Tag: Durga Puja

38 caught for lynching in Bihar's Sitamarhi

38 arrested for lynching in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district

Bihar: On October 20, In Sitamarhi, two groups clashed after a Durga Puja procession was prevented from passing through a particular area. One person died in the clash. The deceased’s body was publicly burnt. The procession was prevented entry through a Muslim-dominated area in the northern town of Bihar.  Soon[Read More…]

Elderly man kills self in Delhi

2 killed in Durga Puja clashes in UP

Lucknow: Violence and communal clashes have been reported from many parts of Uttar Pradesh during the idol immersion procession of Goddess Durga, police said on Saturday. A minor girl and a teenage boy died while a woman sustained bullet injuries during the Vijaya Dashmi festivities late on Friday. At least[Read More…]


Durga Puja 2018: Bengal decks up to bask in Pujo fervour

Kolkata: With “cotton-ball” clouds floating in the blue sky, the beat of Dhak (drums) mixed with popular melodies filling the air, and frenzied last-minute shopping, Bengal looks set to indulge itself in the state’s biggest festival – Durga Puja – from Monday. It is that time of the year when[Read More…]

Hindu families denied permission to perform Durga Puja in Bengal village as Muslim families oppose

Despite being in a ‘majority’ around 300 families in Bengal’s Kanglapahari village of Birbhum district have been victim of ‘minority’ appeasement as the Hindu families for the fourth consecutive year were denied to perform Durga Puja following the objection from few Muslim families. As the local administration has been denying[Read More…]

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