21 Aug 2013
Agra: Agitating lawyers from Agra division, demanding a bench of the Allahabad High Court in western Uttar Pradesh have said they would lay siege to Taj Mahal on August 26 to press their demand.
05 Sep 2016
New Delhi: With Assembly Elections round the corner, the UP government has decided to gift Agra, The City Of Taj Mahal, its very own airport which will make it easy for tourists and architecture enthusiasts to travel to the historical city situated in western Uttar Pradesh.
07 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today declined to entertain a public interest petition seeking direction to Parliament to enact a uniform civil code to put an end to alleged discrimination being faced by Muslim women.
22 Jul 2016
Jakarta: Indonesian civil servants have been ordered not to play Pokemon Go at work in a bid to protect "state secrets", the latest sign of a growing backlash in the country against the smartphone game.
06 Nov 2015
Ahmedabad: In a strongly-worded order, the Gujarat High Court yesterday said the Quran was being misinterpreted by Muslim men to have more than one wife and the provision of polygamy was being misused by them for 'selfish reasons'.
14 Oct 2016
After the All India Muslim Personal Law Board rejected the Law Commission's questionnaire on Uniform Civil Code, a fierce debate triggered countrywide.
08 Sep 2016
Srinagar: A civil society group in Jammu and Kashmir has written to President Pranab Mukherjee, seeking a "direct dialogue" with all stakeholders, including separatists, besides advocating repeal of laws like AFSPA and ban on use of pellet guns as confidence building measures for starting talks.
20 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The list of 27 smart cities was released in another phase of the 'Smart Cities Mission' on Tuesday. These 27 cities, including Varanasi which is a parliamentary constituency of PM Modi graduated into list of smart cities.
07 Sep 2016
Agra: It is rightly said that humanity encompasses all the virtues that define kindness, charity, compassion, oneness, mercy, and harmony, without falling in complex social fibers. Rising above religious differences, 18-year-old Pooja Kushwaha, a resident of Agra's Sanjay Nagar colony, is teaching the Islamic Holy book Quran to Muslim children.
09 Aug 2016
Washington: The US on Monday strongly condemned the terror attack at a hospital in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province and offered assistance to the Pakistani government in its bid to bring to justice the perpetrators of the assault.