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

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

Maha Kumbh: Factional feud among akharas

Factional feud among the orders of ascetics has come to the fore at the ongoing Maha Kumbh congregation with one of the "akharas" threatening to boycott the upcoming "Shahi Snan".

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.

People allowed only till 10 am on second `Shahi Snan`

Har ki pauri and bramhakund would be open for public only till 10 am on the second `shahi snan` (royal bath) on March 15 during the ongoing Mahakumbh.

400 `Jal Police` to be deployed during Royal Bath in Haridwar

About 400 `Jal Police` personnel will be deployed at the different ghats along the Ganga in Haridwar during the second `Shahi Snan` (Royal Bath) on March 15.

Over 50L take `Shahi snan` at Maha Kumbh

In the biggest festival on Earth, over 50 lakh devotees took a holy dip in the
Ganga.

Thousands of Naga sadhus take dip during Kumbh `shahi snan`

Thousands of ash-smeared Naga sadhus, displaying their traditional weapons, today marched through this holy town before taking a dip in the Ganga on the occasion of the first `shahi snan` of the Kumbh on Mahashivratri.