Navaratri idols start return journey to Tamil Nadu

A farewell function to the Navaratri idols was organised by the Travancore Navaratri Festival Trust with support from the Union Ministry of Culture on Sunday, Oct 17.

published on : 18th October 2021

The unknown heroines of India

A few like the Rani of Jhansi, Begum Hazrat Bai and Razia Sultana are mentioned in history books, but most have been forgotten by our historians.

published on : 16th October 2021

It’s family time for celebs

Here’s how some of the celebrities and prominent personalities in town are planning to celebrate Dasara this year.

published on : 14th October 2021

Hyderabad: a boiling pot of cultures

Drive through the city and you can see that apart from Bathukamma, the State’s most important festival, how different cultures and communities are celebrating Navaratri to the hilt in their own way.

published on : 14th October 2021

Three foods you probably didn't know you could eat during Navratri fasting

Celebrated throughout the country with much pomp and show, Navratri marks the beginning of Dasara, Karva Chauth and Diwali.

published on : 13th October 2021

Kerala capital gears up to celebrate Navaratri

Every year during Navaratri, the capital city is soaked in a festive mood with dance, drama, music recitals and different kinds of competitions.

published on : 13th October 2021

A gala ‘Sunday-Funday’ with Dandiya, Garba at Tank Bund

Professional artistes performed the traditional Garba and Dandiya dances as the public enjoyed other cultural programmes. 

published on : 11th October 2021

Celebrations and Bengaluru: How the city is prepping up for Navaratri

If you’re looking for things to do this festive season, here’s a low-down on activities lined-up during the week

published on : 11th October 2021

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

Another Navaratri full of hopes for idol makers

The festivities have also brought cheer to traditional idol makers in the city who have been facing crippling losses since the Covid pandemic struck in 2020. 

published on : 8th October 2021

Delhi Police warns of strict action against those not following COVID protocols on Holi

The DDMA had ordered that there would be no public celebrations in the national capital during upcoming festivals such as Holi and Navaratri.

published on : 28th March 2021

TTD to change sale of tickets to curb misuse

TTD Executive officer Anil Kumar Singhal has indicated that there will be some changes in the online sale of Arjitha Seva tickets which will come into force from November.

published on : 8th October 2018

Worship the goddess within

In a few days, almost every part of the country will pay obeisance to the divine feminine.

published on : 16th September 2017