17 Nov 2014
Lucknow: The state Congress on Monday alleged that Sulabh International organisation constructed a "poor quality" toilet on the banks of Ganga during Kumbh Mela at the cost of Rs 9.5 lakh.
22 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Stepping up its attack on the Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government for winning the trust vote in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly in a "controversial" manner, opposition Congress said it would "expose and depose the illegal regime."
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.
25 Jan 2013
A committee of saints has given clean chit to controversial seer 'Radhe Maa' paving way for her participation in the ongoing Maha Kumbh.