Ganeshotsav

As cancellations rise, Ganesh idol makers stare at huge losses

As cancellations rise, Ganesh idol makers stare at huge losses

Double Whammy: MBMC guidelines on Goddess Dasha Mata festival triggers confusion and speculation among Lord Ganesh devotees

Ganeshotsav 2020: Maharashtra govt issues guidelines for mandals, restricts height of Ganesh idols

Ganeshotsav 2020: Maharashtra govt issues guidelines for mandals, restricts height of Ganesh idols

To curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic and respect people’s faith, the Maharashtra home Department issued detailed guidelines on Sat...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: GSB Wadala postpones Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations to February 2021

Coronavirus in Mumbai: GSB Wadala postpones Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations to February 2021

Every year, Ganeshotsav is celebrated with a lot of fanfare all over Maharashtra. For Mumbai, especially, the festival holds a special pl...Read More

Mumbai: Lalbaugcha Raja Ganeshotsav Mandal fined Rs 60 lakh over past six years for failing to fill holes of decoration, says report

Mumbai: Lalbaugcha Raja Ganeshotsav Mandal fined Rs 60 lakh over past six years for failing to fill holes of decoration, says report

Known as Mumbai's most popular Ganpati mandal, Lalbaugcha Raja Ganeshotsav Mandal, has been allegedly fined Rs 60 lakh over the past six ...Read More

Navi Mumbai: Devotees immerse Ganpati Bappa early as their homes get submerged under floodwater

Navi Mumbai: Devotees immerse Ganpati Bappa early as their homes get submerged under floodwater

The heavy rains not only brought Mumbai and its suburbs to its knees but also played a spoilsport during on-going Ganeshotsav. In some vi...Read More

Mumbai: Lalbaugcha Raja gets 1kg gold and silver bars on second day

Mumbai: Lalbaugcha Raja gets 1kg gold and silver bars on second day

The gold prices have skyrocketed, but there is no stopping for devotees of Lalbaugcha Raja. On the second day of Ganeshotsav, Lalbaugchar...Read More

Mumbai: All set for Vighnaharta

Mumbai: All set for Vighnaharta

In Mumbai alone, this year, around 17,700 registered associations will be celebrating Ganeshotsav, including 3,700 roadside mandals, with...Read More

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Exploring the powerful pull of Ganeshotsav in the Konkan

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Exploring the powerful pull of Ganeshotsav in the Konkan

With thousands of city-dwellers returning to their roots, NICHOLA PAIS explores the powerful pull of Ganeshotsav in the Konkan

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

25% drop in sponsorship at Ganesh Mandals as economic slowdown hits the Gods

25% drop in sponsorship at Ganesh Mandals as economic slowdown hits the Gods

This Ganeshotsav, small mandals in Mumbai city are witnessing a 25% decrease in sponsorships from companies because of economic slowdown....Read More

With just two weeks remaining, 1,615 Ganeshotsav mandals yet to get permission from BMC

With just two weeks remaining, 1,615 Ganeshotsav mandals yet to get permission from BMC

While Ganeshotsav mandals in the city have already begun to bring Ganesh idols to their pandals, but only 1,005 of the 2,620 mandals that...Read More

Ganpati Visarjan 2018: BMC collects 8.41 lakh kg of ‘nirmalya’ after Ganeshotsav

Ganpati Visarjan 2018: BMC collects 8.41 lakh kg of ‘nirmalya’ after Ganeshotsav

Mumbai: Since the conclusion of the annual 11-day Ganeshotsav on Sunday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has collected a tot...Read More

Ujjain: Ganeshotsav ends, devotees bid adieu to Bappa

Ujjain: Ganeshotsav ends, devotees bid adieu to Bappa

Processions carrying idols of Lord Ganesh for immersion began winding their way towards Kshipra river from various locations in the city ...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

Indore: Here, Ganesha welcomes you with new theme everyday

Indore: Here, Ganesha welcomes you with new theme everyday

Presenting new theme, Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesha Mandir at Mari Mata Square attracts thousands of devotees. The Ganesha idol acquires a new...Read More

Ujjain: Stop splurging and being wasteful during Ganeshotsav, says idols collector

Ujjain: Stop splurging and being wasteful during Ganeshotsav, says idols collector

Lord Ganesha is considered to be the deity of affluence and prosperity. With the arrival of Ganeshotsav markets become abuzz with aciviti...Read More

Ujjainites welcome Bappa with fanfare

Ujjainites welcome Bappa with fanfare

The 10-day Ganeshotsav began with a high enthusiastic note here on Thursday. Ganesha idols were installed amid fanfare at hundreds of pub...Read More

Bhopal: Ganeshotsav gets grandeur with each passing year

Bhopal: Ganeshotsav gets grandeur with each passing year

From six to 18-foot tall idols of Lord Ganesha can be seen at major puja pandals in the city during the ten-day festival. Some of the ido...Read More

Go green this Ganeshotsav, says activist

Go green this Ganeshotsav, says activist

Mumbai : The perception of devotees should change, more of them should celebrate an eco-friendly Ganeshotsav, says environmentalist and f...Read More

Mumbai: Separate pavilion for foreign tourists at Girgaon Chowpatty during Ganeshotsav

Mumbai: Separate pavilion for foreign tourists at Girgaon Chowpatty during Ganeshotsav

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) along with the BMC will set up a separate pavilion for foreign tourists at...Read More

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