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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......

Kolkata tutor accused of brutally beating 3-yr-old arrested

Home tutor Puja Singh, who was caught on camera brutally beating up a three-year-old child at a Lake Town address in the northern fringe of the city, was arrested on Friday evening by officials of......

Kolkata Puja pandals that cost more than a million

Economy of India is going through turbulence. Inflation is high, rupee is depreciating, gross domestic product growth is going downhill. However, these factors have not deterred Durga Puja......

Video: Pranab celebrates Durga Puja at ancestral home

Far from the rough and tumble of politics, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is in Kolkata at his ancestral home at Miriti in Birbhum district to perform Durga Puja as he has been doing......

Durga puja celebrations in Kolkata

Thousands thronged puja pandals in Kolkata on Friday trying to make the most of Mahashtami, the eighth day of Durga Puja, with anxious glances being cast at the sky as the weatherman forecast......

Puja brings cheer to companies and people

Despite slowdown, corporates are investing heavily in advertisements not just in Kolkata but also in other metros. India's largest selling sparkling beverage brand, Thums Up, unveiled a 25-feet......

Durga Puja rights sold to a US company

Taking corporatisation of Durga Puja festival to a new height, a prominent puja committee in Kolkata has sold the rights of the celebrations to a US company and roped in a Bollywood superstar as......

Puja spells boom for tour biz

Efforts are on to turn Kolkata's Puja season into the local equivalent of New Orleans' Mardi Gras.The four days of Durga Puja is the time to see Kolkata at its best. Sadly, very few outsiders,......

Terror cover eludes festivals

The rising number of terrorist strikes has not dampened the festive spirit for Navratri in Mumbai, Durga Puja in Kolkata and Ramleela in New Delhi.However, efforts to buy anti-terror insurance for......

100 days of Modi Govt: No major decisions yet, but on right path

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi interacts with students and faculty at Delhi University's Sri Ram College of Commerce. Photograph: Sondeep Shankar/Rediff.com As prime minister, Narendra......

SOTY gives every teen a chance to live a fantasy

Karan Johar's Student Of The Year seems to work quitewell with the younger generation. Meghatithi Banerjee, 21, from Kolkata, also gives her thumbs up.A dazzling combination of love, friendship,......

Meet the other hero of Kahaani

If you have seen Kahaani, you won't forget three things: Vidya Balan's mind-blowing performance; Kolkata at it best during the Durga Puja festival; and the actor who played the role of the caring......

Review: Vidya Balan rocks in Kahaani

Sukanya Verma says Vidya Balan excels in Kahaani, a film which ismuch too enjoyable to find flaws.The concept behind a jigsaw puzzle is most fascinating. Its three-step model involves drawing an......

Readers Quiz: What was Gabbar's father's name?

We had asked readers to make their own quizzes right here on rediff, and we got quite a response. Readers sent in some brilliant questions, and interesting trivia. Here's presenting the first......

Calcutta News is exhausting

How do red light areas in the metros source women? This may sound like a derogatory question, but it is to this question that writer director Blessy tries to find an answer to in his new film......

'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......

Chaos reigns at Eden even as Rohit Sharma not allowed to inspect pitch

Whenever there is an international match at the Eden Gardens, its curator Prabir Mukherjee finds himself in the news for all the wrong reasons. This time the septuagenarian finds himself in the eye......

Tendulkar's farewell series: Carnival starts in Kolkata

The 'Sachin Tendulkar Carnival' is all set to hit Kolkata with the CAB, organisers of his penultimate Test match, chalking out an elaborate list of plans to felicitate the legend as he prepares to......

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,......

South Africa to host Champions League in October

South Africa will host the fourth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 in October with Pakistan's Sialkot Stallions being the new entrant, it was confirmed on Tuesday. "South Africa will host......
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Byomkesh
Q. Is it necessary go give new clothes to ur relatives on Durga puja in our kolkata this is a very bad practice
Byomkesh:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-it-necessary-go-give-new-clothes-to-ur-relatives-on-durga/27816171/answers/

Usoshi Chatterjee
Q. In our city bengali assoaciation has printed invitation card for durga puja they are saying durga puja are starting from first of october but my family in kolkata are saying that durga puja is starting from thirty september sasti is thirthy september which is the correct date of sasti can any one tell me
Usoshi Chatterjee:  A. jai shri ram there is no such tradition in up only during deepawali one can give new cloths to children more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-our-city-bengali-assoaciation-has-printed-invitation-card/27722741/answers/27816177

  Web results for Kolkata Puja
Kolkata's gold panners reap rewards at festival time

Iqbal painstakingly searches for gold on the ground and in the drains of the grimy alleys. (Photo: AFP) Kolkata: As 40-year-old Mohammed Iqbal... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141022/nation-current-affairs/article/kolkatas-gold-panners-reap-rewards-festival-time
Wrong to blame an entire community, says Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata - Under fire from BJP over her government's handling of the Burdwan blast, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that... ...

http://www.topnews.in/law/burdwan-blast-wrong-blame-entire-community-says-mamata-banerjee-2171714
On Diwali new moon night, devotees to offer prayers and bhog to Goddess Kali

MUMBAI: The new moon night of Kartik Amavasya or Diwali is also dedicated to the worship of Goddess Kali, a powerful avatar of Shakti. Temples in... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/On-Diwali-new-moon-night-devotees-to-offer-prayers-and-bhog-to-Goddess-Kali/articleshow/44903112.cms
Sen panel's tenure ends today, extension not likely

KOLKATA: The Justice Shyamal Sen commission wrote to the state government on Tuesday, informing it about the money it has in hand and asking what... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/kolkata/Sen-panels-tenure-ends-today-extension-not-likely/articleshow/44903107.cms
Actor RK's En Vazhi Thani Vazhi Movie Press Meet Stills

Pleasant Tuesday in Delhi, Wednesday morning to be misty | India closely monitoring IS, Al Qaeda activities: NSA (Second Lead) | CBI files revised... ...

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