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Annual Hindu festival

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Vijayadashami: Annual Hindu festival
Vijayadashami, also known as Dussehra, Dasara or Dashain, is a major Hindu festival celebrated at the end of Navaratri every year. It is observed on the tenth day in the Hindu calendar month of Ashvin, the seventh month of the Hindu Luni-Solar Calendar, which typically falls in the Gregorian months of September and October.

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Uddhav Thackeray dares BJP to topple Maharastra govt in his Dusshera speech | Oneindia News [Video]

Uddhav Thackeray dares BJP to topple Maharastra govt in his Dusshera speech | Oneindia News

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray slammed the BJP-ruled central government over drug seizing raids in Maharashtra during his Dussehra rally speech. #UddhavThackeray #BJP #DrugCase

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Coimbatore Dasara festival: Devotees wear vibrant costumes, dance at temple | Oneindia News [Video]

Coimbatore Dasara festival: Devotees wear vibrant costumes, dance at temple | Oneindia News

Devotees dressed up and danced before the deity at Sri Mutharamman Temple in Coimbatore, during the grand Dasara festival celebrations there, watch the video. #VijayaDashami #Dussehra #Dasara

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Bangladesh Durga Puja attackers will hunted down, promises Hasina government | Oneindia News [Video]

Bangladesh Durga Puja attackers will hunted down, promises Hasina government | Oneindia News

A day after 4 Hindus were killed in targeted violence at the minority community in Bangladesh, the Sheikh Hasina government there has promised swift action; RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat touched on a range..

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At 162, India logs lowest Covid-19 deaths in 211 days

Amid Dussehra and Vijayadashami celebrations, India reported around 16,000 fresh cases of Covid-19 while the death toll from the virus fell to a 211-day low. India recorded 16,002 new cases and 162..
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Bhagwat reiterates RSS concern at ‘rising Muslim share’ in population

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday called for a reformulation of the national population policy to ensure demographic balance while reiterating the Sangh’s concerns about the rising share of Muslims..
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On Vijayadashami, PM Modi performs bhoomi poojan of boys' hostel in Surat

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Rajnath Singh performs 'Shashtra Puja' on Vijaya Dashami


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Vice President hopes Dussehra brings peace, prosperity in country


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Bharat's journey from 'swadheehnta to swatantrata' is yet far from complete: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at annual Dussehra address

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said that the country's journey from 'swadheehnta to swatantrata' is as yet far from complete as there are elements in the world for whom..
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On Vijayadashami, PM Modi to dedicate 7 new defence companies to nation today

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Dussehra inspires us to walk on path of morality, goodness, virtue: President Kovind


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President to celebrate Dussehra with jawans in Drass

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Karnataka government to reopen schools for classes 1-5 post Dussehra festivities

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Kolkata Metro to increase timings and frequency of train services during Durga Puja

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Covid-19: Uttar Pradesh issues fresh guidelines for festive season

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Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Rahul Gandhi takes jibe at Modi, says PM's effigies burnt on Dussehra, not Ravan's

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Won’t let anyone grab an inch of our land: Rajnath Singh

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'No place for arrogance, breaking of promises in a ruler's life': Sonia Gandhi's Dussehra message

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PM Narendra Modi addresses nation through 'Mann ki Baat': 5 key points

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Remember soldiers guarding our borders, light a 'diya' for them: PM Modi

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'Efforts by rioters to reignite anti-CAA protests still continue': RSS chief in Dussehra address

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Ahead of festive season, Dr Harsh Vardhan urges people to follow Covid-19 norms

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Ahead of festive season, Railways likely to announce more special trains in October

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There will be Shiv Sena chief minister in state in times to come: Sanjay Raut

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Car sales rise on Dussehra in Ahmedabad, decline during Navratri

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Ahmedabad: Dussehra fails to beat evil of slowdown

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'Like a deterrent, for self-defence': Rajnath Singh says Rafale 'not a sign of aggression'

The Defence Minister performed 'Shastra Puja' on the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami after receiving the first of the 36 Rafale jets in France.
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Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh participate in Dussehra celebrations


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On Dussehra, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu calls for eliminating social evils


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Work for furthering women empowerment and ensuring their dignity: PM Modi at Dussehra celebrations


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