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Inside a Durga Puja committee

As BJP seeks foot in and Trinamool fights back, and as a tax row brews, members, young and old, have been at work for a year on their pandal

Performing for 40 years: A Solapur family that specialises in Gondhal

“Gondhal is integral to Navaratri. The instruments and words used are specific to the goddess. Devotees who follow ancient practices still arrange for a Gondhal at the pandal on the eighth day as a ritual,” Laxman, who is the fifth generation Gondhali in his family, said.


RMM Durga Puja sets stage to mark Sister Nivedita’s 125th birth anniversary

RMM’s decision to exhibit the works of Sister Nivedita through a year-long celebration is the highlight of the Durga Puja this time. The puja at Khar that started from September 25 will end on the day of Dussehra, September 30.

Mamata Banerjee composes theme song for Durga Puja

The CM had also composed lyrics for 'Suruchi Sangha' in the past. Music composer and singer Jeet Gannguly had been composing music for the 'Suruchi Sangha's puja theme song for the past couple of years.

Knead of the Hour

Restaurants across the city are putting their best plate forward for Navratri

The Goddess has Arrived

As the rhythmic beats of the dhak and the dhunuchi dance rings in Durga Puja frenzy in the Capital, here are some of the pandals one can visit


No vanity in this chaitra shopping

Durga Puja,with all the glamour associated with it,manages to overshadow all other Bengali festivals.

Ayurveda is the flavour at Hatibagan Nabin Palli

The age-old tradition of Indian Ayurvedic medicine may be creating ripples in the Western world as an alternative form of medicine...

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Festivities end, idols immersed in Hooghly

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.