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Covid-19 dampens Navratri, Durga Puja celebrations

Covid-19 dampens Navratri, Durga Puja celebrations

A survey conducted on the Public app reveals that 32 percent of Indians are not willing to attend a physical Durga Puja or Dussehra celeb...Read More

Durga puja: Pandal set up by Bengal Club at Mumbai's Shivaji Park offers virtual darshan to devotees

Durga puja: Pandal set up by Bengal Club at Mumbai's Shivaji Park offers virtual darshan to devotees

Despite low budgets and COVID-19 restrictions, Durga Puja is being celebrated in Mumbai with full enthusiasm.In one of the city's Durga p...Read More

Bhopal: ‘Coronasur’ savours delight of Durga Puja

Bhopal: ‘Coronasur’ savours delight of Durga Puja

Bengalis missing Bhog, Adda at Pandals

Durga Puja in the times of social distancing

Durga Puja in the times of social distancing

Today is Maha Shaptami, the second day of the Durga Puja and it is celebration times for the city’s Bengalis. The 5-day annual festival s...Read More

Calcutta HC orders all Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal be declared no-entry zones

Calcutta HC orders all Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal be declared no-entry zones

HC declares pandals containment zones; only listed organisers will be allowed

No Durga Puja celebrations at CR Park, other areas in south Delhi amid COVID-19 pandemic

No Durga Puja celebrations at CR Park, other areas in south Delhi amid COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chittaranjan Park, also known as CR Park, and its adjoining areas in South Delhi will not host Durga Puja...Read More

Bombay Durga Bari Samiti turns 91, plans virtual dharshan for devotees

Bombay Durga Bari Samiti turns 91, plans virtual dharshan for devotees

Bombay Durga Bari Samiti (“the Samiti”) is one of the oldest Durga Pujas of Mumbai, dating back to the year 1930. They are now less than ...Read More

75% dole used for COVID-19 equipment

75% dole used for COVID-19 equipment

The Calcutta HC on Friday ordered 75% of grants given by the West Bengal govt to Durga Puja pandals should be used on Covid-19 sanitisati...Read More

Rains may ruin Durga Puja for Bengalis this year, warns IMD

Rains may ruin Durga Puja for Bengalis this year, warns IMD

The presence of "two back-to-back weather systems originating from the Bay of Bengal" has brought with it the possibility of heavy rainfa...Read More

PIL in Calcutta HC questions grant to Durga puja pandals

PIL in Calcutta HC questions grant to Durga puja pandals

The petitioner asks whether the government gives grants only for Durga Puja or for other festivals like Eid

PIL in Calcutta High Court questions state grant to Durga Puja pandals

PIL in Calcutta High Court questions state grant to Durga Puja pandals

The petition has been filed by a Left trade wing activist from Durgapur, Sourav Dutta.

Mamata Banerjee’s Rs 50,000 grant to Puja pandals

Mamata Banerjee’s Rs 50,000 grant to Puja pandals

No Durga Puja immersion carnival on Red Road this year

Advance pension for farmers in West Bengal ahead of Durga Puja

Advance pension for farmers in West Bengal ahead of Durga Puja

The state and central governments have come up with relief packages for West Bengal farmers who suffered economic losses during the coron...Read More

Coronavirus in Bhopal: No installation of idol, Durga Pujo celebration to be streamed online

Coronavirus in Bhopal: No installation of idol, Durga Pujo celebration to be streamed online

The country has seen a hike in the cases of COVID in Unlock 2.0. Various regions are trying to combat the pandemic by imposing lockdown. ...Read More

When Vidya Balan took over a newspaper's photoshoot: Journalist reveals the difference between B-town's ‘privileged’ and ‘outsiders’

When Vidya Balan took over a newspaper's photoshoot: Journalist reveals the difference between B-town's ‘privileged’ and ‘outsiders’

They sent me a mail saying that she will be doing the photo-shoot. Her team mentioned a point clearly and boldly: Vidya Balan won't be ch...Read More

Mamata Banerjee doles out Durga Puja and Ramadan bonus for 10 lakh government employees

Mamata Banerjee doles out Durga Puja and Ramadan bonus for 10 lakh government employees

West Bengal is reeling under the COVID-19 crisis with rising number of cases, which is well past 2000 and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ...Read More

BJP MP comes out in support of Nusrat Jahan, questions Mamata's silence over issue

BJP MP comes out in support of Nusrat Jahan, questions Mamata's silence over issue

Kolkata: Days after an Islamic cleric criticised TMC MP Nusrat Jahan for performing Durga Puja, Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party...Read More

Muslim cleric criticizes TMC MP Nusrat Jahan, she responds by saying 'represent an inclusive India'

Muslim cleric criticizes TMC MP Nusrat Jahan, she responds by saying 'represent an inclusive India'

Kolkata: A prominent Muslim cleric on Monday slammed TMC Lok Sabha member Nusrat Jahan for attending Durga puja celebrations, and said th...Read More

Durga Puja: Surgical Strike Themed Tableau Made At Pandal In Bhopal

Durga Puja: Surgical Strike Themed Tableau Made At Pandal In Bhopal

A large-size tableau is being presented at a Durga Puja pandal in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal. It has the theme of surgical strike along with...Read More

This Durga Puja pandal in Varanasi gets ‘Chandrayaan-2’ touch

This Durga Puja pandal in Varanasi gets ‘Chandrayaan-2’ touch

It is that time of the year when the whole country is dipped into festivity mood. Durga Puja pandals always have something new to offer e...Read More

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