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Makar Sankranti

Cattle made to walk through flames in this ritual in Karnataka

Cattle are made to walk through fire to celebrate Makar Sankranti, the festival of harvest.

Jan 17, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

Cattle made to walk over burning hay as part of Makar Sankranti celebrations in Karnataka: Watch

In a video shared by news agency ANI, men decorated cattle with garlands and bells and made them walk over hay set ablaze.

Jan 17, 2019, 00:07 AM IST

5W1H: Amit Shah flies kite on occasion of Makar Sankranti

On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah flew kites in Ahmedabad’s Naranpura area.

Jan 15, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

On Makar Sankranti, over three million take holy dip in Bengal's Gangasagar Mela

The Gangasagar Mela is rated as the second largest assembly of people after the quadrennial Kumbh Mela. 

Jan 15, 2019, 10:29 AM IST

Kumbh Mela 2019 begins with Shahi Snan by akhadas amid unprecedented security

Sadhus, sages and devotees took a dip in the Triveni Sangam – the confluence of three rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati – to cleanse their sins.

Jan 15, 2019, 06:26 AM IST

Akshay Kumar gives kite flying lessons to daughter Nitara on Makar Sankranti—Watch

If Makar Sankranti dominates the northern belt then Pongal and Bihu are largely celebrated in South and East India.

Jan 14, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

5W1H: Amit Shah flies kite on occasion of Makar Sankranti

On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah flew kites in Ahmedabad’s Naranpura area.

Jan 14, 2019, 18:06 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Makar Sankranti to be celebrated across India today

Makar Sankranti is celebrated across the country today in different ways. Watch full video to know more.

Jan 14, 2019, 09:04 AM IST

News50: Here's How Makar Sankranti is celebrated across India

India is gearing up to celebrate Makar Sankranti that falls on 14th January this year. Kites, Fairs and Lots Of Food are a part of the celebrations. Watch full video to know more.

Jan 14, 2019, 07:46 AM IST

Makar Sankranti 2019: Here's how India celebrates the festival

Makar Sankranti is celebrated across the nation on January 14, 2019

Jan 14, 2019, 07:28 AM IST

5W1H: Makar Sankranti to be celebrated across India

India is gearing up to celebrate Makar Sankranti that falls on 14th January this year, some parts of the country would be celebrating it on 15th January. Makar Sankranti is basically a celebration of Sun's move into the 10th house of the zodiac Capricorn or Makara.

Jan 13, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

B-Town wishes 'love', 'happiness' on Lohri, Pongal

As the festive fervor has set in with festivals like Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu, Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Hema Malini wished love and happiness to their fans on the occasion.

Jan 13, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Over 90 lakh take holy dip in Sangam on 'Makar Sankranti'

It was estimated that by sunset over 1 crore people would have taken a dip in the Sangam at Allahabad.

Jan 15, 2018, 18:18 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan celebrates Makar Sankranti on 'Zero' sets—Pic

Makar Sankranti was celebrated on January 14.

Jan 15, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

Vijay Rupani and Amit Shah fly kites, celebrate Makar Sankranti

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday celebrated the festival of Makar Sankranti by flying kites.

Jan 14, 2018, 21:35 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri

In a series of tweets, PM Modi greeted various communities celebrating the festivals in different forms in Assam, Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Gujarat.

Jan 14, 2018, 18:59 PM IST

Over 20 lakh devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti

Every year, on Makar Sankranti day, an ocean of pilgrims gather here to take a dip at the confluence of the River Ganga and the Bay of Bengal and offer prayers in the Kapil Muni Temple.

Jan 14, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Uttarayan, Magh Bihu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on January 14, 2018, to wish the entire nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Uttarayan, Magh Bihu.

Jan 14, 2018, 08:54 AM IST

Stampede at Gangasagar Mela in West Bengal, 6 dead; PM Modi announces ex-gratia

In an unfortunate incident, at least six persons died on Sunday after a stampede took place in Gangasagar Mela.

Jan 15, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

RSS not against anyone, working to unite and strengthen Hindu community: Mohan Bhagwat

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday asserted the organisation is 'not against anyone' but only working to unite and strengthen the Hindu community.

Jan 14, 2017, 17:43 PM IST