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Sep 25, 2018
Mythology for the Millennial: Why Ganesha, remover of obstacles, enjoys an enduring popularity among devoteesThere's a Ganesha — the potbellied, elephant-headed, rat-riding Indian god — almost everywhere you look, and his stories are always popular with children.
Aug 16, 2017
Ganesha Mahotsava: Damaging water bodies has no religious sanction; using earthen idols a far better ideaPlaster of Paris idols of Ganesha, erected primarily for this festival, are drowned in natural water bodies during the Visarjan. These water bodies are not only holy unto themselves, but they also sustain life
Sep 12, 2016
Ahmedabad, Chennai bid adieu to Ganpati as the 10-day-long festival approaches its endThe 10-day-long celebrations began on 5 September as people welcomed Ganpati into their homes.
Sep 05, 2016
Ganesh Chaturthi: How social media expressed its love for modaks and BappaThe ten day Hindu festival to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi kick started across the country and social media users shared all the buzz around the festive occasion with traditional idols, delicious modaks and dhols dominating the news feed.
Jun 06, 2016
Doormats with photos of Hindu Gods removed after #BoycottAmazon trendsAmazon was once again on the receiving end of the ire of social media users after a controversy brewed when users found that the US version of the website was offering door mats with faces of Hindu Gods and Goddesses printed, online.
Sep 30, 2015
Sikh youth removes turban to save 4 people from drowning during Ganesh immersionA 24-year-old Sikh set aside religious code by removing his turban to save four youth from drowning in a canal in Sangrur, Punjab.
Jun 04, 2015
From Chinese Ganesha to nude beach outings: Manohar Parrikar suffers a bout of verbal diarrhoeaOn Wednesday, during a seminar in New Delhi, Parrikar let his thoughts loose. His comment, meant (mostly) to induce laughter, were perhaps not in the best taste.
Dec 05, 2014
Plastic surgery to IVF: Things BJP says hum Indiawaale had before the world didThe PM wants to "Make in India" but his party members seemed determined to prove that everything was Made in India first.
Oct 30, 2014
Sniggering at Modi: Deriding Ganesha remark misses the elephant in the roomWhile Pope Francis was behaving as a modern pontiff of scientific temper, PM Narendra Modi made headlines for sounding more like Dinanath Batra-II.
Aug 29, 2014
Ram Gopal Varma trolls Lord Ganesha on Twitter, then apologisesOn the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi, Ram Gopal Varma posted a spate of tweets in which he raised 'innocent' questions about the god.