Taj Mahal
Opinion  /  Published 28.05.22

Letters to the editor: The enduring charm of Mitti Attar

Bottled bliss   Sir — As soon as the dark clouds gather and the first drops of rain start falling on the ground, one is engulfed in a familiar, sweet scent — petrichor. In Kannauj i...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 26.05.22

Taj mosque: 4 held for offering namaz

Four people were arrested for offering 'namaz' at the Shahi mosque in the Taj Mahal premises, police said on Thursday. The four were booked under section 153 of the IPC which punishes "p...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Agra

India  /  Published 13.05.22

Taj: HC dismisses plea to open 'closed rooms'

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Thursday threw out a petition that sought to prove the Taj Mahal was built after demolishing a Hindu temple, asking the petitioner not to “make a moc...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 12.05.22

Let locked rooms remain: HC

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking a ''fact-finding inquiry'' into the history of the Taj Mahal and the "opening of 22 rooms'' on the monument&#...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 12.05.22

Mehbooba: Let go of mosques

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday asked Muslims to better give up their mosques than risk Right-wing Hindu groups shedding their blood and blowing up their houses, wa...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.22

Revisiting restored Humayun’s tomb

I have visited Humayun’s tomb several times, seeing it transform from its earlier decrepitude to the beautiful, sensitively restored monument-space it is today. The tomb was one of my favourite ...
By Ruchir Joshi

Books  /  Published 18.03.22

The six sisters

Book name: Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri: Monuments, Cities and Connected Histories Author: Shashank Shekhar Sinha Publisher: Macmillan Price: Rs 599 At a time when the Central Vista project casts i...
By Jayanta Sengupta 

India  /  Published 10.03.22

CBI case against ASI on Taj maintenance ‘fraud’

The CBI has registered a case of large-scale corruption in maintenance of archaeological gardens at historical sites in Uttar Pradesh such as the Taj Mahal and The Residency allegedly by Archaeologica...
By PTI in New Delhi


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