Articles about 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.

Maharashtra: Pothole kills mother-son duo on way home

17 Sep 2021

Maharashtra: Pothole kills mother-son duo on way home

A pothole-ridden road at Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district has claimed the lives of a woman and her 26-year-old son, who were returning home on a two-wheeler after having darshan of Lord Ganesh idol at their relative's place, police said on Friday.

Maharashtra: Ganesh festival begins under COVID-19 cloud, 'darshan' goes online

10 Sep 2021

Maharashtra: Ganesh festival begins under COVID-19 cloud, 'darshan' goes online

Devotees welcomed Lord Ganesh in their homes and public pandals on Friday as the 10-day festival dedicated to the elephant-headed God began in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra with a focus on online darshan amid the looming threat of a third wave.

Ganesh Chaturthi special: Time for 'modak', 'shrikhand', 'pulihora' is here

10 Sep 2021

Ganesh Chaturthi special: Time for 'modak', 'shrikhand', 'pulihora' is here

Ganesh Chaturthi has finally arrived!

No public celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi

08 Sep 2021

No public celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi

Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at public places in Delhi have been barred by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ganpati festival: BMC bans physical darshan, restricts participation in processions

08 Sep 2021

Ganpati festival: BMC bans physical darshan, restricts participation in processions

The Mumbai civic body has issued fresh guidelines for the Ganpati festival beginning from Friday and has banned physical darshan for devotees at public pandals and imposed restrictions on the number of participants in processions during celebrations.

Thackeray warns against violation of COVID-19 norms before Ganesh Chaturthi

06 Sep 2021

Thackeray warns against violation of COVID-19 norms before Ganesh Chaturthi

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday urged the citizens and political parties to avoid crowds in light of upcoming festivities.

Maharashtra Deputy CM urges people to follow COVID-19 norms

03 Sep 2021

Maharashtra Deputy CM urges people to follow COVID-19 norms

Expressing concerns over people letting their guard down against COVID-19 in rural areas, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Friday urged citizens not to put the state government in a position where it has to shut everything in the event of a third wave of the pandemic.

Karnataka: Decision on Ganesha festival celebrations on September 5

31 Aug 2021

Karnataka: Decision on Ganesha festival celebrations on September 5

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said the government will take a decision on relaxing restrictions on Ganesha festival celebrations, on September 5, after getting necessary inputs from the districts and the expert committee.

Banks closed up to 12 days in September. Check list

28 Aug 2021

Banks closed up to 12 days in September. Check list

Banks in India will be closed for up to 12 days in September, including second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays.

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.

18 drown during immersion of Ganesh idols in Maharashtra

24 Sep 2018

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.

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.

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

19 Sep 2018

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.

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.

TN BJP leader calls police 'anti-Hindu' during Ganesh idol immersion

16 Sep 2018

TN BJP leader calls police 'anti-Hindu' during Ganesh idol immersion

BJP National Secretary H Raja has waded into a controversy yet again, picking up a quarrel with police over an immersion procession of Lord Ganesh idols in Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu.

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.

Mumbai: Amit Shah, wife offer prayers to Lord Ganesh

14 Sep 2018

Mumbai: Amit Shah, wife offer prayers to Lord Ganesh

BJP President Amit Shah today offered prayers to Lord Ganesh at various places in Mumbai as part of the ongoing 10-day Ganesh festival.

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: 580kgs laddu offered to Lord Ganesha in Hyderabad

13 Sep 2018

#GaneshChaturthi: 580kgs laddu offered to Lord Ganesha in Hyderabad

A 'laddu' weighing about 580kgs, known as 'maha prasadam', was offered to the idol of Lord Ganesha installed at the Film Nagar Daiva Sannidhanam (Temple Complex) in Hyderabad today.

#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.

#GaneshChaturthi: 18,000 policemen deployed in Hyderabad

13 Sep 2018

#GaneshChaturthi: 18,000 policemen deployed in Hyderabad

As many as 18,000 policemen have been deployed in Hyderabad for Ganesh Chaturthi and subsequent immersion after ten days, police said today.

#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.