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Lakhs witness Lord Jagannath`s return car festival at Puri

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.

Shankaracharya row: Javadekar, JB disapprove state govt`s role

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.

Puri seer sees `conspiracy` in restriction on chariot climbing

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.

Mishap struck car festival, two run over by chariot wheels

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.

Lord Jagannath rathyatra passes off peacefully amid fervour

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.

Thousands of devotees witness Rath Yatra in Himachal

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.

Thousands witness Lord Jagannath`s Rath Yatra in Cuttack

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.

Leaders celebrate Rath Yatra offering prayers to Lord Jagannath

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.

Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra held with fanfare in Puri

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 16:08

Amid tight security, the world famous annual Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath was held here on Sunday with fanfare, religious fervour, enthusiasm and a spirit of camaraderie.

PM Modi`s tableau a hit in Rathyatra

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 15:45

Though he missed the city`s Rathyatra this time, yet Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s fans took out a huge tableau of him and made his presence felt in the procession of Lord Jagannath`s chariot.

Modi greets nation on ``Rath Yatras``

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 15:27

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of "rath yatras" being held across the country. He also greeted people on Ashadhi Bij, the Kutchi new year.

Lord Jagannath`s 137th Rath Yatra begins amid tight security

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 09:52

Amid tight security, the 137th edition of Lord Jagannath`s rathyatra began here this morning from the ancient Jagannath Temple in Jamalpur area.