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Ganeshotsav begins: Flower prices go up in Maharashtra as heavy rain damages crop, hits supply

Flower merchants at Matunga observe the festival jointly and change decorations every three days. “The prices have increased by nearly two to three times the original cost.

BMC fines Lalbaugcha Raja Rs 4.86 lakh for 243 potholes

The BMC inspects the road quality in all 24 wards after the festival ends and charges Rs 2,000 per pothole. Lalbaugcha Raja has been fined for causing 243 potholes.

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Ganeshotsav: Ganesh, a symbol of harmony in this locality

In a shop near a mosque in Bhendi Bazaar, Ganpati idol.

Festivals, rain fuel snarls across city

Devotees, from small groups of 10-20 to processions of over 100, accompanying the vehicles further added to the chaos.

Ganeshotsav: Little respite in sight on traffic front

With Ganesh Festival beginning on Thursday, it’s that time of the year again for pedestrians and motorists who fear traffic chaos and pavements lost to pandals.

Bombay HC says pandal organisers are extorting money

Slams setting up of pandals on public roads during festivals.

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Know Your City

History echoes through the old walls of Kesari Wada in Narayan Peth.

Talk of the Town

About a week ago,city-based school teacher Saroja Devi was travelling in an auto rickshaw from Nirman Vihar to Quarter Gate with her son and a friend.

Eyes Rolling

With his latest invention — a solar-powered CCTV car and portable CCTV device — Ayubkhan Pathan aims to make the city a safe place.

BMC serves notices to mandals,asks them to fill potholes

The mandal,however,replied that it had repaired the potholes a few days after visarjan (immersion of the idol) on September 18.

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