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`IM terrorists wanted to blow up Mahabodhi Temple`

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 11:55

In a startling revelation, two terrorists held in connection with last year`s Bodh Gaya blasts have revealed that their original plan was to blow up the Mahabodhi Temple.

Bodh Gaya blasts: NIA detains two

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 00:27

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) detained two people in Bihar`s Arwal district to quiz them over the July 7, 2013, serial bomb blasts in Bodh Gaya, police said on Friday.

Buddhists observe alms-giving ritual to seek salvation in Bodh Gaya

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 13:37

Hundreds of Buddhist devotees thronged the famed Mahabodhi Temple here on Tuesday to observe the Kagyu Monlam Festival, in which devotees offer alms to monks in the hope of attaining salvation.

Lord Buddha`s seat of enlightenment dazzles with Thai gold

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 13:12

The Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, shined as its dome was inlaid with 280 kilograms of gold donated by devotees from Thailand.

Bodh Gaya temple dome inlaid with gold

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 14:18

The dome of Bodh Gaya`s 1,500-year-old Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism`s holiest shrine, has been inlaid with nearly 300 kg gold donated by devotees from Thailand -- giving the shrine a new look.

Buddhist monks from Thailand hold candlelight vigil for world peace in Bodh Gaya

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 16:04

Buddhist monks from Thailand took out a candlelight vigil for `world peace` in Bodh Gaya, Bihar on Friday.

Thai commandos guard 300 kg gold for Mahabodhi temple

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 12:16

Two dozen commandos from Thailand are guarding nearly 300 kg gold in 13 boxes in Bihar`s Bodh Gaya town. as work began to cover the dome of 1,500-year old Mahabodhi temple in glitter.

`Definitive leads` of IM role in Bodh Gaya blasts

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 00:46

Security agencies probing the recent blasts in Bihar on Tuesday claimed to have got "definitive leads" about the role of banned terror group Indian Mujahideen (IM) in the Bodh Gaya blasts in July this year.

SC seeks reply from Centre, others on PIL on Mahabodhi temple

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 17:35

Supreme Court asked Centre, Bihar government and ASI to respond to petition seeking directions to maintain transparency and accountability in finance and security of Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya.

Bihar`s Mahabodhi temple gets income tax notice

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 13:23

For the first time, the Income Tax department has issued notice to Bodh Gaya`s Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism`s holiest shrine, over its collections, officials Tuesday said.

Bihar`s Mahabodhi temple gets income tax notice

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 13:22

For the first time, the Income Tax department has issued notice to Bodh Gaya`s Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism`s holiest shrine, over its collections, officials Tuesday said.

Bodh Gaya blasts: NIA picks up two suspects in Bihar

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:43

The NIA picked up two suspects on Sunday in connection with the multiple blasts that took place at Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya last month.