Kumbh Mela: Air pollution smothers India’s huge Hindu festival

 Kumbh Mela is the time when the river Ganges witnesses a dramatic increase in pollution levels, most of which can be attributed to bathing and open defecation by the devotees.

published on : 5th February 2019

KUMBH MELA 2019: Devotees take a dip in the Sangam on Makar Sankranti

On the wee hours of Tuesday, thousands of faithful thronged the Kumbh Mela site and took the holy dip at the Sangam -- the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna rivers and the mystical Saraswati rivers. 

published on : 15th January 2019

Kumbh Mela lights up Prayagraj at night

Luxury tents have been set-up in Prayagraj as part of the preparations for Ardh Kumbh Mela.

published on : 11th January 2019

Original name was Prayag, it was forcibly changed: Swamy on renaming of Allahabad 

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday responded to the criticism his party is receiving for changing Allahabad's name to 'Prayagraj'.

published on : 15th October 2018