widows

Madhya Pradesh: Rs 2 lakhs for every widow's remarriage

Madhya Pradesh: Rs 2 lakhs for every widow's remarriage

State chief minister announced that October 12 will be celebrated as `Ladli Siksha Parv`

Oct 09, 2017, 06:47 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
Widows to be called 'Kalyanis' in all official documents in Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Widows to be called 'Kalyanis' in all official documents in Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

The Madhya Pradesh government has announced that widows in the state will be referred to as "Kalyanis" in all official documents, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said.

Mar 09, 2017, 14:49 PM 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

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