Kumbh

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BJP's poll campaign began with Kumbh. Will it get results?

20 Mar 2019

BJP's poll campaign began with Kumbh. Will it get results?

Uttar Pradesh holds high importance for BJP. Banking on the Ram Janmbhoomi emotions and the sensitive Ayodhya issue, the party rose to national prominence in the late 80s and early 90s.

Weeks after appointment, Priyanka gets into campaign-mode with boat ride

17 Mar 2019

Weeks after appointment, Priyanka gets into campaign-mode with boat ride

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the in-charge of Congress for UP East, will take a boat ride from Prayagraj on Monday, the party has confirmed.

PM Modi takes dip at Kumbh; washes sanitation workers' feet

24 Feb 2019

PM Modi takes dip at Kumbh; washes sanitation workers' feet

After launching the Rs. 75,000cr PM-KISAN scheme in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, PM Modi, on Sunday afternoon, headed to Prayagraj and took a holy dip in the river Ganges and offered his prayers at the Sangam during the ongoing Kumbh Mela

'World's largest seed' becomes center of attraction at Kumbh Mela

10 Feb 2019

'World's largest seed' becomes center of attraction at Kumbh Mela

An exhibition by the Ministry of Environment, which among other things displays a double coconut palm seed weighing a whopping 30 kg, is attracting eyeballs at the Kumbh Mela, the largest congregation in the world.

The unique 'Ram Naam Bank' at Kumbh Mela goes digital

10 Feb 2019

The unique 'Ram Naam Bank' at Kumbh Mela goes digital

Embarking on a digital journey during the ongoing Kumbh, the 'Ram Naam Bank', where devotees deposit booklets after writing the name of Lord Ram, has now made its presence on the digital platform.

Bihar: Modi 'bhakt' arrested for derogatory post on Priyanka Gandhi

04 Feb 2019

Bihar: Modi 'bhakt' arrested for derogatory post on Priyanka Gandhi

The Bihar police said on Monday that they have arrested a man who posted an obscene tweet featuring a morphed picture of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress' national secretary for UP East.

10,000 people, including engineers, board toppers becoming Naga sadhus

04 Feb 2019

10,000 people, including engineers, board toppers becoming Naga sadhus

Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, regarded as one of the biggest gatherings of the world, also witnesses the conversion of many young adults into Naga sadhus, to achieve spirituality.

In a first, Adityanath's cabinet to meet at Kumbh Mela

29 Jan 2019

In a first, Adityanath's cabinet to meet at Kumbh Mela

For the first time after being made the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath will chair a cabinet meeting outside the state capital Lucknow.

Meet Australian Baba, the atheist-turned-ascetic, who has become Kumbh's attraction

19 Jan 2019

Meet Australian Baba, the atheist-turned-ascetic, who has become Kumbh's attraction

At Kumbh 2019, which is underway in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, a unique baba has hogged the limelight. He is not like other seers, but has plenty of Kumbh experience.

'Kumbh Mela' begins amid tight security to ensure incident-free event

15 Jan 2019

'Kumbh Mela' begins amid tight security to ensure incident-free event

Blending traditions with modern-police techniques, the Uttar Pradesh police is all geared up for an incident-free Kumbh, the largest congregation in the world, which begins today at Prayagraj.

#KumbhMela: Authorities to adopt AI for smooth crowd management

08 Jan 2019

#KumbhMela: Authorities to adopt AI for smooth crowd management

In a first, Kumbh Mela- the largest religious gathering on earth- will witness the use of artificial intelligence for better crowd management this year.

#Kumbh2019: Jobs which will be generated by Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

08 Jan 2019

#Kumbh2019: Jobs which will be generated by Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. The Ardh Kumbh Mela or Kumbh 2019, to be held in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj (Allahabad), is expected to be much bigger this year.

New 'Kumbh JioPhone' for pilgrims: Here's all about it

08 Jan 2019

New 'Kumbh JioPhone' for pilgrims: Here's all about it

JioPhone in getting a special avatar, one designed specifically for pilgrims attending the Ardh Kumbh festival in Prayagraj.