Kumbh mela

Coping with the Worst Wave

Madhavankutty Pillai

The government behaves exactly as people do—it acts by convenience

Holy Water

From being gateways to gods to cleansing of sins, it has played a central role in religion and culture

Making an Exception

When Priyanka Gandhi Vadra showed up at Kumbh Mela for a holy dip

A Blend in the River

Kumbh Mela: A Photo Essay


A global projection of Hinduism’s soft power

Kumbh Mela: Leaps of Faith

The spiritual is at its most spectacular when sadhus, seers, seekers, nirvana junkies and tourists of religious kitsch descend on Hinduism’s biggest carnival. Aditya Iyer goes to the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

A Bridge to Eternity

The Kumbh infrastructure is a feat but we could still manage our temple tourism better

Prayagraj and Kumbh

The sacred and the civic on the Ganga

Clash at the Confluence

The two ideas of Prayagraj

Drones: Vipul Singh, 26 Co-Founder, Aarav Unmanned System

“When you are venturing into an emerging market, it is important to dedicate time to creating awareness”


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