Free Press Journal
  • Taj Mahal

    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).

  • Relive the magic of the silent era

    The Taj Mahal is back in focus and this time for all the right reasons. Propelling the iconic 17th century monument back into news is the resurrected Indian film of the silent cinema era Shiraz. The classic made in 1928 by Bombay Talkies founder Himansu Rai is a fictitious account of the events that led to the construction of one of the wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal.

  • Taj Mahal

    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.

  • SC to hear UP govt plea against order to demolish parking lot near Taj

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear the Uttar Pradesh government’s restoration plea against its order to demolish a multi-level car parking facility being built within a kilometre of the Taj Mahal on October 27.

  • BJP creating divisiveness in society: BSP

    New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinay Katiyar of creating divisiveness in society by declaring that the Taj Mahal had been built over a Hindu Temple.

  • Taj Mahal may meet the same fate as Babri Masjid: Azam Khan

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Wednesday said he fears Taj Mahal would meet the same fate as Babri Masjid, while retorting to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Vinay Katiyar’s statement describing Taj Mahal as a “Hindu temple”. “If Babri Masjid can be destroyed, then any building in the country can be pulled down. In such a situation, it will be no surprise if Taj Mahal is also destroyed some

  • Taj Mahal sits on stolen property: Subramanian Swamy

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said he has access to documents that suggest the property where Taj Mahal was built was stolen by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan from kings of Jaipur. “There is evidence on record that Shah Jahan forced the Raja-Maharajas of Jaipur to sell this land on which Taj Mahal presently is standing, and he gave them a compensation of forty villages, which is

  • Why just Taj, demolish Parl house also, says Azam Khan

    Rampur : Monuments such as the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Parliament House and the Red Fort should be demolished as they too are “symbols of slavery” just as the Taj Mahal, Samajwadi Party general secretary Azam Khan has said.