Durga Puja In Bengal

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'Durga Puja In Bengal' - 18 News Result(s)

  • Durga Puja Festival Comes to an End in West Bengal

    Durga Puja Festival Comes to an End in West Bengal

    Bengal's four-day-long extravaganza, the Durga Puja festival, came to an end on Saturday with immersion of the idols of Goddess Durga and her progeny as people celebrated Vijaya Dasami.

  • Durga Puja Begins on Mahashasti

    Durga Puja Begins on Mahashasti

    Durga Puja, West Bengal's biggest festival began on Tuesday amidst rituals of 'Mahashasti' in which the Goddess is welcomed to her earthly abode.

  • Durga Puja Begins in Bengal

    Durga Puja Begins in Bengal

    West Bengal was a picture of merriment and religiosity today due to Durga puja, the biggest festival in the state.

  • Kolkata: Indian Museum's Heritage and Modern 3D Idols to Mark Durga Puja

    Kolkata: Indian Museum's Heritage and Modern 3D Idols to Mark Durga Puja

    Resurgence of traditional idol designs at the clay modelers' quarter in Kumartuli, school students replicating a centuries-old plaque of goddess Durga slaying the buffalo-demon at the prestigious Indian Museum and a Kolkata community puja introducing...

  • Durga Puja ends in West Bengal with idol immersion

    Durga Puja ends in West Bengal with idol immersion

    Braving the downpour, people thronged Durga puja pandals to offer their tributes to the goddess on the last day of the five-day festivity.

  • Two electrocuted, puja pandal gutted after storm in West Bengal district

    Two persons were electrocuted, 15 others injured and a Durga Puja pandal gutted when a high tension electricity wire snapped after a storm in West Bengal's Burdwan district today.

  • Cyclone Phailin and rain mars Maha Ashtami in Kolkata

    Cyclone Phailin and rain mars Maha Ashtami in Kolkata

    Panic over cyclone Phailin and rain marred the spirit of Maha Ashtami on the second day of the Durga pujas in Kolkata today, as people tried to make the best of the situation despite the adverse weather.

  • Cyclone Phailin: President Pranab Mukherjee cuts short his West Bengal visit

    Cyclone Phailin: President Pranab Mukherjee cuts short his West Bengal visit

    President Pranab Mukherjee, who is at his ancestral home in West Bengal for Durga Puja, has cut short his visit and will return to New Delhi today in view of Cyclone 'Phailin' that is set to hit Odisha coast.

  • Durga Puja: Recreating Bengal's splendour in Delhi

    Durga Puja: Recreating Bengal's splendour in Delhi

    A towering Buddha sculpture greets visitors to a Durga Puja pandal in central Delhi's Arambagh locality, which is celebrating its silver jubilee this year.

  • Kangana Ranaut: Would love to be part of a film themed on Durga puja

    Kangana Ranaut: Would love to be part of a film themed on Durga puja

    Naming buddy Anurag Basu as one director she would love to work with for any film based on Durga puja in Bengal, Bollywood actoress Kangana Ranawat says she gushed over Vidya Balan's role in Kahaani.

  • Tight security in Kolkata before Durga Puja

    Tight security in Kolkata before Durga Puja

    The police have tightened security in West Bengal, particularly in border areas, for peaceful celebration of Durga puja, the biggest festival of the state.

  • Savour Bengali dishes at this food fest in the capital

    Savour Bengali dishes at this food fest in the capital

    Enliven your taste buds with delicacies like pabda macher jhal (hot and spicy fish) and chingri macher malai curry (prawns in coconut milk) at a 10-day Bengali Food Festival at Mist in The Park Hotel here.In tune with the festive season, the event begins here Friday. Choose from a lunch or a dinner ...

  • Mahalaya: When radio scores over television

    Mahalaya: When radio scores over television

    For most, television has consigned the transistor radio to the dustbin. But today, in every Bengali home, the transistor was brought out, dusted and switched at 4 am to listen to Mahalaya, the opus of hymns and sholkas heralding Bengal's annual festi...

  • Love in the time of Durga Puja

    Love in the time of Durga Puja

    Valentine's Day the world over may be on the 14th of Feb. But in Kolkata, it extends over the five days of the Durga Pujas now on, with young couples making the most of extended curfew hours and huge crowds that deflect prying eyes.

  • President set to offer prayers to Durga at family home

    President set to offer prayers to Durga at family home

    Protocol has made way for tradition it seems at Miriti, where President Pranab Mukherjee will worship his family deity, Devi Durga, at his ancestral house in West Bengal's Birbhum district beginning on Sunday.

  • Durga Puja holiday in West Bengal means no newspapers for 4 days

    Durga Puja holiday in West Bengal means no newspapers for 4 days

    West Bengal will go without newspapers for four days - from October 22 to the 25 - because newspaper hawkers want Durga Puja holidays. Since hawkers won't distribute dailies, newspaper houses will also stay shut for four days.

  • Pranab: The Eternal Bridesmaid

    Pranab: The Eternal Bridesmaid

    As in politics, so in the spiritual - Pranab Mukherjee leads the prayers at his ancestral home in West Bengal on the occasion of Durga Puja every year. The TV crews have only started coming recently, to the village of Mirati, 5 hours north of Kolkata...

  • Sorsebata Ilish Mach

    Sorsebata Ilish Mach

    Bengal's favourite fish dish - Hilsa in the local five spice mix, coated in a mustard and poppy seed paste.

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