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Lord Jagannath Temple

Puri's Jagannath temple closed for 12 hours due to protests over alleged assault of servitor

The gates of the 900-year-old temple which open around 5 am daily opened almost 12 hours later at 4.30 pm, depriving several devotees of the deity's 'darshan'.

Dec 29, 2018, 11:01 AM IST

Odisha: After 34 years, panel to inspect Lord Jagannath Temple's 'Ratna Bhandar' today

The panel members will only inspect Lord Jagannath temple's 'Ratna Bhandar' to examine its structural stability and its safety.

Apr 04, 2018, 06:35 AM IST

Girl raped inside Lord Jagannath temple

A physically challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth inside the premises of Lord Jagannath temple here, police said today.

Apr 02, 2017, 14:12 PM IST

PM Modi to meet Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to discuss drought situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday hold a high-level meeting with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to discuss drought situation in the state.

May 21, 2016, 09:04 AM IST

PM Modi assures Odisha CM on repair of Lord Jagannath temple in Puri

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday assured Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on necessary instructions for the repair of Jagamohan prayer hall structure at the Lord Jagannath temple in Puri.

May 18, 2016, 01:08 AM IST

Central team to inspect Lord Jagannath Temple's structural safety

The central government would send a delegation headed by culture secretary to inspect structural safety of the Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri.

May 16, 2016, 19:23 PM IST

PM Modi's Odisha visit: From inaugurating NISER, IOCL projects to visiting Puri temple - Things to know

PM Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Odisha, will attend two programmes on Sunday, besides visiting the Lord Jagannath temple at Puri.

Feb 07, 2016, 09:25 AM IST

Cowry game replaces gambling in Odisha during Laxmi Puja

Shiny and sparkly cowries shells have come to the centre-stage to add colour to the festive Laxmi puja in Odisha.

Oct 28, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

Opposition blames Odisha government for temple ritual fiasco

 The alleged mismanagement of `Brahma Paribartan` ceremony at Lord Jagannath`s temple continued to rock state politics on Friday as the Congress and BJP blamed the Odisha government for the "fiasco".

Jun 19, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

Ritual to replace idols at Jagannath Temple ends

The ancient ritual of carrying wood 'Daru' for creating a new set of idols for the famed Lord Jagannath Temple ended in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.

May 23, 2015, 14:41 PM IST