Articles about Navratri

Durga Ashtami 2022: Significance, celebrations, and more

03 Oct 2022

Durga Puja
Durga Ashtami 2022: Significance, celebrations, and more

October 3, this year, marks Durga Ashtami, the third day of Durga Puja and the eighth day of Navratri.

Navratri 2022: The ritual of fasting and its health benefits

26 Sep 2022

Ayurveda
Navratri 2022: The ritual of fasting and its health benefits

This year the nine-day festival of Navratri, beginning today is scheduled to end on October 5.

Navratri 2022: History, significance, rituals, and more

26 Sep 2022

India
Navratri 2022: History, significance, rituals, and more

The grand festive season of India, Navratri, begins today and ends on October 5th this year.

5 awesome recipes using ginger you must try

12 Sep 2022

India
5 awesome recipes using ginger you must try

Native to China and India, ginger or Zingiber officinale is a stem that grows underground in tuberous joints.

Varanasi: Court refuses to stay Gyanvapi Mosque survey, seeks report

12 May 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi: Court refuses to stay Gyanvapi Mosque survey, seeks report

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Thursday ruled that survey inside the Gyanvapi Mosque would continue.

5 dishes to prepare on the occasion of Ram Navami

09 Apr 2022

Ram Navami
5 dishes to prepare on the occasion of Ram Navami

Celebrated on the ninth day of Navratri, Ram Navami marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ram.

Unique kanjak gift ideas for tiny goddesses

07 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Unique kanjak gift ideas for tiny goddesses

Celebrated on either ashtami or navami during Navratri, Kanjak sees nine little girls worshipped as the embodiment of Goddess Durga.

5 nutritious fasting drinks to keep you energetic

04 Apr 2022

Healthy Foods
5 nutritious fasting drinks to keep you energetic

With Chaitra Navratri, Ramadan, and various other festivities being held this month, most people in Hindu and Muslim households are observing a fast.

Gangaur Teej 2022: History, rituals, and more

04 Apr 2022

Kedarnath
Gangaur Teej 2022: History, rituals, and more

Also known as Gauri Tritiya, Gangaur Teej is celebrated every year with pomp and gaiety in Indian states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.

Hindu New Year 2022: Celebrations in different Indian states

02 Apr 2022

Goddess Durga
Hindu New Year 2022: Celebrations in different Indian states

The month of April is all about celebrating various religious festivals with gusto and fervor.

Chaitra Navratri: The nine goddesses worshipped during the nine days

02 Apr 2022

Goddess Durga
Chaitra Navratri: The nine goddesses worshipped during the nine days

Chaitra Navratri or Vasant Navratri is a nine-day auspicious festival that will start on April 2 and end on April 11, according to the Hindu Luni-Solar calendar.

Chaitra Navratri 2022 is lucky for these zodiac signs

01 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Chaitra Navratri 2022 is lucky for these zodiac signs

Worshipping Devi Durga's nine forms during the nine days of Navratri has special benefits. This year, Chaitra Navratri begins on April 2 and ends on April 11.

Navratri: Vrat dishes that are tasty and wholesome

31 Mar 2022

Food
Navratri: Vrat dishes that are tasty and wholesome

Navratri literally translates to "nine nights," and during this time we restrict ourselves to a proper vrat-friendly diet.

Chaitra Navratri 2022: Significance, date, and celebrations

30 Mar 2022

Goddess Durga
Chaitra Navratri 2022: Significance, date, and celebrations

It's that time of the year when religious fervor shrouds us for over nine days.

What can girls wear on five days of Durga Puja?

07 Oct 2021

Fashion Tips
What can girls wear on five days of Durga Puja?

Durga Puja is round the corner.

Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

14 Nov 2020

Maharashtra
Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Government on Saturday announced that all places of religious worship in the state would be allowed to reopen for devotees from November 16.

#MannKiBaat: Modi calls for patience while celebrating festivals amid COVID-19

25 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi
#MannKiBaat: Modi calls for patience while celebrating festivals amid COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 70th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

Eros Now posts vulgar memes about Navratri, apologizes after outrage

22 Oct 2020

Twitter
Eros Now posts vulgar memes about Navratri, apologizes after outrage

Streaming platform Eros Now received criticism on Thursday after vulgar memes, linked to the Hindu festival of Navratri, were shared on its official Twitter handle, sparking calls for a boycott.

Niece shares image depicting Kamala Harris as Durga, outrage follows

20 Oct 2020

Donald Trump
Niece shares image depicting Kamala Harris as Durga, outrage follows

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.

'The Song We Sang' trailer: A happy escape for women

07 May 2020

YouTube
'The Song We Sang' trailer: A happy escape for women

As a society, our people and our cinema have long struggled to do justice to our women.

Mumbai: 25-year-old woman arrested for sharing sister's nudes with boyfriend

02 Nov 2019

Mumbai
Mumbai: 25-year-old woman arrested for sharing sister's nudes with boyfriend

A 25-year-old Mumbai woman was recently arrested for sending a video of her younger sister bathing to her boyfriend, Agripada Police said.

Here's how you can decorate your home during festive season

08 Oct 2019

India
Here's how you can decorate your home during festive season

The festive season is upon us.

Navratri 2019: Five Bollywood actresses who love celebrating Durga Puja

06 Oct 2019

Satyajit Ray
Navratri 2019: Five Bollywood actresses who love celebrating Durga Puja

The 9-day Navratri festivities have almost come to an end.

Top five Navratri events across India

04 Oct 2019

India
Top five Navratri events across India

Navratri is special for a number of reasons.

Home Minister Amit Shah flags off Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express

03 Oct 2019

India
Home Minister Amit Shah flags off Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today flagged off the second Vande Bharat Express, India's fastest train, in the capital. He was accompanied by Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal, among others.

Navratri 2019: Here's how you can stay healthy while fasting

01 Oct 2019

Health & Wellness
Navratri 2019: Here's how you can stay healthy while fasting

The nine-day Navratri festivities have begun.

How kids in Mumbai are trained to steal mobile phones

24 Jan 2019

Mumbai
How kids in Mumbai are trained to steal mobile phones

When four minors, aged 13-17, were arrested last week in Mumbai for stealing mobile phones, their revelations were rather interesting.

#HealthBytes: These 5 snacks are healthy and perfect for Navratri

11 Oct 2018

HealthBytes
#HealthBytes: These 5 snacks are healthy and perfect for Navratri

The 9-day festive season of Navratri is here and so begins the holy fasting ritual.

'Loveyatri' controversy: Aayush Sharma feels the objection is unnecessary

24 Sep 2018

Salman Khan
'Loveyatri' controversy: Aayush Sharma feels the objection is unnecessary

Aayush Sharma's debut movie 'Loveyatri' has become the controversy's favorite child these days, owing to its title.

'Loveratri' to 'Loveyatri', but Hindu-outfit still displeased with Salman's production

20 Sep 2018

Salman Khan
'Loveratri' to 'Loveyatri', but Hindu-outfit still displeased with Salman's production

Aayush Sharma's debut movie 'Loveyatri' has become controversy's favorite child.

Salman adds his special touch to Aayush's 'Loveratri' teaser

13 Jun 2018

Salman Khan
Salman adds his special touch to Aayush's 'Loveratri' teaser

Salman Khan seems to be going the extra mile to ensure that brother-in-law, Aayush Sharma's debut film 'Loveratri' strikes a chord with the audience.

VHP targets Salman's 'Loveratri', says it distorts Navratri's name

23 May 2018

Salman Khan
VHP targets Salman's 'Loveratri', says it distorts Navratri's name

'Loveratri', which marks the Bollywood debut of Salman Khan's brother-in-law Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain, has landed in trouble, months before its scheduled release date.

Right-wing groups launch campaigns against non-vegetarian eateries in NCR

23 Sep 2017

Narendra Modi
Right-wing groups launch campaigns against non-vegetarian eateries in NCR

As Navratri begins, right-wing groups have gone on a cleaning spree in NCR. Reports have come in that in Gurgaon, it is the Shiv Sena and Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Kranti Dal (ABHKD) that are pressurizing meat shops to down their shutters.

Sunny Leone, Manforce slammed for suggesting condom use during Navratri

22 Sep 2017

Hindu Yuva Vahini
Sunny Leone, Manforce slammed for suggesting condom use during Navratri

Ahead of Navratri, Manforce released a new ad featuring Sunny Leone, urging Gujaratis to practice safe sex during the festivities.

India goes sex-products shopping, Punjabi women buy most sex toys

09 Sep 2017

India
India goes sex-products shopping, Punjabi women buy most sex toys

Yup, we are doing it. India has one of the world's largest population and it shouldn't come as a surprise. If you belong to the "log kya kahenge" or "sharam karo" category, please move along.

JioPhone deliveries to start from September 21

02 Sep 2017

India
JioPhone deliveries to start from September 21

Jio will start deliveries of its much-awaited JioPhone during the Navratri week starting September 21, a channel partner of Reliance Retail said.

Jio suspends pre-booking for its phone after "millions" placed orders

28 Aug 2017

India
Jio suspends pre-booking for its phone after "millions" placed orders

In just four days, "millions" have placed orders for the JioPhone, leading to the company suspending pre-bookings for now.

JioPhone pre-booking to start on 24th August

24 Aug 2017

India
JioPhone pre-booking to start on 24th August

Pre-booking of the JioPhone will start today at 5:30 pm through its website, app and all retail stores, the company has announced.