How Durga can be embodied by the women of today’s time

By Ritika Handoo | Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:41

Durga Durga!

This holy chant reverberates in the soul of all those who immerse themselves in the bhakti of Goddess Durga (the form of shakti), which embodies power in itself. Maa Durga is often described as the influential diety, who won in her fight of good over evil, and ensured the spirit of ‘righteousness’.

Significance of Vijayadashami in East India

By Anindita Dev | Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 13:00

The last day of the 10-day-long Durga Puja festival culminates with the immersion of the Durga murti, following a grand procession.

In West Bengal, Assam and Odisha, Durga Puja is celebrated for five days through the nine-day-long Navaratri, and the last day is known as `Vijayadashami` or Durga Visarjan.

Well done Deepika Padukone!

By Gayatri Sankar | Monday, September 15, 2014 - 14:11

Women too are living beings like men and several other forms of life on earth. But isn’t she meant to be different? I mean, she is a woman and is “supposedly” meant for a man’s consumption! That’s what most voyeurs think and believe.

The curious case of `Makdee` actress Shweta Basu Prasad

By Anindita Dev | Monday, September 15, 2014 - 16:35

Once a household name and now a miserable beauty- Shweta Basu Prasad- who featured as a child artist in the popular soap, `Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki`, has become the scapegoat of the media and the people.

The dark underbelly of glamour world

By Ritika Handoo | Friday, September 5, 2014 - 09:26

Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation; for continuation, not repetition”—Israel Zangwill

The mother-son relationship between Maa Parvati and Lord Ganesh

By Ritika Handoo | Friday, August 29, 2014 - 16:50

‘Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged’—Louisa May Alcott

The Beatles – Boys who made `India` fashionable

By Aparna Mudi | Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 20:46

It has been 50 years since The Beatles first landed in America for their first concert.

Robin Williams: The death of a clown

By Aparna Mudi | Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 16:14

“Death is paying a debt to nature. The big sleep. God’s way of saying, `Slow down.`”