12 injured in clash during idol immersion

As many as 12 people were on Saturday injured as locals, protesting against being stopped from immersing Durga idols in river Ganga, clashed with police which resorted to lathicharge and firing in the air here.

Indian Museum's heritage, modern 3D idols to mark Durga Puja
Indian Museum's heritage, modern 3D idols to mark Durga Puja

Resurgence of traditional idol designs at the clay modelers' quarter in Kumartuli, school students replicating a centuries-old plaque of goddess Durga slaying the buffalo-demon at the prestigious Indian Museum and a Kolkata community puja introducing 3D printing technology: This year, West Bengal's biggest festival is a mixed bag of techniques.

Yamuna cleanup begins after Durga idols` immersion

Civic authorities now have to set about dredging up a large quantity of insoluble waste like wood, plastics, and toxic material that were consigned to the waters as per Hindu religious beliefs.

Immersion of idols continues on choking Yamuna

Hundreds of idols of Goddess Durga were Wednesday immersed in Yamuna river from a bank near a bird sanctuary and park in the national capital, choking the dying river further and raising concerns over upsetting the area`s ecological balance.

Four dead during immersion of Durga idols

Four persons died in incidents of clashes and drowning during immersion of idols of goddess Durga in Bihar`s Banka district.

MGNREGS hits crafting of Durga idols in Kolkata

Artisans say the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme has limited the number of people coming to the city in search of work.