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Ganesh festival


Lockdown may cast its long shadow on Ganpati festival if idols aren’t sent out soon: Maharashtra artisans

May 03, 2020 11:14 am

Kunal Patil, who heads the Hamrapur unit of the Ganesh Utkarsha Mandal, says that with Mumbai and Pune bearing the highest burden of COVID-19 cases in the state, they should at least be allowed to send their idols to the rest of Konkan.

Mumbai: Drones, over 50,000 police personnel to man immersion processions

September 12, 2019 8:16 am

Police have set up temporary control rooms at Girgaum Chowpatty, Shivaji Park Chowpatty, Bada Masjid in Bandra, and Juhu Chowpatty and Ganesh Ghat in Powai, where some of the city’s biggest pandals will immerse their idols.

Pune: Along with checks, bomb squad conducts awareness programmes during Ganesh festival

September 06, 2019 8:38 am

A special set of precautionary instructions were given to the officebearers of Ganesh mandals before the festival.

Republican party in Texas apologises after Ganesha Chaturthi ad 'offends' Hindu community

September 21, 2018 5:31 pm

The ad that was published in a local paper, the Indian Herald, had been placed by Fort Bend County Republican Party. Following the backlash, the party has now apologised.

Mumbai: Defying risk to their lives, villagers cross tracks for age-old immersion tradition

September 20, 2018 3:24 am

The revellers are caught in a tricky situation as crossing the tracks during the immersion procession is convenient for them, but civic officials consider the act to be illegal.

Ganesh puja theme: Welder spreads awareness about mental health and rising incidents of suicide

September 17, 2018 3:52 am

For the past 19 years, Jaju employed with Larsen and Tubro in Powai has been experimenting with different themes during Ganesotsav to create awareness about several political and social issues.

No box arches for Ganesh festival: Pune city police

September 01, 2018 6:45 am

Police have said the possibility of some persons using these box arches for causing violence or untoward actions cannot be ruled out. So, Ganesh Mandals should not erect the box arches.

Ganesh festival fosters spirit of brotherhood: Vijay Rupani

September 02, 2017 2:27 pm

Chief Minister Rupani said, "the Ganesh festival like festival of Navratri has become a state wide festival and acts as a medium of national unity."

Ganesh Festival: 125th year celebrations mired in controversy

August 19, 2017 4:20 am

“The programmes for the celebration of Ganesh festival is solely being decided by the ruling BJP. Their only aim is to get publicity to the party through the programme,” said Opposition leader and NCP corporator Chetan Tupe.

Pune: Row over history of community Ganesh festival

July 16, 2017 11:39 am

The Srimant Bhausaheb Rangari Ganapati Trust, said to be among the first three Ganesh mandals, claims it was not Tilak but Bhausaheb Laxman Jawale alias Bhau Rangari who organised the festival in a public format for the first time in 1892.


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.