Mamata Banerjee congratulates administration for 'Gangasagar Mela'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday congratulated the administration for their effort and "excellent work" for Gangasagar mela that concluded yesterday.

Tension in Fatehpur was due to 'lack of tolerance': Azam Khan

Tension in Fatehpur was due to 'lack of tolerance': Azam Khan

Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Kham on Saturday said the tension in Fatehpur district on the occasion of Makar Sankranti two days ago was triggered due to "lack of tolerance" and asserted that the state government took appropriate action to bring situation under control.

Five lakh people take dip in Ganga river on Makar Sankranti

Braving early morning chill and fog, lakhs of devotees on Friday turned up at the Ganga ghats.

Abandoned Japanese wine bottle sends Bengaluru police into tizzy

After hours of tension, the Benglauru police on Friday said a suspicious object thought to be a bomb by a local resident was only an abandoned bottle of Japanese wine.

DNA: Analysis of communal riots gradually taking over the nation

During the procession of Makar Sankranti, riots broke out in Fatehpur.

Very well to give speeches but PM Modi silent on poor: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi also asked party men to shun internal differences and work unitedly to ensure that Congress comes back to power.

Telugu states celebrate Sankranti with pomp

 Makar Sankranti, the colourful Hindu festival, was celebrated with pomp and gaiety across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Friday.

Makar Sankrati: Thousands brave winter for holy dip

Makar Sankrati: Thousands brave winter for holy dip

On the occasion of Makar Sankranti , devotees were seeing braving the biting cold to take the holy dip that also marked the beginning of the annual month-long religious congregation `Magh Mela`.

Aamir Khan celebrates Makar Sankranti – See how!

Aamir Khan celebrates Makar Sankranti – See how!

Here’s how Aamir Khan wished his fans a very Happy Makar Sankranti.

Braving cold weather thousands take holy dip in Sangam on Makar Sankranti

Thousands of people on Thursday bathed at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Tension in Fatehpur after communal clashes on Makar Sankranti

Tension gripped a locality in Fatehpur district when members of two communities clashed during the 'shobha yatra' being taken out, police said.

Check out these Happy Makar Sankranti and Pongal text messages!

Check out these Happy Makar Sankranti and Pongal text messages!

Check out these blissful text messages to wish on this 'Makar Sankranti' and 'Pongal'.

Amit Shah flies kites, celebrates Makar Sankranti

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Thursday celebrated Makar Sankranti and flew kites here.

How is 'Pongal' celebrated?

How is 'Pongal' celebrated?

Know how 'Pongal' is celebrated.

Devotees take first holy dip of Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar

Devotees take first holy dip of Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar

Thousands of devotees thronged the 'Har ki Pauri' ghat in Haridwar to take first festive bath on the occasion of Makar Sankranti during the Ardh Kumbh mela on Thursday morning.

PM Narendra Modi wishes nation on occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished the nation on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal.

Makar Sankranti special: Places where it is celebrated with zeal!

Makar Sankranti special: Places where it is celebrated with zeal!

Take a look at some of the places where  Makar Sankranti is celebrated with extreme eagerness. 

This Makar Sankranti, 'Modi kites' to fly in Varanasi skies

This Makar Sankranti, 'Modi kites' to fly in Varanasi skies

The Prime Minister is scheduled Varanasi on January 22 and thus, a great amount of curiosity can be seen ahead of his visit.

Here's how India celebrates 'Makar Sankranti'

Here's how India celebrates 'Makar Sankranti'

The term 'Sankranti' means movement and 'Makara' represents Capricorn. Thus, it defines the movement of sun into the zodiac sign of 'Makara'. It is a solar event that marks the beginning of the spring season, which makes the day longer and symbolises the end of winter solstice.

JD(U) likely to seek new election symbol to widen reach

Bihar's ruling party JD-U could soon have a new election symbol as it plans to widen its reach beyond the state after halting the Narendra Modi juggernaut in state Assembly polls a few months ago.