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.

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Did Swamy say Goddess Lakshmi on notes would improve currency?

16 Jan 2020

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.

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

27 Oct 2019

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

We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.

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

18 Jul 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

#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.

After Yamraj, Lord Ganesha now prods Bengalureans to wear helmets

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.

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

01 Jun 2018

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.

Amazon Canada lists for sale 'distorted Indian map'

08 May 2017

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.