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PHOTOS: The famous Ganpatis of Mumbai

The 10-day extravaganza is on in Mumbai as it hosts its most favourite deity. takes a look at the city’s rich and famous Ganpati mandals. GSB Seva Mandal Ganpati The......

Now, an 'eviction' notice for Lord Hanuman in Bihar!

Lord Hanuman is the latest deity to be dragged into controversy in Bihar.M I Khan reports from Patna. Eight days after Lord Ram and his brother Laxman were sued in a Sitamarhi court for renouncing......

Fear grips Hindus in Karachi after 60-yr-old temple is desecrated

Three pistol-waving bearded men stormed a 60-year-old temple in Karachi and desecrated the idol of a Hindu deity, leading to fear among the minority community in Pakistan's largest city, a media......

This man chops off a finger every time Nitish takes oath as CM

This is third time Anil Sharma has 'offered' a finger to a local deity to 'express happiness' at Nitish's victory.  As Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took oath of office for the third......

Devotees bring home Lord Ganesha with fervour

Devotees across India on Thursday welcomed their most beloved and venerated deity -- Lord Ganesh -- into their homes and community pandals, kickstarting the ten-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations......

Aadhaar card to Lord Hanuman a rare mistake: UIDAI

Following reports that an Aadhaar card was issued in the name of Hindu deity Hanuman in Sikar, Rajasthan, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has termed the incident an......

Aadhaar card to Lord Hanuman a rare mistake: UIDAI

Following reports that an Aadhaar card was issued in the name of Hindu deity Hanuman in Sikar, Rajasthan, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has termed the incident an......

How this sleepy town became the centre for a major steel plant

Once a ghost town, Burnpur is beginning to take-off, thanks to a revived steel plant. Yet, an obscure tribal deity is preventing it from coming into its own. It is 6 pm, yet the hustle and......

Maran, a master strategist

Named Thyagaraja Sundaram at birth after the presiding deity of Thiruvaiyaru, known as a culture-centre in the Cauvery delta of the yore, Murasoli Maran -- who died in Chennai on Sunday -- was......

Mukesh Ambani prays at Lord Venkateswara shrine

He was accompanied by his daughter Isha and son Anant Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, on Friday, offered prayers at the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near Tirupati. He was......

PIX: Shilpa Shetty bids farewell to Ganpati in style

After welcoming Lord Ganesha into her home with open arms, Shilpa Shetty Kundra bid farewell to the deity in the most fun way possible. The actress, who was accompanied by her hubby Raj Kundra,......

PIX: Shilpa Shetty, Hrithik, Ameesha's Ganpati Visarjan looked like a lot of fun!

Kicking off the 11-day Ganpati celebrations, several stars welcomed the deity into their homes last week.Some of them constituted the first batch of celebrities who bid Ganpati goodbye after a day......

Bal Hanuman 2 review: Take the kids

Since this is a sequel it goes without saying the first film would have done well.As Hanuman is a much-revered deity, most people would return to the theatres for the second part. Thankfully the......

Images: Celebrities' Day Out

Priyanka Chopra seeks blessings from Lord Ganesha, the Hindu deity of prosperity, during the celebrations for Ganesh Chaturthi, in Mumbai on...

Rajni's best negative role?

He might be the reigning deity of Tamil cinema now, but there was a time when Rajnikanth used to play the bad guy to the hilt. Be it Balachandar's 1976 hit Moondru Mudichu, where he plays a......

Exclusive: Sachin Tendulkar: A hundred reasons to smile

The attention Sachin Tendulkar receives goes beyond mere adulation and enters the world of veneration. Is any deity ever worshipped more, asks Mike Selvey, former English Test cricketer, now the......

The Muhammad Ali tribute you MUST read!

'Every Ali obituary I read made the point that he 'transcended his sport' -- a reference to the many battles he fought with America even as he fought in America.''What the obituaries leave out is......
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Procession of GSB Hanuman deity reaches Mumbai

News and pics: Rons Bantwal Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (EP) Mumbai, Oct 24: The idol of Hanuman deity scheduled to be installed in... ...
10 Indian words the West 'stole' from us!

Anita Aikara gives you 10 Indian words the West grabbed from us. 10 Indian words the West grabbed from us. 1. Pyjama Pyjama means a loose-fitting... ...
AIADMK MLAs to pray in Mysuru for Jaya's health

Around 40 MLAs of the AIADMK, along with fans of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, are expected to pull the silver chariot around the... ...
Revanna goes a long way to 'appease' Goddess Hasanamba

This year, the organisers of the famed Hasanamba festival in Hassan, seem to be in no mood to bend the rules backwards as they have avoided playing... ...
Jayalalithaa's fans offer gold, silver worth Rs 1.60 crore to Mysuru deity Chamundeshwari

Jayalalithaa's followers in Mysuru have offered gold and silver worth Rs 1 crore and 60 lakh to Goddess Chamundeshwari for Amma's quick recovery.... ...

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