Maha Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela: Thousands take holy dip during first 'Shahi Snan'

Lakhs of people are diving in the Godavari River on the auspicious day of Purnima.

Aug 29, 2015, 16:15 PM IST
Kumbh Mela better organised than FIFA World Cup: Harvard

Kumbh Mela better organised than FIFA World Cup: Harvard

The Maha Kumbh Mela held at Allahabad in 2013 was better organised than FIFA World Cup in Brazil? Yes, says a group of researchers from the prestigious Harvard University.

Aug 21, 2015, 11:03 AM IST

CAG report on Maha Kumbh exposes SP govt`s claim: BJP

Attacking the Uttar Pradesh government over CAG report on Maha Kumbh Mela, BJP on Wednesday said the shortcomings pointed out by the auditor has "exposed" the dispensation which had "patted its back" for organising the religious event successfully.

Jul 02, 2014, 18:20 PM IST

Stampede occurred due to heavy rush: UP minister

UP Panchayti Raj Minister Balram Yadav on Monday said the stampede at the Allahabad railway station took place due to ‘heavy and unmanageable’ rush of devotees who were returning home after taking holy dip at Kumbh.

Feb 11, 2013, 16:40 PM IST

Ekta Kapoor taking part in `Daayan Mukti Yagna` at Maha Kumbh

Bollywood filmmaker Ekta Kapoor is gearing up for a Daayan Mukhti Yagna to be performed at the Maha Kumbh Mela along with the cast of her upcoming film ‘Ek Thi Dayan’.

Feb 05, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

Poonam Pandey visits `Maha Kumbh` in Allahabad

Poonam Pandey recently visited the ongoing Mahakumbh in Allahabad to get blessings for her upcoming Bollywood debut film ‘Nasha’.

Jan 18, 2013, 17:01 PM IST