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Ganesh festival


BMC moves to check possible Covid-19 spread as people return to Mumbai

September 21, 2021 11:34 am

In a review meeting, senior officials at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday instructed 24 ward officers to intensify Covid-19 testing in their respective areas.

Teen’s body found in Mumbai's Versova beach, two others feared drowned

September 21, 2021 8:45 am

The deceased had gone to the beach with his brother and three friends to immerse a Ganesh idol.

Mumbai sees 21% more Ganesh idol immersions than last year

September 21, 2021 8:59 am

Given the increase in the number of Covid-19 cases, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar had appealed to the citizens to celebrate the festival in a restricted and symbolic manner.

Anant Chaturdashi: Immersion rituals conclude at Manache Ganpati

September 20, 2021 3:53 pm

Rituals at the other prominent mandals are expected to conclude by 7 pm with limited mandal members in attendance.

PCMC 'temporarily shuts' Covid-19 helpline service run by kids

September 16, 2021 8:36 am

Additional Municipal Commissioner Vikas Dhakane said the helpline has been shut down temporarily due to the ongoing festive season, "After Ganesh festival, there will be Dassera and Diwali.

Pune cops get lessons on fitness from ironman titleholders

September 15, 2021 11:18 am

The session was attended by around 80 police officers and personnel and 20 citizen police volunteers who are helping police during the Ganesh festival duties.

Telangana HC refuses to revoke ban on immersion of plaster of paris idols in lakes

September 14, 2021 10:39 am

The government sought in its review petition for exemption from the ban for this year and said it would strictly implement it from the next year.

Ganesh chaturthi Mumbai restrictions: BMC bans physical darshan, restricts participation in processions

September 08, 2021 3:20 pm

For bringing the idols of the deity and during their immersion, there will not be more than 10 people in the processions of public mandals and not more than five for the household Ganpatis, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the guidelines issued on Tuesday.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Date, history, significance, importance of the festival

September 08, 2021 9:59 am

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021 date, history, significance and importance: According to the Hindu calendar, it is celebrated on Chaturthi Tithi of Shukla Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada

Maharashtra not planning to impose curbs again right now: Rajesh Tope

September 08, 2021 8:40 am

“While the state is not planning to increase restrictions, we are looking at places where cases are increasing and further decisions will be taken after that,” Rajesh Tope said.


Ganpati visarjan: Devotees bid adieu to Lord Ganesha

September 19, 2021 6:30 pm

The 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival comes to an end today with devotees bidding farewell to Lord Ganesha by immersing idols in water

Devotees bid adieu to Lord Ganesha

September 03, 2014 11:07 am

Ganesh idols were carried for visarajan on 5th day of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Ganesh Visarjan begins

August 31, 2014 1:01 pm

Devotees of Lord Ganesh started to immerse Ganesh idols on the second day of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Govinda, daughter Narmmadda and other celebs celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi

August 30, 2014 11:35 am

Celebs including Govinda, Shraddha Kapoor and Neil Nitin Mukesh celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with their families.

India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi

August 29, 2014 6:49 pm

Artists across India are busy toiling over Ganpati idols as the state gears up for the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi.

India gears up for Ganesh Festival

August 26, 2014 11:36 am

The idols are being prepared ahead of the Ganesh Chaturti festival that celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesha.

Today in pics: Mumbai gears up for Ganesh festival

August 16, 2014 11:07 am

Mumbaikars gear up for the famous Ganesh festival.