18 Aug 2014
Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren, noted philosopher Prof Sudharkar Dixit and industrialist R S Rungta were honoured with the title of 'Maha-Nayaak' for their contribution to the society in their respective fields.
02 Jul 2014
Lucknow: 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 organizing the religious event successfully.
02 Jul 2014
Lucknow: In a major embarrassment for the Uttar Pradesh government, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) have punched many holes in the much-hyped 2013 Maha Kumbh in Allahabad.
13 Feb 2013
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna will visit Allahabad on Wednesday to attend a slew of programmes at the Kumbh fair.
20 Jan 2013
The Maha Kumbh Mela, considered the largest public gathering in the world, will be the subject of a case study at Harvard University, which will study the logistics and economics behind it and the "pop-up mega-city" that comes to life in Allahabad during the religious event.
27 Dec 2012
The government on Wednesday decided to allocate 25,800 tonnes of subsidised foodgrains for pilgrims attending Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad next month.
16 Jan 2013
With lakhs of devotees converging at Allahabad for the Maha Kumbh Mela, Railways have added a new initiative on its train enquiry website to help passengers get updated information on trains going to the city.
14 Jan 2013
Over 750 special trains, increasing the number of ticketing, booking and enquiry counters and additional security including CCTV monitoring are among measures undertaken by the Railways for Kumbh Mela beginning in Allahabad from Monday.
21 Dec 2012
In a bid to make available clean and continuous flow of water in river Ganga during the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad next month, the UP government has issued directions for shutting down industrial units that discharge pollutants in the river, officials said on Friday.
02 Jan 2013
Amid the nationwide outrage over the brutal gang rape and death of 23-year-old girl in Delhi, the Maha Kumbh mela administration is ensuring all necessary measures to avert any untoward incidences and to check crime against women devotees.