JKLF chairman Yasin Malik, 12 supporters detained

JKLF chairman Yasin Malik and his 12 supporters were detained on Tuesday at Sangam on Jammu-Srinagar National highway when they was heading to earthquake-hit Doda region to distribute relief material, police sources said.

Rains, spate in Ganga send Kumbh officials into a tizzy

After incessant rains that turned the Kumbh mela site into a swamp, rising waters of the Ganga and Yaumna rivers here have added to the problems of the mela officials.

Senior IPS officer drives to Sangam in car despite HC order

Deputy Inspector General of Police of Lucknow Navneet Sikera, reached Sangam in his car despite High Court ruling that no vehicles be allowed to ply in the Kumbh Mela area on main bathing days.

Devotees throng to take holy dip in `sangam`

Braving chilly weather, lakhs of devotees thronged the confluence of Ganga,
Yamuna and mythical river Saraswati here on `Mauni Amavasya`.

Thousands take Basant Panchami dip in Sangam

A sea of devotees converged on the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganga, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to take a holy dip and offer prayers in this pilgrim town on the occasion of Basant Panchami on Tuesday.

Sea of pilgrims throng Sangam as Magh Mela begins

A sea of pilgrims and devotees thronged the Sangam here to take a holy dip on the first day of the annual Hindu festival of Magh Mela that started Thursday amid heavy security, officials said.