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Stampede at Gangasagar Mela in West Bengal, 6 dead; PM Modi announces ex-gratia

Stampede at Gangasagar Mela in West Bengal, 6 dead; PM Modi announces ex-gratia

In an unfortunate incident, at least six persons died on Sunday after a stampede took place in Gangasagar Mela.

RSS not against anyone, working to unite and strengthen Hindu community: Mohan Bhagwat

RSS not against anyone, working to unite and strengthen Hindu community: Mohan Bhagwat

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday asserted the organisation is 'not against anyone' but only working to unite and strengthen the Hindu community.

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Hundreds take dip in Himachal rivers on Makar Sankranti

Hundreds take dip in Himachal rivers on Makar Sankranti

Hundreds of devotees braced the cold across Himachal Pradesh on Saturday and took dips in rivers to mark the holy day of 'Makar Sankranti'.

Over a million take holy dip at Ganga Sagar on Makar Sankranti

Over a million take holy dip at Ganga Sagar on Makar Sankranti

Over a million pilgrims from across India and abroad took a holy dip in the river Ganges on Saturday braving the icy cold water and chilly winds, at the annual Ganga Sagar Fair here on Makar Sankranti.

Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu wishes throng Twitter; look who said what!

Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu wishes throng Twitter; look who said what!

On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu—celebrities across the country took to Twitter and wished well for their fans. The country celebrates not one but three festivals hailing from respective states in full festive fervour.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal; says this diversity is India's greatest strength

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal; says this diversity is India's greatest strength

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished the nation on the festivals of Makar Sakranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu and Uttarayan.

Makar Sankranti 2017: Eat traditional delicacies to make festival more special

Makar Sankranti 2017: Eat traditional delicacies to make festival more special

Makar Sankranti, observed in different ways that vary with location, it is never complete without a feast including delicacies made with sesame and jaggery, halwa, pitha, and more.

 BSE's India International Exchange​ to go live post 'Makar Sankranti'

BSE's India International Exchange​ to go live post 'Makar Sankranti'

BSE's India International Exchange at GIFT city will go live for trading post the festival of 'Makar Sankranti' later this month, and will offer only derivative products for the first six months at least.

No delay in 'Khaidi No 150' release, says Ram Charan

No delay in 'Khaidi No 150' release, says Ram Charan

Also starring Kajal Aggarwal, Ali and Tarun Arora, ‘Khaidi No 150’, which happens to be Chiranjeevi's 150th film features the 61-year old in a dual role.

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.