Ganpati News

Body of child feared drown during Ganesh festival found

The deceased, Saeesh Marde, a Palghar resident, drowned after his boat capsized at Girgaon Chowpatty during Ganpati celebrations on Monday. Mumbai police had earlier registered a case of kidnapping

Thirty-six suffer food poisoning after drinking sherbet celebrating Ganeshotsav

A total of 36 members of Omkar Sai Seva Samiti started vomiting after consuming the sherbet and were rushed to the hospital.


65-yr-old woman, 5-yr-old girl crushed under car during Ganesh aarti

The accident took place around 6 pm when the aarti before Ganesh visarjan was in progress near the Gangawadi Cooperative Society in Ghatkopar.

Ganpati Immersion: Noise levels break all records, reach 123.7 dB on last day

While most Ganesh mandals followed the Bombay High Court order to limit loudspeaker use, the procession on the last day of Ganpati celebration broke noise level records in Mumbai.

Noise pollution rising during Ganesh festival over the years

Noise levels have been consistently rising over the last decade.

Ganpati Bappa Morya - B-Town chants on Ganesh Chaturthi

On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi Friday, a string of celebrities including Akshay Kumar and Priyanka have wished that the lord brings love and peace in everyone's lives.


Piece by piece

The Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati pandal,famous for its decor and social initiatives,attracts thousands of devotees each year. Prajakta Hebbar takes a look at some of the people who have been associated with the mandal for decades

KYC - Know Your City: Puneri Pagadi

The inner bylanes near the Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati still have that old-world charm,replete with quaint temples,old shops and the odd flourishing banyan tree

Carving Out The Lord

Workshops for making Ganpati idols,which help Puneites let out their creativity,are becoming increasingly popular

Day before Ganpati,civic body struggles to fill potholes,save face

Last Thursday,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had declared that it would fill up all potholes on Ganesh visarjan routes in two days.

Ganpati Photos

Lalbaugcha Raja mandal counts the donations

Volunteers at the Lalbagcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal On Wednesday (September 3) started counting the donations received.

Rani Mukerji celebrates Ganpati

On the festival of Ganesh Chaturti, Rani Mukerji visited a pandal with an eco-friendly Ganpati idol.