Exploring the city:Differently-abled children and volunteers take part in a Mumbai darshan organised by the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation on World Tourism Day. The MTDC is organising a Navratri darshanto help devotees worship at ... The Hindu, 2 months ago
Rediff.com's Satish Bodas goes pandal hopping and discovers some historically significant ones. The exact year when Ganeshotsav became a public event in Mumbai may be disputable. Here are some pandals that have been celebrating the festival for more than 40 years now. Take a look! IMAGE: Chintamani Ganpati, near Chinchpokli is entering its 97th year of celebrations this year. Perhaps, it is one of the oldest known Ganesh pandals in the city. The idol is 17 ft tall. IMAGE: ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A recap of events that occurred in India in the past 24 hours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi shares a toast with US President Barack Obama at the ASEAN Summit gala dinner in Vientiane, Laos September 7, 2016. The two leaders are expected to hold a bilateral meeting on Thursday on the sidelines of the ASEAN meet. This would be the eighth meeting between Modi and Obama in two years. They met for the first time at the White House in September 2014 when Modi travelled to Washington DC at the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The Opposition in Maharashtra today took a jibe at the BJP-Sena ruling alliance saying the former has "no respect" for its ally as Amit Shah visited Ganesh pandals in the city but did not meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray who resided just "10 minutes away". BJP national president Shah visited Ganesh pandals in Mumbai on Wednesday as part of the ongoing 10-day Ganpati festival. On a day-long visit to Mumbai, Shah first visited a Ganpati mandal in Bandra west, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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