27 Oct 2020
A man was killed while several others were injured amid clashes during the immersion of Goddess Durga's idol in Bihar's Munger on Monday.
16 Oct 2020
As Durga Puja fast approaches, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday asked the West Bengal government, led by Trinamool matriarch Mamata Banerjee, why Rs. 50,000 was given to each committee across the state.
09 Oct 2020
For the first time in weeks, the active number of coronavirus cases in India fell below nine lakh, data from the Ministry of Health revealed on Friday, giving the country a rare moment to rejoice as the pandemic rages.
08 Oct 2019
The festive season is upon us.
06 Oct 2019
At a time when festivities have taken over West Bengal, a Durga Puja Pandal in Kolkata has sparked massive outrage on social media.
06 Oct 2019
The 9-day Navratri festivities have almost come to an end.
16 Sep 2019
In Madhya Pradesh, a shop has become the latest reason why the ruling Congress and BJP-led Opposition are fighting.
14 Jun 2019
There are only two kinds of people: Those who love Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and those who love Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
17 Nov 2018
A fire has broken out in Kolkata's tallest building - a 60+ storey, under-construction skyscraper called 'The 42' on Chowringhee Road.
05 Nov 2018
A major fire broke out at Apeejay House server room in a high-rise building at Park Street in Kolkata on Monday morning.
20 Oct 2018
A minor girl was molested in Lakhisarai in Bihar after being made to consume liquor by a friend of hers and a 35-year-old man.
18 Oct 2018
Experimenting with something new every year in the sacred season of Navaratri, a North Kolkata Durga Puja committee has created a giant mosquito at the entrance of the pandal to create awareness about dengue.
15 Oct 2018
The Chittorgarh Fort as seen in the period film 'Padmaavat' has been recreated by two crowd-pulling Durga Puja pandals in Kolkata.
12 Oct 2018
While hearing a petition challenging the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government's decision to allot Rs. 28cr for Durga Puja celebrations, the Supreme Court refused to interfere with the government's decision.
04 Oct 2018
We protect the things that we love, and if someone doesn't agree with us, we are offended.
03 Oct 2018
On Wednesday morning, a massive fire broke out at Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata due to which at least 250 students were evacuated.
18 Sep 2018
A Bengali music video on Durga Puja featuring cricket icon Sourav Ganguly along with popular film actresses will be launched soon.
18 Sep 2018
The massive fire at Bagree market in Burrabazar area in the business hub of Kolkata has been brought under control after two days, an official said today.
14 Sep 2018
A Guwahati-based start-up today announced to roll out on-demand cab services across 98 cities in India under the brand 'Wify Cab'.
27 Mar 2018
It's almost been four years since India's apex court recognized transgenders as the third gender, but cases of discriminatory harassment are common.
02 Feb 2018
Having donned several hats as a cricketer, a captain, and an administrator, Sourav Ganguly in his new memoir "A Century Is Not Enough" describes how he once disguised as a "Sardar" to attend Durga Puja in Kolkata.
11 Dec 2017
The consummate politician, Pranab Mukherjee has famously been described as Congress's quintessential Man Friday. Ironically, he was rewarded with the President's post but was not trusted enough to be made PM.
03 Nov 2017
Over two months after Mukul Roy was ousted from the Trinamool Congress, the senior leader has now joined the BJP.
04 Oct 2017
The traffic menace during festivities has claimed yet another life. This time of a four-year-old Mumbai boy who couldn't reach hospital on time, thanks to the traffic jams caused by Durga processions.
03 Oct 2017
In another horrifying incident, Jharkhand police have booked a constable and his friend for allegedly abducting and raping a three-year-old girl in Barta village on Saturday.
26 Sep 2017
As Kolkata celebrates Durga Puja in full-swing, one pandal in Santosh Mitra Square has been getting major attraction!
24 Sep 2017
The WB government won't move the SC against the Calcutta HC's order allowing Durga idol immersion on Muharram.
21 Sep 2017
The Calcutta HC has struck down CM Mamata Banerjee's order prohibiting immersion of Durga idols during Muharram.
20 Sep 2017
To give customers a feel of Durga Puja celebrations, IRCTC has planned special food menus this year.
20 Sep 2017
Making travel plans easy for lakhs, the Railways is introducing 4,000 additional trains for this festival season. These special trains will run during October 15-30.
18 Sep 2017
Mamata Banerjee warned all the right wing factions to keep peace and not "play with fire".
07 Sep 2017
BJP President Amit Shah has been denied permission to host a rally at Netaji Indoor Stadium when he would visit West Bengal between September 11 and 13. This is on the heels of RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat being denied permission at Mahajati Sadan, a WB government-run auditorium.
05 Sep 2017
This Durga Puja will bring cheer to some of Sonagachi's sex workers in more ways than one. Around 30 of them will be selected to work as chefs in pandals.
25 Aug 2017
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee ordered that there will be no Durga idol immersion on Muharram (Oct 1) and in case of non-adherence, action will be taken.
08 Oct 2016
According to security agencies, two terrorists may have entered Delhi to carry out suicide attacks.