Articles about Mathura

Mathura: UP court allows petition seeking removal of Idgah mosque

19 May 2022

India
Mathura: UP court allows petition seeking removal of Idgah mosque

Amid the ongoing Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi Mosque row, an Uttar Pradesh court on Thursday allowed another petition seeking the removal of the Shahi Idgah mosque near the Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura.

Braj ki Holi: Barsana, Vrindavan and Mathura Holi celebrations

17 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
Braj ki Holi: Barsana, Vrindavan and Mathura Holi celebrations

Holi, the festival of colors, is celebrated all across India with pomp and zeal along with bright colors, dance, music, and good food.

Man sentenced for 20 years for raping mentally unsound woman

11 Sep 2021

India
Man sentenced for 20 years for raping mentally unsound woman

A court in Mathura has sentenced a 47-year-old man to 20 years in jail for raping an 18-year-old mentally unsound woman whose mother used to occasionally hire his services as a driver, a government counsel said on Saturday.

Twenty-two wards of Mathura-Vrindavan Nagar Nigam declared holy pilgrimage sites

11 Sep 2021

India
Twenty-two wards of Mathura-Vrindavan Nagar Nigam declared holy pilgrimage sites

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday declared 22 wards of the Mathura-Vrindavan Nagar Nigam area as holy pilgrimage sites.

Mathura municipal body nabs 100 monkeys, will catch more

02 Sep 2021

India
Mathura municipal body nabs 100 monkeys, will catch more

The municipal body of Mathura has started nabbing monkeys under a 15-day program initiated to deal with the menace caused by the animals in the city.

Mathura temples gearing up to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami

28 Aug 2021

India
Mathura temples gearing up to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami

Preparations have started in different temples of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh for Janmashtami celebrations, slated for August 30.

Govardhan's Giriraj Parikrama canceled due to COVID-19

15 Jul 2021

India
Govardhan's Giriraj Parikrama canceled due to COVID-19

The Giriraj Parikrama at Mudiya Poono fair in Govardhan has been banned in view of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Thursday.

Mathura on high alert following arrest of terrorists in Lucknow

12 Jul 2021

India
Mathura on high alert following arrest of terrorists in Lucknow

Security has been beefed up in Mathura following the arrest of two operatives of the Al Qaeda-linked Ansar Ghazwatul Hind in Lucknow, who were planning to attack several places across the state including the temple town, police said on Monday.

Mathura introduces strict COVID-19 curbs, 14-day quarantine for symptomatic visitors

17 Apr 2021

India
Mathura introduces strict COVID-19 curbs, 14-day quarantine for symptomatic visitors

The Mathura district administration, on Friday, introduced some curbs in the wake of rising coronavirus cases, saying people coming from other states would have to undergo screening for COVID-19.

Mathura woman contracts a South African strain of COVID-19

27 Mar 2021

India
Mathura woman contracts a South African strain of COVID-19

A Mathura village woman was on Friday found to have been infected earlier this month with a South African strain of COVID-19, while two district health workers have contracted the disease despite having been given both shots of anti-COVID-19 vaccine.

Women's Day: Widows of Vrindavan vaccinated against COVID-19

09 Mar 2021

India
Women's Day: Widows of Vrindavan vaccinated against COVID-19

Two dozen widows at Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district got vaccinated against COVID-19 on International Women's Day on Monday, according to a non-government organization (NGO).

IndiaMART CEO, two others booked for selling Govardhan Hill rocks

08 Feb 2021

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

Politics
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

Delhi
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

India
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

India
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

Politics
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

Politics
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

India
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

India
'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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

Entertainment
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

India
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

Entertainment
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

Entertainment
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

India
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.