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Allahabad stampede: Uttar Pradesh govt orders judicial probe

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 09:44

A state spokesman said Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had appointed retired Allahabad High Court judge Justice Onkareshwar Bhatt to hold the probe.

Joshi seeks CAG inquiry into expenditure during Maha Kumbh

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 19:16

Murli Manohar Joshi said that a CAG inquiry should be conducted into expenditure made during Maha Kumbh Mela at Allahabad.

Kumbh Mela: Rains force pilgrims to leave before schedule

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 15:10

Heavy rainfall over the last two days has thrown life out of gear at the Maha Kumbh mela.

Special trains to run between Kakinada & Allahabad

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 12:49

Two special trains will run between Kakinada and Allahabad via Nagpur in the coming week to clear extra rush of passengers, an official release said.

Centre had given all help to UP for Kumbh: Jaiswal

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 23:27

Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal urged the state and Union government to work together to avoid any mishap at Kumbh in the future.

RSS questions Azam Khan`s appointment as Kumbh Mela in-charge

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 21:06

Azam Khan, a senior minister in the Akhilesh Yadav-led UP government, was in-charge of the Maha Kumbh.

Crisis of labour hits tanneries following Kumbh ban

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 17:41

Owners of tanneries are now complaining that labourers who have stayed back are demanding exorbitant wages for their services.

Another fire breaks out at Kumbh

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 17:25

The ongoing Maha Kumbh congregation has so far witnessed a number of fire-related incidents which have claimed a total of eight lives.

Allahabad Railway Station stampede: Toll rises to 37

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 15:59

A 65-year-old Kumbh pilgrim who was seriously injured in the stampede at the railway station here, succumbed to injuries after battling for his life close to a week.

Five Kumbh pilgrims killed in mishap in UP

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 12:04

Five pilgrims returning from the Kumbh Mela were killed and eight others injured when a jeep collided with a truck in Jalalpur area, police said on Saturday.

Kumbh: UP govt seeks PM`s intervention against `VI

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 22:27

Uttar Pradesh government shot off a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his intervention to ensure that `Kumbh Mela` is held smoothly.

Senior IPS officer drives to Sangam in car despite HC order

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 18:41

Deputy Inspector General of Police of Lucknow Navneet Sikera, reached Sangam in his car despite High Court ruling that no vehicles be allowed to ply in the Kumbh Mela area on main bathing days.