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VIDEO: Learn how to make Khichudi and Labda this Durga Puja

Nothing beats the comfort of traditional food during Durga Puja. Topping the list would be Khichudi and Labda - the combination reminds us of home. Here's the recipe.

Durga Puja Special: Try out this interesting vegetarian mutton curry

After a strict vegetarian fare on Ashtami, you can whip up some delicious Niramish Mutton curry and enjoy it with your friends, family and loved ones. Find the recipe here.


Kolkata: Curtains down on Durga Puja with grand immersion carnival

Popular Durga puja committee Sreebhumi Sporting Club kick-started the carnival showcasing a replica of the famous Chittor Fort in Rajasthan. Performers, dressed in red Rajasthani attires, danced to the tunes of Sanjay Leela Bansali’s 2018 blockbuster film “Padmaavat”.

Traditional vs theme-based: TMC leaders quibble over whose Durga Puja was better

TMC leader Sujit Bose, who organises the popular theme-based Durga Puja at Sreebhumi, said, “Everyone has the right to decide what is right for them.”

The two Ps of the Pujas – prayer and pollution

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?

Dussehra 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Messages, SMS, Greetings, Wallpapers, Photos, Pics

Happy Dussehra (Vijayadashami) 2018 Highlights: Dussehra in a way also marks the onset of preparations for the festival of lights – Diwali. Here are all the live updates of celebrations and festivities that keep on happening throughout the day.


Inclusive, Syncretic and Empowering: There is much to celebrate about Durga Puja

From pandals depicting lives of sex workers to a unique tableau made for the visually impaired, Durga Puja is an all-inclusive spectacle, a true symbol of secularism.

Durga Navami 2018: Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time, Mantra and Samagri

Durga Navami 2018 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time, Mantra, Samagri: Navami is the day when Maa Durga defeats the buffalo demon Mahishasura, to emerge victorious.

Step-by-step guide: How to wear a Gujarati-style sari

If you are looking for innovative ways to wear a sari, here's some inspiration!

Happy Durga Ashtami 2018 Wishes Images, Photos, Pics, Quotes, Wallpaper, SMS, Messages, Status, Greetings

Happy Durga Ashtami 2018 Wishes Images, Photos, Pics, Quotes, Wallpaper, SMS, Messages, Status: While each day has its own significance, the eighth day or Maha Ashtami is considered as the most auspicious. This year, it falls on October 17.

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Dancing to the beats of a dhak with a Dhunuchi

Dhunuchi dance is commonly seen during Durga Puja, where devotees, dance to the beats of a dhak with a dhunuchi in hand. Dhunuchi is a native Indian incense burner used during aarti.

Idols & Idol Makers of CR Park

As Durga Puja fevers grips North India, we trace the origin of the festival in CR Park, and the men behind the beautiful idols.