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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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.

2 cops suspended for ‘assaulting’ woman at Ganpati pandal

Interim report by DCP finds ‘victim’ started fight; JCP (Law & Order) Deven Bharti says erring cops guilty of misconduct even if there was provocation.

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Devotees bid adieu to Lord Ganesha

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

Ganesh Visarjan begins

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

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

India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi

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

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

Mumbaikars gear up for the famous Ganesh festival.