Durga Puja ends in Bengal with idol immersion

Braving the downpour, people thronged Durga puja pandals to offer their tributes to the goddess on the last day of the five-day festivity.

Navratri: Rare event makes celebrations special

This year the Shardiya Navratri has special significance as it starts on a Tuesday (October 16) and will also end on a Tuesday (October 23).

Record pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi

The Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board said the number of pilgrims has been increasing by about a million every year in the last four years.

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.

Bihar CM visits temples

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offered
prayer at several temples of Goddess Durga and prayed for prosperity.

Guard of honour for Goddess Durga in Tripura

The Durga Puja festivities In Tripura
got off to a start with a guard of honour to Goddess
Durga at the Durgabari premises here in accordance with the
state`s erstwhile princely tradition.

Mahalaya invokes Goddess Durga

Many Bengalis woke up before the crack of dawn Tuesday for their annual tryst with Mahalaya.

Villagers seek goddess Durga blessings ahead of Gupta report

While the rest of Orissa was
celebrating Dusshera festival, the residents of the three gram
panchayats in Orissa`s Jagatsinghpur district on Sunday invoked
blessings of goddess Durga to win their fight against Posco.

Delhi bids farewell to Goddess Durga

The Bengali community in Delhi celebrated the culmination of Durga Puja in grand fervour.

Bihar court summons Sonia Gandhi, Rita Bahuguna

A Bihar court has summoned Congress president Sonia Gandhi to appear before it on July 29 in connection with a complaint alleging that her depiction in
posters in UP in 2007 as Goddess Durga was an "insult to Hindu religion".