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Durga idol immersion


The two Ps of the Pujas – prayer and pollution

October 21, 2018 9:50 am

While spending five days offering prayers to idols of Goddess Durga and hopping pandals is a popular practice during Durga Puja every year, dumping the idols in rivers is also an annual event. Isn't it high time we stop choking our rivers in the name of faith?

Delhi: DCP, 7 officers beaten up trying to control idol immersion crowd

October 20, 2018 7:03 am

The officers had asked around 30 people not to exit from the entry gate, but the group, alleged to have been in an inebriated state, turned violent and beat the officers with sticks and stones.

Six drown during idol immersion in Delhi

October 01, 2017 2:39 am

A local SHO was deputed to the spot, along with several policemen. Police said that of the four bodies recovered, two are boys aged between 13 and 16.

Durga idol immersion row: West Bengal govt will not challenge Calcutta HC's order

September 22, 2017 7:54 pm

Shortly after the government's decision to not appeal against the court's order, West Bengal Home Secretary Atri Bhattacharya on Friday told ANI that permission on Durga idol immersion will be granted depending on the circumstances and situation. 

10 injured in communal clash in UP

January 09, 2014 5:46 pm

Tension had erupted last month in the village following a dispute over immersion of goddess Durga's idol.

Briefly State: Youth injured in Barasat clash dies

October 27, 2012 3:44 am

An 18-year-old youth,who was injured in a clash between two groups in Barasat in North 24-Parganas on Thursday,succumbed to his injuries on Friday.


Festivities end, idols immersed in Hooghly

October 05, 2014 10:25 am

West Bengal's four-day-long festivities, the Durga Puja festival, came to an end on Saturday with immersion of the idols of Goddess Durga as people celebrated Bijoya Dashami.