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Reclaiming lost glory

From pariah to demi-god: transgender leader a star at the Kumbh Mela.

21 Jan 2019 9:00 PM

Meet the 'Machaan wale baba' at Kumbh

Another popular ascetic at the Kumbh, like the 'Australian baba', Sharabhang Giri, adding to the buzz of the congregation.

21 Jan 2019 1:47 PM

‘Kumbh to generate Rs 1.2 lakh crore revenue’, says industry body CII

UP govt has allocated Rs 4,200 crore for 50-day Kumbh Mela this time, which is over thrice the budget of Maha Kumbh in 2013.

20 Jan 2019 3:28 PM

The trendy Australian ascetic at Kumbh

Australian baba, Sharabhang Giri, has become the centre of attraction in this year's Kumbh Mela

18 Jan 2019 5:37 PM

In a first, transgenders take holy dip at Kumbh Mela

On Tuesday, dozens of transgenders splashed in sacred waters of Ganges and Yamuna alongside revered Hindu ascetics at Kumbh Mela.

16 Jan 2019 1:40 PM


Over 100 mn gather for Kumbh mela, devotees to take holy dip today

The Mela, which runs until March 4, was recognised as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO in 2017.

15 Jan 2019 8:54 AM

Airtel to deploy pre-5G mobile network tech for Kumbh this week

The telecom firm also announced initiatives to offer a digital Kumbh Mela 2019 experience to its customers.

14 Jan 2019 5:59 PM

Fire breaks out at camp at Kumbh Mela premises in Prayagraj

Multiple tents were engulfed in the fire which erupted after a cylinder exploded in a tent at camp of Digambar Akhada.

14 Jan 2019 1:26 PM

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