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Sara Ali Khan shares childhood picture of Holi celebration with mother Amrita Singh, brother Ibrahim
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Sara Ali Khan shares childhood picture of Holi celebration with mother Amrita Singh, brother Ibrahim

In her most recent throwback picture, Sara Ali Khan looks back at a childhood Holi celebration

Holi 2020: Priyanka Chopra hosts Nick Jonas' first, Deepika Padukone shakes a leg on Balam Pichkari
Entertainment

Holi 2020: Priyanka Chopra hosts Nick Jonas' first, Deepika Padukone shakes a leg on Balam Pichkari

Nick Jonas, who celebrated his first Holi in India with his wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas, is among the many celebs who participated in the festivities

How to have a safe and healthy Holi: Actionable tips and precautions
Health

How to have a safe and healthy Holi: Actionable tips and precautions

Read on to know how to navigate some common Holi-related issues, and have a happy, healthy Holi.

5 traditional Holi dishes with a nutritious twist to keep you healthy through the festivities
Health

5 traditional Holi dishes with a nutritious twist to keep you healthy through the festivities

Instead of depriving yourself and monitoring just what you’re putting into your mouth, why not monitor what’s being put into your food?

Supreme Court to set up vacation bench during week-long Holi break to hear urgent and ‘death penalty-related’ cases
India

Supreme Court to set up vacation bench during week-long Holi break to hear urgent and ‘death penalty-related’ cases

For the first time, the Supreme Court will have a vacation bench during the upcoming one-week Holi break to hear urgent matters. Usually, a vacation bench of the apex court only sits during the nearly six-week long summer break in May and June.

Holi in the time of Coronavirus: Whether it is safe to play and precautions that can be taken if you do
Health

Holi in the time of Coronavirus: Whether it is safe to play and precautions that can be taken if you do

With the coronavirus becoming more and more real for Indians with each passing day, the excitement that generally accompanies Holi is somewhat diminished.

JP Nadda asks BJP state chiefs not to hold Holi celebrations amid coronavirus outbreak as 28 cases reported across country
Politics

JP Nadda asks BJP state chiefs not to hold Holi celebrations amid coronavirus outbreak as 28 cases reported across country

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan had earlier confirmed that the country now had 28 confirmed cases of coronavirus

How to deal with sexual harassment on Holi
Health

How to deal with sexual harassment on Holi

If you’re confused about whether or not you were sexually harassed, chances are you probably were.

Top YouTubers Bhuvan Bam and Ashish Chanchlani first time collaborate for VMate Holi movie
India

Top YouTubers Bhuvan Bam and Ashish Chanchlani first time collaborate for VMate Holi movie

In the bid to standout and garner more attention in this year’s Holi, India’s top YouTubers Bhuvan Bam and Ashish Chanchlani will feature in a special Holi film, produced by VMate, the trending short video platform

Visva Bharati University willing to hold annual 'Basanta Utsav' on its usual schedule if West Bengal govt provides adequate security, says varsity officials
India

Visva Bharati University willing to hold annual 'Basanta Utsav' on its usual schedule if West Bengal govt provides adequate security, says varsity officials

Earlier, Visva Bharati University officials had said the spring festival will be held on 19 February instead of 9 March, citing law and order issues

Bank holidays 2020: Banks will remain closed for 10 days this month; here is the list of major bank holidays this year
Business

Bank holidays 2020: Banks will remain closed for 10 days this month; here is the list of major bank holidays this year

The month of April has nine bank holidays of which annual closing of banks (1 April) Good Friday (10 April) and Dr BR Ambedkar Jayanti (14 April) are prominent ones.

Gurugram Police makes third arrest after video of family attacked with sticks and swords during Holi goes viral
India

Gurugram Police makes third arrest after video of family attacked with sticks and swords during Holi goes viral

A video of the Gurugram attack, which surfaced on social media, purportedly shows a group of men attacking the family’s male members with sticks, even as women plead to them to stop

Sushma Swaraj seeks report into abduction, forcible conversion of two Hindu girls in Pakistan's Sindh province
India

Sushma Swaraj seeks report into abduction, forcible conversion of two Hindu girls in Pakistan's Sindh province

According to the media report, the incident occurred in Dharki town of Ghotki district in Sindh province on the eve of Holi.

Gurugram Muslim family mob attack: Goons assault locals with sticks, swords for 'playing cricket'; FIR filed
India

Gurugram Muslim family mob attack: Goons assault locals with sticks, swords for 'playing cricket'; FIR filed

The members of a family were thrashed with sticks and swords by goons after being threatened not to play cricket on the occasion of Holi in Gurugram's Bhondsi area.

Firstpost Editor's picks: BJP releases first list of Lok Sabha candidates on Holi; mystery fever hits UP's Bareilly; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's picks: BJP releases first list of Lok Sabha candidates on Holi; mystery fever hits UP's Bareilly; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's picks: BJP releases first list of Lok Sabha candidates on Holi; mystery fever hits UP; Gurpreet Singh Sandhu talks about Bengaluru FC winning ISL 2018-19 title; today's must-read stories

Holi 2019: Josh Brolin, Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon wish fans a safe and happy festival of colours
Entertainment

Holi 2019: Josh Brolin, Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon wish fans a safe and happy festival of colours

On the occasion of Holi, Bollywood celebrities wished their fans a happy and safe festival of colours

Beyond Holi ke rang: How the idea of colour has come to define Indian culture
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Beyond Holi ke rang: How the idea of colour has come to define Indian culture

While the idea of colours or rang is usually clubbed with the festival of Holi, to be fair, nothing could be further from the truth. Rang as a theme has been a mainstay of the culture of the subcontinent, shaping the region’s collective consciousness. Holi only accentuates our association with colours. However, this association with colour is in no way religious.

Bihar mahagathbandhan seat-sharing agreement for Lok Sabha polls will be announced after Holi, says Tejashwi Yadav
Politics

Bihar mahagathbandhan seat-sharing agreement for Lok Sabha polls will be announced after Holi, says Tejashwi Yadav

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that the Bihar ‘Mahagathbandhan’ is 'intact' and formal announcement of seat sharing arrangement among the allies would be made after the Holi

Mamata challenges Modi, Shah to chant 'mantras' with her, says 'don't school me on communal harmony'
Politics

Mamata challenges Modi, Shah to chant 'mantras' with her, says 'don't school me on communal harmony'

Stating that her government had renovated several temples in the state, Mamata accused the saffron party of engaging in political rhetoric over Ram Mandir ahead of general elections.

Mythology for the Millennial: This Holi, it's time to re-examine the story of the seemingly villainous Holika
Life

Mythology for the Millennial: This Holi, it's time to re-examine the story of the seemingly villainous Holika

The myths around Holi have a lot more to do with hubris than with evil women, and yet the festival is named after a wicked aunt whose only crime was to help her brother get what he wanted.