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Kumbh Mela

Book Excerpt | Some seek song, others salvation, still others wealth at Kumbh

Excerpt from In Search of the Pitcher of Nectar By Samaresh Basu

11 Sep 2022 1:35 AM

Non-bailable warrants against three in fake Covid testing scam during Kumbh

The NBWs against the three main accused in the case were issued on Saturday

30 Aug 2021 1:49 PM

Tirath Singh Rawat quits as Uttarakhand CM

The BJP legislature party is due to meet in the state capital on Saturday to choose his successor

03 Jul 2021 1:21 AM

Aakar Patel | Constitution is just forgotten: No ‘fraternity’ exists in India!

We have lost our empathy for those who are unlike us and we do not even recognise that we have lost it

04 May 2021 12:00 AM

Shashi Warrier | The mushroom business

Blind faith leaves you unaware of its ill effects. There’s a profit to be made out of that faith

02 May 2021 12:00 AM


Sucheta Dasgupta | Hope in the time of sorrow and C-virus

Despite its no-pussyfooting bravado and stupendous majority, the govt did not declare a lockdown on Holi. The Kumbh continued uninterrupted

25 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Shobhaa De | Kal Ho Na Ho: Inept govt messes up war on Covid

Dealing with Covid is a lot easier than dealing with our callous netas

17 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Karan Thapar | Covid: Who’ll pay price for irresponsible netas?

The political rallies and religious snans could easily become super-spreader events. Some perhaps already have

16 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

A river runs through it

The 90-minute dance drama traces the Ganga’s journey from its mythological origin till date.

07 Mar 2019 12:43 AM

A novel release for Brahmastra logo

Karan Johar had earlier revealed that Brahmastra will be a trilogy and that they were shooting for the first part at that point.

06 Mar 2019 12:23 AM


Sangam set to witness last dip of Kumbh Mela today

Around one crore devotees and pilgrims from different walks of life are expected to take a dip in Sangam on the occasion of Mahashivratri.

04 Mar 2019 3:29 AM

Watch: Modi takes holy dip at 'Kumbh Mela', honours sanitation workers

Earlier in Gorakhpur, Modi launched the PM-KISAN, the scheme announced in the interim budget 2019-20.

24 Feb 2019 5:12 PM

Pakistan parliamentarian meets PM Modi, EAM Sushma Swaraj

Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, a Hindu parliamentarian from Pakistan, met PM Narendra Modi and EAM Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of an event here.

24 Feb 2019 12:23 PM

Kumbh at its best

Millions take the holy plunge and participate in India's Hindu mega festival's high point.

05 Feb 2019 9:17 PM

Ganga-jamuni tehzeeb in full display at Kumbh mela

Tashreeful Haque, a 32-year-old two-wheeler mechanic, wore a broad smile as he handed over a glass of sharbat to Kumbh visitors.

05 Feb 2019 2:15 AM


Nalin Kohli slams Shashi Tharoor for jibe at UP CM's holy dip in Sangam

This comes after Shashi Tharoor’s controversial tweet on Monday regarding UP CM Adityanath’s holy dip in Sangam.

30 Jan 2019 1:35 PM

Priyanka Gandhi may begin formal role after dip at Kumbh

February 4 will be Mauni Amavasya, a day ear marked for the second Shahi Snan at the mela in Prayagraj.

27 Jan 2019 1:43 AM

Transgenders offer prayers at Kumbh wishing for early construction of Ram temple

Members of the group took a ritualistic dip in sacred waters, considered a confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers.

23 Jan 2019 12:08 PM

Kumbh 2019: NGO treats people with physical deformities for free

Narayan Seva Sansthan is operating its camp in sector 14 of the Kumbh Mela to treat people with physical issues by birth.

22 Jan 2019 12:47 PM

Truly, a great experience

People from all over the country head to the Kumbh Mela to take a holy dip in the sacred river.

22 Jan 2019 12:29 AM