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Ganeshotsav song of the day: `Moraya re` from `Don – The Chase Begins Again`

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 13:57

This high on energy song is easily one of the best numbers sung by Shankar Mahadevan

Ganeshotsav song of the day: Shambhu Sutaya from ABCD

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 16:51

While most songs dedicated to Lord Ganesha are very traditional, Shambhu Sutaya is a mix of western, a bit of rock yet very desi!

Entry of heavy vehicles banned on NH-17 during Ganpati

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 13:41

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

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 15:52

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…

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 14:04

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 16:47

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…

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 16:45

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

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 19:02

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 10:49

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

Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 08:37

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

Last Updated: Monday, April 23, 2012, 16:16

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 09:45

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.