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  • Akhilesh Yadav cancels Harvard lecture over Azam Khan's detention at US airport; skips reception by Indian consulate

    Akhilesh Yadav cancels Harvard lecture over Azam Khan's detention at US airport; skips reception by Indian consulate

    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 ...

  • Akhilesh Yadav to explain Kumbh arrangements at Harvard Business School

    Akhilesh Yadav to explain Kumbh arrangements at Harvard Business School

    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 administrati...

  • Successful Kumbh earns Akhilesh Yadav a Harvard invite

    Successful Kumbh earns Akhilesh Yadav a Harvard invite

    The successful hosting of Maha Kumbh 2013 has earned Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav an invite from Harvard University to speak on how the 55-day religious congregation, which attracted tens of millions of people from India and around the...

  • Lakhs throng Kumbh on Maghi Poornima

    Lakhs throng Kumbh on Maghi Poornima

    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.

  • Fire breaks out at Kumbh

    Fire breaks out at Kumbh

    Yet another fire broke out at the Kumbh Mela area here this afternoon, injuring two sadhus, an official said.

  • VIPs flout rules at Maha Kumbh

    VIPs flout rules at Maha Kumbh

    Top Uttar Pradesh cops were today caught flouting an Allahabad High Court order, which forbids VIPs from visiting the Maha Kumbh in their official vehicles.

  • Maha Kumbh: Pilgrims leave their sins, and tons of trash, behind

    Maha Kumbh: Pilgrims leave their sins, and tons of trash, behind

    Tons of trash left behind by the crores of pilgrims visiting Allahabad for the mela pose a health hazard, and cleaning up the venue is a major challenge for mela administrators.

  • Fire breaks out at Kumbh Mela; one killed, several tents gutted

    Fire breaks out at Kumbh Mela; one killed, several tents gutted

    One person has died in a fire that broke out early this morning at the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad. Almost 30 make-shift tents set up to house pilgrims were gutted by the fire that broke out at around 2 am.

  • Allahabad stampede: 'We all know who is at fault', says Akhilesh Yadav

    Allahabad stampede: 'We all know who is at fault', says Akhilesh Yadav

    After 36 people died in a stampede at the Allahabad railway station, the union and state governments have denied that their lapses may have contributed to the tragedy; they blame the massive rush of passengers, returning from a dip in the waters of t...

  • 36 dead, many injured in stampede at Allahabad railway station

    36 dead, many injured in stampede at Allahabad railway station

    Thirty-six people have died in a stampede at the Allahabad Railway station. The toll, however, may go up with several of the injured in critical condition. They have been admitted to the Swaroop Rani Hospital and the Railway Hospital in Allahabad.

  • Allahabad stampede: BJP president Rajnath Singh condoles loss of lives

    Allahabad stampede: BJP president Rajnath Singh condoles loss of lives

    BJP President Rajnath Singh today condoled the loss of lives in the stampede at Allahabad Railway station and urged Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to strengthen the arrangements in the city during ...

  • Two killed in stampede at Kumbh Mela

    Two killed in stampede at Kumbh Mela

    Two people were killed in a stampede at the Mahakumbh mela here today as three crore pilgrims converged for a holy dip at Sangam on the auspicious occasion of 'Mauni Amavasya'.

  • Sonia Gandhi's Kumbh visit cancelled due to 'want of co-operation' by UP govt

    Sonia Gandhi's Kumbh visit cancelled due to 'want of co-operation' by UP govt

    The proposed visit of Congress President Sonia Gandhi to the ongoing Maha Kumbh here has been cancelled due to "want of cooperation" of the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh in making security arrangements, the party's state unit alleged to...

  • Maha Kumbh visit to seek blessings for Ek Thi Daayan: Ekta Kapoor

    Maha Kumbh visit to seek blessings for Ek Thi Daayan: Ekta Kapoor

    Ekta Kapoor, who took the holy dip at the ongoing Maha Kumbh mela in Allahabad, says she was there not to promote her upcoming venture Ek Thi Daayan but to seek blessings for the film.

  • Kumbh Mela: lakhs take the holy dip on 'Mauni Amavasya'

    Kumbh Mela: lakhs take the holy dip on 'Mauni Amavasya'

    Lakhs of devotees today took a holy dip on the auspicious occasion of 'Mauni Amavasya' in the ongoing Maha Kumbh congregation at the Sangam in Allahabad.

  • Allahabad braces for biggest 'shahi snan'

    Allahabad braces for biggest 'shahi snan'

    A rare planetary configuration after 147 years, unprecedented security and a multitude of followers have set the stage for the biggest of all holy 'shahi snans' (royal baths) at the Maha Kumbh on Sunday. More than 30 million pilgrims were expected fo...

  • Narendra Modi is my friend, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

    Narendra Modi is my friend, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat today described Narendra Modi as his "friend" but side-stepped queries on the possible projection of the Gujarat Chief Minister as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate.

  • Dalai Lama's visit to Maha Kumbh called off despite security clearance

    Dalai Lama's visit to Maha Kumbh called off despite security clearance

    The much-anticipated visit of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to the ongoing Maha Kumbh has been finally called off despite security clearance given by the Uttar Pradesh government for his two-day visit.

  • Huma Qureshi excited about maiden visit to Maha Kumbh

    Huma Qureshi excited about maiden visit to Maha Kumbh

    Actress Huma Qureshi will travel to Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh to promote her forthcoming horror thriller Ek Thi Daayan at the ongoing Maha Kumbh. She says that this would be her first ever visit to a Kumbh mela.

  • Dalai Lama's visit to Kumbh cancelled due to security reasons

    Dalai Lama's visit to Kumbh cancelled due to security reasons

    The proposed visit of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to the Maha Kumbh congregation here has been cancelled due to security reasons, a senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader said today.

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