Also known as the Ashadhi Ekadashi, it falls on the eleventh lunar day of the Shukla paksha in the Hindu month of Ashadha (June - July). Like all Ekadashis, the day is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.Jul 01, 2020, 10:09 AM IST
A farmer in Pandharpur, a town near Solapur district in Maharashtra, decided to woo his bride by sending a helicopter to her village to pick her up for the wedding venue.Jun 09, 2019, 13:12 PM IST
Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray will be visiting Varanasi and will address a congregation of religious leaders in the temple town of Pandharpur in Maharashtra on December 24.Dec 22, 2018, 09:40 AM IST
"The priest Ashok Bhadage, stands suspended. We cannot tolerate such violent behaviour within the temple premises," Solapur district Collector Rajendra Bhosale told PTI.May 20, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his wife Amruta performed a maha puja (grand prayer) at the Lord Vitthal temple in Pandharpur on 'Ashadhi Ekadashi' early Friday.Jul 15, 2016, 09:57 AM IST
Maharashtra's temple town Pandharpur is all set to get the world's biggest toilet facility to serve to the needs of over three lakh pilgrims who throng the shrine to seek the blessings of Lord Vitthal, the state's presiding deity, here.Jul 06, 2016, 19:15 PM IST
The Maharashtra government is mulling a plan to provide drinking water to drought-affected Latur in the Marathwada region through railway wagons.Aug 11, 2015, 19:03 PM IST
Making a scathing attack on NCP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that if the Sharad Pawar-led party is voted to power again, it will further increase its "corrupt activities."Oct 12, 2014, 14:26 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh government is making arrangements to airlift bodies of eight people and 13 others injured in a road accident in Maharashtra early Tuesday.Oct 07, 2014, 13:47 PM IST
The Bombay High Court today formed a high-powered committee to provide proper sanitation and monitor pollution in Chandrabhaga river in the holy town of Pandharpur for the Asadi Ekadashi festival on July 9 amidst reports of manual scavenging prevailing there.Jul 03, 2014, 21:29 PM IST
Expressing anguish over Maharashtra government`s apathy towards manual scavengers in the pilgrimage city of Pandharpur in Solapur district, the Bombay High Court today said it will shock the conscience of anybody to know that this inhuman practice continues unabated till date.Apr 16, 2014, 18:32 PM IST
BJP`s Maharashtra leader Eknath Khadse demanded roll back of Mumbai Police Commissioner Satypal Singh`s order asking police stations to remove photographs and idols of deities from premises.Apr 15, 2013, 21:24 PM IST
Carrying a palanquin of famous saint Dnyaneshwar with a message of water conservation, about a dozen boats have sailed off to Indrayani on a unique river
expedition to the pilgrim town of Pandharpur.
More than eight lakh devotees reached the temple town of Pandharpur in the district,
to witness the `maha-puja` of Lord Vitthal and his consort
Rukhmini, on the occasion of `Ashadhi Ekadashi`.
The week-long Ashadai Ekadashi
festival at Lord Vitthala temple at Pandharpur will get under
way on July 21 with the Chief Minister Ashok Chavan performing
Hundreds of grief stricken `Warkari`
pilgrims paid their last respects to an 82-year-old Muslim woman who had been a fellow traveller to Pandharpur, when she died here today on the way to the temple town.