May 22, 2020 10:12 pm
"We have received many representations from organisations saying that idols had already been made and huge losses would be incurred if this regulation were implemented now. Taking special cognizance of the matter, the Ministry has decided to postpone the regulation to next year," said a ministry official.
September 18, 2019 4:20 am
The competition is held in two categories — Amateur & Professional. Interested photographers are required to register and submit their original photos on or before September 20.
September 15, 2019 9:18 am
Last year too, the cooperative monitored the ghats during visarjan and collected 121 tonnes of nirmalya along with diverting 4,200 idols.
September 14, 2019 10:47 am
In 2018, at least 2,47,345 Ganesh idols were immersed in artificial water tanks, while 2,22,164 were immersed in 2017 and 2,00,698 in 2016.
September 12, 2019 8:58 am
The immersion procession started at Kumthekar Road and culminated at the Deccan, according to a press release issued by Rahul Deshmukh, the president of NAWPC.
September 12, 2019 8:04 am
To avoid pollution of natural water bodies, the Tulshibaug Ganpati is going to be immersed in an eco-friendly tank.
September 10, 2019 10:44 pm
As Tuesday was a holiday for schools on account of Moharram, the children of Maradaghatta, about 100 km from here, in the 11-14 age group, chose to play by making a Ganesha idol and immerse it.
September 10, 2019 1:02 pm
Say goodbye to Lord Ganesha by preparing his favourite modaks with these simple recipes.
September 07, 2019 2:02 pm
"Just like Lokmanya Tilak had said that 'Swarajya' is my birth right. As we are approaching 75 years of our independence, we should say 'surajya' is our duty," the prime minister said.
September 07, 2019 1:41 pm
Modi, who is one a one-day visit to Maharashtra, took darshan of Lord Ganesh at the Lokmanya Seva Sangh as part of the ongoing Ganesh festival.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 02, 2019 9:30 pm
Continuing the bit of creativity into the celebrations of Ganpati festival, various pandals in Mumbai have used out of the box materials to create a depiction of the deity.
August 29, 2019 10:24 pm
Kumartuli, the idol-making hub of Kolkata is gearing up for the upcoming festive season. From Ganesh Chaturthi to Vishwakarma Puja and Durga Puja, it is now the busiest moment of the season.
August 26, 2019 2:22 pm
Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, marks the birth of Lord Ganesha. This auspicious festival is observed in the month of Bhadra, according to the Hindu calendar. This year, it will be celebrated on September 2.
September 25, 2018 8:09 am
Thousands of people gather to bid farewell to their beloved Ganesha on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi.
September 13, 2018 3:02 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.