Ready to feast on the Navratri menus?
From traditional, authentic favourites to healthy options, take a look at a few of the offerings in restaurants across the region.
When the manliest of gods became a mother
The people told their king, Mahendravarman the First, who built a temple to Shiva as Thayumanavar in Trichy.
Auto sales up 57 per cent this Navaratri, housing sales rise
FADA President Manish Raj Singhania said. Housing market, which is hit by multiple interest rate hikes, had a positive beginning to this festive season.
Gorkha Wahini of J'khand Armed Police observing Navratri tradition for over 100 years
For nearly a century and a half, the Gorkha Wahini of Jharkhand Armed Police-I, has been observing Navratri religiously, but without worshipping goddess Durga’s idol.
Several injured as clashes break out on Navratri in 2 Gujarat districts
“Six people were injured. We have deployed police force in the village and efforts are on to arrest the accused,” he said, adding a home guard deployed at the spot was among those injured.
Andhra’s doll festival ‘Bommala Koluvu’ regaining lost glory
The Koluvu is an arrangement of idols and dolls in the form of step-like horizontal arrays. The number of steps often vary from 1 step to as many as 15 or more.
Ending with a bang: People celebrated ninth day of Navratri Utsav at Classic Gardens, Secunderabad
The many beautiful colours that one’s eye can probably behold were seen dancing around on the last day of Navratri.
Celebrating the power of femininity
She wowed fans across genders and states with her role as Anupamaa, actor Rupali Ganguly, who was in town, speaks to CE amid Navratri festivities
Garba and dandiya shows add colours to Durga Puja festivities in Rourkela
A small yet closely-knit Gujarati community of the Steel City is keeping the tradition alive by organising ‘garba’ and ‘dandiya’ shows during Navratri.
Navaratri special: From butterfly pea flower rice to rose jalebi, here are some must-try recipes
Through the nine nights of revering Goddess Durga and her triumph over evil, Navaratri celebrates the idea of spreading victory and love around us.
Tickets for Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt's 'Brahmastra' capped at Rs 100 for Navratri
Director Ayan Mukerji said the tickets will be available at Rs 100 from September 26 to September 29.
PM Modi, Priyanka to join Garba in Gujarat
During Navratri, Gujaratis begin each day by worshipping Goddess Shakti. One of the primary attractions of Gujarat’s Navratri celebrations is the traditional dance known as 'Garba'.
Fast to feast
As we enter the festive season, here are places that are offering authentic Navratri cuisine
Tasty side of Navratri
The city is buzzing as Navratri approaches. CE gives you a sneak peek into restaurants ramping up their festive game with special thalis
Gaga over garba: Delhiites plan to take Navratri celebrations a notch higher
After a hiatus of two years, the Gujarati community in the city is all geared up to celebrate Navratri with raas-garba
Navratri extravaganza begins
The organisers recently planned a grand pass launch event at the venue by Tollywood actress Chandni Bhagwanani.
‘Quash cases on Navratri organisers’: BJP MP Gopal Shetty
Gopal Shetty also appealed to the Shinde-Fadnavis led Maharashtra government to allow four days for Navratri festival in the current year till midnight.
Festivals of Introspection
Our sages have made so many fasts and festivals so that humans can learn to rest a little.
‘Closure’ notice to fish shops raises eyebrows
The notices have been given time to time, which is the reason that the number of shops has been reduced from 64 in the past to just 24 now,” said Suryan.
Meat shops in Delhi remain open during Navratri as owners await official order
No official order has been issued so far despite the south and east Delhi mayors on Tuesday asking meat shops in their jurisdictions to remain shut during Navratri.
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