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    Tar laid on road near Taj Mahal – over sleeping dog

    Agra: Animal rights activists are up in arms after a video went viral showing how callously a fresh layer of tar on a road to the Taj Mahal was laid burying a sleeping dog by workers of a private company.

  • Social media angry after dog buried alive in Agra

    Agra: Social activists and dog lovers vented their anger on social media over the insensitivity of construction workers after a video purportedly showed they buried a dog alive under bitumen while laying a road in the Taj city Agra. The barrage of angry comments prompted Agra’s Sadar police department to register an FIR against unknown persons.

  • Name Taj after Ram or Shivaji: BJP MLA

     Lucknow : BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh Surendra Singh has yet again stoked a controversy with yet another contentious statement. This time, he has proposed that the Taj Mahal be renamed to ‘Ram Mahal’ or ‘Krishna Mahal’.

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    Supreme Court tells Centre to restore Taj Mahal as its colour changes from yellow to brown and green

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the change of colour of the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish. The apex court suggested that the Centre take the assistance of experts from India and abroad to first assess the damage and then take steps to restore the historic monument.

  • Pillar inside Taj Mahal premises collapses due to heavy rain

    Agra (Uttar Pradesh): As heavy rain continues to lash several parts of Uttar Pradesh, a pillar of the entry gate to the world famous Taj Mahal monument collapsed on Thursday. The pillar located on the southern entry gate of the monument fell due to rain on Thursday past midnight, according to sources.


    In pictures: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with family visits Taj Mahal, gets nostalgic

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off his India tour by visiting the iconic Taj Mahal followed by a visit to an elephant conversation center in Mathura’s Churmura. The tour begins on February 17 and will conclude on February 23. The Trudeaus spent an hour at the historic monument. He first visited the Taj Mahal as a child at the age of 10. Trudeau recalled his 1983 visit to the Taj Mahal

  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Taj Mahal

    Agra: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today started his week-long visit to India with a tour of the iconic Taj Mahal, which he had first seen 35 years ago. Trudeau was accompanied by wife and three kids during the tour of white marble mausoleum on the banks of Ganga river.

  • Taj Mahal will soon be Tej Mandir: Katiyar

    It is a good thing that a festival is being organised but this Taj Mahal is not the one that existed during the time of Aurangzeb. It was our temple.

  • Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to open Taj Mahotsav with dance-drama on Lord Ram

    In a development that would again smack of polarisation and religious one-upmanship, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to have a Lord Ram-based dance drama opening the Taj Mahotsav this year. The Yogi Adityanath government’s decision to open 10-day Taj Mahotsav in Agra with Sri Ram Leela has kicked off a row with opposition charging the government with saffronising the festival.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Taj Mahal

    Lucknow: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara arrived at Agra on Tuesday morning to see the Taj Mahal.  The Israeli Prime Minister and his wife were welcomed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

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    ‘Tourist entry at Taj Mahal to be capped at 40K daily, for max 3 hours’

    New Delhi : The Archaeological Survey of India is likely to restrict the number of tourists visiting the Taj Mahal to 40,000 daily, and put a three-hour cap on each ticket holder to tour the 17th-century Mughal monument in a bid to preserve the heritage site, a source in the culture ministry told PTI.