Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Covid blow to Salt Lake Ganesh pujas

The Covid-19 pandemic has not spared the god of prosperity. Of the two big Ganesh puja organisers in Salt Lake, one has decided to call off the event this year while the other will make do with a sma...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.19

Ganesha & Vishwakarma on same sinking boat

What keeps families ticking, a cynic had once quipped, is the domestic tiff. The remark, dripping with black humour, holds true for the worlds of both men and gods. Courts in India have had to interve...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 13.09.19

11 drown during Ganesh idol immersion in Bhopal

Eleven people drowned when two boats carrying them capsized during the immersion of a Ganesh idol in Lower Lake of Bhopal, a senior police official said on Friday.The incident took place on the interv...
By PTI in Bhopal

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Ganesha on an assembly line

For Ganesha festivities this year, we decided to take the kids where all the action takes place: the Central Railway Loco Works in Lower Parel, near the Lalbaug flyover in the heart of Mumbai. This is...
By Rajitha Gopinath in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

BJP presence at ex-mayor’s Ganesh puja raises eyebrow

Former Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation mayor Sabyasachi Dutta’s Ganesh puja turned heads on Monday not for the idol or the pandal or presence of any big ticket movie star but for the appearance of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Online donation for Ganesh

Organisers of a Ganesh puja in Bangur Avenue have came up with a novel idea. They are offering an option of online payment at the pandal by sticking a Paytm code on the donation box. Said Siddheswar S...
By Showli Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.19

Slump blow to Ganesh Puja budget

The spectre of economic slowdown has not spared the god of prosperity.A Ganesh puja in Kasba has curtailed its budget by 30 per cent this year. Another in Salt Lake can no longer afford singers from M...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.19

It is 'chun aao' time

Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. Beeeeeeeep. Yeh aakaashwaani hai. This is All IndiaThatIsBharat Radio bringing you the news. Shhhhhh... zzzzzz... shhhhhhhhh... rrrrrrrzzzzz... The news, read by Mahadeb....
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Odisha  /  Published 04.11.18

Festivities, down memory lane

Come festivities and I am driven down the memory lane by their nostalgic charm. The festive season starts right after the Ganesh puja and continues till the end of Kartik month of the Hindu calendar. ...
By Guest column/Achyuta Samanta in


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