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Mahashivratri 2020: How to download and send themed WhatsApp stickers
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Mahashivratri 2020: How to download and send themed WhatsApp stickers

You can choose from among many third-party Shivratri-themed WhatsApp stickers from the Play Store.

Tej Pratap Yadav's wife accuses him of being a drug addict and 'dressing up like Lord Ram', as reply in divorce case
India

Tej Pratap Yadav's wife accuses him of being a drug addict and 'dressing up like Lord Ram', as reply in divorce case

In a startling revelation, the wife of former Bihar health minister Tej Pratap Yadav has filed a reply in court, in connection to their divorce case accusing Pratap of being a marijuana addict and also of harassing her.

Policeman giving foot massage to pilgrim, relaxation of no-helmet rule: How Kanwariyas get special treatment in Yogi Adityanath's UP
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Policeman giving foot massage to pilgrim, relaxation of no-helmet rule: How Kanwariyas get special treatment in Yogi Adityanath's UP

Kanwariyas are pilgrims who offer the holy water from River Ganga to Lord Shiva by walking several miles in the Shraavana month of Hindu calendar.

Tejism: Decoding Tej Pratap Yadav's mysterious godly attire and its true sacred meaning
India

Tejism: Decoding Tej Pratap Yadav's mysterious godly attire and its true sacred meaning

What is the exact opposite of megalomania? Former Bihar cabinet minister Tej Pratap Yadav has the answer.

Burning ghats of Benaras: In the holy city, death wears many faces, is both grand and mundane
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Burning ghats of Benaras: In the holy city, death wears many faces, is both grand and mundane

Perched between the realm of god and men is Benaras or the ‘City of Light and Lore’ by the river Ganges, archaically known as ‘Kashi’. Its ghats shine blindingly with unwavering faith in something greater than the self, but now, spiritual corruption abounds in its lanes.

DJs to play only bhajans at Kanwar Yatra in Uttar Pradesh; 'no filmy songs allowed,' orders CM Yogi Adityanath
India

DJs to play only bhajans at Kanwar Yatra in Uttar Pradesh; 'no filmy songs allowed,' orders CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that DJs will be allowed during 'Kanwar Yatra' if they play 'bhajan' and not filmy songs.

Amarnath Yatra: Jammu and Kashmir DGP reviews security, makes arrangements for smooth traffic management on Srinagar-Jammu highway
India

Amarnath Yatra: Jammu and Kashmir DGP reviews security, makes arrangements for smooth traffic management on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh on Sunday took stock of security arrangements on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway for the Amarnath Yatra

Narendra Modi's Kashi-Viswanath Temple Corridor gets boost as SC clears demolition of shops hindering progress in Varanasi project
India

Narendra Modi's Kashi-Viswanath Temple Corridor gets boost as SC clears demolition of shops hindering progress in Varanasi project

The Supreme Court cleared the demolition of six shops in Varanasi that were seen as a thorn in the side of the Rs 600-crore Kashi-Viswanath Temple Corridor project, which would create an open 50-feet wide corridor between the Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga Temple complex and the adjacent Ganges’ Manikarnika and Lalita ghats

Three Guinness world records, 24.05 cr devotees, 20,000 cops: 2019 Kumbh Mela was a mammoth feat of numbers
India

Three Guinness world records, 24.05 cr devotees, 20,000 cops: 2019 Kumbh Mela was a mammoth feat of numbers

The Sangam, which is the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati river, was witness to a feat of numbers as the Kumbh Mela broke world records and saw more than 24.05 crore devotees take a dip during the festival.

Maha Shivaratri 2019: Narendra Modi, other politicians extend greetings to nation on 'auspicious occasion'
India

Maha Shivaratri 2019: Narendra Modi, other politicians extend greetings to nation on 'auspicious occasion'

Devotees observe a fast and throng to Shiva temples to offer fruits and milk to the 'Shivaling', an aniconic representation of the deity. Many temples across the country organise fairs and cultural programmes to mark the occasion. This year’s Maha Shivratri will also mark the closing day of the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj with the last 'shahi snaan' taking place on Monday.

Maha Shivaratri to mark last day of Kumbh Mela today, one crore devotees expected to take holy dip in Sangam
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Maha Shivaratri to mark last day of Kumbh Mela today, one crore devotees expected to take holy dip in Sangam

The Sangam is all set to witness the last dip of the Kumbh Mela on Maha shivaratri on Monday, after more than 22 crore devotees took a holy bath over the duration of the festival.

'Scorpion on Shivling' controversy: Caravan editor Vinod Jose bats for Shashi Tharoor, says RSS described Narendra Modi that way in 2012
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'Scorpion on Shivling' controversy: Caravan editor Vinod Jose bats for Shashi Tharoor, says RSS described Narendra Modi that way in 2012

Shashi Tharoor had quoted an RSS source from Vinod Jose's 2012 article in The Caravan as saying that Narendra Modi was like a scorpion on a Shivling.

Madhya Pradesh polls: Rahul Gandhi to begin Malwa tour tomorrow after visit to Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain
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Madhya Pradesh polls: Rahul Gandhi to begin Malwa tour tomorrow after visit to Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain

According to a programme released by the Congress, Rahul Gandhi will address public meetings in Ujjain and Jhabua after visiting the Mahakal temple.

Rahul Gandhi to embark on Kailash Mansarovar yatra; Congress president will take 60-km journey on foot via China
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Rahul Gandhi to embark on Kailash Mansarovar yatra; Congress president will take 60-km journey on foot via China

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to undertake the 12-day pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar on Friday. Gandhi is expected to cover a distance of 60 kilometres on foot in 12 days.

Rahul Gandhi to undertake Kailash Mansarovar Yatra; Congress president likely to embark on journey tomorrow night
India

Rahul Gandhi to undertake Kailash Mansarovar Yatra; Congress president likely to embark on journey tomorrow night

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is likely to undertake the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra in the first week of September and may leave later this week for the journey

The Kanwar Yatra: For this set of young Kanwariyas, Bum Bole is more important than mid-term exams
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The Kanwar Yatra: For this set of young Kanwariyas, Bum Bole is more important than mid-term exams

Kishan Ram, 14, is the youngest member of the Bolo Bum Bhole Yatra Samiti that has been making the Kanwar Yatra for the past two years

The Kanwar Yatra: What began as a religious journey has morphed into an exercise in commercialisation
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The Kanwar Yatra: What began as a religious journey has morphed into an exercise in commercialisation

Not every Kanwariya is involved in making a ruckus. In fact, the ones carrying the Kanwar cannot be a party to such a crime because they are not allowed to keep it on the ground

The Kanwar Yatra: Tracing the historical origins and the present day journey of the Kanwariyas
India

The Kanwar Yatra: Tracing the historical origins and the present day journey of the Kanwariyas

The Kanwar Yatra was traditionally carried out by spiritual and religious leaders who travelled barefoot to Haridwar and other spiritual places to collect water from the Ganges for the Kumbhabhishekam of the Shiva temples in their respective areas

Uttar Pradesh govt goes out of its way to make Kanwariyas feel 'welcome,' but incidents of hooliganism instil fear in people
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Uttar Pradesh govt goes out of its way to make Kanwariyas feel 'welcome,' but incidents of hooliganism instil fear in people

Reports suggest that the Uttar Pradesh government has gone to great lengths to ensure that the Kanwariyas 'feel welcome' during the annual pilgrimage in the state.

Day before wedding, poster outside Lalu Prasad Yadav's house shows Tej Pratap and wife Aishwarya Rai as Lord Shiva, Parvati
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Day before wedding, poster outside Lalu Prasad Yadav's house shows Tej Pratap and wife Aishwarya Rai as Lord Shiva, Parvati

A day before RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's son, Tej Pratap Yadav, tied the knot with fiancee Aishwarya Rai, a poster popped up outside the Yadav residence in Patna, showing the couple as Lord Shiva and Parvati.