Kumbh Mela
Opinion  /  Published 16.04.21

Follow the rules: Kumbh Mela amid Covid surge

Sir — It is a shame that while a number of people blamed the Tablighi Jamaat held last year for the spread of the coronavirus, not many are being equally vociferous about the Kumbh Mela gatherin...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 16.04.21

Restricted namaz at Nizamuddin Markaz

India has become bizarre. The Delhi High Court rejected the submission of the Centre and the Delhi police that only 20 people be allowed to enter the mosque at Nizamuddin Markaz for prayers during Ram...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 16.04.21

Over 1,300 positive, Kumbh to continue

in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.04.21

Kumbh: 1,700 test Covid positive

A total of 1,701 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela area from April 10 to 14 confirming fears that one of the world's largest religious gatherings may contribute f...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Dehradun

India  /  Published 14.04.21

Kumbh: Lakhs ignore Covid concern

Throwing caution to the wind amid rising cases of coronavirus, thousands of seers congregated on Wednesday at Har ki Pairi in Haridwar to take a dip in the Ganga during the third shahi snan of the Kum...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Dehradun


India  /  Published 13.04.21

Risky mix of Kumbh, rallies and general laxity

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.04.21

A Kumbh highlight: New Naga sadhus

One thousand sadhus will join the Naga sect at the Haridwar Kumbh on April 5, attaining the status after a three-year trial period. They will discard their clothes to become one with nature and start...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 26.03.21

Hardwar: Kumbh Mela duration cut

The duration of Kumbh Mela in Hardwar has been curtailed to one month for the first time in its history and it has been made mandatory for pilgrims to have a “negative” RT-PCR test report ...
By PTI in Dehradun

India  /  Published 22.03.21

Covid alert over Kumbh mela in Haridwar

By G S Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.21

Great challenge: Holding Kumbh Mela

Sir — Holding the Kumbh Mela this year will be a great challenge for the authorities. Sadhus have already begun to take part in processions in numbers. Although protocols to prevent th...
By The Telegraph


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