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I was blacked out at govt’s Puja Carnival, pained by insult: WB Governor kicks up row

October 16, 2019 1:32 pm

BJP backs Dhankhar, says Mamata govt has no respect for constitutional posts; TMC calls Governor’s remark ‘unfortunate’, ‘unbecoming’ of Head of the State

Elderly couple pandal-hopping during Durga Puja is melting hearts online

October 14, 2019 10:58 am

Both of them, dressed in their festive attires, were fitting right in with the fervour and enthusiastic people around them.

Mumbai: Four drown in river during immersion

October 11, 2019 8:29 am

According to Kalyan taluka police, the deceased were identified as Rupesh Pawar (23), Vishwas Pawar (24), Siddhesh Parte (24) and Sumit Wayadande (25).

Kolkata: With bike stunts & dhunuchi dance, puja carnival to continue on Red Road

October 10, 2019 8:14 am

More than 80 Puja committees from across the state will take part in the carnival, said sources.

Delhi: Day after idol immersion, clean-up drive begins at 89 artificial ponds

October 10, 2019 7:21 am

At the Kalindi Kunj site, trucks loaded with the idols and filled to the brim with people kept pouring in even on Wednesday. A couple of police officers sat at the site, ensuring order as groups danced and celebrated the festival to drumbeats and music.

Vijaya Dashami 2019: Bijaya Dashami Wishes Images, Photos, Status, Quotes, Wallpapers, Messages, and Pics

October 08, 2019 4:02 pm

Happy Bijaya Dashami (Dussehra, Vijayadashami) 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpapers, Messages, Photos: Vijayadashami or Dussehra, marks the end of Navratri and Durga puja festivals. This year it will be celebrated on October 8 this year. Celebrate this day by exchanging these wishes with your friends and loved ones. 

Of faith and fire, at Kalibari Chandigarh

October 07, 2019 3:48 pm

The walls of the Kalibari with paintings depicting the life of people in Bengal have been created for this special occasion by Soma Das, an art teacher here.

Durga Puja 2019: Sindoor Khela and other Dashami rituals

October 08, 2019 4:03 pm

Want to know what happens on Dashami -- the last day of Durga Puja? Read on.

Kolkata household worships Muslim girl in Kumari puja

October 08, 2019 12:40 pm

The Dutta family have been holding Durga Puja in their residence since 2013, but this year they decided to move away from tradition to send a message of "inclusiveness and communal harmony".

Durga Navami, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Puja, Durga Puja 2019 Live Updates: India celebrates with much fervour

October 08, 2019 9:11 am

Durga Navami, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Puja, Durga Puja 2019 Pooja Vidhi, Mantra, Timings Live Updates: Maha Navami celebrations in India vary from state to state, but the underlying reason for celebration remains the victory of good over evil.


Aftermath of Durga Puja: Clean-up drive begins at artificial ponds in Delhi

October 11, 2019 9:43 am

NGT and various environmentalists have time and again raised concerns about the issue of pollution. Government reports show that the quality of water in the river has deteriorated significantly even after the immersion is over. Using materials such as plaster of paris and toxic paints has been banned.

Durga Puja 2019: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan, Sara Ali Khan and more

October 09, 2019 6:59 am

Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Rani Mukerji, Kajol, Tanuja, Tanishaa Mukerji, Mouni Roy, Ayan Mukerji and a few others were clicked at Mumbai's grand Puja pandal. Scroll to see all photos

Grand Durga Puja at Kolkata's Belu Bari

October 06, 2019 1:14 pm

For the last 250 years, Durga Maa is being worshiped at Hidaram Banerjee Road in Kolkata's Bow Bazaar.

Durga Puja celebrations: Kajol, Nusrat Jahan and others

October 04, 2019 5:22 pm

Kajol, mother Tanuja and sister Tanishaa Mukerji got together for the Durga Puja celebrations. Nusrat Jahan and television actor Charu Asopa Sen also shared their Puja look. Scroll to see all.

Bombay Durga Bari Samiti welcomes eco-friendly Durga idol this year

October 03, 2019 1:13 pm

Keeping in mind the amount of pollution that is created during immersion, the Bari Samiti will worship an eco-friendly idol this year.

From Kumortuli to Pujo Pandals: The men who transport Durga idols

October 03, 2019 7:13 am

The workers, most of them poor farmers and daily labourers, act as a bridge between the idol makers and worshipers in Kolkata.

Grand Durga Puja at Khelat Chandra Ghose's palace in Kolkata

October 03, 2019 7:14 am

Pathuriaghata Khelat Ghosh Bari Durga Puja is almost 170 years old.

Days before Ganesh Chaturthi, a vist to Kumartuli, Kolkata's potter colony

August 29, 2019 10:24 pm

Kumartuli, the idol-making hub of Kolkata is gearing up for the upcoming festive season. From Ganesh Chaturthi to Vishwakarma Puja and Durga Puja, it is now the busiest moment of the season.

Meet Kumartuli's oldest idol maker: 'Will remain an artist till my last breath'

October 12, 2018 11:25 am

Durga Puja and Kumartuli have somehow become complementary to each other. Year after year, the artists here make the idols, with some of them having dedicated their lives to this profession. This 73-year-old man, Samir Pal, is one of them. A photo essay by Shashi Ghosh

Glimpses of Kolkata on Mahalaya ahead of Durga Puja

October 10, 2018 7:29 am

One of the most anticipated festivals, Durga Puja begins with Mahalaya. The day marks the beginning of Devi-Paksha and end of Pitru-Paksha and is looked forward to by Bengalis all across the universe with a lot of anticipation and zeal.


Dancing to the beats of a dhak with a Dhunuchi

October 19, 2018 4:20 pm

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

October 14, 2018 12:07 pm

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