March 27, 2022 9:37 am
The trust founded by 63 year old Muktanandji Bapu in 1989 runs 22 different institutes associated with philanthropic activities in education, health, agriculture sectors, rural development and other social services across Junagadh, Kutch and Amreli districts.
September 04, 2021 9:37 am
Former Supreme Court judge, Justice Kurian Joseph, has written to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to “immediately permit worship and services in religious places in Delhi, respecting Covid-19 protocols”.
August 27, 2021 8:56 am
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami ordered their suspension and disciplinary action after an inquiry found them involved in a nexus with firms engaged in fake rapid antigen tests during Kumbh.
August 22, 2021 1:30 am
Auditor highlighted issues of waste disposal and crowd monitoring during 2019 event.
July 07, 2021 7:43 am
On Tuesday, the state’s police authorities appealed to officers of neighbouring states to ask devotees not to come to Haridwar this month for the annual pilgrimage to collect water from the Ganga. The Yatra was not held last year due to Covid restrictions.
June 29, 2021 7:06 am
The court took note of experts’ opinion that the “ill-decision” of holding the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar in April was one of the contributory factors for the steep rise of the Covid second wave.
June 20, 2021 5:05 am
Trivendra said that since senior officers will conduct the probe, people may have doubts over its transparency.
June 18, 2021 7:19 am
At least 24 private labs were roped in —14 by the district administration and 10 by Kumbh mela administration --- for conducting random testing of visitors.
June 13, 2021 7:17 am
The grand religious festival, which saw lakhs of devotees congregating in a pandemic year, was held from April 1 to 30 in an area spread across parts of Haridwar, Dehradun, Tehri and Pauri districts.
May 29, 2021 7:38 am
Under fire for this gathering — the Uttarakhand High Court last week called holding Kumbh a “mistake” — officals in the state government and the district administration, after a detailed review, have assessed that the attendance figure was almost 70% down, to an estimated 15 lakh, for these three days.
April 13, 2021 12:08 pm
The Kumbh mela sees a daily average of over three lakh devotees at the various ghats in Haridwar, but that number is expected to swell during the shahi snans on April 12, 14 and 27. Around 32 lakh devotees had reached Haridwar for the first shahi snan on the occasion of Mahashivaratri on March 11.
March 12, 2021 2:08 pm
January 17, 2019 7:01 am
The Kumbh Mela is believed to be the largest religious gathering on earth and is held every 12 years on the banks of the 'Sangam'- the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati -- in Allahabad.
December 10, 2018 10:13 am
The Kumbh Mela is believed to be the largest religious gathering on earth and is held every 12 years on the banks of the 'Sangam'- the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati -- in Prayagraj.
May 07, 2016 8:00 am
A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man during a prayer ceremony at the Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Ujjain; Much of India is reeling under a weeks long heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed livestock and left at least 330 million Indians without enough water for their daily needs.
April 22, 2016 5:04 pm
Devotees took holy dip in River Shipra a day before beginning of Kumbh Mela in Ujjain.
September 13, 2015 1:04 pm
Nashik city and Trimbakeshwar are up for the second 'shahi snan' (holy bath) in river Godavari on Sunday (September 13) in the ongoing Kumbh Mela.
January 05, 2015 2:54 pm
Millions of devout Hindus visit the confluence in Allahabad during the annual 45-days Magh Mela to to rid themselves of their sins and attain prosperity.
June 22, 2020 6:05 pm
The state government has setup a tent city in Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh where the Kumbh mela is currently underway.
June 22, 2020 6:05 pm
A large number of devotees took a holy dip or 'shahi snan' at the Sangam on Makar Sankranti on Tuesday, marking the beginning of Kumbh Mela.
June 22, 2020 6:05 pm
The Kumbh Mela that begins from Tuesday in Prayagraj, will continue till March 4. One of the largest gatherings of mankind, here are some staggering numbers from the event.
July 17, 2015 6:19 pm