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. The event is very well maintained where the first dive comes from ‘Akhara’ clan and then comes the turn of common people. The crowd is much excited to see the Naga sadhus who are taking the first dive today.

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.

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.

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.

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’.

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’.