Articles about Allahabad
19 Mar 2021
Prayagraj IG bans loudspeakers during 10pm-6am after complaint against 'azaan'
The Inspector-General of Police, Prayagraj, has asked the District Magistrate to ensure a ban on the use of loudspeakers between 10 pm and 6 am, following a complaint filed by Allahabad University Vice-Chancellor Sangita Srivastava.
13 Dec 2019
UP: Dancer, shot for stopping performance, will need multiple surgeries
She was performing at a wedding function on November 30, paused to catch a breath, and her life took a deadly turn as she was shot at.
20 Nov 2019
Jawaharlal Nehru's Prayagraj ancestral home gets Rs. 4.35cr tax notice
The historic Anand Bhawan in Prayagraj, the home where former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was born, has been slapped with a Rs. 4.35 crore tax notice by the city's Municipal Corporation.
14 Oct 2019
India's fastest train stranded without AC, lights for an hour
The passengers on-board the Vande Bharat Express, one of the most premium trains of India, must have been wanting a comfortable journey. Instead, on Sunday they suffered for an hour without AC, lights, or even a fan, after the locomotive developed a technical snag.
24 Sep 2019
Questioning faith of Hindus is difficult: SC on Ayodhya matter
The Ayodhya dispute pertains to just 2.77 acres of land but its implications are far-reaching. Both Muslims and Hindus want possession of the land, and the Supreme Court is hoping to solve the case by October.
07 Sep 2019
Soon, UP schools to grow greens for mid-day meals
Government schools in Uttar Pradesh have been directed to grow green vegetables in their kitchen gardens and use them for mid-day meals.
17 Jul 2019
Vistara aircraft almost ran out of fuel, passenger recalls horror
In a shocking turn of events, a Delhi-bound Vistara flight almost ran out of fuel mid-air. The UK944 aircraft, which took off from Mumbai on Monday, landed in Lucknow with only 10 minutes of fuel in its tank.
15 Jul 2019
After Sakshi Misra, Allahabad-girl 'threatened' for marrying against family's wishes
Days after Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP MLA from Bareilly, released a video alleging her life was under threat as she married a Dalit man, another girl has followed suit.
12 Feb 2019
UP: Akhilesh Yadav "detained" at airport; war of words erupts
On Monday, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tweeted that he had been "detained" by police at the Lucknow airport as he was about to catch a special flight to Prayagraj to attend a function.
10 Feb 2019
The unique 'Ram Naam Bank' at Kumbh Mela goes digital
Embarking on a digital journey during the ongoing Kumbh, the 'Ram Naam Bank', where devotees deposit booklets after writing the name of Lord Ram, has now made its presence on the digital platform.
18 Jan 2019
Kumbh 2019: Indian Railways launches device for generating unreserved tickets
To facilitate the large number of pilgrims visiting the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, from all over the country, the Indian Railways has taken a number of steps.
08 Jan 2019
#Kumbh2019: Jobs which will be generated by Prayagraj Kumbh Mela
The Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. The Ardh Kumbh Mela or Kumbh 2019, to be held in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj (Allahabad), is expected to be much bigger this year.
04 Jan 2019
Everything about #Kumbh2019: Travel options, accommodation, important dates, and more
Kumbh Mela is considered one of the largest religious gatherings not only in India but also the world.
19 Dec 2018
Now, BJP-leaders ask Centre: What's your stand on Ram Mandir?
On Tuesday, few MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party raised the issue of Ram Mandir at the parliamentary meet and asked the Centre's stand on the issue, reports IE.
16 Dec 2018
It's all about Kumbh-Mela this season! Railways proposes 800 trains
To facilitate pilgrims arriving in large numbers during the Kumbh Mela in 2019, the Railways has proposed running 800 special trains from various stations of UP's Prayagraj district.
11 Dec 2018
Railways gives Prayagraj station beautiful makeover ahead of 'Kumbh Mela'
Indian Railways has always strived to give a memorable experience to passengers.
22 Oct 2018
After Allahabad's renaming, Shimla might be renamed to Shyamala
It seems like Shimla is set to join the increasingly long list of Indian cities that have been renamed.
16 Oct 2018
Allahabad renamed to Prayagraj as UP Cabinet clears proposal
A couple of days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced his plans to rename the historic city of Allahabad to Prayagraj, the UP Cabinet, on Tuesday, cleared the renaming proposal.
15 Oct 2018
Congress opposes CM Adityanath's plan to rename Allahabad
On Sunday, the Congress voiced strong opposition to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's plans of renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj.
07 Oct 2018
Railways to run Allahabad-Delhi special trains to ferry Pravasi delegates
The Indian Railways has firmed up plans to run special 'Pravasi Bharti' trains between Allahabad and Delhi to ferry delegates of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas from the Kumbh Mela in time for the Republic Day event in the national capital, sources said.
01 Oct 2018
UP: Six bus passengers killed after being run-over by truck
Six passengers were today killed and three others injured after being hit by a speeding truck while they were pushing a roadways bus that had broken down.
19 Sep 2018
Kumbh Mela: UP to build roads, name them after Vajpayee
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has said every urban local body in UP will develop an attractive road that will be named as the "Atal Gaurav Path" after former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
15 Sep 2018
Congress workers protest in Allahabad after removal of Nehru statue
A statue of former PM Jawaharlal Nehru was removed from an intersection in Allahabad as part of a road-widening project, triggering protests by the Congress.
04 Sep 2018
Allahabad: Retired cop thrashed, 49 times in 90 seconds; dies
In a barbaric incident, a 70-year-old retired sub-inspector (SI), Abdul Samad Khan, was brutally beaten to death in broad daylight in Allahabad over a property-related dispute.
01 Sep 2018
Special arrangements for stray cows, dogs at Nagar Nigams: Yogi
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said special arrangement for the upkeep of stray cows, dogs, monkeys, and birds would be made at every Nagar Nigam of the state.
21 Aug 2018
Man found hanging, wife stuffed in fridge, daughters in suitcase
In a rather gruesome case reported out of Allahabad, police have recovered the body of a man, along with his family members comprising his wife and three daughters.
20 Jul 2018
Congress didn't pay Rs. 35/month rent, asked to vacate Allahabad-office
The grand old party, the Congress may be looking to regain its lost lustre in national politics but it stands to lose its iconic office in Allahabad.
02 Jul 2018
UP: Muslim businessman donates money for construction of 51 temples
Just when reports of communal tension lead us to believe the society has fallen far, some gestures show not all hope is lost.
01 Jul 2018
Islamic State offers Allahabad-youth $5000/month for information on Indian Intelligence
The terrorist outfit Islamic State (IS) tried luring an Allahabad youth and offered him $5000 per month in exchange of information on Indian Intelligence Agencies.
29 Jun 2018
Mumbai crash: Brave pilots who sacrificed themselves to save hundreds
Yesterday's Mumbai crash has brought to the fore tales of heroism about the two people in charge, Chief Pilot Pradeep Rajput and Co-pilot Maria Zuberi, who saved many lives by directing the aircraft towards a vacant construction site.
18 Jun 2018
UP STF arrests 16 for cheating in police recruitment exam
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force has arrested at least 16 people in connection with cheating in the UP police constable recruitment examination.
28 May 2018
Work at Kumbh Mela for Rs. 50,000/month: Details here
Young professionals can get a chance to earn money by working at the Ardh Kumbh Mela, which is held in Allahabad every six years.
27 Apr 2018
Google doodle celebrates eminent Hindi poet Mahadevi Varma's birth anniversary
Google is celebrating eminent Hindi poet Mahadevi Varma's 111th birth anniversary with a doodle.
14 Feb 2018
Allahabad student murder: Main accused arrested after five days
The main accused in the brutal killing of a law student in Allahabad has been arrested five days after the murder.
12 Feb 2018
Allahabad law student dies after brutal assault at restaurant
A second-year law student of Allahabad died after he was brutally assaulted over an altercation at a restaurant.
11 Feb 2018
Poster shows Rahul Gandhi as Krishna protecting 'Draupadi' Renuka Chowdhury
A Youth Congress leader in Allahabad has waded into the Congress-BJP war over PM Narendra Modi's comments on MP Renuka Chowdhury, but it's his poster that has drawn attention.
20 Jan 2018
The 31-year-old lawyer behind disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs
AAP is in serious trouble: 20 of its MLAs are in the dock for holding "office of profit."
05 Jan 2018
UP cinema halls to screen Kumbh Mela logo before movies
As per a new diktat by Yogi Adityanath government, along with the national anthem, cinema halls in UP will also show the Kumbh Mela logo before screening a film.
05 Dec 2017
Ayodhya dispute: Final hearing in SC, matter postponed to February
The SC had begun the final hearing on the Ayodhya land dispute today, a day before the 25th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition.
25 Nov 2017
Allahabad HC gags media from reporting in Yogi's hate-speech case
The Allahabad HC banned the media from reporting on the proceedings of the 2008 Gorakhpur hate speech case; UP CM Yogi Adityanath is the prime accused.