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Mathura: 4 journalists among 7 held for extortion of trader, say cops

September 18, 2021 5:30 am

The journalists arrested were identified as Richa Sharma (50), Ajeet Kumar (27), Jitendra Sharma (29), and Bahadur (28). The police are looking for two more local journalists, and collecting the background information of the four arrested.

‘What is this Hindu, Muslim? Who says ban will hit only few’

September 12, 2021 2:02 pm

The Uttar Pradesh government has notified that 22 out of 70 municipal wards in Mathura-Vrindavan are "pavitra teerth sthal (holy pilgrimage sites)", effectively banning the sale of non-vegetarian food and liquor there.

Adityanath imposes ban on meat, liquor trade in Mathura

August 31, 2021 7:12 am

He suggested that those engaged in liquor and meat trade may take up selling milk in order to revive the glory of Mathura, that was known for producing huge quantity of animal milk.

1 held in Mathura over threats to Muslim cook at dosa stall

August 30, 2021 3:52 am

According to Irfan, the complainant, a group of men had heckled him on August 18, objecting to the name of his stall — Shrinath Dosa Corner.

Mathura: FIR filed after dosa-seller ‘warned’, stall vandalised over its name

August 29, 2021 7:57 am

According to the FIR, the complainant, Irfan, alleged that some people came to his stall on August 18 and asked why he had named it ‘Shrinath’.

Noida administration issues alert on viral fever

August 27, 2021 1:52 pm

According to officials, the warning was issued after six people died due to viral fever in Mathura.

Gang involved in forging fake bail sureties busted in Mathura, two held: Police

August 09, 2021 12:46 am

"During investigation, it was found that these persons used fake identification documents, including Aadhar card, to take sureties of criminals. So far, we have found that the gang forged documents to bail out 10 criminals," SHO, Refinery police station, said.

Sri Krishna Janmabhumi dispute: Hindu outfit moves court for amicable settlement

June 23, 2021 10:29 am

Intazamia Committee (management committee) would be offered a piece of land larger than the one on which Shahi Masjid Idgah stands, said advocate Mahendra Pratap Singh, the president of Sri Krishna Janmabhumi Mukti Aandolan Samiti.

Mathura firing: Cow vigilante group says was on ‘rounds’, held men, told cops

June 06, 2021 2:32 am

The group admits sending out an alert regarding seven men “smuggling” cattle in the early hours. The attack happened around 3 am at Tumaula village in Mathura, with the seven men in the white pick-up reportedly chased for several kilometres before they rammed into a wooden cart.

Mathura: Men barge into mosque, take away wires of loudspeaker

May 04, 2021 8:39 am

According to police, the accused climbed straight to the roof of the mosque and took away wires of the loudspeaker.


Janmashtami 2021: Celebrations take place amid Covid-19 fears

August 30, 2021 10:04 pm

Krishna puja is usually conducted at midnight; the ritualistic puja includes 16 steps which are part of the Shodashopachara puja vidhi.

How India celebrated Janmashtami

August 13, 2020 2:44 pm

As per the Hindu tradition, Krishna is believed to have been born in Mathura at midnight on the eighth day of the Bhadrapada month.

A riot of colours: Barsana, Nandgaon celebrate Lathmar Holi

March 05, 2020 3:39 pm

Lathmar Holi means playing with sticks. In the festival, menfolk try to smear colour on women who traditionally protect themselves with lathis or sticks.

Express Wanderlust: Here's why March is a great time to visit Mathura

February 27, 2020 5:02 pm

The birthplace of Lord Krishna awaits you

Jumbo leap: India opens first hospital for elephants

November 20, 2018 7:05 am

At India’s first hospital for elephants, opened last week in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura, 49-year old Asha placed her left foreleg on a stool for a doctor to attend to an injury while visitors filmed it all on their mobile phones.

Hema Malini in Mathura before the sixth phase of LS polls

April 24, 2014 5:07 pm

Hema Malini, BJP candidate from Mathura busy with the photo session with her fans at a hotel in Mathura, a day before the Polling.