Durga Puja pandal

Prominent personalities appeal to Bangladesh PM to take action against those involved in Durga Puja violence

The signatories include educationist Pabitra Sarkar, CPI(M) Politburo member Md Salim, former Kolkata Mayor Bikash Bhattacharya, theatre personality Deb Shankar Halder and more.

published on : 18th October 2021

Bangladesh PM vows to punish Durga Puja violence instigators

Following reports of vandalism in Durga Puja pandals in Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued a warning to the miscreants and said they would taken to task.

published on : 16th October 2021

Kolkata Police make 'Burj Khalifa' Durga Puja pandal out of bounds to people amid COVID concerns

The laser show in the pandal was suspended on Wednesday evening following a massive gathering that stoked fears of the spread of COVID-19.

published on : 14th October 2021

Jharkhand: Stray tusker at Durga Puja pandal, about 24 injured in stampede-like situation

The incident took place during sandhya aarti (evening prayer) at around 8.30 pm in the marquee at Daroo chowk in Hazaribag district on the second day of the festival on Tuesday, an official said.

published on : 13th October 2021

Calcutta HC allows 'Sindur Khela', 'Arati', 'Anjali' in Durga Puja pandals

The court made it clear that the relaxation will be subject to the maximum number of persons, which is allowed inside a puja pandal, and compliance with other conditions like vaccination and masks.

published on : 7th October 2021

Mamata's 'idol' to share space with Durga in Kolkata pandal

Famous clay modeller Mintu Pal is sculpting the fibreglass idol at his Kumartuli studio draping the "deity" in the TMC supremo's favourite white coloured tant saree.

published on : 3rd September 2021