Pandal

  • SC permits 'pandals' for marriages, parties on Haryana forest land 28-10-2013 06:20 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday permitted traders to carry on their business activities, including erecting tents and pandals for marriage functions and parties, on forest land in Haryana. A forest bench comprising justices A K Patnaik, S S Nijjar and F M Ibrahim Kalifulla gave the interim relief to the...
  • Maharashtra: RR Patil asks police to ensure women's safety in pandals 16-09-2013 06:33 PM

    Maharashtra Home minister R R Patil has asked police to ensure that woman devotees are not harassed during the festivities. The command came after avideo of alleged mis-behaviour with some women at a famous Ganesh pandal sparked controversy in Mumbai. The video showing a member of Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh pandal...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Kolkata: People offer prayers on Maha Navami 23-10-2012 07:11 PM

    Devotees are expected to continue thronging Durga Puja pandals on Maha Navami to offer prayers and feast on the delicacies. ...
  • Durga Puja celebrations on at full swing 05-10-2011 05:17 PM

    Devotees are expected to continue thronging puja pandals offering prayers and feasting on the delicacies. ...
  • Mahasaptami celebrations in the City of Joy 03-10-2011 03:04 PM

    Celebrations are on in full with people pandal hopping in Kolkata. ...
  • Politics finds its way into Bengal Durga Pujo 16-10-2010 07:54 PM

    With elections round the corner, take a look at all the symbolism attached to pujo pandals. ...
  • Puja fervour at one of Kolkata's oldest pandals 15-10-2010 10:03 AM

    Kolkata: It's ashtami today -- the biggest and the most celebrated day of the pujas. While a lot of new pandals mushroom every year, there are some centuries-old traditional pandals also. Here’s the story. It was the year 1773 and Jagat Ram Mukherjee's daughter came back from her maternal uncle's...
  • Ganesh pandals try out innovative designs 20-09-2010 01:48 PM

    Mumbai is dotted with colourful Ganesh pandals, all trying to outdo each other with innovative designs and themes. There are more than 12,000 Ganesh pandals across Mumbai, and only 10 days to cover it all. As families in Mumbai go pandal-hopping, the pandals have been swept up in FIFA fever...
  • Durga Puja Special: From Kolkata, with love 28-09-2009 01:48 AM

    From music to movies, Goddess Durga is everywhere in Kolkata. A special show on the citys best days. ...
  • Watch: Best theme pandals in Kolkata 27-09-2009 05:07 PM

    Theme pandals are something that durga puja organisers always bank on to get the maximum visitors. ...
  • Capital's oldest Durga Puja pandal turns 100 25-09-2009 03:20 AM

    The Kashmere Gate Durga Puja has entered its 100th year. ...
  • Watch: Take a look at puja pandals in Kolkata 24-09-2009 06:10 PM

    The sounds of the drums have already started resonating in the pandal. ...
  • Ganeshotsav: Mumbai's pandals with socio-relevant themes 31-08-2009 03:29 PM

    The socio-relevant themes have struck quite a chord with the city. ...
  • Mumbai beefs up security for Ganesh festival 04-09-2008 01:56 AM

    Kajal Iyer tells you how the Ganesh mandals are incorporating safety. ...
  • Mumbai: Commuters put up Durga Puja pandal in local 19-10-2007 11:58 PM

    Local train commuters have found a novel way to celebrate Durga Puja. ...
  • Enjoy mouthwatering food in Puja pandals in Delhi 18-10-2007 05:57 PM

    Karachi: In a major boost to Rana Naved's beleaguered career, PCB chairman Ijaz Butt has finally given him time and the duo will meet on Friday to discuss the all-rounder's ban and fine. Rana has blamed the spot-fixing scandal, involving the Pakistan cricket team during the just-concluded England tour, for...
  • Kolkata puja pandals gear up for tough competition 16-10-2007 10:17 PM

    Johannesburg: Riding on Ethan O'Reilly's 4/27, Richard Cameron's 42-ball 78 not out and skipper Alviro Petersen 57 not out off 38 balls, the Highveld Lions raced home to a 9-wicket victory over a hopeless Guyana team at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday. Chasing a decent target of...
  • No restrain on use of Potter images in Kolkata puja: HC 12-10-2007 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: Dissent over the proposed structure for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which has reportedly not gone down well with the franchise owners - especially the new ones - over the player-retention issue, was voiced publicly by Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) owner Shahrukh Khan on...
  • ULFA strikes at puja pandal, 1 killed 02-10-2006 10:56 AM

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  • Nothing odd-inary at these pandals 28-09-2006 05:49 PM

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  • Cuttack symolises communal harmony 26-09-2006 07:47 PM

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