The state has witnessed a Covid-19 spike, when school reopening preparations are underway in the state.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recalled that Hindus had fought shoulder to shoulder with their Muslim brothers during the war of liberation and had equal rights in Bangladesh.
Several temples and Durga puja pandals have come under attack in Bangladesh over the past few days, triggering clashes and tension.
The BJP MP from Bhopal described the man, who shot and circulated the clip, as 'Ravana' and said his old age and next birth will get spoiled.
Two major Durga Puja committees in West Bengal have selected contentious and controversial issues as their themes this year.
The Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata modelled on the pattern of world tallest building ‘Burj Khalifa’ drew crowds towards it, sparking Covid-19 fears.
Officials indicated that all of the rules established by the High Court for last year's Durga Pooja will be strictly followed, and that everyone involved in the ritual will obtain a minimum of the first vaccine dose.
Three puja committees pay tribute to filmmaker Satyajit Ray with a themed celebration
Special Bengali food menu has been introduced as part of 6E tiffin, which will be available exclusively on flights from Kolkata for travel dates between Oct 21 to 27 Oct
The WBPCB will also be monitoring the quality of water in the Ganga in three phases
Reaching out to the people of West Bengal during the state's biggest festival, he said though it was being celebrated on a limited scale because of the pandemic, the 'enthusiasm is still unlimited'.
Pandemic-fatigued young crowd wanted to have fun, says Mamata aide Firhad Hakim.
This follows a petition from a forum which has even offered to take the judges on a tour of major puja pandals to review their crowd management plans
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
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