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PHOTOS: Meet this 'star' at Kumbh Mela

Discriminated and humiliated for years, the transgender community seems to have finally found refuge in religion. And the popularity of a person at the ongoing Kumbh Mela is a proof of that change.......

At Rs 4,200 crore, this year's Kumbh Mela costliest ever

The Uttar Pradesh government has allocated Rs 4,200 crore for the Kumbh Mela being held in the ‘sangam’ city of Allahabad, which is over thrice the budget of the Maha Kumbh in 2013,......

Kumbh Mela starts with Shahi Snan in UP

At the break of dawn, chants of ‘Har Har Gange’ reached its crescendo as lakhs of devotees, ascetics and religious leaders of various orders congregated at the Sangam on Tuesday for a......

When Smriti Irani took a holy dip in Ganga to mark Kumbh

Union Minister Smriti Irani took a holy dip in the river Ganges as Kumbh Mela began on Tuesday with a Shahi Snan at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh. PLEASE SEE: Kumbh Mela: World’s......

'Kumbh is the greatest show on Earth'

'No other country other than India can do it on this scale.' IMAGE: A sadhu swings his dreadlocks after the shahi snan. All Photographs: Kind courtesy Radhika Shastry "'Kya Facebook mein dalogi?'......

Allahabad-Varanasi Ganga waterway to start by 2019 Kumbh: Gadkari

The project worth about Rs 5,000 crore is underway with assistance from the World Bank. Come 2019 Kumbh, pilgrims will be able to use Ganga waterway to reach Allahabad from Varanasi, Union......

Infosys' tryst with Kumbh Mela

Sikka promises to develop tech for event Image: Priests perform evening aarti on the banks of River Ganga during the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Photograph: Jitendra......

Religion meets business at Kumbh

With nearly 120 million devotees expected to visit Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh over next two months for a holy dip at the Sangam, the Maha Kumbh mela is being billed as the largest congregation on......

Ganga Dham: The world's first spiritual theme park

The tree-lined streets of Bombay suburb Juhu is Bollywood country, home to many of India's cultural glitterati. Big homes are the norm. Shiv Sagar, the grandson of a fabled Indian film producer and......

PIX: Gracy Singh performs at Maha Kumbh

Lagaan famed actress Gracy Singh performed at Maha Kumbh Mela in Ujjain a dance ballet called Adi Dev which is based on Lord Shiva's dance of the primordial creation, preservation and......

'Maha Kumbh will be a game-changer on television'

Actor Gautam Rode is ready with his upcoming television serial, Maha Kumbh. "I play a man named Rudra. He is mysterious, enigmatic, aggressive and secretive. He lives in......

Poonam Pandey takes a dip at the Kumbh Mela

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Starlet Poonam Pandey paid a visit to the ongoing Kumbh Mela, and took a dip in the holy Sangam water and sought......

Bollywood celebrates Pongal and Makar Sankranti!

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Bollywood stars turned to Twitter and tweeted their wishes for Pongal and Makar Sankranti. Here's what they said:......

'Haasil' is not for everybody

There are a few questions you need to ask yourself before watching Tigmanshu Dhulia's Haasil. Are you prepared to watch three hours of dirty politics? Can you stomach a series of what seem like......
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