People from all sections of society came together to celebrate the festive occasion.
Holi revelry took an ugly turn in Keonjhar after five persons were injured following a group clash at Gadabandhagoda village. The condition of two persons is said to be critical and they have been shifted to Cuttack.
What devotees coming to Srimandir are missing is sensitivity and empathy. The stampede-like situation on Holi Purnima seems to be a wakeup call. Devotees do deserve a lot more respect and attention and it is the bounden duty of the state government to ensure this without delay.
After 2 years, markets in Bhubaneswar witnessed good business during the festival of colours 'Holi'.
"With entry-level models facing component shortages in 2021, we also saw faster diffusion of key features in the mid-tier segment," it added.
Free distribution of gas cylinders during Holi and Diwali was one of the key poll promises, the BJP had made in the recently concluded UP elections.
Here are some colourful web series and movie recommendations to fill you up with joy this festive weekend:
Holi On Basant Panchami: Watch Celebrations From Banke Bihari Temple In Vrindavan Mathura.
Khurda: A day after a youth was brutally murdered in Khajuripada village of Khurda district during Holi celebrations, police arrested four persons including the prime accused on Saturday. According to reports, one Santosh Patra of Khajuriapada village was attacked and beaten to death by a group of youths soon after they entered into a verbal […]
Berhampur/Cuttack: Holi celebration was on Friday marred by drowning of at least two persons while taking bath in separate water bodies in Odisha. In Ganjam district, one person got drowned in Gopalpur sea at the Haripur Ghat while two others went missing in the sea following Holi celebrations in the city. The deceased was identified […]
Bhubaneswar: People of Odisha today celebrated Holi with festive spirit to mark harmony and brotherhood, the theme of the festival of colours. Also known as “Dola Purnima” or “Basant Utsav” in Odisha, Holi is one of the major festivals celebrated across the country. The festival was observed with pomp and grandeur by the residents of […]
Bhubaneswar: With the festival of colours Holi barely a day away, Commissionerate Police has now geared up to put a check on the sale of harmful chemical colours in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Police Commissioner YB Khurania on Wednesday informed that two special teams have been formed to conduct surprise raids on […]
Bhubaneswar: Over 50 persons were injured in separate incidents of group clashes today marring Holi celebrations across Odisha. Most of the clashes that took place in several parts of the state including at Bhubaneswar are believed to be the fallout of the ongoing rivalry between the groups since panchayat elections. Police had to fire tear-gas […]
Bhubaneswar: Holi was celebrated with great enthusiasm throughout Odisha today, with special programmes organised to mark harmony and brotherhood that go hand-in-hand with the theme of the festival of colours. Also known as “Dola Purnima” and “Basant Utsav”, Holi is one of the major festivals celebrated across the country and globe. The festival was observed […]
Bhubaneswar: Tragedy struck Holi celebrations in Odisha as at least four persons were killed in various incidents of drowning across the State on Monday, official said. All the victims were either minors or youngsters who had gone to water bodies to take bath after playing Holi. In Kendrapara, two boys drowned in a pond at […]