24 Jan 2015
Mathura: As icy winds and fog in North India forced people to stay indoors, residents of this town are shedding all fear of cold to be drenched in the 50-day Brij Bhumi Holi, starting on Saturday, the day when Vasant Panchami falls.
09 Jan 2015
Mathura: The Bharatiya Janata Party MP Hema Malini on Friday said that boosting tourism will not only create employment opportunities but lead to an all-round development of Mathura.
28 Aug 2013
Mathura/New Delhi: The Janmashtami fervour has gripped the entire nation on the auspicious occasion of birthday of Lord Krishna whose birthplace Mathura is all decked up and teeming with devotees to celebrate the festival today (on Wednesday).
27 Aug 2013
Mathura: Preparation for Wednesday's Krishna Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, has reached a crescendo in the Braj region of Uttar Pradesh, with temples all decked up and devotees thronging the area for a glimpse of the deities.
27 Aug 2013
New Delhi: Security in and around the temples in the holy towns of Mathura and Vrindavan has been beefed up to avert any untoward incident during auspicious Janmashtami, police said.
08 Dec 2014
Mathura: The office-bearers of a Mathura-based NGO which recently organised an eye-camp in Punjab where some patients later complained of losing eyesight, were found missing and untraceable when a Punjab Police team looked for them on Sunday.
01 Nov 2014
Mathura: Protesting against non-payment of compensation for their land inundated due to construction of Gokul barrage, hundreds of farmers on Saturday blocked road, torched two buses and clashed with police, who resorted to lathicharge, injuring at least 18 people including five policemen in the melee.
27 Aug 2013
Mathura: Thousands of Muslim artisans in the region have been working round the clock to make countless bejewelled costumes and accessories for the idols of Krishna and other Hindu deities for the Janmashtami festival on Wednesday.
25 Oct 2014
Mathura: Hundreds of devotees took a dip at the Yamuna ghats in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura and Vrindavan cities on the occasion of Yam Dwitiya on Saturday morning, undeterred by the stink and high level of pollutants in the water, activists said.
04 Dec 2014
Mathura: Bollywood actress and MP from Mathura Hema Malini on Wednesday demanded immediate release of water into the Yamuna river from the Hathini Kund barrage to ensure that pilgrims who visit the land of Lord Krishna are not put to inconvenience.