Ganesha idol

Assam man shares photo with foot on ancient Ganesha idol, arrested

The man was seen placing his foot with shoes on the head of the idol located at the historic Arlong Kund stream.

published on : 24th October 2021

Cops brutally assault man in Telangana's Rajoli, video goes viral

It was also found that Lakshman has been charged with assaulting police officers and obstructing their duties.

published on : 28th September 2021

Traffic restrictions, altered metro schedule for Ganesha idol immersion final day in Hyderabad

Special arrangements have been made by the Hyderabad Metro Rail and Telangana State Road Transport Corporation for commuters on Sunday in light of the final day of immersion.

published on : 19th September 2021

Petition against Telangana HC ban on idol immersion to be placed before Apex Court bench on September 16

A three-judge bench of the SC comprising Chief Justice of India Justice N V Ramana, Justices Surya Kanth and Hima Kohli, on Wednesday gave directions to this effect to the Apex Court’s registry.

published on : 16th September 2021

Idol immersion conundrum in Telangana

The government grew jittery due to the difficulty in implementing the order as any attempt to prevent immersion would ruffle Hindu sentiments

published on : 16th September 2021

Karnataka villagers immerse Ganesha idol sans removing jewellery, retrieved by divers after three days

The silver articles however could not be recovered. 

published on : 15th September 2021

Chemistry lab-made 'alum Ganesha' creates eco-friendly ripples

Pottasium alum or simply called alum is a water purifier and a double-salt chemical compound which not only purifies water but also leaves no harmful residue.

published on : 15th September 2021

Telangana HC dismisses GHMC plea seeking relaxations in PoP idol immersion diktat

Through its counter-affidavits, the GHMC commissioner informed the court that 25 mini ponds are created in and around Hyderabad and people are being encouraged to utilise these for immersion of idols.

published on : 13th September 2021

Devotees ignore Telangana HC diktat, immerse Ganesha idols in Hussainsagar lake

On September 9, the Telangana High Court had banned the immersion of Ganesha idols made of PoP in Hussainsagar and other water bodies in the city. But the orders did not have any impact on devotees.

published on : 13th September 2021

Telangana moves house motion petition against HC order on PoP Ganesh idol immersion in Hyderabad lakes

The court had said in its order that such idols can be immersed in baby ponds that are built in the GHMC limits or in separate areas which will not result in the pollution of the main water body. 

published on : 12th September 2021

Over 93,000 Ganesha idols immersed in Bengaluru

Most idols were immersed in south zone- totalling to 33,006, followed by west zone 27,510 and east zone with 20,936.

published on : 12th September 2021

Karnataka: Altercation breaks out between cops and Bhajarangdal workers during Ganesha procession

The group allegedly pushed a police Sub-inspector who was directing organizers to switch off the loudspeaker and DJ.

published on : 11th September 2021

Congress wants rule on height of Ganesha idols scrapped

The Congress has demanded that the State Government withdraw the restrictions imposed on height of Ganesha idols in the state ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi.

published on : 9th September 2021

Telangana HC censures government, Hyderabad CP for not filing counters on time

The division bench reserved its orders due to the non-filing of affidavits by the GHMC Commissioner and the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad.

published on : 8th September 2021

Telangana HC flays state government’s inertia over immersion of idols in Hussainsagar lake

Advocate M Venumadhav filed a writ petition seeking a direction to restrain people from immersing Ganesha idols made of plaster of Paris in Hussainsagar lake.

published on : 8th September 2021