Articles about Durga Puja
16 Oct 2021World
Two Hindu men have been killed in Bangladesh, police officials said, marking fresh casualties in the ongoing communal violence in the neighboring country.
15 Oct 2021India
India has condemned the recent communal violence during Durga Puja celebrations in the neighboring Bangladesh, terming it "disturbing."
08 Oct 2021Lifestyle
The festive season is here!
25 Sep 2021Entertainment
Five Bengali films are slated to hit the big screen this Durga Puja, as the producers are optimistic about a good response following the rise in footfall at cinema halls showing Bengali films with fresh content.
06 Sep 2021India
With West Bengal still recovering from the ravages of the COVID-19 second wave and Cyclone Yaas, several Durga puja committees in Kolkata have decided to allot a portion of this year's budget for humanitarian causes.
03 Sep 2021Politics
A controversy has erupted in West Bengal over the organizers of a Durga puja pandal deciding to put up an idol of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at their marquee alongside Goddess Durga's.
10 Aug 2021India
The Odisha government has allowed different puja committees to conduct the Durga, Ganesh, Laxmi, Kali puja, and other similar events on pandals in indoor-like conditions only for observance of rituals without any public participation, an official order said.
14 Jul 2021India
The community Durga Puja committees in Kolkata will ensure that all those who are involved in the rituals and other related works are vaccinated in the next three months, an official said on Wednesday.
05 Jul 2021India
With three months to go for Durga Puja, arrangements are afoot for the five-day festival in Kolkata, but organizers, much like last year, have decided to keep the celebrations low-key in view of the COVID-19 situation.
02 Jul 2021Entertainment
With the gradual easing of curbs on shootings and improvement in the COVID-19 situation, big-time Bengali film producers have announced release dates of seven films, three of them during the Durga Puja festival and one during Christmas.
27 Oct 2020India
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.
20 Oct 2020World
A controversy was triggered after Meena Harris, the niece of United States Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate Kamala Harris, tweeted an image depicting the latter as Goddess Durga.
16 Oct 2020India
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 2020India
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.
04 Jun 2020Entertainment
Legendary film director and screenwriter Basu Chatterjee, known for his realistic and groundbreaking movies such as Rajnigandha, Chitchor, Baton Baton Mein, and Ek Ruka Hua Faisla, passed away on Thursday in Mumbai, due to age-related ailments. He was 90 years old.
14 Feb 2020India
An incident reported from Gujarat's Bhuj shows there is a long way to go before all stigmas related to periods are quashed.
08 Oct 2019Lifestyle
The festive season is upon us.
06 Oct 2019India
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 2019Entertainment
The 9-day Navratri festivities have almost come to an end.
16 Sep 2019Politics
In Madhya Pradesh, a shop has become the latest reason why the ruling Congress and BJP-led Opposition are fighting.
14 Jun 2019India
There are only two kinds of people: Those who love Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and those who love Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
17 Nov 2018India
A fire has broken out in Kolkata's tallest building - a 60+ storey, under-construction skyscraper called 'The 42' on Chowringhee Road.
05 Nov 2018India
A major fire broke out at Apeejay House server room in a high-rise building at Park Street in Kolkata on Monday morning.
28 Oct 2018Business
Gold is likely to lose its sheen this 'Dhanteras' due to liquidity crunch amidst rising prices and other investment options.
20 Oct 2018India
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 2018India
President Ram Nath Kovind today greeted the people on the occasion of Durga Puja and Dussehra, exhorting them to work for women empowerment.
18 Oct 2018India
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 2018India
The Chittorgarh Fort as seen in the period film 'Padmaavat' has been recreated by two crowd-pulling Durga Puja pandals in Kolkata.
12 Oct 2018India
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.
12 Oct 2018World
A building at the University of Houston will be renamed after an Indian-American couple in recognition of a gift that'll provide ongoing support for faculty, students, and research.
12 Oct 2018India
The Supreme Court yesterday agreed to hear today an appeal challenging the West Bengal Government's decision to grant Rs. 10,000 each to Puja committees in WB for Durga Puja celebrations.
08 Oct 2018India
A street graffiti dedicated to the life and struggle of the sex workers was unveiled by a Durga Puja organizer in North Kolkata today.
04 Oct 2018India
We protect the things that we love, and if someone doesn't agree with us, we are offended.
03 Oct 2018India
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 2018Entertainment
A Bengali music video on Durga Puja featuring cricket icon Sourav Ganguly along with popular film actresses will be launched soon.
18 Sep 2018India
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.