05 May 2015
Palghar: Maharashtra Minister for tribal welfare Vishnu Sawra said here more than eight crore devotees are likely to visit upcoming Kumbh Mela at Trimbakeshwar in Maharashtra's Nashik district.
05 May 2015
Haridwar: A rift has emerged between sadhus over the proposal to hold 'shahi snan' in the Ardh-Kumbh mela early next year.
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.
07 May 2015
Nashik: Ahead of Kumbh Mela, the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has decided to clean Godavari river by taking a cue from a similar drive to clean Sabarmarti river in Gujarat as its earlier experiments to use robots for unclogging of the water body came unstuck.
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.
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.
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.
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.