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Sep 23, 2018
Ganesh festival concludes in Maharashtra: Immersions to continue past midnight, 11 people drown in various parts of stateIn big cities like Pune and Mumbai, processions carrying huge idols of Lord Ganesh on decorated trucks are expected to continue well past midnight.
Aug 22, 2018
Bombay HC quotes example of Baywatch to direct Maharashtra government to ensure safety on beachesAhead of the Ganesh festival, Bombay High Court told the Maharashtra government, "Haven't you watched Baywatch? Use modern means to esnrue beach safety."
Sep 10, 2017
Mumbai's popular Ganesh pandal Lalbaugcha Raja gets Rs 1 lakh donation in banned currency notes this yearOf the around Rs 6 crore, which the popular Lalbaugcha Raja in Parel received from devotees during the just concluded Ganesh festival, there were 105 notes of the scrapped Rs 1,000 denomination.
Aug 24, 2017
Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Mumbai Police maintains strict vigil to ensure smooth flow of festivalThe Mumbai Police are on an alert and are maintaining a strict vigil in view of the 12-day Ganesh festival beginning on Friday
Jul 11, 2017
Amarnath yatra terror attack: Uddhav Thackeray asks BJP to send 'gau rakshaks' to face terroristsIn a dig at the BJP over the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday asked the senior ally of his party to send 'gau rakshaks' to face terrorists in the Valley.
Sep 15, 2016
Ganesh Visarjan: Remember environmental crisis more critical than religious sentimentGanpati visarjan was started and popularised by social reformer and lawyer Bal Gangadhar Tilak in 1892 in an attempt to promote nationalism among people. It was meant to be a show of strength against the British.
Sep 11, 2016
Mumbai bids farewell to Ganesh on sixth day of visarjanDevotees carry idols of Ganesh for immersion at the Dadar Chowpatty beach on the sixth day of the eleven-day long festival Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai on Saturday. (Photo courtesy: AFP)
Aug 28, 2016
From Rio to Kashmir: PM Modi's Mann ki Baat touches base with what ails IndiaModi emphasised that if any life is lost in Kashmir, whether of any youth or any securityman, "that loss is ours, of our own country".
Sep 09, 2015
Mumbai: Western Railway to run Ganpati Special trains for Ganesh festivalIn view of the Ganesh festival, the Western Railway (WR) will run Ganapati Special trains to Ratnagiri, Madgaon and Mangalore.
Aug 28, 2014
Andhra Pradesh: 7,500 kg 'maha laddoo' to kick off Ganesh festivalHuge 'maha laddoos' of 7,500 kg and 5,000 kg made with great dollops of ghee and packed with almonds and cashew nuts have been prepared by two confectionery shops here for the ten-day Ganesh festival beginning tomorrow.