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Student groups come to blows over Mahishasura issue at JNU onc...

In a repeat of a 2011 incident, different student groups came to blows at Jawaharlal Nehru University on Thursday night over the topic of demon Mahishasura, whose slaying by Goddess Durga is celebrated as Dussehra in some parts of the country. The ... The Hindu, 1 week ago

Legends of Dussehra

According to popular belief, Dussehra celebrates the victory of Goddess Durga over the wicked demon Mahishasura who, according to legend, belonged to Mysore. The history ofthe festivalhas its origin in a Puranic story concerning the killing of ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 weeks ago Maa Durga is here... Let's go pandal-hopping  Rediff.com2 weeks ago High demand for ‘non-violent’ Durga idols this Puja  Times of India1 month ago Mystic Mantra: Conquering inner demons  Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
Times of India

Srabanti to play Ma Durga in Mahishasura Mardini

Srabanti is a happy soul. For one, the actress, who always wanted to visit the Tirupati Balaji temple, has finally made it. "It's something I've dreamt about, but somehow, it wasn't happening. My mother says that there is something called a ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Viet Nam News

Experts unearth Champa artifacts

Dressed to kill: A relief of the Mahishasura Mardini Goddess, well armed to destroy demons, was recently unearthed in Binh Dinh Province. — VNS Photo Ly Kha BINH DINH (VNS) — Numerous rare Champa artifacts have been found at the excavation ...
 Viet Nam News2 days ago

Why We Need To Celebrate Mahishasur (or Ravana) Shahadat Diwas Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter… - Chinua Achebe Let me first introduce you the turn of events unfolding in Jawaharlal Nehru University with regard to the ...
 Counter Currents3 days ago

New names invoke a hoary past

When Karnataka celebrates its Rajyot sava Day, or state formation day, on November 1, 12 of its cities will officially bear new names. Or rather, they will revert to their original names. The Centre's notification will need the cabinet's ...
 Times of India1 day ago


Bangalore to Bengaluru Earliest mention of Bengaluru is on a 9th century rock edict found in Begur, on city outskirts. Inscription dates back to Ganga dynasty and refers to a battle fought in Bengavaluru, meaning city of guards, in 890 CE, ...
 Times of India1 day ago

Let there be noise

Revelry aside, the puja pandals which dotted West Bengal in early October were also an occasion for philosophical extrapolation. Watching Durga slay the demon Mahishasura was a reminder of an uncomfortable truth — evil has an endless capacity to ...
 Hindu Business Line2 days ago
International Business Times India

ISW, UIA, MIlan and India Association of Rhode Island to Celebrate Diwali This Weekend

Indian community across New England is gearing up to celebrate Diwali this weekend as various community groups are organizing Diwali events. In celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, the India Association of Rhode Island announced ...
 India New England3 days ago Muslims participate in Dusshera festivities, promote communal harmony  International Business Times India5 days ago Dussehra 2014: People Across the Country Celebrate Festival, Burn Ravana Effigies  International Business Times India2 weeks ago India Celebrates Dussehra Festival  MedIndia2 weeks ago

Dalit magazine insults 'Durga,' angers Hindus

New Delhi, Oct 13: After a Dalit magazine in its October issue published an article derogatory to Hindu Goddess Durga and Delhi Police raided the office of Forward Press and reportedly confiscated copies of the magazine's October issue, ...
 Oneindia6 days ago Maago Chinmoyee Roop Dhore Aaye…  Bangladesh Daily Star2 weeks ago Durga Puja  ZDNet1 month ago
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