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Pune Municipal Corporation sets up online portal for mandals to seek permissions for Ganesh festival

Some thousand Ganesh pandals are erected every year during the festival in the city. The city witnesses a lot of tourists during the festival to watch the decorations and processions by Ganesh mandals.

Mumbai: 28 convicted of playing loud music asked to submit potted plant as fine

The order stated, “Since the case is pertaining to the Environment Protection Act, accused is directed to submit a potted plant as part of pledge of conservation and environment.”


Ganesh Chaturthi: Make this DIY Ganesh craft with your child

Ganesh Chaturthi: Decorate the wall-hanging using self-adhesive pearl strings. Make eyes for Ganesha with black pearl and do not forget the delicious laddoo!

Ganesh Chaturthi story for kids: The Moon’s Punishment

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Poor Ganesha couldn’t maintain his balance. He fell down. And SPLAT! He scrambled all over. As he was trying to gather himself, the elephant god heard loud laughs. He looked up and saw the moon shaking with laughter.

Gujarat: Ganesh idol damaged in Surat pandal, 5 arrested

According to police, the incident took place around 1 am on Friday after an argument between two groups.

Ban on DJ, Dolby systems to stay for Ganesh immersion, Navratri: Bombay High Court

The bench took note of the submissions made by the state government at the previous hearing, where Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni had said that DJ and Dolby audio systems are a major source of noise pollution.


Pune wastepickers cooperative SWaCH collects 40 tonnes of waste, over 10,000 Ganesh idols at ghats

Over the years, SWaCH has tied up with different organisations and conducted waste awareness sessions. This year, an orientation programme was conducted at Vriddeshwar Ghat in collaboration with Jeevitnadi, an NGO that works for the preservation of rivers, to show the condition of the rivers to the volunteers.

Pune plans eco-friendly Ganesh festival

While praises have been made on the plastic ban, there have been some incidents of thermocol products being sold.

In Borivali, pandal built over subway near station to avoid traffic congestion

Hundreds of vehicles use the subway on a daily basis. Until last year, vehicles and pedestrians would use an alternative since the pandal would block the subway for 10 days during Ganesh festival.

Chocolates, threads, seeds: Ganesh Chaturthi in 2018 has an eco-friendly twist to it

The synthetic colours and POP that are usually used to make idols cause damage to the environment and marine organisms when immersed in it. But 2018 had an eco-friendly touch.

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

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

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: India welcomes Ganpati Bappa

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most important festivals of Hindus in India. On this day, the birth of Ganesha is commemorated and this year, it was celebrated on September 13.


Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Stunning photos of GANPATI VISARJAN across India

At the end of the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi, devotees immerse the idols of their god in the river/pond/sea as a way of saying goodbye for another year. Once the idol is brought home or into a pandal, depending on the particular rituals followed by the community/family, the idols are immersed into the water, starting from the second day of the festival.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: From denim to home appliances, UNUSUAL Ganpati Bappa idols

The grand 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations will begin on August 25 with the Isthapana of the Ganesh idols and will end on September 5 with the Ganpati Visarjan. Let's take a look at few of the beautiful and unusual Ganesha idols this year.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Anil Kumble, Gautam Gambhir and more celebrate Ganeshotsav

Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi is a 10-day-festival celebrated to honour the birth of Ganesha - son of Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva. This year, the festival begins from August 25 and ends with 'visarjan' on September 25.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: India all set to welcome Ganapati Bappa

Vinayaka Chaturthi 2017: As the festive season dawns, Mumbaikars start preparing to welcome Lord Ganesha into their homes on August 25, which marks the beginning of Ganesh Chaturthi. It is hugely popular in the city where pandals are erected to offer prayers to the Lord.


Ganpati Visarjan: Devotees bid adieu to Lord Ganesha in Mumbai

The ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi culminated as thousands of devotees today immersed idols of the elephant-headed deity at various designated spots amidst fanfare and tight security in Mumbai.

Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor at Ganpati visarjan; Twinkle, Sussanne at Sonali Bendre's house

Celebs including Sanjay Dutt along with wife Manyata and kids, Anil Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Govinda bid adieu to their Ganpati. Bollywood mothers and friends Sussanne Khan and Twinkle Khanna were at actress Sonali Bendre's house for celebrating the occasion.

See pics: Salman Khan performs aarti, dances on dhol during Ganpati Visarjan

Salman Khan and family celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi on a very grand scale. The actor along with his siblings Arpita Khan Sharma, Arbaaz Khan, Sohail Khan, Alvira Khan and parents Salim Khan, Salma Khan and Helen performed aarti, danced on the dhol and took the Ganpati idol for visarjan.

Salman, Madhuri, Sachin celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, share pics of their Ganpati

Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Arjun Rampal, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and TV actors Ankita Bhargava, Karanvir Bohra are among others celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi and shared the pics of their decorated Ganesh idols and decked them up with colourful clothes and beds of flowers.

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

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.