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04 Jan 2021

India

No video of Munawar Faruqui insulting Hindu deities, says police

The Indore Police on Sunday said they had no video evidence to prove the allegations that comedian Munawar Faruqui insulted Hindu deities during a recent performance at a cafe in the city.

30 Jul 2020

Maharashtra

Marathi actor Ashutosh Bhakre dies by suicide at age 32

In a tragic piece of news, actor Ashutosh Bhakre, best known for his work in Marathi cinema, died by alleged suicide at his home in Maharashtra's Nanded, police officials confirmed on Wednesday.

Time capsule to be kept 2,000 feet under Ram Temple

Taking into account the protracted legal battle that the disputed site in Ayodhya stirred, the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, tasked with building a Ram Temple, has decided to place a time capsule about 2,000 feet below the structure.

26 Mar 2020

India

Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police

Even though essential services such as food and groceries are exempted from the 21-day lockdown in India, e-commerce companies faced disruption of services.

Diwali triggers fire: Authorities get 300 calls; two children killed

Authorities responded to over 300 calls about fire-incidents, triggered by firecrackers and LPG cylinder blast among others, on Diwali night in Delhi, including an incident in which two children were killed and two others were injured.

24 Sep 2018

Maharashtra

18 drown during immersion of Ganesh idols in Maharashtra

As many as 18 people drowned yesterday in various parts of Maharashtra during Ganesh idol immersion on the last day of the festival, officials said today.

19 Sep 2018

Maharashtra

Maharashtra: 13-year-old girl raped outside Ganesh pandal, no arrest yet

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man when she went to offer prayers at a pandal during the ongoing Ganesh festival in Palghar, Maharashtra, police said today.

18 Sep 2018

Muslims

Maharashtra: Muharram sawari, Ganesh idol installed under one roof

A nondescript village in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra, which earlier had witnessed communal unrest, has now set an example of brotherhood by installing both the Muharram sawari and Lord Ganesh's idol under one roof.

19 Jun 2018

Hyderabad

Hyderabad: 57ft Lord Ganesh idol to be installed in Khairatabad

During the Vinayaka Chavithi festival this year, Lord Ganesh's idol to be installed at the famous Khairatabad pandal (considered to be tallest in the country) in Hyderabad for worship would be 57ft tall.

06 Sep 2017

Mumbai

Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people

Hundreds of thousands of devotees in Maharashtra bid adieu to Lord Ganesh during the Visarjan rituals yesterday on the last day of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav, Anant Chaturdashi.

27 Jul 2017

Karnataka

Bengaluru: Conman arrested for duping college students with fake job-offers

32-year-old Ganesh was arrested in Bengaluru for tricking 45 students of a college in Kodagu district by posing as a fake hiring agent and giving fake job offers from IT majors.

13 Jul 2017

Karnataka

Karnataka: No free condoms at govt hospital, youth protests

A government hospital at Tumkur in Karnataka saw a unique protest. Ganesh, a Chikkamagalur native, sat on a protest at the hospital when he discovered they weren't providing free condoms.