Durga Puja 2016: Kolkata to get Chinese twist this year

Durga Puja 2016: Kolkata to get Chinese twist this year

China will bring in tourists to Kolkata from Kunming city during Durga Puja 2016.

Congress asks Smriti Irani to apologize for Goddess Durga reference

The house got adjourned yesterday after the uproar over HRD Minster Smriti Irani's few comments which she made while alleging that some JNU elements have published derogatory pamphlets about Goddess Durga.

Durga Puja: Why are Hindus being neglected in West Bengal?

Hindus in a West Bengal village have been not allowed to organise Durga Puja festivities.

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This is also 'secular' India: Hindus not allowed to hold Durga Puja in Bengal village

This is also 'secular' India: Hindus not allowed to hold Durga Puja in Bengal village

Hindus in a village in West Bengal are not allowed to organise Durga Puja festivities!

Organisers in a fix over housing 'world's tallest Durga idol'

The Durga Puja organisers who put up the "world's tallest Durga idol" here are now in fix. With the festival at its fag end, the Deshapriya Park Puja committee members are hunting for the ideal location to house the 88-foot-high exhibit.

Prohibitory orders imposed in Kannauj; BSF, PAC stage flag march

BSF and PAC on Saturday staged a flag march in the town, where prohibitory orders were clamped, following the death of a person in a clash during a Durga puja immersion procession.

Sindur Khela marks end of three-day Durga Puja

Since morning, devotees thronged the beautifully decorated Puja pandals to have the last glimpse of goddess Durga, marking the end of the three-day festival, which is also called as Sindur Khela.

Durga Puja immersions: Delhi Police monitors traffic using choppers

The Delhi Police monitored traffic on the eve of Durga Puja using helicopter. This is the first time in India, when police forces used helicopter to monitor the crowd movement.

Curfew imposed in Kannauj over clash during puja procession

Curfew was imposed in the town here on Friday following the death of a person who was injured in a clash during a Durga puja immersion procession.

FIR against singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya; woman accuses him of molestation

FIR against singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya; woman accuses him of molestation

A woman has accused playback singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya of molesting her.

Traditions and rituals making strong comeback in Braj Mandal

Traditions and rituals making strong comeback in Braj Mandal

Immersion of Durga is the first opportunity, after Ganesh Chaturthi, for hundreds of devotees to line up along the Yamuna in trance and high mood.

PM Modi wishes for peace, harmony

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished for peace, unity and harmony in the country.

Sindur Khela, sweets mark the end of three-day Durga Puja

A sense of gloom descended among revellers with goddess Durga leaving her maternal abode.

Evil goes up in smoke as country celebrates Dussehra

Evil goes up in smoke as country celebrates Dussehra

Giant effigies of ten-headed demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran went up in flames marking the triumph of good over evil.

Muslims celebrate Durga Puja in Tripura

 Setting an example of harmony amid the country's communal tension, several Durga pujas in Tripura are being organised by the Muslim community.

Maa Durga 'my kind of woman': Sushmita Sen

Maa Durga 'my kind of woman': Sushmita Sen

Actress Sushmita Sen has said she would like to emulate Goddess Durga as she is the epitome of mother, adding that she was "my kind of woman".

Navratri special: Maa Siddhidatri will fulfill all your divine aspirations!

Navratri special: Maa Siddhidatri will fulfill all your divine aspirations!

During the festive fervour of Navratri (the nine-day long festival), Maa Siddhidatri is worshipped on the ninth day. The goddess is the ninth form of Durga. Siddhi means supernatural power or meditative ability, and Dhatri means giver or awarder. Maa Siddhidatri is believed to bless her devotees by fulfilling all of their divine aspirations.

Maa Durga 'my kind of woman', says Sushmita Sen

Maa Durga 'my kind of woman', says Sushmita Sen

I would like to emulate goddess Durga as she is the epitome of mother.

Shubho Maha Ashtami, wishes B-Town

Shubho Maha Ashtami, wishes B-Town

Celebrities took to Twitter to wish happy ashtami 

City police bans photography during Durga idol immersions

Mumbai police on Tuesday issued a notice banning photography and publishing pictures of Durga idols during immersion.