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You must visit THESE five places in India during Navratri!

You must visit THESE five places in India during Navratri!

Here, we bring you the Top 5 destinations in India where 'Durga Puja Utsav' is celebrated at its best!

Shubho Mahalaya! Time to welcome mother goddess Durga

Shubho Mahalaya! Time to welcome mother goddess Durga

Just as the Pitru Paksha is about to get over, the time has come to welcome our Mother Goddess Durga—and celebrate the Matri or Matra Paksa, which begins with Mahalaya.

Why Sharad Navratri is the most significant?

Why Sharad Navratri is the most significant?

The auspicious occasion of celebrating the joyous Navratri festival is here. The nine-day long festival is dedicated to Goddess Durga and her nine avatars, which are worshipped each day.

West Bengal: High security alert in state as Mahalya is observed

Mahalaya is being observed today, which is a day of chanting the Chandi Paath to mark the advent of Durga puja in a week`s time. From the wee hours of the morning, people all over West Bengal are thronging at holy rivers, as Male members of the family are offering holy waters to the spirits of their ancestors.

Singur landowners to get back land after Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee

Singur landowners to get back land after Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee

State minister Partha Chatterjee said they were never against industries, but against having industries on a multi-crop land.

Navratri 2016 calendar: Worship goddess Durga and her nine avatars on each day

Navratri 2016 calendar: Worship goddess Durga and her nine avatars on each day

The atmosphere is filled with a festive fervour which is knocking at the doors. The month of festivity and happiness filled with devotion is here. The time has come for Sharad Navratri or Shardiya Navratri and we can't wait for the nine-day festivity dedicated to Goddess Durga begin.

This Hindu-dominated village in West Bengal is not allowed to organise Durga Puja as Muslims don't want it

This Hindu-dominated village in West Bengal is not allowed to organise Durga Puja as Muslims don't want it

For the past three years, a Hindu-dominated village in West Bengal is not allowed to organise Durga Puja.

These jail inmates have no time to rest as they are busy making Durga idols!

These jail inmates have no time to rest as they are busy making Durga idols!

Inmates at the Alipore Jail have no time to rest as they are busy making Durga idols for the Durga puja festival.

Iconic Eden Gardens gears up for tryst with India's 250th Test at home

Iconic Eden Gardens gears up for tryst with India's 250th Test at home

To start with, a Lord's like bell will be rung to mark the beginning of the historic Test.

Planning to visit Kolkata during Durga Puja? You might find a dash of Shakespeare too

Planning to visit Kolkata during Durga Puja? You might find a dash of Shakespeare too

Denizens of Kolkata will soak in the Durga Puja festivities in October by celebrating William Shakespeare's life, work and legacy on the occasion of the bard's 400th death anniversary.

PM Modi bats for eco-friendly Ganesh Utsav, Durga Puja

PM Modi bats for eco-friendly Ganesh Utsav, Durga Puja

Expressing concern over the issue of rising pollution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to the nation to celebrate Ganesh Utsav and Durga Puja in an eco-friendly way.

Durga Puja forces BCCI to revise India-New Zealand Test series itinerary

Durga Puja forces BCCI to revise India-New Zealand Test series itinerary

There were no changes for the other fixtures. Dharamsala will host the first ODI on October 16 and Delhi`s Ferozeshah Kotla the second on October 19.

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.

Navratri special: These Top 10 'Mata Ki Bhente' will make you sing 'Jai Mata Di'!

Navratri special: These Top 10 'Mata Ki Bhente' will make you sing 'Jai Mata Di'!

The holy festival of Navratri has come, when the devotees lavishly celebrate nine days and nights of prayer and fasting. This is the time to feel immensely purified by Durga Bhakti.

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.

Watch our grand panel discussion on atrocities of Hindus in India in this segment of Taal Thok Ke Extra Strong.

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.