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  • Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta, who is part of Manikarnika, says actress Kangana Ranaut is like a true goddess on the movie set

    Jan 15, 2018, 16:47 IST

  • Actress Ulka Gupta says essaying the role of a Goddess on-screen comes with its own challenges. Ulka is seen as Goddess Parvati in BIG Magic show Shaktipeeth ke Bhairav

    Dec 13, 2017, 08:21 IST

  • After a colourful bangle ceremony, couple Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa offered prayers to Goddess Durga and organised for a 'Mata Ki Chowki' for a blissful married life

    Nov 30, 2017, 20:24 IST

  • Last seen in Zubaan (2016) and Angry Indian Goddesses (2015), Sarah Jane Dias has just wrapped up an online show, Time Out

    Nov 18, 2017, 09:19 IST

  • People in Karnataka celebrated a unique footwear festival and offered slippers to a Hindu goddess to have their wishes come true. Devotees thronged Lakamma Devi temple in Kalaburagi district to mark the festival, 'Chhapal Jatra', and tied strings of footwear to a tree outside the 600-year-old temple

    Oct 27, 2017, 01:09 IST

  • Cops file FIR after 'Sexy Durga' actress Rajshri Deshpande gets trolled for starring in 'religious' Malayalam film; she clarifies that film is about women issues and that people are being misled

    Oct 06, 2017, 08:36 IST

  • Malaika Arora should be hailed as the 'Queen Of Red Carpet' looks. While the world was still getting over from Malaika Arora's red gown last week, she floored everyone at the 'Elle Beauty Awards'

    Oct 05, 2017, 20:20 IST

  • Russian tennis ace still remains crowd favourite in Beijing despite being labelled a drug cheat 

    Oct 04, 2017, 19:38 IST

  • A three-year-old girl Trishna has been named the new Kumari of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu after her predecessor retired when she reached puberty, continuing an ancient tradition that sees young girls worshipped as ‘living goddesses’. The ceremony took place on the eighth day of the two-week-long Dashain festival. She was among four final contestants from the Shakya clan for the position of living goddess, called Kumari. The ‘Kanya’ or Kumari Puja is a ritual of worshipping a girl aged between six and twelve years, symbolizing the Kanya Kumari (virgin) form of the Goddess Durga Devi. Hindu devotees perform the Kanya Puja in front of an idol of the Goddess Durga and believe that a Kanya is a living impersonation of the goddess.

    Sep 30, 2017, 11:50 IST

  • Hundreds of devotees offered a ‘maha aarti’ to Goddess Durga on the eighth day (ashtami) of Navratri in Gujarat’s Surat on Thursday night. A huge sea of devotees was witnessed at the famous Umiyadham Temple as the premises echoed with chants of holy rhymes

    Sep 29, 2017, 10:42 IST

  • A number of people, including children, performed garba carrying dustbins in their hands, to spread the message of cleanliness in Gujarat’s Vadodara on Thursday night. It was the eight day (ashtami) of Navratri Festival.

    Sep 29, 2017, 10:16 IST

  • Keeping their fingers crossed their Ma Durga will fulfill their deeds, devotees in large numbers thronged Mumbai-based famous Mumba Devi Temple and performed aarti on early Thursday morning. It’s the eighth day of nine-day-long Navratri Festival. The religious festival marks the victory of Goddess Durga over a demon named Mahishasura and epitomises the victory of good over evil. The festival is also significant for new beginnings and making investments.

    Sep 28, 2017, 10:51 IST

  • In a bustling street of Kolkata, some women are busy offering prayers to goddess Durga, while others sit beside it on a makeshift counter handing out flyers and accepting whatever small donations come their way. These are the sex workers of Sonagachi. Ostracised by the society, the sex workers have managed to erect a marquee after five years to ensure that they celebrate ‘Durga Puja’ with gusto and not amid prejudice. ‘Durga Puja’ is an annual four-day-long festival dedicated to goddess Durga, synonymous with power and feminine force. ‘Durga Puja’ marks the victory of Durga over Mahishasura. It is believed that during the festival the goddess descends on earth to rid it of demons and bless her devotees with happiness and prosperity.

    Sep 27, 2017, 20:49 IST

  • 'Navratri' fever ran high in parts of Surat as revelers, dressed in traditional finery, danced to the tunes of folk songs and offered prayers to goddess Durga. 'Navratri' is a nine-day-long festival which celebrates the victory of Durga over Mahishasura

    Sep 26, 2017, 08:48 IST

  • Navratri revellers have turned satvik. While they do it for the Goddess, you go, give it a shot to energise your body and calm the mind

    Sep 25, 2017, 13:50 IST

  • Ahead of the upcoming Durga puja festival, workers assemble a 100-foot bamboo idol of Goddess Durga in Guwahati, Assam, on Saturday

    Sep 24, 2017, 12:17 IST

  • A friend pointed out that the popular fairy tale Cinderalla is very much like a vrata-katha: a girl in trouble, tortured by female members of her family

    Sep 24, 2017, 07:35 IST

  • A devotee in Patna has his unique way of paying gratitude to Hindu goddess Durga during the festival of Navratri, by placing 21 ‘Kalash’ half filled with water over his chest as part of the ritual. Nageshwar Rai, who is in his 60s, has placed brass pots over his chest and will remain in the same position for all nine days of festivities. He will remain on fast, abstaining from eating and drinking. Rai, who has been performing this arduous ritual for past 22 years, believes it pleases goddess Durga. Rai’s unusual form of paying obeisance has drawn many people from different part of Patna city

    Sep 22, 2017, 18:49 IST

  • Craze for tattoos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and country’s first bullet train is trending among youngsters in Surat, during the celebrations of Navratri festival. A major religious festival of Hindus, Navratri is celebrated for a period of nine days to worship Goddess Durga. It is believed that during the festival, goddess Durga descends on earth to rid it of demons and bless her devotees with happiness and prosperity

    Sep 22, 2017, 18:46 IST

  • Photos: TV actress who played goddesses on the small screen

    Sep 22, 2017, 08:50 IST

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