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Durga Puja

Yogi Adityanath stokes controversy, says 'change timings of Muharram procession, not of Durga Puja'

Giving a controversial statement, UP CM Yogi Adityanath today said that the timing for Muharram procession can be changed but not that of Durga Puja. 

May 15, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

Tax on Durga Puja? Mamata Banerjee tells committees to ignore IT department

Many Durga puja committees in Kolkata have been told by the IT department to file TDS. "Are Tirupati Balaji, Golden Temple, Jagannath Temple, Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Ajmer Sharif going to be taxed too?" asked the West Bengal CM.

Jan 11, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Clashes in Jharkhand over idol immersion route, 1 killed

Prohibitory order under Section 144 Crpc were imposed in Chando village and its vicinity in Jharkhand's Palamu district

Oct 20, 2018, 17:02 PM IST

Sushmita Sen's Dhunuchi Naach video with daughters will win your heart! Watch

Sushmita is a single mother to two beautiful girls—Renee and Alisah respectively.

Oct 18, 2018, 20:30 PM IST

'Komolika' aka Hina Khan, beau Rocky visit Kolkata, seek divine blessings—Pics, Video

Hina shared some pictures on her Instagram story.

Oct 18, 2018, 19:06 PM IST

Man gunned down near puja pandal in West Bengal, 5 held

A man was shot dead by unidentified gunmen near a Durga puja pandal at Chinsurah.

Oct 18, 2018, 00:02 AM IST

Kolkata Metro records highest-ever footfall in 34 years on sixth day of Durga Puja

The Kolkata Metro has recorded its highest-ever footfall of more than nine lakh passengers on Shashti, the sixth day of Durga Puja festival, railways said on Tuesday. Around 9.11 lakh passengers used the Kolkata Metro services on Monday.

Oct 17, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

Shatrughan Sinha performs Tejashwi Yadav's 'rajyabhishek' at Durga Puja pandal

The actor-turned-politician also sang the opening lines of an old Hindi song "ab tumhare hawale watan sathiyon"

Oct 17, 2018, 09:38 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi's visit to Kolkata during Durga puja cancelled

Rahul was supposed to visit the city on Ashtami (the eight Lunar day) on Wednesday.

Oct 17, 2018, 07:51 AM IST

Indulge in must have dishes this Durga Puja

Learning the art of styling your boots with right type of look is essential. You can cross-function them from casual to formal look.

Oct 16, 2018, 23:30 PM IST

Indulge in must have dishes this Durga Puja

The festival of Durga Puja brings with it not just the beautiful pandals and vibrant colours but also an insatiable hunger, making the whole country one big food mela. As everyone gears up to celebrate this pious festival, make sure you are not missing out on some of the must have dishes.

Oct 16, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

Sharad Navratri 2018: The significance of celebrating this festival

The practice of worshipping the mother goddess and the legend behind it varies from place-to-place.

Oct 16, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

Dinesh Lal Yadav aka Nirahua releases new Devi geet on Navratri—See poster

Navratri began from October 10, 2018 and will last till 18th.

Oct 16, 2018, 11:53 AM IST

Banned Bangladeshi terror outfit JMB may attack Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal, warn intelligence agencies

Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh is a banned terrorist outfit in Bangladesh.

Oct 16, 2018, 09:41 AM IST

Navratri 2018, Day 7: Worship Goddess Kalratri for making you fearless

During Navratri, each form of Maa Durga is worshipped. Devi Kalratri is believed to be the fiercest form of Durga.

Oct 16, 2018, 09:08 AM IST

Durga Puja 2018: Lucknow gets a Rafale-themed pandal, organisers pray for stronger IAF

"We want 'Maa Durga' to make our Indian Air Force (IAF) powerful and in clearing all the hurdles in getting the aircraft," says an organiser.

Oct 15, 2018, 17:06 PM IST

Akshara Singh seeks divine blessings at Chinnamasta Temple during Navratri—See pics

The temple is famous for his Tantrik style of architectural design. 

Oct 15, 2018, 12:12 PM IST

'Padmaavat' returns as Durga puja theme in two pandals

The puja was inaugurated by the chief minister before Mahalaya.

Oct 15, 2018, 09:28 AM IST

Navratri 2018, Day 6: Worship Maa Katyayani for a happy married life

Devi Katyayani is associated with the red colour, similar to Maa Durga.

Oct 15, 2018, 08:48 AM IST

Books on BJP ideology to be displayed at 3000 Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal

In addition to books on BJP's ideology, those on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the works of Jan Sangh icons -- Deen Dayal Upadhyay and Shyama Prasad Mookherjee -- would be put up on display in these stalls.

Oct 14, 2018, 12:56 PM IST