Monday, Nov 28, 2022

dahi handi


Govinda's death: Proper safety measures not followed; helmet could have saved him, say kin

August 24, 2022 9:05 pm

A member of the Dahi Handi group Dalvi was a part of said none of the Govindas went to the events to make any money, adding all the prize money was to be used for religious purposes.

Pune NCP protests Shinde’s announcement over reservation in jobs for Dahi Handi participants

August 22, 2022 2:49 pm

The protesters accused Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of doing injustice to aspirants for government jobs preparing to get through the competitive examinations.

222 Govindas from Mumbai injured

August 21, 2022 12:27 am

“Most of the Govindas suffered injuries on the hands and the legs after a fall while forming human pyramids,” said an official. The state had directed government-run hospitals to treat the injured Govindas for free.

Adventure sports tag for Dahi Handi events

August 19, 2022 12:57 am

Players to become eligible for govt jobs under 5% sports quota; provision for relief in case of deaths, injuries

Dahi Handi returns today after 2 yrs; overwhelming response, say organisers

August 19, 2022 12:53 am

Adding to the happiness and excitement of the mandals this year, the new government of the rebel Shiv Sena faction and the BJP has come out in support of them, with several leaders of the ruling parties organising Dahi Handi events in Mumbai and Thane.

Maharashtra: Dahi Handi celebrations turn into political show of strength as BJP eyes Sena strongholds in Mumbai

August 18, 2022 9:49 am

Apart from organising 370 Dahi Handi programmes, the BJP has approached 355 mandals in Mumbai and has insured 20,000 govindas for a sum of Rs 10 lakh.

Mumbai: In show of strength, BJP to hold 370 Dahi Handi events this year

August 18, 2022 12:25 am

The Thackeray faction of the Shiv Sena, however, claimed that it took a conscious decision not to organise the handi event as the ground was renovated recently at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore.

No Dahi Handi festival this year due to Covid-19; Maharashtra CM says prioritise health

August 23, 2021 8:47 pm

During a meeting, the CM requested the festival organisers to prioritise public health amid an ongoing pandemic and suggested that large scale public celebrations should be avoided.

COVID-19 pandemic casts shadow on 'Dahi Handi' celebrations

August 12, 2020 3:00 pm

Adhering to the social distancing guidelines, Dahi Handi mandals were not forming human pyramids this year to mark the birth of Lord Krishna.

A year after bombay HC directive, govt yet to issue guidelines on Dahi Handi pyramid height

August 21, 2018 1:28 am

In August 2017, a bench headed by Justice Bhushan Gavai had passed a judgment on a plea filed by Patil seeking directions to the government to impose conditions on mandals organising Dahi Handis across the state.


Mumbai sees subdued Dahi Handi celebration; 1 killed

September 06, 2015 5:32 pm

Mumbai saw subdued Dahi-Handi celebrations on Sunday (September 6), in the backdrop of restrictions on height of pyramids and curbs on decibel levels.

Rani Mukerji turns Govinda on Janmashtami, Ajay, Bipasha celebrate Dahi Handi

August 19, 2014 1:26 pm

Bollywood celebrities Rani Mukerji, Ajay Devgn and Bipasha Basu took part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai.