Durga Pujo

Durga Pujo brings a slice of Kolkata to all of India

This Durga Pujo, bhog is getting into bento boxes and Rabindra Sangeet is going digital on Zoom concerts. The Bengali associations in Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad are recreating Pujo.

published on : 10th October 2021

Wear masks, keep COVID at bay while pandal hopping: Mamata urges people

Amid the beats of dhak, Mamata Banerjee drew the eyes of the deity, a ritual known as 'chokhudaan', at Chetla Agrani puja patronised by her cabinet colleague Firhad Hakim.

published on : 6th October 2021

Bengal extends Covid curbs till October 30; allows movement of people at night during Durga Puja

Durga Puja will be celebrated from October 10 to 15, while Lakshmi Puja will be held on October 20.

published on : 30th September 2021

Bengal government appeals to employers to pay bonus ahead of Durga Puja

The department has also urged employers not to reduce bonus.

published on : 15th September 2021

Will abide by all health protocols, shun pomp this Durga puja, say organisers

Soumen Dutta of Kasi Bose Lane committee, a big-ticket puja, said the CM's assurance has come across as a major relief as the organisers were in two minds about going ahead with the preparations

published on : 10th September 2021

Kolkata Dairy: City air turns more toxic than Delhi

With Particulate Matter (PM) 2.5 count ranging between 153 and 313 micrograms per cubic meter, the air quality, as per World Health Organisation (WHO) standards is very poor .

published on : 25th October 2018