Kunal Kamra accuses Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failing to control pandemic

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Comedian Kunal Kamra Accuses PM Modi For COVID Mismanagement

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the traumatic disaster caused due to pandemic, Indian stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra elucidated the covid situation in India. Quoting a statement of Modi, which states India's control upon pandemic has "saved mankind from tragedy"; Kamra accused the leader of "blatantly lying" and slammed for promoting Kumbh Mela, election rallies, and the vaccination drive. Besides, he also highlighted the adverse… read-more

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 02:59 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Prime Minister, Covid-19, Kumbh Mela, Election Rallies, standup comedian, Narendra Modi, Kunal Kamra

Courtesy: The Quint

Kumbh Mela, Haridwar.

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Telangana: 14-Day Quarantine Mandatory For Kumbh Mela Returnees

People returning to Telangana from Haridwar Kumbh Mela will have to undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine as the state government has issued an order regarding the same. Besides, the government has also advised to symptomatic returnees to get tested immediately. Reportedly, the state's count for COVID patients has logged 3.79 lakh as 6,206 fresh cases emerged in a single day with 29 deaths taking the total fatality count to 1,928.

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 09:31 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Telangana, Kumbh Mela, haridwar, Quarantine

Courtesy: India .com

Kumbh Mela, Haridwar

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'Kumbh Is over' Says Niranjani Akhada; Community Demands Apology

Niranjani Akhada, one among the 13 Akhadas participating in the Kumbh is being forced to apologize for announcing its exit. Only the CM or the Kumbh mela officers have the rights to announce "an end to Kumbh," says Mahant Dharmdas, Nirvani Ani Akhada president. Reportedly, Niranjani Akhada's Secretary Ravindra Puri had said, "The main Shahi Snan is over. Many in our akhada are showing symptoms. So, for us the Kumbh Mela is over."

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 - 01:19 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Kumbh Mela, haridwar, Niranjani Akhada, Nirvani Akhada, Covid-19

Courtesy: Times Now

PM Modi

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PM Modi Praises Saints For Their Support, Claims Kumbh Mela As Symbolic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims the ongoing Kumbh Mela as 'symbolic' and stated that its purity will 'strengthen' the nation to fight against COVID-19. "I prayed that two 'shahi snan' have taken place and Kumbh Mela should now be kept symbolic. This will boost the fight against this crisis," Modi twitted. However, he revealed about his telephonic conversation with… read-more

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 - 11:36 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Brifly News, Brifly Exclusive, Uttarakhand, Kumbh Mela, Narendra Modi

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Public gathering at Maha Kumbh Mela, Haridwar.

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Niranjani Akhada To Conclude Kumbh Mela From April 17 After Death Of Nirwani Akhada

Following the death of Nirwani akhada's Mahamandaleshwar Kapil Dev Das, who died at the age of 65 due to COVID-19 on April 13, Niranjani akhada announced to exit the Haridwar Kumbh Mela, from April 17. The decision was made after the drastic increase in COVID-19 cases among the saints in Haridwar. According to a health official, 68 top seers of Haridwar have tested positive for Coronavirus between April 5 and 14.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 - 03:32 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Niranjani Akhada, Kumbh Mela, Kapil Das Dev, Nirwani Akhada, Covid-19

Kumbh Mela

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Despite COVID Surge, Uttarakhand Decides To Continue Haridwar Kumbh

Denying any uncertainties, the Uttarakhand government officials stated that Haridwar Kumbh Mela will continue according to the original schedule until April 30. Further, the officials added that the SOP issued by the Centre is being followed, and they "have no information of it being curtailed." Termed as the world's biggest religious gathering, the Kumbh Mela has received frequent criticism and outrage because of the second COVID-19 wave.… read-more

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 08:51 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Kumbh Mela, Coronavirus, Uttarakhand, haridwar

Courtesy: NDTV

Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat at Haridwar Kumbh

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U'khand CM Tirath Says Kumbh Mela Should Not Be Equated With Markaz

Laying out another controversial statement, Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat has now said that Haridwar Kumbh should not be compared with Nizamuddin Markaz congregation. When asked about second COVID-19 wave, Rawat said Kumbh is organized in open spaces while Markaz attendees were unaware of coronavirus. Besides, he also said that those attending Kumbh are "our own people" while the Markaz hosted people even from foreign land. 

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 01:43 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Uttarkhand, Tirath Singh Rawat, haridwar, Kumbh Mela, Nizamuddin Markaz

Courtesy: NDTV

Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah

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Ex-Nepal King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Visits Haridwar For Holy Dip

Former Nepalese monarch Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah made his first Haridwar visit on April 12 to take part in the Shahi Snan. Gyanendra will take the holy dip with Niranjani akhada's Kailashanand Giri and Acharya Balkrishna. Throwing light on similarity between cultures of India and Nepal, Shah said, "We should work jointly to protect them." Meanwhile, Balkrishna and Giri, at a ceremony, hoped for the restoration of monarchy in Nepal.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 09:56 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nepal, Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah, haridwar, Kumbh Mela, Dakshin Kali Temple

Courtesy: The Times of India


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World's Smallest Saint Becomes Centre Of Attraction In Kumbh Mela

World's smallest saint 'Narayan Nand Giri Maharaj' has become the centre of attraction in the ongoing 'Haridwar Kumbh Mela'. The 55-year-old saint, a regular Kumbh Mela visitor, has a height of just 18 inches and weighs around 18 Kg. "People seek his blessings and they feel very nice. They take selfies with him, offer prayers," said the saint's disciple named Umesh. The Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021 is set to end on April 30.

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 02:09 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Kumbh Mela, India, haridwar, Hinduism

Courtesy: Times Now

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CM Tirath Singh Rawat Scraps Mandatory COVID -ve Report For Kumbh'21

The new Uttarakhand government led by Tirath Singh Rawat has scrapped the mandatory rule to produce negative COVID-19 certificate by pilgrims visiting Haridwar for Kumbh Mela. For the festival starting April 1, CM Rawat called the decision a responsibility to arrange for facilities for the devotees. Notably, former CM Trivendra Singh Rawat had imposed strict restrictions in the state and made the COVID-19 negative certificate mandatory for… read-more

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 06:49 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Uttarakhand, Tirath Singh Rawat, Kumbh Mela, Trivendra Singh Rawat, haridwar

Courtesy: India Times