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29 dead as UP bus falls into canal on Yamuna Expressway

Yamuna Expressway accident: The cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained, but officials suspect the driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel.

Toll worker assaulted in Agra, BJP MP Ram Shankar Katheria booked

The incident took place at a toll plaza in Agra’s Etmadpur when the MP’s cavalcade, which included five cars and a bus, was crossing it while on its way from Delhi to Etawah.


In ASI plan to conserve Taj Mahal: Shoe covers, CNG in Agra

The plan recommends a comprehensive switch to CNG fuel in Agra, strict enforcement of vehicle pollution norms and steps to prevent fine dust from the construction of the Metro, among other measures.

In Agra shoe bazaar, lingering pinch of GST, note ban

"They successfully portrayed us as tax evaders and were themselves well-prepared to handle the new system. The Narendra Modi government has forced the cyclewallah, who cannot afford to employ chartered accountants, to compete with the carwallah," says Sharvan Singh.

Two constables held for blackmailing trader in Agra: Police

‘Accused demanded Rs 10 lakh and threatened to set the businessman up in a rape case’

Agra girl killed: ‘Someone was jealous, burnt her school bag and books too’

The incident has had one fallout in the village — the girls have stopped going to school. “At least 40 girls went to the same school as the girl, they are all scared to step out now."


College student gangraped in Agra; two held, two absconding

A medical examination confirmed sexual assault and injuries to her head and face sustained when she tried to fight back, said police. A senior police official said that the arrested accused and two other youths allegedly took her to a secluded area by force, and gangraped her.

Uttar Pradesh: 7 killed in bus accident on Agra-Lucknow expressway

Agra-Lucknow expressway accident: Three children were rushed to the hospital and are in a critical condition. The school children were run over by a bus on the expressway.

A Piece of Taj, Bittersweet

Agra’s petha industry nurtures a love-hate relationship with the Taj Mahal.

Inmates released without nod: Protection home official held

Agra Police has arrested the Superintendent of State Women Protection Home for allegedly allowing 45 women and eight minors leave the shelter last month without completing legal formalities and seeking permission from the authorities.

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Union Minister Katheria denies giving hate speech against Muslims in Agra

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Union Minister of State for HRD Ram Shankar Katheria on Tuesday said that he had not delivered a hate speech against Muslims in Agra in the wake of the murder of VHP worker Arun Mahaur. He also denied having incited violence against Muslims. Katheria said that what has been published in newspapers was completely untrue and said that only the convicted would be punished. He also denied using words like "badla" or "hathiyaar" in his speech. Katheria also added that every BJP minister wanted peace in the country.

Monkeys to be sterilised in Agra

Agra (UP), Jan 21 (ANI): To curb the problem of monkey menace, Agra Divisional Commissioner P Bhatnagar launched a pilot project to sterlise monkeys in the city on Thursday. Bhatnagar said in the first phase of the pilot project, around 500 monkeys would be sterilised. He added that if the first phase would be successful, then there will be a second phase with more number of monkeys.