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Kolkata pandal installs 50kg gold Durga idol; 250 workers took three months to make it, says puja committee member
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Kolkata pandal installs 50kg gold Durga idol; 250 workers took three months to make it, says puja committee member

According to Sajal Ghosh, committee's general secretary, it took three months for 250 workers to install the goddess

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

Heavy thunderstorm hits Simhastha Mahakumbh in Ujjain
India

Heavy thunderstorm hits Simhastha Mahakumbh in Ujjain

Six persons were killed and around 40 injured on Thursday evening when heavy rain accompanied by lightning and squall wreaked havoc at the site of the ongoing Simhatha Kumbh Mela in New Delhi, flattening and uprooting pilgrims' tents.

Durga Puja tips that will make pandal hopping in Mumbai more fun
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Durga Puja tips that will make pandal hopping in Mumbai more fun

Mumbai’s Dura Puja pandals may not have the same charm as those in Kolkata, but it’s not hard to create the ‘adda’ when Bengalis in the city come together. To urge you to be part of one, we recommend you go Pandal Hopping this year and eat.

From inaugurating Durga Puja to meeting Mamata Banerjee, football legend Pele’s day out in Kolkata
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From inaugurating Durga Puja to meeting Mamata Banerjee, football legend Pele’s day out in Kolkata

Football legend Pele's first day in Kolkata was spent with AR Rahman, Sourav Ganguly and CM Mamata Banerjee enjoying in the City of Joy.

Woman manhandled by cops at Lalbaug Cha Raja pandal, inquiry ordered after video goes viral
Mumbai

Woman manhandled by cops at Lalbaug Cha Raja pandal, inquiry ordered after video goes viral

A video, captured by a bystander, that shows a young woman being slapped repeatedly by women police officials outside the Lalbaug Cha Raja pandal in Central Mumbai on the occasion of Ganpati visarjan, is going viral on social media, raising questions of police brutality.

Lalbaugcha Raja gets more regal: Iconic Ganpati idol to be housed in ‘sheesh mahal’ by Nitin Desai
Mumbai

Lalbaugcha Raja gets more regal: Iconic Ganpati idol to be housed in ‘sheesh mahal’ by Nitin Desai

This year, Mumbai's iconic Ganpati pandal, Lalbaugcha Raja, will be even more regal as thei idol will be housed in a giant 'sheesh mahal' (crystal palace) designed by renowned Bollywood art director Nitin Chandrakant Desai.