Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021

Ganesh Utsav/ Vinayaka Chaturthi

Shah Rukh Khan Bids Farewell To Ganpati

Sep 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has taken to social media to share a picture of the Ganpati visarjan. The actor brings home the Elephant God every year at his Bandra residence.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Shweta Tiwari, Rahul Vaidya And Other TV Stars Say Goodbye To Ganpati

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

After welcoming Ganpati Bappa home on the auspicious festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, they are now preparing to bid farewell to Ganpati Bappa by immersing him in water.

'Science For Environment': MP Students Make Ganesha Idols That Can Purify Water

They are using Potash Alum, a household compound. An idol of 1.5-2 feet using it can be made at a minimal cost of just Rs. 3.

The Special Appearance of Ganesh Chaturthi In Bollywood

Sep 14, 2021 Samarth Goyal

From iconic songs to pivotal sequences in movies, we take a look at five Bollywood movies where the 10-day-long Ganpati festival played an important role.

Ganesh Chaturthi Special: 5 Songs Which Are A Must-Have On Your Playlists During Ganpati Festival

Here are 5 Bollywood songs that should invariably be on your playlists during this ongoing Ganeshotsav.

10 September, 2021

Salman Khan Wont Be Part Of Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations This Year: Reports

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According to reports, Salman Khan wont be able to break the bio bubble, as he is currently shooting for the third instalment in the 'Tiger' film franchise.

06 September, 2021

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: States Gear For Festivities In Shadow Of Covid Third Wave

Outlook Web Desk

Not all states have yet declared SOPs for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations on September 10. However, these six states including Maharashtra and Karnataka have outlined guidelines for the celebrations.

06 September, 2021

Karnataka Govt Allows 5-Day Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations With Strict Covid Protocols

Outlook Web Desk

The Karnataka government has allowed five-day Ganesha festival celebrations from September 10 in those districts where the COVID test positivity rate is below two per cent.

22 August, 2020

10-day Ganesh Chaturthi Begins In Maharashtra On Low-Key Note As COVID-19 Dampens Spirit


The Maharashtra government has issued guidelines regarding Ganeshotsav celebrations, saying that processions should not be taken out before installing and immersing the idols of the deity.

13 September, 2019

11 Dead After Boat Capsizes During Ganesh Immersion In Bhopal

Outlook Web Bureau

At least 40 police personnel are present at the spot along with other authorities and professional swimmers to carry out rescue operations

09 September, 2019

Akhilesh Yadav Postpones Rampur Visit Over Prohibitory Orders By Uttar Pradesh Govt

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Addressing a press conference at the party office here, the SP chief, who was scheduled to meet party leader Azam Khan on Monday, also claimed that the administration has said his visit could result in riots in Rampur.


24 September, 2018

18 People Drown During Immersion Of Ganesh Idols In Maharashtra

Outlook Web Bureau

Maharashtra witnessed 18 deaths as a result of drowning during the immersion of idols on ‘Anant Chaturdashi’, the last day of Ganesh festival.

19 September, 2018

Mumbai: 13-Year-Old Allegedly Raped Near Ganesh Pandal

Outlook Web Bureau

The accused lured the minor and took her behind the pandal

14 September, 2018

How A French Writer, A Calcutta Artist Elicit A New Darshan Of Ganapati

Dola Mitra

A recently-launched book, 'Ganapati', carries paintings, drawings and sculptures of artist Sujata Bajaj and text by Jean Claude Carriere. Perhaps it was the darshan (the blessed vision) that both of them had been waiting for years.

12 September, 2017

India Complains Over ‘Offensive’ Australian Ad Showing Lord Ganesha Eating Lamb

Outlook Web Bureau

In a video advertisement released by Meat and Livestock Australia recently, Lord Ganesha along with other religious figures is found to be 'toasting lamb'.

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Governor of Uttarakhand, Lt General Gurmit Singh (Retd) in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Surya Kiran fighters of Indian Air Force flypast over the city as part of the celebrations of the golden jubilee of victory over Pakistan during Bangladesh war in 1971, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Farmers block railway tracks as part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 'Rail Roko' protest demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Oct. 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, in...

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, right, and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar sign a guestbook during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.

AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo

Policemen carry an activist of Congress party's youth wing during a protest against recent killings of civilians in Kashmir, in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

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The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu