The Tehsildar wrote a letter titled, 'make Raksha Bandhan memorable, get sisters to voluntarily give up their rights'.
Some relations go beyond the usual travails of politics - that between brothers and sisters.
Cricketers, badminton players, Tokyo Olympians and medal winners wished their fans on social media
The woman, who has been hiding in her friend’s house in Kabul for the past seven days, has sent an audio message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pleading to help all the women of Afghanistan whose life and dignity are in danger.
The Indian traders now hope to replicate the rakhi success in Diwali diya and other festive product sales.
From Dev Anand-Zeenat Aman’s ‘Hare Rama Krishna’ to Hrithik Roshan-Karisma Kapoor’s ‘Fiza’, here are five Bollywood films that celebrate the bond between a brother and a sister.
In an exclusive conversation with Outlook on rakshabandhan, Krishna Shroff talks about her bond with Tiger Shroff, and explains why he one of the closest people in her life.
Mumbai-based wealth teach app Gilded has come out with special Rakhi offers allowing customers to gift fractional gold as a gift to someone they love. But what is digital gold?
Children from SOS Children's Villages of India, a pan-India NGO, at Greenfields, Faridabad, have sent handmade 'rakhis' and greetings cards to doctors, nurses and other staff of Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital in Saket and Max Hospital, Gurgaon
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The teenager from Budaun in Uttar Pradesh had undergone the surgery recently at a leading private facility in Gurgaon, and the hospital authorities claimed that it was 'the country's first pediatric dual lobe liver transplant'.
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The free rides can be availed by women and children up to age 15 on state buses so that women can easily commute to their brothers' homes to tie them the "Rakhi".
While hearing a plea filed by nine women lawyers, the apex court ordered that in such cases, stereotypes must be avoided.
When asked about whether he would himself have a word with his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray, the Bihar chief minister said, 'It is not a political matter. The issue at hand is a legal obligation of the Bihar police. We will make all possible efforts to fulfil the same.'
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said the festival reaffirms the strong ties of love and affection that bind brothers and sisters together.
When Manav Sharma, 28, was travelling on the Paschim Vihar flyover, a Chinese manjha from a kite got entangled around Sharma's neck, and slit his throat badly. The cut was so deep that his windpipe was slashed and he fell before he could halt the scooter.
In an age where people stuck in their ways and traditions are holding the world back by refusing to acknowledge changing climate and social norms, this was a refreshing instance of using an age-old tradition to move the world forward.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.