Vrindavan

SC asks temples in Mathura, Vrindavan to give flowers offered to deities to widows, destitute women

SC asks temples in Mathura, Vrindavan to give flowers offered to deities to widows, destitute women

The SC had in 2017 set up a six-member panel to work on "pragmatic and workable" suggestions which can lead to improving the lives of widows to help them lead a life of dignity.

Mar 27, 2018, 13:13 PM IST
Holi: Vrindavan widows to present gulaal and sweets to Narendra Modi 'bhaiya'

Holi: Vrindavan widows to present gulaal and sweets to Narendra Modi 'bhaiya'

Five widows from Vrindavan will reach Delhi tomorrow along with 11 big earthen pots containing herbal 'gulaal' and choicest sweets meant for their "brother" - Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Feb 27, 2018, 17:12 PM IST
Watch: Man brandishes gun amid scuffle with Banke Bihari temple staff in Vrindavan

Watch: Man brandishes gun amid scuffle with Banke Bihari temple staff in Vrindavan

A scuffle broke out on Sunday between devotees and staff of Banke Bihar temple.

Dec 25, 2017, 08:48 AM IST
UP government to develop holy places of all faiths: CM Yogi Adityanath

UP government to develop holy places of all faiths: CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said his government will develop places of religious importance of all faiths and communities without any bias.

Dec 08, 2017, 21:13 PM IST
No eggs, meat, alcohol allowed at UP's new pilgrimage sites Vrindavan, Barsana

No eggs, meat, alcohol allowed at UP's new pilgrimage sites Vrindavan, Barsana

The state banned the consumption of eggs, non-vegetarian food and alcohol at the two 'pavitra tirth sthal' 

Oct 28, 2017, 08:13 AM IST

Vrindavan widows find solace in blue-jacket volunteers

Abandoned by her family, an elderly and wrinkled woman lies crumpled on a hospital bed here, maggots falling off one of her decaying hands.

Sep 22, 2017, 11:15 AM IST

RSS meets in Vrindavan, Amit Shah attends

The RSS-BJP leaders are likely to discuss the road map for the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:43 PM IST
For dancer Uma Sharma, kathak is all about Lord Krishna

For dancer Uma Sharma, kathak is all about Lord Krishna

If dance is about inspiration, then for renowned Kathak dancer Uma Sharma it has always been Lord Krishna who continues to motivate her. For the past 30 years, Sharma has been presenting the "raas leela" of Vrindavan through dance.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:03 PM IST

Supreme Court sets up committee on rehabilitation of Vrindavan's widows

The Supreme Court on Friday set up a a six-member committee to ensure proper rehabilitation of Vrindavan`s "hapless widows", saying they were "dealt with in a manner as if they have ceased to be entitled to a life of dignity".

Aug 11, 2017, 21:34 PM IST
UP: Woman attacked with knife by in-laws over property dispute in Vrindavan, brother-in-law arrested

UP: Woman attacked with knife by in-laws over property dispute in Vrindavan, brother-in-law arrested

In an another case of dowry-related violence, a woman was allegedly attacked with a knife by her in-laws over a property dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Vrindavan.

Jul 19, 2017, 09:45 AM IST

Old woman donates Rs 50 lakhs earned by looking after footwear outside temple for upkeep of cows

The story of a women from Katni town is really heartwarming.

May 31, 2017, 22:24 PM IST
Amazing! World's tallest temple taking shape in Vrindavan

Amazing! World's tallest temple taking shape in Vrindavan

This colossal 700-foot Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir will be secured to the ground with reinforced concrete pillars, the temple developers said. 

Apr 28, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
No liquor shops near religious places, UP CM Yogi Adityanath tells officials

No liquor shops near religious places, UP CM Yogi Adityanath tells officials

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has warned state officials of action if the ban on liquor shops in important religious places like Ayodhya, Vrindavan, Chitrakoot and Deva Sharif was not strictly implemented.

Apr 19, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

Thousands attend Vrindavan temple's anniversary celebrations

The anniversary celebrations of one of the largest temples here -- the land of Lord Krishna -- saw thousands of devotees performing aarti on Wednesday.

Feb 23, 2017, 00:53 AM IST
The Gopi Talav in Dwarka has a Krishna connect!

The Gopi Talav in Dwarka has a Krishna connect!

We all know how lord Krishna is loved by his devotees across the globe.

Dec 22, 2016, 11:24 AM IST
Delhi woman raped by head of ashram in Vrindavan

Delhi woman raped by head of ashram in Vrindavan

In a shameful incident, a married woman from Delhi was allegedly raped by a head of an ashram in Vrindavan.

Nov 05, 2016, 04:40 AM IST
Widows break taboo by celebrating Diwali inside temple

Widows break taboo by celebrating Diwali inside temple

Widows from Varanasi joined widows living in the Hindu holy city of Vrindavan to enter into the Gopinath temple with an aim to break cultural taboos.

Oct 28, 2016, 02:47 AM IST
World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!

World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!

With many of the world's rivers facing severe and increasing threats associated with climate change, pollution, and industrial development, over 70 countries are taking part in this year’s celebrations.

Sep 25, 2016, 04:28 AM IST
President, PM Modi greet nation on Janmashtami

President, PM Modi greet nation on Janmashtami

On the occasion of Janmashtami, President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on Thursday.

Aug 25, 2016, 09:09 AM IST
Vrindavan, Varanasi widows to tie rakhi to PM Narendra Modi – Know what they wish to ask from their 'brother'

Vrindavan, Varanasi widows to tie rakhi to PM Narendra Modi – Know what they wish to ask from their 'brother'

On the auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan, the widows of Vrindavan, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital to tie rakhis.

Aug 18, 2016, 09:28 AM IST