Dahi Handi Festival


'Dahi Handi Festival' - 11 News Result(s)

  • Janmashtami 2020: COVID-19 Casts Shadow On Dahi Handi Festivities

    Janmashtami 2020: COVID-19 Casts Shadow On <i>Dahi Handi</i> Festivities

    Janmashtami 2020: The grim shadow of COVID-19 was visible on Dahi Handi festivities in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Wednesday as organisers opted for low-key celebrations. Adhering to the social distancing guidelines, Dahi Handi mandals or groups did not form human pyramids this year to mark the birth of Lord Krishna.

  • Mumbai Dahi Handi Celebrations Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Crisis

    Mumbai <i>Dahi Handi</i> Celebrations Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Crisis

    Organisers of the Dahi Handi festival in Mumbai, which has been hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic, have started canceling celebrations that are synonymous with the city itself.

  • Dahi Handi 'Adventure Sport', Agrees Bombay High Court, Eases Restrictions

    Dahi Handi 'Adventure Sport', Agrees Bombay High Court, Eases Restrictions

    The Bombay High Court today eased restrictions on the Dahi Handi festival which annually sees several young children getting injured. Accepting the state government's assertion that Dahi Handi is an "adventure sport", the court agreed to lower the age limit for participating 'Govindas' to 14.

  • Not Violated Directions On Dahi Handi Festival: Fadnavis Government To Court

    Not Violated Directions On Dahi Handi Festival: Fadnavis Government To Court

    The Maharashtra government and BJP leader Ashish Shelar have told the Bombay High Court that they have not violated directions of the high court on precautions to be taken during the Dahi Handi festival, and sought dismissal of the contempt petition filed against them.

  • Maharashtra Legislator Jitendra Awhad Cancels Dahi Handi Event

    Maharashtra Legislator Jitendra Awhad Cancels Dahi Handi Event

    NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad has cancelled his 'Sangharsh' dahi handi event in adjoining Thane in view of the drought situation in Maharashtra and new "restrictions" brought up by state government on celebration of the festival.

  • Shiv Sena Criticises Court Order to Restrict Roadside Pandals During Ganpati Festival

    Shiv Sena Criticises Court Order to Restrict Roadside Pandals During Ganpati Festival

    The Shiv Sena today spoke out against the decision of the Bombay High Court to restrict roadside pandals during Ganpati, Dahi Handi and Navrati festivals. The court, on June 24 had pointed out that temporary pandals set up during festivals encroach on footpaths and cause noise pollution.

  • Dahi Handi Celebrations: 26 Hospitalised Across Mumbai, Thane

    Dahi Handi Celebrations: 26 Hospitalised Across Mumbai, Thane

    Days after the Supreme Court banned the participation of children under the age of 12 in the Dahi Handi festival in view of fatal accidents, over 100 revellers were injured today. In Mumbai, 84 people sustained injuries of which 12 had to be hospitalised. In Thane, 14 were admitted to hospitals with serious injuries. A man also died - reportedly of...

  • Children Below 12 Not Permitted to Participate in Dahi Handi: Supreme Court

    Children Below 12 Not Permitted to Participate in Dahi Handi: Supreme Court

    No child below the age of 12 years will be permitted to participate in forming human pyramids during the popular 'Dahi Handi' festival, the Supreme Court directed today while keeping on hold a Bombay High Court order which barred participation of children under 18.

  • Mumbai's Govindas injured in the line of duty

    Mumbai's Govindas injured in the line of duty

    The dahi handi festival is just around the corner and preparations are on full swing across the country. While Govindas of the past trade secrets on how to form the perfect pyramid and claim the highest prize, the thoughts of some may not be the same each year the festival approaches.

  • How she became a Govinda in 21 days

    How she became a <i>Govinda</i> in 21 days

    Chetna Yerunkar has been huffing and puffing for the last 20 days as part of a group of female athletes, who have formed a Dahi Handi group; she relives her experiences in the run-up to the final performance on Janmashtmi.

  • Bollywood joins in 'dahi handi' festivities

    Bollywood joins in 'dahi handi' festivities

    Bollywood made the 'dahi handi' celebrations popular by depicting it on the silver screen.

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'Dahi Handi Festival' - 11 News Result(s)

  • Janmashtami 2020: COVID-19 Casts Shadow On Dahi Handi Festivities

    Janmashtami 2020: COVID-19 Casts Shadow On <i>Dahi Handi</i> Festivities

    Janmashtami 2020: The grim shadow of COVID-19 was visible on Dahi Handi festivities in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Wednesday as organisers opted for low-key celebrations. Adhering to the social distancing guidelines, Dahi Handi mandals or groups did not form human pyramids this year to mark the birth of Lord Krishna.

  • Mumbai Dahi Handi Celebrations Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Crisis

    Mumbai <i>Dahi Handi</i> Celebrations Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Crisis

    Organisers of the Dahi Handi festival in Mumbai, which has been hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic, have started canceling celebrations that are synonymous with the city itself.

  • Dahi Handi 'Adventure Sport', Agrees Bombay High Court, Eases Restrictions

    Dahi Handi 'Adventure Sport', Agrees Bombay High Court, Eases Restrictions

    The Bombay High Court today eased restrictions on the Dahi Handi festival which annually sees several young children getting injured. Accepting the state government's assertion that Dahi Handi is an "adventure sport", the court agreed to lower the age limit for participating 'Govindas' to 14.

  • Not Violated Directions On Dahi Handi Festival: Fadnavis Government To Court

    Not Violated Directions On Dahi Handi Festival: Fadnavis Government To Court

    The Maharashtra government and BJP leader Ashish Shelar have told the Bombay High Court that they have not violated directions of the high court on precautions to be taken during the Dahi Handi festival, and sought dismissal of the contempt petition filed against them.

  • Maharashtra Legislator Jitendra Awhad Cancels Dahi Handi Event

    Maharashtra Legislator Jitendra Awhad Cancels Dahi Handi Event

    NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad has cancelled his 'Sangharsh' dahi handi event in adjoining Thane in view of the drought situation in Maharashtra and new "restrictions" brought up by state government on celebration of the festival.

  • Shiv Sena Criticises Court Order to Restrict Roadside Pandals During Ganpati Festival

    Shiv Sena Criticises Court Order to Restrict Roadside Pandals During Ganpati Festival

    The Shiv Sena today spoke out against the decision of the Bombay High Court to restrict roadside pandals during Ganpati, Dahi Handi and Navrati festivals. The court, on June 24 had pointed out that temporary pandals set up during festivals encroach on footpaths and cause noise pollution.

  • Dahi Handi Celebrations: 26 Hospitalised Across Mumbai, Thane

    Dahi Handi Celebrations: 26 Hospitalised Across Mumbai, Thane

    Days after the Supreme Court banned the participation of children under the age of 12 in the Dahi Handi festival in view of fatal accidents, over 100 revellers were injured today. In Mumbai, 84 people sustained injuries of which 12 had to be hospitalised. In Thane, 14 were admitted to hospitals with serious injuries. A man also died - reportedly of...

  • Children Below 12 Not Permitted to Participate in Dahi Handi: Supreme Court

    Children Below 12 Not Permitted to Participate in Dahi Handi: Supreme Court

    No child below the age of 12 years will be permitted to participate in forming human pyramids during the popular 'Dahi Handi' festival, the Supreme Court directed today while keeping on hold a Bombay High Court order which barred participation of children under 18.

  • Mumbai's Govindas injured in the line of duty

    Mumbai's Govindas injured in the line of duty

    The dahi handi festival is just around the corner and preparations are on full swing across the country. While Govindas of the past trade secrets on how to form the perfect pyramid and claim the highest prize, the thoughts of some may not be the same each year the festival approaches.

  • How she became a Govinda in 21 days

    How she became a <i>Govinda</i> in 21 days

    Chetna Yerunkar has been huffing and puffing for the last 20 days as part of a group of female athletes, who have formed a Dahi Handi group; she relives her experiences in the run-up to the final performance on Janmashtmi.

  • Bollywood joins in 'dahi handi' festivities

    Bollywood joins in 'dahi handi' festivities

    Bollywood made the 'dahi handi' celebrations popular by depicting it on the silver screen.

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