Activists to move court against Kali puja goat slaughter

Animal welfare activists in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district are planning to move the court against the large-scale animal sacrifice practised during Kali puja in the area.

MHA puts states on alert to ensure security during festival season

Anticipating religious tension during the coming festival season, the Centre today asked all states to ensure proper security at places of worship and communally sensitive areas.

PCB to keep hawk eye on environmental pollution during Diwali

With Diwali round the corner, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board will keep a strict vigil on the city and the rest of the state to prevent pollution of the environment.

Over 700 held for bursting prohibited sound crackers in Kolkata

Over 700 people were arrested from various parts of the city on Kali Puja night for bursting prohibited sound crackers and indulging in unruly behaviour.

Mamata Banerjee holds Kali puja

The doors of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s spartan home at Harish Chatterjee Street here were thrown open on Saturday to the people on Kali puja.

Security beefed up in Kolkata for Kali puja, Diwali

CCTV cameras have been installed and check posts set up at entrances to the metropolis as part of security arrangements for Kali puja and Diwali.

Mamata Banerjee worships Goddess Kali, distributes `prasad`

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee distributed Kali Puja `prasad` and greeted guests from various parts of the state.