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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 in the Indian subcontinent. 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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Uttarakhand :Rajnath Singh performs Shastra Puja at Auli Military Station | Oneindia news * news [Video]

Uttarakhand :Rajnath Singh performs Shastra Puja at Auli Military Station | Oneindia news * news

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday performed ‘Shashtra Puja’ to mark the celebrations of Vijaya Dashami, or Dussehra. Singh performed the rituals with the weapons at the Auli Military..

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India celebrates the festival of Dussehra, PM Modi congratulates countrymen | Oneindia News *News [Video]

India celebrates the festival of Dussehra, PM Modi congratulates countrymen | Oneindia News *News

India is all set to celebrate the festival of Dussehra or Vijaydashmi today. On the occasion on Vijay Dashmi, PM Modi tweeted and congratulated the people. #VijayDashmi #Dussehra #LordRam

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:30Published

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The accused, Dipak Sharma, allgedly practises witchcraft and to "gain black magic spells", he strangled his 7-year-old son Raghav Kumar on Dussehra.
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Karnataka: Dussehra procession breaks into Mahmud Gawan madrasa to perform puja in Bidar district, 9 booked

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Sena vs Sena: Uddhav Thackeray slammed for 'dragging' name of Eknath Shinde's grandson in Dussehra rally

Uddhav Thackeray made comments about Eknath Shinde's grandson during the Shiv Sena rally held on Dussehra.
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All not well in TRS? KCR's daughter Kavitha's absence from national party launch event raises eyebrows

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Sonia Gandhi joins Congress' 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' in Karnataka's Mandya

Congress interim president on Thursday morning joined the party's 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' in Mandya in Karnataka. Sonia Gandhi who had arrived in Mysuru on Monday afternoon arrived at the starting point of..
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Mega Sena vs Sena Dussehra showdown: Uddhav says 'Ravana different this time', Bal Thackeray's son accompanies Shinde

Sena vs Sena on Dussehra: This was the first time since Shiv Sena's inception 56 years ago that two Dussehra rallies were held in Mumbai.
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'Need to empower women', says RSS chief in his Vijayadashami address

Addressing RSS Swayamsevaks on the customary Vijayadashami celebration here on Wednesday at the sprawling Reshimbagh ground, Bhagwat pointed out that women, who are regarded as "jagat janani (mother of..
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Eco-friendly Ravan Dahan: As Delhi's firecracker ban is in effect, here's how citizens will burn effigies

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Rahul Gandhi turns heat on BJP govt in Karnataka, yatra gets festive response in Mysuru

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Another setback for Uddhav faction ahead of Dussehra rally, over 3,000 Shiv Sainiks join CM Eknath Shinde's camp

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West Bengal: Kolkata kicks off Durga Puja 2022 festivities, security beefed up for Durgotsava

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President Droupadi Murmu on three-day visit to Karnataka from Monday, first after assuming office

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Shivaji Park row: Major win for Thackeray's Sena faction after court gives nod to hold Dussehra rally

The high court allowed the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction the permission to hold its Dussehra rally in the Shivaji Park next month.
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Supreme Court agrees to list after Dussehra vacation pleas against abrogation of Article 370

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On Vijayadashami, PM Modi performs bhoomi poojan of boys' hostel in Surat

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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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