Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Kodungallur Film Society & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/10/2018. The petitioners have filed the present writ petition on 25th January, 2018, in the backdrop of mob violence, protests and demonstrations which erupted across the nation in the recent past, especially against cultural programmes and establishments and the ensuing damage to public and private properties arising out of such violence.

Surat: Don’t immerse Ganesha idols in Tapi, thinking that the the ban on immersion in the river is just another diktat issued year after year.

It’s time to welcome Lord Ganesha to our homes, societies and clubs once again.

The Environment Ministry is planning to make next year's Ardh Kumbh Mela in Allahabad plastic-free in line with the country's commitment to eliminate single-use plastic, Union Minister Harsh Vardha

Doing her bit: A student of Home Science College spray-painting a Ganesha idol in the city on Saturday.
Home Science Department creates natural colours that are as good as synthetic ones

Rajahmundry: To help make Ganesh Chaturthi celebration eco-friendly, state pollution control board authorities plan to give away as many as 1,900 clay Ganesh idols free in Godavari districts.

Last week the Bombay High Court refused to grant any relief to Thermocol Fabricator and Decoration Association, to allow the sale of thermocol for decoration, during the forthcoming Ganesh Festival

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mrinalini Padhi Vs Union of India dated 05/07/2018 regarding management of Shri Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha.

Interim report on Shri Jagannath Temple dated 26/06/2018 as per direction of the Supreme Court in Writ Petition No. 649 of 2018 (Mrunalini Padhi Vs Unio of India & Others).

The report covers the following aspects:

(a) Difficulties faced by the visitors;

(b) Exploitative Practices, if any;

(c) Deficiencies in the management, if any;

(d) Suggestions, if any in Shri Jagannath Temple, Puri.

The state environment department (SED) is likely to allow the use of the thermocol decorations till the end of the 10-day Ganesh festival in September.

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