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The Darker Side of Diwali

All of us perceive Diwali as the festival of lights, celebrating and rejoicing on the auspicious occasion. However, here’s perusing a more sinister side to the...

Players decorating their play ground with the candles and diyas on the eve of Dipawali at K D Singh Babu Stadium in Lucknow on saturday.Express photo by Vishal Srivastav 29.10.2016

Happy (Smoke Free) Diwali

Diwali, popularly known as the festival of lights, is a time of gratitude and gaiety and is celebrated with unmatched enthusiasm in India and the world around. Dipped in...

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Do These If You Are Away from Home This Diwali

If you are planning not to go back home this Diwali, you should definitely try the following so that your holiday doesn’t go to waste. The festival of lights is...

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Celebrate Diwali This Year By Visiting These 6 Great Diwali Melas!

Diwali is that time of year when the entire campus lights up with frolic and festivity. And this time, the festivity is expected to be better and bigger than ever, with...

A backgorund with a view of beautifully designed colorful lanterns (also locally called as skylanters) decoration lit of the occasion of Diwali / Christmas festival in India.

Diary of a Festive Freak

Dear Diary It’s October, and the jubilance inside me is on the rise. There’s a blanket of merriment waiting to be used as cover from the mundaneness of the formulaic...

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Never Have I Ever: Diwali Version

You’ve played the game. You’ve shared bouts of laughter with friends over drinks, naturally. Now it’s time to give it a desi twist. Welcome to the ‘light’...

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Five reasons why the Day After Diwali will make you want to cry

The bright lights, scrumptious food and the beautiful decorations, all come crumbling down as soon as we wake up the next day after Diwali and have the very common...

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Bazinga: Antardhvani reinstated as Diwali fest, Trump and Hillary inspired crackers to be used for festivity

DU’s new diktat making the Hindi Test compulsory to obtain a degree under CBCS doesn’t consider the fact that a lot of its students are from non-Hindi speaking...

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Diwali 2015: Lessons learnt this year

Every year, the festival of Diwali gets further lavish, popular and grandiose. It’s a festival felt by all, the celebrators or not, alike. With diwali comes all its...

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“I am a Muslim and I celebrated Diwali”

This Diwali was very significant for a lot of non Hindus. India has been fighting not a new but a strong wave of intolerance. Communalism has become the evil of the day....