November 20, 2020 7:04 pm
In a Facebook post, IPS officer D Roopa had written that there is no mention of crackers in epics and puranas. Following this, several Twitter users asked her whether she would question the customs of other religions as well.
November 17, 2020 3:28 pm
Virat Kohli was trolled for his Diwali wish where he urged people not to burst crackers.
November 16, 2020 10:30 am
The city’s Air Quality Index remained in the ‘moderate’ category on Saturday.
November 16, 2020 9:44 am
The aim of ‘Warrior Moms’ is simple — creating awareness on how harmful firecrackers are to children.
November 16, 2020 11:20 am
The two most polluted areas on Sunday were Katraj (AQI 345) and Hadapsar (AQI 334) while the two least polluted areas were Alandi (AQI 189) and Pashan (AQI 162).
November 15, 2020 3:10 pm
Wearing PPE kits and masks, doctors, nurses and others at Sir Sayajirao Hospital in Vadodra were seen spreading some festive cheer among those admitted.
November 16, 2020 3:52 pm
Poking fun at each of the politicians be it mocking Trump for his takes on Diyas, or jokingly saying how Diwali parties have aunties for matchmaking in voice of Barack Obama, hoping they would be better than 'Seema Aunty' -- the video has netizens impressed online.
November 15, 2020 7:48 am
PM Modi's economic failures, that began with demonetisation, should reduce any satisfaction he gets from his political successes.
November 15, 2020 7:04 am
Improvement is expected starting the second half of Sunday, with light rain expected. Wind direction is expected to change to south easterly, reducing the impact of farm fires on Delhi’s air.
November 14, 2020 7:53 pm
SAFAR scientists on Friday said the air quality is predicted to deteriorate to the lower end of very poor by November 15, the day after Diwali. At lower temperatures, the pollutants continue to hang in the air.
November 15, 2020 11:47 am
Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated in different parts of the country with much cheer despite the pandemic. Here's a glimpse of that
November 14, 2020 5:50 pm
Check out who wore what this Diwali.
November 14, 2020 4:33 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been celebrating Diwali with soldiers since assuming office in 2014.
November 15, 2020 12:14 pm
The Deepotsav celebration in Ayodhya was started by the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh after Yogi Adityanath became the chief minister in March 2017.
November 13, 2020 10:52 am
Diwali Rangoli Designs 2020 Latest Images, Photos, Pictures: All set to decorate your homes with the latest rangoli designs? We have you covered!
November 12, 2020 5:27 pm
Which look do you like the most?
November 13, 2020 12:08 pm
The feeling of coldness in the air, the lights and the sweets -- nothing better defines the festive season of Diwali. But, amid the ongoing pandemic, how is the country getting ready for its first socially-distanced Diwali? These photos will give you answers
November 08, 2020 5:52 pm
Pottery work in this village has been going on for more than 200 years, with both Hindus and Muslims making earthen lamps for pujas.
November 01, 2020 9:30 pm
There's a nip in the air, Dussehra is over and the festival of lights is around the corner. But then this is 2020 and the fear of the coronavirus lurks everywhere.
November 08, 2019 12:14 pm
Dev Deepawali falls on the full moon of the Hindu month of Kartika and takes place 15 days after Diwali.
June 22, 2020 6:11 pm
A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.
June 22, 2020 6:11 pm
Two years on, The Indian Express learns that RBI did not approve of demonetisation and more about the week’s top stories in Express Eye for Detail episode 12.
June 22, 2020 6:13 pm
The Supreme Court has put a partial ban on firecrackers and asked central and state pollution boards to monitor air quality a week before and after Diwali. Here’s what the court said.