India  /  Published 04.05.22

Ayodhya sadhu held in Agra

A sadhu from Ayodhya has been detained in Agra for trying to vitiate the atmosphere on Id after he reached the Taj Mahal with the stated intention of “purifying” the mausoleum and offering...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 30.04.22

Sangh for temple, not tracks

Activists from the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal on Friday held a dharna on the porch of the divisional railway manager’s office in Agra to protest a notice to shift a temple from a ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 16.04.22

‘Love jihad’ fire burns houses

Alleged members of a little-known Hindutva group torched two houses belonging to a young Muslim man in Agra on Friday after local Sangh parivar leaders accused him of “love jihad”. Gym tr...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.04.22

Agra: Mob on a rampage

Right-wing activists on Friday set ablaze two houses belonging to the family of a Muslim man accused of kidnapping a Hindu woman, who said in a video clip that she went willingly with him. Police arre...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Agra

News  /  Published 26.02.22

Biker skids on Vivekananda Road tram track, dies

Two brothers, who were wanted in a heist at a gold loan company in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra, were arrested from South 24-Parganas’ Sonarpur on the southern fringes of Kolkata on Thursday night...
By Our Special Correspondent in Vivekananda Road


India  /  Published 26.12.21

Santa effigies burnt in Agra

Accusing Christian missionaries of using the Christmas festival as an opportunity to spread Christianity by resorting to gift-distribution spree through Santa Claus to attract children and the poor to...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Agra

India  /  Published 26.09.21

UP: Teachers suspended for dancing

Five teachers of a government primary school in the Agra district have been suspended for "unethical behaviour" after a video purportedly showing them dancing to film songs in a classroom su...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Agra

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.21

Agra: Changes in the heartland

Agra’s majestic Mughal heritage illustrates the ideological contestations shaping urban politics in the heartland state of Uttar Pradesh. Hindu nationalist ideologues portrayed the Mughals as fo...
By Ravi Shankar Jayaram

India  /  Published 12.06.21

Agra ‘mock drill’ death cry

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 09.06.21

Mock O2 drill: hospital’s licence suspended

All patients were shifted out from a private hospital in Agra and its licence suspended on Wednesday after it allegedly conducted a "mock drill" by cutting off oxygen supply for five minutes...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Agra


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