Pilgrimage(Search results - 29)
IndiaJul 18, 2020, 2:04 PM IST
Defence minister Rajnath Singh offers prayers at Amarnath cave shrine
The Amarnath cave is considered to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism and hundreds of thousands of devotees make an annual pilgrimage to it across challenging mountainous terrain
IndiaFeb 16, 2020, 3:45 PM IST
Shivaratri gift! PM Modi inaugurates Kashi-Mahakal express connecting 3 important pilgrimage centres
PM Modi inaugurates the Kashi-Mahakal express connecting three important pilgrimage points.
IndiaNov 16, 2019, 5:00 PM IST
Kerala: Sabarimala temple doors open for pilgrimage season
Sabarimala shrine opened today for the 41-day annual pilgrimage season. Security has been heightened around the hill shrine. More than 10,000 cops will be deployed in four phases.
IndiaNov 16, 2019, 12:43 PM IST
Sabarimala pilgrimage: Activist Trupti Desai to visit shrine with or without protection
Ahead of the opening of the Sabarimala Temple, Kerala devaswom board minister K Surendran had on November 15 said the state government will not provide protection to women devotees visiting the temple. Those who need protection should get an order from the Supreme Court. However, women’s rights activist Trupti Desai has stated that she will visit the shrine after November 20, whether or not she is given protection.
IndiaNov 15, 2019, 2:12 PM IST
Sabarimala verdict: Temple gears up for peaceful pilgrimage season
The battle over women’s entry into the Sabarimala temple continues as the pilgrimage season is about to begin. The Supreme Court has referred the matter to a larger Constitution bench, saying it needs detailed examination. Travancore Devaswom Board hopes for a peaceful pilgrimage.
IndiaAug 24, 2019, 12:02 PM IST
Jerusalem pilgrimage advertisements on Tirupati tickets sparks row
Tickets to the temple town of Tirumala bore the advertisements of Jerusalem pilgrimage creating an uproar in Andhra Pradesh. The transport body's executive director for operations confirmed that this has been brought to their notice and that they are probing into it.
IndiaAug 17, 2019, 2:41 PM IST
Kerala: Sabarimala temple gets new head priest for pilgrimage season
AK Sudhir Nampoothiri and MS Parameswaran Nampoothiri were selected as head priest of Sabarimala temple and melsanthi of Malikappuram temple respectively
IndiaAug 4, 2019, 1:13 PM IST
Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage security concerns: Air India reduces prices of Delhi-Srinagar flights
It is reportedly said that Air India flights from Srinagar to New Delhi would cost Rs. 6,715 while flights from New Delhi to Srinagar would cost Rs. 6,899.
IndiaAug 3, 2019, 12:52 PM IST
Amarnath pilgrimage cut short due to Pakistan-sponsored terrorism: Telangana BJP
K Krishna Saagar Rao, Telangana BJP chief spokesperson slammed Pakistan for its state-sponsored terrorism that is affecting the people of Kashmir, while cutting short the Amarnath yatra.
IndiaJul 31, 2019, 5:31 PM IST
Amarnath yatra suspended till August 4; over 3 lakh pilgrims register for 46-day pilgrimage
Earlier too the Amarnath yatra was suspended on July 8 and July 13 due to a strike called by separatists in the Kashmir valley. The death toll has risen to 30 and this time yatra has been suspended till August 4 due to warning of bad weather
IndiaJul 24, 2019, 9:57 AM IST
Kanwar Yatra 2019: Kanvarias bowled over by bike, T-shirts of PM Modi, CM Yogi prints
Kanwar Yatra 2019 is an annual pilgrimage by the devotees of Lord Shiva to Haridwar and allied places. This year, T-shirts with prints of PM Modi and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath are the main attractions for the devotees.
IndiaJan 20, 2019, 6:44 PM IST
Sabarimala temple closes after pilgrimage season
As the Sabarimala temple closed, the opposition BJP ended its 49-day-long hunger strike staged in front of the secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram.
IndiaDec 26, 2018, 9:03 AM IST
Sabarimala: Kerala Police say can’t provide security to women pilgrims
As per reports, the Kerala Police also said that the state government will take the final decision on providing security to women pilgrims. The rush at Sabarimala temple is getting increased day by day as the pilgrimage season is coming to an end.