India News | Press Trust India | Saturday August 29, 2015
The first 'shahi snan' of the ongoing Kumbh Mela began in Nashik today with thousands of devotees, including 'mahants' of various akhadas or sects, thronging the ghats of River Godavari to take the holy dip.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
Central Railway has decided to run unreserved special trains from Nasik Road to Aurangabad, Amaravati, Daund and Itarsi as well as between Devlali and Wardha to clear the extra rush of pilgrims during the ongoing Kumbha Mela in Nashik.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
Beside the existing six fire stations in the city, Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has set up the four temporary fire stations at Sadhu Gram in Nashik for the ongoing Kumbh Mela.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis and his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Shivraj Singh Chouhan will attend the flag hoisting ceremony of three akhadas in Nashik at the ongoing Kumbh Mela on August 19.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has said that the state government planned to link the Godavari river with Krishna and Penna rivers.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 22, 2015
To clear extra rush of passengers for the ongoing Kumbh Mela being celebrated at Nashik, the Central Railway (CR) has decided to run daily unreserved special trains with 18 general second class coaches, between Nasik Road to Bhusaval and Itarsi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 20, 2015
To accommodate the travel of devotees visiting the Kumbh Mela being celebrated in Nashik, the Central Railway (CR) has decided to run 20 special trains between Pune and Kamakhya.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 17, 2015
There will be "no VIP or VVIP movement" in Nashik during the days of 'royal bath' at the ongoing Kumbh Mela to ensure that seers and devotees do not face any inconvenience, Maharashtra Government today said.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday July 16, 2015
The Nashik district administration has rebutted claims made by activists that the Godavari river is polluted with sewage.
Andhra Pradesh News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 15, 2015
Thousands of pilgrims took holy dip in Godavari River in Rajahmundry today as authorities took steps to improve crowd management, a day after 27 people died in a stampede.
Others News | NDTV.com | Tuesday July 14, 2015
Some 15 policemen have been injured in clashes today in Maharashtra's Nashik.
Andhra Pradesh News | Reported by Uma Sudhir (With inputs from Agencies), Edited by Aashna Harjani | Tuesday July 14, 2015
27 people, most of them elderly women, were crushed to death this morning in a stampede on the banks of the River Godavari in Andhra Pradesh on the first day of a major religious festival. At least 25 people were injured.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
Simhastha Kumbh Mela, the largest congregation of faith in the world, began today with the traditional ceremony of hoisting of flags and thousands of people taking a holy dip in Kushawart and Ramkund in Godavari river in the two towns.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 13, 2015
Sadhus and pilgrims in their thousands are pouring in the city as the Simhastha Kumbh Mela, one of the largest religious congregations on the Earth, is set to start tomorrow.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 11, 2015
Railways have decided to run 12 super-fast special trains between Nasik Road and Howrah on account of Kumbh Mela to be celebrated in Nasik.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Maharashtra minister for tribal welfare Vishnu Sawra today said in Palghar that more than eight crore devotees are likely to visit upcoming Kumbh Mela at Trimbakeshwar in Maharashtra's Nashik district.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 18, 2014
The state Congress on Monday alleged that Sulabh International organisation constructed a "poor quality" toilet on the banks of Ganga during Kumbh Mela at the cost of Rs 9.5 lakh.
India News | Reported by Anant Zanane, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 4, 2014
The Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has been accused of misusing around Rs 800 crore rupees meant for the Kumbh Mela, the world's largest spiritual gathering held at Allahabad.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 18, 2013
The Maharashtra government is gearing up to receive over 10 million pilgrims for the 2015 Kumbh Mela, scheduled after 12 years in the small temple towns of Nashik-Trimbakeshwar, around 175 km north of Mumbai.
India News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Saturday April 27, 2013
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who was invited by the Harvard Business School to speak on organising the Maha Kumbh mela, cancelled his lecture and also skipped a reception hosted by the Indian consulate in New York, to protest against his senior minister Azam Khan's detention and questioning at the Boston airport in the US on Thursda...
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from agencies) | Saturday April 27, 2013
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav along with his ministers Azam Khan and Abhishek Mishra have decided to cancel their lectures at the Harvard Business School. This is after Mr Khan, who is Uttar Pradesh's Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, was questioned and detained for some time at the Boston Airport yesterday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 24, 2013
Accompanied by a team of officials and two ministers, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today left for the US to deliver a lecture at the Harvard Business School on organising the Maha Kumbh Mela and the challenges faced by the administration.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday April 24, 2013
Shocking statements from two ministers in Akhilesh Yadav's cabinet have created furore and have invited more criticism for the young Chief Minister's government in Uttar Pradesh.
Allahabad News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 25, 2013
The penultimate bathing day of the 55-day Maha Kumbh - Maghi Poornima - began early Monday at the Sangam in Allahabad, with lakhs taking an early holy dip in the Ganga.