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Diwali festival

COVID-19: Delhi overtakes Maharashtra, Kerala as highest contributor to new cases

The sudden spike in cases comes amid the festive season and rising pollution level

09 Nov 2020 11:28 AM

Diwali: Hard to enforce rules

A million people are said to be dying prematurely every year from the poor air we breathe in urban India.

24 Oct 2018 2:09 AM

Reporters' Diary: Diwali loses sheen in UP

The Samajwadi Party has always been generous on festivals but the year-long infighting has taken its toll.

23 Oct 2017 3:16 AM

Air quality improves but still in very poor category

8 CPCB monitoring stations record ‘severe’ quality of air.

22 Oct 2017 4:23 AM

Akshay Kumar brings light to martyrs’ kin

Joining an initiative by a senior IPS officer, the action star handed over a cheque of Rs 25,000 and a signed letter to each of the families. 

22 Oct 2017 1:43 AM


Stop this travesty, protect our heritage

Evil elements can destroy historical monuments through their callous acts of ‘cleansing and purifying culture’.

21 Oct 2017 12:57 AM

Delhiites say no to Chinese products

Khan Market, Delhi’s premiere location was also flooded with festival shoppers.

19 Oct 2017 6:43 AM

Be stylish but safe!

Let Diwali be a truly happy time by dressing up suitably so as to avoid any untoward incidents.

19 Oct 2017 4:57 AM

Diwali Bonanza

Here are a few desi sweets and snacks with a twist for you to try this festive season.

19 Oct 2017 4:38 AM

Mumbai: Firecracker sales decrease by 60 per cent

Some others however claim that the increase in rates due to GST is the reason for sluggish demand in the market.

19 Oct 2017 4:01 AM


Significance of diyas

On Diwali people light millions of diyas. These beautiful diyas hold a deep significance and are symbolic of our journey to enlightenment.

19 Oct 2017 1:17 AM

Nandigram sulks while Ayodhya burns bright

Village where Lord Ram had arrived first after exile ‘ignored’ on Diwali.

19 Oct 2017 1:05 AM

Stars love a homely Diwali

Bollywood celebrities talk about what’s so special about their festive celebrations this year.

19 Oct 2017 12:02 AM

Sentiments led to poor sale: Survey

Traders fear sales may dip by upto 50 per cent.

18 Oct 2017 3:33 AM

Cabinet reshuffle after Diwali, confirms CM Fadnavis

Mr Fadnavis had met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday night in Ahmedabad and held a lengthy meeting.

18 Oct 2017 3:23 AM


Pledge for pollution-free Diwali

More than 1,000 families to celebrate Diwali as festival of lights, not noise.

18 Oct 2017 2:02 AM

A Diwali feast fit for the king

As restaurants and food brands across the city reveal an array of culinary specialties for Diwali, we dig in for some festive cheer.

18 Oct 2017 12:30 AM

Major reshuffle on cards in Delhi BJP post Diwali

Sources said that about a dozen non-performing office-bearers would be replaced by new appointees.

15 Oct 2017 5:10 AM

Supreme Court refuses Diwali relief to traders

Pained that communal colour given to firecracker ban, says top court.

14 Oct 2017 3:40 AM

Getting ready for Deepawli!

Pet eateries have planned special menu for dogs, including food options that are made from chicken liver for them.

14 Oct 2017 12:19 AM