Sunday, 29 May, 2022

Topic: Prayagraj

This is how the Kumbh Mela looks from the sky

ThePrint takes you on a journey of the Ardh Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj through satellite and aerial imagery.

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.

UP government approves renaming of Faizabad as Ayodhya and Allahabad as Prayagraj

The decision was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet presided over by chief minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow.

Narendra Modi is a name-changer, not a game-changer: Shashi Tharoor

Narendra Modi government believes that if you put a new label on something, it automatically becomes yours.

Sabarimala opens door to all women, and 97 lawyers for M.J. Akbar

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

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.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.