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Dahi Handi leaves one dead, 40 injured in Mumbai

Aug 10, 2012

Dahi Handi leaves one dead, 40 injured in Mumbai

Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra erupted in a riot of colours and festivity to mark Janmasthami's popular Dahi-Handi celebrations here Friday. #NewsTracker #Krishna Janmashtami #dahi handi

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Dahi handi: From prank to political platform, but a sport?

Aug 10, 2012

Dahi handi: From prank to political platform, but a sport?

A small lobby has started exploring the possibility of making dahi handi a sport and getting it recognition like what kabaddi has. It could need standardisation of the height at which the handis are placed, the number of tiers in the human pyramid. #CultureDecoder #Krishna Janmashtami #dahi handi

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Dahi handi: From prank to political platform, but a sport?

Aug 18, 2014

Image of Asia: Celebrating Krishna's birthday

In this photo by Rafiq Maqbool, youngsters in Mumbai form a human pyramid to break the "Dahi handi," an earthen pot filled with curd, an integral part of celebrations to mark Janmashtami, the festival that celebrates the birth of child-god Krishna. T...