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The state government informed the Bombay High Court on Monday that this year, all police stations in Maharashtra will be equipped with decibel meters to keep a check on Ganpati pandals flouting noi

PUNE: The Pune police have filed cases of violating noise pollution norms against three Ganapati mandals and issued show-cause notices to 67 other mandals seeking an explanation as to why action sh

This Ganesh Chaturthi, authorities made it sure that no idol made of plaster of Paris or other non-biodegradable substance were immersed in the Yamuna.

The deafening sound created by traditional instruments like dhol tasha and pakhwaj along with electronic music played on the last day of the Ganesh festival continues to cross permissible limits.

There has been a rise of 10 to 15 per cent in the number of registered and unregistered Ganesh mandals in four zones of the city, mainly due to rising political aspirations at the local level.

Around 47 tonnes of dried flowers, leaves and decorative plants used during the last five days of the Ganpati festival have been collected from the Nirmalya bins set up at immersion ghats and all o

The Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) has issued show-cause notices to 52 Ganesh mandals for obstructing the traffic along major roads and causing sound pollution.

The city was a mess on Monday morning, a day after thousands of people took out processions to immerse Ganesha idols in the sea, and left more than 50 tonnes of garbage in their wake on three beach

Agra: Nearly 15 city based women's organizations have come together to call for 'festival celebrations without pollution'.

The continuous barrage of loud music, dazzling light shows and bursting of fire crackers during the Ganeshotsav seem to be harming the health of Thaneites who have been complaining of sleep disorde