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Ghanshyam Tiwari case rests on central leadership

Announcing to pitch candidates at all 200 seats of state in upcoming assembly elections, BJP MLA from Sanganer constituency Ghanshyam Tiwari left a window open for reconciliation by postponing the..

Bihar gears up for four-day Chhath Mahaparv starting Tuesday

Even as lakhs of people in Bihar prepare for four-day Chhath Mahaparv, the biggest festival of Bihar commencing on October 24 this year, the state government machinery is working round the clock to..

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News video: Hundreds of Muslims attend 'Khichdi Parv' at Gorakhnath Math

Hundreds of Muslims attend 'Khichdi Parv' at Gorakhnath Math 02:50

Gorakhpur, Jan 30 (ANI): Gorakhpur is a city situated along the banks of Rapti River in north-eastern Uttar Pradesh. The city gets its name from Gorakhnath Math which was built to honour the place..
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News video: Six dead, 10 injured in Gangasagar mela stampede

Six dead, 10 injured in Gangasagar mela stampede 00:29

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..
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News video: Raman Singh joins Makar Sankranti festivities including kite flying

Raman Singh joins Makar Sankranti festivities including kite flying 00:31

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..
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News video: Shivraj Singh Chouhan kick starts maiden weeklong functions ‘Anandam’

Shivraj Singh Chouhan kick starts maiden weeklong functions ‘Anandam’ 02:58

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..
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News video: Ridding Oneself Of Sin In Ganga One Dip At A Time

Ridding Oneself Of Sin In Ganga One Dip At A Time 01:51

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.
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Udaan 24 January 2017, Written Update of Full Episode: Ragini decides to take Suraj to Azadganj for Makar Sankranti fest

Udaan 24 January 2017, Written Update of Full Episode: Ragini decides to take Suraj to Azadganj for Makar Sankranti fest with a hidden agenda
Bollywood Life

Now Assamese say ban on Bulbuli fights marring Bihu fun

now assamese say ban on bulbuli fights marring bihu fun
*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"..

State should respect people's faith: Sri Sri Ravishankar

The spiritual leader said that Makar Sankranti and Pongal are bigger festivals than Diwali for Tamils and this sentiment must be respected.

'Cow dung neutralizes radioactive elements'

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..

Probe begins into Patna boat mishap

The Bihar government on Sunday initiated a probe into the Makar Sankranti boat mishap in which at least 24 people, including women and children, died while several others were injured.

Mumbai: BMC engineers pilot initiative to help martyred soldiers' families

mumbai: bmc engineers pilot initiative to help martyred soldiers' families
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..

Will you pick NOTA over neta?

will you pick nota over neta?
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..

The season of India’s thanksgiving festivals

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..

Patna boat tragedy: CM Nitish Kumar holds review meeting

The boat tragedy that took place on Makar Sankranti claimed 24 lives.

Six pilgrims die in Gangasagar fair rush, Bengal govt says not stampede

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

Sushil Modi explains why CM Nitish Kumar should take flak for boat tragedy

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..

Six devotees die in stampede at Bengal Sagar Mela

* 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

BJP slams Nitish for capsize

* 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

West Bengal: Stampede in Gangasagar fair, at least 5 dead

In a tragic incident, five Gangasagar pilgrims died in stampede in Kochuberia jetty in West Bengal.  Gangasagar fair stampede: Stampede happened on jetty number 5 of Kachuberia area (South24..

Uttarayan: Concerns over bird fatalities during kite festival

*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

Bihar boat tragedy: Rescue operations called off, case registered against boatman

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

West Bengal: 5 Ganga Sagar pilgrims die in stampede

*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

In Bihar, death toll in Patna boat tragedy has risen to 25

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

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