Ganesha Chaturthi
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

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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