The code of conduct goes on to suggest sarvajanik mandal office-bearers to have an agreement, if required, with the contractor who is supplying the music system.

Mumbai: Ganpati pandals often seem to be the conscience keepers of society given that they focus on topical causes apart from entertainment.

BHOPAL: They are innovative and refuse to use tried and tested material for making idols. If some are making idols with marble and match sticks, others are trying to do so with grains or pulses.

Kolhapur:Police have decided to take stern action against Ganesh mandals using high-decibel sound systems to ensure a low-decibel festival this time.

Raising concerns over the environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to avoid using Ganesha idols made of Plaster of Paris (POP) during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival.

Kolhapur: Vishwas Nangre-Patil, special inspector general of Kolhapur range, has said the Ganesh mandals can celebrate the upcoming festival with enthusiasm but urged them to stay away from high-de

PUNE: From blaring music systems from their speaker-woofer systems to the traditional dhol-tasha troupes, the last day of Ganeshotsav is not for the faint-hearted.

KOLHAPUR: City police are not taking Ganesh mandals' word on curbing noise pollution.

Kolhapur: Activists have demanded better preparation from the administration for the Ganesh immersion immersion rally this year.

You may get to enjoy comparatively lesser noise during the forthcoming festivals.