Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicKumbh Mela

Topic: Kumbh Mela

Techies may have answer to Sabarimala, Ayodhya rows — but are temples or mosques ready?

VR or virtual reality is a technological breakthrough that is allowing devotees to experience Kumbh Mela away from Prayagraj.

Media dances to natak in Karnataka

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2019 Kumbh Mela is the costliest ever with a budget of Rs 4,200 crore

This year's Kumbh Mela is spread over an area of 3,200 hectare as compared to 1,600 hectare area in the previous melas.

Paneer masala, gulab jamuns: Trains to serve vegetarian food to Pravasi Bharatiya delegates

North Indian vegetarian food will be served on Allahabad-Delhi special trains. 

Bombay High Court orders Fadnavis govt to take urgent steps to check pollution in Godavari

The Godavari river was allegedly polluted by the Kumbh Mela held in Nashik in 2015 and other religious events.

Allahabad is now ‘Prayagraj’, after Yogi Aditynath’s UP cabinet approves its renaming

Opposition parties have criticised the decision, which comes ahead of the Kumbh Mela in January next year.

A message for the PM from ‘mentor’ Mukherjee’s Nagpur speech

The PM can hardly ignore the lesson in pluralism and nationalism from a man he professes to admire so much.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.