28 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed the Election Commission's show cause notice to ex-Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan asking him why he should not be disqualified for failing to give his true and correct expenses incurred in 2009 Assembly polls.
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.
24 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Under fire for a party MP allegedly forcing a fasting Muslim staffer to eat, Shiv Sena on Thursday said it was a ‘protest against mismanagement’ at Maharashtra Sadan adding that that the entire issue was painted with a communal hues only to derive ‘political mileage’ and to ‘malign’ party's image.
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.