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Oct 01, 2016
Navratri 2016: India prepares for nine-nights of dance and coloursNavratri lasts for nine days, with three days each devoted to the worship of Durga, the goddess of valor, Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, and Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge.
Feb 26, 2016
Live: Mayawati reminds Smriti Irani of her promise to cut off her own head in Parliament"What is Mahishasura martyrdom day?" Irani said. She then again quoted the document.
Jan 24, 2016
Mahatma Gandhi thought India, in her impatience, created many anarchists, reveals new bookNearly four decades before Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was put on trial for conspiracy, the two had shared stage for Dussehra celebrations in London where one praised pacifist Rama and the other the demon-slayer Durga.
Oct 23, 2015
Madhya Pradesh farmer offers tongue to goddess, bleeds to deathDriven by superstition, a young farmer bled to death in Madhya Pradesh after he slashed his tongue and offered it before idol of Goddess Durga in Satna district on Thursday morning.
Oct 20, 2015
Grand celebrations: World's tallest Durga idol in KolkataWorld's tallest Durga idol at Deshapriya park in Kolkata.
Oct 18, 2015
Dussehra in Egypt: Indian community organise celebrations in myriad traditions in CairoThe vibrant Indian community in Egypt celebrated Dussehra on 16 October. Over 600 persons attended the event, including several who travelled to Cairo from other cities like Alexandria, Port Said and Ismailia to join the celebrations.
Oct 03, 2014
Durga Puja with a difference: Widows of Vrindavan meet the Mother GoddessMany of the widows of Vrindavan come from Bengal. But many have not seen Durga Puja there in decades. When a group visited Kolkata in the run-up to Durga Puja it was an emotional bittersweet reunion.
Sep 09, 2013
Durga Ma as battered wife: A giant step backward for womankindA new public awareness campaign is making waves for portraying Lakshmi, Saraswati and Durga as victims of domestic violence. It does great disservice to both our goddesses and our women.
Sep 06, 2013
New ad campaign against domestic abuse features bruised goddessesThree award-winning ads depicting bruised and hurt Indian goddesses - Lakshmi, Durga and Saraswati - are going viral on social media.
Aug 05, 2013
Now, Mulayam Singh Yadav says SP may back food billHis remarks are significant as they come against the backdrop of reports that the issue of suspended IAS officer Durga Sakthi Nagpal could cast a shadow over Congress' bid to secure SP's support on the food measure.