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

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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

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...
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Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Jana tha Japan, pahunch gaye Cheen

Jana tha Japan, Pahunch Gaye CheenThe Centre has rejected the Bengal government's proposal to change the name of the state. Union minister of state for home, Nityanand Rai, said something about “con...
By Upala Sen in

India  /  Published 20.01.20

SC notice to Yogi govt on Allahabad’s new name

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to respond to a petition that has challenged the state’s decision to rename Allahabad city as Prayagraj, a move Allahabad High Court ha...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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

Opinion  /  Published 25.11.18

Farm policy can help tackle malnutrition

Rude shockSir — The report, “Lamp thugs harass lake tourists at Baranti” (Nov 16), was frightening. I visited the place with my family last month. We used to take strolls along the lakeside in t...
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