*Guwahati:* Come January and there's festivity in the air in the northeastern state of Assam. With the harvest season coming to an end, it's time for feasts, bonfires, makeshift huts, "Bulbuli fights".. Mid-Day
Gangasagar, West Bengal, Jan 15 (ANI): At least six people died and 10 others were injured in a stampede during the ongoing Gangasagar mela in West Bengal on Sunday evening. The stampede took place.. Source: News unlimited -
Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, Jan 14 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh joined in the celebrations on the occasion of Makar Sankranti in Rajnandgaon today, and was also seen participating in.. Source: News unlimited -
Bhopal, Jan 14 (ANI): On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday kickstarted its maiden weeklong functions ‘Anandam’. Chouhan.. Source: News unlimited -
Like different parts of the country even Varanasi is celebrating Makar Sankranti and the people in the temple town are taking a holy dip in the Ganges to rid themselves of their sins. Source: nnis News English -
Haridwar, Jan 14 (ANI): Devotees in large numbers on Saturday participated in the Ganga aarti on the occasion of Makar Sakranti in Haridwar. Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals.. Source: News unlimited -
Rajasthan Education minister Vasudev Devnani has claimed that cow dung neutralizes harmful radioactive elements while talking on the scientific importance of cow dung during his visit at the Hingonia.. IndiaTimes
In a stirring show of heart, the BMC engineers have come together to support the noble cause of the nation’s martyrs. Apart from collecting funds from their own pockets to hand over to the next of.. Mid-Day
Free A Billion, a non-profit initiative founded by Rajesh Jain — the man who drove Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha polls social media campaign along with BG Mahesh — is asking voters to.. Mid-Day
Every year January brings with it a host of festivals of joy and gratitude celebrated across India. As the skies begin to clear, inviting spring, there is a feeling of thankfulness to nature for all.. DNA
At least six pilgrims died while returning from Gangasagar fair here on Sunday, which the officials initially said was a stampede but the state government later claimed it was not.
District.. DNA Also reported by •Deccan Herald
BJP leader Sushil Modi alleged on Sunday that "negligence" of Bihar government led to the boat capsize that claimed 24 lives and said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar should take responsibility for the.. DNA
* Six devotees at Sagar Islands in West Bengal were killed in a stampede during the annual Ganga Sagar Mela on Sunday.
The deceased, all elderly women aged between 65 and 72, were killed after.. Deccan Herald
* The BJP on Sunday asked Nitish Kumar to accept responsibility for the Patna boat tragedy, which claimed 24 lives, and tender his resignation as chief minister.
Launching a frontal attack on the.. Deccan Herald
*Ahmedabad, (Gujarat) [India], Jan. 15 (ANI): Many birds were injured or killed as thousands took to the terraces to fly kites to celebrate 'Makar Sankranti' on January 14, marking the arrival of.. ANI News
As many as 25 people lost their lives as the overcrowded boat was returning from a kite flying festival, organised as part of Makar Sankranti by the Bihar Tourism Department, capsized around 6 pm.. India Today
*Five Ganga Sagar pilgrims, including a woman died in a stampede at a jetty at Kochuberia in West Bengals South 24 Parganas district today.*District officials said two pilgrims died on the spot and.. Deccan Herald
A boat carrying about 40 people capsized in Ganga River near NIT ghat yesterday evening.The victims were returning from Diara area after participating in a Kite festival organised by the state.. All India Radio
*Embattled Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav today received an option B with Lok Dal offering its symbol and national president post to him in case the SP symbol cycle was frozen by the.. Deccan Herald
Lakhs of devotees from across India and abroad took a holy dip yesterday in Ganga Sagar Fair at the confluence of the Ganga and Bay of Bengal at the annual Fair on Makar Sankranti. South 24 Paraganas.. All India Radio