Telangana CM offers Rs.3.5 crore golden crown to temple

Hyderabad, Oct 9 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday offered a golden crown worth Rs.3.5 crore to Hindu goddess Bhadrakali in Warangal. Accompanied by his wife Shobha Rao and some cabinet colleagues, the chief minister presented the crown, weighing 11.7 kg, to the temple. The offering was made on behalf of the […]

Kejriwal greets nation on Durga Astami

New Delhi, Oct 9 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Durga Astami. “Heartiest greetings (to the nation) on the occasion of Durga Astami,” Kejriwal said in a tweet. Durga Ashtami, which is also known as Mahashtami, is one of the most auspicious days of the 10-day […]

Bengal resonates with prayers, revelry on Maha Saptami

Kolkata, Oct 8 : After a scintillating start, the Durga Puja spirit soared on Saturday which marked Maha Saptami — Day Two of the Puja — as thousands of revellers decked up in their best hit the streets of the metropolis and other places across West Bengal. Bells chimed, cymbals clanged and the invigorating beats […]

13-year-old girl dies after fasting for 68 days in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Oct 8 : A 13-year-old girl of a Secunderabad family died after observing a fast for 68 days, prompting an NGO working for child rights to demand registration of a criminal case against those responsible for the unfortunate happening. The death, which occurred four days ago, came into the public domain after the organisation, […]

Waqf Board dissolved because of fight against corruption: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Oct 8 : A day after Lt Governor Najeeb Jung dissolved the Delhi Waqf Board, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday that the move came because its chairman Amanatullah Khan was targeting “big vested interests” responsible for corruption in the religious endowments body. “Everyone knows that Waqf Board had become the centre […]

Prayers, drumbeats, revelry on Maha Saptami in Bengal

Kolkata, Oct 8 : After a scintillating start, the Durga Puja spirit soared on Saturday which marked Maha Saptami — day two of the Puja — as thousands of revellers decked up in their best hit the streets of the metropolis and the districts of West Bengal. Bells chimed, cymbals clanged and the invigorating beats […]