Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesha Chaturthi is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Ganesha. The celebration is held for 10 days, and generally falls in the months of August or September of the Gregorian calendar. Devotees install clay idols of Ganesha and on the 10th day, the idol is carried in a public procession and then immersed in a nearby river or ocean.

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Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

14 Nov 2020

Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Government on Saturday announced that all places of religious worship in the state would be allowed to reopen for devotees from November 16.

#MannKiBaat: September to mark 'Nutrition Month'; push for indigenous toys

30 Aug 2020

#MannKiBaat: September to mark 'Nutrition Month'; push for indigenous toys

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 68th episode of his radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

By Diwali, domestic air operations could be restored: Hardeep Puri

25 Aug 2020

By Diwali, domestic air operations could be restored: Hardeep Puri

Come Diwali (November 14), much of India's domestic civil air traffic will be restored to original numbers, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday.

Entertainment round-up: Bollywood celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi, and more

22 Aug 2020

Entertainment round-up: Bollywood celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi, and more

On Saturday, news in the world of entertainment was mostly about Bollywood stars reveling in Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. The 10-day festivities commenced today.

Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, BMC issues advisory, urges caution

21 Aug 2020

Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, BMC issues advisory, urges caution

Mumbai's civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has urged people to exercise caution while using 13 bridges that are in dilapidated conditions, during the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations.

#MannKiBaat: India gave befitting reply to China, says Modi

28 Jun 2020

#MannKiBaat: India gave befitting reply to China, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 66th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Rishi's return, 'Prithviraj', 'Dabangg 3' motion poster and more

15 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Rishi's return, 'Prithviraj', 'Dabangg 3' motion poster and more

Showbiz is an exciting industry that never fails to surprise the audience.

Rishi Kapoor to be back on sets by September end

12 Sep 2019

Rishi Kapoor to be back on sets by September end

Rishi Kapoor, who was in New York for cancer treatment for almost a year, has returned to India on Tuesday.

After 11 months, 11 days, cancer-survivor Rishi Kapoor returns home

10 Sep 2019

After 11 months, 11 days, cancer-survivor Rishi Kapoor returns home

After almost a year of staying in New York for his cancer treatment, Rishi Kapoor is finally back in India.

Ranbir, Alia cozy up at Ambani's Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations

03 Sep 2019

Ranbir, Alia cozy up at Ambani's Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations

On Ganesh Chaturthi, the Ambanis hosted a grand bash at their Mumbai residence Antilia to celebrate the homecoming of Lord Ganesha.

Antilia decorated like bride for Akash-Shloka's first Ganpati celebrations

02 Sep 2019

Antilia decorated like bride for Akash-Shloka's first Ganpati celebrations

Trust Ambanis to show what grandeur is, and they will never disappoint you.

Why are the Kapoors not celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi this year?

30 Aug 2019

Why are the Kapoors not celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi this year?

Ranbir Kapoor and his family, who are known to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in a grand way at RK Studios, will not be welcoming Lord Ganesha this year.

Is Rishi Kapoor returning to India before Ganesh Chaturthi?

21 Aug 2019

Is Rishi Kapoor returning to India before Ganesh Chaturthi?

Rishi Kapoor, who is currently in his last leg of cancer treatment in New York, has often spoken about how much he misses India.

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

01 Jan 2019

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

2018 has ended and we can't believe how time went away in a blink.

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

19 Dec 2018

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2019

2018 is about to end and we couldn't believe how time went away in a blink.

Arbaaz: Don't want to 'rush about anything' with girlfriend Giorgia

26 Oct 2018

Arbaaz: Don't want to 'rush about anything' with girlfriend Giorgia

Ever since Arbaaz Khan has divorced Malaika Arora, there have been reports of him finding love again.

Delhi: 23-year-old run over by cab during Ganesh immersion procession

24 Sep 2018

Delhi: 23-year-old run over by cab during Ganesh immersion procession

A 23-year-old man was killed after he was allegedly run over by a speeding cab in East Delhi's Pandav Nagar, police said yesterday.

US: Here's why Republican Party apologized to Hindus

20 Sep 2018

US: Here's why Republican Party apologized to Hindus

The ruling Republican Party in the US has apologized to Hindus after a newspaper advertisement featuring Lord Ganesha to woo the minority community voters in Texas ended up "offending" them.

Are Arbaaz Khan and girlfriend Georgia Andriani marrying soon?

17 Sep 2018

Are Arbaaz Khan and girlfriend Georgia Andriani marrying soon?

Post his divorce with Malaika Arora, Arbaaz Khan's love life has grabbed a lot of attention.

Video: Katrina does Ganesh aarti the wrong way, gets trolled

14 Sep 2018

Video: Katrina does Ganesh aarti the wrong way, gets trolled

Katrina Kaif is one those actresses in Bollywood, who has managed to make heads turn every time she appears with Salman Khan.

Hardik Pandya slammed by fans, here's why!

14 Sep 2018

Hardik Pandya slammed by fans, here's why!

Hardik Pandya faced flak from fans on the social media platform, Instagram.

Sonali Bendre gets emotional about missing Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations

14 Sep 2018

Sonali Bendre gets emotional about missing Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations

Sonali Bendre, who has been sharing updates about her battle with cancer on social media, got emotional about missing the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at her Mumbai home.

#GaneshChaturthi: Kapoors keep up with tradition, probably for last time

13 Sep 2018

#GaneshChaturthi: Kapoors keep up with tradition, probably for last time

While the iconic RK Studio in Mumbai is up for sale, it hasn't stopped the Kapoors from celebrating the annual festival of Ganesh Chaturthi there.

#2Point0Teaser: Rajinikanth as Chitti, Akshay as Crow Man

13 Sep 2018

#2Point0Teaser: Rajinikanth as Chitti, Akshay as Crow Man

Finally, the wait is over! The auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi has brought with it the release of the much-awaited teaser of Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer '2.0'.

#HealthBytes: Tips to help you stay healthy, this festive season

12 Sep 2018

#HealthBytes: Tips to help you stay healthy, this festive season

One thing that's an inevitable part of our festivals is the delectable food and the mouth-watering desserts.

Nitin Gadkari apologizes for Mumbai-Goa Highway's poor condition

25 Aug 2018

Nitin Gadkari apologizes for Mumbai-Goa Highway's poor condition

Union Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari recently apologized for the pathetic condition of Mumbai-Goa Highway and said he felt ashamed.

Learn from Goa, watch 'Baywatch' for beach safety measures: Bombay-HC

22 Aug 2018

Learn from Goa, watch 'Baywatch' for beach safety measures: Bombay-HC

Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, Bombay High Court has asked the state and BMC to take all the necessary steps, like installing watchtower, mobile patrol vans, etc., to ensure safety on beaches.

Bombay HC bans usage of thermocol decorations during Ganesh Chaturthi

13 Jul 2018

Bombay HC bans usage of thermocol decorations during Ganesh Chaturthi

The Bombay High Court today declined to relax the ban on sale of decoration items made of thermocol for use in the forthcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Maharashtra.

Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people

06 Sep 2017

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.

Mumbai: 40,000 police personnel, drones to monitor Ganapati Visarjan processions

05 Sep 2017

Mumbai: 40,000 police personnel, drones to monitor Ganapati Visarjan processions

As the 10-day Ganeshotsav comes to an end, the Mumbai Police have stepped up the security arrangements to avoid any breakdown of law and order in the city.

Mumbai: Less buses, more trains on last day of Ganeshotsav

05 Sep 2017

Mumbai: Less buses, more trains on last day of Ganeshotsav

Owing to congested Mumbai roads filled with Visarjan processions on the last day of Ganeshotsav, less than 50% BEST buses would operate today.

Mumbai: Ganpati made from "zero GST" items in Mulund

31 Aug 2017

Mumbai: Ganpati made from "zero GST" items in Mulund

Mumbai's Shri Niwas Ganeshotav's Ganpati members in Mulund decided to highlight the positives of the "controversial" GST in a unique manner.

Sussanne Khan trolled for celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with ex-husband Hrithik

28 Aug 2017

Sussanne Khan trolled for celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with ex-husband Hrithik

Actor Hrithik Roshan and his former wife Sussanne Khan might have ended their marriage, but they make it a point to maintain cordial relations.

Delhi: Excess fee notice compels schools to start fee refunding

26 Aug 2017

Delhi: Excess fee notice compels schools to start fee refunding

On 21 Aug, Delhi's government served show-cause notices to 449 private schools, including DPS Mathura Road and Pusa Road's Springdales, over the charging of excess fees by them.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Popular Ganeshotsav mandals to visit in Mumbai

25 Aug 2017

Ganesh Chaturthi: Popular Ganeshotsav mandals to visit in Mumbai

Mumbai is celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi in full-swing with over 7,600 mandals. Here are the popular mandals one should not miss:

Extended festive season with mega Flipkart and Amazon sales

02 Aug 2017

Extended festive season with mega Flipkart and Amazon sales

It's an extended festive season this year, both at home and at stores. Ganesh Chaturthi is arriving at the end of this month, two weeks earlier than 2016, and so is the online sale extravaganza.

Karnataka: State govt to open 900 liquor stores

24 Jul 2017

Karnataka: State govt to open 900 liquor stores

Following huge dent in Karnataka's excise revenue in light of SC banning sale of alcohol on highways, state government is all set to open 900 liquor stores across Karnataka, including 30 in Bengaluru.

Marathi schools left with vacant seats, parents opt-for English institutes

19 Apr 2017

Marathi schools left with vacant seats, parents opt-for English institutes

After organizing four rounds of admissions, schools in Mumbai have managed to fill only 2,663 out of 7,449 seats reserved for students coming through Right to Education.