Vrindavan widows protest over poor quality services

Vrindavan widows have taken to the streets to protest against a governmental organisation for allegedly providing poor quality services to them.

Widows break tradition, celebrate Holi in Vrindavan

Around a thousand widows living reclusive lives at ashrams in Vrindavan and Varanasi on Tuesday began special four-day long Holi celebrations in Vrindavan.

Vrindavan, Varanasi widows celebrate Holi together

Around a thousand widows living reclusive lives at ashrams in Vrindavan and Varanasi today began special four-day long Holi celebrations in Vrindavan Tuesday.

Vrindavan widows march for clean Yamuna

The 1,000-odd widows of Vrindavan Tuesday evening marched through the narrow streets of this holy town, demanding a cleaner Yamuna and urgent steps to check pollution in the river.

Deeply hurt by Hema Malini's 'outsider' remarks: Vrindavan widows

Widows from Vrindavan, who are here to visit religious places of the state, today said they were hurt by Mathura MP Hema Malini's "outsider" remarks and urged her to withdraw the 'painful' comments.

Pained by Hema's 'outsider' remarks: Vrindavan widows

Widows from Vrindavan, who are here to visit religious places of the state, Thursday said they were hurt by Mathura MP Hema Malini's "outsider" remarks and urged her to withdraw the 'painful' comments.

An outsider all her life, Hema Malini wants widows to stay out of Vrindavan: Sanjay Nirupam
An outsider all her life, Hema Malini wants widows to stay out of Vrindavan: Sanjay Nirupam

Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has taken a dig at actor-politician Hema Malini for suggesting that the widows from other states should not stay in Vrindavan, reports said on Friday.

Digvijay Singh slams Hema Malini over widow remark

Bharatiya Janata Party's Mathura MP Hema Malini on Thursday drew heavy flak from Congress for her comments on Vrindavan widows with the Opposition party demanding withdrawal of her remarks saying it was "uncalled for".

Breaking barriers, Vrindavan widows celebrate Raksha Bandhan

Around 800 widows, shunning the shackles of social stigma on Saturday celebrated `Raksha Bandhan` for the first time in the temple town.

Politicians turn blind eye to voteless Vrindavan widows

Most of them have been abandoned by their families but the over 10,000 widows in this city of Lord Krishna have also been abandoned by the country`s electoral process as they do not have voting rights here.

Holi 2013: Colour back in Vrindavan widows` life

The step to let widows take part in the Holi festivities this year has certainly given a new lease of life to them.

UP: Sulabh to felicitate over 200 Vrindavan widows

Sulabh has already promised to ensure adequate medical care of the widows, would hand over five equipped ambulances exclusively for them.

Vrindavan widows` plight: SC unhappy with UP govt

The Supreme Court expressed unhappiness over the Uttar Pradesh government`s "failure" to fully constitute the state women`s commission to look into the pitiable condition of widows in Vrindavan.

Sulabh disburses monthly aid to Vrindavan widows

Sulabh International is an NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene.

Sulabh to play Good Samaritan to Vrindavan widows

After the Supreme Court expressed shock over the plight of Virndavan widows and inhuman disposal of their bodies, NGO Sulabh International announced that it would take proper care of them.

Vrindavan widows live in pathetic conditions: SC told

In an eight-page report placed before a bench of Justice DK Jain, the panel said the widows are being exploited by the various NGOs there.