raksha bandhan

Srinagar: With the arrival of the ‘Chari Mubarak’ (Lord Shiva’s Mace) at the cave shrine where final prayers were performed, the 40-day-long Amarnath Yatra ended on Monday. Swami Dipendra Giri, the custodian of the Holy Mace, reached the shrine. A small group of devotees who had reached the Baltal base camp in the northern part of …

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday greeted the people on Raksha Bandhan, saying the festival celebrates the sacred bond of commitment between brothers and sisters. “On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, I offer my warm greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens,” the President said in …

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government has announced that women across the state will get free ride on all state-owned buses on Raksha Bandhan day. UP chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, the women will be able to avail free ride from midnight of August 6 till midnight of August 7. Necessary instructions have been issued to the Uttar …

Nagar Haveli: A very-very funny situation was likely to be faced by the employees of the government departments of Daman and Diu, following a circular bounding the female staffers to tie Rakhi to their male colleagues. The diktat, however, has been withdrawn a day later on Wednesday. In a shocking decree, issued by Deputy Secretary …

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, took to twitter on the festive day of Raksha Bandhan and extended their wishes to the country. President Mukherjee wrote that on this occasion we should resolve to ensure that women and girls of our country feel safe and secure at all times. “May …

Fatehpur: Making an emotional appeal ahead of the Rakhi festivity, the sister of Dharmendra Kumar, who is in the Saudi Arabian jail from past four years, has urged the Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj to help her out in his release. Family claims that Dharmendra is facing imprisonment for a crime not committed by him. The family …