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Curtain raiser: Sanskriti Kumbh

A sneak peek at the 29-day cultural extravaganza scheduled at the Kumbh Mela this year.

14 Jan 2019 7:25 AM

12 crore devotees expected to visit Kumbh Mela: UP minister

Touted as the biggest cultural and religious event in the world, the Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad).

04 Jan 2019 11:23 AM

What kind of ‘national identity’ does a culturally-pluralistic India have?

Though inseparably associated with the Hindu religion, the coming Kumbh Mela presents India’s cultural pluralism on a huge canvas.

04 Jan 2019 12:08 AM

Kumbh can be a huge learning experience, says Modi

People must come together to make positivity viral: PM Modi.

31 Dec 2018 5:18 AM

Penchant for Portraits

Jaipur-based photographer Rajesh Kumar Soni loves to capture faces with a narrative behind them.

16 Dec 2018 12:15 AM


Over 70 mission heads visit Allahabad to witness Kumbh Mela preparations

Kumbh Mela has been recognised by UNESCO as an "intangible cultural heritage of humanity".

15 Dec 2018 4:42 PM

No weddings in Prayagraj during Kumbh Mela

Those who had made advance payments are in a fix over the diktat.

02 Dec 2018 2:44 AM

PM Modi fumes over poor mobile services in sensitive areas, Kumbh

Highly-placed sources said that the Prime Minister was especially concerned about lack of network and call drops in sensitive border areas

10 Oct 2018 1:21 AM

Kumbh Mela to highlight programmes of BJP govt

CM Yogi Adityanath is turning the Kumbh into a mega event and has said that over 15 crore people will visit the Mela next year.

28 Sep 2018 1:27 AM

Yogi Adityanath in city to promote Kumbh Mela

Adityanath said that people who wanted to divide society were indulging in discrimination.

06 Sep 2018 1:58 AM


Body of Hindu saints will focus on conversions now

BJP president Amit Shah had met saints and seers in Allahabad last week and held meetings with them on various issues.

31 Jul 2018 12:24 AM

Yogi Adityanath plans to send Kumbh invitations to every village

An estimated expenditure of Rs 3000 crore is likely to be made on the event.

20 Jul 2018 12:28 AM

UP minister calls for renaming of Allahabad to Prayag

A decision in this regard could be taken before next year's Kumbh Mela in the holy city.

09 Jul 2018 6:44 PM

Niti Aayog mulls use of AI to manage crowd during Kumbh

Niti Aayog has said that it resulted in achieving 85 per cent accuracy in high crowd activity, crowd size estimation and object detection.

02 Jul 2018 12:16 AM

No doubt, Ayodhya temple will be built when lord Rama wishes: Yogi Adityanath

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath urged Hindu seers to show patience on issue of construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.

25 Jun 2018 8:52 PM


UP govt plans film fest at Kumbh Mela

Uttar Pradesh state government expects around 10 crore visitors at the 2019 Kumbh Mela including the international tourists.

17 Jun 2018 6:53 AM

Allahabad's name likely to be changed to Prayagraj

According to some media reports, the banners for upcoming Kumbh Mela in 2019 mention the name of the city as Prayagraj instead of Allahabad.

24 May 2018 1:46 PM

Dates for Kumbh Mela bath announced

The chief minister, who was in Allahabad on Saturday, also reviewed the preparations for the Kumbh Mela.

21 May 2018 12:47 AM

Amitabh Bachchan to be Kumbh Mela ambassador

The campaign will be run on TV, radio and the social media in a big way.

06 May 2018 4:16 AM

Will fulfil wishes of saints and seers: CM Yogi Adityanath

Earlier, the chief minister offered prayers at the Bade Hanuman temple that has the statue of the God in a reclining position.

20 Jan 2018 2:23 AM