Articles about Lord Ganesha

Ganesha is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon. He is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Hindu denominations worship him regardless of caste and social strata. The devotion to Ganesha is widely diffused and extends to Jains and Buddhists. Ganesha's elephant head makes him easy to identify. He is honored as the god of beginnings.

Diwali 2020: Prominence of the five days of Diwali, explained

12 Nov 2020

Lifestyle
Diwali 2020: Prominence of the five days of Diwali, explained

We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.

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

27 Jul 2020

India
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.

Coronavirus: In a first, Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh festivities canceled

01 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: In a first, Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh festivities canceled

Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja is one of the biggest crowd-pullers during the 11-day-long Ganesh Utsav. Devotees line up for hours to get one look of the giant idol installed inside a grand pandal.

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

28 Jun 2020

India
#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'.

Did Swamy say Goddess Lakshmi on notes would improve currency?

16 Jan 2020

India
Did Swamy say Goddess Lakshmi on notes would improve currency?

Subramanian Swamy is a BJP member but rarely has he minced his words when it comes to criticizing the economic policies of the current regime.

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

03 Sep 2019

Entertainment
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

Entertainment
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

Entertainment
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 chicken veg or non-veg? Shiv Sena MP demands clarification

18 Jul 2019

Politics
Is chicken veg or non-veg? Shiv Sena MP demands clarification

You might have heard of "chicken is vegetarian" claims in a Punjabi household, but the notion has now entered the political discourse.

Mayawati: If Lord Rama's statue accepted, why not mine?

03 Apr 2019

Politics
Mayawati: If Lord Rama's statue accepted, why not mine?

On Tuesday, Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati defended her statues, which dot the Uttar Pradesh landscape, in Supreme Court.

Akash Ambani's pre-wedding celebrations kick-start with musical night (see pics)

20 Feb 2019

India
Akash Ambani's pre-wedding celebrations kick-start with musical night (see pics)

Akash Ambani is all set to tie the knot with diamond princess Shloka Mehta on March 9 and it's going to be an opulent affair.

Know all about Shloka Mehta, Mukesh Ambani's daughter-in-law

12 Feb 2019

India
Know all about Shloka Mehta, Mukesh Ambani's daughter-in-law

Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta are all set to get married on March 9 and it is going to be a glitzy affair.

Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta's wedding invitation is everything regal (see pics)

12 Feb 2019

Entertainment
Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta's wedding invitation is everything regal (see pics)

Mukesh Ambani and Nita's son Akash is all set to tie the knot with fiancee Shloka Mehta on March 9.

Surat: This couple comes up with WhatsApp-themed wedding card

07 Jan 2019

India
Surat: This couple comes up with WhatsApp-themed wedding card

In the midst of the wedding season in India, soon-to-be-wed couples are coming up with unique ideas to spice up their wedding celebrations.

Gujarat: Man beat ex-wife over WhatsApp display picture

17 Dec 2018

India
Gujarat: Man beat ex-wife over WhatsApp display picture

People who are short-tempered are often known to be aggressive and can easily get enraged over petty issues.

Diwali 2018: Prominence of the 5 days of Diwali, explained

07 Nov 2018

India
Diwali 2018: Prominence of the 5 days of Diwali, explained

We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.

Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal to marry on December 12 in Mumbai

31 Oct 2018

India
Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal to marry on December 12 in Mumbai

Isha Ambani, the daughter of the richest man of India, is all set to tie the knot with her fiance Anand Piramal on December 12.

US: Here's why Republican Party apologized to Hindus

20 Sep 2018

World
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: Muharram sawari, Ganesh idol installed under one roof

18 Sep 2018

India
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.

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

16 Sep 2018

India
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.

Mumbai: Amit Shah, wife offer prayers to Lord Ganesh

14 Sep 2018

India
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.

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

13 Sep 2018

India
#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.

After Yamraj, Lord Ganesha now prods Bengalureans to wear helmets

30 Jul 2018

Bengaluru
After Yamraj, Lord Ganesha now prods Bengalureans to wear helmets

Last week a pot-bellied Lord Ganesha was seen roaming on Bengaluru streets, a fortnight after Yamraj's visit to the city.

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

19 Jun 2018

India
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.

Today-in-what-did-I-read: BJP leader claims Sita was a 'test-tube baby'

01 Jun 2018

Politics
Today-in-what-did-I-read: BJP leader claims Sita was a 'test-tube baby'

Joining the long list of controversial statements made by Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, Dinesh Sharma, UP's Deputy Chief Minister, said Sita's birth proves that test-tube babies existed during the time of Ramayana since she was born from an earthen pot.

Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people

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.

Amazon Canada lists for sale 'distorted Indian map'

08 May 2017

Business
Amazon Canada lists for sale 'distorted Indian map'

E-commerce platform Amazon invited the wrath of the Delhi BJP wing over a distorted map of India being sold on their Canada portal.