September 01, 2021 7:54 am
"Those who want to agitate should protest against coronavirus,” the Maharashtra CM said, adding that the Centre had specifically asked to avoid crowding during Dahi Handi and Ganesh festival.
August 31, 2021 1:54 pm
"Instead, just five persons will form a circle and break the Dahi Handi (pot filled with yoghurt). The pot will be kept at a lower height to ensure there is no crowd or violation of social distancing," Ram Kadam said.
August 25, 2019 1:47 am
Dahi Handi festivities conducted by prominent organisers, including politicians Pandurang Sakpal in Girgaon, Ram Kadam in Ghatkopar, Sachin Ahir in Worli and Sanjay Nirupam in Andheri, had either been cancelled or scaled down in view of the recent flood.
September 03, 2018 5:38 am
Assistant Police Inspector Sandeep Yadav, who is investigating the case, said, “The building does not have CCTV cameras. However, we managed to retrieve footage from a nearby shop that shows the four men moving near the building. We have arrested them,” said Yadav.
September 01, 2018 2:55 am
To avoid any mishap, a few mandals this year have also decided to refrain from celebrating Dahi Handi festival. Krishna Hegde Pratishthan, which has been organising the events in Vile Parle for the past four years, decided not to form human pyramid this year.
August 01, 2017 1:58 pm
The apex court had on August 17, 2016 refused to relax conditions put by the High Court like barring youths below 18 years of age from participating in 'Dahi-Handi' festival in Maharashtra and capping the height of the human pyramid at 20 feet.
February 18, 2016 1:04 am
The state-appointed committee, headed by BJP MLA Ashish Shelar, was formed to submit recommendations on the issue, keeping in mind strictures passed by courts.
August 09, 2014 1:24 am
HC asks state to act on ‘urgent basis’ so that lives of govindas can be saved.
August 10, 2012 4:37 pm
Thousands of Mumbaikars celebrated 'dahi handi' festival amid chants of "Govinda ala re".
August 22, 2011 5:56 pm
Every year,the dahi handi festival is held to celebrate Janmashtami.
September 05, 2015 8:03 pm
Visually impaired students from different schools join in the Dahi Handi festivities in Mumbai on Saturday.