West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.18

CPM sheds Puja ‘taboo’

Two years after Alimuddin Street allowed Marxists to be part of Durga Puja organising committees to boost its waning social connect, most CPM legislators in Bengal have given in to the festive frenzy ...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.18

Facebook 'accepts' puja friend request

Durga will be riding into homes across the globe with Facebook as her vehicle. In a first for Bengal’s biggest festival, a puja committee in Calcutta has got Mark Zuckerberg’s company as its offic...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.18

Durga Puja: Big budgets, tattered clothes

Sir — The biggest festival of West Bengal, Durga Puja, is just round the corner. These days, almost all Puja organizers spend lakhs of rupees on the decoration of theme-based pandals. Unfortunately,...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.18

Prayer to Devi to slay cancer demon

Durga will drive her trident through a crab instead of Mahishasur at a pandal in Baghajatin this Puja to raise awareness about cancer.The Baghajatin B and C Block Durgotsav Committee has chosen Karkat...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 19.10.18

For wheelchair-bound, Durga Puja is no fun

A majority of the physically challenged have been avoiding the Puja celebrations because of the absence of ramps and other facilities for them at the Durga Puja festival venues in the city.Three days ...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.18

Festive gifts in the wake of disaster

By The Editorial Board in

Style  /  Published 12.09.18

This festival, try Olive and Rust for a change

By TT Bureau in

North East  /  Published 10.10.18

NRC cloud over Durga artisans

The NRC update has taken a toll on Lakhi Silpalaya, one of the oldest Durga idol-making shops in the city, with many of its artisans toiling to secure legacy documents instead of crafting idols. Busin...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.18

Pandal pick in East Calcutta

By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.10.18

Fireproof pandal-hopping in Jharkhand

From this year, Durga Puja committees will have to submit a written undertaking to the administration before Sashthi that their pandals are fireproof.Dhalbhum SDO Chandan Kumar on Thursday issued a di...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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