Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Ganesh festival


Pune: Youth held, minor accomplice detained for setting vehicles ablaze over Ganesh fest dispute

September 19, 2022 7:13 am

According to the police, four motorbikes and two cars were gutted in the fire which was detected in the parking lot of a residential building in Pune.

Mumbai News Highlights: Maharashtra cabinet nod to Rs 1,498.61 crore for Upper Godavari project

September 12, 2022 10:40 pm

Mumbai Maharashtra News Today highlights: The project has been revised at least three times before this due to cost escalation

At least 20 dead during Ganesh immersions in state: DGP office

September 12, 2022 9:21 am

While the deaths were reported from 13 districts of the state, in Mumbai, the Ganesh festival and the immersion procession passed off peacefully and no untoward incident was reported, police said.

Ganesh immersion: At 105.2 decibels, Pune’s Laxmi Road records noisiest celebrations since 2013

September 10, 2022 5:48 pm

As Pune celebrated Ganesh festival after a two-year gap of muted festivities, noise levels frequently crossed the maximum permissible limits, a team from College of Engineering Pune Technological University found.

Ensure no Ganesh immersion inside Mumbai's Sanjay Gandhi National Park: Bombay HC to Forest department

September 09, 2022 9:52 pm

The court directed the Maharashtra Forest Department to take appropriate steps to prevent any activity of public to enter Sanjay Gandhi National Park for immersion of Ganpati idols. The immersion of Ganesh idols in the Dahisar river inside the national park was stopped around 2018.

Ganesh visarjan: Over 20,000 police force dedicated to manage processions on last day of festival in Mumbai

September 09, 2022 9:51 pm

The Ganpati Visarjan processions was not allowed in the last two years owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Immersion in Dahisar river, activists protest

September 08, 2022 9:17 am

In December 2021, BMC had inaugurated a Rs 246 crore-project for the rejuvenation of Dahisar.

40% of Mumbai's Ganesh idols immersed in artificial ponds on Day 5 of festival

September 05, 2022 12:22 pm

The BMC has been encouraging devotees to use artificial ponds for immersions, as an eco-friendly approach to the festival.

Shiv Sena mouthpiece credits Uddhav Thackeray for Ganesh festival celebration without curbs

September 04, 2022 3:06 pm

The public celebration of Ganesh festival started from Maharashtra and today attempts are being made to end the importance of the state, the Marathi publication said.

Know Your City: Dagadusheth Halwai, the wrestler-trader behind Pune's most popular Ganpati temple

September 04, 2022 10:02 am

The Dagadusheth Halwai Ganpati holds the rare distinction of being named after a devotee, but it wasn’t always called so. For many decades, the idol was referred to as the Bahuli Haudacha Ganpati as it was situated near the popular reservoir near Kotwal Chawdi in Pune’s old city area.


On first day of Ganesh festival, over 30,000 Ganpati idols immersed in Maharashtra

September 02, 2022 12:28 pm

There are five days for immersion in the ten-day long Ganpati festival.

From grand idols to thronged markets, how Mumbai's prepping for Ganesh Chaturthi

August 29, 2022 2:27 pm

The much celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi or the birth of Lord Ganesha is an annual Hindu festival.

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.