Chhath Puja

Chhath Geet 2020: Aamrapali Dubey releases new Bhojpuri song Chala Chhathi Ghate, starring Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua - Watch

Chhath Puja is widely celebrated in the country but predominantly it is the major festival in Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and in parts of Nepal. Chhath Puja is believed to be the only Vedic Festival dedicated to Surya (the Sun God).

Nov 21, 2020, 18:33 PM IST

Over 10 houses gutted in Assam's Jorhat due to LPG cylinder explosion

At least 10 houses were gutted in a massive fire which broke out at Jorhat`s Raja Maidam Road on Saturday (November 21, 2020).

Nov 21, 2020, 10:15 AM IST

People celebrate Chhath Puja at home amid COVID-19: In Pics

On the last day of Chhath Puja today, people across the country offered their morning prayers to the rising sun. While many chose to stay back home to offer the 'doosra arghya' to the rising sun from temporary water bodies, made specifically for the festival inside their campuses, a large number of people across Jharkhand`s Ranchi, Bihar's Patna and Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, Varanasi and Gorakhpur stuck to the traditional practice of offering prayers at river ghats.

Nov 21, 2020, 08:42 AM IST

Chhath Puja 2020 concludes with 'Usha Arghya' to rising sun

Chhath Puja concludes with devotees offering prayers to the rising sun on Saturday. 

Nov 21, 2020, 08:26 AM IST

Video: Chhath Puja preparations underway at ghats amid COVID-19

This year four-day festival will be celebrated amid COVID-19 pandemic. Chhath Puja is one of the most popular festivals for the people of Bihar and parts of Uttar Pradesh. Devotees take a holy dip in river and offer ‘argh’ to the Sun. Chhath Puja usually witnessed huge crowd but this year amid pandemic, people decided not to celebrate with usual fanfare.

Nov 20, 2020, 19:10 PM IST

Chhath Puja 2020, Day 4: Saptami sunrise and sunset timings, shubh muhurat

This year, Chhath Puja began from November 18 and will last till 21st of this month. 

Nov 20, 2020, 17:46 PM IST

On Chhath Puja 2020, Bhojpuri stars Nirahua, Aamrapali Dubey, Anjana Singh wish fans, share pics!

Chhath Puja is dedicated to Sun God (Surya Dev). On this day, devotees offer prayers to Surya Dev, his consort Usha and Pratusha (Chhathi Maiya) respectively.

Nov 20, 2020, 17:27 PM IST

Folk singer Maithili Thakur sings on auspicious Chhath festival

On the auspicious Chhath festival, lets hear some folk songs in the beautiful voice of Maithili Thakur.

Nov 20, 2020, 14:16 PM IST

Chhath Puja 2020 Muhurat: Shashthi, Saptami tithi sunrise and sunset timings

The day is dedicated to Sun God (Surya Dev), where devotees offer prayers to the supreme lord, his consort Usha and Pratusha (Chhathi Maiya) respectively. 

Nov 20, 2020, 13:01 PM IST

Maharashtra issues guidelines for Chhath Puja 2020; check out latest restrictions

According to an official statement, Maharashtra Home Minister has urged devotees not to gather around lakes or ponds, sea sides or any water body to celebrate the Chhath Puja in view of the COVID-19 threat.

Nov 20, 2020, 12:51 PM IST

Chhath Puja 2020, Day 3: Devotees to offer 'argha', prasad to Sun God — Know importance of this day

This year, the main celebration will take place on the third day, November 20, where when devotees will offer 'Argha' to the Sun God at sunset and offer prasad. 

Nov 20, 2020, 07:27 AM IST

Chhath Geet 2020: Khesari Lal Yadav's new Bhojpuri song 'Chhath Ghate Chali' hits YouTube - Watch

Chhath Puja is dedicated to the Sun God (Surya Dev). It is a four-day-long festival where devotees offer prayers to Surya Dev, his consort Usha and Pratusha (Chhathi Maiya) respectively.

Nov 19, 2020, 18:48 PM IST

Calcutta HC turns down West Bengal govt's review petition, no Chhath Puja rituals at Subhas Sarovar

The Calcutta High Court has dismissed a petition by West Bengal government seeking permission to conduct Chhath Puja at Subhas Sarovar.

Nov 19, 2020, 16:43 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Who is 'cheating' on Chhath?

This is a show named 'Taal Thok Ke', in which we bring you a panel discussion on concurrent issues. In today's episode of 'Taal Thok Ke' we will discuss - Who is 'cheating' on Chhath?

Nov 18, 2020, 19:06 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal asked opposition to co-operate on Chhath

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal asked opposition to co-operate on Chhath and politicize the matter.

Nov 18, 2020, 17:44 PM IST

Ban on Chhath Puja in public places amid rising Corona case in Delhi

Banning Chhath in public places has raised the political issue. Delhi BJP officials held a demonstration at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence on Tuesday, while the Aam Aadmi Party said that the central government had issued guidelines to ban the celebration of Chhath Puja in public places and accused BJP of doing politics on the issue.

Nov 18, 2020, 17:44 PM IST

Delhi High Court rejects plea challenging AAP govt's ban on celebrating 'Chhath Puja' at public places

Delhi witnessed over 7,000 cases on November 6, followed by record single-day spike of 8,593 cases on November 11.


Nov 18, 2020, 16:20 PM IST

Delhi High Court upholds State Government order prohibiting Chhath Pooja at public places

Delhi High Court refused to interfere with Delhi Government's order prohibiting Chhath Pooja at public places.

Nov 18, 2020, 14:16 PM IST

This is how Chhath Puja is celebrated in Corona times

In Corona times, Chhath Puja is celebrated with a bit of carefulness.

Nov 18, 2020, 14:06 PM IST

Chhath Puja 2020: The auspicious four-day festival begins with Nahay Khay today - Check vidhi and shubh muhurat

Chhath Puja revolves around the Sun God and devotees worship him during sunset and sunrise.

Nov 18, 2020, 09:25 AM IST