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Dead Haryana pilgrims` kin seek remaining compensation

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 16:35

Family members of 20 `kanwarias` from Gurgaon are annoyed with Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda for allegedly not keeping his word on paying Rs.2 lakh each from his funds for the pilgrims` deaths in a road accident in 2010.

1.7 crore kanwarias visit Haridwar

Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012, 19:59

A record 40 lakh kanwarias - devotees of Lord Shiva visited the holy city of Haridwar as part of the ongoing Kanwar Mela.

Enough arrangements for devotees going to Haridwar

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 18:20

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said the government is making enough arrangements in the capital to facilitate the pilgrimage of devotees to Haridwar for the annual monsson festival.

Kanwar mela begins in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 04, 2012, 18:01

Kanwarias, the devotees of Lord Shiva, have started descending on holy towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh for the annual Kanwar mela.

Kanwarias clash with police in UP

Last Updated: Saturday, July 23, 2011, 14:43

Hundreds of Kanwarias, the orange-robed devotees of Lord Shiva, on Saturday went berserk after a car mowed down one man and injured four fellow pilgrims here, police said.

Delhi-Haridwar NH to be closed due to kanwarias

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 11:14

The Delhi-Haridwar National Highway will be closed for traffic for 10 days beginning Tuesday to facilitate smooth movement of `kanwarias`.

Six kanwarias killed in Uttar Pradesh accident

Last Updated: Friday, August 06, 2010, 11:45

At least six kanwarias were killed and 25 injured when a speeding bus hit their tractor-trolley in Uttar Pradesh`s Bijnor district early Friday.