Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations


Conceived 60 years ago, 'One Village, One Ganpati' concept now embraced by hundreds of villages in Maharashtra

September 08, 2022 10:58 pm

Way back in 1961, communist leader Bhau Sakharam Patil proposed the 'One Village One Ganpati' policy during the Ganesh festival in Agroli, now part of Navi Mumbai region

Eye on BMC polls, BJP takes festival route to voters’ hearts

September 02, 2022 12:30 am

Maharashtrian people living in Mumbai, especially those from the Konkan belt, have been the traditional vote bank of Sena which has been ruling the Brihanmumbai Municipal Coporation (BMC) for the past 25 years.

Inside AAP’s Ganesh pandal in Surat, model of vidhansabha, Kejriwal cut out

September 02, 2022 1:57 am

 The 16-feet-tall and 32-feet-broad model of the Vithalbhai Patel Bhavan, which houses the Gujarat Assembly, has a five-feet Ganesha idol at the centre.

As Karnataka government stokes old faultlines, the price must be paid by the state

September 01, 2022 8:47 am

Karnataka is the only southern state where the BJP has the organisational spread and depth to win elections on its own. But evidently, the party, beset by corruption scandals and infighting, seems unsure of its governance record.

Gujarat AAP leaders allege attack by BJP workers at Ganesh pandal in Surat

August 31, 2022 11:24 pm

The AAP accused state BJP of orchestrating an attack on their leader, while BJP spokesperson Rutvij Patel termed AAP as “urban naxals”, in a statement on Wednesday.

Ganesha Puja gaining popularity in Kali's city

August 31, 2022 2:42 pm

Ganesha Puja, introduced in public spaces by Lokmanya Tilak on the lines of Bengal's Durga Puja, has now become popular in Kolkata, where people have been devotees of goddesses Kali and Durga

Ganesh Chaturthi is time for family reunion in Goa

September 02, 2022 5:26 pm

Sanvordekar Wada, a 288-year-old mansion in South Goa's Sanvordem village, has more than 250 members coming together this Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi 2022: Why modak is an important part of the celebration (plus a special recipe)

August 30, 2022 4:23 pm

"Also, traditionally, moulds were not used to shape modaks and were always shaped with hands," wrote MasterChef Pankaj Bhadouria

Ten-day Ganesh festival begins with chants of 'Ganpati Bappa Morya'

September 02, 2022 5:26 pm

The public celebration of the festival in Maharashtra dates back to the 1890s when the nationalist leader Bal Gangadhar Tilak and others decided to use it to mobilise the masses.

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 2022: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Whatsapp Messages, Status, and Photos

August 31, 2022 9:33 pm

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 (Vinayaka Chaturthi) Wishes Images, Quotes, Photos, Messages, Status: May Lord Ganesh bless you. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!


Ganesh Chaturthi 2022: Devotees usher in idols, pray fervently to mark the 11-day festival

August 31, 2022 4:45 pm

The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi marks the birthday of Lord Ganesh, who is believed to be the remover of all obstacles. The Hindu community in India and around the world celebrates it every year with a lot of fervour.

In pictures: Indians celebrate the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi

September 10, 2021 6:47 pm

As the auspicious festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is around the corner, artisans gear up to finish the last stage of adorning Ganesh idols. According to Hindu customs, the festival marks the birth of the deity, hailed as the the God of Wisdom.

Inside Taimur Ali Khan's Ganesh Chaturthi celebration

September 11, 2019 10:53 am

Karisma Kapoor and Armaan Jain shared photos and videos from the Ganesh Chaturthi celebration held at aunt Rima Jain's residence on Tuesday. Scroll to see all photos.

Shilpa Shetty, Sonali Bendre celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi; see pics

September 03, 2019 4:55 pm

Every year celebrities bring the idol home and celebrate the festival with friends and families. From Shilpa Shetty to Sonali Bendre, stars are busy celebrating the 10-day long Ganesh Mahotsatsav and while at it, also giving us major fashion goals.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: India welcomes Ganpati Bappa

September 03, 2019 8:16 am

Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi is a 10-day-festival celebrated to honour the birth of Ganesha. This year, the festival begins from September 2 and ends with 'visarjan' on September 12.

Ganpati Visarjan: Ganesh Chaturthi comes to an end as idols immersed across India

September 25, 2018 8:09 am

Thousands of people gather to bid farewell to their beloved Ganesha on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi.