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Why every political party in Delhi wants to hop on to Chhath bandwagon despite Covid threat
Politics

Why every political party in Delhi wants to hop on to Chhath bandwagon despite Covid threat

Delhi today is more replete with ‘Chhath Ki Badhaiyan’ posters and hoardings than they can be seen in the state of Bihar

Opinion | Diwali, the powers that be, and civil disobedience
India

Opinion | Diwali, the powers that be, and civil disobedience

The assault on Diwali may well be part of a shadowy plan called ‘Project Thessalonica’: Remove festivals, remove the joy, destroy the livelihoods of the artisans like the fireworks makers, and then move in for the conversion kill.

Singapore fitness studio apologises for posting 'racially insensitive' Diwali video on Instagram
World

Singapore fitness studio apologises for posting 'racially insensitive' Diwali video on Instagram

Some viewers implied the side-to-side head shaking as saying no to the feasts during Diwali, which is one of the official festival celebrations in a multi-racial Singapore

Diwali to Jallikattu, activism of hypocrisy galvanising Hindus to defend festivals
India

Diwali to Jallikattu, activism of hypocrisy galvanising Hindus to defend festivals

Sensing a steadily growing nationalism since Narendra Modi came to power, millions of dollars are being spent on putting legal roadblocks for Hindu festivals, running high-profile NGO campaigns, and hiring celebrities to decry the traditions of the land

Fireworks led to major changes in pollution levels on Diwali, says Delhi Pollution Control Committee
India

Fireworks led to major changes in pollution levels on Diwali, says Delhi Pollution Control Committee

The sudden deterioration in Delhi's air quality this year can be attributed to extremely calm conditions, change in wind direction, and use of firecrackers

Annaatthe movie review: Rajinikanth's Diwali release is cinematic equivalent of the meeting that could've been an email
Entertainment

Annaatthe movie review: Rajinikanth's Diwali release is cinematic equivalent of the meeting that could've been an email

Subtlety has never been Siva’s strong suit. However, at the least, his films have a cohesive emotional fabric. It is a massive disappointment that Annaatthe lacks the basics.

Why you should not judge my kids when they are bursting crackers tonight
India

Why you should not judge my kids when they are bursting crackers tonight

Diwali celebrations should not be muted just because we as a nation have failed to act against pollution

Sadhguru | Why banning firecrackers during Diwali is not a good idea
India

Sadhguru | Why banning firecrackers during Diwali is not a good idea

If you are concerned about air pollution, as your sacrifice for the children, walk to your office for three days and let children have the fun of bursting crackers

Diwali 2021: Tickle your palate with these sweet and savoury dishes this festival
India

Diwali 2021: Tickle your palate with these sweet and savoury dishes this festival

Diwali is celebrated to mark the day when Lord Ram returned home after vanquishing the demon Ravan. This year it will be celebrated on 4 November

Diwali 2021: Here are some design ideas to brighten your house with rangolis
India

Diwali 2021: Here are some design ideas to brighten your house with rangolis

In its historical sense, rangoli was believed to be an omen of good fortune and was created as a symbolic representation of divine blessings

Diwali 2021: Puja timing, muhurat, significance; here's everything you need to know
India

Diwali 2021: Puja timing, muhurat, significance; here's everything you need to know

On this special day, families worship Goddess Lakshmi, who is the Goddess of wealth. Devotees believe that if they perform the special puja they will be blessed with health, wealth, and prosperity

Diwali 2021: Ban on firecrackers, movement of heavy vehicles; here's how states are celebrating the festival amid curbs
India

Diwali 2021: Ban on firecrackers, movement of heavy vehicles; here's how states are celebrating the festival amid curbs

The restrictions have been put in place keeping in mind both the coronavirus pandemic and increasing levels of air pollution

Diwali 2021: Here are some healthy recipes you can try out this festive season
India

Diwali 2021: Here are some healthy recipes you can try out this festive season

People are preparing to have a veritable feast of snacks and desserts for the Festival of Lights

Kali Puja 2021: Celebrating Shakti and the victory of good over evil
India

Kali Puja 2021: Celebrating Shakti and the victory of good over evil

Goddess Kali is believed to be the incarnation of the female power Shakti and the word ‘Kali’ owes its origin to the word ‘Kala’, which means time, black and death, depending on the context

Happy Diwali 2021: Wishes, quotes, messages, images, WhatsApp and Facebook status to share with your loved ones
India

Happy Diwali 2021: Wishes, quotes, messages, images, WhatsApp and Facebook status to share with your loved ones

The festive season begins with Dhanteras and ends four days later with Bhai Dooj. On Diwali, Goddess Lakshmi, the deity of wealth, is also worshipped.

Narak Chaturdashi 2021: Who was Narakasur and why is the day celebrated
India

Narak Chaturdashi 2021: Who was Narakasur and why is the day celebrated

There are various versions of the story, which led to the celebration of Narak Chaturdashi, but the idea of victory of good over evil is common to all of them

Delhi's air quality likely to enter severe’ category due to Diwali, stubble burning, says study
India

Delhi's air quality likely to enter severe’ category due to Diwali, stubble burning, says study

Under the zero firecracker emission scenario, Delhi's PM2.5 concentration is predicted to be in the upper end of the 'very poor' category from November 4 to November 6.

US lawmaker introduces resolution to recognise historical and religious significance of Diwali
World

US lawmaker introduces resolution to recognise historical and religious significance of Diwali

The resolution expresses its deepest respect for Indian-Americans and the Indian diaspora throughout the world on this significant occasion, said Raja Krishnamoorthi

India sees brisk sales of gold and silver on pre-Diwali Dhanteras festival
India

India sees brisk sales of gold and silver on pre-Diwali Dhanteras festival

Softening of gold prices has evoked buying on Dhanteras and the traders expect sales will touch the pre-pandemic levels

What are green crackers and what makes them eco-friendly and less polluting
India

What are green crackers and what makes them eco-friendly and less polluting

These fireworks, an idea by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, don't contain aluminium, barium, potassium nitrate or carbon, leaving a lesser impact on the environment