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Maa Durga is here... Let's go pandal-hopping

Durga Puja, the festival that honours goddess Durga and celebrates her victory over the mythological demon named Mahishasura, kickstarts on Tuesday.Durga is interpreted as an embodiment of feminine......

Why this Durga Puja in Kolkata is different

The Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, an NGO in the heart of Kolkata’s red light district, has decided to celebrate Durga Puja, reports Indrani Roy/Rediff.com. Image: A woman offers prayers......

Assam: Durga Puja fervour grips Assam

A comfortable temperature and a clear sky added to the joy of the festival of autumn, Durga Puja in Guwahati and other parts of Assam especially urban areas where hundreds of colourfully......

Special: Legacy of faith in times of Diwali

Bringing Indian festivals home for the second generation I don't know about the origins of Durga Puja, although I know it is a celebration of Ma Durga. I know she is the main goddess for Bengalis......

PICS: Durga Puja ends in West Bengal with idol immersion

The five-day Durga Puja festival in West Bengal ended on Wednesday with people celebrating Bijaya Dashami which marked Goddess Durga's return to her husband's home. Click NEXT to read...

Mamata handpicks sari designs for Durga Puja

Sari designs handpicked personally by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be available in the market here ahead of the Durga Puja festival. The range of saris will be sold under the......

Pranab on inflation, rating cut and state of economy

Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee is away from Delhi to celebrate Durga Puja at his ancestral home in Mirati, near Kirnahar in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. Amid the rituals of Maha Ashtami......

Pranab to don priest's mantle during Durga Puja

Far from the hurly-burly of politics, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee plays another role at this time of the year -- that of a priest worshipping Goddess Durga.Mukherjee worships Goddess Durga at......

Buying property? 5 must-dos!

Dussehra and Diwali aren't just the season for Durga puja, laddoos, and Ram Lila. It's also the time when most new real estate projects are launched.Developers use this season to their advantage......

Puja? It's now Durga Inc.

This column once suggested that Durga Puja, which will burst upon us on Monday with the resonance of Mahalaya chanting, should be showcased for tourists. That is beginning to happen in a small way......

PIX: Kajol, Tanisha celebrate Durga Puja

Bollywood stars turned revelers during the ongoing Durga Puja and Navratri. Several members of Bollywood joined in Pujo festivities held by the North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Puja Samity......

PIX: Stars attend Durga Puja celebrations

Durga Puja celebrations are on in the city and Bollywood has joined in with great gusto!Several movie stars attended the North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Puja Samity Durga Puja pandal , at Hotel......

PIX: Rani Mukerji and cousins at Durga Puja celebrations

Durga Puja celebrations have begun and how!Rani Mukerji and cousins turned up at the North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Puja this year at hote Tulip Star in Juhu, a western Mumbai suburb, on September......

PIX: Rani, Kajol, Ayan Mukerji celebrate Durga Puja

Actress Rani Mukerji and several other members of Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth clan joined in the week-long Durga Puja celebrations that concluded with nobomi on Sunday, October......

PIX: Kajol, Sushmita Sen celebrate Durga Puja

Several movie stars were seen in festive mood as they celebrated Durga Puja on October 10 at Hotel Tulip Star, in the posh western suburb of Juhu, Mumbai. It was organised by the North Bombay......

'It is Sachin Puja after Durga Puja in Kolkata'

Former selector Raja Venkat is living the Sachin-mania in Kolkata, as the city goes gaga to give the batting legend a grand farewell.Sachin Tendulkar will play his 199th Test, in Kolkata from......

CAB wants Tendulkar's photo on 199th Test match ticket

The Cricket Association of Bengal will seek permission from the Board of Control for Cricket in India to have a photograph of Sachin Tendulkar on the ticket for the legendary batsman's 199th Test,......

Delhi uncertain to host Queen's Baton Relay for 2014 CWG

Uncertainty loomed large over Delhi hosting the Queen's Baton Relay for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as the Indian Olympic Association has sought the deferment of the event from October......
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  Web results for Durga Puja
Time for thank you, prayers & a quip

Bokaro's new BJP MLA Viranchi Narain (right) with his Bermo counterpart Yogeshwar Batul at Rajrappa temple on Wednesday. Picture by Pankaj Singh... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141225/jsp/jharkhand/story_5135.jsp
CM barb at BJP's Christmas diktat

KOLKATA: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday hit out at the BJP-led government at the Centre for choosing Christmas to observe Good... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/CM-barb-at-BJPs-Christmas-diktat/articleshow/45635428.cms
Desh Durga Puja campaign makes it to Lurzer's Archive

Conceptualised by Bates CHI & Partners, Kolkata, the campaign blends literature and Puja cues into its creative Sarmistha Neogy | Mumbai |... ...

http://www.bestmediainfo.com/2014/12/desh-durga-puja-campaign-makes-it-to-lurzers-archive/
Let's change the discourse

In India, religion is a matter of personal choice and bigger causes like freedom and justice have always sidelined religious dissension. The same... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/views/Lets-change-the-discourse/articleshow/45625303.cms
Hail, Xmas spirit

A firm distributes Christmas gifts in Shillong on Tuesday. Picture by UB Photos Shillong, Dec. 23: Meghalaya is warming up to festivities amid... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141224/jsp/northeast/story_5057.jsp

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