Durga Puja

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  • Dazzling delights

    Dazzling delights

    Illumination through lights is a common phenomenon in almost every festival. Technological advancement has had its impact in all walks of life, including the concept of lighting - from the archaic oil lamps, candle lights, carbide gas lights to tulip......

    October 26, 2017
  • Overflowing with ecstasy

    Overflowing with ecstasy

    Extravaganza galore As the green leaves rust to golden brown colour and the autumn sets the stage for the arrival of the winter, the small town of Chandannagar, rich with its history gears up for the greatest festival of the......

    October 26, 2017
  • After Durga Puja carnival, West Bengal mulls same for Kali Puja from 2018

    After Durga Puja carnival, West Bengal mulls same for Kali Puja from 2018

    Enthused by the "great success" of the Durga Puja immersion carnival on Red Road, the West Bengal government was now planning to organise a similar event for the popular Kali Pujas in the city. The proposed Kali Puja carnival was......

    October 22, 2017
  • Toy train service in Darjeeling hills to resume from Oct 25

    Toy train service in Darjeeling hills to resume from Oct 25

    Services of the heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), popularly known as 'toy train', is all set to resume in the hills from October 25, after its suspension for 125 days due to the strike called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha......

    October 17, 2017
  • Consumer is King

    Consumer is King

    See Kolkata during Durga Puja and you will witness a spectacle: massive crowds gush in and out of pandals to view the incredible creativity and craftsmanship of envisioning and presenting the goddess in ever more avantgarde themes. What is striking......

    October 10, 2017
  • West Bengal observes Lakshmi Puja

    West Bengal observes Lakshmi Puja

    Households and community marquees across West Bengal on Thursday worshipped Hindu goddess Lakshmi with gaiety and religious fervour, fasting late into the night with prayers for prosperity and wealth. Popularly known as Kojagori Lakshmi puja in this part of India,......

    October 6, 2017
  • Architectural beauty

    Architectural beauty

    The five days of Puja lighted the streets of Kolkata, the City of Joy unlike any other day, so is the much awaited view of the place of Khidirpur where the unity between two varied religions of Hindus and Muslims......

    October 5, 2017
  • Bidding adieu...

    Bidding adieu...

    Fleeting time It’s Bijoya Dashami already, the time to wish, hug and gorge on sweets. Fun and frolic reigns supreme. Even elders too can’t seem to resist themselves from indulging in the merry making. Dashami begins with relatives pouring in......

    October 5, 2017
  • Minor girl allegedly gang-raped on Durga Puja night

    Minor girl allegedly gang-raped on Durga Puja night

    A minor girl has been allegedly raped by three men in the city on Friday night while she had gone out with them on pandal hopping, police said today. Two persons have been arrested and the third one is on......

    October 4, 2017
  • Communal harmony, anti-terrorism highlight of Kolkata's Durga Puja immersion carnival

    Communal harmony, anti-terrorism highlight of Kolkata's Durga Puja immersion carnival

    Highlighting communal harmony, railing against terrorism and bringing diverse themes like the intricacies of human mind and the spirit of freedom to the fore, 68 community Durga puja organisers paraded their award-winning idols in the West Bengal government organised carnival......

    October 4, 2017
  • CM Mamata thanks people, police for peaceful Durga Puja

    CM Mamata thanks people, police for peaceful Durga Puja

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday thanked the devotees, Durga Puja organisers and police for making the festival joyous, peaceful and disciplined. She also thanked the clubs and committees in the state for their "total cooperation and overwhelming......

    October 2, 2017
  • FIFA U-17 World Cup: England, Chile, Iraq to take part in Durga Puja immersion carnival

    FIFA U-17 World Cup: England, Chile, Iraq to take part in Durga Puja immersion carnival

    England, Chile and Mexico teams will be there for the procession.

    October 2, 2017
  • Husband killed dead by wife's lover in Bengal, five arrested

    Husband killed dead by wife's lover in Bengal, five arrested

    Three more people were arrested in West Bengal's Bardhaman district on Sunday in connection with the murder of a man, allegedly by his wife's lover, taking the total number of arrests to five in the case, police said. Chanchal Ghosh,......

    October 1, 2017