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CAG punches holes in UP govt's Maha Kumbh expenditure

Jul 02, 2014

CAG punches holes in UP govt's Maha Kumbh expenditure

In a major embarrassment for the Uttar Pradesh government, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has punched many holes in the much-hyped 2013 Maha Kumbh in Allahabad. #Uttar Pradesh #India #CAG #NewsTracker #Ganga #Maha Kumbh
Akhilesh visits Harvard to deliver lecture on organising Kumbh Mela

Apr 24, 2013

Akhilesh visits Harvard to deliver lecture on organising Kumbh Mela

Akhilesh Yadav is the first chief minister of Uttar Pradesh to get the Harvard invite. #United States #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Harvard University #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
Lakhs of devotees take dip to mark start of Shivaratri, end of Kumbh

Mar 10, 2013

Lakhs of devotees take dip to mark start of Shivaratri, end of Kumbh

Lakhs of devotees on Sunday thronged the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati for a holy dip on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivaratri, bringing the Maha Kumbh to a close. #NewsTracker #Ganga #Maha Shivaratri #Maha Kumbh
Army troops plug Ganga breach in Kumbh, averting disaster

Feb 19, 2013

Army troops plug Ganga breach in Kumbh, averting disaster

A breach in an embankment along the Ganga caused by recent heavy rainfall which threatened to inundate a large area and affect Maha Kumbh pilgrims in Allahabad, was on Tuesday plugged by a 60-member team of Army's Red Eagle Division. #NewsTracker #Allahabad #Maha Kumbh #Red Eagle Division #9 Engineers Regiment
Images: How sadhus become Naga sadhus at the Maha Kumbh

Feb 18, 2013

Images: How sadhus become Naga sadhus at the Maha Kumbh

How do men become Naga sadhus, considered among the most unique holy men seen at the Maha Kumbh? Here are photographs of men who have chosen to join the ranks of the holy men. #ImagesOfTheDay #Allahabad #sadhus #Maha Kumbh Mela #Naga sadhu

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Maha Kumbh Mela: Not just about religion, it's about poverty too

Feb 13, 2013

Maha Kumbh Mela: Not just about religion, it's about poverty too

The Maha Kumbh mela is the largest congregation of people in the world. No matter what the news reports say or what visuals you might have seen, nothing can prepare you for the sight as you first come across the grounds. #OnOurMind #Allahabad #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 #Maha Kumbh Mela