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Durga Puja

Bihar: Stones pelted on Durga Puja procession in front of a mosque in Saran, police suspect pre-planned conspiracy

Saran SP Dr Gaurav Mangla said the Durga immersion procession was attacked as it was passing in front of a mosque.

UP: ‘Islam Zindabad’, ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans raised during a Durga puja event, black cloth hurled at Maa Durga; one booked

The miscreant girl got on the stage, yelled "Islam Zindabad, Pakistan Zindabad" and threw a black cloth at Maa Durga.

Bangladesh: Muslim man enters Durga Puja Mandap with Quran copies, as Hindus suspect the worst, police release him citing ‘mental issues’

A man identified as Shah Alam was apprehended at a Puja Mandap in Bangladesh with bag full of Quran copies and Islamic text.

Islamist attacks, stone pelting, vandalism and police brutality: How Durga Puja in India has been targeted in recent years

Attacks on Hindus remain a routine affair in India. They seem to intensify during festivals, be it Hanuman Jayanthi or Ram Navami.

‘In Gujarat we use Navratri to say I love you, not Valentine’s Day’: Actress Urvashi Solanki mocks the Hindu festival; brazens it out after...

Gujarati actor Urvashi Solanki has come under fire for comparing the revered Hindu festival Navratri with Valentine's day

Bangladesh: Hindus attacked in Comilla during protest march against MP Bahauddin Bahar, who demonised Durga Puja as ‘festival of alcohol’

The demonstration came under attack from Islamists belonging to the 'Chhatra League' and 'Jubo League', both affiliated with the ruling Awami League.

‘Durga Puja is a secular festival just like a fair, not religious’, says Calcutta High Court rejecting ban on puja on public ground

Calcutta HC said that Durga Puja is one of the most secular festivals and not a purely religious one.

32 Muslims, who had attacked Hindus in Sultanpur during Durga Puja arrested, Maulana starts crying victim as DGP asks for report: Details

The Sultanpur violence dates back to October 10, 2022, when the Maa Bhagwati immersion procession began in Para Bazar town and progressed till near the Baba Junglenath Mahadev Temple

Sultanpur, UP: Violence erupts during Durga Puja idol immersion as the procession passes near a mosque, over 20 injured

At least 20 people were hurt after local Muslims objected to music being played during a Durga visarjan procession on Monday in Sultanpur, UP.

Exclusive: Islamists in Mominpore wanted local Hindu Dalits to stop Lakshmi Puja, remove pandals of Durga Puja

A local journalist told OpIndia that Hindus were targeted by Islamists because they refused to dismantle Durga Puja pandals.

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