In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins

Mandi |Thursday, 2018 8:45:05 AM IST

A day after celebrations ended in other northern states, Mahashivratri festivities, unique to this Himachal Pradesh town that will continue for a week, began on Thursday amidst a gathering of over 200

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Thousands offer prayers to mark Maha Shivratri in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST

Amid tight security arrangements, thousands of people offered prayers at various temples across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Wednesday to mark Maha Shivratri.

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Happy Maha Shivratri, wish Bollywood stars

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

From Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi to Madhur Bhandarkar and Kajol, Bollywood celebrities on Tuesday took to Twitter to wish their fans and family on Maha Shivratri.

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Devotees throng Mahakaleshwar on Shivratri

Ujjain | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

Amid elaborate security arrangements, thousands of devotees from across the country thronged this ancient temple town's Mahakaleshwar shrine – one of India's dozen jyotirlingas – today on the occa

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Kejriwal greets people on Mahashivratri

New Delhi | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday greeted people on the occasion of Mahashivratri. ''Greetings to every one on occasion of Mahashivratri,'' Mr Kejriwal tweeted. UNI NY RSA 1354

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'Mahashivratri' being celebrated with religious fervour in Marathwada

Aurangabad | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

Festival of 'Mahashivratri' is being celebrated with traditional enthusiasm and religious fervour across the Marathwada region on Tuesday. The devotees observed fasts and held prayers to Lord

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Amid 'Bam Bam Bhole' chants, Maha Shivratri celebrated with fervour in Jammu

Jammu | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

Amid chants of 'Bam Bam Bhole', Maha Shivratri was celebrated on Tuesday with religious fervor in this winter capital of the state. Devotees drawn from different areas since morning thronged various S

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'Mahashivratri' celebrated in Nashik

Nashik | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

'Mahashivratri,' literally meaning the 'Great Night of Lord Shiva,' is being celebrated in this Maharashtra town, with religious fervour and gaiety. Devotees pour milk on Shivling and offer 'Bel' leav

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Punjab Guv greets people on Mahashivratri

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

Punjab Governor and Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh VP Singh Badnore on Tuesday extended greetings to the people on the sacred occasion of Maha Shivratri, the festival dedicated to

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Sugar mkt closed today for ''Mahashivratri''

Kolhapur | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

Gur and sugar markets in Kolhapur and turmeric futures market in Sangli were officially closed today on account of "Mahashivratri". UNI SSS NV SM1105

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Punjab CM, Assembly speaker Rana K P Singh greet people on Mahashivratri

Chandigarh | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana K P Singh on Tuesday greeted the people on 'Mahashivratri', urging them to celebrate the festival in the spirit of bro

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Shiva temples reverberates with 'Om Namah Shivay' on Mahashivratri in UP

Lucknow | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

Lakhs of devotees thronged Shiva temples across Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday on the auspicious festival of Mahashivratri with the whole atmosphere reverberating with the chants of "Om Namah Shivaya" and v

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