Mahalaya

  • Durga Puja: Religious fest, sponsored programme or reality show? 04-10-2013 10:34 AM

    New Delhi: Once upon a time pujas meant an innocent celebration of joy and fun. New clothes. New movies. Eating out. Freaking out with friends and relatives for non-stop 'add'. " It was the one time in the year that you actually got to see, up close, the most breathtakingly...
  • Mahalaya: The advent of autumn (and loneliness)

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    It's that time of the year when goddess Durga embarks on her annual vacation, family, friends and pets in tow. The hills in autumn seem...

  • Kolkata gears up for Durga Puja 27-09-2011 08:09 AM

    Kolkata: It is Mahalaya on Tuesday, the day that formally marks the beginning of the Durga Puja. It is that time of the year again when the Durga Puja fever grips Kolkata for days. A community of more than 400 artisans in Kumartuli has been giving final touches to the...
  • It's Mahalaya: countdown to Durga Puja begins 07-10-2010 10:57 AM

    Devotees gear up for the festive season, as Mahalaya heralds the beginning of Durga Puja. ...
  • Watch: Kolkata celebrates Mahalaya in full fervour 18-09-2009 01:57 PM

    People took dips in the holy Ganga and tuned into their radio sets. ...
  • Delhi gears up for Durga puja 23-09-2006 05:48 PM

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  • Maa Durga's journey begins 22-09-2006 09:02 PM

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