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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
Kumbh Mela snippets: How police censored women from clicking Naga sadhus

Feb 12, 2013

Kumbh Mela snippets: How police censored women from clicking Naga sadhus

From political bigwigs like Rajnath Singh to Naga sadhus who gleefully posed for pictures, the Kumbh Mela was as usual a treat for the senses. #NewsTracker #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
Letter to Harvard: Hope your study of Kumbh helps India too

Feb 12, 2013

Letter to Harvard: Hope your study of Kumbh helps India too

G Pramod Kumar, senior editor with Firstpost, shoots a letter to the Harvard University team which was in attendance at the Maha Kumbh this year to study the festival. #JustSaying #Harvard University #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 #Kumbh tragedy
Allahabad stampede: At least 36 dead, many injured

Feb 10, 2013

Allahabad stampede: At least 36 dead, many injured

According to TV reports a stampede at the Allahabad railway station triggered by the collapse of railing of overbridge has led to many people getting injured and over 20 deaths. #BreakingNow #Allahabad #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
Images: BJP chief Rajnath Singh takes time out for a dip at Kumbh Mela

Feb 07, 2013

Images: BJP chief Rajnath Singh takes time out for a dip at Kumbh Mela

Rajnath Singh visited the Maha Kumbh mela in Allahabad. The BJP President took a dig in the Sangam and also met with VHP leaders during his visit. Images of Singh's visit to the Kumbh. #Rajnath Singh #ImagesOfTheDay #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
Why the VHP is unlikely to endorse Narendra Modi for PM's post

Feb 07, 2013

Why the VHP is unlikely to endorse Narendra Modi for PM's post

With Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Dharma Sansad all set to being on Thursday, there has been much speculation on whether it will endorse Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate. Here is why it may not happen. #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Praveen Togadia #VHP #Ashok Singhal #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013
Images: Hundreds of Naga Sadhus celebrate first day of Maha Kumbh

Jan 14, 2013

Images: Hundreds of Naga Sadhus celebrate first day of Maha Kumbh

The Maha Kumbh began this morning with lakhs of devotees as well as ascetics and religious leaders of various orders converging on the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical river Saraswati in Allahabad for a holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. #ImagesOfTheDay #Makar Sankranti #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 #Maha Kumbh Mela
Maha Kumbh mela: Over 1.1 cr devotees expected today

Jan 14, 2013

Maha Kumbh mela: Over 1.1 cr devotees expected today

Maha Kumbh Mela, often described as the "greatest show on earth", is all set to begin today in Allahabad, with millions of people from across the country as well as abroad expected to attend the religious gathering. #NewsTracker #Allahabad #Makar Sankranti #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 #Sangam #Maha Kumbh Mela
Images: Holy men, devotees gather at Allahabad ahead of Maha Kumbh

Jan 11, 2013

Images: Holy men, devotees gather at Allahabad ahead of Maha Kumbh

The Maha Kumbh mela is being held this year in Allahabad at the Sangam, which is the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Here are some images. #ImagesOfTheDay #Maha Kumbh Mela 2013