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ASI had released photos of Taj Mahal’s underground cells ahead of court order

May 17, 2022 9:57 am

After the court order, ASI officials had maintained that there is no secret in those rooms, they are just part of the structure, and are not unique to the Taj Mahal.

Explained: The persistent theory that Taj Mahal was a Hindu temple called 'Tejo Mahalaya'

May 15, 2022 7:09 am

Over the years, several BJP leaders have repeated and amplified unhistorical claims that the Taj is in fact a Hindu temple that was built much before the reign of Shah Jahan. A look at the theory of "Tejo Mahalaya".

Daily briefing: What led to demolition of house built under PM Awas Yojana in Khargone; Congress discusses drastic changes at the Chintan Shivir

May 14, 2022 8:15 am

What led up to the demolition of a house in Khargone, built under PM Awas Yojana; Congress discusses drastic changes at the Chintan Shivir in Udaipur; What’s in the 22 locked rooms in the Taj Mahal — here are the top stories from today’s edition.

Explained: The 22 locked 'rooms' at the Taj Mahal, and a mystery that isn't

May 14, 2022 9:52 am

The Allahabad HC has dismissed a petition seeking a "facts finding committee to study and publish the real History of Taj Mahal" and a " open the sealed doors inside the Taj Mahal to rest to the controversy".

Newsmaker | Taj Mahal plea: One BJP leader's labour of un-wonder

May 12, 2022 8:28 pm

RTI pleas, letters, appeal to Centre, HC petition, Rajneesh Singh has tried everything; SC next.

BJP slams Mufti, says she is instigating youth to pelt stones

May 13, 2022 1:44 am

“She is in fact instigating Kashmiri youth to come on the road and indulge in stone pelting,’’ said senior BJP leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of the erstwhile J&K state, Nirmal Singh.

Allahabad High Court dismisses petition to ‘open 22 sealed doors’ in Taj Mahal

May 13, 2022 1:53 am

A division bench of Justices Subhash Vidyarthi and Devendra Kumar Upadhyaya issued the order while hearing the PIL filed by Rajneesh Singh.

Plea in Allahabad HC to open 20 rooms of Taj Mahal: what is the case about?

May 12, 2022 1:25 pm

The plea contends that the Taj Mahal was a Shiva Temple named Tejo Mahalaya, and has requested for a fact-finding committee to publish the "real history" of the monument.

Erstwhile Jaipur royal family lays claim to Taj Mahal land, says have documents to prove point

May 12, 2022 12:53 pm

Talking to journalists in Jaipur Wednesday, BJP MP Diya Kumari said that the Jaipur royal family’s palace stood on the land where the Taj Mahal has been built and that Mughal emperor Shah Jahan “occupied it”.

Taj Mahal is the most searched UNESCO World Heritage Site; here are the others

May 09, 2022 5:18 pm

According to Zitango Travel's data, the mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the world, had 14 lakh searches in a month


Taj Mahal, other ASI-protected monuments reopen as India relaxes Covid curbs

June 16, 2021 5:52 pm

However, the Agra administration has capped the number of visitors at the Taj Mahal to 650 people at a time.

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.

Namaste Trump: Agra, Ahmedabad gear up for US President's visit

February 20, 2020 1:00 pm

Fresh coats of paint, uniformly coloured shop hoardings and newly dug pavements await US President Donald Trump on his scheduled maiden visit to the Taj Mahal on February 24. In pic: Fountains being cleaned at Taj Mahal ahead of Trump’s visit.

From Eiffel Tower to Taj Mahal: Delhi gets its own Wonders of the World Park

February 22, 2019 1:13 pm

From Eiffel Tower to Taj Mahal: The seven replicas have been made using different kinds of waste such as the scrap of automobile parts and other metal waste like fans, rods, iron sheets, nut-bolts, bicycle and bike parts.

In Photos: A sneak peek into Delhi's Wonders of the World Park

January 24, 2019 12:17 pm

The seven wonders are - Great Pyramid of Giza (Egypt), Eiffel Tower (Paris), Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy), Statue of Liberty (the US), Christ the Redeemer (Brazil), Colossuem (Italy) and Taj Mahal (India).

Yogi Adityanath visits Taj Mahal, participates in cleanliness drive

October 27, 2017 9:40 am

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday paid a visit to the world famous symbol of love, the Taj Mahal, in Agra city. He also participated in a cleanliness drive near the Mughal-era monument.

Vidya Balan, hubby Siddharth Roy Kapur at the monument of love Taj Mahal

February 28, 2016 6:11 pm

Actress Vidya Balan visited the Taj Mahal on Saturday (February 27) with her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur.

Preparations underway ahead of Barack Obama's Taj Mahal visit

January 21, 2015 8:02 pm

Barack Obama will be arriving in India on Jan 25 for being the Chief Guest at the R-Day parade, will visit Taj Mahal on Jan 27.