Ganesh mandals

Ganesh mandals come up with socially-relevant themes

Ganesh mandals come up with socially-relevant themes

This year, two lesser-known Ganesh mandals have come up with innovative idols, with socially-relevant themes.

Mumbai: Less footfalls at Ganesh mandals

Mumbai: Less footfalls at Ganesh mandals

Even the enthusiasm of pandal-hoppers was dampened; in fact, some mandals were even shut on Wednesday afternoon. An inhibiting factor was...Read More

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: This is the number you need to call if Ganesh Mandals break the rules

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: This is the number you need to call if Ganesh Mandals break the rules

Noise pollution during the Ganesh festival has continued to increase over the years despite better public awareness. But this year, while...Read More

Thane police urge Ganesh mandals to help Maharashtra flood victims

Thane police urge Ganesh mandals to help Maharashtra flood victims

Thane Mayor Meenakshi Shinde, Joint Commissioner of Police Suresh Mekhla and other senior police officials were present on the occasion.

Mumbai: Green punishment to noise violators

Mumbai: Green punishment to noise violators

After a tussle between the Bombay High Court and Maharashtra government over extending time to Ganesh mandals for visarjan, there were in...Read More

Mumbai: Innovative ideas attracted devotees in some mandals

Mumbai: Innovative ideas attracted devotees in some mandals

Mumbai: While Ganesh Chaturthi festival, which originated in Mumbai, is known for its cultural heritage and all faiths coming together, i...Read More

Noise pollution: 202 cases registered against mandals

Noise pollution: 202 cases registered against mandals

Mumbai: In the light of the Bombay High Court’s interim order of the ban on DJs and Dolby system during Ganeshotsav and Navratri festival...Read More

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Bhiwandi mandal replicates Mathura’s Radha Krishna temple

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Bhiwandi mandal replicates Mathura’s Radha Krishna temple

Bhiwandi: Every year, Bhiwandi’s famous Dhamankar Naka Mitra Mandal Ganesh Mandal comes up with interesting backdrops for its pandals, in...Read More

Mumbai: 6-feet long agarbattis donated to popular Ganesh mandals

Mumbai: 6-feet long agarbattis donated to popular Ganesh mandals

Mumbai: On the auspicious occasion of Ganeshotsav, Maharashtra’s favourite festival, Madhya Pradesh based agarbatti company Zed Black has...Read More

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Mumbai bids adieu to more than 45,000 Ganeshas idols

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Mumbai bids adieu to more than 45,000 Ganeshas idols

Mumbai: More than 45,000 Ganesha idols were immersed on the fifth day of Ganesh Chaturthi across the city. Mumbaikars bade goodbyes to a ...Read More

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Ganesh mandals support ‘pothole cause’

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Ganesh mandals support ‘pothole cause’

Mumbai: Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated with great enthusiasm and zeal all over the city. Every year, mandals highlight social issue...Read More

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Lalbaugcha Raja to Andhericha Raja, Mumbai’s Ganesh mandals echo present-day themes

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Lalbaugcha Raja to Andhericha Raja, Mumbai’s Ganesh mandals echo present-day themes

Mumbai’s most famous ganesh mandals adopt augmented reality, eco-friendly and Swachh Bharat themes – demonstrating progressiveness and mo...Read More

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Donate stationery for tribals at mandals

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Donate stationery for tribals at mandals

Mumbai: Now, donate a stationery item, every time you seek the blessings of a sarvajanik Ganpati. With Ganesh mandals raking in lakhs of ...Read More

Denied BMC nod, yet many pandals come up

Denied BMC nod, yet many pandals come up

Mumbai: Even though the BMC has denied permission to almost 300 mandals in the city, some Ganesh mandals have started erecting pandals no...Read More

Ganeshotsav: Pandals get time until August 31 for civic permission

Ganeshotsav: Pandals get time until August 31 for civic permission

Mumbai: Ganesh mandals have three more days to seek the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s permission to set up pandals – until August ...Read More

Kerala Floods: Ganesh Mandals from Mumbai contribute to help flood-ridden Kerala

Kerala Floods: Ganesh Mandals from Mumbai contribute to help flood-ridden Kerala

Mumbai: The umbrella body of all Ganpati mandals in the city has urged its members to provide all manner of assistance to flood-affected ...Read More

Ganeshotsav 2018: For four days, Ganesh mandals get permission to use loudspeakers until midnight

Ganeshotsav 2018: For four days, Ganesh mandals get permission to use loudspeakers until midnight

Mumbai: With Ganesh Chaturthi drawing close, mandals have glad tidings. The umbrella body of all Ganesh mandals has successfully acquired...Read More

Jai Ganesha! Now, BMC to accept offline permissions

Jai Ganesha! Now, BMC to accept offline permissions

Mumbai : Caught in the rigmarole of Ganesh Chaturthi pandal permissions and online glitches, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)...Read More

Mumbai Plastic Ban: BMC allows use of plastic to cover Ganesh idols in rain

Mumbai Plastic Ban: BMC allows use of plastic to cover Ganesh idols in rain

Mumbai: At a meeting with the umbrella body of Ganesh mandals across the city, the BMC has decided to allow use of plastic for ‘aagman’ a...Read More

Mumbai: Maharashtra Charity Commissioner urges Ganesh mandals to fund education of poor students

Mumbai: Maharashtra Charity Commissioner urges Ganesh mandals to fund education of poor students

Mumbai: The Charity Commissioner of Maharashtra has appealed to the Ganesh mandals to bear the educational expenses of children from econ...Read More

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