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Nashik Kumbh: Thousands take holy dip during first 'shahi snan'
Sadhus take a dip in the Godavari river during the first "Shahi Snan" (grand bath) at the "Kumbh Mela" in Nashik. All photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters The first 'shahi snan' of the ongoing......
Why Radhe Maa is talk of the town these days
Controversial godwoman Radhe Maa has often been slammed for her ostentatious lifestyle. Yet her ardent devotees have often chosen to ignore critics and immerse themselves in her......
Factional feud among sadhus at Maha Kumbh
Factional feud among the orders of ascetics has come to the fore at the ongoing Maha Kumbh congregation in Allahabad with one of the "akharas" threatening to boycott the upcoming "Shahi Snan"......
Ayodhya litigant Ansari claims threat to life
The oldest litigant in the Ayodhya title suit case, Mohammad Hashim Ansari, has claimed a threat to his life, saying people playing politics over the issue were plotting to kill him. "When I......
To market or not to market the Kumbh
In the wake of mounting pressure from Sangh outfits, the Madhya Pradesh government is likely to take a fresh decision on Wednesday on the fate of the marketing contract with Linterland, a Lintas......
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