Navratri News

Gujarat government cancels Navratri vacation for schools and colleges

State Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said the Cabinet took the decision to scrap the holidays after considering representations from various stakeholders, including teachers’ associations and guardians who had demanded cancellation of the vacation.

Navratri 2019: Head to these restaurants in Delhi to indulge in Navratri delicacies

Navratri celebrations began on April 6 and continue till April 14. During this time, several eateries in the Capital are providing delicious offers you must try!


Two Hindu Sena men held for forcibly shutting meat shops in Gurgaon

The incident took place around 11 am on Saturday, when the men forced meat shops near the Dundahera border to close down and also allegedly threatened to kill those who did not do so, said police.

Happy Chaitra Navratri 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpaper, SMS, Messages, Photos, Pics, and Greetings

Happy Chaitra Navratri 2019 Wishes Images, Messages, Photos and Status: Among the many Navratris, it is Chaitra Navaratri which usually falls in March-April and Sharad Navaratri that falls sometime between September-October every year, that are celebrated with fervour throughout the country.

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Importance and Significance of Navratri Festival in India

Navratri 2019: During these days, Hindu goddess Shakti is worshipped. It is believed that people offer prayers to one of the nine forms of the goddess on each of the nine days.

Chaitra Navratri 2019 Day 1: Maa Shailputri Puja Vidhi, Timings, Mantra, Aarti, Samagri and Muhurat

Chaitra Navratri 2019 Day 1, Maa Shailputri Puja Vidhi, Timings, Mantra, Aarti: On the first day of this festival, the celebrations for which begin April 6, Goddess Shailputri is worshipped.


Chaitra Navratri 2019 Date in India: When is Navratri starting in April 2019?

Chaitra Navratri 2019 Date in India: Chaitra Navratri, a major festival in India, usually falls in the month of March and April. It is celebrated for a period of nine days, with each day dedicated to a different avatar of goddess Durga.

Maharashtra: Navratri comes to an end with a night of Bhondla

Dressed in festive finery, women and young girls pay obeisance to the elephant — the carrier of the Goddess Parvati, who is worshipped during Navratri — and dance in a circle around her picture or idol.

Navratri: Mumbai city, suburbs witness heavy traffic congestion

Haji Ali junction has already been witnessing heavy traffic during the festival as devotees from across the country queue up outside the Mahalaxmi temple. 

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!

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Navratri 2017: A glimpse of the Kumari Puja ritual in Bengal on 'Ashtami'

On the auspicious festival of Durga Puja, Kumari Puja is a special attraction. It is held to celebrate faith on mother nature by ceremoniously worshipping young girls as an incarnation of the Divine Mother.

Durga Puja 2017: Stunning pandals across India you should visit this Navami

This year Durga Puja festivities will begin on September 26 and conclude on September 30, while Navratri will commence from September 21.


Dussehra 2017: Craftsmen prepare Ravana effigies ahead of Dussehra to celebrate the victory of good over evil

Keeping up with the tradition of burning Ravana effigies on Dussehra eve, here are some interesting pictures of craftsmen gearing up for the final day of this festive season.

Navratri 2017: Puja, music, dance and food, how India is celebrating Navaratri

Navratri celebrations of have begun and devotees across the country are geared up to pay homage to the Goddess Durga and her many forms. Here is a collection pictures showing people from different regions celebrating Navaratri.

Happy Saptami: Durga Puja celebrations on in full swing

Happy Maha Saptami!! As Bengalis gear up for Durga pujo here are some outstanding pictures of Maha Saptami from across the country.

Join the fun and frolic of Navratri with these stunning Garba and Dandiya Raas pictures

Navratri is incomplete without a round of Garba and Dandiya. Here are a few stunning pictures of dance lovers who grooved to the music this festive season.


Navratri 2017: 10 detox foods that can help you stay fit this festive season

Fasting during Navratri to detoxify your body is a good thing, but it's equally important that you do it in a healthy way, If you are new to this, then these are the 10 food items you should include in your diet.

Katrina Kaif joins Mammootty, Manju Warrier, Nivin Pauly, Prabhu and Karthi for Navratri celebrations in Kerala

Katrina Kaif took time out to attend the Navratri celebrations organised by Kalyan Jewellery in Kerala. But Katrina was not alone here. Mammootty, Manju Warrier, Nivin Pauly, Prabhu, Vikram Prabhu and Karthi joined in the celebrations.

Durga Puja 2017: 9 different avatars of Mata Durga

As we celebrate Navratri and Durga Puja, one of the biggest festivals in India, here are the nine avatars or forms of Goddess Durga, collectively known as Navadurga, who are worshipped on each of the nine days of the 10-day festival.