Navaratri is a Hindu festival that spans nine nights and is celebrated every year in the autumn. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian cultural sphere. Theoretically, there are four seasonal Navaratri. However, in practice, it is the post-monsoon autumn festival called Sharada Navaratri that is the most observed in the honor of the divine feminine Devi (Durga). The festival is celebrated in the bright half of the Hindu calendar month Ashvin, which typically falls in the Gregorian months of September and October.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended their greetings on the occasion of Durga Ashtami. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on the 8th day of Durga Puja or Navratri... IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA
Starting with the celebrations of Navratri, a 10-day 'Langur Mela' on Sunday commenced in Punjab's Amritsar which will be concluded on the next of Dussehra. It is believed that parents wish for a child.. DNA - Published
There was a huge rush of pilgrims to various temples and shrines in Reasi district since Saturday morning. Police and CRPF personnel have been deployed in strength at all places of worship and enroute.. DNA - Published
BJP decided to drop Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency and instead fielded Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Sinha is a two-term BJP Lok Sabha member from Patna Sahib. DNA - Published