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Ganesh Chaturthi


Ganesh immersion: Konkan ‘keeps it simple’ this year

September 01, 2020 3:47 am

Each year ahead of Ganeshotsav, natives of Konkan are homeward bound from Mumbai, Pune and other parts of the state. The 10-day festival is celebrated with more fervour in the Konkan region than in other parts of the state.

Sanjeev Kapoor shows how to make modak katli; recipe inside

August 28, 2020 11:40 am

Instead of rice flour, use almond flour to make modaks

Mumbai: Russian national taken in by Ganesh pandal leaves for her hometown

August 26, 2020 9:49 am

Marina Biryukova, the 35-year-old Russian woman, left for her country after 17 days at the pandal, which sheltered her after she was found in a dishevelled state on the road at Saki Naka with injury marks all over her body.

Mumbai: Over 40,000 Ganpati idols immersed

August 25, 2020 3:14 am

Amid Covid-19, the city witnessed a drop in number of idols immersed. Last year, after one-and-half days of puja, 61,930 idols were immersed -- 61,729 household idols and 201 idols in pandals. Of these, idols immersed in artificial lakes were 14,490.

Maharashtra Coronavirus, Weather Today highlights: Maharashtra registers 10,425 new cases, tally crosses seven lakh

August 26, 2020 9:42 am

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune, Thane Coronavirus, Weather Today News highlights: Maharashtra had on August 17 crossed the mark of six lakh COVID-19 cases and is expected to touch the grim milestone of seven lakh infections on Tuesday.

Several bid Bappa farewell amid heightened restrictions

August 24, 2020 1:07 am

Additional Municipal Commissioner, Suresh Kakani, Sunday visited an artificial pond at Wadala and a natural pond at Sion to take stock of the immersion preparedness.

Adding millet to Bappa’s favourite modaks

August 23, 2020 11:38 am

Little millet is a good source of protein for vegetarians.

Local NGO joins hands with Pune civic body to celebrate green Ganeshotsav

August 23, 2020 10:00 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, Yash Malwadkar, founder of Green Growth Group, said while they have carried out similar initiatives in the past, they felt with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic it was important to expand their work.

Prayers from outside, muted celebrations: Pune welcomes Ganpati in the time of Covid

August 23, 2020 9:40 am

The state government had repeatedly appealed to local residents to avoid crowding outside mandals, and celebrate the festival at home by following all norms to prevent Covid-19 infection from spreading.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Sonali Bendre, Shilpa Shetty add to the festive cheer

August 22, 2020 6:40 pm

Ganesh Chaturthi 2020: The scale might be limited this year, but the festivity is in the air and much like every year, celebrities are partaking in the festivals. Many took to social media to share pictures and we cannot help but be impressed with their ethnic apparels.


Migrant exodus, protests, Covid lockdown: Best photos by Indian Express photographers in 2020

December 27, 2020 5:45 pm

Best photos from 2020: From the devastating Cyclone Nisarga to Covid pandemic, here we present the most powerful images that dominated the headlines this year.

How people celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi amid COVID-19 pandemic

August 23, 2020 7:47 pm

Like every year, vendors are selling colourful Ganesh idols, suitable for installation at home

'Online darshan, eco-friendly pandals': Ganesh Chaturthi in Covid times to be a low-key event

August 22, 2020 9:05 pm

Amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Maharashtra government has urged people to celebrate Ganeshotsav, beginning from Saturday, in a low-key manner and avoid crowding.

Rithvik Dhanjani, Raqesh Bapat and Juhi Parmar gear up for Ganesh Chaturthi

August 21, 2020 7:36 am

Rithvik Dhanjani, Juhi Parmar and Raqesh Bapat took to their social media accounts to share photos and videos as they made their Ganpati Bappa at home for Ganesh Chaturthi.

How Mumbai is gearing up to celebrate Ganpati festival amid pandemic

July 26, 2020 3:19 pm

Ganpati celebrations in Maharashtra will be severely impacted by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic especially in the city of Mumbai.

Ganpati Visarjan 2019: Devotees bid farewell to Bappa on Anant Chaturdashi

September 12, 2019 10:14 pm

Anant Chaturthi, the festival which marks the end of the 10-day long Ganesha Festival, draws a huge crowd of devotees. Mumbai is popular for hosting some of the most famous Ganpati festivals and mandals.

Eco-friendly ganpati idols are winning hearts this Ganesh Chaturthi; see pics

September 10, 2019 6:48 am

True to the spirit of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi that stands for togetherness and sustainability, many eco-friendly ganapatis have been created for this year's celebrations which will end on September 12 with "visarjan" of Ganesha idols. Notably, growing environmental concerns have led to the innovation of eco-friendly Ganesha idols — from coconut to chocolates, there are a whole range of ingredients that are being creatively used to fashion idols that are not just beautiful, but also sustainable. Here's a look at the most popular ones this year.

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.

Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and others attend Ambani's Ganesh Chaturthi celebration

September 03, 2019 8:23 am

On Monday night, the Ambanis threw a big bash to mark the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. Here's everyone who attended the celebration.

Salman Khan, Sunny Leone, Govinda and others welcome Lord Ganesha

September 03, 2019 8:16 am

Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations have begun in B-town. Salman Khan, Sunny Leone, Govinda, Suniel Shetty, Vivek Oberoi, Sonu Sood and others were spotted welcoming Lord Ganesha.


A glimpse of people's Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations from across the country

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

People across the country brought home the idols of god Ganesha to mark the beginning of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. Here is a glimpse of celebrations from several cities.