Ardh Kumbh

Oppn has no knowledge of Indian traditions: Yogi Adityanath on criticism over renaming Ardh Kumbh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has attacked his rivals for criticising the government for renaming this year's Ardh Kumbh as Kumbh, saying the opposition does not have an "iota of knowledge" about Indian traditions.

Mar 18, 2019, 17:26 PM IST

At Rs 4,200 crore, this year's Kumbh Mela costliest ever

The Kumbh Mela area this year has been doubled as compared to the previous years.

Jan 16, 2019, 06:48 AM IST

Kumbh Mela 2019 begins with Shahi Snan by akhadas amid unprecedented security

Sadhus, sages and devotees took a dip in the Triveni Sangam – the confluence of three rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati – to cleanse their sins.

Jan 15, 2019, 06:26 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Railways likely to begin the commercial run of T-18 ahead of Kumbh Mela

The Railways is likely to begin the commercial run of the much awaited Train 18 between Delhi and Varanasi next week, just ahead of the Kumbh Mela. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 03, 2019, 08:54 AM IST

Islamic State terrorists planned to carry out attacks during Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar?

It's a major revelation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with terrorist activities in India.

Jul 19, 2016, 08:49 AM IST

ISIS suspects used chat apps to learn bomb-making techniques from Syria-based operatives: NIA

Six suspected ISIS operatives were allegedly conspiring to carry out terror activities in national capital and adjoining regions, the NIA today told a special court.

Jul 18, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

Four suspected terrorists arrested in Haridwar

Delhi Police has arrested four suspected terrorists -- reportedly linked with the Islamic State terror outfit -- from Haridwar in Uttarakhand for plotting attacks in the capital and nearby areas.

Jan 20, 2016, 22:47 PM IST

Ardh Kumbh: 'Golden Baba' shines bright, wears gold worth Rs 3 cr!

The festive spirit of the very pious Ardh Kumbh Mela has started, making way for many sadhus and babas to take a holy dip in river Ganga. However, what caught everyone's attention this time is not just the number of devotees and sadhus who throng the holy city of Haridwar during the 'snan' dates but also somebody called 'Golden Baba'.

Jan 18, 2016, 10:10 AM IST

Ardh Kumbh Mela 2016: In Pics

The Ardh Kumbh Mela began at Har ki Pauri ghat in Haridwar on Tuesday. At least 1 million devotees are expected to take bath in the holy river this year.

Jan 14, 2016, 16:21 PM IST

Three held with smack worth Rs 2 cr at Maha Kumbh

Three drug peddlers were arrested with 2kg smack worth Rs 2 crore while trying to smuggle where millions of pilgrims, tourists and ascetics are camping for Maha Kumbh congregation, police said.

Jan 21, 2013, 18:14 PM IST