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    Durga Puja

    Dhakeshwari National Temple is a Hindu temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is state-owned, giving it the distinction of being Bangladesh's 'National Temple'. The name "Dhakeshwari" means "Goddess of Dhaka".

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    I-T dept giving birth to tax terrorism: Adhir Chowdhury on notices to Durga Puja Committees
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    I-T dept giving birth to tax terrorism: Adhir Chowdhury on notices to Durga Puja Committees

    Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday hit out at the Income Tax department over its clarification on notices given to Durga Puja Committees stating that it is giving birth to "tax terrorism".

    CBDT clarification on notices to Durga Puja Committees factually incorrect: Mamata Banerjee
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    CBDT clarification on notices to Durga Puja Committees factually incorrect: Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday slammed the Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) over its clarification on the notice to Durga Puja Committees and claimed that it was factually incorrect.

    No IT notice against Durga Puja panels this year: CBDT
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    No IT notice against Durga Puja panels this year: CBDT

    Amid reports of Income Tax notice being issued to the prominent Durga Puja committees in Kolkata, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday issued a release, "strongly denying" the claims, saying it had organised an "educative session" in the city last month to explain the provisions of TDS to the committees, following their own request.

    Trinamool stages protest over notice to Durga Puja committees
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    Trinamool stages protest over notice to Durga Puja committees

    West Bengal's revered Durga Puja is caught up in a political tug-of-war as the state's ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday held a sit-in here, protesting against Income Tax Department's notice issued to Durga Puja committees, claiming the move was influenced by the BJP.

    Kolkata Mayor says IT notice to Durga Puja committees sent at behest of BJP
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    Kolkata Mayor says IT notice to Durga Puja committees sent at behest of BJP

    Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim on Tuesday claimed that income tax notices were being issued to Durga Puja committees at the behest of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

    Many TMC leaders will go to jail in ponzi scams: BJP
    National

    Many TMC leaders will go to jail in ponzi scams: BJP

    BJP National Secretary Rahul Sinha on Saturday claimed that many Trinamool Congress leaders will go to jail in chit fund scam cases before Durga Puja this year.

    Mamata flays Centre, BJP over I-T notice to Durga Puja committees in Bengal
    National

    Mamata flays Centre, BJP over I-T notice to Durga Puja committees in Bengal

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday condemned the BJP-led NDA government's move to send income tax notices to Durga Puja committees in the state and said religious festivals should not be taxed.

    Chinese consulate planning to bring more tourists to Kolkata during Durga Puja
    National

    Chinese consulate planning to bring more tourists to Kolkata during Durga Puja

    In a bid to boost cultural exchanges between China and West Bengal, the Chinese consulate in Kolkata is planning to attract more tourists from the Communist nation to the city during the Durga Puja festival this year, a senior diplomat said here on Friday.

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