Triple talaq: Muslim women hail PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath, send them rakhis

Triple talaq: Muslim women hail PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath, send them rakhis

PM Modi has repeatedly urged people belonging to the Muslim community not to "politicise" the triple talaq issue.

Aug 05, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Vrindavan widows tie Rakhis on holy men, to meet PM Narendra Modi

It's a Rakshabandhan with a difference. About 50 high caste pandits on Wednesday extended their hands of brotherhood to the marginalised and castaway widows of Vrindavan who tied the Rakhi (sacred thread) on their wrists.

Aug 17, 2016, 21:25 PM IST

TV`s Shastri sisters tie Rakhis to capital`s policemen

The leading ladies of TV show `Shastri Sisters` celebrated the festival of Raksha Bandhan in advance with a twist - they tied rakhis to a few members of the Delhi Police force as a mark of gratitude.

Aug 09, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

Varanasi widows to send rakhis to Narendra Modi

The widows of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh will send 1,000 hand-made, colourful rakhis and sweets to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who made his debut into the Lok Sabha from this holy city, an NGO said.

Aug 04, 2014, 14:15 PM IST

Widows of Varanasi preparing `rakhis` for `brother` Modi

This `Rakshabandhan` festival will be special for hundreds of elderly widows of Varanasi as they plan to send 1,000 `rakhis` along with sweets to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who made his parliamentary debut in May from this temple town.

Aug 03, 2014, 16:06 PM IST

Rakhi-onions a rage on social networking sites

Adding to the latest trend of edible rakhis, how about onion rakhis? Or fancy a kg of onions as a memorable rakhi gift for your sister?

Aug 21, 2013, 16:01 PM IST

DTDC launches special scheme for delivery of rakhis

Courier company DTDC has launched a special scheme for delivery of 'rakhis' both within and outside the country.

Jul 26, 2012, 16:24 PM IST

Rakhis to be round trees to save environment

In a novel way to promote
environmental awareness, Bihar government would organise a
state-level programme for tying rakhis around trees on the
occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

Aug 09, 2011, 21:42 PM IST

School kids send 60,000 handmade rakhis to soldiers

Students from over 150 schools across northern India have sent about 60,000 handmade rakhis to soldiers.

Jul 28, 2011, 20:27 PM IST

Nitish, Lalu, Paswan rakhis a hit in Bihar

They have a tough electoral contest ahead, but Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his rivals Lalu Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan are also jostling for supremacy in Bihar`s rakhi markets.

Aug 23, 2010, 11:19 AM IST