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IndiaMART CEO, two others booked for selling Govardhan Hill rocks

08 Feb 2021

IndiaMART CEO, two others booked for selling Govardhan Hill rocks

The CEO of IndiaMART, an e-commerce site, and two others, were booked on Sunday for allegedly putting up an online sale of Govardhan Hill rocks, the police said.

Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

08 Jun 2020

Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

More than two months after they were shut, religious places, malls, restaurants, and hotels, reopened today as India took small steps towards unlocking.

Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

01 Mar 2020

Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

Shabista Khan, the wife of Dr. Kafeel Khan, has written to the Chief Justice of the Uttar Pradesh High Court, seeking security for her husband.

Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

14 Feb 2020

Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

Pediatrician Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was recently arrested and granted bail for allegedly making a provocative speech, has now been charged under the National Security Act (NSA).

UP: Harassed couple sets themselves on fire outside police station

28 Aug 2019

UP: Harassed couple sets themselves on fire outside police station

A couple was harassed by a muscleman in Uttar Pradesh. In hope of getting a respite, they went to police but the officials in uniform shunned them instead.

Hema Malini sweeps streets, junta finds the photo-op unreal

13 Jul 2019

Hema Malini sweeps streets, junta finds the photo-op unreal

Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini was caught in a photo-op on Saturday, one which she was clearly unprepared for.

Mother's breakfast not finished, man pulls train's emergency chain, arrested

05 Jul 2019

Mother's breakfast not finished, man pulls train's emergency chain, arrested

In a bizarre incident, a 32-year-old man was arrested for pulling the emergency chain of a train to enable his mother finish her breakfast.

Mathura: Mass cheating during LLB exams, teachers found assisting

27 Jun 2019

Mathura: Mass cheating during LLB exams, teachers found assisting

Incidents of mass cheating at two big colleges in Mathura, affiliated to the Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University (formerly Agra University), have come to light.

Mathura: Muslim mob lynched shopkeeper to death over 'lassi'

06 Jun 2019

Mathura: Muslim mob lynched shopkeeper to death over 'lassi'

In a stern message last year, the Supreme Court said India can't become the land of mob lynchings.

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress, says can't compromise with self-respect

19 Apr 2019

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress, says can't compromise with self-respect

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi, who has been instrumental in charging ruling party (BJP) on both social media and press meets, quit the party on Thursday.

Rahul Gandhi should marry "dancer" Sapna Chaudhary: BJP MLA

24 Mar 2019

Rahul Gandhi should marry "dancer" Sapna Chaudhary: BJP MLA

BJP MLA Surendra Singh, who is known for his sexist barbs, attacked popular performer Sapna Chaudhary saying the country will not "accept" her and suggested that Congress President Rahul Gandhi should marry her.

Another accused arrested in Rs. 126cr Yamuna Expressway land scam

19 Dec 2018

Another accused arrested in Rs. 126cr Yamuna Expressway land scam

The Gautam Budh Nagar Police yesterday arrested another accused in the Rs. 126 crore Yamuna Expressway land scam.

'Illegal and not permissible': India's only elephant rescue-center gets notice

05 Dec 2018

'Illegal and not permissible': India's only elephant rescue-center gets notice

India's only elephant rescue center, run by an NGO in Mathura, has been served a notice by the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) questioning its legality.

Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals including 5 children arrested in Mathura

28 Sep 2018

Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals including 5 children arrested in Mathura

Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals, including five children, were taken into custody today in a village near Mathura, police said.

Vice President Naidu, PM Modi pay tributes to Deendayal Upadhyaya

25 Sep 2018

Vice President Naidu, PM Modi pay tributes to Deendayal Upadhyaya

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Bharatiya Jana Sangh co-founder Deendayal Upadhyaya on his 102nd birth anniversary and recalled his efforts to uplift the weaker sections of the society.

RSS-backed organization to sell beauty-products made from cow urine, dung

22 Sep 2018

RSS-backed organization to sell beauty-products made from cow urine, dung

Soaps, face packs, shampoos, and medicinal products made from cow urine and dung may soon be just a click away as an RSS-backed center says it's set to sell these on Amazon India.

Special arrangements for stray cows, dogs at Nagar Nigams: Yogi

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.

Uttar Pradesh: Police busts sex racket in Mathura; three held

26 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh: Police busts sex racket in Mathura; three held

Police today claimed to have busted a sex racket in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh with the arrest of three persons and said they were trying to identify other members of the gang.

UP: Man rapes 3-year-old girl; gets 20 years' imprisonment

23 Aug 2018

UP: Man rapes 3-year-old girl; gets 20 years' imprisonment

A special court in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh has sentenced a man to 20 years in jail for raping a three-year-old girl.

Missing Ola-driver found dead, UP-police cremate body infuriating family

19 Aug 2018

Missing Ola-driver found dead, UP-police cremate body infuriating family

The kin of a deceased Muslim Ola driver, who had gone missing on August 9, is furious as the Uttar Pradesh police cremated his body, instead of burying him.

Pankaj Tripathi joins Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi'

06 Aug 2018

Pankaj Tripathi joins Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi'

Actor Pankaj Tripathi has come onboard for Kartik Aaryan-Kriti Sanon starrer 'Luka Chuppi' where he will be seen playing an estate agent from Mathura.

UP: Six-day Mudiya Poono fair to begin in Govardhan tomorrow

22 Jul 2018

UP: Six-day Mudiya Poono fair to begin in Govardhan tomorrow

The six-day Mudiya Poono fair, also known as "mini Kumbh", will begin in UP's Mathura tomorrow.

Kartik Aaryan to romance Kriti Sanon in 'Luka Chuppi'

02 Jul 2018

Kartik Aaryan to romance Kriti Sanon in 'Luka Chuppi'

Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon, who proved their mettle with 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' and 'Bareily Ki Barfi' respectively, are set to share the screen space in 'Luka Chuppi'.

Two-girls in Mathura approach police for help to 'get married'

11 Jun 2018

Two-girls in Mathura approach police for help to 'get married'

Two women, who claim to be majors, have approached the police in Mathura for help, saying they want to get married but their parents were opposing their relationship, a police official said.

UP: Security at Kashi Vishwanath, others upped after blast threats

06 Jun 2018

UP: Security at Kashi Vishwanath, others upped after blast threats

Police in UP are on alert after a letter purportedly written by a Lashkar (LeT) terrorist warned of attacks this week.

Another 12 killed in thunderstorms in UP

10 May 2018

Another 12 killed in thunderstorms in UP

The death toll in the intense thunderstorms in North India continues to rise. At least 12 more people were killed when fresh storms lashed Braj region of UP yesterday.

Kasauli murderer on-the-run crossed states, changed looks, then slipped-up

04 May 2018

Kasauli murderer on-the-run crossed states, changed looks, then slipped-up

After shooting dead an assistant town planner in full public view for discharging her duties, Vijay Singh, a Kasauli resident, fled.

Mathura singer Hemant Brijwasi wins 'Rising Star 2'

16 Apr 2018

Mathura singer Hemant Brijwasi wins 'Rising Star 2'

Hemant Brijwasi emerged the winner of live singing reality show "Rising Star 2" last night.

Pillar of Taj Mahal's entry gate collapses amid heavy rains

12 Apr 2018

Pillar of Taj Mahal's entry gate collapses amid heavy rains

A pillar at the entry gate to the Taj Mahal in Agra collapsed just past midnight yesterday amid heavy thunderstorms.

3 coaches of goods train derails near Mathura, no casualties

04 Oct 2017

3 coaches of goods train derails near Mathura, no casualties

The Indian Railways has suffered yet another train derailment.

Mathura farmer receives loan waiver of 1 paisa. What?!

19 Sep 2017

Mathura farmer receives loan waiver of 1 paisa. What?!

Chhiddi, a farmer in Mathura's Govardhan Tehsil was in for a rude shock when he received a waiver of one paisa on a Rs. 1,55,000 loan.

Sadhvi allegedly gang-raped in Mathura's Radha Rani temple

16 Sep 2017

Sadhvi allegedly gang-raped in Mathura's Radha Rani temple

In a shocking case, a sadhvi at Mathura's famous Radha Rani temple in Barsana was allegedly raped while she was sleeping in the temple hall.

UP elections: 7th phase of polling underway

08 Mar 2017

UP elections: 7th phase of polling underway

The seventh and final phase of UP polls began across 40 seats in Uttar Pradesh, including PM Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi, on March 8.

6th phase of UP Assembly Elections begins

04 Mar 2017

6th phase of UP Assembly Elections begins

The sixth and penultimate phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh has commenced today for 49 assembly seats amid tight security arrangements.

5th phase of polling in UP starts on peaceful note

27 Feb 2017

5th phase of polling in UP starts on peaceful note

The fifth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh started today morning in 51 seats across 11 districts of the state, including Amethi, Basti, Faizabad, Gonda and Sultanpur.

UP polls: Phase IV polling underway, Amethi, Rae Bareli vote

23 Feb 2017

UP polls: Phase IV polling underway, Amethi, Rae Bareli vote

Voting got underway in the fourth phase of polling in UP. 1.84cr voters across 23 constituencies in Bundelkhand and Doab, including Congress strongholds of Rae Bareli and Amethi, will choose their leaders from 680 candidates.

UP elections Phase 3: Yadav belt goes to vote

19 Feb 2017

UP elections Phase 3: Yadav belt goes to vote

Central UP, known to be the Samajwadi Party stronghold will go to polls in the 3rd phase. The party will seek to create a repeat of the resounding victory it had in 2012.

Phase-2 polling underway in UP

15 Feb 2017

Phase-2 polling underway in UP

The second phase of polling is underway in Uttar Pradesh.

UP Polls: 63% voter turnout amidst SP, BSP clash

11 Feb 2017

UP Polls: 63% voter turnout amidst SP, BSP clash

After the polling for 73 of UP's seats began, supporters of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) clashed in Meerut.

Phase 1 of voting in UP assembly elections begins

11 Feb 2017

Phase 1 of voting in UP assembly elections begins

The first phase of voting in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections has started today with 73 out of the state's total 403 constituencies going to the polls.