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  • Ganesh Visarjan 2018: Watch Mumbai’s Lalbaugcha Raja live streaming of visarjan

    Mumbai: Processions carrying idols of Lord Ganesh for immersion began winding their way towards rivers and lakes across Maharashtra Sunday morning, marking the culmination of the 11-day festival. In big cities like Pune and Mumbai, processions carrying huge idols of the elephant-headed God on decorated trucks, accompanied by thousands of devotees and troupes of drummers, are expected to continue well past midnight.

  • Mumbai, BMC, social activists, silence zone, no sound zone, silence,

    Ganesh Visarjan 2018: Sound system owners in Mumbai ‘unhappy’ over ban during Ganeshotsav, Navratri

    Mumbai: The owners of Mumbai-based DJ groups and sound service providers are unhappy with the Bombay High Court’s decision to not provide them with interim relief on the ban on sound systems during Ganeshotsav and Navratri in the state. On Friday, the Bombay High Court had ruled that the ban on sound systems would continue across the state during Ganeshotsav and Navratri, while rejecting interim relief to petitioners.

  • Ganpati Visarjan 2018: Mumbai’s Central and Western Railways’ to ply extra midnight trains on Sunday, September 23

    Western Railways’ (WR) and Central Railways’ (CR) announced special trains for all Ganesh devotees who would be commuting to bid farewell to Bappa. To ease the rush, CR and WR has decided to run special midnight suburban trains. Special train services on Western, Central & Harbour lines during Ganpati immersion (Ganpati Visarjan) on the night of 23rd Sept, 2018, the train schedule is given below.

  • We will replace Congress in Maharashtra and become main Opposition, like in Punjab: AAP Maha chief Brigadier Sudhir Sawant

    A new entrant in Maharashtra politics, the Aam Aadmi Party, is now spreading its wings in the state. While trying hard to work up the ladder and take Congress’ place as main Opposition in the state, AAP Maharashtra chief Brigadier Sudhir Sawant talks with the Free Press Journal’s Ronak Mastakar about current activists arrest in Bhima-Koregaon violence case to the party’s future plans for Maharashtra.

  • Autowallahs of Mumbaipur -I: A series of unfortunate incidents

    I have the plot for the next Anurag Kashyap hit. The plot has conflict, action, drama, tragedy, comedy and just enough masala to make a ‘tasty’ film. Only, instead of the fast cars they are usually seen driving, the stars will be seen travelling in autos, and driving them will be the daredevil stuntmen who do it for a living every day. And then there are the omnipresent cops, who teach us

  • Devotees-cum-fans bid adieu to RK studio Ganpati

    Mumbai : Lakhs of devotees have been seen on the roads visiting various Ganpati pandals during the eleven-days Ganesh festival which ends today. The pandals receiving major footfall are mostly in central and south Mumbai area like Girgaum, Parel, Lalbaugcha Raja and Khetwadis, Nikadvari and Chintamani.

  • Devotees flouting ban pollute Lokhandwala Lake during visarjan

    Mumbai : Andheri’s picturesque Lokhandwala Lake, a magnet for migratory birds for over six years, is polluted with flower waste and broken Ganesh idols this year. While some residents say the idols dumped are those that remained unsold this year, many believe immersions were taking place after midnight, escaping notice.

  • State govt approves DP plan for 2034

    Mumbai : Maharashtra government has approved the Mumbai Urban Renewal (Urban Renewal)and Development 2034 Plan of Greater Mumbai Municipal Development. The decision to execute this plan was approved by the government on Saturday. “This will boost the development of well-planned city,” said CM Devendra Fadnavis.

  • HC comes to rescue of elderly couple who disapproved of son’s intercaste marriage

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court recently came to the rescue of an elderly couple, facing criminal process for refusing to accept the ‘intercaste’ love marriage of their son. In any case, a daughter-in-law liv-ing separately with her husband could not arraign her in-laws as the accused, held the high court.