Puja Celebrations

  • Muzaffarnagar fallout: District authorities impose restrictions on Durga Puja October 4, 2013

    Agra: The Agra district authorities have imposed restrictions on Durga Puja celebrations as a fallout of the Muzaffarnagar violence. Police officer Shalabh Mathur said according to the new guidelines, those who want to organise Durga Puja celebrations at public places will have to take prior permission. "They will have to give complete...
  • Should festivals be exempted from noise pollution rules? October 24, 2012

    On Face the Nation, CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts should festivals be exempted from noise pollution rules? Here is the full transcript of the show: Sagarika Ghose: Hi there, yes today is Maha Navami, the Navratri festival ends today and it is a day of festivity...
  • FTN: Should festivals be exempt from noise pollution rules? October 23, 2012

    There are in fact strict rules on noise pollution in India and there are legally prescribed decibel levels for residential areas. But these rules are usually ignored at festival time. ...