19 May 2022Supreme Court Of India
Mathura: Court allows petition seeking removal of Shahi 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.
17 Mar 2022Holi
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.
11 Sep 2021POCSO
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.
11 Sep 2021Uttar Pradesh
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.
02 Sep 2021India
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.
28 Aug 2021Uttar Pradesh
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.
15 Jul 2021Uttar Pradesh
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.
12 Jul 2021Uttar Pradesh
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.
17 Apr 2021Uttar Pradesh
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.
27 Mar 2021COVID-19
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.
09 Mar 2021International Women's Day
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).
08 Feb 2021India
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.
08 Jun 2020Haryana
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.
01 Mar 2020Aligarh Muslim University
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.
14 Feb 2020Aligarh Muslim University
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).
28 Aug 2019Uttar Pradesh
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.
13 Jul 2019Lok Sabha
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.
05 Jul 2019Railway Protection Force
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.
27 Jun 2019Exams
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.
06 Jun 2019India
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.
19 Apr 2019Jyotiraditya Scindia
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.
24 Mar 2019Sonia Gandhi
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.
19 Dec 2018India
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.
05 Dec 2018India
'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.
28 Sep 2018Migrants
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.
22 Sep 2018Narendra Modi
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.
01 Sep 2018Yogi Adityanath
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.
26 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
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.
23 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
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.
19 Aug 2018Muslims
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.
06 Aug 2018Bollywood
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.
22 Jul 2018Uttar Pradesh
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.
11 Jun 2018Homosexuality
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.
06 Jun 2018Terror Attack
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.
10 May 2018Uttar Pradesh
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.
04 May 2018Himachal Pradesh
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.
16 Apr 2018Uttar Pradesh
Mathura singer Hemant Brijwasi wins 'Rising Star 2'
Hemant Brijwasi emerged the winner of live singing reality show "Rising Star 2" last night.
04 Oct 2017Piyush Goyal
3 coaches of goods train derails near Mathura, no casualties
The Indian Railways has suffered yet another train derailment.
19 Sep 2017Yogi Adityanath
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.
16 Sep 2017Uttar Pradesh
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.