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