Harvard invites Akhilesh after successful Kumbh

After Uttar Pradesh played host to world`s largest religious congregation during Mahakumbh in Allahabad, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav have been invited by the Harvard University to share the story of organising the event.

Maha Kumbh: Lakhs of devotees take holy dip on `Paush Poornima`

Lakhs of devotees on Sunday took a holy dip at the Sangam on the auspicious occasion of `Paush Poornima` during the ongoing Maha Kumbh.

Anand Bhawan to remain open till Kumbh is over

In view of the massive influx of visitors from outside the city during the ongoing Maha Kumbh, the historic Anand Bhawan, a major tourist attraction here, will remain open on all days including public holidays.

Seers to chalk out strategy on building Ayodhya’s Ram temple next month

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has convened a meeting of seers at Prayag in Uttar Pradesh on February 7 to discuss strategy for constructing a Ram temple at Ayodhya.

No fund shortage to hold Mahakumbh in Allahabad: UP govt

Uttar Pradesh government promised that there would be no dearth of funds in organising Mahakumbh in Allahabad early next year.

Seer denies involvement in stampede

A seer, whose car was allegedly
driven to a gathering of devotees triggering a stampede, told
investigators that the vehicle he had travelled was not
involved in the incident during the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar.

Seven lakh take dip on last `snan` of Mahakumbh

About seven lakh pilgrims on Wednesday took a
holy dip in the river Ganga on the last major `snan` (bath)
during the ongoing Mahakumbh.

BJP asks centre to lobby for Nobel prize for Mahakumbh

The ruling BJP in Uttarakhand has asked the Centre to launch a vigorous campaign for Nobel Peace prize to be given to the Mahakumbh Mela this year, a demand ridiculed by the Congress.

Kumbh mela deserves a Nobel: Uttarakhand CM

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh
Pokhriyal Nishank today said the Mahakumbh mela deserves a
Nobel prize for being the world`s largest religious gathering.

1.6 cr take dip in Ganga at Mahakumbh

Nearly 1.6 cr pilgrims took a dip in the Ganga as 7 pilgrims were killed in a stampede on Wednesday.

Uttarakhand CM reviews arrangements for last royal bath

Ahead of the last royal bath at
the ongoing Mahakumbh mela in Haridwar, Uttarakhand Chief
Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank reviewed the facilities and
asked officials to make proper arrangements for the pilgrims.

25 lakh sadhus, pilgrims take dip on day of 3rd royal bath

Nearly 25 lakh pilgrims, including
several sadhus, today took a holy dip in the river Ganga on
the occasion of third royal bath of the ongoing Mahakumbh
here today.

Kumbh largest saint-expo on Earth: Sri Sri Ravishankar

Sri Sri Ravishankar, not your everyday Godman, shares wisdom in his typical style on the Mahakumbh with Zeenews.com.

60L take dip in Ganges on Somvati Amavasya

Nearly 60L pilgrims took a holy dip in river Ganges on the occasion of Somvati Amavasya.

PM asks ministers to avoid visiting Kumbh

The Centre has asked Union
Ministers to avoid visiting Haridwar on the Mukhya Snaan days
during the ongoing Maha Kumbh Mela following a request from
Uttarakhand government.

Top seer writes to CM; claims mismanagement at Mahakumbh

A top seer has written a letter to
the Uttarakhand Chief Minister alleging that the sadhus
attending Mahakumbh were being charged money for water,
electricity and land facilities.

Akhara Parishad upset with Swami Yatindranand`s announcement

Upset over Mahamandaleshwar of
Joona Akhara Swami Yatindranand`s announcement to lead Dalits
to Ganga for royal bath during Mahakumbh, Akhara Parishad
on Tuesday advised him not to play politics.

A dip into peace, contentment, say bathers at Mahakumbh

Deep, unquestionable faith. That’s what millions of bathers at the first ritual bath of the Mahakumbh Mela in Haridwar shared as they carried forward a centuries-old Indian tradition by taking a holy dip in the Ganges river.


The ongoing Maha Kumbh Mela in Haridwar brings a number of Naga Sadus and various other sages practicing certain values performing various rituals, staying and accommodating themselves in different camps or Akhadas.

Peaceful conduct of Mahakumbh is priority: Nishank

With crores of people expected to throng Uttarakhand for the Mahakumbh Mela that starts 14 January, the state government said peaceful conduct of the religious congregation was its top-most priority.