Hitting out at the Centre, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on November 3, said the BJP government must answer as to how will one celebrate Diwali when prices of food items are "skyrocketing" just a week before the festival. The Congress general secretary raised concern over prices of onions, sugar and pulses. She questioned Modi Government asking, "Diwali is a week away, but the prices of food items are rising."
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Srinagar's Jamia Masjid is yet to allow Friday prayers. The historic mosque barred namaz for the third consecutive Friday on October 27 as fear of protests and subsequent violence over Israel's military action in Gaza persisted. This is third Friday in a row, when nobody offered prayer at Masjid. Security personnel maintained a vigil in the Nowhatta area of Srinagar even as the mosque doors remained locked.
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A vibrant Dandiya Night celebration at BPTP Princess Park Society in Greater Faridabad, Haryana, turnd tragic. Notably, during the celebrations, a young girl alleged three youths one identified as Lucky of harassment, leading to a fight between the girl's father Prem Mehta (52)and youths. T reportedly started dancing with a girl, causing discomfort to her. In the fight, Mehta suffered injury and died at hospital. A case is registered.
Dealing with a plea to quash a FIR filed against a Muslim man, who was in a live-in relationship with a Hindu girl, the Allahabad High Court (HC) recently observed that such type of relationship “is more of an infatuation and not a stable and sincere relationship. A division bench said, “No doubt that Hon’ble the Apex Court in number of cases, have validated the live-in relationship.
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath made his remark over Sanathan Dharma, and said, "It has always worked for the welfare of the society." The comments were made amid the celebration of Dussehra, also known as Vijay Dashmi, the symbol of win of truth over evil. Celebrated widely in India, Vijay Dashmi is also marking, the return of Ramji to Ayodhya. "Sanathan is for the welfare of India," says Yogi CM.
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Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, performed Kanya Pujan, on October 23, widely celebrated as Navami, during the ongoing Navratri. The puja was on the occasion of Navmi, the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri, when Yogi Adityanth offered prayers to 'Matri Shakti' by worshipping nine girls, symbolising nine manifestations of the goddess Durga. The CM then served… read-more
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A professor in a Ghaziabad's ABES College told a student to leave the stage after he chanted 'Jai Shree Ram'. A video of the incident went viral on social media, triggering a debate whether such slogans should be made at educational institutions. Notably, the chanting was in response to the students in audience, following this, the entire hall erupted with the chant, which led to a discussion.
The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) adding to the festive mood of the people, relaxed the decibel of bursting of green firecrackers during Diwali, Chatt Puja and Christmas. Only green firecrackers are allowed during the festivities, with 123 decibel limit from earlier 93 limit. WBPCB's new guidelines: "In the state of West Bengal, only green firecrackers can be sold and bursting of such firecrackers shall be… read-more
The Hindu calendar welcomes Mahalaya on October 14 which marks the completion of Pitru Paksha and the onset of Devi Paksha. The glorious nights praising the Goddess start with the Mahalaya, the no-moon day (Amavasya) falling in the lunar month of Ashwin. With the end of Mahalaya, people will embark on the festivities mood. Navratri would thus commence on October 15 and extend till Dusshera, October 24.
President of India Droupadi Murmu visited Jammu and Kashmir's Katra, and offered prayer at Vaishno Devi Temple. According to sources, Murmu arrived at the Katra temple on October 12, and was accompanied by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha. Later, after the holy darshan, Murmu inagurated the remodelled skywalk. The The 200-metre skywalk will make the journey of pilgrims smooth as it will separate the path taken by them to the Bhawan.
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