Pitru Paksha 2022 begins today: Pitra means ancestors from your family and Paksha is the period that takes place before the Sharad Navratri begins. During this period of Pitru Paksha, many people perform the Pind Daan ritual in Gaya, Bihar which is believed to be one of the holiest places to perform Shraadha rituals.
The battle over Veer Savarkar vs Tipu Sultan has now reached Udupi, Karnataka. Controversy has started here regarding Veer Savarkar's poster on Brahmagiri circle. A day before the hearing in the Shringar Gauri-Gyanvapi case, which will resume in the district judge's court here on Thursday, the husband of a woman litigant has filed an FIR with the Varanasi police, claiming that he had received 'sir tan se juda' (beheading) threat call from an unknown caller.