drink for next nine days

Navratri: What fasting PM Narendra Modi will eat or drink for next nine days

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who keeps fast on all Navratri days, will be surviving just on water for the next few days.

Apr 08, 2016, 11:31 AM IST
On first day of Navratri PM Narendra Modi offers prayers at Kamakhya Temple in Assam

On first day of Navratri PM Narendra Modi offers prayers at Kamakhya Temple in Assam

PM Narendra Modi will address several election rallies in Assam today.

Apr 08, 2016, 10:52 AM IST
Navratri special: How to reach Kamakhya Temple in Assam

Navratri special: How to reach Kamakhya Temple in Assam

 Know how to reach Kamakhya Temple in Assam, which is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths.

Oct 19, 2015, 11:16 AM IST

Flash floods in Guwahati after heavy rains

 Large areas of Guwahati were waterlogged by flash floods following heavy rains that disrupted normal life and also caused a landslide near Kamakhya temple atop Nilachal Hill here on Wednesday.

Sep 23, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

Multi-layer security arranged after threat to Ambubachi Mela

 A multi-layer security ring has been thrown in and around the Kamakhya temple here after an intelligence input about militant groups operational in Assam and planning to sabotage the ongoing Ambubachi Mela was received, Guwahati police said on Wednesday.

Jun 24, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Ahead of Ambubachi festival, powerful bomb found in Guwahati

Ahead of the annual Ambubachi festival at the historic Kamakhya temple here in Assam's main city, an arrested ULFA militant revealed that a powerful bomb was planted in a bid to disrupt the festivities.

Jun 20, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Anil Ambani to start Clean India initiative at Kamakhya temple

Industrialist Anil Ambani on Saturday visited the Kamakhya temple and pledged to soon start a programme under Prime Minister's Swachh Bharat campaign at the famous shrine.

Mar 21, 2015, 15:41 PM IST
Top five places to visit in Assam

Top five places to visit in Assam

Go East or West, but one cannot ignore the pristine beauty that lies in this North-eastern state of India - Assam.

Mar 12, 2015, 12:56 PM IST

Praveen Togadia not allowed to hold meeting in Guwahati

Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia was not allowed to address a VHP meeting here on Thursday nor a recording of his speech played over microphone as the police clamped Section 144 CrPC.

Feb 12, 2015, 18:42 PM IST

Kamakhya Temple's fortnight-long Durga Puja

The famed Kamakhya Temple, a major seat of Shakti worship, observes the annual Durga Puja rituals for a fortnight unlike the rest of the country where it is celebrated for nine days and much of the rituals are held behind closed doors.

Oct 01, 2014, 12:05 PM IST

Kamakhya Temple closes for Ambubasi Mela till June 25

The doors of Kamakhya temple, atop the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, will remain closed till June 25 due to the 16th century Tantric fertility festival Ambubasi Mela or Amoti as known locally.

Jun 23, 2014, 20:07 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi visits Kamakhya temple

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today offered prayers at Shakti Peeth Kamakhya Temple on the Nilachal Hill here.

Feb 26, 2014, 18:21 PM IST

Close shave for Pune pilgrims in Kamakhya

A group of pilgrims from Pune to Kamakhya temple escaped when their bus collided with a SUV vehicle on the road of Nilachal hill atop where the temple is situated, the police said.

Nov 23, 2013, 15:30 PM IST

Kamakhya Temple closes for four days for Ambubachi

The doors of the famed Shakti Kamakhya temple were closed for four days on Saturday on the occasion of the annual `Ambubachi` festival.

Jun 22, 2013, 16:09 PM IST

Top Assam cop`s spouse found dead near Guwahati shrine

Guwahati police recovered the bullet-ridden body of the spouse of a top Assam police official from a vehicle near the Kamakhya temple.

Oct 04, 2012, 22:18 PM IST

Kamakhya Temple closed for 3 days for Ambubachi Mela

Activities inside the temple buildings, however, would be conducted by the temple priests though security personnel would man the temple doors, Agnihotri said.

Jun 22, 2012, 15:28 PM IST

Severed head of man found near Kamakhya temple

A severed head of man was found in a polythene bag with a letter beside it near Kamakhya temple atop the Nilachal Hills here on Friday, police said.

Mar 02, 2012, 19:51 PM IST