September 21, 2021 5:37 pm
“The spot where the incident occurred is not an immersion point, otherwise there would have been security posting,” said a police officer.
September 16, 2021 2:44 pm
A bench of Chief Justice N V Ramana and Suraya Kant clarified that this is the last time it was allowing the same and that alternate preparations should be made from next year.
September 14, 2021 8:00 am
The van -- installed with an eco-friendly pond -- will ferry around the city on the main immersion days during the ongoing 10-day festival.
September 04, 2020 8:07 am
To celebrate Ganesh festival this year, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government and local bodies had issued directives for safe conduct of the festivities focusing on minimising movement.
August 13, 2020 9:26 am
Civic officials said that they want residents to use their nearest artificial ponds for visarjan and take out small processions with a few people to ensure social distancing.
May 23, 2020 2:39 am
“The ban on PoP for the Ganesh idol has been postponed for one year. This will not harm those artisans who have already made their idols this year,” Javadekar tweeted Friday. Idol makers, however, were directed to avoid the use of chemicals and dyes as much as possible this year
September 23, 2018 4:15 am
According to police, the incident took place around 1 am on Friday after an argument between two groups.
September 13, 2018 1:18 pm
Battling harsh working conditions, the artisans struggle to make ends meet. This is another reason why the interest of the younger generation in creating larger-than-life idols of gods is diminishing.
August 12, 2018 8:54 am
In a July meeting, the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) had asked 40 mandals in the city to opt for fibre idols as plaster of paris harms the aquatic life.
July 24, 2018 1:25 am
Not only have Ganesh idols become more expensive, mandals will also have to pay a higher tax to hire decorators. Due to GST, the cost of idols has surged by 18 per cent to 20 percent this year.
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.
August 31, 2014 1:01 pm
Devotees of Lord Ganesh started to immerse Ganesh idols on the second day of Ganesh Chaturthi.