Dussehra

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  • Moharrum miss

    Moharrum miss

    I n the Dussehra-Durga Puja fervour, Moharrum, which fell on 1 October, unfortunately got sidelined. One didn't see any photos of Tazia processions being taken out from the Walled City to the Karbala. It's a mass expression of grief at......

    October 16, 2017
  • Rama is our identity, our heritage: Venkaiah Naidu

    Rama is our identity, our heritage: Venkaiah Naidu

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that Lord Rama was an embodiment of Indian culture and that we must all work for Ramrajya. Addressing the gathering at the Rajtilak Dussehra Day Celebrations here, he said that after Independence,......

    October 1, 2017
  • Dussehra celebrated in West Bengal

    Dussehra celebrated in West Bengal

    Dussehra, the Hindu festival signifying the victory of good over evil, was celebrated across West Bengal on Saturday. Effigies of Ravana, Meghnada and Kumbhakarana were torched at various places, including the Salt Lake Central Park, to mark the celebrations. Chief......

    September 30, 2017
  • AAP burns effigies of 'evil of price rise' in Delhi, elsewhere

    AAP burns effigies of 'evil of price rise' in Delhi, elsewhere

    Protesting against what it said was "skyrocketing" inflation and high petrol prices, AAP workers on Saturday burnt effigies representing the "evil of price rise" to coincide with Dussehra celebrations, the Aam Aadmi Party said. An AAP statement said such effigies......

    September 30, 2017
  • Kill the devil inside and see the world change: Shikhar Dhawan

    Kill the devil inside and see the world change: Shikhar Dhawan

    Dhawan wished his fans Happy Dussehra, posting some inspiring words on social media.

    September 30, 2017
  • On Dussehra, Modi asks people to make ‘positive contribution’ for a new India

    On Dussehra, Modi asks people to make ‘positive contribution’ for a new India

    Stressing that India will be completing 75 years of independence in 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address on Dussehra urged people to make some positive contribution to help build a new India in the next five years. "Today on......

    September 30, 2017
  • Swords, guns wielded at Yogi's Dussehra rally

    Swords, guns wielded at Yogi's Dussehra rally

    In a shocking incident, men brandishing swords, knives and even guns entered the Dussehra procession being lead by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister in Gorakhpur. Yogi, who was leading a "shobha yatra" from the Gorakhnath Temple to the local Ramlila Ground......

    September 30, 2017
  • Ravana effigies, with godmen, go up in smoke in Punjab, Haryana

    Ravana effigies, with godmen, go up in smoke in Punjab, Haryana

    Effigies of self-styled godmen were burnt at a few places along with the effigies of Ravana and others to symbolise the victory of good over evil as Dussehra was celebrated across Punjab and Haryana. Dusshera festivities were held amid tight......

    September 30, 2017
  • Kullu Dussehra: Where 'policing' is virtually left to a deity!

    Kullu Dussehra: Where 'policing' is virtually left to a deity!

    In the weeklong Kullu Dussehra festivities in this Himachal Pradesh town, which began on Saturday, where a grand congregation of over 210 gods and goddesses are currently assembled, the 'policing' is virtually left to a deity. Lord Raghunath, the chief......

    September 30, 2017
  • President Ram Nath Kovind greets the nation on Vijaya Dashmi

    President Ram Nath Kovind greets the nation on Vijaya Dashmi

    President Ram Nath Kovind greeted the nation on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi on Saturday. Kovind said in a tweet that it is "A celebration of victory of good over evil.” Greetings to fellow citizens on Vijaya Dashami, a celebration......

    September 30, 2017
  • Goa: CM Parrikar gives out green message on Dussehra

    Goa: CM Parrikar gives out green message on Dussehra

    On the auspicious occasion of Dussehra, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parriiar on Saturday urged Goans to avoid using plastic bags. "Let us celebrate the victory of good over evil by taking a small step towards a clean Goa, carry your......

    September 30, 2017
  • PM Modi greets nation on Vijaya Dashmi

    PM Modi greets nation on Vijaya Dashmi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi. "Greetings to everyone on the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dashmi," Modi tweeted. Vijaya Dashmi, also called Dussehra, marks the culmination of the 10-day long Navratri......

    September 30, 2017
  • Himachal CM, Governor greets on Dussehra

    Himachal CM, Governor greets on Dussehra

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Governor Acharya Devvrat on Saturday greeted the people on the pious occasion of Dussehra. In a message, Devvrat said Dussehra is symbolic of victory of good over evil and hoped the festival would......

    September 30, 2017