“She’s Insulting Islam”: UP Cleric On Nusrat Jahan Celebrating Durga Puja

Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan celebrated Durga Puja with her husband Nikhil Jain Kolkata:  An Islamic cleric in Uttar Pradesh has hit out at Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan after she took part in Durga Puja festivities and ceremonies in Kolkata on Sunday. The cleric, who described her actions as “defaming Islam and Muslim”, accused Nusrat … Read more“She’s Insulting Islam”: UP Cleric On Nusrat Jahan Celebrating Durga Puja

Ayudha Pooja: Instruments Worshipped On This Day. Leaders Extend Greetings

Ayudha Pooja: On this day, astra or instruments are worshipped. New Delhi:  On Ayudha Pooja today, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam extended greetings. Ayudha Pooja, a part of 9-day Navratri festival, is also called “Astra Pooja,” where instruments are worshipped. It is called by different … Read moreAyudha Pooja: Instruments Worshipped On This Day. Leaders Extend Greetings

Durga Ashtami 2019: Significance Of Durga Ashtami In Navratri, Ashtami Date, Puja Time

NEW DELHI:  Durga Puja celebrations run parallel with Navratri, a Hindu festival where nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped. For Durga Puja celebrations, huge pandals with idols of Goddess Durga are set-up and devotees come in large numbers to offer prayers to the goddess. The eight day of Navratri is called Ashtami, and this year … Read moreDurga Ashtami 2019: Significance Of Durga Ashtami In Navratri, Ashtami Date, Puja Time

Durga Puja: How Bengal Is Celebrating The 5-Day Durgotsava

Durga Puja Festival: Bengal has been adorned with lights and is decorated to welcome the goddess. New Delhi:  Durga Puja or Durgotsava festivities have begun in Bengal. The five-day celebrations began today with Shahshti, the sixth day of the Lunar calendar. It will be followed by Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Navami and Vijayadashami, when … Read moreDurga Puja: How Bengal Is Celebrating The 5-Day Durgotsava

UK Soaks In Durga Puja Fervour, Pandal Set Up in Berkshire County

Durga Puja pandal set up in a cricket ground in Britain’s Slough town (Representational image) London:  A sprawling Durga puja pandal set up in a cricket ground in Britain’s Slough town has recreated the ambience of Kolkata’s crowd-pulling Maddox Square, as the five-day festival commenced on Friday in different parts of the UK. The pandal … Read moreUK Soaks In Durga Puja Fervour, Pandal Set Up in Berkshire County

With Amit Shah, BJP kicks off Durga Puja blitz

Related News Amit Shah inaugurated a puja pandal in Kolkata on October 1. TAKING on the Trinamool Congress at its own game again, the BJP has joined the battle with it over Durga Puja — with party president Amit Shah sounding the bugle by flying down to inaugurate a pandal on October 1. Unlike the … Read moreWith Amit Shah, BJP kicks off Durga Puja blitz

Trinamool Stifling People’s Right To Celebrate Pujas, Alleges Amit Shah

Kolkata:  Inaugurating a Durga puja for the first time in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday accused the state’s Trinamool Congress government of stifling the rights of the people to celebrate Durga Puja to serve the party’s vote bank. Mr Shah, also the BJP president, inaugurated the BJ Block community Durga Puja … Read moreTrinamool Stifling People’s Right To Celebrate Pujas, Alleges Amit Shah

Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee Inaugurates 11 “Pujos” In Kolkata, Shares Pics

Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee shares pictures from Durga Puja inaugural ceremonies. Kolkata:  Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated 11 Durga Puja pandals in south Kolkata on Monday. “What a joy,” she wrote on Twitter, sharing pictures of the grand Durga puja pandals and ceremonies. “Delighted to share some vignettes of Durga pujo from last evening. … Read moreDurga Puja: Mamata Banerjee Inaugurates 11 “Pujos” In Kolkata, Shares Pics

As Barbs Fly, No Holiday For BJP And Trinamool This Durga Puja

Mamata Banerjee’s preparations for the state elections in 2021 are going on in full swing. Kolkata:  It is Mahalaya today, and for West Bengal, it marks the start of the festive season. But Durga Puja will be no holiday for the BJP and the Trinamool Congress. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee did suggest a break from … Read moreAs Barbs Fly, No Holiday For BJP And Trinamool This Durga Puja

“Hindutva Lite” Won’t Solve Congress’s Heartland Problems: Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor claimed that those in power are propagating a “grotesque deformation” of a glorious faith. New Delhi:  Asserting that the Congress has a duty to defend secular space, senior leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the answer to the party’s woes in Hindi heartland does not lie in “majority appeasement” or offering some sort … Read more“Hindutva Lite” Won’t Solve Congress’s Heartland Problems: Shashi Tharoor

Retail companies loosen purse strings to woo consumers

KOLKATA: India’s retail chains are set to increase their marketing and promotional expenditure for the festive season shopping starting next month in an attempt to revive footfalls and consumer spending after their just concluded end-of-season sales flopped. Apart from discounts, lifestyle and apparel retailers plan to showcase the widest range of new products on their … Read moreRetail companies loosen purse strings to woo consumers

Rather Die Than Prove My Religion Before Entering Temple: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said she is a Hindu but has respect for other faiths and religions too (File) Kolkata:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said that she would rather die than prove her religion and challenged BJP to compare the religious activities undertaken by the Trinamool Congress government to that by the previous regimes … Read moreRather Die Than Prove My Religion Before Entering Temple: Mamata Banerjee

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