Ganesh Chaturthi

  • CJ Show: Your Videos and Pictures 22-09-2013 02:30 PM

    Your Videos and pictures that made it to the show this week. Check out the pictures of the Ganesh Chaturthi festivities sent by our CJ's from Mumbai and the Netherlands. ...
  • Nashik: Three drown during Ganesha idol immersion 19-09-2013 01:02 PM

    Three persons drowned while immersing idols during the conclusion of the ten-day Ganesh festival in Nashik, police said on Thursday. Two men, identified as Vaibhav Pandit Shinde (17) and Sagar Janardan Bachhav (20), drowned in a pond at Vahegaon on Wednesday evening while immersing Ganpati idol, they said. Besides, one...
  • Maharashtra to bid farewell to lord Ganesh amidst tight security 18-09-2013 10:28 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra will bid adieu to its favourite deity Ganesh at the end of the 11-day long festival on Wednesday on the occasion of Anant Chaturdashi. In Mumbai thousands of people will takes Ganesh idols to Juhu and Girgaum Chowpatty beaches. To deal with traffic jams, Mumbai Police has put...
  • Snapshot: Priyanka Chopra seeks blessings during Ganesh Utsav 15-09-2013 01:22 PM

    Priyanka Chopra and her mother Dr Madhu Chopra were seen at a Ganesh mandal in Mumbai recently. The mother-daughter duo were spotted at Andhericha Raja and also performed a small aarti infront of the huge Ganesh idol. Dressed in a white and blue churidar-kameez, Priyanka smiled for the cameras as...
  • Shinde proposes to host Pak judicial commission after Sept 19 11-09-2013 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: India has proposed to host a Pakistani judicial commission, which will cross-examine key witnesses in the Mumbai terror attacks case, after September 19, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said on Wednesday. Shinde said due to the ongoing 'Ganesh Chaturthi', which is the biggest festival in Maharashtra, India has requested...
  • I'm living stress-free life now: Shweta Tiwari 10-09-2013 05:45 PM

    Mumbai: TV actress Shweta Tiwari, who has been celebrating Ganesh Utsav since the last seven years, says thanks to the lord's blessings, she is now living her life happily. The actress has been through a lot of ups and downs in her personal life - a troubled marriage with actor...
  • Pakistani commission's visit to India delayed by festival 10-09-2013 04:27 PM

    A Pakistani judicial commission's visit to India to cross-examine witnesses of the Mumbai terror attacks has been delayed because of the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival, a defence lawyer said on Tuesday. "The Indian government informed us that the visit (planned for) tomorrow cannot take place due to Ganesh Chaturthi as...
  • Suraj Pancholi attends Ganesh Chaturthi at Salman Khan's residence 10-09-2013 11:39 AM

    Aspring actor Suraj Oancholi, who was recently arrested in relation to the actress Jiah Khan's suicide case, was spotted at Salman Khan's residence during Ganesh Chaturthi celebration. Accompanied by his mother Zareena Wahab and a friend, Suraj interacted with Salman and his family members including sister Arpita who organizes the...
  • People celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with colour and fervour 09-09-2013 06:32 PM

    Ganesh Chaturthi marks the beginning of the 10 day long Ganpati festival. No other city celebrates this festival like Mumbai does. More than 6,000 idols of lord Ganesh has been installed in homes and community pandals across the city. ...
  • How Bollywood celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi 09-09-2013 05:19 PM

    Mumbai: Being one of the most important events in Maharashtra's festival calendar, Ganesh Chaturthi has found a significant space in Bollywood movies too. The 10-day festival, which begins today, has many hit numbers dedicated to it. The latest was from choreographer-director Remo D'Souza's directorial venture "Any Body Can Dance". The...
  • Ganesh festival: Prithviraj Chavan asks people to co-operate with police for security 09-09-2013 03:45 PM

    Greeting people on the occasion of the 10-day Ganesh festival which began on Monday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan appealed the devotees to co-operate with the police in maintenance of security. "Everybody should co-operate with the police. We cannot rule out the possibility of any untoward incident. Anti-social elements try...
  • Mumbai: Ganpati festival begins with great pomp and show 09-09-2013 02:43 PM

    The 10-day long Ganpati festival began on Moday and despite the economic slowdown, Mumbai is celebrating the festival lavishly and with great pomp and show. The idols have only gotten bigger and the pandals snazzier. ...
  • Salman Khan to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi at sister's house? 09-09-2013 01:13 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan has been welcoming Lord Ganesh at his Bandra Galaxy apartment here. But after more than a decade, he will reportedly celebrate the Ganesh Chaturthi at his sister Arpita's apartment in Bandra, this year. The festival dedicated to Lord Ganesh starts Monday and will continue till Sep...
  • Ganesh festival fervour grips Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh 09-09-2013 01:10 PM

    New Delhi: Ganesh or Ganapati is also known as the remover of all obstacles in life. Like neighbouring Maharashtra, the Ganesh Chaturthi is one of most widely celebrated festivals in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. These two states together have more than 50,000 big and small Ganesh temples. More than 5...
  • Lucknow prepares for a grand Ganesh Chaturthi festival 09-09-2013 12:41 PM

    Maharashtra, the traditional seat of Ganesh festival, may be fairly far from Lucknow but that has not dimmed the charm of the festival in the Uttar Pradesh capital. People in Lucknow have rolled out the red carpet for Ganapati, whom Hindus see as the protector and do-gooder among the pantheon...
  • Hyderabad promotes eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations to save Hussain Sagar Lake 09-09-2013 10:58 AM

    With the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival beginning Monday, authorities are trying to promote more eco-friendly celebrations, including popularising clay idols and minimising immersion in water bodies, including in the famous Hussain Sagar Lake. Considered one of the city's landmarks, the lake is struggling for revival in the face of...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganpati Bappa back to adorn Mumbai streets 09-09-2013 08:21 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai's loved god, Ganpati Bappa, is back to adorn the city's streets and the chorus of 'Ganpati Bappa Moreya' promises to drown the fears of an economic slowdown. Starting from the September 9, this year's Ganesh Chaturthi celebration promises to be as big as ever. One of Mumbai's richest...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi special: How to make modaks 08-09-2013 10:25 PM

    Mumbai: On this auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, CNN-IBN correspondent Priya Hingorani paid a visit to Aswaad sweet shop in Dadar, Mumbai. Traditionally, Modaks are rice dumplings stuffed with jaggery and coconut mix, but innovation has brought a whole new range of modaks to offer. Ganpat Rane who has been...
  • Security arrangements tighten as Ganesh Chaturthi begins tomorrow 08-09-2013 11:47 AM

    In view of intelligence inputs of possible terror strikes, Mumbai Police has drawn an extensive security plan to maintain a hawk-eyed vigil for the Ganesh festival beginning from Monday. Police have also started an initiative - "Mumbai Ke Liye 1 Minute" - which appeals citizens to take out one minute...
  • Allegation against religious leaders like Asaram part of attack on Hindu culture: VHP 02-09-2013 07:33 AM

    Allegations of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu is part of attack on "Hindu culture" which started with the arrest of Kanchi Shankaracharya in 2004, Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal claimed in Hyderabad on Sunday. "The latest instance of insult that has come up is one involving Asaram...
  • Goa: Week long bandh in the mining belt from Aug 21 03-08-2013 06:11 PM

    Panaji: Goa Mining People's Front would hold a week-long bandh in Goa's mining belt, seeking immediate resumption of mining in the state. Mining has been stayed by the Supreme Court, following PILs about rampant illegal mining in the state. GMPF held a meeting on Saturday and resolved to hold successive...
  • Mumbai: bidding farewell to Ganpati 11-09-2011 10:10 PM

    Mumbai: Ganesh Visarjan in Mumbai took a tragic turn on Sunday when a portion of an overcrowded balcony collapsed. One person died on the spot and about 5 people were seriously injured. The injured were immediately rushed to KEM hospital for treatment. An eyewitness, recounting the incident, said, "We were...
  • The presence of Ganpati festival in our films 10-09-2011 09:42 AM

    Be it divine intervention or the backdrop for the hero's grand introduction, the festival features in Hindi films in many ways. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus' take on Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations 04-09-2011 06:13 PM

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about Lionel Messi's visit to India, Anna Hazare's fast, Salman Khan's 'Bodyguard' and more. ...
  • Anna returns, double celebration for his village 01-09-2011 09:40 PM

    Ralegan Siddhi: It was a double celebration at Anna Hazare's village Ralegan Siddhi as the anti corruption movement's poster boy returned home for the festivities. Hazare looked weak, but was clearly happy to be home. Like every year, this year too he was expected to head the festivities, but given...
  • Mumbai: Bollywood celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi 01-09-2011 09:12 PM

    Mumbai's biggest 10-day carnival, Ganesh Chaturthi, has started and the celebrations have gripped Bollywood as well. ...
  • Go the green way on Ganesh Chaturthi 01-09-2011 02:36 PM

    With thousands of idols being immersed on Ganesh Chaturthi, here's how you can celebrate the festival in an eco friendly manner. ...
  • Maha: Ganesh festival begins, security tightened 01-09-2011 08:00 AM

    New Delhi: Ganesh Chaturthi is being observed with gaiety across the country. In Mahrashtra, the 10-day festival has kicked off on with prayers being held at homes. There is a festive look across Maharahstra with colourful pandals displaying Ganesh idols. Police in Mumbai have raised security levels outside pandals -...
  • A hero's welcome for Anna at Ralegan Siddhi 01-09-2011 06:55 AM

    New Delhi: The man who has become the face of the anti-corruption movement in the country, Anna Hazare, reached his hometown Ralegan Siddhi on Wednesday night where he received a hero's welcome. The 74-year-old activist who was recuperating in a Gurgaon hospital for four days after his 13-day fast reached...
  • Rs 222 crore insurance cover for Ganpati 01-09-2011 12:36 AM

    It is nearly five times the 52 crore rupees insurance cover last year for the ten day long festival. ...