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Dahi handi

Dahi Handi organisers in Mumbai cancel celebrations due to COVID-19

Organisers are deterred by the continuing spread of the pandemic

27 Jun 2020 7:45 AM

Govinda paralysed from waist down after pyramid mishap

Sawant was diagnosed with loss of sensation in his limbs. His family later shifted him to another private hospital.

26 Aug 2019 2:49 AM

119 injured in Dahi Handi revelry

The celebrations were also subdued as many organisers decided to contribute large amounts to flood-affected.

25 Aug 2019 3:44 AM

Security beefed up in Mumbai for Dahi Handi

The police has appealed to citizens to register complaints on Twitter, emergency number and via SMS.

24 Aug 2019 2:06 AM

One dead, 150 injured in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai, Thane

The festival which marks birth of Lord Krishna, was celebrated across Mumbai, including areas like Ghatkopar, Dadar, Lalbaug and Bhandup.

04 Sep 2018 12:52 PM


Govt’s ‘handi of sins’ full to brim: Ashok Chavan

The Cong protest is part of the first phase of its Jan Sangharsh Yatra.

04 Sep 2018 2:27 AM

Govindas adhere to safety guidelines

NCP’s Sachin Ahir and Shiv Sena’s Pratap Sarnaik, among others, organised popular events in different parts of the city.

04 Sep 2018 1:39 AM

1 dead, 150 injured despite security

70 are still admitted to hospitals.

04 Sep 2018 1:37 AM

Mumbai’s gopikas get the handi

For the first time, the city’s women participated in a large-scale dahi handi competition.

02 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

Only single case of noise pollution reported in 2017

33-year-old Bunty Mahadik was arrested for playing music on the loudspeaker post 10 pm.

17 Aug 2017 2:03 AM


Govindas break bones as well as handis this year

Despite HC order on safety, 117 end up with fractures.

17 Aug 2017 2:01 AM

Jai Jawan’s 9-level pyramid in 63 secs likely to set Guinness World Record

On their side, the organisers claimed to have followed all guidelines laid down by the Bombay high court.

16 Aug 2017 2:54 AM

Celebrities spotted enjoying festivities

Bollywood A-listers such as Jeetendra, Arjun Rampal and Neha Dhupia were seen attending various dahi handi events and entertaining crowds.

16 Aug 2017 2:50 AM

30-year-old electrocuted by loose wire, 117 injured

The Navi Mumbai police said a case would be filed against the organisers for negligence.

16 Aug 2017 2:47 AM

Women scale eight tiers high to break Dadar Dahi Handi

Removal of the height restriction made it possible for them to achieve this feat.

16 Aug 2017 2:44 AM


Govindas keep it low this year

GST, demonetisation hampers festivities, claim mandal organisers.

16 Aug 2017 2:40 AM

2 dead, 117 injured in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai

Rohan Kini from Kashipada village in Palghar was rushed to privately-run Philia hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

16 Aug 2017 2:28 AM

45 persons injured during Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai

As many as 45 govindas were injured in Mumbai till five in the evening, according to the civic officials.

15 Aug 2017 8:43 PM

GST, demonetisation keep Dahi Handi sponsors away

The Bombay high court on August 7 lifted a 20-feet height limit on human pyramids.

15 Aug 2017 2:11 AM

Govindas look to form over 32 feet, seven-level pyramids

Before the ban, these young kids were the ones who stood at the top of the pyramids to break the ‘handi’ or pot due to their light weight.

14 Aug 2017 1:32 AM