Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath cuts short Karnataka visit, rushes back to visit storm-hit Agra

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth, currently on an election campaign in Karnataka, is rushing back tonight to visit storm-ravaged Agra, a senior official said today. The chief minister will arrive in Agra tonight and visit the calamity-hit areas tomorrow morning, Principal Secretary Information Avanish Awasthi said.

  • Scientist arrested in Agra for sexually assaulting two minor girls

    Agra: A scientist was arrested here for sexually abusing two minor girls, police said on Wednesday. Taj Ganj police Station House Officer (SHO) Shailendra Kumar said a fellow scientist had filed a written complaint against the accused Vishnu Dutt Sharma, 62, saying that he lured a minor girl to his house and tried to sexually abuse her.

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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.

  • SC raps UP govt in Taj Mahal protection case

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to place before it a vision document on protection and preservation of the Taj Mahal and asked why there was a “sudden flurry of activities” in the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ).

  • Valentine’s Day 2018: 5 most romantic Valentine holiday destinations

    The season of love is here and we know you have been looking forward to spending some quality time with the love of your life. So, this Valentine’s day don’t just sit at home and watch ‘Netflix and chill’ instead of that go and visit some exotic places in India with your love. This gift will be most romantic gift for that person as this one day holds phenomenal importance in every

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    Fully committed to sustainable development around Taj: UP to SC

    New Delhi : The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was “fully committed” to protecting the environment and ensuring sustainable development in and around the iconic Taj Mahal and the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ).

  • PM Urja Ganga pipeline: Work in progress on project

    Delhi : GAIL, CMD, B C Tripathi met Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, Rajive Kumar for soliciting state government support for expeditious implementation of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) connectivity and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicular conversions at Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Ferozabad, Kosi Kalan, Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut and Greater Noida where GAIL is operating City Gas Distribution (CGD) networks through its Subsidiary and Joint Venture companies.

  • Supreme Court stays its order to demolish car parking lot near Taj Mahal

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today stayed its order directing demolition of a multi-level car parking being constructed near the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra. The apex court asked the authorities to maintain status quo at the site, which is around one kilometre from the eastern gate of the 17th century monument, and said no further construction will be carried out there.

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    Supreme Court to hear plea on demolition of parking lot around Taj Mahal today

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the Uttar Pradesh Government’s plea seeking recall of its earlier order for the demolition of an under-construction multi-level parking lot near the historic Taj Mahal in Agra. The apex court on October 24, ordered demolition of the parking lot around Mughal mausoleum, Taj Mahal.

  • Akhilesh re-elected SP chief for next 5 years, Mulayam missed

    Agra (UP) : Mulayam Singh Yadav and his comrade-in-arms brother Shivpal Yadav on Thursday skipped the Samajwadi Party’s national executive where Akhilesh was re- elected as the party president.

  • Akhilesh Yadav re-elected Samajwadi Party national president for 5-years

    Agra: Akhilesh Yadav was today unanimously re-elected as the Samajwadi Party’s national president for a five-year term, further consolidating his grip over the party after sidelining his father Mulayam Singh Yadav and uncle Shivpal Yadav. His re-election was announced by senior SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav at the SP national convention here. The party’s constitution was amended to extend the tenure of the party chief to five years from the existing three

  • National Convention in Agra: Akhilesh Yadav likely to be re-elected as SP chief

    Agra: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav is likely to be re-elected as the party’s national president for five years at the SP national convention here tomorrow. Ahead of the SP’s 10th national convention, party’s top brass assembled today for the national executive meeting which will set the tone for deliberations.