Kumbh Mela 2019: Heightened security arrangements put in place after intel agencies warn of terror threat
An Ardh Kumbh Mela that is spread on land and river area double the expanse of Maha Kumbh 2013 calls for heightened security measures.
Kumbh Mela 2019: Millions expected to participate in eight-week festival; authorities set up temporary bridges, mass kitchens
Pilgrims from across the world gathered for the Kumbh Mela, a mix of spirituality, politics and tourism that began on Tuesday. Reuters
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The six Islamic State suspects are accused of conspiring to target the Ardh Kumbh Mela at Haridwar and in Delhi.
Suspected ISIS operative Mohsin Ibrahim Sayyed, arrested for allegedly conspiring to carry out a terror strike during the Ardh Kumbh Mela at Haridwar, was today remanded to police custody till 20 February by a Delhi court.
Vigilance has been heightened at the ongoing Ardh Kumbh mela and security beefed up around vital installations in the district after four youths with suspected terror links who were allegedly planning to launch an attack were nabbed,
Delhi was put on high alert and security was stepped up earlier this month after the Special Cell received input about the presence of some Jaish-e-Mohammed key members in the city two days after the attack at Pathankot.