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Themes galore for Lakshmi in Khalna

  When Kolkata is done with its themes, lights and grand immersion carnival for Durga Puja, a non-descript village in Howrah district’s Amta subdivision wakes...

Mammoth Carnival for farewell to Durga

    Curtains came down on Kolkata’s extravaganza called Durga Puja with the chief minister’s final signoff on Tuesday, October 3 at Red Road. Sixty-seven of...

GJM leaders urge Rajnath for the safety of Gurung

GJM leader urges Rajnath Singh to ensure the safety of Gurung As the queen of hills gradually coming back to normalcy and expelled GJM leader...

Bengal, culture and tradition rules themes in Howrah this Durga Puja

This year, Durga Puja organisers had to combat a new demon called GST. Maintaining the grandeur of their Pujas, barowari committees and clubs had...

Shiva accompanies Durga on her annual homecoming

Durga is the daughter, Shiva the son-in-law. This belief is behind Serampore’s Pyne family's nearly 400 year old Durga Puja. The children, of course,...

Steeped in tradition for over four centuries

Bazar Bari, the colloquial term for Uma Villa, is the centre of activities in Janai, a sleepy hamlet in Hooghly, during Durga Puja. The...