Dusshera

Communal clashes in UP, Bihar, Jharkhand leave over 12 injured

Communal clashes in UP, Bihar, Jharkhand leave over 12 injured

Clashes broke out between Hindu and Muslim communities in parts of UP, Bihar and Jharkhand over the weekend 

Oct 02, 2017, 07:41 AM IST
How different is Navratri from Durga Puja?

How different is Navratri from Durga Puja?

Different names of the same festival – one celebrated in the north and west, the other in east.

Sep 21, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

Ravanas go up in smoke, with clear message to Pakistan

With scores of Ravana effigies going up in flames and smoke on Tuesday evening, the Hindu festival of Dusshera was celebrated across Punjab and Haryana with a loud and clear message of no-tolerance to Pakistan's evil designs on India.

Oct 12, 2016, 00:11 AM IST
Watch Live Webcast of PM Narendra Modi's Vijaya Dashami celebrations in Lucknow

Watch Live Webcast of PM Narendra Modi's Vijaya Dashami celebrations in Lucknow

PM Narendra Modi will join the Vijaya Dashami celebrations in Lucknow on Sunday

Oct 11, 2016, 17:26 PM IST
Vijaya Dashami 2016: Dussehra WhatsApp messages and SMS for your friends and family

Vijaya Dashami 2016: Dussehra WhatsApp messages and SMS for your friends and family

Demons Ravana and Mahishasura who were known for treachery and destruction were annihilated by divine forces Rama and Durga respectively. 

Oct 11, 2016, 09:48 AM IST

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-In the presence of the President, the Ravana was burnt on Delhi's Parade ground.
-Uddhav Thackeray says he is upset with the Dadri incident more than the spilling of ink on his face.

Oct 23, 2015, 09:25 AM IST

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Oct 22, 2015, 11:59 AM IST
There is new hope in the country: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

There is new hope in the country: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

'The primary thing to think about is how to make India a leading nation in the world.'

Oct 22, 2015, 09:49 AM IST
Vijaya Dashami 2016: What does Dusshera mean?

Vijaya Dashami 2016: What does Dusshera mean?

Vijaya Dashami is of great significance as it marks the triumph of the good over the evil. 

Oct 22, 2015, 07:22 AM IST
Dusshera special: Ravana in Haryana village aims for world record

Dusshera special: Ravana in Haryana village aims for world record

The 210-feet tall Ravana, the tallest one in the country and perhaps the world, erected in Barara village, 60 km from Chandigarh, is an attraction for people.

Oct 22, 2015, 04:05 AM IST

Do not let intolerance arise between communities: Rajnath to citizens

 Appealing against any "intolerance" arising between communities, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today disapproved of politics in the name of religion and said that nobody should be discriminated against on the basis of their faith, caste or creed.

Oct 21, 2015, 16:34 PM IST
Assembly Elections: People of Bihar will slay 'political Ravana' Modi, says Lalu Prasad Yadav

Assembly Elections: People of Bihar will slay 'political Ravana' Modi, says Lalu Prasad Yadav

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav Tuesday used examples of slaying of Ravana to attack PM Modi.

Oct 20, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

Delhi Police deny permission to AAP for 'Car-Free Day' on Dussehra

Delhi Police on Monday denied permission to the Aam Aadmi Party to hold the 'Car-Free Day' event on Dussehra, October 22, saying the government did not hold prior consultation with the force before taking a decision in this regard.

Oct 05, 2015, 13:01 PM IST
BCCI planning to reserve October-January window for home series

BCCI planning to reserve October-January window for home series

Aiming to cash in on the festive season in India, the BCCI is planning to reserve the October-January slot only for its big-ticket home series from 2015, a plan which will also help the busy cricketers avoid taxing international tours.

Jan 10, 2015, 20:37 PM IST
Patna stampede: Bihar govt seeks report on defective lights

Patna stampede: Bihar govt seeks report on defective lights

Bihar government has sought a report from the Patna Municipal Corporation on defective high mast lights suspected to be one of the reasons behind the stampede here that claimed 33 lives on Dusshera day.

Oct 08, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

Stampede: Bihar BJP seeks President's intervention

A BJP delegation led by senior leaders on Sunday met Bihar governor DY Patil and handed over a memorandum addressed to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking "justice" in the stampede on Dusshera day in which 33 persons, mostly women and children, were killed and several others were injured.

Oct 05, 2014, 20:32 PM IST
Patna stampede: Bihar govt removes four senior officials including DM

Patna stampede: Bihar govt removes four senior officials including DM

The Bihar government on Sunday removed Patna District Magistrate Manish Kumar Verma, Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj along with the Divisional Commissioner and DIG of Central range as a fallout of the stampede at Gandhi Maidan which claimed 33 lives and left 29 others injured.​

Oct 05, 2014, 19:55 PM IST

BJP blames 'administrative lapses' for Patna stampede

BJP on Saturday blamed administrative "lapse" of the Bihar government for the stampede near the historic Gandhi Maidan here on Dusshera festival which claimed 33 lives and left 29 persons injured.

Oct 04, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

Week-long Kullu Dusshera starts with Lord Raghunath's rath yatra

The week-long Dusshera festival got off to a spectacular start here with the traditional rath yatra of principal deity Lord Raghunathji from Sultanpur Temple to Dhalpur Maidan, even as Dusshera and Navratras festivities concluded in rest of the state.

Oct 03, 2014, 22:45 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to attend Dussehra celebrations

PM Narendra Modi will attend Dussehra celebrations at Subhash Ground in New Delhi.

Oct 03, 2014, 18:21 PM IST