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Durga: Hindu warrior goddess
Durga, is identified as the principal Hindu goddess of war, strength and protection. The Mythology centres around combating evils and demonic forces that threaten peace, prosperity, and Dharma the power of good over evil. Durga is also a fierce form of the protective mother goddess, who unleashes her divine wrath against the wicked for the liberation of the oppressed, and entails destruction to empower creation.

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Gujarat CM extends Diwali wishes [Video]

Gujarat CM extends Diwali wishes

Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani extended Diwali greetings to the countrymen "May blessings of goddess Durga and Laxmi be with people," wished CM Rupani. Nation is celebrating Diwali with..

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Munger firing: Cong slams Bihar govt; Shiv Sena calls it ‘attack on hindutva’ [Video]

Munger firing: Cong slams Bihar govt; Shiv Sena calls it ‘attack on hindutva’

The Shiv Sena on Friday hit out at the BJP for its "silence" on the firing on people during Durga idol immersion in Munger in Bihar, where the latter is in power along with the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U)...

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Bihar govt took swift action into Munger firing incident, doing what is required: Jitan Manjhi [Video]

Bihar govt took swift action into Munger firing incident, doing what is required: Jitan Manjhi

Speaking to media in Patna on October 30, Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi spoke on Munger firing incident. Manjhi said, "It won't be right to comment on Munger firing incident..

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Munger firing incident is an attack on Hindutva: Sanjay Raut [Video]

Munger firing incident is an attack on Hindutva: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut called Munger firing incident an attack on Hindutva. He said, "Munger firing incident is an attack on Hindutva. If such an incident would have had happened in Maharashtra,..

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Munger violence: Paswan terms CM Nitish as 'Mahishasura', says 'Durga bhakts will decide his govt's fate' [Video]

Munger violence: Paswan terms CM Nitish as 'Mahishasura', says 'Durga bhakts will decide his govt's fate'

National president Lok Janshakti Party Chirag Paswan slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by comparing him with 'Mahishasura' over Munger violence. He said that the people of the state which he..

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Tejashwi Yadav demands 'High Court-monitored probe' in Munger incident [Video]

Tejashwi Yadav demands 'High Court-monitored probe' in Munger incident

Addressing a joint press conference of 'Mahagathbandhan' in Patna on October 28, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav spoke on Munger incident. Yadav said, "We condemn firing by police in..

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One shot dead after clash during Durga puja procession in Bihar's Munger [Video]

One shot dead after clash during Durga puja procession in Bihar's Munger

One person was killed and several were injured after police allegedly opened fire following ruckus during a procession of Goddess Durga on October 26 in Bihar's Munger. The police claimed that the..

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Immersion of Goddess Durga idols takes place in Guwahati [Video]

Immersion of Goddess Durga idols takes place in Guwahati

Goddess Durga idol immersion took place in Guwahati on October 26. Every year, devotees celebrate the festival with zeal and zest. This year, Durga Puja was celebrated with restrain due to COVID-19.

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Preparations underway ahead of PM Modi's address on commencement of Durga Puja in Bengal [Video]

Preparations underway ahead of PM Modi's address on commencement of Durga Puja in Bengal

In the view of COVID-19 pandemic, Durga Puja is being celebrated across India with full zest. Women in Kolkata's Salt Lake performed the rituals at pandal of Maa Durga with utmost spiritual fervour on..

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Watch: Sonu Sood’s life-size statue at Kolkata pandal; actor responds [Video]

Watch: Sonu Sood’s life-size statue at Kolkata pandal; actor responds

Actor Sonu Sood, who helped thousands of migrants return home during the lCovid induced lockdown, has been honoured by a Kolkata Durga puja pandal with a life-size statue. The Keshtopur Prafulla Kanan..

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Actor Sonu Sood honoured with life-size statue at Durga pandal in Kolkata [Video]

Actor Sonu Sood honoured with life-size statue at Durga pandal in Kolkata

A Durga puja committee has chosen the hardships faced by migrant labourers during COVID-induced lockdown as the theme for its puja pandal in Kolkata. The committee also installed an idol of actor Sonu..

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Virtual festival 'Dakshaja' on diverse forms of Goddess Durga begins [Video]

Virtual festival 'Dakshaja' on diverse forms of Goddess Durga begins

A six day long virtual festival named 'Dakshaja' organised by Lok Chhanda, a socio-cultural organisation, kicked off on October 21. The festival portrays multifarious forms and aspects of Goddess..

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Watch: Patients perform 'Garba' with health workers at Mumbai Covid-19 Center [Video]

Watch: Patients perform 'Garba' with health workers at Mumbai Covid-19 Center

On the ocassion of Navratri, patients performed 'Garba' at a Covid-19 care centre in Mumbai. The patients at Nesco Covid center in Goregaon were accompanied by health workers. Navratri festival is..

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Watch: Morning 'aarti' performed at Jhandewalan Temple on 3rd day of Navratri [Video]

Watch: Morning 'aarti' performed at Jhandewalan Temple on 3rd day of Navratri

Morning 'aarti' was performed at Delhi's Jhandewalan Temple on October 19. It marked the third day of Navratri Puja. On the third day, Devotees worship the third form of Maa Durga which is Maa..

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Sena, Congress attack BJP for 'silence' over Munger firing

The Shiv Sena on Friday hit out at the BJP for its "silence" on the firing on people during Durga idol immersion in Munger in Bihar, where the latter is in power along with the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U).
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West Bengal: 4 killed as boat capsizes during Durga idol immersion in Murshidabad

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Curious case of Durga idol that has never been immersed, know why

According to the local people, this idol, made of clay, has been standing for the past not just a few years but several decades.
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Goddess killing coronavirus: Shashi Tharoor all praises for COVID-19 themed Durga idol

Sharing a picture of the idol on Twitter, Tharoor said the COVID-19 themed Durga Puja creativity is brilliantly appropriate.
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wishes Goddess Durga's strength, might to grace women this Navratri

Taking to social media, the Congress General Secretary wrote, "Wish you all a very happy Sharad Navratri. May all the people be benefited by the grace of Mother Durga. I wish Mother Durga's strength..
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Will virtually inaugurate Durga pujas this year: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she would be virtually inaugurating Durga pujas this year from the state secretariat.
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Priyanka Gandhi tweets Goddess Durga mantra

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Jharkhand elections: Who is Hemant Soren?

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Eradicate practice of 'ghoonghat': Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot urged that the custom of 'ghoonghat' must be eradicated. "Society does not have the right to confine a woman to ghoonghat. When a woman is called Durga, she should also be..
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Rajasthan: 10 people drown during Durga idol immersion in Dholpur

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Durga Ashtami 2019: Quotes, wishes, messages, greetings

On this day, Goodess Kali appeared from Durga's head and slew Mahisasura's demon cohorts.
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Durga Puja: 50 kg gold idol installed in Kolkata pandal

In the year 2017, the organisers of the puja had draped Maa Durga in a gold saree and in 2018 she was astride a silver chariot.
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Mumbai: Pandals set to entertain Durga devotees

The pandal, which is visited by around 1,000 people every year, expects more people this year.
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Mumbai: Palatial feel for Durga maa at Shivaji Park

Religious Touch: Famous art director Nitin Desai will be designing pandal
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Community Corner: While ensuring awe-inspiring decor, committee assures of it being eco-friendly
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Amdavadis to witness Bengal village this Durga Puja festival

The major attraction of this year's festivities would be the idol of goddess Durga, which will be completely made up of clay
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This Dussehra, 'Maa Durga' will travel to United States

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J&K: 'Machail Mata Yatra' suspended due to security reasons

The 43-day-long 'Machail Mata Yatra' in Kishtwar district of J&K was suspended on Saturday due to security reasons. Authorities have asked people not to start the yatra and those on the way should..
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