Salman Khan celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi

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Salman Khan Receives Backlash Over Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi Being Muslim

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan celebrated the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi with his family members on September 19. Like every year, this year too, his sister Arpita Khan and her husband, actor Aayush Sharma, welcomed Lord Ganesha to their abode, and the God was worshipped. However, the actor received backlash from netizens, as being Muslim, Salman celebrated the Indian Hindu festival. A user wrote, "Allah maf karen aur hidayat den inhe.'… read-more

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 - 11:45 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Salman Khan, Ganesh Chaturthi, netizens, backlash, MUSLIM communitY


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Student Electrocuted While Ganesh Chaturthi Immersion, Hospitalized

A student of a private university died of electrocution and four others sustained serious burn injuries on September 19. The incident occurred when the tractor in which they were travelling with a Ganesh idol came in contact with an 11 KV electric wire in Naraj area of Cuttack city, police said. The injured have been rushed to a private hospital in serious condition for treatment.

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 - 10:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, electrocuted, immersion, hospitalized, students

New Parliament House

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From Inauguration To Khaki Outfit For Staff, Details Of New Parliament Building

As the special session of Parliament approaches with less than a week to go for the house to gather, reports claim that there would be sweeping changes made in the dress code of security guard staff and in the dress code of secretariat employees of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha as the proceedings are likely to move to the new Parliament building during this special session itself. 

Tue, 12 Sep 2023 - 12:14 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: parliament building, Staff Costume, Khaki outfit, Ganesh Chaturthi, Indian government

Ganesh Idol Immersion

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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration In Full Swing; Mumbaikars Immerse 34,000 Idols

The festive mood of Ganesh Chaturthi is in the air of Mumbai, Maharashtra. On September 1, the devotees immersed around 34,122 Ganesha idols and Hartalika in natural and artificial ponds on the one-and-a-half day of the festival. This is the first Ganesh Chaturthi celebration with enthusiasm and no restrictions, after the pandemic. Furthermore, the BMC officials are also on alert, to ensure no untoward incidents occur due to the rush.

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 03:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Mumbai, Idol Immersion, BMC, Covid-19

Man Assaulting Woman

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Three MNS Workers Arrested For Assaulting Elderly Woman: Mumbai

Maharashtra police arrested three MNS workers after a video of them abusing, assaulting and pushing an elderly woman went viral on social media. The accused have been identified as Vinod Argyle, Raju Argyle and Satish Lad, and case under sections 323, 337, 506, 504 and 509 of IPC. Reportedly, the accused were installing a bamboo structure to hang a banner in front of a shop, to which the woman opposed.

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 11:50 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: MNS, Mumbai, Maharashtra , Ganesh Chaturthi, crime news

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Celebrities Welcome Ganesha

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TV Stars, Film Celebrities Celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi, Welcomes Bappa Home

TV stars celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with excitement and happiness. Stars like Arjun Bijlani, Rahul Krishna Vaidya, Prince Narula, and Ganesh Acharya, bring lord Ganesha home with their families and begin the 9-day celebration. Bollywood actors like Kajol, Kartik Aaryan, Kunal Khemu and Soha Ali Khan welcomed Bappa home. In other news, Pushpa Raj's Allu Arjun signature step has been a role model for a Ganpati statue, seen in Maharashtra.

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 02:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrities, TV Stars, festival, Maharashtra

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Ganesh Idols

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Ganesh Idol Business Affected After Ban On Plaster Of Paris: Hyderabad

The markets in Hyderabad sell a huge amount of Ganesh idols, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi on August 31. However this year, vendors have claimed that their businesses have been affected after the ban on use of Plaster or Paris. With this, sourcing raw materials have reportedly become challenging, and manufacturing the idols have become expensive. Meanwhile, the increase prices are also affecting the customers.

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 08:26 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Ganesh idol, Ganesh Chaturthi, Telangana, Hyderabad, Plaster of Paris

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Ganesh Chaturthi

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BMC Marks 13 Bridges Dangerous & Unsafe For Ganesh Chaturthi Procession

Ahead of the grand Ganesh Chaturthi festival, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is working to make awareness regarding 13 dangerous bridges in the City. Notably, the corporation, on August 29, created awareness regarding the unsafe bridges for Ganesh mandals' processions.  The 13 mentioned bridges have been declared dangerous and are marked for reconstruction at a later date. Furthermore, the nine-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebration… read-more

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 03:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Dangerous Bridges, BMC, Ganesh Mandals, Reconstruction

Ayodhya Replica In Thane

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120 Feet High Replica Of Ayodhya In Thane Ahead Of Ganesh Chaturthi, Pics Goes Viral

Ahead of the grand celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in Maharashtra, a grand replica of the Ayodhya temple is being made in the State. Notably, pictures of the grand 120-feet high Ayodhya temple replica being constructed in Thane, Maharashtra is all over social media platforms. Besides Thane, many regions of Maharashtra are gearing up for 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival, with excitement and making idols for Ganesh Chaturthi Utsav, on August 31… read-more

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 04:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ayodhya replica, Thane, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganesh idol, festival

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Eknath Shinde

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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Announces Toll Waiver For 2 Weeks Ahead Of Ganesh Chaturthi

Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde has announced a waiver in the toll collection for two weeks. The toll waiver will reportedly be applicable on Mumbai-Goa, Mumbai-Bangalore and also on State Public Work Department roads. The move is expected to benefit a large number of people travelling from the Konkan region to Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg. The same was pleaded by the opposition parties during the monsoon sessions… read-more

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 12:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Konkan, Maharashtra, Mumbai, Eknath Shinde