Bihar  /  Published 22.10.18

Giriraj wants Bakhtiyarpur renamed

Union minister and BJP Nawada MP Giriraj Singh on Monday brought the name-change zeitgeist to Bihar and demanded that Bakhtiyarpur — the hometown of chief minister Nitish Kumar — be renamed, spar...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

India  /  Published 16.10.18

Allahabad is now Prayagraj, says Yogi cabinet

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday approved the state government’s decision to change the name of Allahabad to Prayagraj and resolved to write to the Centre to rename central institutions in the d...
By Piyush Srivastava in

India  /  Published 31.12.19

India at a glance

By AP in

India  /  Published 09.05.19

Who is the Mughal-e-Azam of Prayagraj?

Nothing Mughal is kosher for the Yogi Adityanath regime in Uttar Pradesh, but election managers of the BJP in Allahabad — whose name has been changed to Prayagraj by the current dispensation — are...
By Piyush Srivastava in Allahabad

India  /  Published 13.11.18

BJP ally likens party to Ravan

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Bihar  /  Published 12.11.18

Renaming cities not a big issue in Bihar

What’s in a name? A lot in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, where the government is on a name-change spree; but Bihar is willing to live and let the names live.Unlike in other states, changing names of c...
By Dipak Mishra in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 11.11.18

No financial emergency to justify invoking Section 7

Sir — It is shocking that the present government has apparently invoked Section 7 of the Reserve Bank of India Act which empowers the former to issue directives to the central bank, which is otherwi...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 14.11.18

Student at swearing-in: ‘Yogi hates Muslims’

An Uttar Pradesh college student has accused chief minister Yogi Adityanath of being full of hatred against Muslims in what is possibly the first such direct public allegation against the BJP leader...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 05.02.19

‘Oxford’ meets Prayagraj

A 132-year-old university that has given the country one President, three Prime Ministers and a key figure in the Independence movement, among other luminaries, is facing a crisis — one that threate...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.01.19

Jharkhand gets its special Kumbh train

Better late than never. Poor and elderly pilgrims of Jharkhand, who were disappointed at the postponement of the state-sponsored pilgrimage to the auspicious Kumbh-Mela in Prayagraj (formerly Allahaba...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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