The suspect Iqbal Hossain was arrested from Bangladesh’s Cox Bazar along sea beach area on Thursday night by the police.
"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.
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.
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
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.
Several temples and Durga puja pandals have come under attack in Bangladesh over the past few days, triggering clashes and tension.
Officials said Saturday that two Hindu men were killed in the latest spate of communal violence, taking the death toll to six.
Hindu temples in Bangladesh were vandalised during Durga Puja celebrations. Sheikh Hasina to deploy paramilitary forces in 22 districts.
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.
Two major Durga Puja committees in West Bengal have selected contentious and controversial issues as their themes this year.
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.
The Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata modelled on the pattern of world tallest building ‘Burj Khalifa’ drew crowds towards it, sparking Covid-19 fears.
Inspired by rural Indian women, Swarnali Singh has created a signature style that depicts the 'everywoman' in her daily life.
Citing terror threats, the West Bengal government has put the police on alert in view of the Durga Puja festivities in the state.
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.
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.
Home Minister Amit Shah said no other political leader in the world has completed 20 years in public office, except Modi.
Tweeting of a photo himself worshipping Goddess Durga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Navratri.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.