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Durga Puja 2018: A family idol that is never immersed

What makes puja stand out is fact that this is only place where idol of Durga is never immersed and is worshipped all round the year.

19 Oct 2018 8:45 AM

Durga Puja 2018: Here's what the 10 weapons of the Goddess signify

The ten arms of Lord Durga symbolize that she protects her devotees from all directions namely the eight corners and from sky and earth.

16 Oct 2018 10:24 AM

Glam up the garba!

The nip in the air is already setting in, and October is the official month to kick-start festivities in India.

16 Oct 2018 12:17 AM

Durga Puja 2018: 6 pandals you must visit in Mumbai

Here’s taking a look at 6 of the top pujas in Mumbai you must visit.

15 Oct 2018 4:28 PM

Durga Puja 2018: 6 tips for diabetics to enjoy autumnal festivities

Here are a few small measures that could ensure diabetes afflicted individuals keep sugar levels in check during the festive days.

15 Oct 2018 12:45 PM


Durga Puja 2018: Padmaavat returns as theme in two Kolkata pandals

Both the Sribhumi Sporting Club and the Md Ali Park puja committees modelled their pandals on the famous Chittorgarh fort of Rajasthan.

15 Oct 2018 9:14 AM

Durga Puja 2018: Slice of China at Kolkata puja pandal

Durga Puja here has a Chinese connection this time with culture and traditions of the two places blending into one.

15 Oct 2018 8:49 AM

A grand homecoming for Maa Durga

A day before the actual festivities begin we take a look at the preparations that go behind the oldest Durga Puja pandal in the city.

15 Oct 2018 1:23 AM

SC refuses to stop West Bengal govt grant to puja organisers, issues notice

SC was hearing plea challenging Mamata Banerjee govt's decision to dole out Rs 28 crore to 28,000 puja committees in state for Durga Puja.

12 Oct 2018 12:52 PM

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee turns composer, gifts people her new music album

All the seven songs in the album have been penned and composed by her, while the voice has been given by prominent Bengali singers.

12 Oct 2018 10:16 AM


Supreme Court to hear puja funds petition today

Plea against Bengal government’s decision to grant Rs 28 crore to Durga Puja committees.

12 Oct 2018 1:07 AM

TMC is dividing people on Durga Puja funds, says BJP

The Hindus don't need doles from the TMC to celebrate Durga Puja... TMC has been trying to divide the people of the state on religious lines.

11 Oct 2018 6:58 AM

Durga Puja gift for Mamata Banerjee: HC quashes plea on controversial grant

The high court refused to interfere in West Bengal government's decision to give Rs 10,000 each to 28,000 Durga puja committees in state.

10 Oct 2018 1:07 PM

Durga Puja 2018: Here is the significance of Mahalaya

It is believes that Goddess Durga along with her family of Ganesha, Laxmi, Saraswati and Kartikeya starts Her journey to Earth on this day.

08 Oct 2018 8:54 AM

Rahul Gandhi may visit state during Durga Puja

We know we have very little time left as Lok Sabha polls are just a few months away.

02 Oct 2018 5:26 AM


Bagree Market: Situation under control after two days

There was immense heat inside the building and it made things very difficult for fire fighters to continue, he said.

19 Sep 2018 6:04 AM

Mamata Banerjee writes theme song for popular Durga Puja in Kolkata

The lyrics, for the Suruchi Sangha Durga Puja, were given a voice by popular singer and WB Minister of State for Culture Indranil Sen.

11 Sep 2018 11:42 AM

Why the Chinese want to do Durga Puja in Bengal

It may be advisable for the Government of India to tell foreign diplomats not to go too deep into India’s polity, society and economy.

30 Aug 2018 12:21 AM

Government to sign MoU to promote cultural ties in UK, says CM Mamata Banerjee

Talks will be held to attract tourism and promote educational ties.

05 Jul 2018 7:11 AM

Celebrating Pujas, festivals on foreign soil brings a special joy

In America, Durga Puja is celebrated in many places, which is not surprising as it is a vast country.

16 Nov 2017 1:56 AM