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Agra panchayat polls: BJP leader accuses district official of threatening him

May 06, 2021 1:09 am

In a video of the purported incident, which has gone viral on social media, Additional District Magistrate (Protocol) Pushpraj Singh is heard telling BJP Mahanagar Adhyaksh for Agra, Bhanu Mahajan: “...I am telling you that you are not a bigger BJP person than I am."

UP panchayat polls: 71 per cent turnout recorded in first phase, repolling ordered in 2 booths

April 16, 2021 4:58 am

Repolling was ordered in two booths in the districts of Agra and Kanpur Nagar after clashes were reported, said UP Election Commission Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Satish Kumar Singh.

Man dies of burns as girlfriend throws acid on him in Agra

March 26, 2021 10:58 am

Sonam, a nurse at a private hospital here, and Devendra, an assistant at a pathology lab, knew each other for a long time and were in a relationship, they said.

Priest found dead in temple in Agra

March 17, 2021 6:11 pm

The police suspect the priest was killed by someone under the influence of alcohol as they recovered a liquor bottle from the temple premises.

Video of man making butter tea in Agra goes viral, prompts reactions online

January 20, 2021 11:02 am

The video, which was shared on ‘foodieagraaaaa’ page on Instagram, was reportedly shot at the Baba Tea Stall, situated in the city of Agra, India.

After Baba Ka Dhaba, video of a chaat wala in Agra goes viral; netizens respond generously

October 13, 2020 7:13 pm

Saying that he puts up his stall everyday in Professors Colony, Kamla Nagar in Agra, the blogger informed he is there everyday from 5:30 pm onwards, urging locals to drop by.

Agra: The city built by Mughals didn’t have much of a history before it

September 26, 2020 8:18 am

Agra acquired its days of glory under the Mughals, and was soon to shed it off with the decline of the dynasty.

Explained: 700-plus places in India that bear the names of Mughals today

September 17, 2020 8:32 am

Uttar Pradesh, whose govt says Mughals can't be our 'heroes', has 396 villages and towns named after them; Akbar is the Mughal emperor who has most places named after him across India.

43 govt school teachers booked for ‘using’ fake B.Ed degrees to get job

July 02, 2020 10:44 am

The teachers – 24 in Agra and 19 in Kannauj – have been in the government job for nearly a decade and were dismissed from the service in March before the nationwide lockdown was announced.

Explained: How Agra, Bhilwara and Pathanamthitta coronavirus models differ

April 19, 2020 4:55 pm

Coronavirus (COVID-19): After early cases in Agra, Bhilwara and Pathanamthitta, respective state and district administrations worked hard to contain the outbreak within those geographies. Model by model, how they went about it.


Visitors back at Taj Mahal as 'monument of love' reopens after 6 months

September 21, 2020 7:02 pm

According to ASI estimates, the Taj Mahal receives around 70-80 lakh visitors each year, including a large number of foreign tourists who are not likely to come till regular international flights resumes in the country.

India all set to welcome US President Donald Trump today

February 24, 2020 8:23 am

Across the Sabarmati river on the east bank, a huge poster with the Trumps and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been put up.


Union Minister Katheria denies giving hate speech against Muslims in Agra

March 01, 2016 8:45 am

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

January 21, 2016 5:47 am

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.