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Grand Kumbh won‘t soften temple demand: Seers

Grand Kumbh won‘t soften temple demand: Seers

ALLAHABAD: If the BJP government had hoped to divert attention from the Ram Temple issue by hosting the Kumbh on a massive scale this year, seers collecting in Allahabad for the mega event say they have no plans of allowing that to happen. Several hoardings demanding the construction of the […]

Indians settled abroad get PM Modi‘s invite for Kumbh, R-Day

Indians settled abroad get PM Modi‘s invite for Kumbh, R-Day

ALLAHABAD: Indians living aboard recently got a pleasant surprise — a direct invite from prime minister to be a part of the world‘s biggest religious congregation – Kumbh at Prayagraj– commencing from January 15. The invite from the Prime Miniser has been sent to the people of Indian origin through […]

Bodies of two girls recovered near railway track in Pratapgarh

Bodies of two girls recovered near railway track in Pratapgarh

ALLAHABAD: In a tragic incident, bodies of two girls were recovered under mysterious circumstances near Neema village under the limits of of district on Monday morning. The girls have been identified as Archana Yadav (14) and Kavita Verma (16), residents of Kotlakhurd village in Sultanpur district. The school bags of […]

Kinnar Akhara steals show on debut

Kinnar Akhara steals show on debut

ALLAHABAD: It was the first peshwai, or ‘Devatva Yatra’ as they prefer to call it, taken out by the at the Prayagraj Kumbh. Despite being denied recognition by the Akhara Parishad, comprising 13 main akharas, the kinnars literally stole the show with their procession on Sunday drawing the largest crowd […]

Ayodhya litigant: CM Yogi Adityanath assured saints, temple will be reality

Ayodhya litigant: CM Yogi Adityanath assured saints, temple will be reality

ALLAHABAD: One of the main plaintiffs in Janbhoomi temple dispute, Dharm Das Maharaj, on Saturday, said chief minister has assured saints that Ram temple in would become a reality. Das is also the mahant of Akhil Bharatiya Panch Ramanandi Nirmohi Ani Akhara and is camping in area. He was talking […]

Railways to run nearly 800 special trains for Kumbh Mela

Railways to run nearly 800 special trains for Kumbh Mela

ALLAHABAD: In addition to the regular trains, NCR, NR and NER will also operate 600-800 special trains during . The special trains would start operating from January 13 and continue till March 6. Chief public relations officer (CPRO), NCR, Gaurav Krishna Bansal said: “Special trains would be operated for stations […]

HC dismisses PIL against shifting of turtle sanctuary

HC dismisses PIL against shifting of turtle sanctuary

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad high court has dismissed a PIL which requested the court to direct the authorities concerned to protect the Turtle Wildlife Sanctuary in Varanasi and not to shift it upstream, besides stopping plying of motorboats, inland waterways vessels and ships in the protected sanctuary area and also stop […]

Special court issues NBWs against Azam Khan, son

Special court issues NBWs against Azam Khan, son

ALLAHABAD: Taking a serious note of non-appearance before the court despite previous orders, the special court (MP and MLA) on Saturday issued non-bailable warrants against leader , his son Mohd Abdullah Azam Khan, who is also an MLA, and three others in connection with a case registered against them at […]

Air India link to Allahabad for Kumbh Mela

Air India link to Allahabad for Kumbh Mela

KOLKATA: is set to connect Allahabad with Kolkata, Delhi and Ahmedabad with an Airbus320 aircraft from January 13 to March 30, 2019, to meet the rush of passengers bound for Kumbh pilgrimage at Prayag. Fight AI 769 will take off from Kolkata at 2.40pm and arrive at Allahabad at 4.30pm […]

Naga saints : Aloof and wrapped in mystery, but still drawing crowds in Kumbh Mela

Naga saints : Aloof and wrapped in mystery, but still drawing crowds in Kumbh Mela

ALLAHABAD: As formidable as their ash-smeared, unclad bodies and matted hair might look, Naga sadhus are attracting crowds to the Mela ground, where they are camping ahead of Kumbh-2019. Around one lakh naga saints from all 13 akharas are expected to camp during the Mela, which commences from January 15. […]