Water from artificial immersion sites, Plaster of Paris idols dumped directly into Thane creek by civic body
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 11:13 AM IST
An environment group has requested the Maharashtra government to intervene and direct an end to the practice
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 01:32 PM IST
In case of 70 natural immersion spots that also includes the sea, citizens residing within a 2km radius are allowed to immerse their idols there by handing over the idols to BMC.
Hindistan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 09:40 AM IST
Those residing in containment zones in Mumbai will need to conduct immersion in situ, pooja and aarti at immersion spot will not be not allowed.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2020: Ajay Devgn, Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut say ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’, see pics
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 02:05 PM IST
On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, a host of Bollywood celebrities including Priyanka Chopra, Madhuri Dixit, Kangana Ranaut, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, and Kajol, among others, wished fans.
Bombay HC to not interfere with compulsory Covid-19 test for those travelling to Konkan for Ganeshotsav
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kanchan Chaudhari
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 11:54 AM IST
The bench said that effective steps need to be taken to contain the spread of the deadly infection, especially where transportation of citizens from one region to another is concerned
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 01:02 PM IST
The Brihanmumbai Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Samanvay Samiti said that the mandals will ensure online darshan, social distancing within pandals amid the pandemic.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 07:43 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert (heavy to very heavy rain) for Thane and Palghar for Saturday and yellow alert for remaining days up to Sunday.
Mumbai | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2020 09:58 AM IST
Each year, Ganeshotsav is celebrated in a lavish manner in Mumbai, where lakhs of devotees visit the mandals to seek blessing from Lord Ganesh.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2020 06:27 PM IST
Environmentalists have criticised the government’s decision and said it can’t chose to not implement a court order.
Thane | By Ankita G Menon
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 04:22 AM IST
The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) along with an NGO, Samarth Bharat Vyaspeeth, collected floral waste generated during the festival to convert them into fertilisers at a unit set up in Kopri.
Thane | By Megha Pol
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 03:15 AM IST
The civic body claimed to have filled more than 2,911 potholes since the start of Ganeshotsav while the work of filling remaining potholes is underway.
Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 06:36 AM IST
Awaaz Foundation that recorded noise levels on Thursday night said the highest noise level, 121.3 decibels (dB) - as loud as a jet plane during takeoff (120 dB), was recorded near Royal Opera House junction on Charni Road just before midnight.
Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 03:38 AM IST
Over the past 24 hours, the city and suburbs recorded light showers with 6.5mm rain in the suburbs between 8.30am on Tuesday and 8.30am on Wednesday, while south Mumbai recorded 9mm during the same time.
Mumbai | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 02:38 AM IST
The city police have roped in three companies of the State Reserve Police Force and one company each of Rapid Action Force and Force 1.
Thane | By Ankita G Menon
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 03:38 AM IST
The money was submitted to the Thane district collector.
Thane | By Ankita G Menon, Thane
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 01:26 AM IST
Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) along with NGO Samarth Bharat Vyaspeeth collects floral waste to convert them into fertilisers at a Kopri unit.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 04:59 PM IST
The prices of flowers including marigold, tuberose, chrysanthemum, dutch rose and aster saw an increase of 30 per cent on Sunday.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari, Pune
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 09:39 PM IST
At Malhar studios, Navi peth, owner Mahesh Limaye is giving final touches to the mixing of scripts that are tailor-made for various mandals.
Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 01:10 AM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Maharashtra is set to welcome Lord Ganesha, also known as ‘Vighnaharta’ (remover of obstacles), for the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi, deemed as the state’s biggest public festival, slated to begin on Monday.
Asian News International | By Asian News International, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 04:37 AM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: As the festival inches closer, the vendors on the street are painting a riot of colours with varied idols of the ‘vighnaharta’ on offer.
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 04:07 AM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Here are wishes and images you can send to your family and friends to wish them on this auspicious occasion.
Hindustan Times, Kalyan | By Priyanka Dhomse, Kalyan
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 07:59 AM IST
Subhedhar Wada’s Ganesh mandal will be open from 10am to 7pm during the festival period, starting from Monday.
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 10:21 AM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: People celebrate the festival publicly as well as privately; every home is graced with an idol of Ganesha, and devotees flock to pandals to seek blessings from the larger-than-life idols.
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 09:26 PM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Lord Ganesha is supposed to be a symbol of wisdom, luck and good fortune. Lord Ganesha is also addressed as Gajanana, Ganesh, Gajadant among others.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Yesha Kotak
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 03:46 AM IST
Mandals across the city are slotted into four categories based on footfall and location, which in turn decides the advertising rates. Bigger Ganpati mandals, which are famous and have high footfall, charge more than ₹1 lakh for advertisements on one gate.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 04:57 PM IST
According to Supreme Court directives, mandaps erected for Ganeshotsav or any other religious activity, should not occupy more than one-third of the road to avoid traffic congestion
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 08:59 PM IST
Pune Municipal Corporation has given orders to clear the procession route that has low-hanging branches as it can limit movement and visibility, causing a potential hazard to pedestrians and motorists.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 12:52 AM IST
This is the second time that the state has requested an extension for demolishing the ashram.
Mumbai | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:51 AM IST
Naresh Dahibavkar, president of BSGSS, said, “Instead of spending on decoration, mandals have been asked to be mindful of what is happening in the state. That way they can save money, which will help rebuild our state.”
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2019 02:59 PM IST
A Mumbai-based organisation approached the BMC after it noticed that at the end of Ganeshotsav, several unsold idols are abandoned on footpaths and streets.