Raksha Bandhan special: Meet the famous Bollywood siblings!

This Raksha Bandhan, let’s take a look at the famous brothers and sisters of the film industry.

Rakhi remains 'painful' affair for Bhil community

 Raksha Bandhan for the Bhil community, which has seen large-scale migration from Pakistan in the last few years, remains an affair of longing as brothers and sisters separated by the borders don't get to meet each other on the day.

OROP: Kargil martyr's mother ties Rakhis to ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar

Tripta Thapar, mother of Kargil martyr Captain Vijyant Thapar, on Saturday tied Rakhis to the ex-servicemen, who are protesting against the delay in implementation of the One Rank One Policy (OROP), at Jantar Mantar here.She also expressed her disappointment over the delay in the implementation of OROP.

Happy Raksha Bandhan, wishes Bollywood!

Happy Raksha Bandhan, wishes Bollywood!

The colourful festival of beautiful rakhis is here, and while the entire nation is celebrating the great day of brother-sister bond, our Bollywood celebs too extended their wishes. Let's take a look at who said what on the Rakhi day:

Manual scavengers to tie rakhi to PM Narendra Modi today

Manual scavengers to tie rakhi to PM Narendra Modi today

Several manual scavengers, liberated by an NGO, will tie rakhi to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan that falls on Saturday.

Simple, elegant rakhis replace oversized jazzy designs

Simple, elegant rakhis replace oversized jazzy designs

Strings of coloured threads, some with beads and pearls; some adorned by cartoon and film characters like Spiderman, Minions and Doraemon; some scented, with sparklers; some even in gold and silver - markets here are full of all kinds of rakhis, but vendors say simpler and elegant designs have been sold in abundance this year.

Raksha Bandhan special: Pamper your sister with ethnic wear

Raksha Bandhan special: Pamper your sister with ethnic wear

There are never enough clothes in a girl’s wardrobe. So, how about gifting your sister a traditional silk sari or a designer salwar suit this Raksha Bandhan?

How can this Raksha Bandhan be lucky for your brother?

Manthan celebrates Raksha Bandhan by telling you ways in which your brother may get lucky.

Raksha Bandhan special: Top 5 films on brother-sister bond!

Raksha Bandhan special: Top 5 films on brother-sister bond!

The beautiful bond between a brother and sister talks immensely about how unconditional their love is. The relationship is so pure and pious that even Bollywood could not stay away from making films based on brother-sister relation.

Raksha Bandhan special: Places siblings can visit

Raksha Bandhan special: Places siblings can visit

Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner. Sisters would be busy picking up the best Rakhi while brothers would be wondering what gifts to buy. But the two must make it a point to make the day a memorable one.

Viral Video: Two guys wearing rakhis harass girl on Raksha Bandhan!

Viral Video: Two guys wearing rakhis harass girl on Raksha Bandhan!

Based on a true incident which took place last year, a video by Varun Pruthi showing two guys harassing a girl while wearing rakhi and waiting at a bus stop has gone viral.

How to perform Raksha Bandhan ritual?

How to perform Raksha Bandhan ritual?

Raksha Bandhan is not just a festival meant for brothers and sisters but has a profound meaning. The festival is about protection of good from the influence of the evil. There are various legends associated with this festival. But the foundation or the essence remains the same.

Raksha Bandhan special: Things to do for your sister

Raksha Bandhan special: Things to do for your sister

The beauty of a brother-sister bond is matchless. Brothers and sisters are one another’s shadow. They grow up together and remain connected at hearts forever. If you are a doting brother, here are a few things you can do for your sister this Raksha Bandhan day:

Raksha Bandhan special recipe: Kaju Katli

Raksha Bandhan special recipe: Kaju Katli

Kaju Katli is something that will give your taste buds a wonderful treat.

Ingredients:

cashew nuts 3/4 cup

sugar 3/4 cup

Milk 2 tbsp

Ghee 2 tsp

vanilla essence 1 tbsp

water 1 cup (boiling)

silver leaf 2 sheets