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Aamir Khan celebrates Baisakhi with social media influencer Ruhee Dosani and her family
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Aamir Khan celebrates Baisakhi with social media influencer Ruhee Dosani and her family

Aamir Khan and Ruhee Dosani celebrated Baisakhi together as they bonded over halwa, lassi and Bhangra moves.

Complaint against Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann for entering Gurudwara in inebriated state
India

Complaint against Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann for entering Gurudwara in inebriated state

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga filed the police complaint against Mann for allegedly entering Gurudwara Damdama Sahib in a drunk condition

CJI NV Ramana visits Golden Temple in Amritsar
India

CJI NV Ramana visits Golden Temple in Amritsar

CJI NV Ramana greeted the people on the occasion of Baisakhi and wished the people of Punjab peace and prosperity

This Baisakhi, here are some of the best songs to add to your playlist
India

This Baisakhi, here are some of the best songs to add to your playlist

As you gear up to welcome the onset of spring, here are some of our suggestions for your Baisakhi celebration playlist:

PM Modi pays tribute to Jallianwala Bagh massacre victims, says their unparalleled courage will motivate generations
India

PM Modi pays tribute to Jallianwala Bagh massacre victims, says their unparalleled courage will motivate generations

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place on 13 April 1919, when troops of the British Indian Army fired machine guns into a crowd of unarmed protesters who had congregated in Punjab's Amritsar

Baisakhi 2022: All about date, history, significance and how the festival is celebrated
India

Baisakhi 2022: All about date, history, significance and how the festival is celebrated

Those observing this festival believe that the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh, recognized and established the famous Khalsa Panth on this day

Baisakhi 2022: Greetings, quotes and messages you can send on Sikh New Year
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Baisakhi 2022: Greetings, quotes and messages you can send on Sikh New Year

The northern region of India marks this day as the beginning of the spring harvest season. Baisakhi is observed on the first day of Vaishakhi month as per the Hindu solar calendar.

102 Years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Narendra Modi, Harsimrat Kaur Badal pay tribute to martyrs
India

102 Years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Narendra Modi, Harsimrat Kaur Badal pay tribute to martyrs

General Dyer entered the premises of Amritsar's Jallianwala Bagh and ordered the British Army to open fire on innocent civilians

Baisakhi 2021: All you need to know about festival that marks onset of harvest season
India

Baisakhi 2021: All you need to know about festival that marks onset of harvest season

The festival is celebrated in most parts of the country by different names. It is known as Baisakhi in North India, in Tamil Nadu it is called Puthandu, Bihu in Assam and Pahela Baisakh in Bengal

Coronavirus Outbreak: Baisakhi celebrations gives fun a miss as COVID-19 cases climb, country remains under lockdown
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Baisakhi celebrations gives fun a miss as COVID-19 cases climb, country remains under lockdown

Farmers on Baisakhi pay tributes to the gods for a good harvest, which also symbolises prosperity.

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Narendra Modi, Amarinder Singh, Kejriwal pay tribute to martyrs on tragedy's 101st anniversary
India

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Narendra Modi, Amarinder Singh, Kejriwal pay tribute to martyrs on tragedy's 101st anniversary

On 13 April, 1919, British soldiers, under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer, opened fire at a crowd of unarmed protesters and pilgrims who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar on Baisakhi

From Baisakhi to Vishu, these traditional foods mark the advent of New Year festivals across India
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From Baisakhi to Vishu, these traditional foods mark the advent of New Year festivals across India

Baisakhi in Punjab, Poila Boishak in West Bengal, Puthandu in Tamil Nadu, Bihu in Assam, Ugadi in Karnataka, Vishu in Kerala, Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra and the Sindhi New Year Cheti Chand— are all an embodiment of the same celebratory spirit when people use fresh produce from the harvest and cook an assortment of dishes.

A visit to Jallianwala Bagh 100 years after the 1919 massacre evokes as much rage as gratitude
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A visit to Jallianwala Bagh 100 years after the 1919 massacre evokes as much rage as gratitude

As the Jallianwala Bagh massacre completes 100 years on 13 April, 1919, no amount of adornment can gloss over the irrevocable loss and the apology that the British still owe India.

Pakistan says allegations that it blocked access of Sikh pilgrims to Indian diplomats are 'baseless'
India

Pakistan says allegations that it blocked access of Sikh pilgrims to Indian diplomats are 'baseless'

Pakistan has rejected as "baseless" the allegations that it blocked access of visiting Indian Sikh pilgrims to Indian diplomats and even "compelled" the Indian High Commissioner to return while on way to Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Punjab province

Centre blocks Pakistani train from entering India, 300 Sikh pilgrims stranded on Attari border
India

Centre blocks Pakistani train from entering India, 300 Sikh pilgrims stranded on Attari border

Nearly 300 pilgrims, mostly Sikhs, from different parts of India were stranded at the Attari railway station near Amritsar on Wednesday after the Centre didn't allow a special train from Pakistan to enter India.

Shilpa Shetty, Jackie Shroff, Jeetendra celebrate Baisakhi at Khalsa College
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Shilpa Shetty, Jackie Shroff, Jeetendra celebrate Baisakhi at Khalsa College

Shilpa Shetty, Jitendra and other B-towners celebrated Baisakhi at Khalsa college in Mumbai. Here are the photos.

PM Modi greets nation, wishes everyone on Baisakhi, Bihu and Vishu
India

PM Modi greets nation, wishes everyone on Baisakhi, Bihu and Vishu

PM Modi tweets special wishes for the various festivals celebrated across India