According to Balapur Ganesh Utsav Samithi, which organises the auction every year, the laddu was sold for Rs 450 in the first auction held in 1994.
Popular Bollywood actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood was recently clicked by the media while he was on his way for 'Ganpati Visarjan'.
Various Bollywood celebrities in Mumbai celebrated 'Ganesh Chaturthi' with much pomp and show. Bollywood actors Sonu Sood, Govinda, Divya Khosla, Daisy Shah and Genelia & Riteish Deshmukh were recently spotted in the city celebrating the festival amid Covid-19 pandemic.
For the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, internationally acclaimed sand artist from Odisha, Sudarshan Pattnaik created this sculpture at Puri Beach.
The much-awaited festive season will begin in India with Ganesh Puja also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi that is scheduled to be celebrated tomorrow (September 10) amid the shadows of the Covid19 pandemic.
The upcoming episode of 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13' promises to be a memorable one.
With the threat of third wave looming large, the government of Andhra Pradesh has decided that it will not allow Ganesh Puja pandals and immersion processions this year. The decision has come as a jolt to the idol makers who are apprehensive of a no-business festive season for the second consecutive year.
New Delhi: The import of ‘Made-in-China’ Ganesh idols has been nil this year, informed Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT). CAIT Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal on Saturday said: “Every year about 30 crore idols of Lord Ganesh are purchased across country.” You May Like: Govt Puts TV Set Imports On Checklist To Stop Entry Of […]
Mumbai: Ganesh Chaturthi commenced on Saturday, and celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Allu Arjun, Ram Charan and Madhuri Dixit posted wishes for fans, friends and followers on social media. Several stars including Mahesh Babu, Rajkummar Rao and Dia Mirza urged for an eco-friendly festival. Here’s what they have to say: Amitabh Bachchan: […]
Bhubaneswar: The grim shadow of COVID-19 was visible on Saturday as Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Odisha were limited to traditional rituals in view of the coronavirus outbreak. As district administrations denied permission for observance of Ganesh Puja in puja pandals and other public places for public safety, the State witnessed subdued Ganesh Puja celebrations. Vedic […]
Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court on Thursday made it clear that the decision to allow community celebration of Ganesh Puja in Odisha rests on the local authorities. Hearing a PIL filed by Budha Ganesh Puja Committee of Cuttack, the State’s apex court pronounced that the festival can be celebrated in the community only with the […]
Mumbai: The Railways is likely to announce special trains for Konkan region for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival after having consulted the Maharashtra government about the same, an official said on Saturday. The Central Railway had written to the state government seeking its views on running special trains to the Konkan region through Central, Western […]
Lucknow: The postal department’s load of letters may have drastically reduced with the advent of technology, but Lord Ganesha is getting sacks full of letters from his devotees these days. In nearly half a dozen Ganesha pandals in Lucknow, Ganpati is known as “Manautiyon ke Raja” (the king of wishes) and devotes seeking a solution […]
After wrapping up Jamai 2.0, Nia Sharma went berserk on the streets of Mumbai to welcome Lord Ganesha. On the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi, Nia let herself loose with friend Cash Kandera dancing on the streets while welcoming Lord Ganesha. Sharing the video Nia wrote, “Kyuki hum Dilli se hai aur hume bas mauka chahiye! […]
Bhubaneswar/Balasore: Ganesh Chaturthi, the birthday of Lord of wisdom which marks the arrival of festive season in Odisha began with religious fervour and enthusiasm across the State today. Held on the 4th day of Sukla Pakshya in the month of Bhadrapad, Ganesh Chaturthi is a popular festival observed by people from all walks of life […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha. Modi took to Twitter and said: “Ganpati Bappa Morya! Wishing everyone a blessed Ganesh Chaturthi.” सभी देशवासियों को पावन पर्व गणेश चतुर्थी की ढेर सारी शुभकामनाएं। गणपति बाप्पा मोरया! Wishing everyone a […]
Panaji: Konkan Railway has pressed special trains into service which will conduct 210 trips ferrying passengers along the Konkan belt during the upcoming festive season of Ganesh Chaturthi which begins on September 2. In a statement issued on Saturday, Konkan Railway also said that it would augment 647 more coaches to the existing trains travelling […]
Kalahandi: At a time when the world was immersed in Ganesh Puja celebrations, a class IX girl student of Sirimaska UG High School under Thuamul Rampur block of the district was facing brutal assault by none other than her school headmaster. However, being threatened of dire consequences, she kept mum till recently when she vented […]
Bhubaneswar/Bahrain: At a time when the whole nation is dipped in religious festivities, non-resident Odias living in the island nation were also not far behind in celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with pomp and gaiety. The Puja was organised at the residence of the founder of Bahrain Odia Samaj, Arun Kumar Praharaj. The event began with a […]
Mumbai: Despite high inflation and spiralling fuel prices, Maharashtra rolled out the red carpet for the popular elephant-headed god, Lord Ganesha as the state immersed itself in the 10-day long and biggest public festival on Thursday. Around one million gigantic, big and small idols of Lord Ganesha have reached the homes of the commoner people, […]
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the country on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. “Ganpati Bappa Morya! greetings and good wishes to my fellow citizens on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. May Lord Ganesh guide us all towards a path of progress, peace, happiness and prosperity,” the […]
Bhubaneswar: Ganesh Chaturthi, the festival which marks the beginning of festive season in Odisha was celebrated with gaiety and religious fervour across the State today. Held on the 4th day of the Sukla Pakshya in the month of Bhadraba, Ganesh Chaturthi is a popular festival celebrated by people from all walks of life in the […]
Odisha: The preparations for upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival have reached its final stages in Odisha. Despite initial hiccups due to low pressure induced rain, idol makers across Odisha are now busy in giving final touches to Ganesh idols. The idol makers are now working round the clock to meet the Ganesh idol orders from different […]
Bhubaneswar/Khurda/Talcher: Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayak Chaturthi was celebrated with pomp and gaiety across the State today. Apart from several pandals that have come up in all cities for celebrations, people almost in every house prayed Lord Ganesh for good health, wealth and prosperity. Educational institutions across the State were no exception with students […]
Bhubaneswar: Odia artist Pramod Patnaik seems to be on a mission to promote ‘eco-friendly’ ways to observe festivals in the country. Taking his crusade forward, the artist has now created a Ganesh idol made of ‘Sphagnum Moss,’ which is all set to be major crowd-puller on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Karnataka. Patnaik, for […]