Lord Ganesha: News

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.

12 Nov 2020


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

We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.

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.

27 Oct 2019


Diwali 2019: Prominence of the 5 days of Diwali, explained

We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.

02 Sep 2019

Vivek Oberoi

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

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

30 Aug 2019

Ranbir Kapoor

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.

20 Feb 2019

Mukesh Ambani

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.

12 Feb 2019

Mukesh Ambani

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.

07 Jan 2019


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.

17 Dec 2018


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.

07 Nov 2018


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

We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.

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.

16 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu

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.

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.

13 Sep 2018

Andhra Pradesh

#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.

30 Jul 2018


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.

19 Jun 2018


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


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.