kanwariyas

Over 100 kanwariyas hurt as lightning strikes camp in Uttar Pradesh

The kanwariyas or Lord Shiva devotees were taking rest under the shed of an abandoned petrol pump in Muzaffarnagar's Khatauli area when lightning struck and the shed collapsed, burying many.

Jul 20, 2017, 17:35 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath govt issues strict guidelines as 'Kanwar Yatra' begins - no vulgar songs, no DJs, Kanwariyas to carry IDs

Yogi Adityanath govt issues strict guidelines as 'Kanwar Yatra' begins - no vulgar songs, no DJs, Kanwariyas to carry IDs

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has issued a series of strict guidelines for the safe passage of the 'kanwar' pilgrimage which began on Monday.

Jul 10, 2017, 10:41 AM IST
Sharad Yadav makes shocking statement, says Kanwar Yatra is performed by unemployed people

Sharad Yadav makes shocking statement, says Kanwar Yatra is performed by unemployed people

Had there been employment, the number of kanwariyas would have been less on the roads, said Sharad Yadav.

Aug 06, 2016, 00:34 AM IST

Haridwar organisation cleans path littered by Kanwariyas

A Haridwar-based spiritual organisation today cleaned the Har Ki Pauri, railway platforms and the connecting roads garbage littered by 'kanwariyas'.

Aug 14, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Unprecedented crowds of Kanwariyas pour into Haridwar

Unprecedented crowds of Kanwariyas poured in the city on Tuesday upsetting arrangements made by the administration, with major roads and Ganga ghats remaining choc-a-bloc with devotees throughout the day.

Aug 11, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

Kanwariya influx: Education institutes to close from Aug 10-12

 The district administration on Sunday announced that all educational institutes will be closed from August 10 to August 12, in view of the heavy influx of 'Kanwariyas'.

Aug 09, 2015, 22:16 PM IST

Ghaziabad police deploys drones to keep vigil on Kanwar Yatra

Drones mounted with cameras have been deployed by the district police here for better vigil and smooth conduct of the Kanwar yatra, which will conclude on August 29.

Aug 07, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Tanker collides with bus carrying pilgrims in Bihar, 12 dead

Tragedy struck on Monday when a tanker collided with a bus carrying kanwariyas in Bihar`s Aurangabad, killing 12 including five women and injuring several others.

Jul 29, 2014, 08:58 AM IST

Traffic diversions for safe passage of Kanwariyas

To ensure smooth and safe passage of Kanwariyas, Delhi police has imposed traffic diversions from Saturday.

Jul 19, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

Kanwariyas go on rampage after car hit devotees

A police personnel and two Uttar Pradesh home guards were injured on Sunday when a group of Kanwariyas indulged in stone pelting after some of the devotees were allegedly hit by a car of a CBI officer.

Aug 05, 2013, 08:41 AM IST

Shiva devotees flock to Haridwar

Putting behind sad memories of the June calamity, Kanwariyas flocked to temples despite heavy rains here on the first Monday of the month of `Sawan` on Monday to offer holy waters of the Ganga to Lord Shiva.

Jul 29, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

Bulandshahr: 5 kanwariyas crushed to death

Five kanwariyas were killed
and four others seriously injured after a speeding car ran
over them, police said.

Feb 19, 2012, 14:11 PM IST

Delhi comes alive with `kanwariyas`

Orange-robed men on the streets, roadside camps for them to rest, high decibel cries of "Har Har Mahadev"... Delhi is witnessing an intoxicating fervour in one of the biggest annual religious events of northern India.

Aug 07, 2010, 18:21 PM IST