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.
12 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government is considering Maharashtra's proposal to provide funds for taking up various works for Simhashtha Kumbh Mela to be held from July 2015 to August 2016, Parliament was informed on Friday.
10 Mar 2015
New Delhi: BJP today announced the name of the party's Dalit leader Amar Shankar Sable as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha by-election in Maharashtra.
29 Jan 2015
Shirdi: The Saibaba trust has sent a proposal to Maharashtra government for developmental projects worth Rs 1,200 crore in Shirdi for the Nashik Kumbh mela and Saibaba's 'samadhi' centenary celebration, Maharashtra Minister of State for Home Ram Shinde has said.
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.
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.
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.