Radiant and lit
The beauty and makeup industry saw many new launches around this festive season with extra shimmer and glitter for the glitterati.
‘Bribe to scribes’ part of Congress toolkit: CM Basavaraj Bommai
“This is the result of Congress’ toolkit. They are trying to spread a lie. I have not given any instructions to anyone (to give cash gifts),” he claimed.
Deepavali 'cash gifts' to journalists: Karnataka CM call its a 'lie', part of Congress' toolkit
Speaking to reporters here, he said when the Congress was in power, what gifts were given by various people are "clearly known", and the media had reported it, whether it was iPhones or laptops.
Fireworks industry on rebound path, Maharashtra key contributor to Rs 6,000 crore Deepavali sale
Flower pots, 'ground chakras', cracklers and rockets were among the other varieties that witnessed good sale.
Nomadic shepherds worship their flock during Deepavali, while boiling milk shows them the direction to the next area
Cracker of a Deepavali for Sivakasi fireworks manufacturers
Fireworks industry in Sivakasi records Rs 6,000 crore sales this year which is 30% more than the last year figures
Seven villages around Vellode bird sanctuary celebrate cracker-free Deepavali
According to sources, the sanctuary, situated in Vadamugam Vellode Panchayat in Chennimalai Panchayat Union of Erode, was declared a bird sanctuary in 2000.
Deepavali rush: More than 5 lakh used Chennai Metro over two days
On Thursday, 2.48 lakh passengers used the services, the highest this year which was eventually broken the very next day with 2.63 lakh passengers.
This Deepavali, 573 in distress dial firefighters in TN
In 2021, fire and rescue services received 169 calls across State; Chennai police book 271 for in violation of time regulations this year
Post Deepavali, 525 people treated for burns in govt hospitals across TN
Following the Deepavali celebrations, doctors in 36 government hospitals across Tamil Nadu on Monday treated 525 people for burn injuries sustained while bursting firecrackers.
Deepavali holidays: Road accidents claimed 14 lives in Ramanathapuram
As many as eight persons died in road accidents across Ramanathapuram on Monday, taking the district's total road fatality toll during the Deepavali holidays (Saturday to Tuesday) to 14.
24x7 protest nears one year for ITI workers in Karnataka
They have formed the Karnataka General Labour Union and have been protesting on the ITI premises since December 1, 2021. They have missed every festival and Deepavali is no different.
This temple in Karnataka's Dharwad is open only 3 days a year
A temple at Tabakadahonnalli in Dharwad remains open for devotees for only three days in a year, during Deepavali.
Come Diwali, traders throng this Bengaluru stationery shop
The shop has become popular mostly through word-of-mouth publicity and traders from all over the country who are settled in Bengaluru come here to make the purchase.
Hanuman, a home-grown superhero for the ages
Hanuman is considered a nityasuri or one who is free of karma for eternity. He is also believed to be still on Earth to help us in our struggles through life.
Away from home
Andamans, scenic Chettinad regions, Hampi and Maldives are the top-picks for Bengalureans for the long weekend getaway
Bursting the bubble
Bengalureans have mixed views on the circular issued by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, allowing bursting of firecrackers during Deepavali for two hours every day
Deepavali: The expat edition
From fearing crackers to embracing diyas, expats in Chennai share interesting experiences of Deepavali and adapting to the festival of lights
Karnataka Minister Anand Singh's 'costly' gifts to elected reps triggers controversy
Tourism Minister Anand Singh, who represents the Hosapete constituency, is at the centre of a controversy as he has lavished elected members of his constituency with expensive Deepavali gifts.
His visits were like festival: Family on departed hero
We cooked food and shared them with other families as well,” Sreelakshmi, who had married Pradeep on August 26, 2012, said in a trembling voice.
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