festivals

-September 7, 2023

Festival spirit was palpable throughout the city, with devotees showing faith in prayers and culinary customs

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-February 25, 2023

Actor Pankaj Tripathi’s interaction with theatre director Ramanjeet Kaur was a big hit and though there were no international plays, works in regional languages were well-appreciated

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-December 16, 2022

After a two-year forced break caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, winter events in the Capital are back and Delhiites are lapping them up

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-February 8, 2022

The Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah Sharif in South Delhi has had a tradition of celebrating Basant Panchmi dating back to five centuries or more. This year, the festival was celebrated on 5 February with limited capacity following Covid protocols.  A view of the well-lit dargah The story around why this particular festival found its way in […]

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-November 11, 2021

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday celebrated Chhath Puja at East Kidwai Nagar and Raja Bazar to offer ‘arghya‘ to Sun god and said it is not the time for politics and everyone should celebrate “Chhath Mahaparv” with happiness His reaction came after the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party […]

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-November 1, 2021

Delhi government’s blanket ban on sale and storage of firecrackers has left traders in Sadar Bazaar in a lurch. While some are looking for alternative markets, others face ruin  If the whole sale market of Old Delhi’s Sadar Bazaar is anything to go by, then this Diwali the city may be more about the lights […]

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-October 12, 2021

Delhi BJP leaders and workers staged a protest near Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence here on Tuesday against the ban on celebration of Chhath festival in the capital. Meanwhile, BJP MP Manoj Tiwari got injured during the protest and was rushed to Safdarjung hospital. He sustained an injury on his ear, said party leader Neelkant […]

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-October 5, 2021

Ramlila celebrations in Delhi will be low key this year in the wake of the pandemic, adopting SOPs for Covid-appropriate behaviour Nevertheless, many organisers seemed overjoyed at the DDMA permit, allowing to have physical celebrations after the festivities were organised virtually last year. The Lav Kush Ramlila Committee that organises Ramlila at Red Fort every […]

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