Ganeshotsav: Immersion of Ganesh idols begins

The immersion of Ganesh idols in water bodies, marking the end of Ganesh festival begins throughout the country

2014 Ganesh Visarjan: Devotees bid adieu to Ganpati Bappa

Anant Chaturdashi is the last day of the Hindu festival of Ganeshotsav. On this day Ganpati idols are immersed in the sea or lakes,rivers.Also in this episode, we bring to you the Shrimad Bhagwat katha.

Media should be alert like Lord Ganpati: Dr Subhash Chandra

Dr Subhash Chandra, Essel group chairman inaugurated the Devi Prasad Goenka Management College of Media studies in Malad.Speaking at the event, he expressed how Media should be alert like Lord Ganpati.

Entry of heavy vehicles banned on NH-17 during Ganpati

Considering the heavy traffic on the Mumbai-Goa highway (NH-17) ahead of Ganeshotsav, Panvel RTO has prohibited the entry of heavy vehicles for 14 days starting from September 6.

Foolproof security for Ganeshotsav amid terror

In view of strong intelligence inputs of possible terror strikes, Mumbai police have drawn a "foolproof" security plan to maintain a hawk-eyed vigil for the widely celebrated Ganesh festival

When Salman Khan’s home turns Lord Ganesha’s abode…

We all know for a fact that Hindi cinema’s very own hunk Salman Khan is secular to the core.

Maha asks Centre for additional security force during Ganeshotsav

Maharashtra government has sought 20 companies of Central Para-Military Force to ensure better law and order situation during the Ganesh festival in the state commencing from tomorrow, Home Minister RR Patil said.

Ganesha, screen stars and nostalgia…

As Lord Ganesha comes down on earth for his annual visit, celebrations and fervor have gripped the air.

Mumbai mandal enforces dress code for Ganeshotsav

Minis, shorts or attires ending up above the knees are out this year for devotees who want a `darshan` of Andhericha Raja (King of Andheri) idol of Lord Ganesh.

Pune devotees find answer to noise pollution curbs

Some Ganeshotsav organisers in Pune follow a bizarre practice during immersions to by-pass noise pollution norms - abandoning the idols on the roadside after the noise ban becomes effective at midnight.

Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak booms, 92 years after death

Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak`s booming voice resounded at a jam-packed gathering here 92 years after his death as everyone listened in pin-drop silence to an audio clip of a speech of the first and strongest advocate of `Swaraj`.

Goodbye to gigantic Ganesh idols in Mumbai

The committee that oversees Ganeshotsav festival has decided that all gigantic idols of Lord Ganesh will be of a maximum height of 15 feet.

Bal Thackeray visits Nana Patekar for Ganeshotsav

Respecting Nana Patekar`s request to grace the Ganesh festival celebrations at his home, Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray late Tuesday paid a visit to the actor`s residence here. Patekar had some days back visited Thackeray`s residence and requested him to attend the evening `aarti` to Lord Ganesh during the auspicious 10-day festival.

Mumbai in festive spirit despite threats

Mumbaikars got into a festive mood with celebrations of Ganeshotsav, Eid and Jain Samvasari.

Mumbai soaks in festive spirit amid terror threat

Despite a terror threat looming over the city, millions of Mumbaikars were immersed in triple celebrations on Saturday - Ganeshotsav, Eid and Jain community`s Samvasari.

This festive season could be sugar-free: Hindustan Times

So what’s on the sweets menu this festival season? Maybe nothing. Or sugar-free mithai, at most.