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At least 18 people drown across Maharashtra during immersion of idols on last day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival
India

At least 18 people drown across Maharashtra during immersion of idols on last day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival

As many as 18 people drowned on Sunday in various parts of Maharashtra during the immersion of idols on the last day of the Ganesh festival, officials said on Monday.

Ganesh festival concludes in Maharashtra: Immersions to continue past midnight, 11 people drown in various parts of state
India

Ganesh festival concludes in Maharashtra: Immersions to continue past midnight, 11 people drown in various parts of state

In big cities like Pune and Mumbai, processions carrying huge idols of Lord Ganesh on decorated trucks are expected to continue well past midnight.

Bombay HC asks BMC to learn from Baywatch and modernise beach safety mechanisms during Ganesh Chaturthi
India

Bombay HC asks BMC to learn from Baywatch and modernise beach safety mechanisms during Ganesh Chaturthi

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government to take all necessary steps to ensure safety on beaches in the city ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival.

26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Ninth anniversary of strike that killed 166 people to be marked across city
India

26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Ninth anniversary of strike that killed 166 people to be marked across city

In the memory of martyrs of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack on its ninth anniversary, various events have been organised in the city on Sunday

One Minute Visarjan: Recap the frenzy of Mumbai's biggest party
Mumbai

One Minute Visarjan: Recap the frenzy of Mumbai's biggest party

Nothing captures the energy of Mumbai city like its biggest party – Ganesh Visarjan. Watch this for a glimpse of Visarjan 2017 at Girgaum Chowpatty.

Ganesh Visarjan 2017: Celebrations marred in Aurangabad as three drown during immersion rituals
India

Ganesh Visarjan 2017: Celebrations marred in Aurangabad as three drown during immersion rituals

In Mumbai, among the early starters for the immersion were the Ganesh Galli Mandal and Lalbaughcha Raja, which attracted lakhs of devotees

Make in India Lion irks Shiv Sena 'tiger,' faces 'heritage' objections
Mumbai

Make in India Lion irks Shiv Sena 'tiger,' faces 'heritage' objections

The latest flashpoint between the BJP and Shiv Sena is the much-touted Make in India campaign in Mumbai, which was marred by the fire at Girgaum Chowpatty.

Make in India fire: How BMC nixed Wizcraft's two-gate plan and saved Mumbai from a catastrophe
Mumbai

Make in India fire: How BMC nixed Wizcraft's two-gate plan and saved Mumbai from a catastrophe

Wizcraft, which is already under scanner for not paying heed to fire department's advice, proposed setting up only two gates, one each for entry and exit for over 10000 people and for an event of such scale and magnitude

Make In India fire: More than 24 hours are over but what's stopping Maharashtra govt from filing an FIR?
Mumbai

Make In India fire: More than 24 hours are over but what's stopping Maharashtra govt from filing an FIR?

The fire had broken out during the Maharashtra Night event at south Mumbai's Girgaum Chowpatty, gutting the entire stage on Sunday evening.

'Make in India' embarrassment: Did Maharashtra govt ignore fire safety warnings?
Politics

'Make in India' embarrassment: Did Maharashtra govt ignore fire safety warnings?

The Maharashtra government, while seeking the Supreme Court's nod earlier this month for a 'Make in India' programme, had said that the proposed function was 'India's pride'.

Probe into Make in India event fire in Mumbai begins, all aspects including sabotage angle to be investigated
Mumbai

Probe into Make in India event fire in Mumbai begins, all aspects including sabotage angle to be investigated

All aspects including sabotage angle will be investigated while ascertaining the cause of the massive fire that gutted the stage during a cultural programme at the Make in India Week event in Mumbai on Sunday night attended by many VIPs, an official said on Monday.

Goodbye Girgaum Chowpatty: Say hello to Swaraj Bhoomi
Mumbai

Goodbye Girgaum Chowpatty: Say hello to Swaraj Bhoomi

The BJP-led Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to rename the area at Girgaum Chowpatty in the city where veteran freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak was cremated, as 'Swaraj Bhoomi'.

Mumbai bid its noisiest goodbye to Lord Ganesh this year
Mumbai

Mumbai bid its noisiest goodbye to Lord Ganesh this year

Worli Naka, Girgaum Chowpatty and Opera House had the noisest Ganesh visarjans in the city — they also contributed to making this year's Ganeshotsav the noisiest in seven years.