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Under-12 kids banned from taking part in 'Dahi Handi'

Children under 12 years of age will no longer be allowed to take part in formation of human pyramids during 'Dahi Handi' celebrations, which are integral part of Janmashtami festivities in......

PIX: Mumbai's Govindas reach stunning heights for dahi handis

The festival of 'dahi handi' was celebrated across the metropolis and neighbouring Thane district amid fervour that underscores indomitable spirit of an average Mumbaikar shrugging off the drudgery......

PHOTOS: Mumbai celebrates Janmashtami with vim and vigour

Amid chants of "Govinda ala re", thousands of Mumbaikars on Friday celebrated 'dahi handi' festival on the occasion of Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. As is the trend, this......

Parsis celebrate Janmashtami, break stereotype

The dahi handi celebrations in Mumbai are, undoubtedly, huge. It is common to see people of different faiths intermingle during the exercise where human pyramids stretch as high as nine levels to......

Gokulashtami special: Mumbai's richest dahi handis

Janmashtami celebrations, to mark the birthday of Lord Krishna, had lost some of its colour and sparkle last year due to the swine flu scare in Mumbai. All political parties had decided that their......

'Faster growth doesn't automatically ensure jobs'

Deep Joshi retired from the rural development NGO Professional Assistance for Development Action two years ago, but it took him nearly a month to find time for Lunch with BS.That wasn't because he......

PIX: Arjun, Shah Rukh, Hrithik at dahi handi celebrations

Several Bollywood stars turned up at dahi handi pandals across Mumbai to celebrate with their fans.Satyagraha actor Arjun Rampal gets into the spirit of things at politician Sanjay Nirupam's dahi......

PHOTO: Shah Rukh Khan celebrates dahi handi

Shah Rukh Khan made his first ever appearance at a dahi handi celebrations in Ghatkopar, a central suburb of Mumbai, a few hours ago today.Excited about his visit, the Chennai Express actor......

PIX: When Hrithik, John, Salman celebrated dahi handi

With dahi handi celebrations set to kick off tomorrow, preparations in numerous city pandals are in full swing to outsmart each other and receive Bollywood stars at their celebrations. Here, we......

Pakistani actress Veena Malik celebrates Dahi Handi

Pakistani actress Veena Malik celebrated Janmashtami at the Worli Dahi Handi in South Mumbai last week. The actress, who was seen in Bigg Boss 4, had apparently earlier irked the politicians in......

PIX: Hrithik, Sunny Leone at Dahi Handi celebrations

Agneepath actor Hrithik Roshan was spotted at the Worli Dahi Handi celebrations over the weekend as scores of his fans and revellers surrounded him on the stage. Dressed in a white shirt and......
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sushil lalpuria
Q. Could we have dahi handi as an Olympic sport next time?
Sushil Lalpuria:  A.  more

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subhash
Q. Dahi Handi ke liye 51 lakh rupaye ka eilan hua hai.. Kahanse laate hai itane paise? 51 lakh me to kitane garib logonka bhala ho sakta hai.. Kya humare neta log itane ghatiya huye hai ki unche se uncha janleva target laga kar participants ki haddiyaan todne ko badhava dete hai ? Is khel ko sarkar " dangerous" kyun nahi declare karti ?
Subhash:  A. yes if held in mumbai;)0 more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/dahi-handi-ke-liye-51-lakh-rupaye-ka-eilan-hua-hai..-kahanse/26305631/answers/26306613

Juliana
Q. Aj Aap mein se kitne log Dahi Handi dekhne jayeinge? :-)
Juliana:  A. festivals must benefit others.that must be the way of life more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/aj-aap-mein-se-kitne-log-dahi-handi-dekhne-jayeinge--/26305438/answers/26305647

Prateik Saxena
Q. Why so few people in forum now. Lagta hain sare makhan chor dahi handi kar rahe hain
Prateik Saxena:  A. hum to handi fodne me rahenge dekhne walo ko aap le ke aana more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-so-few-people-in-forum-now.-lagta-hain-sare-makhan-chor-/26301658/answers/26305480

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Tea vendor molested boy in the past too

Child tells father accused had touched him inappropriately before; police book vendor for attempted sodomy. The five-year-old boy whom a Versova... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/crime/Tea-vendor-molested-boy-in-the-past-too/articleshow/39380229.cms
Organisers oppose ban on children below 12

Upholding Dahi Handi as an important part of Marathi culture, more than 100 trainers and organisers of the Govinda festival have decided to boycott... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/others/Organisers-oppose-ban-on-children-below-12/articleshow/39282041.cms
Mumbai mandals threaten to boycott Dahi Handi festivities

ions if the state government refuses to reconsider its decision of banning participation of children aged below 12 years in the human pyramids that... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-mumbai-mandals-threaten-to-boycott-dahi-handi-festivities-2006494
Govinda mandals to urge CM to stay ban on under-12 kids

The recent order of the state commission for protection of child rights banning children under 12 years of age from participating in dahi handi... ...

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Govinda mandals oppose ban on kids in human pyramids

It is the quintessential heart-in-the-mouth Gokulashtami moment when one sees children of five or six old standing atop a swaying human pyramid... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-govinda-mandals-oppose-ban-on-kids-in-human-pyramids-2004769

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