Taj Mahal

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  • UP pitches Taj as top film shooting location

    UP pitches Taj as top film shooting location

    The Taj Mahal may have been dropped from the Uttar Pradesh government's tourism paraphernalia, but the Agra monument is one of the state's top USPs, when it comes to pitching for a film shooting destination to filmmakers at the IFFI.......

    November 21, 2017
  • SC refuses multi-level car parking at Taj, asks tourists to walk

    SC refuses multi-level car parking at Taj, asks tourists to walk

    Denying permission for a multi-level car parking facility near the Taj Mahal in Agra, the Supreme Court on Monday said tourists visiting the heritage site should walk instead of riding on vehicles. “Let the tourists walk to Taj instead of......

    November 20, 2017
  • Sharad Purnima

    Sharad Purnima

    Sharad Purnima night is the most beautiful of the year and one on which Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal are believed to meet at the Taj. But an older legend associates the autumn night with Tesu and Jhainji after Dussehra......

    November 13, 2017
  • In remembrance

    In remembrance

    Moderate may have been the size of the gathering at the New Delhi YMCA but unlimited was the admiration and respect exuded at a memorialcum-thanksgiving service to "recognise" the services rendered to amateur boxing in India by one of the......

    November 6, 2017
  • Mann Ki Baat highlights: Look after historical sites, says PM Modi

    Mann Ki Baat highlights: Look after historical sites, says PM Modi

    Amid the ongoing controversy over the historic Taj Mahal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said forts were symbols of heritage and it was the duty of all the countrymen to keep them safe and clean. In his his monthly......

    October 29, 2017
  • After attack on Swiss Couple, UP govt rounds up 50 'touts'

    After attack on Swiss Couple, UP govt rounds up 50 'touts'

    Acting firmly after a Swiss couple was assaulted by five youngsters in Fatehpur Sikri near here, the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered the rounding up of anti-social elements around the historical monuments in and near Agra. In the last 24......

    October 29, 2017
  • Tactical retreat

    Tactical retreat

    A face-saver has been found by the Rajasthan government in referring its highly controversial legislative move ~ dubbed a gag order by organisations of the Press ~ to a select committee of the Assembly. The contention that after due deliberation......

    October 28, 2017
  • SC stays order on demolition near Taj Mahal

    SC stays order on demolition near Taj Mahal

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday stayed its order for the demolition of an under-construction multi-level parking lot near the historic Taj Mahal in Agra. The SC has directed authorities to maintain status quo and has asked the state government......

    October 27, 2017
  • UP government anti-Dalit, CM indulging in photo-op: Congress

    UP government anti-Dalit, CM indulging in photo-op: Congress

    Terming the Uttar Pradesh government anti-Dalit, the Congress on Thursday said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was only indulging in a photo opportunity by visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra. "After making full attempts to tarnish and blemish the image of......

    October 26, 2017
  • Taj Mahal and Tejo Mahalaya theory

    Taj Mahal and Tejo Mahalaya theory

    World-famous Taj Mahal is in the spotlight, this time not for what it is but for “what it was”. After being left out of a brochure of Uttar Pradesh govt, the monument was called a blot on India and, now,......

    October 26, 2017
  • Akhilesh Yadav makes light of Adityanath's Taj visit

    Akhilesh Yadav makes light of Adityanath's Taj visit

    Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav made light of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to the Taj Mahal, saying it is Lord Rama's "Kamaal" (wonder). "See how time changes...BJP did not consider it as a heritage...and now the CM......

    October 26, 2017
  • As Yogi wields the broom at Taj Mahal, Hindu groups chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’

    As Yogi wields the broom at Taj Mahal, Hindu groups chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s efforts to put an end to the controversies surrounding the Taj Mahal proved to be futile as fringe right-wing groups on Thursday raised slogans of “Jai Shri Ram” even as he wielded the broom......

    October 26, 2017
  • Yogi Adityanath reaches Agra, to visit Taj Mahal

    Yogi Adityanath reaches Agra, to visit Taj Mahal

    In a bid to pacify frayed tempers, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday landed in Agra to visit the Taj Mahal following a series of controversial statements by several BJP leaders on the 17th century marble wonder. As......

    October 26, 2017