Kumbh Mela

  • MP govt seeks Rs 2,812 crore from Centre for Ujjain Kumbh mela 14-09-2013 01:16 PM

    Madhya Pradesh government has sought Rs 2,812 crore from the Centre for preparations towards the Kumbh mela to be held in Ujjain in 2016. In a letter to Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia yesterday, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said four to five crore devotees are expected to...
  • Azam Khan detention: UP minister writes to Obama 01-05-2013 05:58 PM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh minister Shivpal Singh Yadav's letter to US President Barack Obama on cabinet colleague Azam Khan being detained at Boston airport has triggered a controversy with opposition parties and civil society activists terming it objectionable. In a petition sent to Governor BL Joshi, activist Urvashi Sharma termed the...
  • FTN: Could the Kumbh stampede have been avoided? 12-02-2013 11:58 PM

    In a major tragedy on the most auspicious day of the Maha Kumbh on Sunday, 36 pilgrims were killed in a stampede at the Allahabad railway station. ...
  • FTN: Could the Kumbh stampede have been avoided?

    Tonight at 10:30, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether the Kumbh stampede could have been avoided. You can send...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Devesh Chaturvedi 11-02-2013 11:31 PM

    The UP government in Allahabad railway station stampede incident has said that responsibility can be fixed only after the probe is complete. ...
  • Allahabad stampede: Azam Khan takes morally responsibility, quits as Kumbh incharge 11-02-2013 02:24 PM

    Azam Khan resigned as the Kumbh incharge following the stampede. ...
  • Allahabad railway station stampede: One policeman started lathi-charge, others followed, says eyewitness 11-02-2013 11:37 AM

    The death toll in the stampede at the Allahabad railway station had gone up to 37 by Monday morning. ...
  • Can't confirm the death toll but at least 10 dead in the stampede: PK Bansal 10-02-2013 11:47 PM

    The Railways Minister also said that 12 to 13 people have been injured in the tragic incident. He said that all the injured and those who lost their loved ones in the incident will get compensation from PM's fund. ...