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Kolkata's Satellite City New Town To Get First Community Durga Puja This Year

Kolkata's Satellite City New Town To Get First Community Durga Puja This Year

Organisers hope that the festival, which is around five months away, will give a boost to tourism and businesses, besides helping build the brand of New Town.

19 May 2022
After Durga Puja, West Bengal Witnesses Covid-19 Spike

After Durga Puja, West Bengal Witnesses Covid-19 Spike

The state has witnessed a Covid-19 spike, when school reopening preparations are underway in the state.

28 October 2021

Handling Communal Violence: The Bangladesh Way

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recalled that Hindus had fought shoulder to shoulder with their Muslim brothers during the war of liberation and had equal rights...

Temple Attacks: ISKCON Kolkata Members Protest Outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

Temple Attacks: ISKCON Kolkata Members Protest Outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

Several temples and Durga puja pandals have come under attack in Bangladesh over the past few days, triggering clashes and tension.

18 October 2021

Video Shows MP Pragya Thakur, Out On Bail On Medical Grounds, Playing Kabaddi

The BJP MP from Bhopal described the man, who shot and circulated the clip, as 'Ravana' and said his old age and next birth will get spoiled.

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14 October 2021
Celebrating Puja In Old Bengal

Celebrating Puja In Old Bengal

As the festive fervour is in full swing in Bengal, Outlook features some old Havelis in Bengal and the spirit of Durga puja there.


15 October 2021
Feat Of Clay: Bengal’s Idol-makers Are Pushing Boundaries Of Creativity This Durga Puja Season

Feat Of Clay: Bengal’s Idol-makers Are Pushing Boundaries Of Creativity This Durga Puja Season

From NRC to detention camps to farmers’ protests, Calcutta artisans are showcasing contemporary socio-political issues.


13 October 2021
Celebrating Puja In Old Bengal

Celebrating Puja In Old Bengal

As the festive fervour is in full swing in Bengal, Outlook features some old Havelis in Bengal and the spirit of Durga puja there.


13 October 2021
Durga Puja 2021: When Pandals Depict Political Themes

Durga Puja 2021: When Pandals Depict Political Themes

Two major Durga Puja committees in West Bengal have selected contentious and controversial issues as their themes this year.


13 October 2021
Laser Show Of Kolkata’s ‘Burj Khalifa' Durga Puja Pandal Suspended Due To Covid-19 Fears

Laser Show Of Kolkata’s ‘Burj Khalifa' Durga Puja Pandal Suspended Due To Covid-19 Fears

The Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata modelled on the pattern of world tallest building ‘Burj Khalifa’ drew crowds towards it, sparking Covid-19 fears.


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08 October 2021
From Delhi To Ontario: Seeking Mother Durga And Dhakis In Canada

From Delhi To Ontario: Seeking Mother Durga And Dhakis In Canada

The sights and sounds that are jarring at home become sweet music. Longing for things lost is the essence of nostalgia.


14 July 2021
Kolkata Prepares To Get Vaccinated For Durga Puja!

Kolkata Prepares To Get Vaccinated For Durga Puja!

Officials indicated that all of the rules established by the High Court for last year's Durga Pooja will be strictly followed, and that everyone involved in...


24 October 2020
A Walk With Ray's Apu On Streets Of Kolkata This Durga Puja

A Walk With Ray's Apu On Streets Of Kolkata This Durga Puja

Three puja committees pay tribute to filmmaker Satyajit Ray with a themed celebration


22 October 2020
IndiGo Celebrates Durga Puja At Six Airports, Staff Dresses In Traditional Attires

IndiGo Celebrates Durga Puja At Six Airports, Staff Dresses In Traditional Attires

Special Bengali food menu has been introduced as part of 6E tiffin, which will be available exclusively on flights from Kolkata for travel dates between Oct 21...


22 October 2020
Two Ponds Earmarked For Idol Immersion In Bengal: Pollution Board

Two Ponds Earmarked For Idol Immersion In Bengal: Pollution Board

The WBPCB will also be monitoring the quality of water in the Ganga in three phases


22 October 2020
PM Modi Touts Women's Empowerment In Durga Puja Address

PM Modi Touts Women's Empowerment In Durga Puja Address

Reaching out to the people of West Bengal during the state's biggest festival, he said though it was being celebrated on a limited scale because of the...


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21 October 2020
Durga Puja: TMC Upset With High Court Ban On Pandal Entry

Durga Puja: TMC Upset With High Court Ban On Pandal Entry

Pandemic-fatigued young crowd wanted to have fun, says Mamata aide Firhad Hakim.


20 October 2020
Calcutta HC To Review No-Go Orders For Puja Pandals

Calcutta HC To Review No-Go Orders For Puja Pandals

This follows a petition from a forum which has even offered to take the judges on a tour of major puja pandals to review their crowd management plans


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