kumbh mela

Yogi Adityanath visits Gorakhnath temple, offers prayers

Yogi Adityanath visits Gorakhnath temple, offers prayers

The Chief Minister visited the Gorakhpur temple, where he is also the head priest, and offered his prayers. 

 

Jan 02, 2018, 08:14 AM IST
UNESCO recognises Kumbh Mela as India's cultural heritage

UNESCO recognises Kumbh Mela as India's cultural heritage

India's Kumbh Mela has been recognised by UNESCO as an "intangible cultural heritage of humanity", a tweet posted on Thursday by the international organisation said.

Dec 07, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
Islamic State warns of Las Vegas-like attack on Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram in new audio

Islamic State warns of Las Vegas-like attack on Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram in new audio

The Islamic State (IS) has warned to carry out lone-wolf terror attack across India in the days to come.

Nov 15, 2017, 07:54 AM IST

Allahabad, Varanasi to be linked by waterway by 2019: Nitin Gadkari

"To make the next Kumbh successful, we would do everything possible as far as the road and waterways transport sectors are concerned," Nitin Gadkari said.

Jun 12, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Chicago Cubs World Series victory celebration beats Hajj pilgrimage as one of the largest ever gatherings in human history — WATCH

Chicago Cubs World Series victory celebration beats Hajj pilgrimage as one of the largest ever gatherings in human history — WATCH

An estimated 5 million peopled showed up to the Chicago Cubs Parade and Rally.

Nov 06, 2016, 19:59 PM IST

Kumbh mela ends; Maharashtra CM Fadnavis, Amit Shah attend concluding event

The Kumbh flag was brought down to mark the end of the year-long Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Nashik in the presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and BJP president Amit Shah.

Aug 12, 2016, 11:36 AM IST
Simhasth Kumbh Mela in Ujjain: Where traditions remain unchanged

Simhasth Kumbh Mela in Ujjain: Where traditions remain unchanged

Irrespective of age, many throng Ujjain to keep alive the tradition of bathing in the holy Shipra during Kumbh Mela, which is to end on May 21.

May 20, 2016, 13:40 PM IST
Lets look within and see how we can grow ourselves: PM Modi at Vaichaarik Mahakumbh

Lets look within and see how we can grow ourselves: PM Modi at Vaichaarik Mahakumbh

The PM was accompanied by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra at the event. 

May 14, 2016, 12:52 PM IST
Amit Shah takes holy dip alongside Dalit sadhus at Kumbh

Amit Shah takes holy dip alongside Dalit sadhus at Kumbh

BJP president Amit Shah also had a 'Samrasta Bhoj' (social harmony feast) with Dalit sadhus.

May 11, 2016, 14:48 PM IST
Amit Shah to take dip with Dalit sadhus at Kumbh today

Amit Shah to take dip with Dalit sadhus at Kumbh today

BJP national president Amit Shah will go ahead with his plan to take a holy dip, named 'Samrasta Snan' (social harmony bath), with Dalit sadhus in the Shipra river on Wednesday during the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Ujjain despite reservations from some quarters.

May 11, 2016, 08:57 AM IST
PM Modi expresses anguish over loss of lives at Kumbh Mela

PM Modi expresses anguish over loss of lives at Kumbh Mela

The rain made large parts of the Mela ground slushy, making the rescue operation difficult.

May 05, 2016, 21:56 PM IST
WATCH: When sadhus thrashed policemen during Kumbh Mela in Ujjain - Know why clash broke out

WATCH: When sadhus thrashed policemen during Kumbh Mela in Ujjain - Know why clash broke out

It was a rare scene as sadhus atttacked police officials during Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain.

Apr 25, 2016, 14:40 PM IST
Simhastha Kumbh Mela: Nirmohi Akhara boycotts shahi snan as Juna Akhara takes holy dip first

Simhastha Kumbh Mela: Nirmohi Akhara boycotts shahi snan as Juna Akhara takes holy dip first

Lakhs are thronging Ujjain to attend the auspicious Simhastha 2016 – a month long congregation of Hindus. Several seers and 13 Akharas have queued up to take holy dip in the sacred water of river Kshipra.

Apr 22, 2016, 21:22 PM IST
Simhastha Kumbh Mela begins in Ujjain: All that you should know

Simhastha Kumbh Mela begins in Ujjain: All that you should know

The much-awaited Simhastha Kumbh Mela began in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, on Friday.

Apr 22, 2016, 09:29 AM IST
Simhastha Kumbh Mela begins in Ujjain - SEE PICS

Simhastha Kumbh Mela begins in Ujjain - SEE PICS

Kumbh Mela, the biggest religious congregation of Hindus, is expected to attract over five crore pilgrims, including seers, over the next few weeks.

Apr 22, 2016, 09:16 AM IST
Kumbh Mela begins in Ujjain

Kumbh Mela begins in Ujjain

 The month-long Simhastha (Kumbh) mela, largest congregation of Hindus began here early today with the arrival of Juna Akhara for the royal bath on the banks of Kshipra river for the holy dip.

Apr 22, 2016, 07:54 AM IST
Kumbh Mela begins in Ujjain on Friday; over five crore people to visit 'Green Simhastha'

Kumbh Mela begins in Ujjain on Friday; over five crore people to visit 'Green Simhastha'

Ujjain is geared up to host Kumbh Mela, the biggest religious congregation of Hindus, from Friday during which over five crore people including seers are expected to visit the holy city, with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan saying it will be a "Green Simhastha".

Apr 22, 2016, 00:03 AM IST
Kumbh Mela in Ujjain: From erecting 131-foot high trident to 97 lakh kg of marigold flowers...

Kumbh Mela in Ujjain: From erecting 131-foot high trident to 97 lakh kg of marigold flowers...

The Simhasth Kumbh pilgrimage will be held from April 22 to May 21 on the banks of Kshipra river in Ujjain. 

Apr 20, 2016, 08:56 AM IST
Planning a trip to Ujjain during the Simhastha Festival – All you need to know

Planning a trip to Ujjain during the Simhastha Festival – All you need to know

Here’s a video published by the Madhya Pradesh tourism that tells us more about the Simhastha Festival.

Feb 18, 2016, 10:41 AM IST
Ardh Kumbh Mela in Haridwar: Things you need to know

Ardh Kumbh Mela in Haridwar: Things you need to know

The Kumbhamela is held once in 12 years whereas the Ardhakumbha or Half Kumbha Kumbh Mela is held every sixth year at Haridwar and Allahabad.

Jan 18, 2016, 10:13 AM IST