Shivratri

Hindus cut short Shivratri by a day over security fears in Pakistan

Hindus cut short Shivratri by a day over security fears in Pakistan

The Hindu community in Pakistan's Mansehra district cut short its annual three-day Maha Shivaratri festival by a day mainly due to the prevailing security situation in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Feb 26, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

Watch - Shivratri festival being observed with great enthusiasm across the country

Shivratri festival being observed with great enthusiasm all across the country. Watch comlete news story of Voto Ki Baarat for getting the detailed news updates!

Feb 24, 2017, 13:18 PM IST
Mahashivaratri: TV celebs on how Lord Shiva inspires them

Mahashivaratri: TV celebs on how Lord Shiva inspires them

Popular TV celebs like Helly Shah, Niti Taylor and Roop Durgapal consider Lord Shiva as a source of inspiration as he is the "destroyer of evil" and "god of meditation", they said on the occasion of Mahashivaratri which falls on Friday.

Feb 23, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat calls off Friday strike in view of Shivratri

Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat calls off Friday strike in view of Shivratri

The Hurriyat leadership in Jammu and Kashmir has called off its strike on Friday in view of the Shivratri or Herath festival celebrations in the state.

Feb 20, 2017, 15:23 PM IST
Three of 10 Pak militants not killed, ATM thieves caused false alarm: Report

Three of 10 Pak militants not killed, ATM thieves caused false alarm: Report

Recent claims by Home Ministry officials that three of 10 terrorists who had infiltrated from Pakistan had been killed, has been dismissed by intelligence agencies and Gujarat police.

Mar 17, 2016, 03:05 AM IST
Nationwide terror alert: Gujrat was the target, not Gujarat?

Nationwide terror alert: Gujrat was the target, not Gujarat?

The 'chatter' picked up by intelligence agencies may have been about Gujrat, a village in Punjab, a report claimed.

Mar 08, 2016, 14:36 PM IST
Hindus in Karachi celebrate Shivratri with rice, coconut and flower

Hindus in Karachi celebrate Shivratri with rice, coconut and flower

Dressed in sarees and adorned with beautiful pieces of jewellery, scores of women on Sunday prayed for a happy married life, the newspaper said.

Mar 07, 2016, 17:20 PM IST
Mahashivaratri: LIVE darshan - Watch Ganga Aarti being performed at Haridwar's Har Ki Pauri

Mahashivaratri: LIVE darshan - Watch Ganga Aarti being performed at Haridwar's Har Ki Pauri

On the auspicious occasion of Mahashivaratri, here is the LIVE darshan of 'Ganga Aarti'!

Mar 07, 2016, 09:09 AM IST
'Disturbing' inputs about terror attack during Shivratri, Parliament session: Army commander

'Disturbing' inputs about terror attack during Shivratri, Parliament session: Army commander

With regard to the detection of a tunnel in Jammu on the International Border with Pakistan, ar Army Commander said it had helped avert a major terror attack.

Mar 05, 2016, 18:30 PM IST
Mahashivaratri 2016: Puja timings, Tithi, and Vidhi

Mahashivaratri 2016: Puja timings, Tithi, and Vidhi

The Mahashivaratri is of great significance as it marks the union of Shiva and Shakti.

Mar 02, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

Know why Sawan Shivaratri is considered auspicious!

Know the significance of Sawan Shivaratri and how to pay respects to Lord Shiva on this day!

Aug 12, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

How to avoid long traffic jams during Kanwar Yatra?

Shivratri is round the corner and preparations are underway to avoid hour-long traffic jams during Kanwar Yatra.

Aug 03, 2015, 23:08 PM IST
Kanwar Yatra: How to avoid long traffic jams in Ghaziabad

Kanwar Yatra: How to avoid long traffic jams in Ghaziabad

Shivratri is round the corner and preparations are underway to avoid hour-long traffic jams during Kanwar Yatra in Ghaziabad and adjoining areas. The traffic police has chalked out a plan to divert several routes between August 06 to 14. Here's how it has been planned:

Aug 01, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

Shivratri: Devotees take holy dip in Godavari, offer prayers

Thousands of devotees on Tuesday took a holy dip in Godavari river and offered prayers to Lord Shiva at the famous Kapaleshwar temple here on the occasion of 'Mahashivratri'.

Feb 17, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

Shivratri celebrated in Jammu with religious fervour

Shivratri was on Thursday celebrated with religious fervour with thousands of devotees visiting various temples to offer special prayers.

Feb 28, 2014, 00:44 AM IST

Bollywood wishes fans on Mahashivratri

On the auspicious day of Mahashivratri, Bollywood went on Twitter to wish their fans. Here is what they said...

Feb 27, 2014, 20:56 PM IST

It’s either Kareena or Deepika as Princess Sati opposite `Shiva` Hrithik in ‘Shuddhi’

While it was revealed that Hrithik Roshan will essay the character of Lord Shiva in the on-screen adaptation of author Amish Tripathi’s book ‘Immortals of Meluha’, the leading lady to play Sati - Shiva’s consort in the film, is likely to be either Kareena Kapoor or Deepika Padukone.

Mar 11, 2013, 09:20 AM IST

Devotees in Kolkata throng Ganga to celebrate Maha Shivratri

Maha Shivratri was celebrated in the eastern metropolis here Sunday with hymns, chants and fasts as Hindu devotees thronged temples and the banks of the holy Ganga to offer prayers to Lord Shiva.

Mar 10, 2013, 18:44 PM IST

One million devotees to visit Pashupatinath on Shivratri

At least one million pilgrims from both India and Nepal are expected to pay obeisance to Lord Shiva at the revered Pashupatinath Temple on Maha Shivratri.

Mar 09, 2013, 15:41 PM IST