Probe in Uttarakhand on Mahakumbh testing data

A resident of Haridwar, who had not given his sample, received a text message stating that his RT-PCR test had been done.

published on : 11th June 2021

Mahakumbh, now Char Dham, why embarrass ourselves?, Uttarakhand HC slams govt's carelessness; CJ questions Centre's 'callous attitude'

The court also questioned the centre over diversion of Oxygen from Uttarakhand to other states without fulfilling the state's demand. 

published on : 20th May 2021

Mahakumbh impact? Uttarakhand active Covid caseload jumped 1,800% in 25 days

Government spokesman and minister Subodh Uniyal said complacency and arrival of tourists were to be blamed for the surge.

published on : 27th April 2021

Police search for 20 'absconding' Covid patients who attended Mahakumbh

The absconders had visited the Kumbh from different parts of the country and were admitted to the hospital after testing positive. 

published on : 18th April 2021

MP makes quarantine a must for Kumbh Mela returnees

As per the instructions by the additional chief secretary (ACS-Home) Rajesh Rajoura, the orders in this respect will be executed with immediate effect.

published on : 17th April 2021

Complete lockdown needed in Mumbai, Kumbh returnees will distribute 'corona prasad': Mayor Kishori Pednekar

The Mumbai Mayor stated that 95 per cent Mumbaikars adhere to COVID-19 norms, but it is the remaining five per cent that is creating problems for others.

published on : 17th April 2021

Mahakumbh 2021: After PM Modi's appeal to keep Kumbh 'Symbolic', seers come out in support

The PM took to Twitter to share that he has spoken to Mahamadaleshwar of Juna Akhada, Swami Avdheshanand and requested that the mega event be kept symbolic from now onwards. 

published on : 17th April 2021

Uttarakhand witnesses 89 times increase in COVID cases during Mahakumbh 2021

Total 2,402 new Covid cases were reported in Uttarakhand on Friday taking the total active cases count in the state to 13,546.

published on : 16th April 2021

Mahakumbh: Niranjani Akhada says close Kumbh, apex body yet to decide

The final decision will be taken by Akhada Parishad soon, said Ravindra Puri Maharaj, secretary of the Niranjani Akhada.

published on : 15th April 2021

Mahakumbh: Scores flout Covid norms as 35 lakh assemble in Haridwar for Shahi Snan 

Kumbh Mela IG Sanjay Gunjyal said, "We are unlikely to take strict action due to the huge gathering. A stampede-like situation can occur if we try to apply force."

published on : 12th April 2021

WATCH | Thousands take dip in Ganga on Shahi Snan amid rising COVID-19 cases 

The mela administration claimed that approximately 17.31 lakh devotees had taken the holy dip in the Ganga till 10 am.

published on : 12th April 2021

Help of RSS, Congress sought at Mahakumbh amid fears over COVID spike

The letter to state chiefs of both outfits explained the challenges of managing crowd and traffic during the mela and requested help in the form of volunteers.

published on : 5th April 2021

'Help us': Uttarakhand police seeks assistance from Congress Sewa Dal, RSS to manage Mahakumbh crowd

The letter was written to state chiefs of the two groups citing crowd menace and traffic management among other issues and requesting deployment of volunteers.

published on : 4th April 2021

Mahakumbh: ‘Testing time’ for officials in Haridwar due to poor health infrastructure

The Uttarakhand High Court earlier this week had asked the state government to ensure at least 50,000 samples are tested per day in Haridwar district during the ongoing pilgrim event.

published on : 4th April 2021

Mahakumbh shoots up Covid superspreader concerns as 5 crore pilgrims set to congregate

The state government has vaccinated around 40% of people who are 60 years or above. Every step is being taken to ensure check Covid spread, said Amit Negi, State Health Secretary.

published on : 2nd April 2021
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