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PM condoles loss of lives in Allahabad Railway Station stampede

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 22:50

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday night condoled the loss of lives in a stampede at Allahabad Railway Station and assured financial assistance to the families of those killed and to the injured.

Allahabad Railway Station stampede: 20 dead, UP govt orders probe

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 21:56

More than 20 people are dead and scores of others injured in a stampede at Allahabad railway station on Sunday. Officials, however, are yet to confirm the death toll.

Those questioning timing of execution are `frustrated`: Jaiswal

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 17:35

Hitting out at the opposition, Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Sunday said those questioning the timing of execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru were "frustrated".

Confusion over Sonia`s visit to Maha Kumbh

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 16:19

An Uttar Pradesh Congress leader today said UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi`s proposed visit to Maha Kumbh was cancelled due to lack of security arrangements while another claimed she was expected to participate in the congregation around February 15.

Rumours send officials into tizzy at Maha Kumbh

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 14:00

Officials at the Maha Kumbh mela premises had a tough time Sunday as they found themselves caught between devotees and rumour mills on Mauni Amavasya.

‘Ek Thi Daayan’: Maha Kumbh visit to seek blessings, says Ekta Kapoor

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 12:35

Ekta Kapoor, who took the holy dip at the ongoing Maha Kumbh mela in Allahabad yesterday, says she was there not to promote her upcoming venture `Ek Thi Daayan` but to seek blessings for the film.

Security at Kumbh tightened after Afzal Guru’s hanging

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 13:12

Security at the Kumbh Mela, where millions of Hindus and others have congregated, was further tightened as Afzal Guru, was hanged at the Tihar Jail in New Delhi.

Anurag Kashyap looks to shoot at Maha Kumbh

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 11:53

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is seeking for permission to shoot for his film at the ongoing Maha Kumbh in Allahabad.

VHP demands sacking of Shinde, death penalty for rapists

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 00:40

VHP passed a number of resolutions at the Maha Kumbh here today, demanding sacking of Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for his `Hindu terror` remarks and sought death penalty for rapists.

Happy that Rajnath visited Kumbh: Alvi

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 19:57

"It is the easiest way to wash their sins."

Will VHP endorse Narendra Modi as PM candidate?

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 10:00

Although senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal has openly backed Narendra Modi as BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, the jury is still out on whether the VHP will formally name the Gujarat Chief Minister as its choice for 2014.

Modi would be stopped if he talks politics at Mahakumbh: SP

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 15:11

On a day when the top brass of the VHP, RSS and BJP are scheduled to meet at the Maha Kumbh to deliberate on Hindutva, the Samajwadi Party issued a strong warning to the BJP to not use the Maha Kumbh for politics.