Religious discourses mark Mahavir Jayanti

Grand processions, offerings to
the poor and religious discourses marked the birthday of Lord
Mahavir, the Jain apostle of peace, across the country.

Dikshit announces April 14 as holiday

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday announced April 14 as holiday on the occasion of birth
anniversary of BR Ambedkar.

PM Manmohan Singh greets nation on Mahavir Jayanti

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, saying his teachings help us live a "life of happiness and contentment".