Dussehra

Curfew in Rajasthan's Malpura town after violence during Dussehra

The Dussehra maidan turned into a fortress with heavy security in and around during the time an effigy was being burnt.

published on : 9th October 2019

Mercedes-Benz delivers over 200 cars in a single day during festival season sales

Mercedes-Benz delivered over 125 cars, the highest ever, to the customers on Dussehra in Mumbai and another 74 cars to customers in Gujarat on Navratri festival, the company said.

published on : 9th October 2019

Plastic Ravana sends a green message in Delhi

This was the first time that the crowd at the Ramlila grounds witnessed a narrative in which Ravana, in plastic, symbolised the evil demon, harmful to environment.

published on : 9th October 2019

36,000 BMTC drivers, conductors rue delayed salary this Ayudha Puja

He pointed out saying that officers and heads of departments have been paid but ground-level staff of nearly 36,000 employees have not.

published on : 9th October 2019

India's tallest Ravana effigy measuring 221 feet burnt in Chandigarh

Organisers claimed that it is India's tallest Ravana effigy.

published on : 8th October 2019

Delhiites slayed dengue, brought pollution under control, says Arvind Kejriwal on Dussehra

Kejriwal fired an arrow to burn the effigies of demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakarna.

published on : 8th October 2019

Ravan is losing stature every year in this Bhopal locality

Burning of Ravan's effigy symbolises the triumph of good over evil, and evil should not stand tall, think the organisers of Dussehra event in Bittan Market of Bhopal.

published on : 8th October 2019

Work for furthering women empowerment and ensuring their dignity: PM at Dussehra celebrations

Modi urged people that as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's on his 150th birth anniversary they should take up the mission of not wasting food, conserving energy, water and avoiding single-use plastic.

published on : 8th October 2019

Not Durga Puja! It's Mahishasura's martyrdom that these tribals observe

During Durga Puja, the ten-day annual festival in Bengal, the city comes together in celebrating the divine feminity.

published on : 8th October 2019

Year on, scars of Amritsar Dussehra tragedy remain for the victims' families

Around dusk on October 19, a DMU (diesel multiple unit) mowed down a crowd standing on the rail tracks near Joda Phatak in Amritsar.

published on : 8th October 2019

Digital Ravana to be burned with recorded cracker sounds in Delhi

The Shri Dharmic Lila Committee, Red Fort has come up with this creative idea to not let the spirit of Dussehra dampen.

published on : 8th October 2019

No firecrackers for Dussehra celebrations at Red Fort's Ramlila

This departure from tradition is Delhi's famous Lav Kush Ramlila way of minimising air pollution.

published on : 7th October 2019

A year after Amritsar train tragedy, Navjot Sidhu's promises remain unfulfilled this Dussehra

It was October 19 2018, when people were gathered onto the railway tracks to watch a Ravana effigy burn on Dussehra at Joda Phatak in Amritsar, before the tragic accident took place.

published on : 7th October 2019

Recession hits effigy makers in Jaipur's Ravana Mandi this Dussehra

The Pink city has a tradition of burning Ravana effigies from small to giant sizes in different parts of the city on Dussehra.

published on : 6th October 2019

Ahead of receiving Rafale jets, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to perform 'Ayudha Puja' in Paris 

Singh is leaving for Paris on a three-day visit, primarily to receive the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets on Tuesday when Dussehra is coinciding with the foundation day of the Indian Air Force.

published on : 6th October 2019
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