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West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says he 'felt insulted' at Durga Puja carnival in Kolkata but remains mum on reason for humiliation
India

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says he 'felt insulted' at Durga Puja carnival in Kolkata but remains mum on reason for humiliation

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said he felt insulted at the Durga Puja carnival in the city, however, did not mention the reason for feeling humiliated.

ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal set up in Guwahati to celebrate 50 years of organisation and as tribute to Vikram Sarabhai
India

ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal set up in Guwahati to celebrate 50 years of organisation and as tribute to Vikram Sarabhai

As a tribute to Vikram Sarabhai on his 100th birth anniversary and to celebrate 50 years of ISRO, a special ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal has been made in Assam.

Durga Puja committee in Kolkata designs pandal to raise awareness about harmful effects of mobile tower radiation on birds
India

Durga Puja committee in Kolkata designs pandal to raise awareness about harmful effects of mobile tower radiation on birds

The Barisha club has designed the exterior of its Durga Puja pandal with an artificial mobile tower and a dish TV antenna along with skeletons of hundreds of birds stuck on the tower who die due to high radiation.

Making of Durga Puja: How Bengal's biggest annual festival supports livelihoods of thousands
Life

Making of Durga Puja: How Bengal's biggest annual festival supports livelihoods of thousands

The annual week-long carnival of Durga Puja is undoubtedly the most anticipated event in Bengal, with several seasonal jobs generated yearly because of it. Firstpost goes behind the scenes and talks to people for whom the festival is more than just a few days of celebrations — it's their means of livelihood.

Finding Durga: As Pujo ends, a Kolkata photographer seeks the goddess in the everyday
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Finding Durga: As Pujo ends, a Kolkata photographer seeks the goddess in the everyday

Sourodip Ghosh searches for the goddess Durga amid the bustle of North Kolkata in his photo essay

Mamata Banerjee has scored an own goal by raking up Durga idol immersion controversy
Politics

Mamata Banerjee has scored an own goal by raking up Durga idol immersion controversy

Mamata Banerjee's missteps are not deliberate and stem from a confusion around her political trajectory.