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AGRA NEWS

Fashion blogger pushed off building with hands and legs tied, husband arrested

June 26, 2022 7:38 am

The blogger's family alleged that a few years into the marriage, she started being physically abused, and in one instance, was burnt with a hot iron.

Stone pelting between two communities after bike hits man in Agra

June 06, 2022 2:20 pm

According to the police, a bike rider lost balance on an under-construction road and accidentally hit a passerby in the Tajganj region. An argument took place between the two which escalated to stone-pelting between local groups, the police said.

At Raja ki Mandi station, Railways, Hindu groups face off over temple on platform

May 07, 2022 3:44 am

On April 12, the temple received a notice from the Indian Railways, stating that its “premises is situated on encroached land” and that it must be given back to the authorities.

Day after houses set on fire, tension, fear envelop Agra area

April 17, 2022 4:24 pm

On Saturday, burnt pages, broken almirahs, twisted railings and melted furniture lay scattered in the small alley. Household items covered in soot were visible from afar.

Protesting inter-faith elopement, mob sets 2 houses on fire

April 16, 2022 12:46 am

A booth in-charge has been suspended, while the role of the Sikandra police station SHO is being probed in connection with the case.

Agra mob sets ablaze houses after Muslim man, Hindu woman 'elope'

April 15, 2022 4:52 pm

"Both are adults," SSP Singh told reporters. He said police will produce the woman in court. This couldn't be done so far because of the holidays.

Scribe booked for misbehaving with cops alleges torture in custody

March 17, 2022 11:31 pm

Gaurav Bansal's lawyer claimed he was being targeted for being a journalist and doing his job.

ASI seeks report from CISF over video showing aircraft flying close to Taj Mahal

February 28, 2022 11:37 pm

Raj Kumar Patel, Superintending Archaeologist of the ASI, Agra Circle, said, "We have sought a written report from the CISF officials with regard to the viral video of the aircraft. We will brief after the report is received."

Baby Rani invokes ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’ as ascendancy buzz grows about UP BJP Jatav face

February 05, 2022 4:14 pm

Former Uttarakhand governor and prominent Dalit leader, Maurya is the ruling BJP’s candidate in Agra Rural, where the party dropped its sitting MLA Hemlata Diwakar to make way for her. She exudes confidence about her electoral prospects.

Mayawati in Agra today: Which way will she lean? BSP chief has Dalits in UP guessing

February 02, 2022 12:18 pm

Will Mayawati be kingmaker, go with BJP or keep options open, they wonder

AGRA PHOTOS

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.

AGRA VIDEOS

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.

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