20 Aug 2012
Gearing up for upcoming festive season, Railways has decided to run more than 500 special trains to Patna, Lucknow, Jammu and Amritsar among other cities to clear extra Puja rush.
25 Sep 2012
One can now see the consequences of the political ‘divorce’ between the Congress Party and Trinamool Congress.
16 Oct 2015
Mumbai: Rani Mukerji's family has been organising Durga Puja in the city for 67 years and star attraction are the actress and her famous cousin, Kajol stepping out to serve bhog to devotees. This year, however, Rani, is not going to be visiting it.
12 Oct 2015
Mumbai: Festive spirit has gripped the tinsel town on the occasion of Mahalaya that marks the beginning of Durga puja on Monday. While Bengali beauty Bipasha Basu is all nostalgic, fellow Bollywood celebrities like Dia Mirza and Shreya Ghoshal are excited to welcome goddess Durga.
03 Oct 2014
Patna: Want to take an inexpensive trip around the world! Just land in Patna and leave the rest to over 1,200 Durga Puja 'pandals' with dazzling decorations put up across the length and breadth of the city.
02 Oct 2014
Cuttack: Durga Puja celebration in Cuttack is a glittering show with the goddess and her progeny as well as Mahisashura, the demon she is seen slaying, adorning gold and silver jewellery for which this millennium city is famous.
19 Oct 2015
Kolkata: At least three people were injured in stampede yesterday as lakhs of people visited a marquee in Kolkata that boasted of having installed the world's tallest idol of the goddess Durga, forcing police to temporarily close down the place to visitors.
21 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on the occasion of Durga Ashtami.
18 Dec 2015
Shimla: Two holiday special trains started today on Kalka-Shimla rail line to meet the tourist rush, official said.
11 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Navratri is one of the holiest Hindu festivals celebrated across the country. During this festival, people worship different avatars of goddess Durga for nine days and observe fast. Some observe fast for nine days while some prefer to fast on the first and last day of this festive period. People on fast prefer to eat foods made of sabudana, kuttu atta, and fruits as they are light on the stomach, and add rock salt to their meals instead of regular salt. Also, garlic and onion are not consumed during these nine auspicious days.