Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021

Durga Puja/ Navratri/ Dussehra

Bangladesh Police Arrests Key Suspect Behind Recent Communal Violence

Oct 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The suspect Iqbal Hossain was arrested from Bangladesh’s Cox Bazar along sea beach area on Thursday night by the police.

Bangladesh Violence: US Condemns Attacks On Hindus On Durga Puja

Oct 19, 2021 PTI

"Every person around the world, regardless of their religious affiliation or belief, should feel safe and supported to celebrate important holidays,” a US State Department spokesperson said.

Bangladesh Durga Puja Violence: Mobs Torch 20 Homes Of Hindus, Damage Over 60 Houses

A mob of over 100 people ran amock in a village in Rangpur district’s Pirganj Upazila in Bangladesh on Sunday night after tensions following an allegedly blasphemous social media post.

Rupee Slips 9 Paise At 73.75 Against Dollar After Dussehra Break

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Business Team

It oscillated between 75.24 to 75.38 against the dollar during trade hours at the interbank foreign exchange market. On Thursday, before closing for the Dussehra weekend, it had settled at 75.26

Gujarat Govt Allows Eid-E-Milad Celebrations; Restricts Processions To 400

The Gujarat government has said 400 people will be allowed to participate in Eid-e-Milad processions, only if the procession is confined to the local area boundaries.

18 October, 2021

Temple Attacks: ISKCON Kolkata Members Protest Outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

Outlook Web Desk

Several temples and Durga puja pandals have come under attack in Bangladesh over the past few days, triggering clashes and tension.

17 October, 2021

Bangladesh: Muslims, Hindus Protest Amid Religious Unrest

Deutsche Welle

Officials said Saturday that two Hindu men were killed in the latest spate of communal violence, taking the death toll to six.

15 October, 2021

Bangladesh: Four Dead As Goons Attack Hindu Temples During Puja; PM Hasina Says Attackers Won't Be Spared

Outlook Web Desk

Hindu temples in Bangladesh were vandalised during Durga Puja celebrations. Sheikh Hasina to deploy paramilitary forces in 22 districts.

14 October, 2021

Poetry And Puja: Verses By Kushal Poddar

Kushal Poddar

An author and a father, Kushal Poddar, edited a magazine Words Surfacing, authored eight volumes, including The Circus Came To My Island, A Place For Your Ghost Animals, Eternity Restoration Project- Selected and New Poems and Postmarked Quarantine. His works have been translated in eleven languages.

13 October, 2021

Durga Puja 2021: When Pandals Depict Political Themes

Deepanjan Ghosh

Two major Durga Puja committees in West Bengal have selected contentious and controversial issues as their themes this year.

13 October, 2021

Nostalgia: From Lord Clive To Swadeshi Thakur, How Bengal’s Durga Puja Transformed

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

During the 1920 and 1930s, the emergence of community puja transformed Durga puja from a rich men's puja to a people's festival, as freedom fighters made good use of the change.


13 October, 2021

Laser Show Of Kolkata’s ‘Burj Khalifa' Durga Puja Pandal Suspended Due To Covid-19 Fears

Outlook Web Desk

The Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata modelled on the pattern of world tallest building ‘Burj Khalifa’ drew crowds towards it, sparking Covid-19 fears.

12 October, 2021

Durga Puja: Chandigarh Based Digital Artist Mints Durga NFT To Pay Tribute To The Goddess

Sharmila Bhowmick

Inspired by rural Indian women, Swarnali Singh has created a signature style that depicts the 'everywoman' in her daily life.

11 October, 2021

Kolkata Police On High Terror Alert Amid Durga Puja Celebrations In City

Outlook Web Desk

Citing terror threats, the West Bengal government has put the police on alert in view of the Durga Puja festivities in the state.

11 October, 2021

Indian Embassy's Dussehra Celebrations In China Attract Huge Crowds

Outlook Web Desk

Over 1,800 people, including a large number of Beijing-based diplomats, Chinese and members of the Indian diaspora, took part in the cultural fest organised by the Indian Embassy in Beijing.

09 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Farmers To Stop Trains On October 18 In Protest

Outlook Web Desk

The farmer leaders said Lakhimpur Kheri incident was a ‘pre-planned conspiracy’ to ‘terrorize’ farmers, while demanding arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra and his son Ashish Mishra.

08 October, 2021

Narendra Modi Will Be Elected PM Again In 2024 Elections: Amit Shah

Outlook Web Desk

Home Minister Amit Shah said no other political leader in the world has completed 20 years in public office, except Modi.


07 October, 2021

PM Narendra Modi Greets People On Navratri

Outlook Web Desk

Tweeting of a photo himself worshipping Goddess Durga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Navratri.

Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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