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  • Cuttack city celebrates silver jublee of its brotherhood

    The silver city of Cuttack is famous for its craftsmanship on the ‘Puja Pandals’ in the form of silver tableaux during Durga Puja celebrations. People from all across India flock Cuttack city to witness these grand silver tableaux and to offer prayers to the goddess. Adorned with gold and silver jwellery, the idol of goddess Durga bedazzled all visitors. More than 250 to 500 kilograms of silver and around 20 kilograms of gold was put to construct the glittery backdrop of the idol. According to the locals, the idol alone adorned jewellery of about 50 kilograms, with the crown weighing about 20 kilograms. The grand and glittery celebration of Durga Puja in Cuttack is not just limited to Hindu religion. In Dargah market of Cuttack, Hindu- Muslims have been celebrating this festival for last 25 years. The people from various faiths donate generously for designing and decorating these mega tableaus on the occasion of Durga Puja. Although the numbers of Hindus in this region are lesser than the Muslims, the people celebrate all festivals with same fervour. The festival of Muharram falls around the same time with the festival of Dussehra. But the Muslim brothers keep sanctity of Hindu festival Dussehra as high as they observe Muharram

    Oct 04, 2017, 19:07 IST

  • Watch video: 2 dead, 20 Injured after wall collapsed during Dussehra festival

    At least two persons were killed and nearly 20 injured after a wall collapsed during dussehra festival celebration in Telangana's Nizamabad. The whole incident was recorded on the camera. However, the injured were rushed to the hospitals.

    Sep 30, 2017, 12:34 IST

  • Here's how Dussehra is celebrated across India!

    Dussehra or Vijayadashami is celebrated with diverse traditions and rituals throughout the country. Here’s a look at Dussehra celebrations across India

    Sep 30, 2017, 10:51 IST

  • Devotees throng banks of river Ganges to mark 'Ganga Dussehra'

    People in Varanasi took a holy dip in river Ganges on Tuesday to celebrate the festival 'Ganga Dussehra' which marks the descent of river Ganges on the earth.

    Jun 14, 2016, 14:18 IST

  • Bal Thackeray's last Dussehra rally speech

    On the occasion of Bal Thackeray's death anniversary, watch the video of the last Dussehra rally speech given by him in 2010 at Shiv Sena's annual event held at Shivaji Park, Mumbai

    Nov 17, 2015, 09:32 IST

  • 10,000 folk dancers perform together in attempt to set world record

    At least 10,000 men and women in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh danced to the folk tunes as they attempted to set a Guinness World Record.

    Oct 27, 2015, 21:07 IST

  • Uddhav Thackeray slams Pakistan at Shiv Sena's Dussehra rally

    On the Ghulam Ali concert cancellation, Sena chief reiterated that since Pakistan is killing Indian soldiers on the borders, Ghulam Ali should not be allowed to sing here

    Oct 23, 2015, 11:13 IST

  • Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray takes dig at BJP

    Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday attacked his ally the BJP over various issues, including rising food prices, Ram temple and Dadri lynching

    Oct 23, 2015, 10:42 IST

  • PM Modi & President Mukherjee greet people on Vijaya Dashmi

    President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to citizens on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi on Thursday.

    Oct 22, 2015, 14:51 IST

  • Devotees throng temples on occasion of Maha Ashtami

    Devotees in various parts of India thronged temples and marquees of Hindu goddess Durga to offer prayers on the occasion of Maha Ashtami during the ongoing festival of Navratri on Wednesday.

    Oct 21, 2015, 14:54 IST

  • Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray cremated Uddhav and Raj Thackeray perform final rites

    Bal Thackeray has been cremated at Shivaji Park, where he launched the Shiv Sena 46 years ago at a massive rally on Dussehra. Nearly two lakh people, including several big names, gathered at the sprawling ground as Mr Thackeray was consigned to the flames. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Nov 19, 2012, 09:20 IST

  • Day 18 in the Bigg Boss 6 house

    BIGG BOSS 6 Day 18: The housemates celebrate Dussehra as they receive Dussehra hamper. Also, captain nomination takes place.

    Oct 25, 2012, 14:26 IST

  • Ranes may join Sena if Uddhav is thrown out saysNitesh Rane

    The nameplate read Nitesh Narayan Rane at the second floor of a building in Khar, this was the place decided upon for an interview of the controversial politician. Incidentally this is the same office where allegedly ‘Chintu Sheikh’ was shot at. Ask him about the incident he laughs about it and asks us to find any bulletproof wall in the office. However, dressed in blue (not the family’s favourite colour white) he said it aloud that his whole family would leave Maharashtra if, Uddhav Thackeray’s wins even a ward level election. He didn’t even shy away from saying that his whole family would join back Sena, if Uddhav is thrown away. Story By - Varun Singh,MiD-DAY Video By - Mandar Shirsekar,MiD-DAY

    Oct 24, 2010, 12:00 IST

  • Nilesh Rane explains reasons behind starting Swabhiman Sanghatana

    The nameplate read Nitesh Narayan Rane at the second floor of a building in Khar, this was the place decided upon for an interview of the controversial politician. Incidentally this is the same office where allegedly ‘Chintu Sheikh’ was shot at. Ask him about the incident he laughs about it and asks us to find any bulletproof wall in the office. However, dressed in blue (not the family’s favourite colour white) he said it aloud that his whole family would leave Maharashtra if, Uddhav Thackeray’s wins even a ward level election. He didn’t even shy away from saying that his whole family would join back Sena, if Uddhav is thrown away. Story By - Varun Singh,MiD-DAY Video By - Mandar Shirsekar,MiD-DAY

    Oct 23, 2010, 12:00 IST

  • Thackeray grandson launches Yuva Sena

    The annual Shivsena Dussera Melav began with nearly a lakh number of public thronging the Shivaji Park last evening only to hear their leader, Balasaheb Thackeray address them who came to the city from various parts of Maharashtra. Although the speech not audible to all, the sainiks were content with listening only the start. The speech delivered by Thackeray made the people get up from their places on the periphery and get an expression of being awestruck by his voice, which they could hear only for five minutes or so after which it wasn’t quite audible to the public there. Story BY - Varun Singh,MiD-DAY Video By - Mandar Shirsekar,MiD-DAY

    Oct 18, 2010, 12:00 IST

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