Kumbh Mela
India  /  Published 10.03.19

Axe on PM copycat

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi washed the feet of five sweepers at the Ardh Kumbh Mela in Allahabad last month, the BJP had lauded the gesture as a statement that all deserve respect.But when Dr Um...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.19

Federer could break Connors' record

Sir — The tennis legend, Roger Federer, must be congratulated for winning his 100th title in international tennis at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships (“Roger tames Tsitsipas, bags ‘centu...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 09.03.19

PM's poll season travel diary: 150 events in 42 days

By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.03.19

PM’s ‘charity’ with a trumpet

The official Twitter handle of the Prime Minister’s Office has listed Narendra Modi’s acts of donation, including those towards sanitation workers, a day after questions were raised whether his ge...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Modi gambit to wash feet of sanitary workers backfires

By going public with his decision to wash the feet of sanitary workers in Allahabad on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have unwittingly turned the spotlight onto his personal view arti...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 22.01.19

Kumbh Mela is an opportunity to foster peace

Sir — India’s famed Kumbh mela, a massive pilgrimage made by members of the Hindu community — and also one of the largest congregations of people in the world — has begun. This event presents ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.19

A naming debate longer than the longest bridge

Allahabad became Prayagraj last week, in time for the Kumbh mela at the confluence (prayag) of the Yamuna, Ganga and mythical Saraswati, starting a week from now. In this season of ‘naming’, the C...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

India  /  Published 14.01.19

Radio-frequency ID tags for kids at Kumbh

Uttar Pradesh police will be using RFID (radio-frequency identification) tags for everyone under 14 years at Kumbh Mela to trace children lost during the massive congregation. 'Kumbh is the biggest co...
By PTI in Allahabad

India  /  Published 30.01.19

Shankaracharya temple date in parallel push

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.01.19

Kumbh Mela begins under a cloud of toxic air

By AP in Allahabad


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