Taj Mahal: News
19 Jul 2023Agra
Severe floods are currently ravaging northern India, causing havoc in the region.
10 Aug 2022Narendra Modi
In order to mark the country's 75 years of independence, the Government of India is celebrating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
25 Jun 2022Yogi Adityanath
Licypriya Kangujam, an 11-year-old environmental activist from Manipur, has condemned a tweet by a Samajwadi Party politician that referred to her as a "foreign tourist."
14 May 2022Jaipur
Prince Yakub Habeebuddin Tucy, who proclaims himself as a descendant of the Mughals, refuted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Diya Kumari's claim of Taj Mahal's land.
12 May 2022Allahabad High Court
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking to open the doors of 22 sealed rooms of the Taj Mahal to see "the truth, whatever it is."
20 Aug 2021Agra
After remaining closed for over a year for night viewing, the Taj Mahal in Agra will open from August 21 for visitors who want to explore the marble monument under the moonlight, the officials said on Friday.
16 Jun 2021Agra
A 40-year-old woman from Brazil was one of the early tourists to step inside the Taj Mahal premises as the monument reopened on Wednesday after being closed for around two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
04 Mar 2021India
A man has been detained in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad on Thursday for allegedly making a hoax call to the police earlier in the day, claiming that a bomb had been planted inside the iconic Taj Mahal in the city of Agra, reports say.
04 Mar 2021India
The iconic Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh's Agra was briefly shut and all tourists were immediately evacuated after the UP Police received a bomb threat call this morning.
21 Sep 2020Uttar Pradesh
Taj Mahal, the Mughal monument that has hosted renowned personalities, re-opened today, six months after coronavirus-linked curbs made it off-limits to visitors.
20 Feb 2020Donald Trump
Uttar Pradesh's Agra boasts of the Taj Mahal but it also is one of the dirtiest tourist destinations around the world.
12 Feb 2020India
We live in the age of fast-track love and harmonious break-ups, a time when the mention of happily-ever-afters and forevers get smirks and eyerolls.
08 Feb 2020Netflix
Netflix has dropped the official trailer of Taj Mahal 1989, its next Indian original series.
05 Nov 2019India
While a severe pollution grips northern India, an air purifier van has been deployed at the gates of the Taj Mahal in Agra, in a bid to provide relief to tourists visiting the Mughal-era monument.
12 Jun 2019India
If you are planning to head to Taj Mahal in near future, here's something you should know.
28 Jan 2019X
Union minister Anantkumar Hegde, who has grabbed the limelight time and again for his wild statements, has hit a new low.
10 Dec 2018India
Those wanting to see the main mausoleum of the Taj Mahal will need to buy an additional ticket of Rs. 200 from today.
10 Nov 2018Uttar Pradesh
An 83-year-old man, who had made the news and had become a sensation for constructing a 'mini Taj Mahal' in memory of his deceased wife, died of a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr late on Thursday night.
07 Nov 2018South Korea
Draped in an elegant saree, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook soaked in Diwali festivities in Ayodhya much to the delight of the people of the pilgrim town.
25 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court has extended time, till November 15, for Uttar Pradesh Government to submit a vision document on protecting the Taj Mahal from pollution.
23 Aug 2018India
The Indian soil has witnessed countless dynasties come and go, innumerable wars, and many rulers- thus resulting in a plethora of historically and culturally significant townships, featuring historic ruins, monuments, temples, and more.
22 Aug 2018India
India ranks among the top 10 popular destinations for Chinese travelers in Asia, especially for social media-influenced millennials, according to a report.
13 Aug 2018India
India's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) is considered to be the country's most patriotic brand, according to a survey.
10 Aug 2018India
India got its first IKEA store in Hyderabad yesterday. It was a hit: thousands lined up to check out the world-famous chain on Day-1 itself, creating a stampede-like situation.
21 Jul 2018Jaipur
Nothing feels better than a weekend after a hard week of work.
11 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
The SC has lashed out at the Centre and the UP government for their "lethargy" in protecting the Taj Mahal, which has now become a "hopeless cause."
11 Jul 2018India
The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Center for its "lethargy" in taking steps to protect the Taj Mahal, dubbing the issue of preserving the historic medieval structure a "hopeless cause".
09 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
Taking another step towards preservation of the Taj Mahal, the SC has upheld a January notification that barred non-locals from offering Friday prayers at the mosque in the complex.
15 Jun 2018Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP)
The United States' Central Investigation Agency (CIA) has termed Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) as 'religious militant outfits' in its World Factbook.
11 Jun 2018Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP)
Alleging a gate at the West entrance of Taj Mahal obstructed the entrance to a '400-year-old' Siddheshwar Mahadev temple, activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) created ruckus at the monument, and scared some foreign tourists too, on Sunday.
08 Jun 2018Solar Energy
Students of ACE college of engineering and management in Agra have developed a four-seater solar car named "Negen" to protect the Taj Mahal from rising air pollution in the city.
04 Jun 2018Supreme Court Of India
The color of Taj Mahal from yellow to supposed brown has troubled environmentalists; hence, a scientific study will find the exact hue of the monument.
01 May 2018Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the change of color of the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish.
30 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
With the Yamuna totally dry and a fast depleting water table, the citizens of Agra are facing an acute water shortage.
26 Apr 2018Uttar Pradesh
Multiple non-NDA states have alleged that the Central government's shortlist of 17 tourism destinations to be developed into "iconic tourism sites" reeks of political bias.
12 Apr 2018Agra
A pillar at the entry gate to the Taj Mahal in Agra collapsed just past midnight yesterday amid heavy thunderstorms.
11 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
The Wakf Board, which is embroiled in a battle over the disputed Ayodhya land, is also in the middle of an ownership fight for another object of interest: the Taj Mahal.
28 Mar 2018India
In order to manage the number of visitors to the iconic Taj Mahal, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), has decided to put a cap on the time tourists can spend there.
15 Mar 2018Egypt
Egypt has organized a photo exhibition that showcased 60 photographs taken from different parts of India by Egyptian photographer Khaled Gawdat.
23 Feb 2018Bengaluru
"Our love was divine," says Karnataka-based farmer, Rajuswamy, speaking of his deceased wife Rajamma. Divine indeed and so he has built a temple, as she had desired.
14 Feb 2018India
We live in the age of Tinder, one-night stands and harmonious break-ups, a time when the mention of happily-ever-afters and forevers get smirks and eyerolls.
12 Feb 2018Drones
Flying of drones is prohibited in and around the Taj Mahal due to "security reasons." Despite that, they were glimpsed nearly 20 times in the area last year.
17 Jan 2018India
2017 was a stupendous year for the Indian tourism industry. Foreign tourist arrivals touched a new high and crossed the 1cr mark, an increase of 15.2% over the previous year.
03 Jan 2018Environment
Environmental pollution around the Taj Mahal has taken a toll on the monument. Protective measures haven't borne fruit.
15 Dec 2017Yogi Adityanath
The Taj Mahal controversy continues unabated. Now, Taj witnessed high drama after two men decided to perform Shiv aarti inside the monument. A video of this incident also surfaced.
07 Dec 2017India
BJP MP, Vinay Katiyar is known to stoke controversies. After claiming that Taj Mahal was built by breaking down a Shiva Temple, the Bajrang Dal chief has now declared that Delhi's Jama Masjid was earlier known as "Jamuna Devi Temple."
21 Nov 2017Supreme Court Of India
The SC has lashed out at UP and refused again to let it construct a multi-level parking lot near the Taj Mahal.
26 Oct 2017Yogi Adityanath
Amid recent controversial statements made by the BJP party-men about Taj Mahal, UP CM Yogi Adityanath is finally visiting the 17th century mausoleum. Yogi, on his first visit to Taj since becoming CM, has allocated Rs. 370cr for developmental projects related to the Taj.
20 Oct 2017Subramanian Swamy
Amid controversy on the UP government's lackadaisical attitude towards the Taj Mahal, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has now said he has documents to prove the mausoleum was stolen by Shah Jahan.
18 Oct 2017Yogi Adityanath
This Diwali, Ayodhya will celebrate BJP's return to power after about 15 years with a grand celebration, giving it a poetic twist by comparing it to Prince Ram's return to Ayodhya from "vanvaas."
17 Oct 2017Yogi Adityanath
After BJP MLA Sangeet Som created controversy by saying the Taj Mahal was built by 'traitors', UP CM Yogi Adityanath announced he will visit the monument on October 25.
16 Oct 2017India
The controversy over the UP government's attitude towards the Taj Mahal refuses to die down. Now BJP MLA Sangeet Som has said it was built by 'traitors'.
10 Oct 2017India
After the UP government was criticized for keeping one of the seven wonders of the modern world, Taj Mahal, out of its tourism booklet, UP minister of religious affairs and culture Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary raked up another controversy when he said that the monument was "rightly kept out and should instead be replaced with the Guru Gorakhnath peeth."
13 Sep 2017India
While India is a prime market for dating apps like Tinder and TrulyMadly, one would assume the desire for affairs is limited to teenagers and youths in a country that views marriage as a sacred institution.
07 Sep 2017India
World Heritage Sites in India, including Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Ajanta and Ellora Caves, could soon get a major revamp with world-class facilities.
04 Sep 2017India
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12 Jul 2017Yogi Adityanath
The UP government has come under fire from academicians after it failed to include the Taj Mahal in its budgetary plans for the state's cultural heritage.
11 Feb 2017India
India's first jet engine, developed by a team of 11 from Poeir Jets Private Limited, was fired on February 8. It will be submitted for certification in about 24 weeks.