Dasara celebrations

Mysuru royal family sees two deaths on day Dasara draws to a close

The deaths cast a shadow on the Dasara celebrations and Vijayadashmi rituals conducted by the family on Friday.

published on : 20th October 2018

Mysuru all decked up for Jamboo Savari

The Dasara festival that was inaugurated on October 10 by Infosys Foundation chairperson and writer Sudha Murty atop Chamundi Hills has brought lakhs of people to the city.

published on : 18th October 2018

1.2 lakh pilgrims throng Kanaka Durga temple

About 1.2 lakh devotees had darshan of Goddess Kanaka Durga adorned as Annapurna Devi on the sixth day of the ongoing Dasara celebrations atop Indrakeeladri on Monday.

published on : 16th October 2018

Commissioner at loggerheads with corporator over Dasara celebrations in Shivamogga

Channabasappa told Express that he spoke to the commissioner for only two minutes and suggested Dasara be held on a grand note as there is lukewarm response to the celebration. 

published on : 15th October 2018

Over 2 lakh devotees throng Kanka Durga temple

The devotees turnout crossed two lakh by Sunday evening. It is likely to touch 2.5 lakh by night, officials said.

published on : 15th October 2018

Mysuru’s Majestic Trunk Call

The world-famous Mysuru Dasara attracts lakhs of people from across the globe, but it is undoubtedly the Jamboo Savari procession, which adds to the allure of the entire festivity.

published on : 14th October 2018

EO’s move ‘angers’ trust board members

She also asserted that devasthanam has made elaborate arrangements to ensure hassle-free darshan for devotees visiting the temple from various parts of the country.

published on : 14th October 2018

Over 80,000 devotees have darshan of Goddess on Day 3

On the third day of Dasara celebrations on Friday, a large number of devotees thronged Kanaka Durga temple here to have darshan of Goddess Kanaka Durga in Gayatri Devi alankaram.

published on : 13th October 2018

Special darshan for VIPs, cops wearing shoes inside Durga temple anger devotees in Vijayawada

There was another unpalatable incident of devotees raising objection to some police personnel performing duties wearing shoes on the temple premises.

published on : 11th October 2018

Road mishap claims life of tamed elephant in Karnataka

The 45-year-old elephant was hit by a private bus at around 2 am on Monday. The elephant was to supposed to leave for Mysuru in two days for Dasara celebrations. 

published on : 8th October 2018