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Dilip Cherian | Why babu rejig in UP govt is an ongoing process

Last week, the UP government reshuffled 13 IAS officers, including 10 of the rank of district magistrates and CDOs, with immediate effect

05 Aug 2022 12:30 AM

Former AI pilot arranges transport for migrants stuck in Mumbai

Singh arranged 14 SUVs for the workers to reach Prayagraj, so far he helped nearly 183 migrant workers to reach their natives

18 May 2020 11:08 AM

Prayagraj faces flood-like situation as heavy rainfall swells river Ganga

Houses constructed near the river have been submerged in water leading to the displacement of thousands of people.

13 Jul 2019 1:31 PM

Akhilesh Yadav fumes over airport ban

Yogi Adityanath told reporters that Yadav’s visit could have triggered violence between rival student groups at the university.

13 Feb 2019 2:16 AM

Truly, a great experience

People from all over the country head to the Kumbh Mela to take a holy dip in the sacred river.

22 Jan 2019 12:29 AM


Reclaiming lost glory

From pariah to demi-god: transgender leader a star at the Kumbh Mela.

21 Jan 2019 9:00 PM

Meet the 'Machaan wale baba' at Kumbh

Another popular ascetic at the Kumbh, like the 'Australian baba', Sharabhang Giri, adding to the buzz of the congregation.

21 Jan 2019 1:47 PM

The trendy Australian ascetic at Kumbh

Australian baba, Sharabhang Giri, has become the centre of attraction in this year's Kumbh Mela

18 Jan 2019 5:37 PM

12 crore devotees expected to visit Kumbh Mela: UP minister

Touted as the biggest cultural and religious event in the world, the Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad).

04 Jan 2019 11:23 AM

Train 18 to have another trial run today between New Delhi and Prayagraj

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to flag off the train by mid-January, the official said.

29 Dec 2018 9:48 AM


Over 70 mission heads visit Allahabad to witness Kumbh Mela preparations

Kumbh Mela has been recognised by UNESCO as an "intangible cultural heritage of humanity".

15 Dec 2018 4:42 PM

Correcting history or rewriting it?

Does the renaming of towns and cities by the State or Central government make sense?

19 Nov 2018 12:10 AM

'Why didn't parents name children Raavan?': UP CM backs Allahabad renaming

He justified name change to 'Prayagraj', asserting names hold great significance in India and connect all with 'our glorious tradition'.

05 Nov 2018 11:51 AM

The politics of renaming

Although the politics of renaming has acquired greater public attention since 2014, the plan is part of the saffron fold’s agenda for long.

20 Oct 2018 1:21 AM

After 444 years, Allahabad to be known as Prayagraj

The Congress and the SP have strongly opposed the move to rename the historic city.

17 Oct 2018 2:00 AM


Allahabad to be now known as Prayagraj, UP cabinet approves renaming city

The decision was taken by the Uttar Pradesh cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

16 Oct 2018 2:30 PM

Allahabad to be named Prayagraj before 2019 Kumbh

The newly-formed mela authority has also been named as Prayagraj Mela Authority.

25 May 2018 2:29 AM