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.
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.
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.
August 16, 2017 9:11 am
Palghar dahi handi: “After his troupe broke the handi and a celebration was on, Rohan who was seated on his friend’s shoulder fell on the ground and suffered head injuries. The incident took place around 6.30 pm,” said inspector Kiran Kabadi.
August 07, 2017 3:22 pm
The Bombay High Court commented that people died while taking selfies, playing cricket and majority of accidents also take place in toilets, "accidents happen everywhere. Is this our job to look into all this," questioned the court.
September 10, 2015 1:48 am
According to police officers, around 400 major Dahi Handi events in the city were captured on camera Sunday.
September 07, 2015 1:35 am
Height restriction of pyramid at 20 feet brings down prize money, age limit keeps many groups out of the game
August 13, 2015 3:02 am
The state government had in February constituted a committee to study the issue of classifying Dahi Handi celebrations as adventure sports.
August 19, 2014 1:24 am
While 19 Govindas were injured in Thane, the maximum number of injuries in Mumbai were reported from Dadar and Worli areas.
August 19, 2014 1:15 am
Cops, organisers seen checking birth certificates of Govindas; only a few in human pyramids wore helmets or safety gear.
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.
August 19, 2014 1:26 pm
Bollywood celebrities Rani Mukerji, Ajay Devgn and Bipasha Basu took part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai.